Northampton Charter Review: Mayoral Revisions

The new charter extends the term for mayor from two years to four years. A longer term would allow the Mayor to focus more on the long-term challenges of governing and avoid the distractions of perpetual campaigning and fundraising. A…

Northampton Charter Review: Compensation of Elected Officials

A summary of the revisions to the Northampton City Charter as explained by members of the Charter Review Committee. The new charter mandates that the annual budgets from the Mayor’s office submitted for approval by the City Council include a…

Why We Need A New Charter: Stronger Democracy

A summary of the revisions to the Northampton City Charter as explained by members of the Charter Review Committee. On Election Day 2012, Tuesday November 6, Northampton voters will be given a separate ballot asking if we should ratify a…

Florence Recreational Fields Groundbreaking October 3rd, 2012

Members of the town government comment on the Florence Recreational Fields on the day of the groundbreaking. Tags: NCTV Northampton Community Television Access Public Art Culture, Florence Recreation Fields, Groundbreaking

Young @ Heart “Now and Then” Concert PSA

To celebrate 30 years of music, the Young @ Heart Chorus will be doing three live shows at the Academy of Music in Northampton, MA. The concerts, entitled “Now and Then”, will take place October 19-21st and be a combined…

Tuesday Market: Happy Valley Guitar Orchestra

Peter Blanchette and The Happy Valley Guitar Orchestra perform at Northampton’s “Tuesday Market” on October 9th, 2012. Shot and edited by Jeromie Whalen. Tags: NCTV Northampton Community Television Access Public Art Culture, Tuesday, Market, Peter, Blanchette, Music, HVGO, guitar, Orchestra,…

Paradise City Press: Hot Chocolate Run for Safe passage

Paradise City Press interviews Marianne Winters, executive director of Safe Passage, about the ninth annual Hot Chocolate Run. tags: NCTV Northampton Community Television Access Public Art Culture Hot Chocolate Run Safe Passage

Mass Access Fall Mini-Conference 2012

Short video of the 2012 Mass Access Fall Mini-Conference held at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA. The track “Hilltop” by What a Lion used with permission by artist and can be found at: