PACTV Newsletter | April 2021
Local Matters!
Live performance is back at South Shore Conservatory!, Plymouth Pride promotes equality and inclusivity and is looking for volunteers, storyteller Jenny Lee, what's happening in our area, and an interview with Dr. Anne Mason of the Plymouth Antiquarian Society, on this April 2nd episode of Local Matters!
State Matters: Episode 47

State Representative Mathew Muratore discusses issues in state and district government and how they impact his constituents.
InFocus Town Talk: Duxbury

PACTV’s Executive Director, Julie Thompson, talked with Fernando Guitart, Vice Chair of the Duxbury Board of Selectmen about topics ranging from an expansion of the Board to 5 members, updates on Town Meeting, town revenue & COVID-19.

Truth Be Told: Episode 6

Plymouth Town Manager Melissa Arrighi hosts a weekly series related to current issues and initiatives for the Town of Plymouth. Melissa's guest is Chief of Plymouth Police Michael Botieri, who discusses his 36-year career with the department and changes that have occurred in policing over the years.
Plymouth Town Meeting
Plymouth Town Meeting was held virtually via Zoom on Saturday, April 3, 2021.
Kingston Candidates Q & A Presentation
PACTV held a short candidate question and answer session via Zoom for Candidates running for office in the Town of Kingston for the following offices: Board of Health, Kingston School Committee & Silver Lake Regional School Committee. Kingston's Town Election takes place on April 24th.
InFocus Viewpoint:
Plymouth Form of Government
Will Plymouth’s current form of government change? Town Meeting Members Bill Abbott and Mike Hanlon join PACTV’s Executive Director Julie Thompson for a discussion about Plymouth’s form of government. The May 15th ballot has an option for voters to choose whether or not to create a commission that will study the current form of government.
the Local Seen: Your Green Space
Episode 1

On this first episode of Your Green Space, Erika heads to Maribett Farm in Kingston for a demonstration on winter pruning and tools of the trade.
the Local Seen: Local Matters
Parklets in Plymouth's Downtown
What are parklets? Julie invited Mike Gioscia, Mike McCarthy and Jordan Chabot via Zoom to talk about they are and what they can do for local restaurants and their patrons.
the Local Seen:Local Matters
Yarn Pop!
Malissa Kenney of the Plymouth Bay Cultural District and Jennifer Bernard of Plimoth Harbor Knits visited with Julie to talk about this fun and interactive art installation.

the Local Seen: Apps Untapped
Episode 8

Tiff and Erika get outside to test and review hiking apps!
Plymouth 400: Conversations
In this episode, Michele discusses a new approach to the journal of William Bradford, Plimoth’s longest standing governor. Joining Michele is D. Brenton Simons, CEO/President of the New England Historic Genealogical Society.
Delicious and Nutritious
Episode 20
On this episode, Chef Jerry Levine and Marcia Richards, Beth Israel Deaconess (BID) Hospital – Plymouth’s Dietitian feature Taboule, made with the ancient and very healthy grain, quinoa.
Free PSAs for Non Profits
Local Talent

Local Matters featured local theatrical hard rock groove band SINN: if you like heavy music, volume up!
Beth Cameron:Kilbridge

A storyteller, teacher, and musician, Beth was featured on Local Matters with a traditional Celtic Fireside Tale.

In the Schools
Kingston and Pembroke's Educational Access is managed and programmed by PACTV. We collaborate with the schools and provide media education and equipment to students and educators to create quality programming for the towns' Education Channel (Comcast 14 and Verizon 41 in Kingston, Comcast 14 in Pembroke). Click the links below to learn more!

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