Letter to the Editor: Anderson Field team grateful for help

On May 1, we rededicated the renovated Lauren Anderson Softball Field at Hopkinton High School in Lauren’s memory. What began as a community project in August 2019 is now a reality thanks to the...

Letter to the Editor: Downtown project needs better communication

On Monday, April 12, the strong fumes from the equipment idling and working in the parking lot at 3 Marshall Ave. triggered my wife's asthma, which had not troubled her since the town allowed...

Letter to the Editor: Loss of green space at Town Common disappointing

Let's  be clear about what is happening to the downtown green space: 7,000 square feet of USABLE green space which is attached to the Town Common is being eliminated. Will the Scouts, Garden Club,...

Letter to the Editor: After close call, importance of CO detectors driven home

Last Friday, we returned from our first dinner out in over a year. We had smelled what we thought was gas that afternoon, but it was stronger that night. We called the Fire Department....

Letter to the Editor: Town’s vaccine efficiency impressive

In times when everyone seems to be choosing sides, the recent COVID vaccination clinic at the Senior Center should receive unanimous celebration within the community.From the registration process through the second shot, it was...

Letter to the Editor: Kudos to town for vaccine distribution

We would like to take this opportunity to thank the Town of Hopkinton for its efficient administration of the COVID-19 vaccine.Starting with the Board of Health, thank you for setting up the process for...

Letter to the Editor: Hybrid learning should remain at HHS

The State of Massachusetts has mandated discontinuing the hybrid schooling model, allowing only fully in-person or remote for the rest of this school year. As a Hopkinton High School (HHS) senior, I oppose this...
Deer Run Trail

Letter to the Editor: Chamber’s Economic Development Council opposes tree-cutting article

(Editor's note: The following is an open letter to the Planning Board regarding a proposed tree-cutting bylaw that is to be discussed at the board's March 15 meeting.) On behalf of the Hopkinton Chamber’s Economic...
Main Street work

Letter to the Editor: Center School preferable for Main Street construction staging

(Editor's note: The following is an open letter to the town manager, Select Board and Parks & Recreation.) Reasons for using Center School as a staging area for the downtown project: 1. The open field at...
Center Trail

Letter to the Editor: Pick up dog poop on Center Trail

Time for the annual Center Trail refresher course for dog walkers.FAQs:1. Do I have to pick up my dog’s poop?Yes, please.2. What if I don’t have a poop bag?Bag dispensers and waste cans are...