Welcome to Neighborhood

India Society of Worcester (ISW) wishes to extend a very warm welcome to you, our new neighbor, and hope that you will find the information helpful as you settle down in the Central Massachusetts area.

We have included several things on this page to help you get familiar with Worcester and its surrounding towns.

We have discovered that involved neighbors make great neighbors, so we are hoping you will get involved with some of the activities and programs that are available at ISW.

If you are interested in becoming involved with ISW (India Society of Worcester), please feel free to contact us at 508-842-9795 (Answering Machine) or visit us at www.iswonline.org

About India Society of Worcester

The India Society of Worcester, affectionately known as the ISW, is one of New England's most vibrant Indian organization. It is primarily a cultural, social, educational and charitable organization. The ISW’s purpose is to encourage people with ancestral origin in India or people who are otherwise interested in India, to form an effective and cohesive group with the objective of retaining, facilitating, and fostering the cultural heritage of India; including ethnic arts, languages and religions of its people. The society adds to the richness of the cultural diversity of the region and is a window into the cultural heritage of India for the local community.


Contact us/Visit us

Phone No:                508-842-9795    (Answering Machine)

Address:                   152 West Main St, Shrewsbury, MA, 01545

Website:                    www.iswonline.org

Social Media:            https://www.facebook.com/iswonline,

Activities/Community Events at ISW

1)      Language cultural School

2)      Indian Youth Program (IYG)

3)      Humraahi (Program designed for senior citizens)

4)      Free Health stop on every Wednesday

5)      Free Yoga Classes

6)      Free Satsang

7)      Many cultural and social activities like India Day, Summer Camp, Spring Dhamaka, Holi, Diwali and much more.

Welcome to Worcester County, Massachusetts!

Known for innovation, forward-thinking region focuses on the future while keeping alive the best of New England past. The intersection of the oldest and newest, Metrowest offers the best of both worlds!

Metrowest is a world leader in research and development that offers well-preserved history and unspoiled sanctuaries. A technology enterprise, Metrowest is the economic engine of Massachusetts. The best of both worlds, just a 20 to 40 minute drive from Boston or Worcester.

As the home to Fortune 500 companies and world-class, a technology enterprise, Metrowest is the economic engine of Massachusetts. Please visit for more information http://www.metrowestvisitors.org/

About Worcester

Worcester is a city and the historic county seat of Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States until Massachusetts disbanded county government in 1998

Due to its location in Central Massachusetts, amidst Massachusetts' major metropolitan regions, Worcester is known as the "Heart of the Commonwealth", thus, a heart is the officialsSymbol of the city. More on history of Worcester, please visit https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Worcester,_Massachusetts

Local/ Town Info


Town Hall/Office

School District



63 Main Street, Northborough, MA 01532





100 Maple Avenue, Shrewsbury, MA 01545





17 Common Street, Southborough, MA 01772





34 West Main Street, Westborough, MA 01581





455 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608




Indian Associations in Massachusetts

India Society of Worcester


New England Marathi Mandal


New England Tamil Sangam


Gujrati Association of Western Massachusetts


Kerala Association of New England


New England Malyalee Association


Telugu Association of Greater Boston


India New England News


India Association of Greater Boston


Hindi Manch


Gujrati Association of New England


Assamees Associations


Bengla Association of New England


















Places to Worship­­­­

Krishna (ISKCON) Temple

72 Commonwealth Avenue,
Boston, MA 02116
Phone: (617)-247-8611



Chinmaya Mission Boston

1, Union St,
Andover, MA 01810 
Phone: (978)-474-4114


Shri Lakshmi Temple

117 Waverly Street, 
Ashland, MA 01721 
Phone: (508) 881-5775


Shri Shirdi Sai Center of Spiritual Excellence

267 Boston Rd, Suite 9
North Billerica, MA - 01862
Phone: 978-27- MY-SAI OR (978) 276-9724



New England Shirdi Sai Parivar

290 Littleton Road, Unit#4, Chelmsford, MA 01824                 Phone: (978) 528 1985  


Shri SwamiNaryan Mandir(BAPS)

50 Stedman Street,
Lowell, MA 01851
Phone: (1-978) 458 4444


Sarva Dev Hindu Mandir

6 South Main Street,                    Oxford, MA  01540                                Phone: (508) 987 8441      


Milford/ Westborough Gurudwara

204 East Main Street,                          Milford, MA 01757                                Phone: (508) 478 2469


Boston Indian Church

136 Sagamore Street                          Quincy, MA 02171                                 Phone: (617) 905 2696



New England Tamil Church

4 Oak Street,                                     Wakefield, MA 01880                         Phone: (781) 435 0999


Liberty Church

495 Hartford Turnpike,                         Shrewsbury, MA 01545               Phone: (508) 845 0800


Worcester Islamic Center

248 East Mountain Street,                  Worcester, MA 01606                           Phone: (508) 852 6100





































Retail Shops and Malls

Auburn Mall
385 Southbridge Street, Auburn, MA

Greendale Mall
7 Neponset Street, Worcester, MA

The Shoppes at Blackstone Valley                                                       70 Worcester Providence Turnpike, Millbury, MA

Solomon Pond Mall
601 Donald Lynch Blvd, Marlborough, MA

Wrentham Village Premium Outlets
1 Premium Outlet Blvd, Natick, MA

Natick Mall
1245 Worcester St, Natick, MA

Northborough Crossing
9012 Shops way, Northborough, MA

Burlington Mall
75 Middlesex Turnpike, Burlington, MA


University/ Community Colleges

University of Massachusetts Medical School

55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA, 01606 http://www.umassmed.edu

Framingham State University

100 State Street, Framingham, MA, 01701 https://www.framingham.edu

Worcester State University

486 Chandler Street, Worcester, MA, 01606 http://www.worcester.edu

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

100 Institute Road, Worcester, MA, 01606       http://www.wpi.edu

Quinsigamond College

670 West Boylston Street, Worcester, MA, 01606 http://www.qcc.edu

MCPHS University

25 Foster Street, Worcester, MA, 01606     http://www.mcphs.edu

Assumption College

500 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA, 01606 http://www.assumption.edu

College of the Holy Cross

1 College Street, Worcester, MA, 01606 http://www.holycross.edu

Clark University

950 Main Street, Worcester, MA, 01606      http://www.clarku.edu