Welcome to Grafton Community Television
Studio Hours: Mon - Thurs 10AM-10PM & Fri 10AM-6PM - Closed 1PM-2PM
296 Providence Road, South Grafton, Massachusetts 01560
GCTV@GraftonTV.org - (508) 839-2983
Welcome to GraftonTV.org, the web home for Grafton Community Television, providing Public, Government and Education Access Television for Grafton, MA!
Grafton Community Television, Public Access, can be seen on Charter Communications Cable Channel 191 and on Verizon Cable Channel 34, Grafton Government Television, Government Access, can be seen on Charter Communications Cable Channel 192 and on Verizon Cable Channel 33, and Grafton Education Television, Education Access, can be seen on Charter Communications Cable Channel 194 and on Verizon Cable Channel 32. Please visit our Program Descriptions page to find out more about our Public Access programs, or visit our Program Schedules page to find out when a specific program is playing on any of the 3 Access Channels.
Click the links above to check out our Real-Time Live Streaming or Video On Demand for Grafton Community Television!
Grafton’s Public Hearing For Renewal Of Verizon Cable Television License Set For Thursday, December 1st
Grafton town officials have scheduled a public hearing for Thursday, December 1st to discuss what the community would like to see in a proposed cable television licensing renewal agreement with Verizon New England, Inc. The public hearing has been scheduled by the Grafton Board of Selectmen as the Cable Licensing Authority and will be held in Conference Room A at the Grafton Memorial Municipal Center, 30 Providence Road starting at 7:00 PM. Grafton residents are encouraged to attend the public hearing and provide citizen comment on the cable television needs of the community. Those individuals and organizations that have made use of the public access services of Grafton Community Television are particularly encouraged to come to the public hearing and provide testimony.
Grafton Community Television's Christmas Open House is Sunday, December 4th
Grafton Community Television and Charter Communications welcomes everyone to its Christmas open house on Sunday afternoon, December 4th from 12:00 Noon until 4:00 PM. Come visit the Grafton's cable public access TV facilities and enjoy special holiday refreshments. This event takes place at the Grafton Community Television studios located at 296 Providence Road in South Grafton . As part of the open house, GCTV offers Grafton families the opportunity to make a video holiday message for their loved ones and especially for those relatives in the armed forces. The GCTV annual "Military Message" program assists any Grafton family who would like to send a little bit of Grafton to their active duty family members.
Lion's Club Haunted Hayride Airs On Grafton Community Television
t happens for only two days each Halloween season. This year's Grafton Lions Club fourth annual Haunted Woods Hayride, held on October 28th and 29th, is called the "Nightmare On Brigham Hill." Visitors were treated to ten very scary and creative sets with live performance players as the authentic haywagons pulled them through the Lions Club property behind Lake Ripple.Once again Grafton Community Television was invited to attend and GCTV's Bob DeToma captured video highlights. These can be seen on GCTV's Video on Demand Service at the "What's New"section on our Video On Demand page.
Library Expansion Information Session On Grafton Community Television
The Grafton Public Library's proposed expansion was the topic of a public information session held at the library on the evening of October 20th. The meeting was videotaped and is currently being shown on
Grafton Community Television's Video on Demand Service at "What's New" http://graftontv.org/current/VoD.html Ken Best and Angela Cahill of the firm DRA (Drummey, Rosane Anderson ) provided graphics of four potential configurations for the expanded library building.Many of the fifty five people at the meeting then asked questions and raised concerns about the plans that are being developed in advance of applying for a grant from the MassachusettsBoard of Library Commission. To watch Information Session, please visit our Video On Demand page.
Grafton Community Television Hosts October 21st State Ballot Question Forum
Grafton Community Television will host a discussion forum highlighting the four state ballot questions at November's Massachusetts election ."Grafton Update with Jim Gallagher - The Massachusetts Ballot Question Forum" will be held at 8:00 PM on Friday, October 21st in Conference Room A at theGrafton Municipal Center. Guests will be State Senator Michael Moore and State Representative David Muradian, who will discuss the impact of this year's four ballot initiatives.A studio audience will be invited to participate by asking their questions as time permits. The forum will be broadcast live on GCTV - Charter Channel 191 / Verizon Channel 34 and will also be streamed live on GCTV's Video on Demand system.
Grafton Community Television Airs Economic Development Assessment Meeting
Grafton Community Television will rebroadcast a Grafton economic development self-assessment meeting held at the Community Barn on Thursday, September 29th. Grafton business owners, town and regional officials and members of the town's Economic Development Commission were in attendance to provide input for the community participation phase for a study conducted by staff of Northeastern University's Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy. The goal of the study is to create a practical set of tools for town government to better position itself to attract industry, private investment, a sustainable tax base and high quality good-paying jobs. The meeting broadcast will be shown on GCTV's Government Channel - Charter Channel 192 / Verizon Channel 33 and will also be available for playback on GCTV's Video on Demand system. For broadcast times, check out our Program Schedules page.
Fall Town Meeting Warrant Hearings To Air On Grafton Community Television
Grafton Community Television will capture for rebroadcast the Finance Committee's town meeting warrant review hearings. The public hearings are held each year at the Grafton Municipal Center prior to the Town Meeting, which is scheduled this year for Monday, October 17th. The meeting broadcasts will be shown on GCTV's Government Channel - Charter Channel 192 / Verizon Channel 33 and will also be available for playback on our Video On Demand page.
Proposed Library Expansion Update On Grafton Community Television's Minute By Minute - September Edition
An update on the proposed Grafton Public Library expansion will be the subject of the September edition of Grafton Community Television's "Grafton Minute By Minute" program
set to air on Charter Channel 191 / Verizon Channel 34. GCTV's Bob DeToma interviews Grafton Public Library Director Beth Gallaway who discusses hiring an architect for the library expansion
and applying for the State of Massachusetts grant.September's "Minute by Minute" also features an interview with Doug McAllister who has raised over $800,000 for Multiple Sclerosis research by participating in
Bike MS rides. For Grafton Minute By Minute broadcast times, check out our Program Schedules page.
Grafton Community Television Recaps Grafton's National Night Out
Grafton Community Television brought its cameras to Grafton's 2016 National Night Out celebration on August 2nd at the Grafton Police Station on Providence Road. GCTV's Bill Robidoux took video footage and Jim Gallagher interviewed town personalities at this community block party event. The celebration, sponsored by the Grafton Police Department, will be recapped in a program capturing the sights and sounds of what is annually one of the larger outdoor public events held in Grafton. The 2016 National Night Out Review Program will air on GCTV Charter Channel 191 / Verizon Channel 34 on the following schedule: Monday at 2:00 PM; Wednesday at 2:00 PM and 9:30 PM; Thursday at 9:00 PM; Saturday at 6:30 PM and Sunday at 9:00 PM. The program is also currently available for viewing on Grafton Community Television's Video On Demand.