Worcester County, central Massachusetts, bordered by West Brookfield on the west, New Braintree and Oakham on the north, Brookfield and East Brookfield on the south. Approximately 25 miles from Worcester, approximately 55 miles from Boston.
2012 Census figure: 4626
TYPE OF GOVERNMENT
Open Town Meeting with a three member Board of Selectmen.
ANNUAL TOWN MEETING & ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION
The Annual Town Election is held on the first Monday In May of each year and the Annual Town Meeting is held the first Friday following the first Monday in May of each year.
Approximately 500 children in grades K-6 attend North Brookfield Elementary School and about 300 students in 7th – 12th grades attend North Brookfield High School. Please visit the schools page for detailed information.
The Haston Free Public Library is on Main Street. Please visit the library page for more details.
North Brookfield and East Brookfield share the town beach at Lake Lashaway. Activities at the lake include fishing, boating, swimming, picnicking, skating and hockey. Horse Pond and Doane Pond are places for fishing, nature observing, and walking. The Five Mile River travels north and south along the eastern part of North Brookfield. It has been cited by the Massachusetts Watershed Coalition as a good example of how wetlands provide natural flood protection. The Town Common has areas for the public to use the swing sets, and to play baseball and basketball..