testy tester The Town of Franklin, MA has won a surprising number of national “best of” and “top ten” awards in recent years. The accolades garnered by Franklin have come from a wide range of respected professional publications, including Bloomberg BusinessWeek, CNN Money, and Family Circle Magazine. For a peaceful, prosperous community of 32,000 located in the heart of the bustling I-495 corridor in Massachusetts to receive such repeatedly positive national recognition speaks volumes about the high quality of life offered by Franklin. If you’re looking for a great place to call home, Franklin, MA deserves your serious consideration!
NeighborhoodScout.com recently named the Franklin, Massachusetts the “Safest City in the US” as part of the website’s annual Top 100 Cities in the US. NeighborhoodScout placed Franklin ahead of such desirable Massachusetts communities as Wellesley, Newton, Shrewsbury, Marshfield, and Arlington.
In 2012 Businessweek.com became the third nationally recognized publishing organization in the last five years to name Franklin, MA a top place to live. Businessweek.com designated Franklin as the best community in Massachusetts in which to raise children.
Businessweek.com said Franklin ranked as best in Massachusetts due to its superior schools, many recreational resources, rich cultural amenities and overall excellent quality of life.
Family Circle Magazine got the ball rolling in 2007 when it named Franklin as one of the “Top Ten Places to Raise a Family” in the entire United States.
Family Circle said that it identified in Franklin, Massachusetts ample economic opportunity combined with a small town appeal, affordable housing, quality schools, and plenty of recreational opportunities.
In 2008, CNN/Money.com bestowed another striking honor on Franklin, Mass when it named the town one of the “Top Ten Places to Live and Launch” in America. CNN/Money.com recognized Franklin, MA as one of only ten towns in all of the United States which offer “the best mix of business advantages and lifestyle appeal”!
Why is so much positive national media attention being showered on Franklin, Massachusetts?
There’s plenty of reasons – check out the many Franklin info links in the right column and you’ll find your own reasons to love this vibrant community!