Shelton, Connecticut 

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I'm staying put - 1/12/2012
I see a lot of people complain about Shelton.OK,it's their right.Is it perfect? Of course not.But I've seen a lot of people leave and come back in a year or two.What is it they say about the grass on the other side of the fence? If you look at the stats you will see it's expensive here. Especially housing. But those prices have been falling,like every where. But they are still high relative to the most of the country.Utilities(electricity rates) have fallen about 20% in the past two years so that's good.Food is pretty much the same nationally.The biggest factor in Connecticut,and most of the northeast is taxes and that is only because elected officials betrayed the people and bought there way back into office with generous(outrageous) salaries and benefits for public employees.Shelton remains the lowest taxed city in the county thanks to an effective town movement and mayor.Crime rates are very low because we are fortunate to have well educated police and supervision is vigilant in Read More

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Low taxes are not enough. - 6/16/2006
Sure, the taxes in Shelton are very low compared to the rest of Fairfield County, but that isn't enough. Property Values are climbing faster than wage increases. Overdevelopment is quickly becoming an issues. What was once protected wetlands is quickly becoming strip malls and town houses. The deciding factor for me though is the weather. I, for one, shudder at the thought of one more New England winter, get me outta Read More


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