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Photos: Coutinho hosts Appreciation Lunch for first responders

Former Select Board vice chair John Coutinho hosted a drive-through Appreciation Lunch on Wednesday for local first responders. The event was held at a home on Grove Street that Coutinho is rehabbing. Individuals were invited...
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Independent Thoughts: Town unites after another teen tragedy

Hopkinton suffered another tragic teenage loss of life this month when a 13-year-old died two weeks before he was to begin eighth grade at Hopkinton Middle School. Sadly, this is not a new experience for...

Independent Thoughts: Baypath Humane Society set to host Fur Ball Gala

Seven years ago, Baypath Humane Society executive director Elizabeth Jefferis was looking for a way to celebrate both the end of winter and her organization’s many accomplishments. Thus, the Fur Ball Gala was born. At first,...
Hopkinton Senior Center

Senior Snippets, Oct. 14 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...
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Hopkinton shows support for former longtime resident Altamura, who awaits liver transplant

Sandy Altamura moved to Cape Cod last year, but she made her mark in Hopkinton, where she lived for many years and was active in the community, especially volunteering on town committees. Lately she...

Alcott eager to contribute with Youth and Family Services

Following her position as director for Medfield Youth Outreach, Dawn Alcott is bringing her experience as the new director for Hopkinton Youth and Family Services. Alcott said what originally drew her to the social work...

Photo: Show of force

At the National Police Night Out on Aug. 6 at the Town Common, Hopkinton Police Officers Moira McGaffigan, Jay Deiana, Phil Powers and Ben Stickney posed for a photo in front of a police...

HOP Coalition hosts Celebration of Recovery on Town Common

A local coalition will be hosting a special event for individuals and families who are touched by substance abuse and for local community members who want to learn more about how to reach out...
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BAA names Hopkinton’s Corsini to Honorary Boston Marathon Team

Hopkinton's Jeanette Corsini was named as a member of the Honorary Boston Marathon Team by the Boston Athletic Association. According to the BAA, Corsini “has been a friendly face in the finish line medical tent...
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Town Hall Q&A: Principal Planner John Gelcich

Anyone who has watched a Planning Board or Zoning Advisory Committee meeting likely is familiar with John Gelcich, who has been Hopkinton’s principal planner since April of 2019. During those meetings Gelcich is the...
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