Town Common

Parks & Rec addresses Town Common safety concerns

At its meeting Monday night, the Parks & Recreation Department addressed a couple of safety concerns that recently arose at the Hopkinton Town Common.The first, according to Parks & Rec director Jay Guelfi, was...
Voting booths at Hopkinton Middle School

Town Election list set after caucuses; Meet the Candidates Night April 28

Following the Democratic and Republican town caucuses late last week, the list of candidates for the May 22 Town Election has been set.The only contested race is School Committee. Incumbents Amanda Fargiano and Meg...
Bittersweet

Main Street establishment Bittersweet closes doors for good

Bittersweet Co. has closed its doors for good, according to owner C.J. Dunne. The Main Street cafe/bakery/tapas bar welcomed patrons for the final time Friday.Dunne said revenues dropped 90 percent due to the COVID-19...
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Hopkinton COVID-19 update for April 9: Town has 39 active cases

Editor's note: This is the town of Hopkinton's COVID-19 update for April 9.COVID-19 Updates and Precautions April 9 updatePrevious updates and additional information and resources can be found here: coronavirus-hopkintonma.hub.arcgis.com/As of April 8, Hopkinton’s Health Department...
Town Meeting

Town officially announces Special Town Meeting within May 8 Annual Town Meeting

Following a discussion and unanimous vote during Tuesday's Select Board meeting, the town will host a Special Town Meeting within the May 8 Annual Town Meeting.The reason is to address a possible extension of...
Chamberlain-Whalen site plans

Conservation Commission considers revisions to Chamberlain/Whelan lots

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0C9XVmo43KY&list=PL8WekT6kxX1DmkTpFVZzz_GPcj_U0_BLN&index=1The Conservation Commission met for nearly 3 1/2 hours Tuesday to discuss a number of issues, the most prevalent being those concerning the property on the Chamberlain/Whelan project, which is being developed by home...
Mask sign on HMS door

Health director: Town in midst of COVID surge, with positivity rate over state average,...

Hopkinton health director Shaun McAuliffe, during his update to the Select Board on Tuesday, delivered some good news and bad news, noting a high number of residents have been vaccinated for COVID-19 but cautioning...
Town Hall

Select Board roundup: Girl Scouts honored for community projects; Start Line Brewing expansion OK’d;...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ocna2dooGpMSix Hopkinton Girl Scouts were honored at Tuesday's Select Board meeting for their recent community projects that earned five of them a Gold Award and the other Eagle Scout recognition.Sammy Altman received the Gold...
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Arrests/Police Log, April 6 edition

ARRESTSApril 3 12:32 a.m. Sergeant Arthur Schofield conducted a motor vehicle stop on West Main Street and Officers Tyler Brabham and Stephen Buckley responded to assist. A 35-year-old resident of Mendon was arrested and charged...
Water restriction sign

Annual water conservation restrictions start May 1

Editor's note: Following is a notice from the town's Water and Sewer Department.We are mandated by the town’s water management permit issued by the state to limit nonessential outdoor use, to protect stream flow...