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Town Hall Q&A: Principal Assessor John Neas

Town Hall Q&A: Principal Assessor John Neas

John Neas became Hopkinton’s principal assessor in 2015, after serving in a similar role in Norfolk. A native of Framingham and an alumnus of Boston College, Neas resides in Franklin, where he previously served on the Board of Assessors. Neas is president of the...

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Inspired by mother, local teen organizes food drive

Inspired by mother, local teen organizes food drive

A high school student directed his first large-scale food drive this year in Hopkinton, and his group roughly doubled the amount of food collected for local families in need compared to last year. Shubhanjay Khanal, a Hopkinton High School junior, took over an event...

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Timlin race to be virtual again in ’21

Timlin race to be virtual again in ’21

Organizers of the Sharon Timlin Memorial Event, normally held outside Hopkinton High School, are planning for a virtual event again this June due to the ongoing pandemic. While last year the event committee had to scramble to transition the event online, this year the...

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Give a hoot: Injured owl rescued, released

Give a hoot: Injured owl rescued, released

Former Hopkinton resident Clifford Kistner was driving near the Hopkinton/Upton line Jan. 3 when he saw something troubling. A vehicle ahead of him struck a bird, which then bounced off the windshield and landed, flopping and apparently disoriented, on the side of the...

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Local events planned to recognize MLK Day

Local events planned to recognize MLK Day

The Hopkinton Youth Commission, which normally puts together a service-themed program at Hopkinton Middle School and throughout the community each Martin Luther King Day, has adjusted its schedule this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The commission will continue to...

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Hopkinton Year in Review: 2020, you are muted!

Hopkinton Year in Review: 2020, you are muted!

The year 2020 started out innocently enough, with a mild January, but when it hit the terrible twos, it did so with ferocity. It was late in February when we first started hearing about the novel coronavirus, eventually to become better known as COVID-19. Then in...

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