Hayden Rowe Street

Planning Board discusses modifications for subdivision off Hayden Rowe

The Planning Board held two hearings at its Monday meeting, including a lengthy discussion about modifications to the Connelly Farms subdivision at the corner of Hayden Rowe Street and College Street. The hearing eventually was...
Horribles Parade

July 4 Horribles Parade to take another year off

Hopkinton’s annual July 4 Horribles Parade will not be held for a second straight year. “With the restrictions just getting lifted and all the construction around the Town Common, it just felt like it...
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Photos: Juneteenth flag raising

The Juneteenth flag, commemorating the emancipation of enslaved people in America, was raised at Town Hall on Thursday afternoon. Members of the Hopkinton Freedom Team were joined by two Select Board members and town...
Juneteenth flag

Select Board roundup: Juneteenth flag to fly at Town Hall; Pride Parade June 26;...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OskgueQ9QmY Representatives from the Hopkinton Freedom Team spoke at Tuesday’s Select Board meeting to discuss plans to have a Juneteenth flag fly below the American flag at Town Hall from June 19 to July 4. Update,...
Steve Slaman

Fire Chief Slaman announces plans to retire

Tuesday’s Select Board meeting started with a surprise, as Fire Chief Steve Slaman took the microphone during the public forum to announce that he planned to resign after five years leading the department. “Hopkinton is...
Rollover truck

Tanker overturns on West Main Street near I-495 exit

A tanker truck carrying water overturned on West Main Street on Tuesday afternoon near the Interstate 495 exit, blocking traffic in the westbound left lane. Emergency personnel responded to the scene just after 2...
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Developer introduces Springwood-area subdivision proposals but acknowledges plans actually are for solar

The Planning Board on Monday considered two preliminary subdivision proposals that brought concerns from both the board and the public as a “bait and switch” to preserve the zoning for a potential solar array...
Town Common trees

Parks & Rec roundup: Dog park will be rice stone; Common trees a concern

The Parks & Recreation Commission met in person Monday for the first time since the pandemic, although there was a remote option available for those who could not attend. Several topics were discussed, including progress...
Callanan Cronin fire damage

Callanan Cronin Funeral Home remains open for business after fire

The Callanan Cronin Funeral Home remains open after a fire Monday at the Church Street business. A fire in the fireplace of the main residence escaped into the walls of the building, Hopkinton Fire Chief...
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Hopkinton named America’s Safest City for 2021

The home safety review company SafeWise ranked Hopkinton first in its list of the Safest Cities in America for 2021. Hopkinton also ranked first in 2019 and was second last year (behind Broadview Heights,...