Following the completion of the Connecticut General Assembly 2019 Regular Session, State Representative Joe Polletta R-68 reminisces about closing this year's legislative session and finalizing the state's biennial budget, recalls his participation in crafting and endorsing key policy issues regarding Watertown pedestrian public safety and the creation of cultural districts as well as dives in with his perspectives surrounding the current political state of Connecticut.
WATERTOWN — The Watertown Foundation is taking applications from non-profit organizations for non-recurring capital improvement grants. Organizations must be tax-exempt and must be located within a 15-mile radius of Watertown. The proposed capital expenditure must conform to foundation requirements that it be for charitable, educational, literary, scientific, historical or religious purposes.
President and CEO of Thomaston Savings Bank Stephen L. Lewis was elected president of the Connecticut Community Bankers Association on June 1 during the group’s annual meeting. Mr. Lewis, who previously served as the association’s vice president, will serve a two-year term as president.
MANCHESTER - In the final event of the 2018-2019 high school sports year, the CIAC held it’s annual tests of endurance with the annual decathlon, heptathlon, hammer and steeplechase events on June 11 ans 12 at Manchester High School.
ROXBURY — The Roxbury Congregational Church will host its 14th annual Art at the Meetinghouse, a juried art show, this weekend at the church, located at 24 Church St., Route 317. The show will be open from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 14; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 15; and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 16. The show will include more than 100 works of art from western Connecticut area artists in the categories of watercolor, acrylic, oil, pastels, printmaking, mixed media, fine craft, sculpture and graphics.
WOODBURY — Flanders’ Van Vleck Farm and Sanctuary will host Goat Yoga at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, June 23 on the hill outside the North Barn, 644 Flanders Rd. Experienced yoga instructors will lead guests in this one hour gentle class suitable for all levels. Nigerian dwarf goats will roam among participants during the class.