Lets Talk About It guests with Dennis O'Brien and Susan Johnson
Fridays 5:10-6pm on 14/WILI

Upcoming guests:
July 28:  Aida Silva and Windham Councilor James Flores of the group known as the Connecticut Puerto Rican Agenda

Past guests:  
July 21:  Second District Congressman Joe Courtney
July 14:  Murphy Sewall, Acting chair of the Windham Board of Education talks about the future of Windham High School
July 7: Sarah Croucher,  Wesleyan University Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Archaeology, and Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies

June 30:  WILI Boom Box Parade Grand Marshal Wayne Norman and UConn English Professor Chris Vials talking about the Neighbor Fund
June 23:  David Foster talks about the 2017 Shaboo Reunion
June 16:  Tracy Lambert of the Windham Board of Education
June 9:  Windham's new Town Manager Jim Rivers
June 2:  Pam and Bob Horrocks of the Willimantic Victorian Neighborhood Association talk about "Victorian Days" this weekend in Windham/Willimantic USA

May 26:  Acting chair of the Windham Board of Education Murphy Sewall
May 19:  Jim Turner of the Willimantic Whitewater Partnership talking about Riverfest
May 12:   David Guttchen of the State of Connecticut Partnership for Long Term Care
May 5:  New London State Representative Chris Soto of "Higher Edge" at ECSU

Apr 28:  Entertainer James Baran talking about "The Book of Windham"
Apr 21:  Windham Superintendent of Schools Patricia Garcia
Apr 14:  Windham Councilor Dawn Niles of the Windham 325 Committee
Apr 7:  Denny Gates of Gates GMC Buick Nissan and Columbia Ford KIA

Mar 31: Luz Osuba, Windham Board of Education chair
Mar 24: Lynne Ide of the Universal Health Care Foundation of CT talking about the Affordable Care Act and Planned Parenthood
Mar 17:  Sister Mary Jude, Kristin Fortier and Renato Calle of Windham Area Progressive Action
Mar 10:  Mike Licata, Fire Marshal and Emergency Management Director of the Town of Windham
Mar 3:   Kathleen Krider from the Access Community Action Agency

Feb 24:  2nd District US Congressman Joe Courtney
Feb 17:  Deb Polun of the Community Health Center Association of Connecticut (CHCACT)
Feb 10:  Windham Director of Human Services Mary Demarco talking about the town meeting on February 21 to approve development of a new senior center at One Jillson Square
Feb 3:  Matt Micunas of the Connecticut Green Bank

Jan 27:  Chris McNaboe, CEO and president of Horizons of South Windham
Jan 20: ECSU public relations officer Dwight Bachman
Jan 13: Paul Kalajian of the Windham Board of Education
Jan 6, 2017: UConn English and American Studies Professor and author Christopher Vials

Dec 30, 2016:  Susan and Dennis recap the local and state news of 2016
Dec 23: Professor David Stoloff of Willimantic and the ECSU Department of Education
Dec 16: Renato Muguerza Calle of Willimantic, Community Organizer for the Connecticut Immigrant Rights Alliance
Dec 9:  Jeff Beadle, Executive Director of the Windham Regional Community Council, and Rheo Brouillard, President of the Savings Institute 
Dec 2: Boy Scouts, former Willimantic Little Leaguers and Windham Tech students Alex Lebiszczak, James & Jordan Balogh and Ethan Delaney

Nov 25: Windham Town Councilor Dawn Niles kicks off the Holiday Santa Parade down Main Street, Willimantic, USA
Nov 18: Bill Stover Director of Family & Community Partnerships for Windham Public Schools
Nov 11:  Yolanda Negron discusses election day 2016
Nov 4:  John Brady, executive vice president of the AFT of Connecticut talking about Windham Hospital

Oct 28:  Jeff Beadle of the Northeast Connecticut Community Development Corporation (NCCDC)
Oct 21:  Steve Merlino of Willimantic and Coventry High School, Connecticut Association of Schools 2016 Assistant Principal of the Year
Oct 14: Mike Beattie of Storrs, who biked over 12,000 miles around the USA to raise awareness of homeless veterans

