An abandoned religious theme park in Waterbury is coming back to life

Ever heard of the abandoned religious theme park in Waterbury, CT? It's called Holy Land U.S.A., and although it has been abandoned for 25 years, a group of locals are hoping to bring it back to life this year. Mieum Media was allowed to tour the park–which is generally prohibited–during an exclusive interview with Chuck …

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Inside anti-toll protests: Will they become CT’s new Tea Party?

Do you support tolls on Connecticut highways? Over the past year, local group No Tolls CT has grown to be the face of opposing tolls’ implementation, and has gained support from thousands all over the state. The group has gained support from many conservatives who oppose toll proposals, backed by many Democrats. Mieum Media attended …

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Craft breweries were affected by the government shutdown. Now that it’s over, how are local breweries in CT doing?

Was your favorite brewery affected by the government shutdown last month? Due to the closure of the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau during the government shutdown, many local breweries were adversely affected. Now that the shutdown is over, Mieum Media visited two craft breweries in Connecticut to see how things are going for …

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This town legalized alcohol in 2014. But five years later, it can be purchased at only one place

Did you know that until 2014, some towns in Connecticut prohibited the sale of alcohol? Although federal prohibition ended in the early 1930s, the small town of Bridgewater still banned people from purchasing alcohol until way into the twenty-first century. Meium Media sat down with First Selectman Curtis Read to find out what went down …

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Would a radical rule change improve voting in Connecticut?

If you were given the power to improve the way voting is performed, what changes would you make? For some activists in Connecticut, the answer is clear: the state should adopt a ranked choice voting system, wherein voters rank their preferences instead of voting for a single candidate. But would this improve elections? Steven Winter, …

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Flu is widespread in CT. People are dying. Should we be worried?

The CDC considers the flu to be widespread in Connecticut, and, at the time of publication, over a dozen people have died of it. But much of the reporting on the issue has left out some important questions. How worried should the average person in Connecticut be? What should people do to protect themselves? Mieum …

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