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Waltham MA

Aerial View of WalthamLiving in Waltham

The historic city of Waltham is in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, roughly 13 miles west of Boston. Once the epicenter of the American Industrial Revolution, Waltham is now a hub of culture, history, and academics. Waltham stretches along the Charles River, providing scenic beauty among the streetscapes and skylines. The Charles Riverwalk also provides outdoor recreation such as swimming, fishing, and jogging. 

Waltham is well known for its eclectic community among its several neighborhoods. Waltham’s vibrant downtown offers a wide array of unique shops, local restaurants, and bars including Outer Limits and the Gaff. Moody Street, also known as Restaurant Row, provides a colorful nightlife that has attracted younger residents in recent years and has become a destination for tourists. Waltham’s community also heavily embraces the arts. The Waltham Symphony Orchestra performs several concerts throughout the year and Waltham is home to a plethora of arts organizations including the Waltham Mills Arts Association. History buffs can take advantage of several museums located in Waltham including The Rose Art Museum, The Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation, and the many estates listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Waltham truly has something for everyone to enjoy in its unique, diverse city. 

Waltham Schools

The Waltham School District is designed to prepare students for success. The district’s vision of providing a “world-class education to ALL students by developing their heads, hearts, hands, and voices, and to inspire them to become critical thinkers, problem-solvers, designers, builders, innovators and social entrepreneurs who make contributions to our diverse communities, nation, and global world” speaks volumes about their dedication. 

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