Stark differences make many Mass. communities neighbors in name only 

Municipal boundaries often separate cities and towns with wide demographic differences 

IN 1847, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts ordered that a line be drawn from the mouth of the Shawsheen River, down along its eastern bank, and “thence in a straight line westerly, to a marked stone in the wall … by Jacob Barnard’s house.” This formed the first two legs of the boundary of the new(...)

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