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911:411 Emergency Information

Because the best community is an informed community, iCRV Radio is proud to welcome fire fighter and Fire Marshal John Planas as host for the monthly program 911:411, where emergency information is the entire focus.

A Cappella!

You just will not believe what unaccompanied voices from impassioned performers can do...we celebrate the art form that is A Cappella!

All Things Buttonwood Tree

A calendar update on all the great cultural events, activites, and music coming to this Middletown hot spot!

All Things Green

Powered by the Rockfall Foundation, tips and insights and great guests to help us "leave the campsite better than the way we found it..."

All Things Real Estate

Find out what neighborhoods are hot and what are not...and how to get the most out of home living in the CRV!

And The Beat Goes On...

The landscape has changed...perhaps forever...but the creative energy and artistry from inspiring musicians...near and far...goes on...and host Bobo Lavorgna celebrates it in every episode...

Antiques Trail

From collectible rings and pins to estate sale finds and appraisal tips, we journey through the treasure trove that is the CRV....

APB in the CRV

CT is a target-rich environment for scammers and other threats to our safety. . Join Clinton PD Chief DeMaio for insights on how we can protect ourselves.

Archaeology of Connecticut

Join State Archaeologist Sarah Sportman and co-host Scott Brady in a monthly discussion of Connecticut's rich archaeological heritage.

Arts Update

We get the latest on what is happening with the arts scene in our area...listen in and support the arts!

BEHIND THE LINE with Colt Taylor

Every aspect of getting the best out of the ground or off the trees and onto your plate is celebrated by Michelin-star winning area chef and restaurateur Colt Taylor and guests....

Beyond the Open Mics

Get introduced to the songs and the passion of artists you need to hear...artists coming out of or through the CRV on their way to really cool things!!!

Bushy Hill Trail Tales

From identifying animals and plants to learning about habitats, conservation, and outdoor discovery and camp skills, the team from Bushy Hill shares their love and expertise for all things outdoors.

Captain Morgan Fishing Report

We call him...the A “Fish”i-onado...he gives us the latest so we can enjoy all things on, near, and in our waters...Captain Morgan.


A radio drama chronicling the centuries-long journey, pivotal events, and influential figures in the exploration and settlement of the Connecticut River Valley.


Covering everything from the professional tours to the college and junior golf scene...and especially the courses and great tee-to-clubhouse experiences for players of all handicaps...Connecticut Flagstick celebrates golf in CT.

Connecticut River Drift

One never knows where the currents will take us...but always insightful and textured...and celebratory of the CRV...

Connecticut Road Trip

Some times we need a change of scenery just to exhale and entertain...and we have a few to consider...

CRaVe Sports Talk

From fans to fantasy, host Jeff Cohen has it all...local takes on the national sports headlines, plus our own listener fantasy leagues...prizes..and just plain good times...

Creative Capital

Showcasing talent, promoting venues, playing inspiring music, host Robin Andreoli celebrates and advances the culture scene in the CRV.

Cross-Atlantic Comedy

Perspectives on what makes us the present...and some of the classics...from two continents...join us and music/comedy icon Steven Blacknell...

CRV Potpourri

Calendar updates, features, and things you need to hear and share...

CRV Vibes

Live music from our performance area at 108 Main part of the studio audience or tune us in...

CT Melting Pot

While many people often associate big cities outside of Connecticut as being melting pots, there are so many cultures celebrated in our many...we created a program to honor them!

DAT Show

DAT is Doing Amazing this is a show dedicated to the non-profits and volunteers doing such inspiring and incredible work in Connecticut...

DEEP Outdoors

Straight from the lead agency helping us preserve and protect our natural surroundings, get the latest...

Deep River Horseshoes

The ultimate community celebration, the Deep River Horseshoes League is the oldest league in the state and is now in its 65th season. Joseph Heery drops by to share how the women and men...the 20-somethings and the 80-somethings are doing...

Essex Historical Society

Update on how we can celebrate and learn from our collective past...

Event Spotlight

We put the focus on an upcoming event you may want to pencil into your planner!

Farm Focus

So critical to our area...the economy...and our health...get the details!

Feeling Good

Feel Good Fridays put a spotlight on the power of partnership...and good people doing great things!


Celebrate the journey across the palate of all things “adult beverage”...the nuance and the textured past associated with it!

