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Independent Thoughts: Scouts honored to welcome girls

Independent Thoughts: Scouts honored to welcome girls

When the Boy Scouts of America announced last year that the organization would start welcoming girls into its ranks for the first time in its 100-plus years of existence, it garnered a lot of attention. It was welcome news to Kim Brennan, a mother of two teenage Boy...

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Denial of solar plan appealed

Denial of solar plan appealed

After a four-month series of public hearings, the Planning Board on Oct. 1 voted to deny a Commercial Solar Photovoltaic Special Permit Application by TJA Clean Energy to build a facility on 34 acres off Wilson Street. On Dec. 4, the applicant filed an appeal to that...

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Dog park sited for Fruit Street

Dog park sited for Fruit Street

The town Parks and Recreation Commission, at its Dec. 10 meeting, voted 5-0 to relocate a proposed dog park from the town-owned Hughes property off Hayden Rowe Street to town land on Fruit Street. Last year’s Town Meeting voted down funding for a dog park on the...

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Independent Thoughts: A new year, a new Independent

Independent Thoughts: A new year, a new Independent

There are a lot of stories to share in this town, and I’m sure most of them are more interesting than mine. So, I’ll make this introduction quick. I’m the new editor of this newspaper, and I look forward to continuing the tradition started by former publisher and...

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Two new hires join Hopkinton’s financial team

Two new hires join Hopkinton’s financial team

After an extended search and multiple job postings, the Board of Selectmen voted Oct. 16 to confirm Town Manager Norman Khumalo’s appointment of David Nalchajian as the town’s senior accounting manager/town accountant.   “Dave comes to us as a very qualified town...

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Two new hires join Hopkinton’s financial team

Plan to expand Historic District meets skepticism

Turnout was slim, but animated, at a public forum held earlier this month by the Hopkinton Historic District Commission on the proposed expansion of the Center Historic District. The Oct. 11 meeting was the second of what will be three public forums on the proposal....

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Charleston-Pollac engagement

Charleston-Pollac engagement

Raymond and Colleen Charleston of Hopkinton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Alicia Colleen Charleston, to Victor Anthony Pollac Jr. Alicia, a research manager at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and returned Peace Corps volunteer, received...

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Wymans celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

Wymans celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

Fairview Estates residents Sona and Henry Wyman celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Aug. 29. Henry and Sona met when Henry came home from serving in the Army and went to the library in Bangor, Maine, where Sona worked. She made quite an impression on him — he...

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