Letter to the Editor: National politics should not be ignored locally

As a college student, home for the summer, this is the first town election in which I have felt empowered to speak up and enact change in the place I call home; however, I...

Letter to the Editor: Stop online attacks, support Coutinho

Two weeks back I sat down with a cold beverage to watch the Select Board debate between John Coutinho and Amy Ritterbusch. Both candidates are good people and both care deeply about Hopkinton. I...

Letter to the Editor: Ritterbusch provides thoughtful leadership

Fellow Hopkinton voters, As we go to the polls on Monday, we’ve got the opportunity to elect new leaders to many town committees. Please consider choosing Amy Ritterbusch for the Select Board. I first got...

Letter to the Editor: Ritterbusch ‘committed to bettering Hopkinton’

I have only words of praise for Amy Burns Ritterbusch. She’s clearly committed to bettering Hopkinton. I have found her to be equable, thoughtful, honest and industrious in her many town-based activities. She works...

Letter to the Editor: Ritterbusch knows how Hopkinton works

For extraordinary community service and leadership here in Hopkinton, combined with razor sharp intelligence, depth and breadth of knowledge of the Hopkinton landscape and how it “works,” combined with the lovely way she relates...

Letter to the Editor: Ritterbusch has ‘endless energy’

I have known John Coutinho for many years and it has always been a friendly relationship.  His recent conduct, in withdrawing from an issues debate and making unfounded accusations of various kinds, against his...

Letter to the Editor: Coutinho has earned right to return

I served on the Hopkinton Board of Selectmen (as it was then called) from 2010-16, and overlapped for several of those years with John Coutinho. Based on my experience with John then and since,...

Letter to the Editor: Trust in Coutinho

When I first joined the Zoning Advisory Committee (ZAC) in 2017, I thought I knew exactly who John Coutinho was. I expected an establishment politician looking to manage my concerns and diminish my influence...

Letter to the Editor: Open schools now

My head is spinning as I navigate through myriad media platforms trying to understand the proper tack to take regarding our schools. Why can’t we all hope to get back to the way things...

Letter to the Editor: Everyone matters to Coutinho

I am asking everyone to consider casting their vote on June 29 for John Coutinho for the Select Board. First let me state that John is a friend. It is how he became a friend...