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New Baltimore gets option to televise meetings

Jun 29, 2014 12:02 am
Jim Planck reported in the Greene County News this week the town of New Baltimore recently renewed its expired franchise agreement with Mid-Hudson Cablevision. The new, 15-year contract permits the cable provider to operate within the town in exchange for a five-percent fee. The company will also make available audio-visual equipment for recording various town functions, including public meetings. Those meetings would then be broadcast over the local access channel. The town's previous agreement with Mid-Hudson expired in 2013. Asked if Mid-Hudson has any plans to expand into areas of New Baltimore not currently served, Mid-Hudson representative David Fingar said the company will consider those requests, if feasible. He said most areas that can be served already are. Read the full story in the Greene County News.