2020 Fish Frenzy: A Quick Preview

By the afternoon of January 30, the PURA website stopped showing new applications for Docket # 19-11-01 “Public Educational and Governmental Programming and Educational Technology Investment Account Program Pursuant to Public Act 07-253. ” The program was supposed to be open to applications until the end of January 31, but the total dollar amount of […]

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A tour of Community Voice Channel

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First leg of that Road Show

The moon was Full.  Monday, February 19, 2019  featured both the first stop of a weeklong event as ACM president Mike Wassenaar and ACM Northeast Region chair Erica Jones

A brief recap and photos from across the states (including those at HPATV) is on the ACM Northeast website.  Other news items on the federal policy front is also available elsewhere in their news section.

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So what else happened in Hartford?

Energy & Technology hearing 02/19/19 This was the hearing that included several bills of interest on the agenda.  Some of us ducked in and out to attend some of the ACM/ACM-NE Road Show happening simultaneously at Hartford Public Access. Because the hearing could not be covered by Connecticut Networks, a video of the entire 4.5 […]

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Three winners from the Nutmeg State

Congratulations to these folks for their recognition from the ACM Northeast 2018 Video Festival: Robert J Blank & Robert Blank from Newington Community Television, Inc. for A Weekend to Remember in the Historical Documentary category Gil Martinez, Jose Gomez, and Dayl Walker from Hartford Public High School Academy of Engineering and Green Technology for Nepal […]

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A state-sponsored event of interest

Alert member Susan Huizenga pointed out this upcoming Symposium, sponsored by the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection: Thursday, June 21 • 8:30am – 4:30pm • CT Convention Center, Hartford • Free to register, but the adjoining parking garage charges • More information at this link • We’ll take this up at our Meet&Greet in Waterbury.

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Unexpected Correspondence, continued

Following the announcement from Frontier Communications, that the PEG channels on the U-Verse-style channel 99 menu would be moved to channels with their own numbers, Woodbridge raised its hand with a question: Dear Mr. Cicchetti– Thank you for all the information. Will our viewers be able to record our programs on their DVRs from the […]

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(Re)join the Alliance at a discount

From now until March 31, 2018, PEG organizations can join the Alliance for Community at a 25% discount from current rates.  Lapsed members—those who haven’t been members for at least 3 years—are also eligible for the discount.  The dues are tiered according to an organization’s annual budget, with the smallest defined as those running on […]

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