Community Information

Town of Sutton
The Town of Sutton is a rural community located in the heart of the Blackstone Valley, minutes from Worcester and the Mass Pike and just 15 minutes from the Rhode Island border.  Our excellent schools, rural character, and safe surroundings make Sutton the ideal environment to live and to raise a family.

Sutton Public Schools are located at 16 Putnam Hill Road, Sutton, MA 01590

Sutton Food Pantry  is located at 19 Hough Road in Sutton (next to The Sutton Senior Center) and is open Monday - Friday from 8:00am to 3:00pm. For questions or if you require food assistance, call the Senior Center at 508-234-0703.

Current Needs February 5, 2024

  • Canned Chicken
  • Canned Ham
  • Canned Hash
  • Sugar (plastic tubs please)
  • Saltines
  • Ritz Crackers
  • Hot Cereal
  • Beef / Chicken Gravy
  • Cooking Oil
  • Laundry Detergent 

Waters Farm
Waters Farm, a hilltop homestead built in 1757 by Stephen Waters, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is located in Sutton, overlooking beautiful Lake Manchaug. 

Settlement of Sutton: A Case Study by Cheryl (Hagglund) Caffrey 

Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor

Along the Blackstone is an award-winning series of videos produced over the past 20 years.

Whitin Machine Works
The Whitin Machine Works was founded by Paul Whitin and sons in 1831 on the banks of the Mumford River in South Northbridge.  The village of South Northbridge became known as Whitinsville in 1835, in honor of its founder.  The Whitinsville Social Library has digitized copies of the Whitin Spindle, a yearbook of the company.  They can be viewed online here: