Dee's Tees

Hopkinton teen makes mark with Dee’s Tees

A Hopkinton High School student’s compassion and his mother’s hobby have combined into an effort to spread messages of inclusivity through a home T-shirt business. Jen Halliday said her 14-year-old son, Dimitri, better known as...
Married dogs

Independent Thoughts: Devoted dogs seek new home

During the peak of the pandemic, it was easy for shelters such as Hopkinton’s Baypath Humane Society to get dogs and cats adopted. Many people were stuck at home and had more time on...
Hopkinton yoga instructor Ritu Kapur

In new book, local yoga instructor teaches that spirituality is universal

Ritu Kapur wanted to bring eastern wisdom to western yoga practice. “Spirituality is not that different,” Kapur said about her approach to yoga in her first book, “Teach Yoga Touch Hearts.” “We are all striving...
Santa with children

Photos: Holiday Stroll/Caroling on the Common

The Chamber of Commerce's annual Holiday Stroll was held Saturday at the Town Common and at local businesses.
Senior Center

Senior Snippets, Dec. 8 edition

The Hopkinton Senior Center is open Mondays through Thursdays from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. and Fridays from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. For a more extensive listing of programs check or Anyone with questions can...
Hopkinton Library sign

Library Corner, Dec. 8 edition

For more information on any of the following programs or other activities at the library, visit The library also can be found on Facebook, @hopkintonlibrary, and on Twitter, @HopkintonPLMA. Library Staff Update Adult services librarian...
Photo contest winner-Lake Whitehall

Photo contest winner, Dec. 8 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...
Town of Hopkinton logo/seal

Hopkinton’s history tied to Magunco settlement

As residents celebrated Thanksgiving this year, the Hopkinton Public Library had on display copies of 18th century documents relating to the Native American settlement on the land that became Hopkinton. In 1669, Reverend John Eliot,...
Adoptable Animal-Casey

Baypath Adoptable Animal of the Week: Casey

Each week, the Independent highlights an animal available for adoption at Baypath Humane Society in Hopkinton. This week's adoptable animal is Casey. Here is Baypath's description of Casey: “Casey is an adorable gray tiger kitty with...
Scott Richardson

Business Briefs: HCA honors GRLA’s Richardson; Solect Energy receives award; local lawyers lauded

Scott Richardson, president of Gorman Richardson Lewis Architects, received the inaugural Founder’s Philanthropy Award from the Hopkinton Center for the Arts at the HCA Founder’s Celebration held earlier this fall. Richardson has been involved with...
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