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November 9, 2015

Share: your video clips, ideas for new projects, requests for production assistance, specialized equipment or training.  Learn: the latest news from staff about new gear and technology coming to the station, other producers and what they're working on, new opportunities for developing your production skills.  When: Thursday, November 12, 5:30 - 7:00 PM at the Studio  RSVP to We need to know how much pizza to order and which clips to display.

October 28, 2015

Sign up now for BCTV's small group classes. Register online at or contact 257-0888 or All classes are at BCTV's facility in the Brattleboro Municipal Center.

October 16, 2015

Now is the time to tell the Public Service Board that your community needs public access television that has all the features of commercial television on Comcast's cable lineup, including HD channels and listings on the program guide.

As part of Comcast's Certificate of Public Good (CPG) renewal, which happens every 11 years, the Vermont PSB will accept written comments on how well Comcast is meeting your telecommunications needs as a cable provider.  This is a rare opportunity to provide feedback directly to the State.

October 13, 2015

Watch this year's Highlight reel for an inspiring montage that includes one second from this year's 1000+ local programs on BCTV, produced by Production Manager Roland Boyden and narrated by BUHS intern Abby Sherlock. Click here to see photos of members and award winners enjoying an evening on (and off) the red carpet. BCTV's staff and board were joined by over 50 members, awardees, and local residents.

October 3, 2015

There are two open seats on BCTV's board. Both of the candidates have served previously.

Martin Langeveld: Running for re-election to an At-large seat for a 3-year term. Martin has been a BCTV Director since 2011.

He spent 30 years in the media business, 28 in the Berkshires of Massachusetts and two at the Brattleboro Reformer, from which he retired in 2008. Earlier, he and his wife were innkeepers for three years in New Marlboro, Massachusetts.

September 14, 2015

BCTV Annual Members Meeting is coming up on Thursday, October 8 at 6 PM in the BCTV Studio. This is when we get to tell our station's story - the people, the videos, the equipment, the high (and low) points of the year, and what we're aiming for next year. It's a perfect way to get to know BCTV, and the community we represent. Open to the public. Dinner provided. RSVP to: or 257-0888.

August 25, 2015

The VT Dept of Public Service (DPS)  will be hearing input from community leaders on customer satisfaction with Comcast and with the local PEG access and programming (in this case BCTV) on Wednesday, September 9 in Brattleboro. If you received an email from the State, please attend this important hearing. Comcast is currently going through its 11-year renewal process with the State as BCTV is going through our 6-year contract renewal with Comcast. The Department of Public Service (DPS) will be conducting these meetings in every region of the State.

August 18, 2015

Steve Pappas, editor of the Times-Argus in Barre, VT and chair of the board of Central VT Television, was heard on VPR talking about his show on CVTV, the importance of PEG stations in Vermont, and how cord-cutting undermines the funding for PEG.


August 10, 2015

The office will be closed on Friday, August 14 so that staff can attend the Alliance for Community Media Conference in Pasadena, CA. BCTV will attend the Hometown Media Awards ceremony to receive two national awards. The office will reopen on Monday, August 17.

August 7, 2015

The EPA awarded a total of $2 million in Brownfield Assessment and Cleanup Grant dollars to municipalities and organizations across the state of Vermont at a ceremony in Brattleboro on 8/4/15. Additionally, three communities in Vermont have been selected by the State of Vermont for inclusion in the Brownfields Economic Revitalization Alliance (BERA).

BCTV was there to record the ceremony. This program was shared with public access stations throughout the region.