The Town of Saugus is located adjacent to Route 1, a major north/south
thoroughfare. The highway is lined with some of New England's finest
restaurants. In addition, Square One, a closed-in shopping mall, is in the
construction stage and should provide the town with attractive retail
establishments for their shopping convenience.
By traveling a short distance from the highway, visitors can see that the
town still retains its rural characteristics. The two hundred year old
Town Hall and the historic Saugus Iron Works, both of which are on the
National Historic Register, are landmark tourist attractions. The Saugus
River, which meanders through the town provides an environmental habitat
for many species of fish as well as a home for the largest lobster fishing
fleet in Massachusetts.
September brings out the best of the town each year with its Founders Day
festivities. It's a time for townspeople to show off wares through
sidewalk bazaars and to celebrate the town's historic past through a series
of planned activities; an event that all who live here look forward to each
Because of the town's unique setting, that allows industry and business to
flourish, yet maintains a suburban style of living, Saugus has come to be
known as the most enterprising community north of Boston.