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The dynamic and peaceful neighborhood is a great place for young families and professionals.

Sitting on the shores of the Charles River, Brighton’s multi-family homes and condos give it a welcoming vibe. Washington Street runs through the center and is home to many small businesses.

The Main Streets program is bringing new shops and storefronts to the area. Brighton has two major hospitals:

  • St. Elizabeth’s, and
  • the Franciscan Children’s Hospital.

Upcoming events

Mayor's Enchanted Trolley Tour Christmas Tree Lights Night Sky
Dec 3

Mayor's Enchanted Trolley Tour and Tree Lighting

City Hall to Go Truck
Dec 14

City Hall To Go Truck: Brighton

City Hall to Go Truck
Dec 28

City Hall To Go Truck: Brighton

City Hall to Go Truck
Jan 11

City Hall To Go Truck: Brighton

Latest news

Fixing Streetlights
Nov 7

Travel safely as Daylight Saving Time ends

Traffic Alert
Oct 12

Traffic Advisory for Saturday, October 15, and Sunday, October 16, 2016

A picture of Imagine Boston engaging with the community at City Hall Plaza
Sep 28

Imagine Boston 2030 announces Fall Engagement Team, Engagement Events

Mayor's Office
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Sep 21

Traffic Advisory for Thursday, Sept. 22 - Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016