Arlington offers a unique blend of urban convenience and suburban small-town flavor – providing something for everyone.

Urban convenience manifests itself in excellent town services, a superior school system, varied recreational opportunities, great shopping variety and easy access via public transportation and highways to Boston, Cambridge, Route 128/95, industrial areas and the airport.

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Sense of Neighborhood

Suburban flavor is most evident in Arlington’s sense of neighborhoods, the traditional New England Town Meeting form of government and exceptional citizen involvement in civic affairs and educational and cultural activities.

Small wonder that Arlington appeals to people from every walk of life: professionals, academics, medical personnel, highly skilled workers and entrepreneurs. Together they represent an enriching diversity of lifestyles and a wholesome range of income levels.

An Active Citizenry

Arlington citizens participate  enthusiastically in a myriad of activities. There are historical committees, the Art Association, Philharmonic, widely renowned Friends of the Drama, and many groups supporting schools, the library, area hospitals and many governmental endeavors.

And Arlington citizens have their choice of housing. Single family houses range from modest homes on small lots to expansive executive properties, including unique waterfront homes. There are numerous condominiums, and many multi-family houses offering rental opportunities and income potential. Though there is some new construction, most Arlington property is at least 30 years old. Many homes date back to the turn of the century and are prized for their quality and uniqueness.  In short, there is something for everyone in Arlington.