Youth soccer game

Parks & Rec roundup: Turf fields to have ad hoc committee; dog park makes...

At its meeting Tuesday, the Parks & Recreation Commission discussed several ongoing projects, including the repair and replacement of the Fruit Street turf fields, progress made on the dog park, the removal of Town...
Boston Marathon start line

BAA execs update Select Board on logistics for Boston Marathon

Tom Grilk and Jack Fleming from the Boston Athletic Association paid a visit to Tuesday's Select Board meeting to thank the town and share details about the Oct. 11 Boston Marathon. “Without Hopkinton, there is...
Water fountain stock

Elevated levels of PFAs detected in town’s water samples

The town announced Friday via a press release that water from Well 6, located off Fruit Street, showed slightly elevated levels of regulated chemicals known as PFAs. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, PFAs —...
Hopkinton Drug billboard

Hopkinton Drug under fire for promoting ivermectin

Hopkinton Drug has generated some publicity for a billboard advertisement the Main Street business had been running on Route 9 in Westborough, but it’s likely not the kind of attention the company sought. The advertisement,...
Center School

Select Board roundup: Options for Center School discussed; anonymous donations welcomed

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4SRrCDVzTnI The Select Board at its meeting Tuesday night considered several issues, including future uses for the Center School property. Dan McIntyre of the Permanent Building Committee gave a presentation on behalf of the Center School...
Shaun McAuliffe

Health director: Frustrated residents should ‘take a civil tone’ when dealing with COVID team

Hopkinton Health Director Shaun McAuliffe, in his update to the Select Board on Tuesday night, praised his COVID-19 response team and said the staffers do not deserve to have residents treat them rudely while...
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...