What is it like to live in Weymouth?BuyingLocation, Location, LocationWeymouthAbigail Adams’s birthplace. Abigail Adams’s birthplace. Nicholas Pfosi for The Boston GlobeRachel Lebeaux – Globe CorrespondentJuly 27, 2017 6:53 pmBill Flanagan and his wife, Joanne, have lived on Summer Street in Weymouth for 34 years and have become unofficial recruiters for the town.“Two of Joanne’s siblings, after experiencing Weymouth through us, elected to establish their homes and raise families here in town as well,’’ said Flanagan, 62.The Flanagans had married two years prior to their move to Weymouth, and were living in an apartment in Quincy with their one child. “We were looking for a home in a convenient area,’’ said Flanagan, a pharmacist who retired recently. He and Joanne, 58, a registered nurse, immediately appreciated Weymouth’s easy access to Route 3 and that they could zip to Quincy, Braintree, and Hingham in less than 10 minutes.The property’s half-acre lot was attractive and became even more appreciated as their family grew to include four children. They all attended Weymouth’s public schools, which prepared them well for success in college and ultimately in their chosen professions, Flanagan said. They also played youth, travel, and high school sports and participated in the Old South Union Youth Group.Younger families, including their neighbors’ children who grew up in Weymouth, are now looking to buy houses in this town of about 55,000. While “nothing is cheap,’’ the Flanagans acknowledge, there are entry-level properties.
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