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Email Delivery Delay Affecting Domain Users

October 21st, 2014

We are currently experiencing an email issue that is affecting our domain users only. Our tech team is on it and issue should be resolved shortly.  Once issue is resolved, queued email will begin to be delivered.

We will continue to keep you updated with information.

Children’s Halloween Party – Friday, October 24th in Bristol

October 15th, 2014

Waitsfield and Champlain Valley Telecom in conjunction with the Bristol Recreation Department will be hosting a children’s Halloween party on Friday, October 24th from 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Holley Hall in Bristol.   Children will enjoy face painting, balloon entertainment, and games.   The event is free of charge and open to children of all ages.   Refreshments including pizza and healthy snacks will be available.  Parents or guardians are asked to accompany their children.  For more information, please contact Lorraine Keener at 496-3391 or email lkeener@wcvt.com.

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The Hub (Channel 63) to Become Disney Family Channel

October 13th, 2014

Effective October 13, 2014, The Hub Network (channel 63) is being rebranded as Discovery Family Channel, broadening its programming focus to serve families in prime time.

During the daytime, Discovery Family Channel will feature new Hasbro Studios series as well as library programming. In prime time, the channel will draw from Discovery’s content that appeals to the whole family, including natural history, adventure, wildlife and science fare.

To view our current lineup, click here.

Employees Fight Hunger in Vermont

October 7th, 2014

A group of WCVT employees spent the day at Chapin Orchard in Essex in early October and picked apples to fight hunger in Vermont.  During this past harvest season, companies throughout Vermont picked or bought apples at local orchards to donate to the VT Foodbank. The WCVT crew picked over 500 pounds of apples for the cause. The program is a win-win for everyone. Fresh, local fruit is distributed to needy families throughout Vermont, local orchards benefit with increased sales and exposure, and companies experience a day of teamwork and fun.

Great job VT Foodbank, Chapin Orchard, and Team WCVT!

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WCVT Employees Volunteer Time to Build Playground in Bristol

October 6th, 2014

WCVT employees provided more than 100 hours of community service time to build a playground in Bristol this month. The playground project has been a year in the works with the Bristol Downtown Community Partnership and the Bristol Recreation Department spearheading the effort.  WCVT was proud to donate people power and monetary assistance to the worthy project. Enjoy your new playground kids and great job, Team WCVT!

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WatchESPN Available To Waitsfield Cable Subscribers

September 29th, 2014

Waitsfield Cable Standard and Preferred customers can now get access to ESPN content through the WatchESPN website. To access, you must first register for access to WatchTVeverywhere. There is no extra charge to use it, you only need to have a cable television package that includes the network you want to watch. Content from channels including A&E, Bravo, Cartoon Network, CNBC, CNN, E!, Esquire, Golf, Hallmark, History, HLN, Lifetime, and Lifetime Movie Network, MSNBC, NBC Sports, Oxygen, Syfy, TBS, Turner Classic Movies, Tennis, TNT, TruTV, USA, and more are now available. Once logged in, users are presented with a complete list of all the networks available to them.

For more information and to register for access, click here.

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CW Plus and MeTV Added to Waitsfield Cable Standard Package

September 15th, 2014

Effective September 15, The CW Network and MeTV have split into two separate channels, channel 135 and 136 respectively.  CW Plus (channel 135) will feature popular programs like “The Vampire Diaries”, “The 100″ and “The Originals”, plus exciting new fall offerings “The Flash” and “Jane the Virgin”.  MeTV (channel 136) viewers will find a slate filled with memorable TV moments, including classics like “The Rifleman”, “M*A*S*H”, “CHiPs” and “Cheers”. Previously, the two networks shared the broadcast day on channel 135 (WPTZ MeTV-CW) on the Preferred Package.  Both CW Plus and MeTV are now available to Standard Package subscribers.

Please contact our Customer Service Department at 496-5800 or csdept@waitsfieldcable.com with any questions.

To view our current lineup, click here.

PBS+ Now Available on Waitsfield Cable

September 2nd, 2014

PBS+ has been added to the Waitsfield Cable channel lineup.   PBS+ features a wide variety of programming including original series and specials ranging from how-to and self-help programs such as This Old House, Hometime and Everyday Food to topical news and information programs like Charlie Rose and Religion & Ethics Newsweekly.  PBS+ also offers content that embraces our country’s cultural diversity through heritage documentaries and holiday celebration programs for both adults and children.  You can find PBS+ on Waitsfield Cable channels 152 in standard definition and 352 in high-definition.

PBS+ as well as the other PBS channels (PBS World and PBS Create) are available to Waitsfield Cable customers who subscribe to the Standard and Preferred Packages. For more information, visit www.waitsfieldcable.com or contact our Customer Service Department at 496-5800.