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Pilgrim Nuclear is First in Shutdowns; Post-Sandy Funds; More!

PLYMOUTH- No, this isn't the brokerbabble for a fixer-upper short sale: "From broken water pumps, leaky valves and steaming pipes to elusive electrical problems, it's been a tough year for Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station." So tough that, "...mechanical problems and off-site power outages have forced the operation to shut down six times since January, making it No. 1 among the U.S. fleet of 100 commercial nuclear reactors for shutdowns this year." [Cape Cod Times]

MASSACHUSETTS - Bucks for the Bay State: "Massachusetts has received $10.4 million in federal funding for four ecological restoration projects stemming from last year's Superstorm Sandy." The Parker's River restoration project in Yarmouth and the Muddy Creek Wetland in Chatham and Harwich are two of the beneficiaries. [WBUR]

NANTUCKET - Need help figuring out the Special Town Meeting Warrant Articles? Who doesn't. Here's a handy guide for the November 4, 2013 Nantucket town meeting. [Inquirer and Mirror]

PROVINCETOWN - Problems with bullying, social media, uncivil discourse, and angry crowds: "Public meetings here have always been lively. But lately people are wondering if the discussions have become so nasty that it's hampering the town's day-to-day business." [Cape Cod Times]