Abington is a small, tight-knit suburban community nestled between Boston and Cape Cod. Living in Abington, you get the best of both worlds—a quick commute to Boston and only a 40-minute drive to some of the state’s most beautiful beaches. People who live in Abington love the convenience of having Trucchi’s Supermarket, Stop & Shop, Target, Walmart, Lowes, Northeast Health & Fitness, and a MBTA Commuter Rail stop right in town.
The Abington Public School System is home to approximately 2,117 students with a 17 to 1 student-teacher ratio. Abington has an Early Education Program (preschool-preK), the Beaver Brook Elementary School (K-2), Woodsdale Elementary (3-4), Abington Middle School (5-8), and Abington High School (9-12). The High School-Middle School building was just built in 2017 and has a state-of-the-art preforming arts theater, fitness center, tennis courts, and turf fields. For more in-depth information about the Abington Public School System, visit the Abington Public Schools Website or check out Abington’s School District Profile on the Massachusetts State Government Page.
Things to Do in Abington
Abington has a nice selection of restaurants and bars including Mal's Kitchen, Sarcastic Swine BBQ, Yaz’s Table, Sorelle Bar and Grill, Giordano’s Italian Steak House, Mia Regazza, The Abington Ale House, The Abington Depot, J.P.Ryan’s, and 10th District Brewing Co. There are some great pizza options in Abington including Spencer’s Pizza, Pizzings, and Abington House of Pizza. Abington is also home to two delicious ice cream shops—Cream! and Dairy Queen.
There’s plenty to do in Abington. If you enjoy getting outdoors, you’ll love to run/walk on the newly renovated track at Reilly Field; fish or hike at Ames Nowell State Park; walk the Griffin Dairy Farm Trail; bike along the Abington Rail Trail; and fish or kayak on the Island Grove Pond. Abington children enjoy playing at the Beaverbrook Playground; swimming and playing in the sand at Island Grove Park, and gathering with friends for pick-up basketball or street hockey at the Abington Police Station. Abington has a great Senior Center with outdoor pickleball courts. Abington also has a nice dog park. You’ll find fun indoor activities at the Abington Public Library, Webster Lanes Bowling Alley, Off-the-Wall DIY Studio, and the South Shore Pottery Shop.
One of the things that makes Abington truly special is the number of fun community-wide events that are offered throughout the year. There’s a free Summer-Concert Series that takes place at the Reilly Field Bandstand on Sunday evenings during the summer. The Abington Celebrates Committee puts on a great Flag Day/Founder’s Day Event that takes place over an entire weekend in June including fireworks, kid’s fun run/road race, fishing derby, and pancake breakfast. Ocktoberfest is another great celebration planned by the Abington Celebrates Committee. Octoberfest is weekend long event that includes Touch-A-Truck, the Not-So-Scary Woods (costume parade, Joe’s Crazy Critters), bouncy house, hayrides, petting zoo, Howl-ween Dog Costume Contest, and a special evening at “Pumpkin Point” with pumpkin carving, wish lanterns, and an outdoor movie night. The Abington Celebrates Committee also plans some unique and exciting Christmas events including Christmas at Island Grove, an Ugly Sweater Ball, Pup Pictures with Santa, Tree Lighting, Babysitting, Candlelight Christmas Concert, the “Abington Gets Lit” Christmas Light Tour. You can also celebrate the holidays in Abington by taking a trip to the well-known Barrett’s Haunted Mansion, cheering on the Green Wave at the Annual Thanksgiving Day football game, or by visiting the Christmas Place for photos with Santa and viewing the interactive holiday displays. There are so many opportunities to get out and meet people in the Abington community, newcomers find it easy to fit in and feel at home.
Abington Real Estate
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