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Town counsel cautions ZAC on commercial solar restrictions; discussion to continue

The Zoning Advisory Committee’s discussion on how to better control commercial ground-mounted solar developments took a turn Monday night, following input from town counsel. During its previous discussions, ZAC had suggesting wording limiting commercial solar...

Former Hopkinton Police Chief Lee lands top job in Norwell

Former Hopkinton Police Chief Edward Lee was tabbed to be chief in Norwell. According to a report in the Quincy Patriot Ledger, Lee was chosen by Norwell selectmen at last Thursday’s meeting. He recently had...

Pre-construction meeting held for Main Street Corridor Project

The town announced Friday that a pre-construction meeting for the Main Street Corridor Project was held Thursday, bring together representatives from town departments, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), contractor A.F. Amorello & Sons,...
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Arrests/Police Log, Jan. 5 edition

ARRESTS January 2 5:23 p.m. Sergeant William Burchard and Officer Tyler Brabham responded to a report of a motor vehicle crashing into a building on Woodview Way. Air bags were deployed. The management company of the...
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Hopkinton COVID-19 update for Jan. 7: Town has 60 active cases

Editor's note: This is the town of Hopkinton's COVID-19 update for Jan. 7. COVID-19 Updates and Precautions Jan. 7 update Previous updates and additional information and resources can be found here: coronavirus-hopkintonma.hub.arcgis.com/ Hopkinton Town Hall reopened to the public...
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Local politicians shocked, embarrassed by Washington riots

Hopkinton politicians were quick to condemn Wednesday’s actions in Washington, where a mob of Donald Trump loyalists stormed the U.S. Capitol while the House and Senate were preparing to confirm Joe Biden’s election as...
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LakePharma announces it will develop, produce COVID vaccine at South Street facility

Hopkinton might end up playing a key role in helping to end the COVID-19 pandemic, as the biotech company LakePharma announced that it will work to develop and produce a vaccine at its facility...
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The Spoon diner to close Sunday for rest of winter

The Spoon, a popular local diner located at 1 Lumber St., announced that after business this Sunday it will close its doors for the rest of the winter. "This is not an easy decision, but...
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Health director: 60 active COVID cases, but town still far better off than most

Hopkinton health director Shaun McAuliffe, during his COVID-19 update to the Select Board, said Tuesday night that the town has 60 active cases, although he expects to see a drop this weekend, optimistic that...
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Select Board roundup: Town manager optimistic about FY22 budget

At Tuesday’s Select Board meeting, Town Manager Norman Khumalo said Annual Town Meeting remains on track for May 3, and the work on the budget continues. “I’m really happy to report this evening that the...