Local Matters

Producer

Description

Highlighting the people, projects and ideas of Chittenden County.

Programs in this Series

Format: 2019-08-25
Format: 2019-08-25
Navicate Interns - 05/28/2014
Navicate Interns Samantha Taylor and Deborah Katsuva share insights into their experiences with the Navicate Intern porgram.
Burlington Wards Celebrate 30+ Years and Welcome to Ward 8 - 05/07/2014
Host Jim Holway, Ward 4 Steering Committee is joined by Mannie Lionni, Ward 7, and Jean Hopkins, Ward 1 Steering Committee to discuss the history, accomplishments of the NPA's and welcom new Ward 8.
South Burlington Veterans Memorial Project - 04/29/2014
Deputy City Manager Tom Hubbard, Jay Zaetz, Chair of the Veterans Committee, and Rick Farnham, Fundraising Chair for the Veterans Memorial Project, speak to the Veterans Memorial Project in South Burlington's Dorset Street Park.  The...
Chittenden Solid Waste District Update - 04/14/2014
Chittenden Solid Waste District General Manager Tom Moreau, shares insights into the status of electronic recycling, trash hauling and bills working their way through the legislature.
CCTA Bus Drivers Action - 03/03/2014
Don MacDonald shares insights into the chronology of the scheduled March 10th strike by CCTA Bus Drivers.
Champlain Water District - 02/07/2014
Champlain Water District General Manager Jim Fay shares insights into the utility's work and plans for the future.
Burlington Ward Redistricting - The Plan and Process For Adoption - 01/03/2014
The City Council voted to send an 8 Ward / 4 District / 12 Councilor Plan, and other necessary City Charter Changes for redistricting, to the voters on December 16, 2013. The new Wards and City Charter changes will be on the March 2014 ballot for...
2013 Meet Channel 17's Field Producers - 12/30/2013
Channel 17's Municipal Meeting coverage relies on the videographers who trudge through sun, snow and rain to help bring gavel-to-gavel coverage of municipal meetings to you.  This live show introduces most of the Channel 17 field producers...
Make A Wish Vermont - 12/19/2013
Donna Jacobs hosts Make-A-Wish Vermont President/CEO Leslie Williams and Shea, a 'Wish Kid', and his mother Becky. www.vermont.wish.org
Developing a Phosphorous Cleanup Plan for Lake Champlain - 12/04/2013
 Host Lori Fisher of the Lake Champlain Committee is joined by Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner David Mears to discuss the  the new phosphorus plan that is under development by the EPA for the Lake Champlain Basin,...
Abdullah Sall - A Trip Back - 11/06/2013
Abdullah Sall recently visited his family in Liberia and Guinea.  He shares stories from his visit and the life he left behind, becoming a U.S. citizen in 2012.
Lost Shul Mural - 11/01/2013
Aaron Goldberg, Archivist at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue, joins with others form the Burlington, Vermont Jewish Community, to share the history and future of the Lost Shul Mural.  In 1910 the interior of Chai Adam synagogue in Burlington, VT was...
Town of Essex/Village of Essex Jct. Update - 10/31/2013
Village and Town Manager Pat Scheidel, Essex Selectboard Chair Linda Myers, and Village President George Tyler, share insights into Essex Town and Village affairs including: Merged Manager and Essex Police Facility update.
Winooski Community Services - 10/29/2013
Community Services Director for the City of Winooski, Ray Coffey, is joined by Ethan Hausman, Youth Programs Director, Alaina Wermers, AmeriCorps*Vista Community Engagement Coordinator and Jahnine Spaulding, Senior Center Director, to share...
Colchester Town Manager Dawn Francis - 09/04/2013
Newly appointed Colchester Town Manager Dawn Francis, speaks to the challenges and objectives of the town.

Featured Story

Alliance for Community Media says FCC Cable Vote Will Harm Local Media

The proposed rules would allow cable companies to assign market values to these benefits and then charge the amount back to local communities in most cases. Benefits include items like free cable subscriptions to schools, discounts for the elderly, and fiber connectivity to local government buildings like police departments, fire stations, and libraries.

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