Gov. Baker extends school closure through April

In a press conference on Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Charlie Baker announced that all schools in Massachusetts will remain closed through April, with a tentative reopening set for Monday, May 4, as the state continues...

Hopkinton Police Chief Edward Lee resigns

With Hopkinton in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, there will be a change atop the town's police force. Chief Edward Lee submitted his resignation Tuesday and it was accepted by Town Manager Norman Khumalo...
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Hopkinton restaurant status update

With restaurants closed for dine-in service due to the coronavirus outbreak and ensuing restrictions on gatherings, many establishments have switched to takeout and/or delivery only while some have closed altogether. Below is a table listing...

Independent Thoughts: In challenging times, Hopkinton shows strength

Talking to people in authority in Hopkinton during this trying time, one quickly realizes how fortunate we are to live in a town that has its act together. Together being the key word. While...

HHS students organize high-end auto expo

An attendee will win a ride in this $800,000 Lamborghini Aventador SV LP750-4 during the Hopkinton Concours car show. Hopkinton Concours Supercar Exposition, a first-of-its-kind car show in Hopkinton, will have auto enthusiasts coming to...

Sports Roundup: HHS spring season pushed back

In the fall, Eastern equine encephalitis forced all town activities to end at dusk. It created a challenge for scheduling fall sports, but compared to this spring’s developments, that was a minor inconvenience. On March...

Boston Marathon postponed to Sept. 14

To hear Hopkinton Select Board member John Coutinho tell it, there was never any consideration given to canceling the Boston Marathon. It was always a matter of when, not if, it would take place. At...

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Quinn LaBrecque, 2 years old, hits the ball while surrounded by her family — mother Sara, 5-year-old brother Aiden, and father Marcus — during the Mini-Golf in the Library event on Feb. 29.  

Photo: On track for a title

Members of the Hopkinton High School girls indoor track and field team celebrate after winning the MIAA Division 3 championship on Feb. 14 at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Boston.

Photo: Silent majority

The Feb. 4 special town election did not draw a big crowd, as less than 8 percent of Hopkinton voters turned out to express support or opposition to three school improvement projects, all of...