Fruit Street turf

Parks & Rec roundup: Turf fields might last 2 more years; Town Common trees...

At its meeting Wednesday, the Parks & Recreation Commission discussed progress made on several ongoing issues, including the Fruit Street turf fields assessment, some decaying Town Common trees and the nearly completed dog park. Ian...
Leonard Street construction

ConCom focuses on Leonard Street project’s flooding issues

The Conservation Commission at its Tuesday meeting issued an enforcement order on violations at the Leonard Street subdivision project, which over the past two months has been chastised for poor erosion control measures that...
17 Main Street fire

Planning Board expresses concerns about parking for 17 Main St. expansion

The Planning Board at its meeting Monday decided in an 8-0 vote to continue the hearing for 17 Main Street after concerns arose about the parking layout and the ability of emergency vehicles to...
Bill Miller swear-in

Select Board roundup: Town ‘moving in the right direction’ vs. COVID; Miller sworn in...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVpieiXkJB0 Health Director Shaun McAuliffe, during his update at Tuesday’s Select Board meeting, said the next few days will be telling, as people return to work and school after Labor Day weekend. “We’re all monitoring our...

Boston Marathon details COVID policy

The Boston Athletic Association announced last week that entrants in the 125th Boston Marathon will need to provide proof of vaccination or produce a negative COVID-19 test in order to participate in the Oct....
Precinct proposal map

Census shows town needs to add voting precinct

Hopkinton’s population has increased over the past 10 years, according to new U.S. Census Bureau data. And with that may come growing pains, including the creation of a new voting precinct. Town Clerk Connor Degan...
Main Street construction

Main Street project moves toward undergrounding phase

The town announced Friday that drainage work for the Main Street Corridor Project was nearing completion and preparation is underway for the next phase, which includes work related to the undergrounding of utilities. The undergrounding...
Fruit St Bridge Detour

Fruit Street bridge to be closed for 1 year for reconstruction

As part of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation's I-90/I-495 Interchange Improvement Project, the Fruit Street bridge over the CSX railroad tracks will be closed from the end of September through September of next year. MassDOT...
Chamberlain work

Conservation Commission roundup: Chamberlain-Whalen hearing continued; Leonard Street ordered to have more inspections

The Conservation Commission on Tuesday night approved a request for reconsideration for the final lot of the Chamberlain Street-Whelan Road project and continued the hearing until Oct. 19. The proposal to build a house Lot...
Eversource LNG facility

Planning Board: Stormwater conditions a growing concern; Eversource granted permits for LNG project

The Planning Board on Monday night granted two permits for Eversource’s facility improvement project at the liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility at 52 Wilson St. after a two-hour discussion that encompassed a growing concern...