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Town counsel cautions ZAC on commercial solar restrictions; discussion to continue

The Zoning Advisory Committee’s discussion on how to better control commercial ground-mounted solar developments took a turn Monday night, following input from town counsel. During its previous discussions, ZAC had suggesting wording limiting commercial solar...
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Hopkinton COVID-19 update for Jan. 7: Town has 60 active cases

Editor's note: This is the town of Hopkinton's COVID-19 update for Jan. 7. COVID-19 Updates and Precautions Jan. 7 update Previous updates and additional information and resources can be found here: coronavirus-hopkintonma.hub.arcgis.com/ Hopkinton Town Hall reopened to the public...
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Local politicians shocked, embarrassed by Washington riots

Hopkinton politicians were quick to condemn Wednesday’s actions in Washington, where a mob of Donald Trump loyalists stormed the U.S. Capitol while the House and Senate were preparing to confirm Joe Biden’s election as...
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LakePharma announces it will develop, produce COVID vaccine at South Street facility

Hopkinton might end up playing a key role in helping to end the COVID-19 pandemic, as the biotech company LakePharma announced that it will work to develop and produce a vaccine at its facility...
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The Spoon diner to close Sunday for rest of winter

The Spoon, a popular local diner located at 1 Lumber St., announced that after business this Sunday it will close its doors for the rest of the winter. "This is not an easy decision, but...
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Health director: 60 active COVID cases, but town still far better off than most

Hopkinton health director Shaun McAuliffe, during his COVID-19 update to the Select Board, said Tuesday night that the town has 60 active cases, although he expects to see a drop this weekend, optimistic that...
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Select Board roundup: Town manager optimistic about FY22 budget

At Tuesday’s Select Board meeting, Town Manager Norman Khumalo said Annual Town Meeting remains on track for May 3, and the work on the budget continues. “I’m really happy to report this evening that the...
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Library to close starting Friday due to COVID spike; remote/curbside services remain open

The Hopkinton Public Library announced Tuesday evening that due to a spike in COVID-19 cases in town and regionally, it will close to the public as of 4 p.m. on Thursday. Library services will...
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Planning Board OK’s proposal for commercial building on South Street

The Planning Board unanimously approved a major site plan review for 0 South Street, where REC Hopkinton proposes to construct a commercial building and parking lot. The site, located across from a Dell EMC...
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Hopkinton COVID-19 update for Dec. 31: Town has 67 active cases

Editor's note: This is the town of Hopkinton's COVID-19 update for Dec. 31. COVID-19 Updates and Precautions Dec. 31 update Previous updates and additional information and resources can be found here: coronavirus-hopkintonma.hub.arcgis.com/ Hopkinton Town Hall reopened to the public...