A safe town based on factual data. A town that offers many affordable youth recreation activities through the town rec department. A town that is not overrun with commercial industry, yet financially benefits from industry on the town borders. Excellent schools. A place that has very poor sports fields for youth athletics compared to surrounding towns that have invested in artificial turf that saves money over time. A town that is fiscally conservative. A town with down to earth, hardworking people.
High school rated 9 out of 10 on greatschools.net based on 2008 MCAS scores. Youth sports fields look like a dog track. Brand new, state-of-the-art middle school.