Supporters rally for Main Street

As vote nears, supporters speak up for downtown project   The Main Street Corridor Project will bring much needed infrastructure updates to a growing town and should not be rescinded, a new group that has formed...

Photo: Never too late for treats

Christian Bialobrzeski (left) and Colin Heaton, both 7 years old, were among the attendees at the inaugural Trunk or Treat charity event on Nov. 3 in the parking lot next to Marty’s Fine Wines...

Town mourns MacLeod

Cancer claims former HPS superintendent MacLeod Former superintendent of Hopkinton Public Schools Dr. Cathy MacLeod is being fondly remembered after she passed away early this month following a long battle with cancer. MacLeod served as superintendent...

Alliance forms against downtown project

Jackie Potenzone has a warning for fellow Hopkinton residents. Potenzone, who has lived on Wood Street for two decades and run a hair salon there for the past 18 years, said the Main Street Corridor...

Hopkinton High-Five: Coutinho an ever-present volunteer

Editor’s note: This is a new feature in the Independent called “Hopkinton High-Five” where we salute a resident who has made contributions to the town. John Coutinho has spent a lifetime trying to emulate his...

Photo: Tree-mendous

While much of Weston Nurseries’ land has been converted into modern homes at Legacy Farms, this property across the street from the company’s retail building remains a throwback to a quieter time in town. PHOTO/FRED...

Photo: Let it pour

Children enjoy watching a demonstration involving water during the Hopkinton Fire Department open house on Oct. 6. PHOTO/TRICIA LACASCIA PHOTOGRAPHY

Photo: Senior Center of attention

Members of the victorious Senior Center team pose with participants from the Hopkinton Fire Department and Hopkinton Police Department after the bocce tournament held Sept. 18 as part of the Senior Center’s open house. PHOTO/JOHN...

Moran answers call for service

Planning Board latest venture for former police chief After serving as a public safety officer for the town of Southborough for more than 30 years, Hopkinton resident Jane Moran retired in 2013. And while most...

Downtown debate continues

Frustrated abutters plead to Select Board Frustrated residents and business owners got their chance to state their case against the Downtown Corridor Project at the Select Board’s Sept. 24 meeting, but the board made it...