Letter to the Editor: Successful mercury recover program ends

On behalf of the button cell battery/mercury recovery rebate program at the Hopkinton Senior Center, I want to thank you for participating in the collecting of button batteries over the past several years. Our...

Letter to the Editor: No solar in forests

I believe in solar power, and I also believe in conservation. My wife and I have driven across the country from Florida to Oakland, California, and back, and taken the train from Boston to Oakland...

Letter to the Editor: Residents concerned about highway work

The I-495/90 Interchange Improvement Project is expected to last six years, potentially exposing more than 100 property owners in the Roosevelt Farms, Huckleberry Road and Hopkinton Meadows neighborhoods and along Fruit Street to myriad...

Letter to the Editor: Leave yard signs alone

The Hopkinton Democratic Town Committee (HDTC) is deeply concerned about reports of recent yard sign thefts. We believe that whether they support LGBTQ+ Pride, Defend or Defund the Police, or any political candidate, yard...

Letter to the Editor: Black lives deserve special mention

This is in response to the reactionary hue and outcry over the motto “Black Lives Matter” — “but ALL lives matter!!!” That’s exactly the point. Of course they do, but black ones warrant special mention after having...

Resident clarifies intent of recent calls to action

Recently I brought calls to action to our Select Board including requesting a statement supporting Black Lives Matter and requesting review of allocation of funds to public service employees. There are many positives happening in...

Letter to the Editor: Select Board should not allow anonymous attacks

Most civilized countries feature, in their legal code, a means enabling an accused to legally step outside of a jail cell by posting bail, of cash or other value. That is then held by...

Letter to the Editor: Black Lives Matter not the answer

Good people in small towns across America are not being informed as to the true nature, origins and intentions of Black Lives Matter. Before another innocent child or gullible adult raises another BLM sign...

Letter to the Editor: Support for solar zoning map

Editor's note: After this letter was submitted, at its meeting on Aug. 27 the Planning Board voted to recommend Town Meeting take no action on the article regarding the Commercial Photovoltaic Solar Overlay District...

Letter to the Editor: Save forests from solar

Two articles on the upcoming Town Meeting warrant fit together perfectly to preserve about 100 acres of mature forest (formerly the Liberty Mutual forest), with long picturesque trails, a lake, varied wildlife and birds,...