Don't get me wrong, it's not as bad as say, San Fransisco (yet), but MA is a pretty out of control place in general. I will say that Boston is a relatively "safe" place as far as violent crime goes (compared to other major cities).
Yeah, moved to NH this spring partially for the FSP and partially for family reasons. It's much cleaner here, the people are a bit more alert and self-sustaining.
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