Local Matters



Highlighting the people, projects and ideas of Chittenden County.

Programs in this Series

Format: 2021-09-18
Format: 2021-09-18
BTVGreen - Cannabis Amnesty Referendum - 09/02/2015
Albert Petrarca, Founder of BTVGreen, speaks to the upcoming Cannabis Amnesty Referendum to be in front of the Burlington City Council at the end of September 2015.  A previous, 2014 initiative was blocked by the council.  BTVGreen aims...
BTVGreen - Upcoming Initiatives - 08/02/2015
Albert Petrarca, Co-founder of BTVGreen, speaks to the upcoming initiatives to create a more holistic, just and sustainable cannabis and hemp culture. More information at: http://btvgreen.com/   Facebook.com/btvgreen  info [at] btvgreen [dot]...
Turning the Bus Around - People's Voice to Bus Planning - 01/21/2015
 The Vermont Community Alliance for Public Transportation Brings the People's Voice to Bus Planning.  Guest Charles Norris-Brown and Don MacDonald, VCAP Advocate speaks with host Shelagh Cooley.  more information: vermontcapt [at...
Community Discussion on Burlington School District - 11/03/2014
Jim Holway, Smarter Budgets hosts a conversation with David Hartnett, Ward 4 City Councilor, Helen Hossley, Concerned Parent, Kathy Chasan, Smarter Budgets andAdrianne Fisk, Concerned Citizen: A) What defines a high quality School Commissioner...
Talking about Transportation - 10/07/2014
 Don MacDonald shares insights into the proposed opening of a major section Autoroute 35, serving the Montreal area and south.
BTVGreen - 09/16/2014
Albert Petrarca, Co-founder of BTVGreen, speaks to ongoing efforts of creating a more holistic, just and sustainable cannabis and hemp culture. More information at: http://btvgreen.com/   Facebook.com/btvgreen  info [at] btvgreen [dot] com
Vermont State Bank - 08/05/2014
Host Shelagh Cooley speaks with Gwendolyn Hallsmith, the Executive Director of the Public Banking Institute, the founder of Global Community Initiatives, and author of two books and three workbooks: The Key to Sustainable Cities: Meeting Human Needs...
SOLE Camp: Sustainable Outdoor Leadership and Education Summer Camp - 07/23/2014
Host Donna Jacobs talks to Ashley Eaton,AmeriCorps Environmental Educator, about the SOLE Camp.   The Winooski Valley Park District's new Sustainable Outdoor Leadership and Education summer camp - SOLE Camp! The mission of SOLE Camp is...
Biking and Walking for Everyone - 07/15/2014
 Executive Director of Local Motion Emily Boedecker and Ward 7 City Councilor Tom Ayres share insights into the programs and projects Local Motion and Burlington neighborhoods are involved with to realize 'Biking and Walking for Everyone...
The People Will Be Served - CCTA - 07/09/2014
 Shelagh Cooley and Don MacDonald share perspectives into CCTA from a consumer view.
The Future of Burlington Telecom - 07/08/2014
Host Shelagh Coooley talks with Lauren-Glenn Davitian about the future of Burlington Telecom.
BTVGreen - Legalization and Beyond - 06/30/2014
Organizer Dave Davidson, from BTVGreen, speaks to efforts of a more holistic, just and sustainable cannabis and hemp culture, and shares information on the July 5th, 2014 Statewide Conference being held in Burlington, Vt.  More information at:...
Current Events Conversation with Jonathan - 06/26/2014
Long time Channel 17 volunteer Jonathan McCandless shares his perspective on politics, technology, pets and more.
Rental Housing Discrimination Report - 06/24/2014
Host Tom Garrett, Executive Director of Law Line, speaks with Rachel Batterson, Project Director of the Housing Discrimination Law Project at Vermont Legal Aid, and Karen Richards, Executive Director of the Vermont Human Rights Commission on the...
Retiring Champlain Valley Area Agency on Aging, Executive Director, John Barbour - 06/02/2014
Retiring Executive Director of the Champlain Valley Agency on Aging John Barbour, shares highlights of his time with the agency and the work accomplished. www.cvaa.org

Featured Story

How Our Friends Open the Doors!

In early July, MMCTV moved to a new location, renting a space on the 3rd floor of the Richmond Town Center. It’s an exciting shift into the center of town, with three nonprofit neighbors also in the building and the library across the parking lot. While hosting our TV camp for youngsters in August, we enjoyed having the elbow room at our new space!


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