What’s Cooking? | Slow Cooker Carnitas – Ep. 8

On this episode of  “What’s Cooking?” Chef Merry makes slow cooker carnitas! This is definitely not a traditional carnitas dish, but works perfect if you want flavorful & tender pork with little work.

This can be left for either an afternoon or all-day in a slow cooker, and the end results won’t disappoint. This can be served a bunch of ways, we tend to have it as a burrito with some refried beans, rice, and cheese.

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Senator Markey supports community media, opposes move by FCC to de-fund

On April 1st we attended a roundtable discussion and press conference with Senator Ed Markey and representatives from access stations across the commonwealth to defend the future of PEG (Public Access, Education & Government) channels on cable.

To provide a short-form – and yes, this is the short-form explanation – Providers such as Comcast and Verizon (Xfinity & FIOS) pay a 5% fee on profits back to cities and towns in return for using public right of ways to run their infrastructure. While the specifics of how those funds are distributed vary in each municipality, there would be no LETV or LCTV in Lynn without them.

And contrary to popular misconception, your tax dollars do not go towards PEG channels and programs. However, providers do list a line on your bill as they pass the cost onto their customers. It’s not very much, and don’t be fooled for a minute that your bills will decrease if their obligations decrease.

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