Sept 30:  Phoebe Godfrey and Rachael LaPorte of CLICK (Commercially Liscenced Community Kitchen)
Sept 23:  Windham Town Councilor James Flores
Sept 16:   Lucinda Diaz & Christina Hynes of Windham PTO Helping Hands talk about the Harlem Wizards basketball game at Kramer School on September 22
Sept 9:  Shane Goodrich, co-host of "Local Liberty" and "Geeks at the Movies" on Charter TV192
Sept 2:   Barbara McClintock and Ellen Lang talk about the September 11 "Jazz in the Garden" event in Windham Center

Aug 26:   Dennis talks baseball with Tyler Griffin and Mark Falco 
Aug 19:   Jamie Eves, Executive Director of the Mill Museum talks about "Windham School Days"
Aug 12:  Dan Warren of Proctor Hall Farm of Andover talks about the  August 20 Willimantic Farmers Market Farm to Table BBQ at Jillson Square
Aug 5:   A preview of Friday's "Once in a Blue Moon" Concert at Jillson Square

July 29:  Jim Bellano, Economic Development Coordinator of the Town of Windham
July 22:  Gail Zeiba, Youth Services Librarian of the Willimantic Public Library
July 15:  Ellen Grant, Administrator Windham Regional Transit District
July 8:  Denny Gates from Gates GMC Buick Nissan
July 1: WILI July 4th Boom Box Parade Grand Marshal Wayne Norman

June 24:  Victor Funderburk from the Windham Theatre Guild
June 17:  Roger Benham talks about his experience helping refugees in Greece
June 10:  Windham Town Council President Tom DeVivo
June 3:  Windham Superintendent of Schools Patricia Garcia

May 27:  Bob and Pam Horrocks of the Willimantic Victorian Neighborhood Association talk about Victorian Days in Windham
May 20:  State Representative Susan Johnson
May 13:  Jean deSmet and Rudy Karl talk about Willimantic's 3rd Thursday Street Fests  
May 6:   Paul Kalajian of the Windham Board of Education

Apr 29:  Katie Roy, Director, Connecticut School Finance Project
Apr 22:  Tyler Griffin, Vice-Chair, Windham Board of Finance
Apr 15:  Jamie Foster of the Department of Nutritional Services at UConn
Apr 8: Jim Vigue of the Connecticut Employees Union Independent (CEIU)
April 1:  Windham Board of Finance member and physical therapist (arthritis expert) Paula Haney

Mar 25:  Former Windham Selectman Yolanda Negron
Mar 18:  Mary Alice Lee, Senior Policy Fellow of the Connecticut Voices for Children
Mar 11:  Professor Jamie Eves, Executive Director of the Mill Museum, and Ann Marie Feeney Charland, curator of the "Irish Eyes" exhibit at the Mill Museum through October
Mar 4:  Windham School Superintendent Dr. Patricia Garcia 

Feb 26:  State Senator Mae Flexer
Feb 19:  Naturopath Doctor Fran Storch of Mansfield
Feb 12: Romantic Willimantic's 2016 "Cupid" David Wollner and Phoebe Godfrey of CLICK talks the Chocolate Lounge and the Local Nips and Nibbles Soiree on February 13
Feb 5:  Cupids Karen Gilbransen & Jean deSmet talk about the February 13 Winter Blues Fest sponsored by Willimantic Renaissance at the Eks Club

Jan 29:   Willimantic Little League President Ryan Garvie talks about baseball & softball signups January 23 & February 6 from 8 to noon at Windham Middle School
Jan 22:  ECSU Professor Dennis Canterbury talks about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.& the revived local Chapter of the NAACP
Jan 15: Romantic Willimantic's 31st Cupid, Bruce John
Jan 8, 2016: Victor Funderburk of Windham's Economic Development Commission and the Windham Theatre Guild talks about the WTG's Giant Indoor Tag Sale on January 16

Dec 18, 2015:  Karen Caffrey and Zanetah Sasser talking about Adoptee Rights
Dec 11:  Executive Director Carolyn Treiss and Senior Policy Analyst Jillian Gilchrest of the State of Connecticut Permanent Commission on the Status of Women 
Dec 4:  Professor Headley Freake talks about the Commercially Licensed Co-operative Kitchen (CLICK) of Windham

Nov 27:  Dawn Niles talks about the Holiday Parade
Nov 20:  Attorney Milagros Cruz talks about Immigration law
Nov 13: 2nd District Congressman Joe Courtney
Nov 6: Ryan Garvie and Friends of Willimantic Little League Baseball and Softball

