During the year of COVID-19, from March 17, 2020 to the present, Chester PACT has kept Chester residents and interested parties informed with over 1,400 Zoom meetings. These programs have consisted of Town boards and committees as well as Chester School Board meetings. PACT has also produced several programs via ZOOM practicing safe and social distancing for our members and participants. As always meetings can be viewed live on Comcast 20 (Government) and Channel 22 (Education) as well as Live on Demand for Government and Education; and then made available on the VOD website for viewing any time.
Chester PACT maintains the local access channels. Channel 20 Government Television, Channel 21 Public Television, and Channel 22 Education television in Chester.
Chester PACT also offers a Live Stream service and a VOD site of programs and meetings. Chester PACT also is present on social media - Facebook Page "Chester Public Access Television"; we encourage you to like us.
Chester PACT is always accepting announcements regarding not-for-profit events; information is welcome to be included on the community calendars, and will be posted no sooner than 2 weeks prior to events.
PACT also encourages Chester residents to contribute recorded programs of general interest as well as volunteering to help in the locally produced programs created at the studios of Channels 20 & 21. No television experience is required.
The PACT Committee is an appointed group of individuals who represent Public & Government Access Television, CTV-21, Educational Television, CEVT-22, and residents, formerly known as the Cable Negotiations Committee (ad hoc). This group meets as needed to review the needs of Public Access Television and recommend expenditures from the PACT fund (monies received from Comcast per the renewal franchise effective April 1, 2003).
Chester is also a member of the New Hampshire Coalition for Community Media (NHCCM), which is a statewide non-profit organization formed for the purpose of supporting and fostering Public, Educational, and Government (PEG) access television in the State of New Hampshire.
Volunteers are always welcome. Please contact us for further information!