Transgender people from CT can change their birth certificate. We talked to someone who did

Did you know that transgender people from Connecticut can change the information on their birth certificates?  Transgender rights are an increasingly mainstream topic in the United States. However, the transgender experience is frequently more complex than its portrayal in the media. We spoke with Garrett Garborcauskas, a scientist born and raised in Connecticut, who is …

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Are your lawn and garden hurting the environment?

Are your lawn and garden hurting the environment? An increasing number of scientists and experts are concerned that many lawn care and landscaping-related decisions people in the U.S. are accustomed to may have unintended consequences for the environment. Mieum Media interviews local expert Nancy DuBrule-Clemente, who owns an organic garden center in southern Connecticut, to …

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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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Waterbury, CT to Nanyuki, Kenya: One doctor’s mission to send aid to those in need

Mary Zozulin, M.D. has been an OB-GYN for nearly 30 years, and is currently fundraising to send fetal monitoring devices and labor beds from Waterbury Hospital to a hospital in Nanyuki, Kenya. Here's what she's up to. The labor beds and fetal monitors are all in great condition, but are being replaced as a part …

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What’s with that “notch” in CT’s northern border?

Take a look at the northern border of the state of Connecticut and you're likely to notice something intriguing. Along the northern border, there is a "notch" that cuts into the state. Why does it exist? What is its function? Curious about the history, I spoke with two experts on the matter. One from Suffield, …

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