Recd notice for the Vernon system stating as of Oct 15 all basic local channels (cbs, nbc, etc) will be all digital and customers must have a DTA, STB or cablecard to receive them. locals will be still sent in clear QAM though no mention of whether that includes locals in HD.
no new channels mentioned however Vernon seems the most advance Comcast system in CT in terms of HD channels and HSI. I just got upgraded Blast! HSI to 25/4.