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386595 01: A Red Line subway car, known as the T in Boston, crosses the Charles River March 12, 2001 in Cambridge, MA. Boston's subway system, the oldest in the nation, has plans to auction off the rights to name four of its busiest stations. Last week's pre-bid meeting brought no potential bidders. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Newsmakers)

Massachusetts is loaded with amazing and growing cities. We have amazing schools, booming jobs and state of the art day care. All of these things and more are factored in when choosing the best cities to live in the state. Taking into account education & child care, health & safety, affordability, and family fun, these are the best cities to live in Massachusetts. These suggestions are in a wide variety of areas in MA and obviously the closer you are to jobs-rich Boston, the higher the cost of living. But here you go:

  • Waltham, Massachusetts

  • Lexington, Massachusetts

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    On behalf of the Town staff, I would like to express our sincere concern surrounding the tragedy that occurred this past weekend on Hancock Street, and to offer our sympathy and support to all who were directly and indirectly impacted, including...

  • Leverett, Massachusetts

    Town of Leverett, MA

    Situated in western Massachusetts, Leverett is neighbor to the Five College area of Amherst, Hampshire, Smith, Mt. Holyoke and the University of Massachusetts. Its diverse population of 2,000 is a rich mixture of teachers, students, farmers, lumbermen, gardeners, artists, professionals in the areas of medicine, law, and telecommunications.

  • Cambridge, Massachusetts

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  • Winchester, Massachusetts

    Winchester, MA - Official Website | Official Website

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  • Newton, Massachusetts

    City of Newton, MA

    New Permitting System 11/1 Rumford/Waste Pickup Paving Schedule Public Meeting Information Birth and Marriage Certificates Report a Pothole, Tree, Water or Sewer Issue, etc.

  • Sharon, Massachusetts

    Town of Sharon MA |

    Town of Sharon 90 South Main Street Sharon, MA 02067 (781) 784-1500

  • Provincetown, Massachusetts

    Town of Provincetown, MA - Official Website | Official Website

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Provincetown Building Committee Plans Public Outreach, Launch New Website to Promote Police Station Project PROVINCETOWN: As part of its effort to provide Annual Town Meeting voters the information needed for an informed vote... Additional Info...

  • Marblehead, Massachusetts

    Marblehead MA |

    Town of Marblehead, Abbot Hall 188 Washington Street, Marblehead, MA 01945 Website Disclaimer Government Websites by CivicPlus ®