Muriel Kramer and Irfan Nasrullah

Kramer, Nasrullah announce campaigns for Select Board

Democrats Muriel Kramer and Irfan Nasrullah announced Tuesday that they have launched their campaigns for the two available Select Board seats in the May 17 Town Election. Kramer, a 30-year resident, is a former Select...
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Health director: After ‘worst two weeks’ of pandemic, Hopkinton ‘trending back downward’

Health Department director Shaun McAuliffe, during his update to the Select Board on Tuesday night, said the town has had a rough couple of weeks dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic but appears to be...
Town Hall

Select Board roundup: Town manager presents pair of FY22 budget options

Town manager Norman Khumalo on Tuesday presented the Select Board with two Fiscal Year 2022 budget options, one with a 2.5 percent tax impact on existing property owners, the other with a 1 percent...
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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...
Town Meeting

Select Board roundup: Concerns raised about Town Meeting; budget discussions continue; Brault, Palmer recognized

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UhIdsyakm80&feature=youtu.be Concerns about the logistics surrounding Annual Town Meeting due to the pandemic were raised at Tuesday’s Select Board meeting. Town Meeting moderator Tom Garabedian appeared before the board and asked if there were plans for...
Cornell's temporary outdoor seating area

Planning Board wants more details about Cornell’s outdoor expansion plan

The plan for a permanent outdoor expansion at Cornell's Irish Pub will require more details before the Planning Board votes whether or not to sign off on it, board members decided Monday. The expansion already...
Lumber Street solar array

Planning Board reconsiders best approach to commercial solar zoning

During its meeting Monday night, the Planning Board voted to hold spots for two commercial zoning articles on the Town Meeting warrant, one dealing primarily with more aggressive screening rules and the other the...
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Hopkinton COVID-19 update for Feb. 7: Town to get Pfizer vaccine, start scheduling appointments...

Editor's note: This is the town of Hopkinton's COVID-19 update for Feb. 7. COVID-19 Updates and Precautions Special Update — Local Vaccine Information Feb. 7 update Previous updates and additional information and resources can be found here: coronavirus-hopkintonma.hub.arcgis.com/ The commonwealth...
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ZAC solar zoning debate continues, with opinions split between overlay map or bylaw changes

During its meeting Monday night, the Zoning Advisory Committee continued its discussion about solar developments, trying to determine whether the best approach to limit commercial ground-mounted arrays is through an overlay district, changes to...
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Hopkinton COVID-19 update for Dec. 11: Active cases drop to 17, info on state...

Editor's note: This is the town of Hopkinton's COVID-19 update for Dec. 11. COVID-19 Updates and Precautions Dec. 11 update Previous updates and additional information and resources can be found here: coronavirus-hopkintonma.hub.arcgis.com/ Hopkinton Town Hall reopened to the public...