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...
Russ Phipps

Hopkinton Today: Thursday, Nov. 26

Good morning, Hopkinton! Welcome to the daily update we call Hopkinton Today — a quick recap of yesterday’s news, highlights of what’s on tap, and a video or two to brighten your morning. With the...
HHS HMS sign

Another individual at HHS tests positive for COVID-19

On Wednesday afternoon, for the second time this week, Hopkinton High School principal Evan Bishop emailed families to inform them that a person in the HHS community has tested positive for COVID-19. Families with students...
1970 HHS football team vs. Ashland

50 years ago, Hillers capped memorable season by beating rival Ashland on T-Day

Fifty years from now, historians likely will find it fascinating talking to people who lived through the COVID-19 pandemic, which, among other things, forced the postponement of the Hopkinton High School football season and...
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...
wrapped Christmas trees

Hopkinton Today: Wednesday, Nov. 25

Good morning, Hopkinton! Welcome to the daily update we call Hopkinton Today — a quick recap of yesterday’s news, highlights of what’s on tap, and a video or two to brighten your morning. As we...
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Hopkinton COVID-19 update for Nov. 24: Town’s active case total hits 24

Editor's note: This is the town of Hopkinton's COVID-19 update for Nov. 24. COVID-19 Updates and Precautions Nov. 24 update Previous updates and additional information and resources can be found here: coronavirus-hopkintonma.hub.arcgis.com/ Hopkinton Town Hall reopened to the public...
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 High School

Individual in HHS community tests positive for COVID-19 but school still on

As Hopkinton High School heads into the Thanksgiving break, principal Evan Bishop emailed families to inform them that a person in the HHS community has tested positive for COVID-19. "The Hopkinton Public Schools are working...
EMC mural

Hopkinton Today: Tuesday, Nov. 24

Good morning, Hopkinton! Welcome to the daily update we call Hopkinton Today — a quick recap of yesterday’s news, highlights of what’s on tap, and a video or two to brighten your morning. At its...