Billerica Ma, located 20 miles northwest of Boston. Incorporated in 1655, Billerica remained mostly farmland until the mid-nineteenth century. At that time, a major mill complex was erected on the Concord River in North Billerica. The town has about 40,000 residents from various cultures, incomes, and backgrounds. It is within minutes of Routes 3, and 495 and has bus and train service that is provided by the Lowell Regional Transit Authority and the MBTA at North Billerica.
Billerica is a mix of residential, retail, and commercial property. People choose Billerica due to its close proximity to Boston & New Hampshire, affordable real estate values relative to location to Boston and the quality of life provided to its residents.
Billerica has a passion for local family sports and youth activities. Heralded as one of the nation's top sports and recreation towns in Sports Illustrated's 50th anniversary edition more than a decade ago. The town is considered the 61st safest community (with 25,000 or more people) in the country, according to Neighborhood Scout, a website compiling crime and real-estate data.
Hometown of professional baseball players Tommy Glavine and Gary DiSarcina and professional hockey players Tom Fitzgerald and Boston Bruin Bobby Miller are just a few of the great talents that were raised in the town.
There are an abundance of public places to enjoy, such as, the Hallenborg Ice Pavilion, Micozzi beach located at Nuttings Lake, Kids Konnection playground located behind O'Connor's Hardware in Billerica Center, Vietnam Veteran’s Park & Manning State Park which offers a water park and trails, as well as a number of other beautiful parks to explore.
The Billerica Public School System is a top priority of the town and the residents are a strong, close-knit community of supporters aiming to create outstanding opportunities for our residents.
Our Brand New state-of-the-art High School designed for students in grades 8 through 12 opened this past fall for the 2019 school season. Key academic features include 14 modern science classroom/labs, multiple hands-on learning spaces, including tech shops, robotics/engineering, CAD, early childhood and culinary; a new auditorium and separate black box theater; 17,000-square-foot gymnasium with elevated walking track; and a modern media center. Outdoor plans include two turf athletic fields, including one main competition field with bleachers and concessions; a common area, including space for outdoor dining; increased on-site parking; and better on-site traffic circulation.
Billerica is also the hometown for the Shawsheen Valley Technical High School providing vocational and technical training for 5 surrounding communities. Shawsheen Valley Regional Vocational Technical School is a student-centered institution and the home to the Rams. SVRVTS serves the five towns of Billerica, Bedford, Burlington, Tewksbury, and Wilmington. With a student population of more than 1300 students, this thriving vocational and technical academic institution offers 21 vocational career pathways, twenty-two varsity sports programs, and a variety of student club organizations.