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Select Board removes proposed firearm restriction amendment for this year but plans to revisit...

The Select Board voted unanimously Tuesday not to take action on the proposed amendment to the general bylaw that deals with the discharge of firearms, a proposal that was widely and loudly panned by...
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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...
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Fundraiser set up for family of Hopkinton mother of 4 who died at 29

The family of Maria Torres-Purvis, a 29-year-old Hopkinton mother of four who worked at Muffin House Cafe on Main Street, has started a fundraiser following her death on Sept. 28. According to the GoFundMe page,...
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Water break downtown might lead to discoloration

Due to a water break on C Street (a few blocks from the center of town), residents might notice some discoloration in their water, water-sewer manager Eric Carty announced early Tuesday afternoon. Carty advised residents...
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Mosquito spraying program begins Aug. 3

Sprayers from the Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project (CMMCP) are tentatively scheduled to visit Hopkinton to respond to residents’ concerns about mosquitoes on the following dates: Aug. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24,...
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Hopkinton COVID-19 update for June 3

Editor's note: This is the town of Hopkinton's COVID-19 update for June 3. COVID-19 Updates and Precautions June 3 update Previous updates and additional information and resources can be found here: https://coronavirus-hopkintonma.hub.arcgis.com While Town Hall and municipal buildings are...
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Parks & Rec roundup: Turf fields to engage consultant; dog park in home stretch;...

The Parks & Recreation Commission discussed multiple projects at its meeting on Wednesday, including the Fruit Street fields replacement, the dog park project and the Upper Charles Trail. Kathy Hervol of Gale Associates presented a...

Devlin’s first Boston Marathon fulfills dream

Jenn Devlin always knew she wanted to find a way to honor Boston Children’s Hospital for the care shown to her family when her daughter and son, born a year apart, both needed medical...
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Youth and Family Services offers behavioral health screenings

The town announced that Hopkinton Youth and Family Services has partnered with MindWise Innovations, a division of Riverside Community Care, to offer free, confidential online behavioral health screenings to Hopkinton community members in both...

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...