Community Conversations

Wicked Local columnist Roger Colton hosts this twice monthly video & audio podcast and interviews newsmakers, community leaders and citizens about issues in Belmont and beyond.
Watch the video podcasts recorded in Studio B or . . . listen and subscribe to the audio podcast on the BMC PodCast Network HERE.

Most Recent Episode Community Conversations: 11/30/17

Roger Colton discusses fossil fuel divestment with John Kolterman, First Church Belmont.

Episodes

Community Conversations: 11/30/17

Roger Colton discusses fossil fuel divestment with John Kolterman, First Church Belmont.

Community Conversations: 11/16/17

Roger Colton speaks with Bill Lovallo, chair of the Belmont High School Building Committee.

Community Conversations: 10/05/17

Roger Colton discusses the state of Belmont schools with John Phelan, Superintendent of Belmont Public Schools.

Community Conversations: 06/07/17

Roger Colton discusses the Veterans Memorial Project with Angelo Firenze.

Community Conversations: 04/27/17

Roger Colton interviews Franklin Tucker, Editor of The Belmontonian.

Community Conversations: 05/25/17

Roger Colton interviews Arto Asaadorian, Director of the Belmont High School Visual and Performing Arts Department.

Community Conversations with Roger Colton: BHS Student Leadership - Belmont Same Start Time 04/27/17

Host Roger Colton speaks with BHS activists and freshmen Ella Serrano-Wu and Kate Devitt about their campaign to keep traditional school hours in contrast to the popular movement towards later start times.

Community Conversations with Roger Colton: Student Leadership-High School Quiz Show 04/27/17

Host Roger Colton speaks with BHS students Eva Hill and Cameron Anderson. Eva and Cam were part of Belmont's team of contestants vs Newton North on WGBH's High School Quiz Show.

Community Conversations with Roger Colton: BHS Student Leadership 04/19/17

Host Roger Colton speaks with brother/sister athletic powerhouses Cal and Carly Christofori. Cal was starting quarterback of the Marauders varsity football team as well as a starter for boys varsity basketball and Carly is this year's Middlesex League All-Star point guard in girls varsity basketball. Includes a highlight video of some of their athletic feats.

Community Conversations: 04/13/17

Roger Colton interviews Pastor Dane Helsing of the Beacon Community Church in Belmont.

Community Conversations: 03/30/17

Roger Colton speaks with Dustin O'Brien, Director of Food Service, Belmont Public Schools.

Community Conversations: 03/16/17

Roger Colton speaks with Franklin Tucker, Editor of The Belmontonian.

Community Conversations: 03/02/17

Roger Colton talks about 21st Century Learning with Belmont High School Principal Daniel Richards.

Community Conversations: 02/16/17

Roger talks about environmental education and open space with Roger Wrubel, Director of Mass Audubon's Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary in Belmont.

Community Conversations: 02/02/17
Community Conversations: 01/26/17
Community Conversations: 1-5-17
Community Conversations, Dorothy Stoneman: 12/15/16

The founder of YouthBuild USA, Dorothy Stoneman - who is also a Belmont resident - reflects on her 40-year career with host Roger Colton.
For more about YouthBuild, visit their website: www.youthbuild.org/

Community Conversations, Chief Richard McLaughlin: 12/01/16

Host Roger Colton talks with Town of Belmont Police Chief Richard Mclaughlin on a wide variety of topics in this conversation recorded on Dec. 1, 2016.

Community Conversations, Boston Tech Mom: 11/10/16

Belmont Columnist Roger Colton speaks with Cyndi Reitmeyer of BostonTechMom.com about STEM education.

Community Conversations, Glenn Clancy: 09/29/16

Hosts Roger Colton & Joanna Tzouvelis talk with Glenn Clancy from the Town of Belmont Community Development Department