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Old 06-06-2009, 10:27 PM
 
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If you're not afraid of taking the commuter rail train a little farther, I'd recommend Concord and Acton. Acton has incredibly high performing schools and they are definitely on the liberal side. Acton is also far more leafy in some neighborhoods since there is more land, but you will be more car dependent.
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Old 06-07-2009, 11:09 PM
 
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Default Winchester

look into Winchester

we have a lot to offer. Parks, a big forest with hiking trails, ---a quaint Downtown center with lots of boutiques and services (Grocery store in town) lots of community involvement, events and organizations -
such as our town community tv studio (WINCAM) WinCAM
Schools are good in Winchester, and our citizens are active in government affairs of the town. We have two commuter rail stops in town - Wedgemere and Winchester you could take the "T" to North Station and get the subway (Orange line) to Back Bay direct from North Station -
in the AM rush period trains run every 30 min PM rush as well from North Station-there's two ways you can get to back bay station -

when you get off the commuter train at North Station you'd go into the subway entrance, then once through the gates - with your charlie card (similar to the NYC Metro Cards) you'd go downstairs - and the green line is on the right, orange line is on the left. Whichever one comes first, hop on. -
You could take the Orange line right to Back Bay , or take the Green Line train to Park Street, (Then there's a underground pedestrian tunnel) to Downtown Crossing station ---where you can then get the Orange line to Back Bay - or you could take the Green Line to Copley , get off and walk through the Copley place mall to the Back Bay station section -

As you can see once you learn it it will become second nature as to how to go about the subway/commuter rail system

Winchester is a great community! with highly educated people from all points of view, races, religions etc its a open and diverse community.
for all.
Winchester has changed for the better over the past 20 yrs or so

We have great community events like the ENKA fair carnival and Town Day - an all day street fair ---
as well as a christmas tree lighting ceremony in December where Santa rides around on a fire truck

We have a nice little book-store called Bookends (Independent) with a great children's section and helpful staff. They have author events throughout the year.

Come check our town out :-) and you will fall in love with it

Though if you want something right on the train . I suggest Medford (Oak Grove neighborhood) (Orange Line) or Malden (Orange line)
some good apartment complexes right near the train station
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