Police at Town Common 8-15-20

Motorcyclist disrupts India celebration at Town Common

Update, Aug. 17: The motorcyclist issued a statement apologizing for his actions, and the apology was accepted by the event organizer. During Saturday morning's India Independence Day celebration on the Town Common, a man rode...
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Rally planned to push for investigation into ‘murder’ of Hopkinton teen

Editor's note: This story has been updated with a new statement from District Attorney Marian Ryan. A rally is planned for Thursday on Main Street to "demand answers" regarding the recent death of Hopkinton High...
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India Day organizer welcomes apology: ‘It takes courage to admit one’s mistake’

After reading Sunday’s apology from Rich Yurewicz, the Hopkinton motorcyclist who disrupted the India Independence Day celebration at the Town Common on Saturday morning, South Asian Circle of Hopkinton board member Meena Kaushik said...
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Hometown Barbershop stabbing victim recounts ‘unprovoked’ attack: ‘In total shock and disbelief,’ but pregnancy...

Hometown Barbershop barber Liz Hawkins, who suffered stab wounds on Friday at the Main Street shop after an incident involving a co-worker, shared her account of what happened, saying she was in “total shock...
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Carbone’s Restaurant to close after 87 years, property for sale

Peter Carbone, owner of Carbone’s Italian American Restaurant, said Tuesday he has been “inundated” with calls from potential buyers since he announced that the iconic Hopkinton restaurant would be closing this fall after 87...
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Hopkinton barber charged after allegedly stabbing pregnant woman in Main Street shop

Hopkinton Police announced Friday night that they have charged a local barber in connection with a stabbing that occurred earlier in the day at a Main Street shop. The Hopkinton Emergency Call Center received two...
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Hopkinton store sells winning $10M lottery ticket

Hopkinton’s Cumberland Farms ended 2021 with a stroke of good luck. The West Main Street store sold the first $10 million winning ticket in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s $10,000,000 Bonus Wins instant ticket game. Cumberland...
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Mikayla Miller update: More details about investigation revealed

More details about the investigation into the death of Hopkinton teenager Mikayla Miller emerged over the weekend. Television station NBC10 Boston reported that investigators were unable to retrieve key video evidence because cameras at her...
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Motorcyclist apologizes for India Day disruption: ‘My actions were wrong’

Editor's note: Below is a signed statement the Independent received Sunday afternoon from Rich Yurewicz apologizing for his actions Saturday morning, when he disrupted an India Independence Day celebration in Hopkinton. Dear members of the...
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Police: Investigation continues in robbery of Dunkin’ on West Main Street

Hopkinton police continue to seek more information about Saturday night’s incident at the Dunkin’ on West Main Street, and a spokesman said they have not been able to identify the individual who is alleged...