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....
Wicked 5K

Wicked good time at HCA’s Halloween 5K

  This year on Halloween morning, a couple hundred people, many in costume, will run a 5K to raise money for the Hopkinton Center for the Arts, as the HCA hosts the fifth annual Wicked...
Will Huebner

Boston Marathon: Huebner hits road in support of Mental Health Collaborative

On Oct. 11, college sophomore Will Huebner will lace up his sneakers on Main Street to run the Boston Marathon for a crucial cause: mental health. Huebner is running to raise money for the Mental...
Dora Garabedian

Independent Thoughts: Garabedian got it started for HCA

When Dora Garabedian moved to Hopkinton in 1988 with her husband, Tom, and three young sons, she quickly became involved in the schools. A proponent of the arts, she coordinated visits from artists and...
Rec programs-archery

Archery, etiquette, etc.: Parks & Rec offers wider variety of activities

Thanks to a fast-growing population and an increasingly diverse populace, the Hopkinton Parks & Recreation Department has been pushed to expand its offerings to residents well beyond those traditionally associated with the office. In addition...
Marathon love letters poster

‘Love Letter’ film welcomes back marathoners to Hopkinton

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJS2COFUHU0 In anticipation of Boston Marathon participants’ return to Hopkinton for the first time since April 2019, local filmmakers have produced a short film welcoming them back and sending a positive message to those connected...
Diversity mural

Photos: Diversity mural unveiling at EMC Park

The Hopkinton Cultural Council on Saturday hosted the unveiling of the latest additions to the diversity mural project along the fence at EMC Park. The new murals are: "Hopkinton is Multi-Colored" by Rick Jacobs, "Ready...
Polyarts

Photos: Polyarts festival

The Hopkinton PolyArts festival returned to the Town Common on Saturday. The event, established in 1974, features regional artisans, crafters and local nonprofits.
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...

Independent Thoughts: Community EMS program has healthy goals for town; Green Committee hosts Cleanup...

Elder residents — and anyone with an elder relative — should be well aware of how important it is to safeguard against falls. As the body becomes more fragile, falls can become much more serious,...