Oct 30:  Guide to November 3rd Election 
Oct 23:  Windham Town Councilor Tony Fantoli
Oct 16: Windham Democratic Town Committee Chair Dawn Niles
Oct 9:  Deb Polun of the Community Health Center Association of Connecticut, and Arvind Shaw, CEO of Generations, a local Community Health Center
Oct 2:  On the eve of the baseball playoffs, Dennis talks baseball with Tyler Griffin, Jose Gonzalez and Bob Lazzari

Sept 25: Michael Asinas, director of the Teen Substance Abuse program of Community Health Resources of Willimantic
Sept 18:  Dennis & Susan talk about John Lescoe and replay his 2/13/15 Cupid Interview on Let's Talk About It
Sept 11:   Denny Gates of Gates GMC Nissan Buick  & Columbia Ford Kia talks about "Donate Cars 4 Wishes"
Sept 4:   Luz Osuba of the Windham Board of Education

Aug 28:  Dennis talks baseball with Mark Falco, Tyler Griffin & Charlie Olbrias
Aug 21:  Windham Board of Finance Chair Lynne Ide and Dawn Niles, Chair of the Windham Democratic Town Committee
Aug 14:  Windham Town Councilor Tom DeVivo, President of the Willimantic Taxing District Board of Directors
Aug 7:  Past Chair Murphy Sewall of the Windham Board of Education

July 31:   Attorney Pat Prue talks about the Pageau Trust Charitable Giving Plan to benefit local charities
July 24:    Local Performance Arts Legends Jim Baran & Steve Kaminski talk about the SPARK Program for Kids  
July 17:  Delia Berlin, Retired Director of  the QVCC Willimantic Center  and  Author of Bilingual Books for Children
July 10:  City of New London Director of Finance, Willimantic's own Jeff Smith
July 3:  WILI July 4th Boom Box Parade Grand Marshal Wayne Norman talks about 30 years of Boom Box Parades

June 26:  Maritza Bond, Executive Director of the Eastern Connecticut Area Health Education Center of Willimantic
June 19:  Headley Freake talks about the grand opening of CLICK--Windham's new community kitchen
June 12:  Local Health Care Professional Olivia Grajeda talks about the Center for Disease Control and Hepatitis C
June 5:  Pam and Bob Horrocks talk about Victorian Days in Windham/Willimantic

May 29:  Deb Polun of the Community Health Center Association of Connecticut talks about Community Health Centers like Generations
May 22:  ECSU Professor Jim Russell talks about his book "Double Standard: Social Policy in Europe and the United States"
May 15:  Katherine "Kit" Eves talks about the Willimantic Lions Club & the Windham Textile & History Museum
May 8: Betsy Ritter, Connecticut's new Commissioner on Aging
May 1: Chris Soto, Founding Director of Higher Edge CT

April 25: Nurse Practitioner Liz Visone and Tony Visone talk about health care and Hospice
April 17:  Ben Shaiken of the Eastern Connecticut Young Democrats talking about "Political Intelligence," an event at noon on April 26, 2015 at ECSU
April 10:   Bev York from the Windham Textile & History Museum 
Apr 3:  Tyler Griffin (Red Sox), Charlie Olbrias (Yankees), and Mark Falco (Dodgers) talk baseball with Dennis O'Brien (Cardinals)

Mar 27:  ECSU Softball Coach Diana Pepin and pitcher Erin Miller
Mar 20: Patricia Calvo of WRCC talks about South Organics USA of Willimantic & Argentina
Mar 13:  Paul Kalajian of the Windham Board of Education
Mar 6:  Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill

Feb 27:  Windham Town Councilor Tom DeVivo and friends
Feb 20:  President Ray Pittman and Ryan Garvie of the Willimantic Little League talk about current events and preview the new season
Feb 13: Romantic Willimantic "Cupid" Karen Gilbransen talks about the Eleventh Annual Willimantic Chocolate Fest on Valentine's Day weekend
Feb 6:  Jim Turner of the Willimantic Whitewater Partnership talks about Winterfest February 28th at the Elks

Jan 30:  Denny Gates, General Manager of Gates GMC Nissan Buick & Columbia Ford Kia, talking about automobiles & the state of the auto industry
Jan 23:    ECSU Sociology Professor Dennis Canterbury talking about the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Jan 16: Windham Public Schools Superintendent Patricia Garcia
Jan 9:  Murphy Sewall of the Windham Board of Education
Jan 2, 2015:  Windham Town Councilor Tom DeVivo

