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Cable Advisory Committee & Public Access Television
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STURBRIDGE COMMUNITY PUBLIC ACCESS TELEVISION (SCTV)      
Town Hall; 308 Main Street, Sturbridge, MA.  01566     
                                           Telephone 508-347-7267                                                   

The Production Coordinator is Bruce Butcher  bbutcher@town.sturbridge.ma.us

***Channel Numbers have changed for Sturbridge Public Access


Government channel is channel 191
Public channel is channel 192
Educational channel is channel 194


BULLETIN BOARDS AND PLAYBACK OF PROGRAMS

See the Channel 191 Bulletin Board for the Schedule of government meetings programmed to replay






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See the Channel 192 Bulletin Board for the wide variety of Public Access programs scheduled to play

DO YOU NEED A COPY OF A MEETING?
 For $10.00 per DVD residents can purchase a copy of any government meeting that was recorded by Sturbridge Community Television.
To order a DVD contact Production Coordinator Bruce Butcher. Copies can be picked up at Sturbridge Town Hall


                               PROBLEMS WITH CABLE ACCESS RECEPTION?

 CALL SCTV AT 508-347-7267 IF YOU EXPERIENCE AN INTERRUPTION IN YOUR PUBLIC     ACCESS TELEVISION RECEPTION (channels 191 & 192)
                        AFTER HOURS AND ON WEEKENDS CALL 774-230-9466. THIS IS FOR PROBLEMS WITH PUBLIC ACCESS CHANNELS 191 AND 192 ONLY.   

 FOR ALL OTHER TELEVISION CHANNEL AND RECEPTION ISSUES CALL CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS CUSTOMER SERVICE 1-888-438-2427


ABOUT SCTV:

STURBRIDGE COMMUNITY PUBLIC ACCESS TELEVISION (SCTV) maintains Public and Government television channels. The Town of Sturbridge has three channels:
Channel 191  GOVERNMENT;  is for cable-casting  "live" government meetings, the playback of recorded government meetings and other town government information.
Channel 192  PUBLIC  is for public programming, public bulletin board (non-profit only) and all resident community information.
Channel 194  EDUCATIONAL; originating from Tantasqua Regional High School, Channel 13 posts school news and related information and re-plays recorded school events such as sports, music, stage productions, etc.

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARDS FOR NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
SCTV maintains the Public and Government channel bulletin boards. Non-profit organizations may utilize the Channel 192 bulletin Board. To have your message posted on the bulletin board, fax it to 508-347-5886 or email it to bbutcher@town.sturbridge.ma.us.

SCTV IS FOR THE RESIDENTS OF STURBRIDGE.
Residents are invited to visit the studio/office at any time and have access to the new video recording and digital editing equipment. After training, residents are encouraged to remain involved, to volunteer and even produce their own original programs. The SCTV telephone number is 508-347-7267 and NOW YOU CAN LIKE SCTV ON  FACEBOOK!



WATCH SCTV CHANNEL 192 for a wide variety of programming
SCTV records many informational programs at the STURBRIDGE SENIOR CENTER. Watch for them on Channel 192.

"GOURMET GRANNIES"  is our fun and entertaining cooking show, produced in cooperation with the Sturbridge Senior Center. Look for it on SCTV Channel 192.  

"PET TALK" Produced in association with Second Chance Animal Shelter of East Brookfield,    "PET TALK" keeps pet owners up-to-date in various pet care topics.

NEW See our programs on YouTube!  


Channel 192 also airs a variety of other quality programs. Shows include:

ALL FIRED UP  (Creative cooking with Chef Steve Uliss)

PHYSICIAN FOCUS  (Physicians discuss a different medical topic on each show)

GO FISH  (A widely distributed Public Access fishing show produced by Dan Kenney of Leicester Public Access Television.

DRIVE-IN THEATER Movies every Saturday night at 8pm


UPCOMING GOVERNMENT MEETINGS SCHEDULE

To see the schedule of upcoming Town Government meetings, go to the Town of Sturbridge website www.town.sturbridge.ma.us   and then to the calendar page, OR watch the channel 191 Bulletin Board.
Please call SCTV directly with any questions or concerns.

NOTE: SCTV is not Charter Communications. SCTV is Sturbridge channels 191, 192, and 193 carried on the Charter Television System. If you are a Charter Communications subscriber and are experiencing continuing problems with your television, cable or Internet service, please call Charter Communications directly at 1-888-438-2427. Don't hesitate to call SCTV if your problem is with channels 191, 192 or 194 only. The telephone numbers for SCTV are posted above.

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Sturbridge Cable Access Television is to present programming that informs residents of local government activities, enhances community dialogue, and fosters individual expression.

GOALS

  • Provide Sturbridge Residents with television coverage of local government and community activities.
  • Encourage public involvement in local government and community organizations
  • Provide basic television production training to residents of Sturbridge
  • Broadcast locally produced and other programs that may benefit the community and the viewing public


                                                                                                                                        


 
Town of Sturbridge 308 Main Street, Sturbridge MA 01566
Phone: (508) 347-2500    Fax: (508) 347-5886
The Town of Sturbridge is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
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