Town Meeting results

Following are results for each article presented at 2019 Town Meeting, held May 6-8 at the Hopkinton Middle School auditorium. For more details on each article, visit the Town of Hopkinton website (hopkintonma.gov).   Article 1:...
Town Meeting

Operating budget passes as underride vote nears

A total of 24 articles were voted on the first night of Hopkinton’s 2019 Annual Town Meeting on May 6 at the Hopkinton Middle School auditorium, some with little or no discussion, and others...

Outdoor water use restriction starts May 1

As mandated by the town’s water management permit issued by the state to limit nonessential outdoor use, protect stream flow and aquatic life, and ensure sustainable drinking water, the town is required to implement...

Local runners express satisfaction with finishing Boston Marathon

Selectman Brian Herr completed his 30th and final Boston Marathon, with his wife and children joining him for the last few miles — “A nice surprise,” Herr said. Herr, who defied doctors and battled his...

Devlin’s first Boston Marathon fulfills dream

Jenn Devlin always knew she wanted to find a way to honor Boston Children’s Hospital for the care shown to her family when her daughter and son, born a year apart, both needed medical...

Cemetery records now available on town website

Genealogists, history lovers and sleuths of all kinds will be pleased to know that a treasure trove of information has just been made available from the Town of Hopkinton. Over 200 years of the...

HPTA carnival license approved with amended hours

Seeking approval of three licenses required to bring the Hopkinton Parent Teacher Association (HPTA) carnival event back to town in June, HPTA president Erin Graziano appeared before selectmen at their April 23 meeting. According...

Letter to the Editor: Citizens explain zoning petitions

To the Editor: We are writing in response to Mr. Kleinkauf’s article from the April 3rd edition, titled: “Planning Board will not sponsor plans to restrict growth.” Two citizens’ petitions to slow residential growth in Hopkinton were proposed as citizens’ petitions...

Letter to the Editor: Neighbors oppose Claflin house demolition

To the Editor: We are writing to express our opposition to the proposed plan by a local builder to demolish the antique home at 76 Main Street, built in 1794. We purchased our home at 78...

Key issues on tap for Town Meeting

On May 6 at 7 p.m. at the Hopkinton Middle School auditorium, residents will have the chance to attend another Annual Town Meeting, which has been described by Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts...