What’s New on MATV, Feb. 8, 2018

Sally Snowman is the full-time keeper of Boston Light. She recently came to speak at Fuller Village …

By Michael Lynch

MATV Executive Director

And, here’s what’s new on MATV this week:

(You can view all of the following programs on our Video OnDemand page by clicking here.)

Sally Snowman is the full-time keeper of Boston Light. She recently came to speak at Fuller Village, describing the over-200-year history of this Boston Harbor beacon, as well as the grounds on which she lives and her daily routine, which includes two trips up to the top of the 89-foot tower. Tune in for this unique perspective and slice of Boston maritime history when this lecture airs during the Monday Forum at 6:30 p.m. on the Public channel (Comcast 9/RCN 13).

Examining the views of John and Abigail Adams on the subjects of women’s equality as well as foreign policy, Curry College’s Dr. John Hill delivers Part II of his Fuller Village lecture series on the letters of the Adamses. This program is currently airing in the Monday Forum evening slot at 8 p.m. on the Public channel (Comcast 9/RCN 13).

A discussion of major and controversial changes to state employees’ health care is on top of the agenda on a new episode of “Fuller Talks.” The panel also takes on the topics of the opioid epidemic and the Robert Mueller investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, along with other issues. Take a look and a listen when this new episode airs at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday as well as Wednesday evenings at 7:30 p.m., all on the Public channel (Comcast 9/RCN 13).

DPW officials recently gave a visual presentation on the environmental impacts of stormwater runoff as well as ways to help mitigation, including how to build your own rain garden. There are also some helpful tips on what can and cannot be picked up in the town’s curbside recycling program. This program is currently airing daily at 2 p.m. on the Government channel (Comcast 8/RCN 3).

The town recently held a public presentation and input session that was all about planning the future of Milton’s roads, sidewalks, paths and other transportation byways. Leading a discussion about the Complete Streets program and developing a comprehensive vision for the future were officials from Town Hall as well as the consultant team at Howard Stein Hudson. Tune in for this program that is currently airing seven days a week on the Government channel (Comcast 8/RCN 3) at 1 p.m.