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Memorial Day, originally known as Decoration Day, was a day established by former Civil War Union veterans to commemorate those who died in the struggle to save the Union. Started on May 30, 1868, Decoration Day was commemorated in the northern states until the turn of the century, and throughout the country thereafter. After World War I, the day was set to include those who participated in all wars in which Americans served and died. The term “Memorial Day” was first used in 1882, but did not become the common name for Decoration Day until (3 comments)
Relay for Life Waterbury, CT June 5-6, 2010 - 05/31/10 12:04 AM
Starting Saturday, June 5, 2010 at 8 a.m., and ending on Sunday, June 6, 2010 at 8 a.m., the American Cancer Society will be having its annual Relay for Life at Crosby High School, located at 300 Pierpont Road in the city’s East End. Many teams from schools across the city, as well as volunteer organizations will be paricipating in the Relay for Life event to raise money to support cancer research and those who have fought the disease and won, as well as to remember those who lost their battle with cancer. You can visit the Relay for Life website (3 comments)
It’s that time of the year again – Friendly’s Restaurants across the nation are having their annual Get Your Free Scoop of Ice Cream next Saturday, June 5, from noon to 5 p.m.
"Friendly's, a family dining chain of more than 500 restaurants, will kick off summer on Saturday, June 5, 2010 with Free Ice Cream Day. From noon to 5:00 p.m., customers can receive a one-scoop dish or cone of their flavor of choice at any participating Friendly's restaurant. With 26 flavors to (5 comments)
The Art of Writing Well... - 05/29/10 09:12 PM
The Art of Writing Well I have never considered myself an exceptional writer. Not even when I wrote an essay for the standardized tests back at the beginning of 8th grade. That essay catapulted me from the lowest level English class all the way to the honors class, in the space of a week. (Disclaimer: I failed English in 7th grade due to sheer laziness, period).
A good friend of mine whom I consider a writer par excellence and I were having a chat when I mentioned that I do not have the patience for crafting prose, making essays or (5 comments)
Well, this past week was certainly an interesting one in the Rain. The virtual storm that erupted in the AR universe after a few well written posts that had titles destined to cause an explosion has now subsided, somewhat. Now, can we get back to normal?
The best way to return to a normal state of affairs is to read something encouraging, don’t you think? I sure do. And there were quite a few posts that were featured this week which were very refreshing to read, very calming, not controversial, and (2 comments)
Where to begin, where to begin…this week has certainly been an interesting one on ActiveRain. There has been quite a few posts this week that were featured which had peoples heads spinning, wondering what AR had come to…some were even reblogged, which may or may not have added to the insanity which ensued…but I digress…
Let’s see, do we recap these in the order in which they were posted, or by the number of comments they generated? I suppose that it doesn’t really matter how I do it. What piqued (13 comments)
2010 Memorial Day Events in the Greater Waterbury Area
Looking for Memorial Day Events in the Greater Waterbury Area? Here’s a list of upcoming events for Memorial Day that you can view or participate in:
Waterbury Memorial Day Events: Saturday, May 29 - Fort Hill Cemetery Ceremony honoring Civil War heroes, featuring Civil War re-enactors. Location: Fort Hill Cemetery, Thomaston Avenue, Waterville. Time: 10:00 a.m. Sunday, May 30 - Gold Star parents' luncheon. Location: VFW Post 201 on Baldwin Street Time: 11:00 a.m. Sunday, May 30 - Memorial Day Parade. Location: Marching units will (2 comments)
Here is the most recent information on the real estate market for single family homes in Plymouth, CT 06786. This area is considered the Terryville section of Plymouth, CT. The real estate market in Plymouth CT 06786 is still a buyer’s market, with almost 12 months worth of housing inventory still on the market, selling at the rate of 5.83 units per month over the last 6 months. The real estate market is still improving for home sellers slightly, with another increase in the average sales price of those homes (1 comments)
Here are the most recent statistics on the real estate market for single family homes in Plymouth, CT 06782. Only two homes were sold in Pequabuck or other neighborhoods of Plymouth, CT 06782 in April, and there is still a strong buyer’s market present, with 21 months worth of housing inventory still on the market. Average sales prices remain higher than other areas of Plymouth, but the days on market also remain significantly higher as well. (0 comments)
Here are the most recent statistics on the real estate market for single family homes in Watertown, CT 06795.
