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Michelle Murdock

Water/sewer rates expected to increase dramatically

Costs increase for Main Street corridor project

Included in the town manager’s report portion of the May 28 Select Board meeting was the news that the cost of the Main Street corridor project had gone up. Since the submittal of the 75 percent design plan to MassDOT in March, the increase in cost is estimated at $1...

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Hopkinton Trails Club addresses future

Hopkinton Trails Club addresses future

The Hopkinton Trails Club’s third annual Town Trails Forum, held on May 3, featured guest speakers, an update on the group’s activities and achievements, and a look at how the volunteer group will work and interact with the newly formed Trails Coordination and...

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Voters tab Tedstone, LaFreniere for Select Board

Voters tab Tedstone, LaFreniere for Select Board

Garabedian re-elected as moderator According to Town Clerk Connor Degan, Hopkinton secured a voter turnout of 17.9 percent, with 2,146 of 11,987 registered voters casting ballots at the town’s annual election on May 20. It’s a turnout higher than achieved by most...

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Candidates address issues

Candidates address issues

Town Election set for May 20 Eighteen of the 24 candidates running for office in Hopkinton’s upcoming annual Town Election participated in the Hopkinton Women’s Club Meet the Candidates Night held on April 24 at the HCAM-TV studios. In addition to their opening and...

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Operating budget passes as underride vote nears

Operating budget passes as underride vote nears

A total of 24 articles were voted on the first night of Hopkinton’s 2019 Annual Town Meeting on May 6 at the Hopkinton Middle School auditorium, some with little or no discussion, and others that brought several residents to the microphone with comments both for and...

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Water/sewer rates expected to increase dramatically

Key issues on tap for Town Meeting

On May 6 at 7 p.m. at the Hopkinton Middle School auditorium, residents will have the chance to attend another Annual Town Meeting, which has been described by Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts William Galvin as the purest form of democratic governing....

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Eagle Scout Jack Brennan recognized by BOS

Eagle Scout Jack Brennan recognized by BOS

Selectmen at their April 9 meeting recognized and approved a proclamation for Troop 4 Eagle Scout Jack Brennan. A Hopkinton High School senior, Brennan is the son of Sgt. Timothy Brennan of the Hopkinton Police Department and Kim Brennan, the assistant scoutmaster for...

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In long run, Hopkinton gets financial boost

In long run, Hopkinton gets financial boost

Town benefits from BAA contributions, donation of bibs for charity The Boston Athletic Association, through the generous support of principal sponsor John Hancock, makes financial contributions each year to Hopkinton and all of the communities along the route of the...

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Hopkinton strengthens connection to Greece

Hopkinton strengthens connection to Greece

“It all starts here.” It’s a familiar phrase in Hopkinton and the town’s claim to fame as the start of the Boston Marathon. But through the work of the 26.2 Foundation, Hopkinton also has ties to another marathon — Marathon, Greece, where in 490 B.C. the soldier...

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Water/sewer rates expected to increase dramatically

Selectmen send underride to voters

Discussion of the town’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget continued at the March 19 Board of Selectmen’s meeting and ended with the board voting 3-2 to approve a ballot question and an Annual Town Meeting article for a Proposition 2½ underride in the amount of $1,180,568.00,...

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Troop 4 Eagle Scouts recognized

Troop 4 Eagle Scouts recognized

Selectmen at their March 19 meeting approved proclamations for two Troop 4 Eagle Scouts: Jordan Hanna and Austin Marques. The duo also will be honored at a special Court of Honor ceremony for achieving the Eagle Scout award, Boy Scouting’s highest honor, on March 31....

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Water/sewer rates expected to increase dramatically

Bittersweet license approvals postponed

A public hearing held on March 19 to consider approving three licenses for Bittersweet Company was opened but continued until April 9 due to the need for additional information. Ciaran Dunne, on behalf of Oliveira & Dunne, dba Bittersweet Company, newly located at...

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Water/sewer rates expected to increase dramatically

Hopkinton eyes sister city in Cyprus

Selectmen at their March 5 meeting unanimously voted to send a letter to the mayor of Limassol, a city in Cyprus, to start a discussion regarding the creation of a sister city relationship between the communities. To be delivered in person by 26.2 Foundation executive...

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