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Hopkinton eyes sister city in Cyprus

Hopkinton eyes sister city in Cyprus

Selectmen at their March 5 meeting unanimously voted to send a letter to the mayor of Limassol, a city in Cyprus, to start a discussion regarding the creation of a sister city relationship between the communities. To be delivered in person by 26.2 Foundation executive...

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Despite court order, solar permit still in limbo

Despite court order, solar permit still in limbo

A contentious March 11 Planning Board hearing on a proposal to install a solar array off Wilson Street ended with no agreement among the participants on what the law requires with regard to permitting solar facilities. The hearing, which was continued to March 25, is...

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Bennett officially named deputy police chief

Bennett officially named deputy police chief

Selectmen this month unanimously voted to appoint 25-year veteran Hopkinton Police Lt. Joseph Bennett to the newly created position of deputy police chief. Police Chief Edward Lee formally recommended promoting Bennett to the new position at the town Board of...

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Hopkinton eyes sister city in Cyprus

Selectmen discuss possible underride

Discussion and review of the Fiscal Year 2020 budget continued at the March 5 Board of Selectmen’s meeting, with Town Manager Norman Khumalo bringing the board up to date with changes made since the original budget presentation to the board on Jan. 29. “In the weeks...

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Report names Hopkinton America’s Safest City

Report names Hopkinton America’s Safest City

Kellie Chatten Kenney grew up in Hopkinton and now resides here with her own family. When she heard that Hopkinton was named America’s Safest City by a home safety review company called SafeWise, she was not surprised. The town may have changed a great deal since she...

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Hopkinton eyes sister city in Cyprus

Zoning up for debate

Voters to decide on restricting town growth For more than a decade, keeping up with the increasing growth in Hopkinton population has been a major concern for town government. While the recent increase in school population has been dramatic, it is only one example....

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HEF’s Denim and Diamonds Affair March 9

HEF’s Denim and Diamonds Affair March 9

Whether you prefer denim or diamonds, you are sure to have a fun evening at the annual Hopkinton Education Foundation fundraising gala. The Denim and Diamonds Affair will be held on March 9 from 7 p.m. to midnight at the Doubletree by Hilton in Milford. Along with...

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Board of Health advocates for full-time nurse

Board of Health advocates for full-time nurse

As the town’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget process continues, the Board of Selectmen continued with operating and capital budget hearings for town departments. On the agenda at the meeting on Feb. 26, Board of Health Director Shaun McAuliffe presented his department’s...

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Voters approve Lykan TIF

Voters approve Lykan TIF

Company receives widespread support from town Voters at the Feb. 11 Special Town Meeting approved the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) agreement for Lykan Bioscience by a clear majority, clearing the way for the company to locate at 97 South St. “We’re very happy with...

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