Garbage truck

Planning Board roundup: Article seeking town trash pickup at garden apartments not supported

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3BQmTQ1190The Planning Board on Monday voted against recommending Town Meeting passage of a citizen-submitted article that calls for the rescinding of a prohibition on town trash pickup at garden apartments.The vote was 8-1, with...
Voting booths at Hopkinton Middle School

Town Election list set after caucuses; Meet the Candidates Night April 28

Following the Democratic and Republican town caucuses late last week, the list of candidates for the May 22 Town Election has been set.The only contested race is School Committee. Incumbents Amanda Fargiano and Meg...
Bittersweet

Main Street establishment Bittersweet closes doors for good

Bittersweet Co. has closed its doors for good, according to owner C.J. Dunne. The Main Street cafe/bakery/tapas bar welcomed patrons for the final time Friday.Dunne said revenues dropped 90 percent due to the COVID-19...
Chamberlain-Whalen site plans

Conservation Commission considers revisions to Chamberlain/Whelan lots

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0C9XVmo43KY&list=PL8WekT6kxX1DmkTpFVZzz_GPcj_U0_BLN&index=1The Conservation Commission met for nearly 3 1/2 hours Tuesday to discuss a number of issues, the most prevalent being those concerning the property on the Chamberlain/Whelan project, which is being developed by home...
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Health director: Town in midst of COVID surge, with positivity rate over state average,...

Hopkinton health director Shaun McAuliffe, during his update to the Select Board on Tuesday, delivered some good news and bad news, noting a high number of residents have been vaccinated for COVID-19 but cautioning...
Town Hall

Select Board roundup: Girl Scouts honored for community projects; Start Line Brewing expansion OK’d;...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ocna2dooGpMSix Hopkinton Girl Scouts were honored at Tuesday's Select Board meeting for their recent community projects that earned five of them a Gold Award and the other Eagle Scout recognition.Sammy Altman received the Gold...
Senoor Center bus

Hopkinton seniors have new free transportation option thanks to MAPC grant

Since the pandemic started, many seniors in town have found getting to doctor’s appointments to be a challenge, as the town’s volunteer medical drivers have been sidelined.“Right up until COVID hit and we had...
Marshall Avenue parking lot

Marshall Avenue residents object to construction staging area

A number of Marshall Avenue residents spoke out about the storage of construction materials for the Main Street Corridor Project at the Carrigan Field parking lot on their dead-end street, saying it would negatively...
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Wilson Street solar array gets Planning Board OK after addressing stormwater concerns

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5j3WaYMBCswThe Planning Board at Monday's meeting voted 6-1 in favor of three respective amendments to the solar special permit and stormwater management permit for the proposed 2.4-megawatt solar array off Wilson Street.David Paul opposed...
Chamberlain-Whalen site plans

ConCom continues discussions on proposed Chamberlain/Whalen subdivision

The Conservation Commission at its meeting Tuesday continued several subdivision requests on the Chamberlain Street/Whalen Road parcel until April 6, requesting in each case that the work be moved further away from the buffer...