At Mathieu Newton Sotheby's International Realty, we strive to go the extra mile in helping you find your perfect home. In helping you learn more about our communities, our team of expert agents have compiled a list of helpful links to information on local towns and school districts. If you would like more information on a local town, please feel free to e-mail us or call us at 508.366.9608.


Grafton, Massachusetts

Zip Code(s): 01519, 01536, 01560

A quaint New England town southeast of Worcester, Grafton was once the home of the Nipmuc Indians. Incorporated in 1735, it has grown in population to approximately 19,000 people. It boosts a new high school as well as the historic Willard House and Clock Museum and Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. It has its own grocery store, several restaurants, and a public golf course. The town is divided into three geographical areas, Grafton, North Grafton, and South Grafton--each with its own zip code.

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Hopkinton Massachusetts

Hopkinton, Massachusetts

Zip Code(s): 01748, 01784

Established in 1715, Hopkinton's international renown comes from hosting the start of the Boston Marathon. Each April, runners from all over the world gather on Main Street to run in the twenty-six mile race. Just twenty-six miles west of Boston, twenty-nine miles east of Worcester, and close to major highways, Hopkinton is a prime location for commuters.

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Marlborough Massachusetts

Marlborough, Massachusetts

Zip Code(s): 01752

Home of the historic Longfellow's Wayside Inn, the longest running inn in the country, Marlborough preserves its history while it embraces the 21st century. A thriving community and close proximity to major highways, it is home to several high-tech and electronic companies while still retaining the small town feel.

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Northborough Massachusetts

Northborough, Massachusetts

Zip Code(s): 01532

Once a part of Westborough, Northborough became its own town in 1775, and in 1807, part of neighboring Marlborough was annexed to Northborough. A smaller community than its neighbors, Northborough has a country feel with its farms and apple orchards, and with the Post Road (Route 20) running through it, it's a place to explore historic markers.

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Shrewsbury Massachusetts

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

Zip Code(s): 01545

A bedroom community of Worcester, Shrewsbury once attracted visitors to its town with White City amusement park and Lake Quinsigamond. While the park has been replaced with retail stores, the lake continues to be a place of swimming and boating, as well as a host to regattas for local high schools and colleges. Among its appeal, Shrewsbury also boosts the lovely Dean Park directly across from the historic Artemis Ward estate and a charming town common with park benches and a band stand. Incorporated in 1727, it has grown close to 36,000 people

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Southborough Massachusetts

Southborough, Massachusetts

Zip Code(s): 01772, 01745

First settled in 1660, Southborough is a small town with a population of about 10,000. Primarily residential with only light industry along Route Nine and at its center, it has significant open space with a quarter of its town area being covered by the Sudbury Reservoir. It's home to the preparatory school Saint Mark's and the boarding school Fay School and was named Number 31 in the nation on CNN Money's "100 Best Places to Live" in 2009.

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Upton Massachusetts

Upton, Massachusetts

Zip Code(s): 01568

Located 35 miles west of Boston and thirteen miles southeast of Worcester, Upton is 21.8 square miles in size and has a population of approximately 7600. Incorporated in 1735, it was the original home of the Nipmuc Indians. Upton works to maintain its small town charm by supporting open space and is home to the Upton State Forest. It is part of the Mendon-Upton Regional School District.

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Westborough Massachusetts

Westborough, Massachusetts

Zip Code(s): 01581

Nicknamed the Hundredth Town, Westborough is rich in history and diversity. Recently named the eCity of Massachusetts by Google, it has become one of the new "digital capitals" in the country. At the crossroads of three major routes, its location has appealed to computer and telecommunications businesses as well as several restaurants and retail businesses.
Located twelve miles east of Worcester and 29 miles west of Boston and on the commuter rail, Westborough provides easy access to both cities. With a population of approximately 18,000, it provides its residents with excellent schools, public services for young and old alike, and a thriving recreational program.

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