Fruit Street water treatment facility

Filtration system will be temporary solution for town’s tainted water

The town’s temporary solution to the issue of potentially harmful chemicals in its water supply will be to rent or purchase a filtration system for the problematic Fruit Street well, the Select Board decided...
Town Hall

Select Board roundup: Lykan seeks to expand with new TIF; COVID cases rise; new...

Representatives from Lykan Bioscience appeared before the Select Board on Tuesday night to share plans for the expansion of the company’s South Street headquarters and ask for discussions to start on a new tax...
Bulldog Fire Apparatus

Fire at Winter Street business damages Hopkinton fire truck

An overnight fire last week at a Winter Street company caused major damage to a Hopkinton Fire Department pumper truck that had been inside the building, Fire Chief Bill Miller said. Hopkinton firefighters responded to...
Foxhollow Road

Planning Board roundup: Fox Hollow wall an issue; LFN tot lot fence OK’d

The Planning Board at its meeting Monday night continued a request to eliminate a requirement for approximately 400 feet of stone wall to be reconstructed across three lots on the Foxhollow Road subdivision that...
Trail map

Hopkinton Trails Club proposes alternate route for Upper Charles Trail extension in town

The Upper Charles Trail Committee (UCTC) is hosting a meeting Wednesday night (7) at the Senior Center to discuss the committee's proposed route for the extension of the Upper Charles Trail. The Hopkinton Trails Club...
Fruit Street turf fields

Parks & Rec roundup: Turf fields project in design phase; commission optimistic about future...

At its meeting on Wednesday, the Parks & Recreation Commission reviewed plans for the Fruit Street fields and discussed budgeting and future Parks & Recreation projects. Kathy Hervol of Gale Associates presented schematic designs for...
Frank D'Urso

D’Urso remembered for dedication to community, children

Community leaders reflected on the years of dedication to all facets of Hopkinton displayed by Frank D’Urso Jr., who died unexpectedly Sunday at the age of 57. D’Urso, who lived in town for 22 years,...
COVID vaccine

Town hosts pediatric COVID vaccine clinic Friday

The Hopkinton Health Department will host another pediatric Pfizer COVID vaccine clinic for children ages 5-11 on Friday (Nov. 19) from 3-6 p.m. The clinic will be held in the basement nurse's office of...
Eversource LNG facility

Eversource passes Dell EMC as top taxpayer in town

During the town’s tax classification hearing Tuesday, the Select Board voted to make no changes to the methods the town uses to assign tax rates, and the board was informed that there is a...
Shaun McAuliffe

Select Board roundup: Children flock to get COVID vaccines; Main Street work extended

Hopkinton Health Director Shaun McAuliffe, speaking to the Select Board on Tuesday night, said local children have been turning out in big numbers for their COVID-19 vaccines. McAuliffe told the board that his department had...