The completion of Fairing Way’s final phase also represents the completion of Union Point’s first neighborhood, Southfield Highlands. Southfield Highlands’ residents enjoy Union Point’s 843 acres of open space and wildlife — perfect for hiking, biking and even birdwatching. In fact, Fairing Way residents were instrumental in helping the Wildlands Trust staff build and install bird boxes throughout the trails at Union Point this past spring. A Neighborhood Association regularly hosts social events in the community park. Residents recently enjoyed a discussion on the history of the Weymouth Air Base held at Fairing Way and they’re formulating their questions for an upcoming Candidates’ Night featuring candidates running in this fall’s Weymouth town elections!
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As you drive through SouthField on your way to the Fairing Way Welcome Center for our active adult community, you may not realize that we’re located on what was once a bustling naval air base. Future residents and members of the community discovered the history of Weymouth’s Naval Air Base presented by Bill Sargent, CO ANA Patriot Squadron at the Shea Naval Historical Museum.
Most seniors put off a move to an adult retirement community for many reasons but one reason we hear time and time again is that they just don’t want to leave home. It’s not the physical structure of home that keeps folks tied down. More often than not it’s the neighborhood that they don’t want to part with. This was an influencing factor with the selection of the location for our new senior community.
My husband grew up in Hingham - sailing, swimming, and spending every day that he possibly could at the beach. I grew up hopelessly landlocked in Pittsburgh, PA, and didn’t see the ocean until I was a teenager. When Jay and I married twenty years ago, living in Princeton, New Jersey - 1 ½ hours from the water - we vowed that one day we would move our family to Boston’s South Shore...
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