News Roundup: Rates to Rise at Nat'l Seashore; Federal Funding Coming for Cape Transit Agencies

Dec 1, 2017

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week. His guests include: Cindy McCormick of the Cape Cod Times; Sara Brown of the Vineyard Gazette; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Ann Wood of the Provincetown Banner; George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times; and Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror.

Among the stories we talk about, National Seashore officials ask to more than triple the entry fee for pedestrians and bicyclists; Cape transit agencies will see more than 3 million dollars in additional federal funding; a Hyannis homeless shelter copes with rising numbers of elderly homeless; contention over Cape Wind continues; a right whale carcass comes ashore on Nantucket; a new report cites Barnstable County as having the state's highest rate of heavy drinking; a popular snack bar at Nauset Beach will see its lease expire in three years; a Vietnam-War-era memorial is proposed for Sandwich.