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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 updatePrevious 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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Police: Investigation continues in robbery of Dunkin’ on West Main Street

Hopkinton police continue to seek more information about Saturday night’s incident at the Dunkin’ on West Main Street, and a spokesman said they have not been able to identify the individual who is alleged...
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Boston Marathon organizers not yet able to set date for 2021 race

The Boston Athletic Association announced Tuesday that it will not be able to confirm a date for the 2021 Boston Marathon until "early 2021."The BAA announced in October that the race would not be...
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ZAC continues solar zoning discussion, narrows focus as time becomes factor

The Zoning Advisory Committee continued its discussion of solar zoning at its meeting Monday night, working on language that could be added to the town’s bylaw to restrict commercial ground-mounted solar arrays.While the committee...
Dunkin' robbert 12-26-20

Police seek suspect in robbery of Dunkin’ on West Main Street

The Hopkinton Police Department announced that there was an unarmed robbery of the Dunkin' at 78 West Main St. on Saturday night.The police received a 911 call at 9:15 p.m. and sent uniformed patrols,...
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Planning Board roundup: Proposed Lincoln Street-area development moves forward; Faith Church plans solar panels...

During its meeting Monday night, the Planning Board unanimously approved a special permit for the proposed Lincoln Street-area open space and landscape preservation development (OSLPD) concept plan, moving the eight-lot development forward after a...
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Planning Board approves special permit for proposed Hayden Rowe development

At its meeting last Wednesday, the Planning Board unanimously approved an open space and landscape preservation development (OSLPD) special permit for a proposed nine-lot development on Hayden Rowe Street just north of the intersection...
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Growth Study Committee pushes for economic development office

Members of the Hopkinton Growth Study Committee propose creating an economic development office within the town to bring in new economic opportunities and work closely with the business community.This proposed post would initially be...
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Select Board roundup: International Marathon Center lease OK’d; conservation administrator resigns

The International Marathon Center took another big step forward Tuesday, as the Select Board agreed to authorize the town manager to sign a lease with the 26.2 Foundation for the town property at 45...
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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...