Hopkinton is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, less than 30 miles (48 km) west of Boston. Alewife station is an Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) intermodal transit station in the North Cambridge neighborhood of Cambridge, Massachusetts. Weston [wɜstən] ist ein Vorort von Boston in Middlesex County im Bundesstaat Massachusetts in den Vereinigten Staaten.. Weston ist der reichste Vorort in der Metropolregion von Boston. The US Census recognizes a village within the town known as Woodville, reporting a population of 2,550. [65] In the summer the Azores high pressure affects the south-west of England, however convective cloud sometimes forms inland, reducing the number of hours of sunshine. [78] However, as of 2014, the pier charges for admission. I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like. As of the census [18] of 2000, there were 11,469 people, 3,718 households, and 2,992 families residing in the town. The shingle-style Drabbington Lodge, once a popular summer resort, remains on North Avenue and is now a senior living community. Municipal history began in 1842 when a Local Act was obtained for "paving, lighting, watching, cleansing and otherwise improving the Town of Weston-super-Mare in the County of Somerset and for establishing a Market therein" under the jurisdiction of eighteen appointed Commissioners. [100] CrossCountry services run to Birmingham and the North. [33] The area was also home to war industries, such as aircraft and pump manufacture, and a Royal Air Force station at RAF Locking. Weston supported Ronald Reagan in 1980 and 1984, as well as George H.W. [27] Also barely east of Weston along U.S. Route 20 lies the starting point of MBTA bus route 70 at the Cedarwood bus stop in neighboring Waltham – just half a mile east from the town line. The population was 10,086 at the 2010 census. The railway was extended to Portishead on 7 August 1907 but was closed in 1940. Pride of place is given to an immaculate Westland Wessex HCC Mk.4, formerly of the Queen's Flight.[39]. In the town, the population was spread out, with 28.0% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 20.4% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. It also has a slightly less than average population density. [35] WFS performs musicals in the auditorium of Weston Town Hall several times a year. The Hook & Hastings Company organ factory, Weston's largest industry, moved to the North Avenue area in 1888 and was a major town employer until it closed during the Great Depression. Population Change: 2.63% [The percent change in the citys population since 2000. RAF Weston-super-Mare was opened in 1936 by No. [114][115] The T4 on the Beach concert had been hosted annually since 2006, up until 2012,[116] by Channel 4 youth programme T4. In 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, it was merged into the Woodspring district of the Avon County Council, and became a Charter trustees town. Population Estimates", "1990 Census of Population, General Population Characteristics: Massachusetts", "1980 Census of the Population, Number of Inhabitants: Massachusetts", "Town of Weston, 2017 Annual Town Report, General Government Records, p. 35-36", "Town of Weston, 2017 Annual Town Report, Report of the Weston Public Schools, p. 143", "Massachusetts Libraries, Holdings, 2017", "Town of Weston, 2017 Annual Town Report, Report of the Weston Public Library, p. 125", "Massachusetts Libraries, Statistics, Circulation, 2017", Note: Municipalities not listed have a town meeting form of government (see. Two of those three stations (Silver Hill and Hastings), however, are only served near or during rush hour periods with no weekend service. [61][62] This tidal movement contributes to the deposition of natural mud in bays such as Weston. It is also the site of the Middle Hope 84.1-hectare (208-acre) biological and geological Site of Special Scientific Interest. In recent years, the major trend is for many of these postwar houses to be replaced by much larger houses. The fleet originally consisted of 12 double deck cars and 4 open-sided "toast rack" cars. During the same period there was a £34 million redevelopment of the promenade, including refurbishment of the Marine Lake and pedestrianisation of Pier Square. [43], On 28 July 2008, the pavilion at the end of the Grand Pier was completely destroyed by a fire. [20], Early in the 19th century, Weston was a small village of about 30 houses, located behind a line of sand dunes fronting the sea, which had been created as an early sea wall after the Bristol Channel floods of 1607. The shared highway routes of Interstate 95 and Route 128 pass in a north–south direction on the town's eastern edge. [21] Along with nearby Burnham-on-Sea, Weston benefited from proximity to Bristol, Bath and South Wales. In February 2013, North Somerset Council granted planning permission to a consortium of local businesses who intend to build a new swimming pool complex on the site. Kendal Green is an MBTA Commuter Rail station in Weston, Massachusetts adjacent to the Kendal Green Historic District. 2017 Weston Open Space and Recreation Plan, Massachusetts's 5th congressional district, Congregational Church of Weston, United Church of Christ, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Weston First Ward, First Parish Church, Unitarian Universalist, National Register of Historic Places in Weston, Spellman Museum of Stamps & Postal History, "Town of Weston, 2017 Annual Town Report, Statistics, p. 4", "Town of Weston, National Register Districts", "Boston.com, Snapshot: Population Density, 2011", "Weston Forest and Trail Association, Weston Trail Map", "2017 Weston Open Space and Recreation Plan", "General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Part I, Title VII, Chapter 40, Section 15C", "Total Population (P1), 2010 Census Summary File 1", "Massachusetts by Place and County Subdivision - GCT-T1. Find Places to Live; Rankings; Schools Near You; Find Places to Work; Mega Menu. The Winter Gardens on the seafront hosts shows, exhibitions and conferences. Given its classification as a rapid transit station instead of a commuter rail stop, Green Line service departs from Riverside more frequently at a rate of one train every 6 to 13 minutes. [23], According to the 2010 U.S. Census, 79 percent of Weston's population over 25 years possesses a bachelor's degree, the third highest percentage among Massachusetts towns, following Carlisle and Sherborn.[24]. Two taverns of great historical and architectural importance remain today: the Josiah Smith Tavern and the Golden Ball Tavern, which is now a museum. Wellesley is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. [94] An earlier proposal for the Weston, Clevedon and Portishead Tramway to run along the streets of the town to the sea front had failed to materialise, leaving the line as an ordinary railway (the Weston, Clevedon and Portishead Light Railway) with a terminus in Ashcombe Road. ZIP code 02493 is located in northern Massachusetts and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. The memorial is a grade II listed building. [59] The tidal range in this part of the Bristol Channel is great, and since beach and mud flats are on a gentle slope, it is inadvisable to try to reach the sea at low tide, as the sand gives way to deep mud which has often resulted in loss of life over the years. Box 378 | Weston, MA 02493 | Phone: 781-786-5000. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $58,534 for females. Brodie, Allan, Roethe, Johanna and Hudson-McAulay, Kate, This page was last edited on 12 October 2020, at 14:03. Die Stadt weist das höchste Pro-Kopf-Einkommen in Massachusetts auf und ist eine der 100 wohlhabendsten Städte mit mehr als 1.000 Haushalten in den gesamten Vereinigten Staaten. [29] Bus Route 70 travels from Cedarwood to Central Square in Cambridge to connect with the MBTA Red Line. [4][5] Thirty-seven scenic roads, as defined by Massachusetts law,[6] maintain the town's aesthetic value and historical significance, affording Weston a semi-rural ambiance.[7]. Mining families also came across the Bristol Channel from South Wales by paddle steamer. The description of Weston's history here is pulled directly from the 2017 Weston Open Space and Recreation Plan. [1], Since the 1970s, Weston has suffered a decline in popularity as a holiday destination, as have most British seaside resorts,[71] due to the advent of cheap foreign holidays and the demise of the traditional "works holidays" of heavy and manufacturing industries elsewhere in UK. The population was 8,924 at the 2010 census. The Hook & Hastings Company organ factory, Weston's largest industry, moved to the North Avenue area in 1888 and was a major town employer until it closed during the Great Depression.

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