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Massachusetts Profile

One of the six New England states, and one of the first 13 states in the Union (it entered in 1788), Massachusetts is known as the "Old Colony State." The Pilgrims established their settlement at Plymouth in 1620, arriving on the Mayflower. They were followed shortly by the Puritans, who established the Massachusetts Bay Colony. The Puritans named their colony after a local Indian tribe whose name means "a large hill place." The birthplace of many of the ideals of the American Revolution, Massachusetts attracted people who believed in self-government. It's appropriate that the state flower is the mayflower, also known as the trailing arbutus. ...Read more here: Massachusetts - The Bay State

Capital City:
Boston
Nickname:
Bay State / Old Colony State
Motto:
Ense Petit Placidam Sub Libertate quietem (By the Sword We Seek Peace, But Peace Only Under Liberty)
Statehood:
May 16, 1788 (6th)
Origin of State's Name:
Named after local Indian tribe whose name means "a large hill place."
Largest Cities:
Boston, Worcester, Springfield, Lowell, New Bedford
Border States:
Connecticut, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont
Land Area:
7,838 sq. mi.; 45th largest
State Bird:
Black-capped Chickadee (Penthestes atricapillus)
State Flower:
Mayflower (epigaea regens)
State Tree:
American Elm (ulmus americana)
State Song:
Hail Massachusetts

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Massachusetts Schools

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Elementary Schools

Johnson Ecc
(781) 335-0191
70 Pearl Street
Weymouth, MA 02191
East Falmouth Elementary
(508) 548-1052
33 Davisville Rd
East Falmouth, MA 02536

Middle Schools

Mattacheese Middle Sch
(508) 778-7979
400 Higgins Crowell
West Yarmouth, MA 02673
Whitin Intermediate
(508) 278-8640
120 Granite Street
Uxbridge, MA 01569

High Schools

The English High
(617) 635-8979
144 Mcbride Street
Boston, MA 02130
Newton North High
(617) 559-6200
360 Lowell Avenue
Newtonville, MA 02460

Sex Offender Information for Massachusetts

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Massachusetts, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.mass.gov/sorb/community.htm. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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