Letter to the Editor: Center School property offers valuable parking

A significant asset of the Center School property is the availability of parking. Events on the Town Common need ease of parking to ensure success and safety, especially when young children and senior citizens...

Letter to the Editor: Put all downtown utilities underground

First of all, I just want to say that I am fully supportive of the Downtown Project and I appreciate all of the hard work that everyone has put into it. When it’s done, Hopkinton...

Letter to the Editor: Alcohol ads should not mention school

I saw for back to school sales for alcohol published in the Hopkinton newspaper and was wondering why you published it. Every single month there are groups in Hopkinton trying to prevent substance abuse...

Letter to the Editor: Main Street businesses deserve better

Yesterday, my attempt to access downtown was thwarted by the stationary line of traffic on Wood Street. Today was not bad, I think it only took one cycle of the lights to get through...

Letter to the Editor: Trails don’t need painted rocks

As the HALT steward of Center Trail and at the risk of sounding like a curmudgeon, I respectfully request people to stop leaving painted rocks on the trail. People come to the trails to...

Letter to the Editor: Town’s emergency personnel deserve praise

I was witness to an incident Sept. 7 outside of my home where an individual in distress was in the woods alone. A number of Hopkinton Police officers (and one Milford PD cruiser) and...

Letter to the Editor: Masks make sense in schools

The debate over mandating masks in schools is shocking. We are clearly still in the throes of the coronavirus epidemic, notably the highly transmissible Delta variant. Responsible adults have a moral obligation to do...

Letter to the Editor: Why is drainage part of downtown project?

Why no notifications about tearing up Ash Street asphalt, cutting, digging, equipment blocking street, dust, noise, one way, narrow, dangerous lanes. The only plan for Ash Street was a sidewalk. The downtown project...

Letter to the Editor: Turn old schools into senior housing

Instead of taking schools down when building a replacement school, I think we should make the former school into safe housing/apartments for seniors and those in need of a safe place to live. We need...

Letter to the Editor: New trees needed on Town Common

Many of the beautiful shade trees on the Common are dead or dying. There are town funds available in the Holman Trust Fund to replace these shade trees. The town paid Weston &...