The town of Arlington lies northwest of Boston and was settled in 1635. Originally, Arlington was a farming community which had been known for growing its own lettuce. In addition, it was also known for playing a part in the ice industry with an ice house along Spy Pond up until the 1930’s.
Today, Arlington is among one of the most sought after towns that lie just outside of Boston. Many schools both public and private make for great options for families. For those looking for for ease in accessibility to Boston with a vibrant community full of shopping, dining and entertainment Arlington has plenty to offer. There are several parks, ponds and historic sites found throughout for all to enjoy in their spare time.