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Brighton Massachusetts - Local Guide to the Boston Neighborhood of Brighton

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Beginning Internet Class
Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library
40 Academy Hill Road
Brighton, MA 02135
Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 11am – 12pm

Beginning Internet Class. Mystified by the net? Don't know how to surf? Help is available every Tuesday on a one on one basis to get you started.
Call for an appointment and ask for Alan.

Neighborhood: Brighton
Type of Event: Workshops & Classes
Cost: Free
Audience: Adults, Seniors

When: Oct 16, 2018 11am in Brighton, MA


When: Oct 17, 2018 7:30PM in Brighton, MA

Get Cape Wear Cape Fly

When: Oct 17, 2018 8pm in Brighton, MA

Buy Local
Cambridge Courtyard Marriott Hotel 
777 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139

The Courtyard Marriott hotel is located on the Banks of the Charles River in Cambridge near MIT, BU, Harvard & Fenway Park in Boston. Amenities include spacious rooms with free wireless High-Speed Internet Access, cable TV with HBO, luxurious bedding, mini-fridge & more.
About Brighton, MA
The area of Brighton was established in the late 17th century and was first known as "Little Cambridge". The residents acquired legal separation from Cambridge in 1807 and officially named the town Brighton. The town was then officially annexed to the City of Boston in 1874 and it remains a part of Boston today.

In post colonial days Brighton was home to agricultural plots and stockyards, but with the extension of the street car lines in the 1800s came residential growth. Soon houses and apartments were built all across the neighborhoods.

Brighton is primarily populated by graduate students and young professionals. Along Washington Street you will find small family businesses and Saint Elizabeth's Hospital - reputed as one of the finest hospitals in the northeast.

Brighton is host to the Bryman Institute, Saint John's Seminary and part of Boston College. Nearby you will find some of the finest institutes of higher learning in the country including Boston University, Harvard University and MIT.