Are you surprised that Money Magazine rated #Newton as the best place to live in Massachusetts based on several Criteria? And nationwide, Newton is ranked #12. From the article:
“The scenic “Garden City” is well known for its high-quality public schools — the graduation rate is 97% — as well as its low crime risk and leafy green streets.
Located less than 10 miles west of Boston and encompassing 13 villages, many with their own parks or shopping centers, Newton is an affluent commuter town with thriving local energy. Home prices are high, but so are family incomes. Newton has low unemployment, and a few big local employers of its own, including Boston College and Newton-Wellesley Hospital.”
Read more: http://time.com/money/collection/2018-best-places-to-live/5361451/newton-massachusetts/