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You're getting ready for a family visit back home next week. Imagine this scenario as you take some snapshots of your home, inside and out, so you'll have pictures to show the folks. You ask your family to stand by the front door as you take the first picture. Next, you position yourself for a sh...
This spring I purchased a SEGWAY Personal Transporter and it has changed my life.  It's hard to explain if you have never been on one, but there is a kind of Zen that you can associate with the Segway.  It's as though thought and action become one.  Really.  And the Segway is serious transportati...
Located north of Ipswich, Rowley has retained the flavor of its early agricultural days when it was the center of the American wool industry.A charming and rustic New England town, this sparsely populated residential community is a perfect choice for those working in Boston who want to return hom...
Settled in 1659, Middleton is a small agricultural-residential community that offers residents easy access via Route 128, near I-95 and route 114 to Salem, Danvers, Beverly and boston.  Residential neighborhoods include established single family homes far from commercial activity.The Ipswich Rive...
Georgetown and Groveland are residential suburbs popular with people working in Lawrence, Haverhill and Andover.The expansion of I-95 and Route 128 has increased commuting options for those working in Boston.Rural in flavor, new developments offer home choices which include spacious single family...
Lynnfield's location between the major highways of Routes 1 and 128 has transformed this sleepy farming community into an affluent suburb of people working in boston and along the high-tech corridoe.  Strict zoning maintaiins Lynnfield's suburban serenity.  Residents of the town's quiet neighborh...
This picturesque New England town has a distinguished history as an academic center and serves as the home of Phillips Andover Academy, one of the nation's foremost college preparatory schools and the nationally known Addison Gallery of Art.Andover is a wooded town with generous lot requirements ...
Newbury, with a population of less than 7,000 on 26 square miles, is ideal for those who want quiet and seclusion.  Plum Island in Newbury offers miles of unspoiled beaches.Set along the Merrimack River, West Newbury is also a sparsely populated town which has maintained a tranquil and rural atmo...
Newburyport is situated along the Merrimack river and has been the home of many influential American leaders.  today the city remains economically healthy due to a picturesque downtown area featuring museums, restaurants, theater and specialty shops.Newburyport's High Street is a true showplace o...
What if you bought a home because you fell in love with it? And what if, the day after you moved in, you noticed that the nearest grocery store was twelve miles away, the nearest school was halfway up a mountain, and that 325 small children tramped through your yard each day on the way up the mou...

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