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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...
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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...
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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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Select Board roundup: Town expected to get boost from state aid; retiring MacAdam lauded

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EX3Nvtz1qbA&feature=youtu.be During Tuesday’s Select Board meeting, town manager Norman Khumalo shared some good news regarding the town’s Fiscal Year 2022 budget. Last Wednesday, Gov. Charlie Baker revised his estimates for local aid, and the new...
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Health director: With town details still unclear, seniors should seek outside vaccination site if...

While Hopkinton’s COVID-19 case numbers have shown improvement over the last couple of weeks, the town still is having its share of issues, and officials remain uncertain of when the vaccine will be available...
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Planning Board votes to hold Town Meeting spots for multiple proposed tree-cutting bylaws

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJKSmZrluDk&feature=youtu.be The Planning Board is keeping its options open when it comes to dealing with commercial ground-mounted solar, voting at Monday’s special meeting to put placeholders on the Town Meeting warrant for both a general...
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Hopkinton Police K9 Titan helps rescue lost man on Whitehall ice

An alert Hopkinton Police officer and the department's K9, Titan, led to the rescue of an intoxicated man who was lost and suffering from hypothermia early Friday morning, according to police accounts. An officer on...
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Hopkinton ranked 12th-fittest city in Massachusetts

Already recognized as one of the safest communities in the nation with the state's best school system, Hopkinton also has received high marks for fitness in a recent study. According to the strength training resource...
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Select Board considers residents’ request for stricter gun regulations following issue with neighbor

Editor's note: This story was updated Feb. 23 to clarify that the specific proposal was introduced by town counsel after some residents brought the matter to the town's attention. A request from residents to restrict...
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...