Weston, town (1990 pop. 10,200), Middlesex co., E Mass., W of Boston; settled c.1642, set off from Watertown and inc. 1713. The town is mainly residential. Regis College, the Weston Observatory of Boston College, and many 18th-century buildings are there.
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