A Roundup of the Week's Local News

Jun 20, 2014

The Charles W. Morgan sails again.
Credit WCAI/Brian Morris

WCAI's Mindy Todd hosts local journalists for a discussion about the news of the week.  Guest include George Brennan of the Cape Cod Times, Nelson Sigelman of the Martha's Vineyard Times, Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror, Jim DeArruda of the New Bedford Standard-Times, Sally Rose of the Provincetown Banner, and Geoff Spillane of the Mashpee Enterprise.

Among the stories making news this week: local reaction to the U.S. Patent Office ruling that the Washington Redskins NFL team name is disparaging of Native Americans; opposition growing to a proposed management plan for Monomoy; the historic whaling ship Charles W. Morgan sails again; Cape Cod Young Professionals release findings of a new survey; a new option for college-bound students on the Cape; Nantucket awaits state law changes on funeral homes; an update on rail service to the South Coast; complaints over non-local vendors at the Provincetown Farmers Market.