Money Magazine has ranked Simsbury 50th among the country’s Best Places to Live.
The towns on the list are defined as “thriving economically, they’ve also got all you could want in a place to raise a family: plenty of green space, good schools, and a strong sense of community,” according to the website.
“The statistical research conducted by Money
Magazine proves what we already know—Simsbury’s beautiful protected natural
setting, coupled with top quality education, cultural and development
opportunities make our community a great place to live, work and play. We are
proud to be once again named a Best Place to Live,” Simsbury First
Selectman Mary Glassman stated in a release.
The magazine touts the town’s high percentage of open space, proximity to Hartford and historic houses and parks, among other things. Test scores are reported as far above average while crime is almost nonexistent.
According to the post, job growth from 2010 to 2012 was 5 percent.
Read the full article here.