Dec 26, 2014:  ECSU Professor Jim Russell, talking about his book on retirement income: "Social Insecurity."
Dec 19:  Karen Gilbransen and Dawn Niles talk about the Holiday Toy Drive & Distribution at Windham Town Hall  
Dec 12:  Dr. Jaime Gomez of the Windham Board of Education
Dec 5:  Windham Town Councilor Tom DeVivo

Nov 28:  Dawn Niles, talking about the Downtown Festival of Lights Parade and November 28 Christmas Tree lighting
Nov 21:  Jamie Eves, Executive Director of the Mill Museum talks local history
Nov 14:  Bob Cusumano of the Windham Club
Nov 7:  Newly re-elected Windham State Representative Susan Johnson (D-49th) and newly-elected State Senator Mae Flexer (D-29th)

Oct 31: Windham PZC Chair Paula Stahl and ECSU Professor David Stoloff talking about Economic Development and Education in Windham
Oct 24:  Democratic Party State Representative Susan Johnson and her challenger in the 49th House District, Bottom Line Party candidate Ernest Eldridge
Oct 17:  29th State Senate District candidates Mae Flexer and John French
Oct 10:  Phoebe Godfrey of CLICK, the community kitchen being developed at the former Knights of Columbus Hall on Club Road in Windham
Oct 3:  Susan Westa and Kimberly Parsons-Whitaker of the CT Main Street Center

Sept 26:   Andrew Gutt, Owner of "Cafemantic" and "750 Main Street"
Sept 19:   Windham Middle School Principal Bryan Olkowski
Sept 12:   Jim & Cheryl Preston, owners of "A Cupcake for Later," in Willimantic
Sept 5:  Tom Drewry, Windham High School Teacher & Vice-President, Windham Federation of Teachers 

Aug 29:  State Representative Mae Flexer
Aug 22:  Patricia Garcia, Superintendent of Windham Public Schools 
Aug 15:  Matt Vertefeuille, Director of Code Enforcement, Town of Windham
Aug 8:  Retired Windham Middle School History & Civics Teacher Mark Falco
Aug 1:  Windham Recreation Director Tara Risley & Councilor James Flores talk about the "Backpack Giveaway" to Windham Public School Children

July 25: Murphy Sewall of the Windham Board of Education
July 18: State Representative Mae Flexer, Democratic Party Candidate for State Senate District 29, including Windham
July 11: Victor Funderburk of the Windham Theatre Guild and Windham Arts and Eats District

June 27:  Paula Stahl, Chair of the Windham Planning & Zoning Commission
June 20:  Tom Liberal White and Jeff Viens of the Republic Forum
June 13:  Windham Charter Revision Commission Vice-Chairman Doug Lary
June 6: Bob and Pam Horrocks talk about Victorian Days in Willimantic

May 30:  ECSU Education Professor Dr. David Stoloff taking about Education
May 23:  Victoria Nimirowski of WAIM talks about the Spring Fling
May 16:  Barbara McGrath and Jana Roberson talk about Saturday's Willimantic Riverfest
May 9:  Killingly State Representative Mae Flexer
May 2: Gina DeVivo talking about the St. Mary-St. Joseph's School Gala

Apr 25:  Pastor Fred Shapiro from the First Baptist Church of Willimantic
Apr 18:  Karen Gilbransen & David Wollner of Willibrew talk about the Thread City Hop Fest on Saturday, April 26th
Apr 11:  Sister Mary Peter of the Holy Family Home & Shelter

Mar 28: Tyler Griffin of the Windham Board of Finance, formerly of the Board of Assessment Appeals
Mar 21:  Former Windham First Selectman Walter Pawelkiewicz and Eugene Babij talking about the Crisis in the Ukraine
Mar 14: Ann Hulick & Susan Eastwood of Clean Water Action & the Coalition for a Safe and Healthy Connecticut
Mar 7:  Professor Jamie Eves, Executive Director of the Windham Textile and History Museum 

