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All Politics Is Local

The major political story this week is obviously the inauguration of President Donald Trump.  I'm not here to write about the politics of the election, the reactions or what's next in Washington; because while Washington grabs the national headlines, there are important local votes coming up in the calendar which will have a big impact…
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Crew Call!

Stop me if you've heard this one before... but have you ever considered lending a hand to help make community media possible?  Actually, don't stop me.  Hear me out again, even if you're heard the pitch before. WCTV has hundreds of volunteers on its membership list, from people who signed up in 2016 to people…
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WCTV Podcast On iTunes

Late in 2016, WCTV launched its Podcast Channel on SoundCloud.  We're excited to announce that you can now also find us on iTunes, through the Apple Podcasting App and on Stitcher. The WCTV Podcast Channel showcases audio recordings done by members and staff.  Last month, the School Department debuted a "Tech Talk" show in which…
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Wilmington in 2016

What a year in Wilmington!  And WCTV was there for much of it, capturing many of the moments and events that you'll look back on to remember 2016. Be sure to check out our weekly programming note, which this week features the some of the most-watched videos in 2016 (as measured through online viewership... we…
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Christmas Season on WCTV

If you're like my family, you might dedicate this weekend to unending marathons of "A Christmas Story" or "Elf".  Christmas music has been on since Thanksgiving, but it might be turned up a couple notches this weekend.  This year, Christmas Eve will also include the Patriots game, putting a key audience in a bind: football…
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One Awesome Show

Have you seen the latest cooking craze?  It's pretty simple actually... Find a bunch of items, preferably with sugar or chocolate listed among the top ingredients. Smash them, break them apart, melt them... and do taste-testing to make sure everything is right.  Then assemble. The end product is usually something you can bring to your…
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Holiday Season

December is only a week old and Christmas is in full swing across town, with Santa making stops all over. Last Saturday was the the annual Tree Lighting on the Common.  WCTV had a couple cameras there to capture the event, from the ice sculpture to hay rides to some great singing from WHS students…
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Welcome to Wilmington

On Tuesday night, I took part in a "Welcome to Wilmington" reception, hosted by the Wilmington Memorial Library.  The event has been held twice a year over the past couple years and is open to all new residents in town.  It's a way for people to hear about what the town has to offer and…
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Giving Thanks

As I being to wrap up my first year at WCTV, it feels like the right time to say "thanks" to those who have made it such a pleasure to be part of the community... First up, is the community as a whole.  It's been great reconnecting with folks who I knew growing up in…
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Introducing “WCTV Podcast’

"Television" might be in our name, but that doesn't mean we're not looking at how other forms of media might fit in here at WCTV.  Introducing WCTV Podcast! Have a show idea?  Looking to bring on guests from the community?  Well now you don't have to get in front of the cameras to make that…
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