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3 Mass towns in top 15 places to live...

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by jron, Aug 12, 2013.

  1. jron

    jron NES Member

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    Sharon, Ma
    Westford, Ma
    Shrewsbury, Ma

    All made the top 15 places to live. Interesting to say the least... All I know is I have zero desire to live in westford.

    take a look...
    Yahoo!
     

  2. Rider

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    There are many places in MA that are rated quite highly on most measures of quality of life. Perhaps not surprisingly, Constitutional freedom is not one of the factors under consideration in most of these surveys.
     
  3. ivarr

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    It's all bs. What's it based on? Crappy public schools that rate themselves the best? Years ago 90% of the public schools rated themselves in the top 10% of schools in the commonwealth. Yup they were so good that private school enrollment grew, charter schools started popping up, and the macs was instituted because kids were graduating without skills to get a job. My point is that you can play with the data any way you want to get the desired result. As for great Barrington try finding a job here besides serving lattes to annoying New Yorkers on vacation
     
  5. falcon123

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    i have zero desire to live in Mass but am stuck here for the time being. Been planning my escape for many years. Just waiting for the right time.
     
  6. Len-2A Training

    Len-2A Training Instructor Instructor NES Life Member NES Member

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    The numbers are "cooked" to reach a desired conclusion.

    PDs regularly bury stats on crimes in their communities. Having worked for a PD I got to see this first hand.

    I wouldn't believe any such study/survey/report . . . period!! [And I'm including such info from any state!]

    Research what is important to YOU, listen to a scanner for communities of interest (to get true flavor of crime), talk to some town officials, etc. If schools are important to you, go to the admissions office of the college you (or SO) graduated from and ask them their opinion of the education from that town!
     
  7. Brin747

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    Was this determined by the same committee that gave Obama the Nobel?
     
  8. workingatthebeach

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    There is no reason to go to Shrewsbury anymore after Spags closed.
     
  9. nhglock

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    Yeah, and Cleveland Ohio cam[laugh]e in a close fourth,
     
  10. irishfan

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    not even in my MA top to live hah
     
  11. Asaltweapon

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    I grew up in Westford and live nearby. It "was" a nice town but I hardly would describe it being in the top 15. As for the other two on the list.[rofl]
     

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