Feb 28:  Phil Tegeler, staff director for the Sheff Movement Coalition in Sheff v. O'Neill
Feb 21:  State Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Reviczky of Coventry
Feb 14:  Romantic Willimantic Cupid Karen Gilbransen talking about the 10th Annual Willimantic Chocolate Fest
Feb 7:  State Representative Gregory Haddad, 54th District, Mansfield

Jan 31:  United States Congressman Joe Courtney
Jan 24:  Barbara McClintock talking about Natchaug School Artwork on display at the Kerri Gallery in, Willimantic
Jan 17:  ECSU Professor Dennis Canterbury of the CT African-American Affairs Commission, talking about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Jan 10:  Deb Polun of the Community Health Center Association of Connecticut. Our local community health center is Generations
Jan 3, 2014:   ECSU Professor David Stoloff and Debbie Stoloff

Dec 27, 2013: Chaplin First Selectman Bill Rose and Soroptimist Lisa Rose
Dec 13: Tom DeVivo and Friends
Dec 6: Local Musician Mike Bloomer

Nov 29: Tom DeVivo, the man who saved the Parade of Light, previews tonight's Parade and the Christmas Tree Lighting
Nov 22: Former Windham selectman and political activist Juan Perez
Nov 15: Kathy Mangiafico and Steve Merlino
Nov 8: Todd & Mona Friedland
Nov 1:  Windham Town Councilor Tom DeVivo talking about next Tuesday's election

Oct 25:  Windham Candidates for Public Office
Oct 18:  Windham Registrars of Voters Bunny Lescoe and Nancy Rivera
Oct 11:  Windham Board of Education candidates Murphy Sewall, Juan Montalvo and Zachary Quamme

Sept 27: Dawn Niles, Windham Democratic Party Candidate for Mayor
Sept 20: Windham Town Councilor Tom DeVivo
Sept 13: Patricia Calvo of the Windham Region Community Council (WRCC)
Sept 6:  ECSU Professor David Stoloff talks about public education in Connecticut cities

Aug 30:  Jamie Eves, Executive Director of the Windham Textile and History Museum
Aug 23: Elkin Espitia-Loaiza and Normaliz Acosta of "Embracing the Same Dream"
Aug 16: Dan Hill, President of the Willimantic Little League
Aug 9: UConn Professor Steve Lanza, Executive Editor of "The Connecticut Economy"
Aug 2:  Wade Gibson, Director, Fiscal Policy Center, CT Voices for Children

July 26:  Jim Baran & Steve Kaminski of the Windham SPARK program
July 19:  James Flores, Democratic Party candidate for Town Council representing Willimantic
July 12:  Mansfield, Windham, Lebanon State Representative Linda Orange
July 5: Murphy Sewall, Chairman, Windham Board of Education

June 28: Erica Haynes, chair of the Windham Charter Revision Commission
June 21:  John Monaghan talks baseball 
June 14:  Dawn Niles, Democratic Party candidate for Mayor of Windham
June 7: Windham State Representative Susan Johnson talks about the 2013 Legislative Session

May 31: Bob and Pam Horrocks talk about this weekend's Victorian Days in Windham
May 24: Elkin Espitia-Loaiza talks about the Connecticut Immigrant Rights Alliance Rally in Hartford on June 1 
May 17: Leigh Duffy and Norman Janes of the Windham No Freeze Shelter
May 10: UConn Professor Larry Goodheart & Bill Potvin talk about their support for Court Martial defendant Bradley Manning
May 3: Representatives of the Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum talk about this Saturday's Annual Grand Opening

April 26: Mike Nelson, Studio Supervisor, Charter TV, North Windham
April 19: Norma Boujouen, co-author of "The Puerto Rican Experience in Willimantic" 
April 12: ECSU Associate Professor Ricardo Perez, talking about the Latino Migration Project Exhibit at the Windham Textile and History Museum.
April 5:   Kevin Counihan, CEO of "Access Health Connecticut," the CT Health Insurance Exchange

March 29:   Jean deSmet, Chair, Windham Energy Commission talks about "Solarize Windham & Mansfield"
March 22:  Gary Osbrey, President & Morning Show Host, WINY Radio, Putnam
March 15: UConn Economics Professor Steve Lanza, Executive Editor of The Connecticut Economy, a UConn publication
March 8: Windham Human Services Director Mary DeMarco talks about the Windham Senior Citizens Center
March 1:  Windham Town Counsilor Dawn Niles
 
