Category Archives: Blog

Thanks For The Support!

The past week calls for a lot of “thanks” to the community. Last Saturday, WCTV held its annual Donations from the Heart food drive at Market Basket to benefit the Wilmington Food Pantry.  The weather was not exactly cooperating.  Persistent snow made for poor driving conditions and after our first hour, our donation bin looked…
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Donations From the Heart

This Saturday is WCTV’s annual “Donations from the Heart” food drive, held each year on the weekend before Valentine’s Day. We’ll be collecting items and cash donations at the Wilmington Market Basket from 9A-1P.  All proceeds benefit the Wilmington Food Pantry. Kids from our weekend youth program will be passing out lists when you walk…
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WCTV: Call To Action

Do you watch WCTV?  Have you been a member over the years?  Has your child gone through our youth program? We need your help! Wilmington Community Television has never been funded through tax dollars. Since our inception 30 years ago, funding has come through licensing agreements with the cable companies.  Those companies, currently Comcast and…
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Community TV at the State House

One of the biggest obstacles we face as a community television station isn't a lack of programming, but that we aren't given equal footing with other national and regional stations.  But there is an effort at the State House to change that. Here are the big issues:  You can flip through hundreds of channels in…
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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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