EMC Park mural

Mural project celebrates Hopkinton’s history, diversity

In a year defined by challenges and division, a few local artists are hoping to use their talents to bring people together. Passersby might have noticed the murals being painted on the fence leading to...
Ronnie Shamus

Independent Thoughts: Eagle Scout project a trip through history

When Ronnie Shamus first set eyes on St. John’s Wilson Street Cemetery, it was, as he described it, “in complete disarray.” A year later, the burial ground has been given new life. It was almost...
Photo contest winner, dog on raft

Photo contest winner, Nov. 25 edition

The Hopkinton Independent presents “A Slice of Hopkinton” photo contest, sponsored by Bill’s Pizzeria. Readers are encouraged to submit photos of people, places or things in Hopkinton. The Independent staff will select one winner...
Poetry book authors

Hopkinton friends bring stories of hope from around globe

As we weave our way through the difficulties of the pandemic that has affected us all in one way or another, Hopkinton residents, friends, and editors Cynthia Franca and Cheryl Perreault have compiled a...
Hopkinton Senior Center

Senior Snippets, Nov. 25 edition

The Hopkinton Senior Center remains closed to the public, but the staff remains available to assist residents. Call (508) 497-9730 if in need of assistance, with questions or just to say hi. For a...
Hopkinton Library 6-10-20

Library Corner, Nov. 25 edition

For more information on any of the following programs or other activities at the library, visit hopkintonlibrary.org. The library also can be found on Facebook, @hopkintonlibrary, and on Twitter, @HopkintonPLMA. Library Closed Thanksgiving Weekend The library...
RE:MAX Executive Realty Charitable Foundation logo

RE/MAX Neighbors Helping Neighbors 5K runs virtually Nov. 19-26

While COVID-19 continues to threaten communities across the state, the town of Hopkinton continues to persevere throughout these tough times. One organization has been going above and beyond to assist individuals and families in...
Lung cancer screening graphic

HHS grad spreads word about lung cancer screening initiative

Lung cancer kills more people than any other cancer. Nearly a quarter of all cancer deaths are caused by lung cancer. A major reason for this sobering statistic: By the time patients experience symptoms such...
Ryan D'Alleva

D’Alleva brothers deliver Eagle Scout projects

Brothers Ryan and Daniel D’Alleva recently completed their Eagle Scout projects in town. Ryan, a junior at Hopkinton High School, installed an asphalt map of the United States at EMC Park. With help in the...
Grace by Robyn Thompson Duong

15th annual Arts in Bloom show at HCA starts Nov. 13

Four Hopkinton artists are among the 35 individuals whose works will be on display at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts' Lotvin Family Gallery as part of the 15th annual Arts in Bloom showcase. The...
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