Feb 22: Anne Hulick, Susan Eastwood and John Murphy of the Coalition For A Safe and Healthy Connecticut
Feb 15:  Windham Town Manager Neil Beets
Feb 8:  Windham Town Councilors Mark Doyle and Tom DeVivo 
Feb 1:  Windham Board of Education members Murphy Sewall and Tracy Lambert
 
Jan 25: Downtown advocates Lynn Duval and Karen Gilbransen talk about Romantic Willimantic's Chocolate Festival
Jan 18: Norwich City Historian Dale Plummer talks about the Emancipation Proclamation and Abraham Lincoln in Norwich, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Jan 11: Doctor Fred Shapiro from the First Baptist Church in Willimantic, and local realtor and stained glass artist Jennifer Clark
Jan 4, 2013: Representative Betsy Ritter of Waterford, Deputy Speaker of the State House of Representatives
 
Dec 28, 2012:  Willimantic VFW Veterans Advocate and counselor Bill "Woody" Woodbury
Dec 21:  Windham Mayor Ernie Eldridge and Santa Claus
Dec 14: Lynn Duval and Bruce John talk about the new Downtown Willimantic website
Dec 7:  Becky McEnery of UConn and Director John Baine of the Windham Theatre Guild talk about  "It's A Wonderful Life"

Nov 30:  Photographer Harrison Judd and Curator June Bisantz talk about the "End Of An Era" exhibit now at Artspace
Nov 23:  Windham Charter Revision Chair Dawn Niles
Nov 16: Windham Councilor Tom DeVivo, Chair of the Magnet School Building Committee
Nov 9:  Post-election analysis
November 2:  Election preview with Tom DeVivo and Mark Doyle
October 26:  47th District State Representative candidate Noah Enslow of Sprague
October 19:  Windham Board of Education member Tracy Lambert
October 12:  Canterbury First Selectman Brian Sear
October 5:  Windham Democratic Registrar of Voters Bunny Lescoe

September 28: Norwich State Representative Chris Coutu
September 21:  WILI afternoon newscaster John Silva
September 14: Denny Gates from Gates GMC/Nissan
September 7: Carol Santa Lucia and Barbara McClintock from the Windham Free Library

August 31: Susan Collins from the Windham Board of Education
August 24: UConn Professor Ken Noll discusses "The God Particle"
August 17: Sprague First Selectwoman Cathy Osten
August 10: Steve Lanza, Executive Editor of "The Connecticut Economy," a publication of UConn
August 3:  Paula Stahl, Windham Planning and Zoning Commission Chair

July 27:  J. Michael Callahan, Chairman of the Windham Water Commission
July 20: Chris McNaboe, Executive Director, Horizons of South Windham
July 13:  Windham Players Alumni Jim Baran & Steve Kaminski talk about the SPARKS Summer Camp Program
July 6:  Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen

June 29:  Retiring Windham Public Library Director Ted Perch
June 22:  WILI morning man and Boom Box Parade Grand Marshal Wayne Norman
June 15: Windham Town Councilor Tom DeVivo
June 8: Windham Town Councilor Mark Doyle
June 1:  Pam and Bob Horrocks from the Willimantic Victorian Neighborhood Association

May 25:  John Murphy, Democratic candidate for the 8th House District seat (Coventry, Columbia, Vernon, Tolland)
May 18:  Jason Courtemanche, Director of the Connecticut Writing Project at UConn
May 11:  Killingly State Representative Mae Flexer
May 4:  Town of Sprague First Selectman Catherine Osten
 
April 27:  Willimantic Fire Chief Marc Scrivener
April 13:  Mark Doyle from the Windham Town Council
April 6: Luz Osuba from the Windham Board of Education
 
March 30: Jamey Bell, Executive Director, Connecticut Voices For Children
March 23: Robin Rice, Vice President of the Windham Theatre Guild
March 16:  Dan Hill, President of the Willimantic Little League
March 9: Brian Anderson of Mansfield, lobbyist at Council 4 AFSCME
March 2:  Kristin Fortier and Donna Nicolino:  Opposing the Supreme Court Concept of the "Corporate Person"   
 
February 24:  Michalene Bedard, Director of the Windham/Willimantic Child Care and Family Development Programs, Inc.
 
