Hopkinton home invasion fugitive arrested in Rhode Island

The Hopkinton Police Department sent out the following press release Thursday evening: On April 5, 2020, at approximately 9 p.m. the Hopkinton Police Department was contacted by the Burrillville Police Department in Rhode Island, in...
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Golden Pond has first COVID-19 fatalities; town health director laments state bureaucracy

The town has seen the first COVID-19 deaths from Golden Pond assisted living facility, where 37 residents had tested positive earlier this month. According to Shaun McAuliffe, the town’s Health Department director, four Golden Pond...
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Hopkinton’s first COVID-19 death is man in 90s

Hopkinton had its first fatality from COVID-19 when a man in his 90s passed away earlier this month. The death was reported by the town on its Friday COVID-19 udpate. According to Health Department director...
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Coutinho, citing ‘hostile environment’ online, pulls out of Select Board debate

Monday's HCAM Select Board debate was a short one, as incumbent John Coutinho announced in his opening remarks that he would not participate due to individuals in the community creating "a hostile environment" that...

Hopkinton Fire responds to fatal wrong-way crash on I-495

The Hopkinton Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle accident Saturday night on Interstate 495. Following is a press release from the Massachusetts State Police. Last evening at approximately 8:42 p.m., the State Police-Millbury Barracks...
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Hopkinton COVID-19 numbers spike as 37 Golden Pond residents test positive

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hopkinton jumped to 60 on Monday, as 37 residents of the Golden Pond assisted living facility on West Main Street have tested positive, the town's Health Department...
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Hopkinton named safest city in Massachusetts for 2020

The independent review site SafeWise named Hopkinton the safest city in Massachusetts for 2020. It marks the town’s second straight year being ranked No. 1. Last year SafeWise also ranked Hopkinton the No. 1 safest...
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Hopkinton resident helps transform convention center into field hospital

Doing work at the Boston Convention and Exposition Center is nothing new for Hopkinton’s Bob Dobinski. The president of Corp-Events New England has aided in the construction of trade shows and other events for...
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Select Board approves expanded outdoor seating for 5 local restaurants

At a special Select Board meeting on Thursday afternoon, the members unanimously approved plans by five local restaurants to expand outdoor seating in order to serve more customers while maintaining social distancing. Applications for “temporary...

Hopkinton Police Chief Edward Lee resigns

With Hopkinton in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, there will be a change atop the town's police force. Chief Edward Lee submitted his resignation Tuesday and it was accepted by Town Manager Norman Khumalo...