Chinese New Year celebration 2020

Hopkinton Chinese American Association New Year celebration Thursday

The Hopkinton Chinese American Association (HCAA) will recognize the 2021 Lunar New Year with a virtual celebration on Thursday, Feb. 11, at 8 p.m. The event normally is held at the Hopkins School cafetorium....
Photo contest winner 2-10-21

Photo contest winner, Feb. 10 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...
Rachel Werrick

Business Profile: Marty’s Fine Wines much more than a liquor store

Marty’s offers a unique collection of fine wines, spirits, craft beers, and gourmet and specialty foods. Customers are delighted with the quality merchandise, knowledgeable staff and friendly service. For many in Hopkinton, Marty’s is...
James Valis and Gregg Manis

Business Briefs: Resident named partner at Boston law firm; Blackstone Valley Wealth duo honored

Hopkinton resident John W. Powell was named as a partner in the patent practice group at Sunstein LLP, a boutique intellectual property law firm in Boston. According to the firm, Powell has more than...
Morgan's Harbor to Hill

Photos: Morgan’s Harbor to Hill seafood market grand opening

Morgan's Harbor to Hill, a new seafood market on Lumber Street, held a grand opening ceremony on Thursday.
Owl rescue

Give a hoot: Injured owl rescued, released

Former Hopkinton resident Clifford Kistner was driving near the Hopkinton/Upton line Jan. 3 when he saw something troubling. A vehicle ahead of him struck a bird, which then bounced off the windshield and landed, flopping...
Pedroli family photo

Independent Thoughts: Pedroli turns grief into inspiration

After her husband passed away in a car accident in May 2016, Hopkinton resident Kristen Pedroli had to navigate some unfamiliar territory. Realizing she could use some help learning how to deal with the...
Ilana Casady at Diversity Mural

Hopkinton Cultural Council announces grant recipients

The Hopkinton Cultural Council, which supports community-based projects in the arts, sciences and humanities, recently announced its grant recipients for 2021. Recipients are: Amazing Things Art Center, Discovery Museum, Sean Fullerton, an acoustic concert for...
Santa Lions Club visit

Lions Club gets creative to host Santa visit, speech competition

The ongoing pandemic has forced community groups and organizations to hit the pause button on a number of events and activities. However, after some detailed planning, members of the Hopkinton Lions Club were able...
Photo contest winner 1-27-21

Photo contest winner, Jan. 27 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...
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