HARTFORD — The Connecticut Business and Industry Association recently released their legislative scorecard, which gives every state lawmaker a rating for their voting record as it pertains to laws that could impact small and large businesses. State Rep. John Piscopo, R-76, received a perfect score from the CBIA.
Matt Minutillo (left) and Justin Cabral were interns at West View Properties in Watertown this summer. The two have expressed an interest in real estate and were excited to learn about the business by getting first-hand experience. The two shadowed realtors and learned details about the industry. (Perugini photo)
The Watertown High School football team held a Lift-A-Thon fundraiser on August 10 at the school’s weightlifting facility. “The competition was based off each player’s bench press reps,” said a team spokesperson. “The hope going in was to strengthen the team while raising money in a way that helps the boys all around, and through their efforts, they raised over $1000, earning every penny.”
BETHLEHEM — The Beyond Reality: Surreal Visions of Five Contemporary Connecticut Artists show will open with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, August 17 at 550 Gallery and Studios, 550 Main St. South. The exhibit features the artworks of Salvatore Gulino of Southbury, Stewart Wilson of New Hartford, Matang Gonzales of Bethlehem, Joseph Copija of Torrington and Clinton Deckert of Southington.
THOMASTON — The Fine Arts Connection of Thomaston will host a performance by the Chris Coogan Quintet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, August 19 at Seth Thomas Park on South Main Street. For more than 20 years, Mr. Coogan has led the Chris Coogan Quartet-Quintet with a repertoire that includes jazz, fusion jazz, and boogie-woogie.