I lived and worked in Trumbull, Connecticut for most of my life. Living in Trumbull, you'll find some of the best shopping in the area. It hosts one of the largest and most popular malls in the state, but also has a number of spread out shops which cater to the individual. You'll also find quiet neighborhoods where families dwell and open parks that you can readily access. The nightlife and restaurants are a little sparse, but with its close proximity to larger cities, you'll find a lot of nearby options that are only a few minutes away. Trumbull is also very conveniently located to a number of major roadways making getting around a breeze. essentially, its a quiet town within minutes of activity.
The best part of living in Trumbull is that if offers the opportunity to have quiet time outside of the hustle and bustle of the city, but is also close enough to major cities that you will not get bored.