Living in Wakefield, Massachusetts


Wakefield has preserved much of its historic New England appearance and is recognized for its strong community involvement, quality school system, thriving businesses, and public library. Residents enjoy the views and amenities of beautiful Lake Quannapowitt, which offers year round activities, such as sailing, windsurfing, jogging or walking. Many seasonal community events take place in the town’s beautiful town common.

Wakefield is conveniently located at the intersection of 93 and 128, just 10 miles northwest of Boston. It is easily accessible by commuter rail from Boston; it has two stations.

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Popular events/places

  • Lake Quannapowitt/Yacht club (oldest inland yacht club in U.S.)
  • Festival by the Lake
  • Hartshorne House
  • Lake 5K

Check out the Town of Wakefield Website

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