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Thinking of Relocating?


Practical Guides for Newcomers

Talk Like a Local

Bang a U-ie—make a u-turn

Statie—State Police officer

Wicked—very, as in "wicked hot."

Beater—cheap car usually featuring lots of dings and rust

Rotary—traffic circle


Frappe—other people call this a milkshake

Primer on Bay State Basics

Information for new residents—getting a driver’s license, registering a motor vehicle, how and where to vote, tax information, and other state topics

Elementary and Secondary School Guide

Massachusetts students are #1 in the country. Search for nearby public, private, and charter schools, and read school district report cards.

Economic Development Council
Western Mass-specific information on real estate, business clusters, utilities and infrastructure, places of worship, and more

Employment and Educational Opportunities

A Variety of Job Opportunities

From cutting-edge industry to cottage industries—renewable energy, life science and biotechnology, financial services, and the creative economy are just some of our prominent business clusters.

National Hub for Higher Education

Western Mass is second only to the Boston area with 29 colleges and universities—including some of the nation's most prestigious private schools.

Consider a Career at Baystate

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Greenfield's weather, long range forecasts, seasonal averages, pollen counts, UV index

Getting Here—and Around

By Car

Greenfield is located at the intersection of north-south Interstate-91 and east-west Massachusetts 2. (Map and directions on Google maps)

Get to Boston in less than 1 1/2 hours, and to New York City in about 2 1/2 hours.

By Train

Greenfield lies along Amtrak's Vermont Corridor—from Springfield to Greenfield to St. Albans

By Air

Bradley International Airport
45 minutes away in Windsor Locks, CT—served by the major airlines

Logan International Airport
One of the busiest airports in the U.S. is about 2 hours away in Boston