Independent Thoughts: Mental health help a phone call away

Mental health help a phone call away As editor, I hesitate to suggest that anyone stop reading this newspaper. But just for a moment, look for the flier that was inserted in the middle of...

Independent Thoughts: Hopkinton kicks off holiday season

It’s become Hopkinton’s kickoff for the holiday season — a day filled with holiday-themed activities — and it’s almost upon us. Saturday, Dec. 7, is shaping up to be quite a busy day in...

Local author offers healing advice, from ‘inside-out’

Even as an introspective young girl, Cheryl Melody Baskin knew she preferred to go deep in a conversation, straight to the heart, encouraging others to believe in themselves, discover their own truths and dare...

Local author delves into world’s greatest mysteries

Science writer Hulick releases ‘Strange But True’ As a young child, Kathryn Hulick dreamed of being an author. Curious and creative by nature, she was in awe of everything that seemed magical and mysterious. She...

Hopkinton salutes veterans at monthly breakfast

For Ron Remillard, the Veterans Breakfast has been a monthly tradition the past six years. On the first Friday of each month Hopkinton veterans meet for breakfast at the Senior Center, which has been hosting...

Photos: Speak up to silence ovarian cancer

A fundraiser was held Sept. 5 at Start Line Brewing to support early detection and treatment of ovarian cancer. The event was held in memory of Meg Parduhn, a Hopkinton mother of four who...

Hopkinton Area Land Trust works to preserve, conserve

As Hopkinton residents continue to see their hometown’s commercial development grow, the members of the Hopkinton Area Land Trust (HALT) continue to make certain the town’s beautiful, open space properties are preserved, protected and...

Town Meeting results

Following are results for each article presented at 2019 Town Meeting, held May 6-8 at the Hopkinton Middle School auditorium. For more details on each article, visit the Town of Hopkinton website (hopkintonma.gov).   Article 1:...

Operating budget passes as underride vote nears

A total of 24 articles were voted on the first night of Hopkinton’s 2019 Annual Town Meeting on May 6 at the Hopkinton Middle School auditorium, some with little or no discussion, and others...

Local runners express satisfaction with finishing Boston Marathon

Selectman Brian Herr completed his 30th and final Boston Marathon, with his wife and children joining him for the last few miles — “A nice surprise,” Herr said. Herr, who defied doctors and battled his...