Local Matters



Highlighting the people, projects and ideas of Chittenden County.

Programs in this Series

Format: 2020-08-13
Format: 2020-08-13
Legendary Locals of Burlington - 08/29/2013
Robert Resnik, a Burlington legend himself, has compiled a book with a collection of photographs and stories of the people and places of Burlington which have made it so unique.
South Burlington City Center Project - 08/05/2013
Ilona Blanchard, Project Director with the City of South Burlington, and John Jaeger from South Burlington Realty speak to the history, and current status of South Burlington's City Center Project.  The project recently was confirmed State...
Vermont Race Car Driver, Jennifer Getty - 07/29/2013
Jennifer Getty works as Administrative Assistant at Chittenden Solid Waste District.  But in her off hours, she is becoming a well known figure in Vermont's race car circuit.  She shares her entry into the sport, motivation and behind...
Healthy Lawns, Healthy Lives - 07/24/2013
Burlington Health Officer and Director of Burlington Code Enforcement, Bill Ward, is joined by David Casey, RN, Member of the Burlington Board of Health, Jurij Homziak, Outreach and Education Director, Lake Champlain Sea Grant/UVM, and Lisa Hoare,...
Eric Kaza, Channel 17 Volunteer - 07/23/2013
Channel 17 volunteer Eric Kaza talks about hiking.
Right Place Williston - 07/08/2013
Matt Storer, Member of Right Place Williston, speaks to the proposed location for Williston's municipal Public Works and Water Departments on Oak Hill.  
Humane Society of Chittenden County - 06/28/2013
Host Donna Jacobs speaks with Megan Stearns, Director of Development and Community Outreach, and Charlene Dauphin, Volunteer with the Humane Society of Chittenden County on their mission and needs.  Information at: http://www.chittendenhumane....
A Case for Semi-Automatic Weapons - 02/21/2013
Burlington resident Ian Galbraith has been a longtime supporter of 2nd amendment Rights and gun ownership.  He speaks to the issues of gun ownership and shares some of the workings of his personal gun. (no bullets included)
Robert Appel, Outgoing Human Rights Commission Executive Director - 01/31/2013
Robert Appel has served as Executive Director of Vermont's Human Rights Commissin for the past 10 years.  Before he moves onto private practice, he shares some of his accomplishments, frustrations and challenges.
Burlington Department of Parks & Recreation - 01/07/2013
Jesse Bridges, Director and Harbormaster for Burlington's Parks and Recreation Department, speaks on the Penny for Parks program, the recently passed .5 cent dedicated tax towards bike path maintenamnce, , the Open Space Protection Plan and the...
Peace & Justice Center Update - 11/07/2012
Colleen Deignan and Kyle Silliman Smith from the Peace and Justice Center speak about the programs and offerings the center hosts, including the 'Cost of War Series'.  More information on the organization at: www.pjcvt.org
Booker T. Washington Society - 11/05/2012
The Booker T. Washington Society empowers and equips young Americans to live, learn, and lead lives of good character and purpose.  Ronald Court, President and Founder, shares the beginnings and practical work the society does.  
Local TV Summer Camp - 06/11/2012
Henry Prine and Rob Reiber share insights into the Channel 17 Summer Camp for 11-14 year olds, registration through Burlington Department of Parks and Recreation (www.enjoyburlington.com).  The camp runs July 16th through July 20th.
Vermont Statewide Independent Living Council - 05/02/2012
Peter Kriff, Executive Director of Vermont Statewide Independent Living Council shares the organizations mission and focus.  Centers for Independent Living (CILs) are private, nonprofit corporations that provide services to maximize the...
Baseball in Vermont - 04/30/2012
Rob Reiber speaks with local baseball historian Don MacDonald on an initiative to commemorate the beginnings of baseball at Centennial Field in Burlington, Vermont.

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