Arlington is a desirable and welcoming community that offers city conveniences in a suburban setting. Arlington is a culturally rich town that is home to many quality restaurants offering a variety of ethnic and regional cuisine, as well as cafes, shops, gourmet groceries, theaters and community education centers. Nature lovers enjoy Arlington?s 200+ acres of public parkland including the popular Minuteman Bike Path and the Arlington Reservoir. This blend of urban and suburban along with excellent public schools and easy access to Boston and Cambridge make Arlington particularly attractive to young families and professionals.
Arlington is bounded on the south by Route 2, a major transportation route allowing access to Boston and the western part of Massachusetts. Arlington is also a short distance from Interstate 93 and 95. Other major routes that go through the town are Routes 2A and 3.
The MBTA provides extensive bus service to Arlington including direct bus service to Alewife Station (Red Line) where commuters can access the subway system. The Winchester and West Medford commuter rail stations are close by and convenient.
The town has seven elementary schools (Bishop, Brackett, Dallin School, Hardy, Peirce, Stratton and Thompson, one middle school (Ottoson Middle School), and one high school (Arlington High Schoo). Read more about elementary schools in Arlington
The town Arlington is noted for operating an excellent public school system. For more information, see: http://www.greatschools.org/massachusetts/arlington