News Briefs: Hopkinton Police Department set to add trio of officers

Hopkinton Police Department set to add trio of officers The Hopkinton Police Department presented three candidates to the Select Board at its Jan. 30 meeting. The town has budgeted for two positions, and town manager...

Developer considers legal options regarding Claflin house

The owner of the Aaron and Lucy Claflin home at 76 Main St. continues to examine legal possibilities after Town Meeting voters designated the property as a historic district, thwarting his plans to demolish...

News Briefs: Special Town Election set for Feb. 3

Special Town Election set for Feb. 3 A Special Town Election is set for Monday, Feb. 3, at Hopkinton Middle School’s Brown Gym to vote on debt exclusions for the three capital articles related to...

Independent Thoughts: Marathon runner’s idea is garbage

Marathon runner’s idea is garbage Hopkinton Middle School science teacher Matt O’Connell has a number of fundraising ideas as he prepares to run the Boston Marathon on behalf of the school’s Desire to Inspire Foundation. He...

Independent Thoughts: Essay contest seeks to raise awareness of local veterans

Essay contest seeks to raise awareness of local veterans Hopkinton has a proud military history, and some individuals in town want to make sure it’s not forgotten. Spurred by an idea from longtime veterans advocate Hank...

News Briefs: Hopkinton K9 Titan lauded for rescuing woman

Scouts honored Hopkinton K9 Titan lauded for rescuing woman The Hopkinton Police Department’s K9, Titan, was commended at the Jan. 7 Select Board meeting for his work rescuing a woman in Milford. Hopkinton Police Chief Edward Lee...

Turning Life On promotes healthy technology practices for families

  According to one of the latest reports from Common Sense Media, kids younger than 8 years old are spending an average of more than two hours each day glued to screens, and roughly 30...

News Briefs: Military History Essay Contest

Military history essay contest The Association of the United States Army is joining with local sponsors Phipps Insurance Agency and UniBank to hold a Military History Essay Contest for high school students who are residents...

Town supports Legacy Farms street acceptance

Residents of Legacy Farms North will not have a remedy for their school bus issue this school year, but thanks to support from the voters who stayed for Article 6 at Special Town Meeting...

Bittersweet nearly ready to open its doors

It’s been a long road for Bittersweet Co. owner C.J. Dunne to finally be able to open his new Main Street location. The café hit some bumps over the last nine months or so,...