One of Boston's 26 neighborhoods, Brighton attracts residents with its welcoming and serene yet dynamic, atmosphere. Brighton is located in the northwest corner of Boston on the Charles River. It is considered one of Boston's quieter neighborhoods and is home to a diverse population, including young professionals, families, and graduate students from Boston University and Boston College.
Brighton was named after Brighton and Hove, an English coastal city. It became an official neighborhood of Boston in 1874.
For shopping and entertainment, residents visit the stretch of Washington Street between Brighton Center and Oak Square where there are ethnic grocery stores and restaurants, bakeries, neighborhood pubs, and small businesses. Residents also have a favorite walking trail along the shoreline of the Chestnut Hill Reservoir.
Help prepare yourself for a move to Brighton with the following information:
The average annual high temperature is 65.4 Fahrenheit.
The average annual low temperature is 34.5 Fahrenheit.
The average annual snowfall is 38 inches.
The city of Boston requires all dogs to be licensed. The annual cost is $15 for spayed/neutered dogs and $30 for intact dogs.
The City of Boston requires vehicle owners to have a neighborhood-specific resident parking permit.
School District Information
Brighton Area Schools are comprised of four elementary schools, one middle school, one intermediate school and two high schools. The district uses 21st century instructional methods and growth-oriented assessment tools. They pride themselves on providing their students with a world class education. They have graduated national and international leaders.
School Information Resources
You can visit the following Web pages to learn more about Brighton Area Schools, their mission, and their ratings.
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