Located just minutes west of Boston, the lovely little city of Newton is home to about 85,000 residents. Newton is considered a suburban city because it consists, in large part, of safe, quiet residential neighborhoods. The local school system is highly regarded, making this a popular place for families and young couples to settle down.
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Life in Newton
Newton provides residents with the perfect combination of activity and privacy.
There are several beautiful parks and recreation areas as well as dozens of great shops and local markets. The 13 villages of Newton feature intimate, quiet streets with beautiful homes at a wide range of pricing options.
Newton is conveniently situated along I-90 (the Mass Pike) and is an ideal place to live for those commuting to Boston for work or school. Additionally, I-95 (RT 128) runs along the city’s western border. While Newton is primarily residential, it provides easy access to a wide range of local entertainment options, including movie theaters, fitness centers, shopping malls and parks.
Newton Public Schools are considered among some of the best in the area. There are over a dozen elementary schools, four middle schools and two high schools - Newton North High School and Newton South High School.
There are also several great private schools in the area, including Fessenden School, Jackson School and Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston.
The Green Line D Branch runs through the center of Newton and the B Branch ends at Boston College, at the border of Brighton and Newton. The MBTA Worcester Rail also offers service to Newton in the northern Villages.
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