Epilepsy book authors

Longtime friends produce children’s book about epilepsy awareness

Lifelong Hopkinton residents Emma Burke and Sadie Morgan, friends since childhood, both were impacted by the effects of epilepsy. They decided to team up last summer to respectively write and illustrate a children’s book...
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ALS 4K walk/run Sunday at Town Common

The nonprofit ALS One is hosting a 4K walk/run at the Town Common as well as virtual this Sunday. Hopkinton resident Becky Mourey recently was diagnosed with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as...
Patrick Morrissey

Guitar builder cherishes career making music for others

Most people have jobs that give them an income; others have careers that provide satisfaction. And then there are the lucky few, like guitar craftsman Patrick Morrissey of Hopkinton, whose work is his passion. “It...
Freya Proudman

Freedom Team’s bystander training seeks to help defuse issues

Freya Proudman is a self-described “first-generation U.S. immigrant” who graduated from Hopkinton High School in 2018. Yet until she attended a recent training as a member of the Hopkinton Freedom Team, she said she...
Electric Youth

Electric Youth, featuring pair of Hopkinton teens, to perform on Town Common this Sunday

When the teenage song-and-dance group Electric Youth hits the Town Common this Sunday (July 25) at 5 p.m. as part of the Parks & Rec Concerts on the Common series, there will be a...
John Gelcich

Town Hall Q&A: Principal Planner John Gelcich

Anyone who has watched a Planning Board or Zoning Advisory Committee meeting likely is familiar with John Gelcich, who has been Hopkinton’s principal planner since April of 2019. During those meetings Gelcich is the...
Andrew Longoria

HHS Class of ’23 to benefit from veteran marathoner Longoria

For many people, running is either a hobby or a basic form of exercise. But for 62-year-old Andrew Longoria, a 15-year learning specialist at Hopkinton High School, it’s an escape to balance life. On Oct....
Morgan's Harbor to Hill

Photos: Morgan’s Harbor to Hill seafood market grand opening

Morgan's Harbor to Hill, a new seafood market on Lumber Street, held a grand opening ceremony on Thursday.
Barris Habitat for Humanity group

Independent Thoughts: Volunteering hits home for group of local teens

One of the many negative consequences of COVID pandemic had been a restriction on volunteering. In particular, each summer a number of Hopkinton teenagers join charitable or religious organizations that travel to other states...
The Spoon

Independent Thoughts: Town rallies around local restaurants

Perhaps no businesses have faced a bigger challenge during the pandemic than restaurants. Now, with restrictions loosening, restaurants are hoping to bounce back. And the community is doing its part to help. The Hopkinton Chamber of...