Area: 14.5 sq miles (37.55 km²)
Population: 35,744 (2010)
Commuter rail service to South Station, Boston, is available on the Middleboro & Plymouth lines from the Rail Station located on Union Street. The MBTA Red Line is also accessible at the same location.
The first and current mayor of Braintree is Joe Sullivan. Braintree is home to several large companies, including: Greater Media, Haemonetics, and TopSource LLC. In October 2006: The Departed directed by Martin Scorsese (sequence filmed in the Fore River Shipyard) was filmed in Braintree.
John Adams, signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence, the first Vice President of the United States, served for eight years, and the second President of the United States, served four years.
William Rosenberg, creator of the Dunkin' Donuts restaurant chain.
Donnie Wahlberg, record producer, songwriter, singer, actor; founding member of the musical group New Kids on the Block.
Mark Wahlberg, film and television producer, Academy Award nominated actor, former member of the musical group New Kids on the Block, and former lead singer of Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch.
Tavistock Restaurant Group