The real estate market in Watertown, CT 06795 remained a buyer’s market in April, with almost 14 months of inventory remaining at a sales pace of 6.33 homes sold per month. The average sales price has inched up a bit from March’s performance.
Here are the most recent statistics on the real estate market for single family homes in Watertown, CT 06779.
The real estate market in Oakville, CT (Watertown, CT 06779) remains a buyers’ market with a sales pace of 4.17 sales a month over the last 6 months, and with over 11 months of inventory remaining. (0 comments)
Waterbury, CT Real Estate - Market Update May 2010 - 05/12/10 05:49 PM
WATERBURY, CT REAL ESTATE - MARKET UPDATE MAY 2010 These are the latest statistics for the Waterbury, CT real estate market: The number of homes that have sold in Waterbury, CT has maintained a rather constant average over the last several months. April's number of closed listings showed the usual return of activity at the end of winter/beginning of spring. The following neighborhoods have had activity: East Mountain, Bunker Hill, Bucks Hill, Meriden-Woodtick, Town Plot, East Farms, and Upper Fulton Park in the last month. You can click the following link for a month to month comparison (0 comments)
Here are the most recent statistics on the real estate market for single family homes in Waterbury, CT 06710. This area includes the following neighborhoods: Historic Hillside, Historic Overlook, and Willow/Plaza.
The real estate market in Waterbury 06710 remained a buyer’s market in April, with 13.5 months of inventory remaining, with a sales rate of 3.3 homes being sold per month. Average sale prices continued to fall as bank-owned homes continue to be a large share of the homes being sold in this zip code. (0 comments)
Here are the most recent statistics on the real estate market for single family homes in Waterbury, CT 06708. This area includes the following neighborhoods: Brooklyn, Bunker Hill, Country Club, Robinwood, Town Plot, and Western Hills.
The real estate market in Waterbury CT 06708 remains a very strong buyer’s market, with over 15 months of inventory. Average days on market decreased in April, but so did the average sale price for homes that sold in the 06708 zip code of Waterbury, CT. (0 comments)
Here are the most recent statistics on the real estate market for single family homes in Waterbury, CT in the 06706 zip code. This area includes the following neighborhoods: East Mountain, Hopeville, Mohawk Park, Platts Mills, South End, and Washington Park.
The real estate market in Waterbury, CT 06706 is, with almost 9 months of inventory at the current sales pace of 6.17 units per month being sold, still in a very strong buyer’s market. Interestingly, the average sale price has increased, and the total amount of inventory (0 comments)
Here are the most recent statistics on the real estate market for single family homes in Waterbury, CT in the 06705 zip code. This area includes the following neighborhoods: East Farms, Fairlawn, and Mill Plain (Meriden/Woodtick)
The real estate market in Waterbury, CT 06705 remains a buyer’s market with almost 9 months of inventory. Average sale prices have continued to drop, and the number of days on market has increased, compared to March. However, the months of inventory is also down, despite a decrease in the number (0 comments)
Here are the most recent statistics on the real estate market for single family homes in Waterbury, CT in the 06704 zip code. This area includes the following neighborhoods: Bucks Hill, Crownbrook, Fairmount, Lakewood, Long Hill, North End, Upper Fulton Park, Walnut-Orange-Walsh(WOW), and Waterville.
The real estate market in Waterbury, CT 06704 continues to be a buyer’s market, with almost 10 months supply of inventory. Average sales prices dropped slightly, and the days on market remained the same; but with the increase in the number of homes that (0 comments)
Here’s a look at the latest statistics for Waterbury's East Mountain real estate market:
Prior East Mountain Waterbury, CT Real Estate - Market Updates can be accessed by clicking on the link. The East Mountain neighborhood is one of the few in Waterbury so far that has its own website, so to get a look at what's happening in the East Mountain neighborhood of Waterbury, CT , stop by http://www.eastmountainct.com/ .
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