Florence Griswold Museum Update

The home of American Impressionism comes alive through great conversations, stories, and updates on all that is happening on the campus of this amazing cultural asset....

Gardening for Good

So much to learn and enjoy regarding our gardens...and Judy Preston shares ways we can work in the dirt without negative we can nurture and enjoy our gardens without harsh repercussion. From tips and techniques to trends and growing towards sustainability...Gardening for Good is the resource for you!

Graveyard Shift

Our cemeteries have so much history and memories...and we try and bring them to the Graveyard Shift!

Hair of the Dog

An academic approach to alcohol and the role of the adult beverage in our culture.

Historical Society Update

These are such great parts of our communities..and we turn up the volume on their important work...and great events!

iCRV Playlist

Showcasing artists playing in and around the CRV...

If These Walls Could Talk

Imagine the original owners...the parties...the events that some of our area's most famous and oldest homes...

Kate Calendar

So much going on at the Kate, we need the Executive Director to break it all down for us...

Kitchen Outlaws

From recipes to cooking and shopping tips...local favorites to family staples, these two ladies are able to "steal" time to flex their passion and creativity in the kitchen...they are...the Kitchen Outlaws!!!

Lectures and Learning

Experts share their knowledge and passion...listen in...

Library Chat

From recommended reads to events and activities hosted at these incredible venues, join the ladies of the library for a little conversation and a lot of fun!

Meet the Artist

We get inside the minds and the heart of area and visiting fascinating...

Meet the Expert

Topics vary...but the value does not...get insights from people who know!

Memory Lane, CRV

In an effort to preserve the stories of childhoods gone by, members of our community share their recollections...of the town, the activities, area businesses, and everyday life in the CRV of old...

Museum Update

We cover the broader culture scene by getting to know the new and permanent exhibits, attractions, and curricula at nearby museums.

Muster Radio

The fife and drum corps are an integral part of our history, and they come alive in our parades and celebrations..and on iCRV Radio!

Myths and Legends

What is fact...what is an embellishment...and why was a story actually propagated? From the Moodus Noises to the Glawakus...join us for some amazing journeys!

Nature with Ranger Russ

Learn how best we can enjoy the natural wonders in our area...including our furry and feathered friends!!!

New Britain Museum of American Art PERSPECTIVES

From lecturers to directors, curators, docents, and artists...we grow our appreciation and love for this amazing cultural asset...right here in our own back yard!!!

Noah Webster's WORDS

A tribute to the framer of how Americans embraced and applied the English language, this program is a "tip of the cap" to the one many refer to as the "Father of American Scholarship and Education." Join us for the Word of the Week and other fun!

Now Showing

We get a behind-the-curtain look at some of the great productions coming to our area...have to listen in!!!

Pathways to Good Health

Healthy you...inside and out...

Peak Season Recipes

In our farm and gardening programs we tell you what is we tell you how best to prepare it!

Points of Interest

Insights and intrigue..past and present...all showcased by someone who so loves where we live!

Road Sign Stories

Want to go on a journey? Go to a different time and understand what might have been going on in our state and communities? Well you don't have to go far....we can go on a journey just by understanding how our streets and thoroughfares got their names!

Shelter Island

It is not a is an attitude...being able to enjoy CRV living without the mayhem of mainstream media!

Talking Jazz with Ken

Right here in our own back renowned musicians come to play...and we showcase them...and chat with them...oh your toe tapping?

Thank You for Your Service

A reminder of the incredible service of our women and men in the armed forces....

The Mix

Mark Griswold earned the distinction of being "Professor of Mixology" on iCRV he mixes it up in a different way, riffing on the week's happenings on iCRV with a splash of history, trivia, and cocktail lore!

The Monthly Scene with Phil Rosenthal

He was in the Seldom he comes to our studio monthly to share craft, passion and bluegrass!

The Parent Project

Looking for answers? Our panel is here to help!

Town Spotlight

Insights and perspective from area leaders on a specific CRV town or village...

Trivia iCRV Style

Fun..laughs..and “did you know” tests...all from programs on iCRV...listen in and win a prize if you can!!!

Valley Railroad Radio

Hear the passion..the stories...and the incredible service the Essex Steam Train brings to our part of it on VRR!

Wishful Thinking

By young adults ...for young adults...