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Cable Advisory Committee

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The Committee:

  • administers local origination programming resources
  • interfaces with the Massachusetts Cable Television Commission
  • monitors compliance with license and applicable laws
  • serves as liaison between Groton consumers and the local service provider
  • acting for the Selectmen, runs the formal selection process for a licensee, initial as well as renewal each 15 years, and writes all applicable documents (license(s), etc.)

The Committee was formed around 1985 to assist in the licensing process; its work thereafter was managing of local resources and changes in regulation.

Contact Information

Email: committee@thegrotonchannel.org
Phone: (978) 448-3796
Office: Groton Dunstable Regional High School, 730 Chicopee Row
Hours: 8am - 4pm
Website: http://www.thegrotonchannel.org
Members: 5
Selection: Appointed
Term In Years: 1
Remuneration: None


Eric Fischer
Eric Fischer
Term Start: 2023-07-01
Term End: 2024-06-30
Janet Vartanian   Sheffield
Janet Vartanian Sheffield
Term Start: 2023-07-01
Term End: 2024-06-30
John Macleod
John Macleod
Term Start: 2023-07-01
Term End: 2024-06-30
Neil N. Colicchio
Neil N. Colicchio
Term Start: 2023-07-01
Term End: 2024-06-30

Cable Advisory Committee Documents

    1. Cable_Advisory_Committee_approved_minutes_2024-05-23_id-15239.pdf
    2. Cable_Advisory_Committee_approved_minutes_2024-04-24_id-15138.pdf
    3. Cable_Advisory_Committee_approved_minutes_2024-04-02_id-15082.pdf
    4. Cable_Advisory_Committee_approved_minutes_2024-03-14_id-15026.pdf
    5. Cable_Advisory_Committee_approved_minutes_2024-02-08_id-14915.pdf
    6. Cable_Advisory_Committee_approved_minutes_2024-01-11_id-14808.pdf
    7. Cable_Advisory_Committee_approved_minutes_2023-12-07_id-14710.pdf
    8. Cable_Advisory_Committee_approved_minutes_2023-11-15_id-14640.pdf
    9. Cable_Advisory_Committee_approved_minutes_2023-10-23_id-14550.pdf
    10. Cable_Advisory_Committee_approved_minutes_2023-09-20_id-14438.pdf
    11. Access additional meeting minutes and agendas at the Meeting Center
  1. 2012_Cable_Survey_Results.pdf
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