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Channeling the Upper Valley

5 S. Main Street, 1st floor, White River Junction, VT 05001

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July 19, 2023

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Broadcasting now @ JAM Upper Valley Channel on Comcast 1075/VTel 169 & 1169

Broadcasting now @ JAM Government Channel on Comcast 1085/VTel 170 & 1170

Streaming @, JAM On-Demand, YouTube

Flood Report

"It's critical that Vermonters be aware of their surroundings, be vigilant, and plan ahead....I know we'll get through this by working together." So said VT Gov Scott in his press conference Monday with Senators Sanders and Welch and Rep. Balint. Those affected by the flood can get up to $82,000 in federal funds. For more, call FEMA at (800) 621-3362.

From ORCA in Montpelier

1927 VT Flood

Check out rare silent footage of the Nov 3-4, 1927 catastrophe in which 84 died, including Lt. Gov. Jackson. Hundreds were injured, and 1,285 bridges were lost in what was until now the state's worst disaster. Damages back then hit $35 million. Adjusted for inflation, that's $500 million. 

From VT Historical Society

Lighting the Hub

Twenty-three Upper Valley VT towns now have high-speed internet thanks to ECFiber. The 15-year project celebrated its completion with this June 27 event in White River. Upgraded towns include Hartford, Norwich, Thetford, and Woodstock. "The vision [behind this] was not about profit. It was about community," said speaker VT Sen. Welch.

Produced by Rick Russell for JAM

Radio Stories JAM Camp

on Vermont Public radio! 

"On an assignment for a summer camp project, student journalists walked around White River Junction and spoke with people about how they’re feeling in the aftermath of the flooding. Here’s what they said..."Vermont Public. Give a listen to local coverage of last week's disastrous flooding by JAM campers under the mentorship of Lexi Krupp, reporter for Vermont Public and Report for America.

Pictured below: Field trip to the Bill and Jane Stetson studio of Vermont Public at King Arthur Baking Co. in Norwich, VT – Lexi Krupp, Adeline Manning, and Tobi Mueller with teacher Kristen Downey, who joined camp this week to learn how to bring audio storytelling into her Thetford Academy classroom.

Local Government and School Boards on JAM

Find local government and school meetings for Hartford, Norwich, and Hartland, VT; Hanover, NH and Lebanon, NH (SAU88 only).  Pictured: Norwich Selectboard 07/12/23

Local Spirituality, Wellness and Religious Services

Search for yoga, meditation, and religious services shared by local organizations at JAM On-Demand. Pictured: Mighty Yoga: Beginner Flow Class - Kim


@ the JAM space & Briggs Opera House



Friday, August 18 6-7:30PM

In a society increasingly divided and isolated, storytelling can bring us together. Story Jam is a bi-monthly story circle where Upper Valley community members can meet to get to know each other through personal stories. Whether you are a new or seasoned storyteller; whether you are shy or extroverted – all are welcome! 

Organized by Judith Hertog and Michelle Rogge


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"Sex and naked" on Shelf Help!

NEW EPISODE #42 prompted by Britt via Instagram is all about books that are "Informational but easy to digest." Allie couldn't join us, but we were thrilled to welcome Jen again who opened with a recommendation for The Right to Sex. Emma followed with Naked Economics by Dartmouth professor Charles Wheelan. Sex and naked? ... We must be headed into summer! Kari recommended Cultish and George: A Magpie Memoir.

Shelf Help is a collaboration between the Book Jam, a nonprofit designed to inspire readers; JAM – Junction Arts & Media, and three Upper Valley bookstores: Yankee Bookshop in Woodstock, VT; the Norwich Bookstore in Norwich, VT; and Still North Books & Bar in Hanover, NH.

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@the JAM space

JAM Summer Camps

Now underway!

June 26 - August 4 @JAM

JAM summer camps give young people the media tools and crew of friends to help them create. Spaces still available in FILM INTENSIVE (7/24-8/4). Learn more at


Register Here!

Reserve the Briggs Opera House for your next show

The Briggs Opera House welcomes community arts groups of every kind to present performances in the historic theater in downtown White River Junction, VT. JAM has partnered with the Briggs to manage rental reservations, with optional technical/media production services when available. Learn more!

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From around the region...

JAM (CATV) partners with the Vermont Access Network (VAN) for HD (high def) community-produced content on Comcast 1070 (VT) and streaming everywhere.

JAM – Junction Arts & Media supports lifelong learning to engage the tools of media for individual and community expression in the Upper Valley.

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JAM – Junction Arts & Media

5 S. Main Street, 1st Floor (in the Newberry Market)

White River Junction, VT 05001

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