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Soupstock Music and Arts Festival Returns to Shelton CT May 15 - 04/25/11 06:50 PM
Soupstock Music and Arts Festival Returns to Shelton CT May 15 Mark your calendars. Soupstock Music and Arts Festival is returning to the "slab" (Veterans Memorial Park) in Shelton, CT on Sunday, May 15 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. for its second year. Soupstock is an annual fundraiser for the Mary A. Schmecker Turtle Shell Fund which exists to further art, craft, and music education for children and young adults in the Lower Naugatuck Valley. The festival will include perfomances by local and national bands featuring: Kung FuTurbineHubinger StreetScarecrow CollectionOld SchoolCorkscrewShawn TaylorHousatonic River Band Other events will include an artisan (12 comments)
Do you need an apartment, condo or single family home rental in Fairfield County, CT? Where can you begin your search AND get accurate search results? The RealtyQuest Rental Division provides service to tenants and landlords within Fairfield County. Whether you are renting a small studio in mid-city Stamford, a summer home on the water in Rowayton, or a condo near the corporate towers in Shelton, the RealtyQuest Rental Division can help you find the right rental property for your needs. How Do You Begin? Identifying Your needs is a good place to start. Rental (2 comments)
The Polish Easter Basket Blessing ~ Keeping the Tradition Alive - 04/21/11 09:47 PM
The Polish Easter Basket Blessing ~ Keeping the Tradition Alive One of my fondest memories of childhood was preparing an Easter basket with specific food, getting it blessed in church on Saturday, and enjoying the contents at breakfast on Easter Sunday. My mother kept this Polish tradition active until my father passed away when I was 19, Then we all kind of did our own thing, went our own ways, married, had kids, and the basket tradition got lost. About 10 years ago, I resurrected the Polish Easter basket tradition. I purchased a nice big basket and shopped for all the (15 comments)
Where are the ‘Bloomin’ Flowers? - 04/20/11 08:24 PM
Where are the ‘Bloomin' Flowers? It's spring in Shelton CT in eastern Fairfield County and typically we have warmer temps and a ‘bit' more color in our landscapes. This particular forsythia bush on the left is my barometer for the 'real' beginning of spring with warmer temperatures. This spring it seems to be blooming because it HAS to. That usual vibrant yellow color is not there...yet. Temps this week have only been in the 50s. This year our Shelton CT flowers VERY slow to bloom. We all need some color therapy right about now and this is about all that is blooming today.
Huntington Wood, located in the Huntington section of Shelton, has been defined by its luxury colonial homes with custom features in a premiere family neighborhood. Opened in 2002 with 72 half-acre homesites, Huntington Wood is situated just south of Aspetuck Village Condos and adjacent to the Shelton Greenway in the lower (southern) end of Shelton off Buddington Road. Click here to Find your new home in Huntington Wood.
Each of the colonial homes has distinctive architectural styling and pride of ownership shows throughout the subdivision with (7 comments)
When Did You Backup Your Data Last? Uh.... - 04/15/11 11:07 AM
When Did You Backup Your Data Last? Uh.... Think about it. You are very likely dependent upon your computer. Not just for professional purposes, but also for personal. Now think about this. You turn your computer on, and you wait....and wait. Hmm...not starting. Let's see. Just restart it again. Crazy thoughts start racing through your mind. You wait...and wait....and NOTHING! Uh oh. You're in deep you-know-what. After repeated attempts and maybe a call to your hardware tech support or a call to a computer geeky friend, you realize, your hard drive just died. But wait! All your data is on there (18 comments)
Calling All Anglers! Opening Day for Fresh Water Fishing Begins Saturday, April 16 in CT - 04/11/11 08:21 AM
Calling All Anglers! Opening Day for Fresh Water Fishing Begins Saturday, April 16 in CT It's time to dust off your spinning reel or fly fishing gear, pack up your tackle box, get your waders out of storage and head to your local fishing hole. Saturday, April 16, is opening day for freshwater trout fishing season in CT. Connecticut (CT) rivers, ponds and streams are running like crazy, and all the stocking for opening day of fishing has been done. The CT Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Angler's Report, starting on page 30, gives a detailed listing of all CT fishing (10 comments)
It's Time for the Snow to GO in Those Listing Pictures! - 04/07/11 02:23 PM
It's Time for the Snow to GO in Those Listing Pictures! We've had a particularly rough winter here in Connecticut. We were hit with multiple snow events in succession with little time to come up for air. Piles of snow were several feet high with payloader assistance required in many cases. Now, it's April. I still see a few small remnants around from those massive snow piles in parking lots. The rain will take care of that. However, I am still seeing snow in pictures on the MLS. Who is taking care of that? I listed a condo in February that (41 comments)
Shelton CT Condo Market Report for March 2011 - 04/06/11 11:03 AM
Shelton CT Condo Market Report for March 2011 Condo sales in Shelton (Huntington), CT for March 2011 were only down one sale in comparison to the same period last year. All averages showed a decrease due to the bulk of sales being in the $100K-$300K range compared to higher end sales in March 2010. See property transfers below.
The good news this month is that sales are up 60% over last month. Moving forward, there are 9 condos under deposit and 7 condos under contract.
Condo sales were solidly entrenched in the $100-$300K range.
Shelton CT single family home sales for March 2011 went UP 9% from the same period last year, but -- even better -- sales are up 85% from just last month (Feb=13; March=24) . Averages were all down due to the 46% of March sales being below $200K. See property transfers below. Market time went down 10% from the same period last year.
Shelton CT March 2011 Property Transfers (as recorded in the Greater Fairfield County MLS)
The hot spot this month was totally embedded in the lower end of (4 comments)
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