Eversource LNG facility

Planning Board: Stormwater conditions a growing concern; Eversource granted permits for LNG project

The Planning Board on Monday night granted two permits for Eversource’s facility improvement project at the liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility at 52 Wilson St. after a two-hour discussion that encompassed a growing concern...
HCA Terry farmhouse

HCA announces vaccine, mask requirement for indoor events

The Hopkinton Center for the Arts announced that it will require proof of vaccination by eligible individuals as well as face coverings for any indoor event at the facility. Children and other individuals who...
Hurricane Henri map

Severe weather expected Sunday as hurricane heads toward region

UPDATE, Sunday, 7 p.m.: The storm has shifted west, sparing Hopkinton from the worst weather. The National Weather Service indicated that there remains the possibility for heavy rain as Henri moves across Southern New...
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Hopkinton COVID-19 update for Aug. 20

Editor's note: This is the town of Hopkinton's COVID-19 update for Aug. 20. COVID-19 Updates and Precautions Aug. 20 update Previous updates and additional information and resources can be found here: coronavirus-hopkintonma.hub.arcgis.com/ As of Aug. 17, Hopkinton’s Health Department...
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Residents asked to take shelter during tornado warning Thursday morning

The Hopkinton Fire Department tweeted a request at 10:40 a.m. for residents to take shelter for the following 20 minutes due to potentially severe weather approaching. The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for...
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Arrests/Police Log, Aug. 17 edition

ARRESTS August 16 12:48 a.m. Officers Stephen Buckley and Ryan Polselli conducted a motor vehicle stop of an erratic operator on Ash Street and requested a Spanish-speaking officer from Milford. Subsequently a 26-year-old Framingham resident was...
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Census: Hopkinton up to 18,758 residents

The results of the 2020 census were released Thursday, and it shows Hopkinton with a population of 18,758. That's a substantial rise from the 2010 total of 14,925, and ranks as the sixth-biggest jump...
Cumberland Farms

Town seeks remedy to accident-prone location on West Main Street

At the Aug. 3 Select Board meeting, the board addressed an issue raised by a resident regarding a traffic issue at Cumberland Farms on West Main Street, where a number accidents — including some...
Main Street work

Town: Main Street project contractor strikes another gas line after violating Dig Safe law

The town announced Wednesday that the Main Street Corridor Project contractor, A.F. Amorello & Sons, struck an active gas line while doing work Monday near the intersection of Main Street and Pleasant Street. Eversource Gas...
The Trails at Legacy Farms water issue

Conservation Commission fines The Trails, Pulte Homes for stormwater violations

At Tuesday’s meeting the Conservation Commission made headway on several ongoing proposals, which were either approved or are near the approval stage. Fines were assessed on two projects for failure to comply with stormwater...