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Jerry Spar

Select Board dilemma: Rush into RECC or risk waiting?

Select Board dilemma: Rush into RECC or risk waiting?

Select Board members on Tuesday continued to show hesitation regarding a proposed regional emergency communications center (RECC), but there also was concern about missing an opportunity to have a say in where Hopkinton ends up and what the RECC looks like. A proposed...

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Former Select Board chair Harrington dies at 86

Former Select Board chair Harrington dies at 86

Mary E. Harrington, whose 35 years of volunteer service in Hopkinton included a stint as chair of the Select Board, died Friday at the age of 86. Her death was announced by Callanan Cronin Funeral Home, which indicated she died at Milford Regional Medical Center....

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Discussions continue about narrow Main Street roadway

Discussions continue about narrow Main Street roadway

During Tuesday's Select Board meeting, board member Shahidul Mannan asked Town Manager Norman Khumalo for an explanation about the narrow roadway on the western portion of the Main Street Corridor Project. The town elected to widen the newly reconfigured roadway this...

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After escape, Harriet the heifer finds new home in Hopkinton

Independent Thoughts: Year in Review: Bull to backups

I was at the dentist a couple of weeks ago to get a tooth capped. The dentist asked me to open my mouth. She took a look, and her initial comment — this is an exact quote, word for word, I remember it well — was, “Yikes.” While stuck in the chair waiting for the...

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MacDonald heads to College Football Playoff with TCU

MacDonald heads to College Football Playoff with TCU

Christian MacDonald, a walk-on wide receiver on the football team at Texas Christian University, was confident the Horned Frogs would have a strong 2022 season after a disappointing 2021. Little did he know how well things would go. TCU won its first 12 games and,...

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