February 17: Dawn Niles, chair of the Windham Charter Revision Commission
 
February 10: State Representative Linda Orange of Colchester (D-48), who may represent portions of Windham and Mansfield next year
February 3:  Dr. J. A. Camille Vautour, President of Project Opening Doors at EASTCONN

January 27: Allison Breault and Deb Hinchey of VNA East
January 20:  Windham High School teacher Vincent Iovine, leader of the Windham Players
January 13: UConn Professor Steve Lanza, Managing Editor of "The Connecticut Economy"
January 6, 2012: Murphy Sewall, Chairman, Windham Board of Education

December 30, 2011:  Fifth District Congressman Christopher Murphy, Democratic candidate for U. S. Senate
December 23: Sprague First Selectwoman Catherine Osten, Member of Governor Malloy's "Two Storms Committee"
December 16: Susan Bysiewicz, Democratic candidate for U. S. Senate
December 9:  Bill Potvin from Hosmer Mountain Bottling Company
December 2:  UConn Microbiology Professor Ken Noll

November 25: Lets Talk About it broadcasts live from Willimantic's Festival Of Lights Parade

November 18: Windham High School teacher Vincent Iovine with some of
        Windham High School's Windham Players
November 11: New Windham Town Council members Tom DeVivo and Mark Doyle
November 4:  Windham Town Council candidates Christel Donahue, Tom DeVivo, Mark Doyle, and Erika Haynes
 
October 28: Windham Board of Education candidates Luz Osuba, Nancy Tinker, Mary Gallucci, and Doug Lary
October 21: Windham Board of Finance candidates Anna Crawford, Lynn Ide, Tom White, Charlie Kratt, and Dave Hemenway
October 14: Windham Town Council candidates Tom DeVivo, Charlie Krich, Christel Donahue, Mark Doyle, Erica Haynes, and Diane Rayhall
 October 6: Windham Board of Education candidates Nancy Tinker, Doug Lary, and Luz Osuba
 
September 30: Steve Lanza, Executive Editor of "The Connecticut Economy"
September 23: Denny Gates of Gates GMC/Nissan
September 16: The Magnet School Building Committee talks about the 9/17/11 Groundbreaking
September 9: Barbara McGrath and Barbara McClintock from the Windham Free Library
September 2: Ray Alexrod talks about the 20th anniversary of the Connecticut Eastern Railroad Musuem
 
August 26: Connecticut 5th District Congressman Chris Murphy
August 19: Education issues with Windham Board of Education member Paula Haney
August 12: UConn microbiologist and Windham Theatre Guild performer Kenneth Noll
August 5: Windham PZC Chair Paula Stahl and Windham Code Enforcement Director Matt Vertefeuille

July 29: Windham Ethics Board Chairman Doug Lary
July 22: Dr. Nancy Cappello, advocate for early detection and treatment of breast cancer
July 15: Former Windham First Selectman Jean deSmet talks about the Windham Neighbor To Neighbor Clean Energy Corps
July 8: Windham Town Manager Neil Beets
July 1: WILI morning man and Boom Box Parade Grand Marshal, Wayne Norman

June 24: State Representative William Tong, Democratic candidate for U. S. Senate
June 17: Tom DeVivo and Nancy Tinker of the Magnet School Building Committee
June 10: Second District U. S. Congressman Joe Courtney
June 3: Windham Board of Finance Chair Barbara McGrath

May 27: Lourdes Montalvo of Willimantic, recently appointed as Statewide Coordinator of Constituent Services and Community Outreach of the Office of the Secretary of State
May 20: WINCOG Senior Planner Jana Butts talks about housing on Main Street, Willimantic
May 13: Jeanette DeJesus, Deputy Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Public Health
May 6: Former State Representatives John Lescoe and Andy Carey
remember Eugene "Jake" Lewis

April 29: ECSU President Elsa Nunez
April 22: "Let's Talk About It" 6th anniversary show with Tom DeVivo and
Mark Doyle
April 15: Chris Donovan, Speaker of the Connecticut House of
Representatives
April 8: Former Romantic Willimantic "Cupid" Jason Altieri talking about an
April 14th "Community Conversation on Education"

March 25: QVCC-Willimantic administrators Jose Aponte and Bob Fernandez
March 18: Secretary of State Denise Merrill
March 11: Roger Adams and Diane Nadeau from the Windham Region Chamber of Commerce
March 4: Author, UConn English Professor, and Hartford Courant columnist Gina Barreca

