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Acton has held annual town meetings since 1735, the records of which are held at Acton's Memorial Library. Acton residents participated in the growing hostility with Great Britain by sending a list of grievances to King George III on Oct. 3rd, 1774. This day is celebrated in Acton as Crown Resistance Day.
Start here to search for great real estate deals in the lovely residential community of Arlington, just outside of Boston and bordering on the city of Cambridge. Arlington offers an excellent alternative for families looking to live near Boston, but conserve the individuality of a small town.
The Bedford flag on display at the Bedford Free Public Library is the oldest known surviving intact battle flag in the United States. It is celebrated for having been the first U.S. flag flown during the American Revolutionary War, as it is believed to have been carried by Nathaniel Page's outfit of Minutemen to the Old North Bridge in Concord for the Battle of Concord on April 19, 1775.
Burlington is now a suburban industrial town near Boston, but for most of its history it was almost entirely agricultural, selling hops and rye to Boston and supplementing that income with small shoe-making shops. Early railroad expansion passed the town, limiting its early development, and Burlington continued to cure hams for the Boston market and produce milk, fruit, and vegetables.
Back Bay real estate holds some amazingly designed homes, some still display the traditional charm of bygone eras, while others have been completely gutted and brought up to todays modern standards. Back Bay living offers pleasant urban location with the convenience of green areas and open spaces.
Beacon Hill is one of Boston's smallest most enchanting and historic neighborhoods, featuring a mix of grand townhouses and fashionable shops. Stroll down Charles Street to enjoy a leisurely walk and to spy pricey antique shops, enticing cafes, and swanky clothing boutiques.
Brookline is the birthplace of John F. Kennedy and its major retail centers, like Coolidge Corner and Brookline Village, are bustling pedestrian-oriented shopping areas with a variety of shops - antique stores, coffee shops, bookstores, fresh fruit and vegetable markets, delicatessens and restaurants.
Start here to search for great deals on Cambridge real estate in this fast-paced urban university town. Just across the river from Boston and within walking distance of many Boston amenities, Cambridge Massachusetts has some amazing properties for sale at historically low prices.
Carlisle contains a library, a country store, a book store, a dentist's office, an automated teller machine and many residential buildings. There are two ice-cream stores: one of the four branches of Kimball Farms, and Great Brook Farm State Park which is home to the first robotic milking system in Massachusetts and serves ice-cream made from the farm's milk.
The area which became the town of Concord was originally known as "Musketaquid," situated at the confluence of the Sudbury and Assabet rivers. The name Musketaquid was an Algonquian word for "grassy plain," fitting the area's low-lying marshes and kettle holes. Native Americans had cultivated corn crops there; the rivers were rich with fish and the land was arable.
Lincoln was settled by Europeans in 1654, as a part of Concord. It was split from Concord, and incorporated as a separate town in 1754. Due to their "difficulties and inconveniences by reason of their distance from the places of Public Worship in their respective Towns," local inhabitants petitioned the General Court to be set apart as a separate town.
Just northwest of Arlington, Mass., Lexington offers a small-town feel set in the beautifully wooded hills of this historic town. Famous for the first shot fired during the American Revolution and the ensuing Battle of Lexington, now Lexington offers a peaceful community with beautiful homes and great schools...all within a short commute to Boston of only 13 miles or less.
Needham sits south of Newton just east of Wellesley, only 5 miles south of the I-90/I-95 interchange. With the drive to the Boston Downtown of only 30 minutes or less, Needham is considered a bedroom community and commuter suburb of Boston. A variety of single family homes and larger estates are available in the quaint and heavily treed Needham neighborhoods.
Newton is a community made up of many smaller villages: Auburndale, Chestnut Hill, Newton Centre, Newton Corner, Newton Highlands, Newton Lower Falls, Newton Upper Falls, Newtonville, Nonantum (The Lake), Oak Hill, Thompsonville, Waban and West Newton. Located near the I-90/I-95 interchange, Newton offers good home values and family-friendly neighborhoods.
Sudbury is a great little inland community located about 40 minutes west of the Boston city center. Sudbury has a population of about 18,000 and is a quaint town with plenty of early American history. Sudbury homes for sale are currently running from the low $200,000s to about $3.2 million for 6 bedrooms on an 11 acres estate.
Wayland is a town that includes a village called Cochituate. Wayland is located about 30 minutes west of Boston, just short of Sudbury, making it an ideal commuter town for those working in Boston. Wayland has a population of approximately 13,000 residents, with homes ranging from $245,000 to upwards of $14 million for more exclusive estates.
Less than 5 miles southwest of the I-90/I-95 interchange, Wellesley is a quiet bedroom community within a short commute to the Boston Downtown. Wellesley has beautiful homes with classy architecture and great schools. Homes here are available in a variety of price range, especially with current historically low interest rates.
Westwood Massachusetts is a small bedroom community located about 35 minutes southwest of Boston off of Highway 95. The town's population is about 15,000. Westwood real estate types and prices range widely from $220,000 for a 900 s.f. 3BR ranch home to over $3.8 million for 5 bedrooms on acreage. There are currently about 80 homes listed.
Winchester MA is a quaint little town with a largely affluent population of about 21,000. Winchester is located about 9 miles north of Boston on Highway 28, with most single family homes in the town listed between $400,000 and $1 million.
Weston Massachusetts is an affluent community located about 35 minutes northwest of Boston. Weston real estate ranges from well appointed classic homes to townhouses, ranches and attractive luxury homes. Weston offers a serene and pastoral setting that draws a pletora of professionals.