Could a privatized rail line connect New Hampshire residents to Massachusetts and Rhode Island? Paid sick leave is official in Rhode Island: Could this help or hurt the state's economy? And the first medical marijuana plants in Cape Cod are flowering! What happens next? All that and more on this week's regional news roundtable.
- Arnie Arnesen, host of WNHN's "The Attitude with Arnie Arnesen." Follow Arnie on Twitter.
- Philip Eil, freelance journalist based in Providence, R.I. Follow Philip on Twitter.
- Paul Pronovost, editor of the Cape Cod Times. Follow Paul on Twitter.
Stories we discussed on this week's regional news roundtable:
- Cape Cod Times: Pot destined for Mashpee starting to flower in Plymouth
- The Intercept: On heels of progressive wave, Rhode Island expands sick leave to 100,000 workers
- Concord Monitor: Trump fuels early N.H. visits by potential 2020 Democratic White House contenders
- Cape Cod Times: Housing authority member to resign after Facebook post
- NHPR: Nashua Mayor: Proposed Commuter Rail Project Win-Win for City
- Concord Monitor: The idea of private passenger rail in N.H. is very unusual, but not impossible
- Providence Journal: Benny’s to close all 31 stores by end of year