February 25: Judy Donnelly & Nathan White, CT Optics & Photonics Association
February 18: Windham Town Councilor Charlie Krich
February 11: June Bisantz of "The Screen Project" and Windham Board of Education Member Mark Doyle
February 4 Windham/Colchester Judge of Probate John McGrath

January 28: Windham Town Councilor Erika Haynes
January 21: Brendan Sharkey, Majority Leader, State House of Representatives
January 14: UConn professor Steve Lanza, Executive Editor of "The Connecticut Economy"
January 7, 2011: WILI newscaster Lincoln Phillips


December 31, 2010: Tom DeVivo and Mark Doyle--Windham's year in review December 17: Windham Town Manager Neal Beets
December 10: Sara and Donald Hassler from WILI's "The Responsible Pet Owner" show
December 3: UConn Microbiologist Ken Noll talks about microbes and Mark Twain

November 26: Commentary & coverage of "The Parade of Lights," with Dawn Niles
November 19: ECSU Softball Coach Diana Pepin
November 12: Local entertainers and philanthropists Bruce John and Jason Altieri
November 5: Quinebaug Valley Community College President Ross Tomlin

October 29: State Representative Susan Johnson/Republican Candidate John French
October 22: Kevin Lembo, Democratic Party Candidate for State Comptroller
October 15: Congressman Joe Courtney
October 8: John Hallbergh, Independent Candidate for State Senate, 29th District
October 1: State Senate President Don Williams
 
September 24: Attorney Phil Tegeler and Liz Dupont-Diehl of the Poverty & Race Research Action Council
September 17: Mark Doyle, Tom DeVivo and Dennis O'Brien talk about the state of the town and take phone calls
September 10: Windham Board of Finance Chair Barbara McGrath
September 3: George Jepsen, Democratic Party nominee for Connecticut Attorney General

August 27: Hartford Courant columnist Rick Green
August 20: Windham Superintendent of Schools Ana Ortiz and Natchaug School Principal Jeff Wihbey
August 13: Windham Magnet School building committee member Mark Phelps
August 6: State Health Care Advocate Kevin Lembo, Democratic Party candidate for State Comptroller
 
July 30: Danbury Mayor Mark Broughton, Republican Party candidate for Lt. Governor
July 23: State Comptroller Nancy Wyman, Democratic Party candidate for Lt. Governor
July 16: Mary Glassman, Democratic Party candidate for Lt. Governor
July 9: Mark Doyle and Murphy Sewall from the Windham Board
of Education
July 2: New Windham High School principal Steve Merlino

June 25: West Hartford State Representative Andrew Fleischman, House Chair, Education Committee
June 18: Hamden State Representative Brendan Sharkey, House Chair, Planning & Development Committee
June 11: State Senator Edith Prague
June 4: Commissioner of Consumer Protection Gerry Farrell, Republican candidate for Secretary of State
 
May 28: Second District U. S. Congressman Joe Courtney
May 21: Windham Planning and Zoning Commission Chair Paula Stahl
May 14: Windham Probate Judge candidate John McGrath
May 7: Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Dan Malloy

April 30: Let's Talk About It's 5th anniversary show: Tom DeVivo from the Windham Board of Finance
April 23: Mansfield/Chaplin Legislative candidate Gregg Haddad
April 16: Coventry State Representative Joan Lewis
April 9: Windham Board of Finance Chair Barbara McGrath
April 2: ECSU Professor Dan Switchenko, who's a member of the Windham Board of Education
 
March 26: State Comptroller Nancy Wyman of Tolland
March 19: WILI afternoon newscaster Jesse Collins
March 12: Windham Town Manager Neal Beets
March 5: Ned Lamont, Democratic candidate for CT Governor

February 26: Jim Baran and Lynn Sloan from the Windham Performing Arts Alumni, and Professor Steve Lanza, Editor "The Connecticut Economy"
February 19: Local entertainer Bruce John
February 12: Congressman Joe Courtney
February 5: Joe Dinkin, Communications Director, CT Working Families

January 29: State Senate President Don Williams
January 22: State House Majority Leader Denise Merrill of Mansfield
January 15: Windham Selectman Kevin Donohue
January 8, 2010: Mark Doyle and Bill Stover from the Windham Public Schools

To see Let's Talk About It guests from 2009, click here.
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