News Briefs: Town issues update on Main Street Corridor project timeline

The town shared an update on the Main Street Corridor project on March 10, indicating that construction is anticipated to begin in the spring of 2021. The project is scheduled to go out to bid...

Business Briefs: Joseph’s firm earns top honor from RE/MAX

At the RE/MAX International Convention in Las Vegas last month, Hopkinton’s Chuck Joseph and partners Bill Wright and Chris Arienti of RE/MAX Executive Realty were recognized with the 2019 Broker Owner of the Year...

Independent Thoughts: In challenging times, Hopkinton shows strength

Talking to people in authority in Hopkinton during this trying time, one quickly realizes how fortunate we are to live in a town that has its act together. Together being the key word. While...

Boston Marathon postponed to Sept. 14

To hear Hopkinton Select Board member John Coutinho tell it, there was never any consideration given to canceling the Boston Marathon. It was always a matter of when, not if, it would take place. At...

Independent Thoughts: Senior Center set to debut repair cafe

Senior Center set to debut repair cafe Repair cafes have been around for about a decade now, and this year the event will make its debut in Hopkinton. For those unfamiliar with the concept, a...

Residents concerned about solar farm plan

A number of citizens are not happy with the probability of a large-scale solar farm being constructed in town. If approved, the new solar project would be located at 71 Frankland Road, near the...

Business Briefs: Richardson inducted into Worcester business hall

Richardson inducted into Worcester business hall Scott Richardson, president of Gorman Richardson Lewis Architects in Hopkinton, was inducted into the Worcester Business Journal Hall of Fame, which recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to...

News Briefs: Main Street project takes next steps

Main Street project takes next steps The Select Board voted Feb. 25 to approve sending offer letters to abutters of the Main Street Corridor Project. The letters, which were slated to be sent out in late...

Parents vent about ‘unsafe’ bus stops

Parents take concerns about bus stops to School Committee A group of Hopkinton Public School parents have expressed concern that the district has “put policy and operational procedure over children’s safety.” During the Feb. 6 School...

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...