Welcome to American Alarms’ business and home security page for Clinton, Massachusetts. This informational page provides important crime data along with additional information for those living in or considering moving to Clinton.
Clinton Business and Home Security Facts
According to the FBI Crime Database for Massachusetts’ 279 cities and towns, Clinton was ranked 277th in “Most Property Damage per 100,000” in 2013 improving from 262nd in 2012. It was 276th for “Most Burglaries per 100,000” improving from 264th in 2012.
American Alarm’s History in Clinton
Based in New England since 1971, we’ve worked in the Clinton area for decades. We know the landscape and we have good relationships with local police and fire officials. Our team of employees (200 strong and growing) live in the communities we serve, this means our customers are our neighbors.
Clinton was first settled as a part of the present day neighboring town under the name “Nashaway,” the name of the local tribe that previously inhabited the area. In 1850, the town of Clinton seceded from Lancaster, and was named after the DeWitt Clinton Hotel which was the favorite hotel of the founder of the town, Erastus Brigham Bigelow.
What Clinton is Known for
The Nashaway natives thrived in the area that is now the town of Clinton due to the abundance of resources nearby. Settled on the Nashua River and the Wachusett Reservoir, the natives had rich soil for agriculture and a wealth of fish from the fast flowing river. After European settlers arrived and created a settlement in the area, they too took advantage of the river, through the use of mills which were mostly for paper manufacturing.
Through the mills, the town saw a rise in industry and railroads came to town, including the Boston and Maine Railroad, the Old Colony Railroad and the Central Massachusetts Railroad. These railroads brought new business through to the town including the Bigelow brothers, Erastus and Horatio. The brothers brought a new industry to town and helped establish Clinton during the Industrial Revolution. Erastus was an inventive genius who is credited with the invention of a manufacturing power loom which was used for the production of carpets. With Erastus working as the more technical guy, and Horatio working the business side of the business, soon the brothers made a name for themselves, with the opening of the Lancaster Quilt Company, and the Bigelow Carpet Company. The brothers created such a market that the people no longer needed support from Lancaster so the town of Clinton was formed. Today, Clinton serves as a suburb to Worcester.
Listing of Clinton Favorites
Brothers Pizza – 165 High St, Clinton, MA 01510
Thai Time Restaurant – 180 Church St, Clinton, MA 01510
Clinton Gourmet – 1075 Main St, Clinton, MA 01510
Fong Wong Restaurant – 844 High St, Clinton, MA 01510
The Old Timer Restaurant – 155 Church St, Clinton, MA 01510
Short List of Historic Places and Recreation Spots
Clinton is home to the Museum of Russian Icons, which has been in operation since 2006. Located inside of an old mill built in 1830, are old Russian icons and artifacts. With over 500 pieces of Russian history, this is the largest of its kind in the country. Another site is Fuller Field, which was built in 1878. Fuller Field is best known for being the oldest continually operated baseball field in the world.
Famous People from Clinton
Billy Hamilton was best known by his nickname “Sliding Billy Hamilton.” Hamilton is remembered for his days as a baseball player, when he was a formidable batter and base runner playing for the Kansas City Cowboys, Philadelphia Phillies and lastly with the Boston Beaneaters. Over the course of his fourteen year career, Hamilton garnered many accomplishments, including the MLB record for runs scored in a season and the MLB record for most runs scored in consecutive games. Hamilton is also a member of the MLB Hall of Fame.
Scott Young is a former NHL player who was born and raised in Clinton, although he attended high school at nearby St. Mark’s School in Southborough. After high school, he attended Boston University where he would play two seasons before being drafted eleventh overall by the Hartford Whalers in 1986. Young would go on to play over 1,100 career NHL games and would add 342 goals and 414 assists, in his professional career.
Agnes Moorehead was an actress who was born in Clinton where she would spend her early years before moving to St. Louis with her family. Originally she had minimal success with acting, but had success with the radio. Moorehead finally found success after meeting Orson Welles, and she found a breakout role in the film Citizen Kane. She is best known for her role as Endora in the comedy series Bewitched.
American Alarm Knows Clinton, MA
Home security lives at the intersection of technology, service and community. American Alarm provides comprehensive home security systems for people in Clinton because our technology and customer service are unsurpassed, but also because we know their community.
Based in New England since 1971, we’ve worked in the Clinton area for decades. We know the landscape. We have good relationships with local police and fire officials. Our team of employees (200 strong and growing) live in the communities we serve, this means our customers are our neighbors.
American Alarm’s featured home security system in Clinton, MA
Clinton Resident Hires American Alarm To Protect Several Wood-Framed Homes From Fire
The town of Clinton is known for its close-knit neighborhoods, many with multi-family homes. A customer in Clinton recently called on American Alarm to take over the fire alarm system protecting several wood-framed apartment buildings. We handle the service and inspection for the system, to make sure it is always in top working condition. We also monitor the fire system, so that whenever there is a sign of trouble, whether it’s heat or smoke or carbon monoxide, our monitoring staff can react within seconds and have emergency teams on the way before a small problem can grow into a potentially life threatening blaze.