Letter to the Editor: Select Board too soft on gun use

Regarding the Hill Street resident’s plea to extend the buffer zone for , to alleviate the war zone in his neighborhood, and the Select Board’s timorous response, hesitant to step on the toes of hunters,...

Letter to the Editor: Bullying must be addressed

Your article in January 2020 about Hopkinton High School coach Chris MacPherson facing a lawsuit from the parents of a former Hopkinton freshman brought back my unpleasant memories. The suit was about the...

Letter to the Editor: Letters inspire internet search

The edition of the Hopkinton Independent featured some interesting letters, which stimulated me to do a bit of internet research. I searched “countries with highest standard of living,” “happiest countries,” “standard of living...

Letter to the Editor: 5th-graders share facts about Inauguration Day

Editor’s note: The following two letters were written by students at Hopkins School as part of a class project. 20th Amendment has U.S. prepared Inauguration Day takes place in Washington, D.C., and is the day the...

Letter to the Editor: More details needed on downtown project

Did you know that construction on the Main Street Corridor Project started on January 19? Neither did I. On January 30, I reached out to Town Manager Norman Khumalo to express concerns and ask questions...

Letter to the Editor: Capitalism over socialism

I can’t believe my fellow citizens actually want to destroy capitalism for socialism. Socialism has been tried all around the world with zero success. Now you socialist Democrats think you’re smarter than everyone before...

Letter to the Editor: Right-wing militants pose most serious threat

I was dismayed by Selectman Brendan Tedstone's comment in the January 13 issue of the Independent. While I applaud his condemnation of the January 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol, I beg to differ...

Letter to the Editor: MAPC pledge an important step

I wholeheartedly agree with Richard Germaine’s support for the town adopting the MAPC pledge, as expressed in his January 13th Letter to the Editor. It was the correct affirmation that since racism exists everywhere,...

Letter to the Editor: What happened to my America?

I am an 80-ish veteran. I served in the Navy right out of high school, 1959-62. I believed in my country and protecting it. I served 30 years as a firefighter/EMT for the town...

Letter to the Editor: More transparency in state government

Massachusetts has a long history of being the nation’s leader. Ever since we incited the American Revolution, a tradition of excellence has pervaded the commonwealth. We were the first state to legalize gay marriage....