Rich Yurewicz letter

Motorcyclist apologizes for India Day disruption: ‘My actions were wrong’

Editor's note: Below is a signed statement the Independent received Sunday afternoon from Rich Yurewicz apologizing for his actions Saturday morning, when he disrupted an India Independence Day celebration in Hopkinton. Dear members of the...
Sundar Sivaraman

Candidate questionnaire: Sundar Sivaraman

Position being sought: Planning Board Party affiliation: Democrat Occupation: Product management, CVS Health Education: Master’s in liberal arts from Harvard University Years lived in Hopkinton: 14 Governmental experience: Member of the Zoning Advisory Committee Additional volunteer/service experience: Boy Scouts volunteer General...
Patrick Atwell

Candidate questionnaire: Patrick Atwell

Position being sought: Constable Party affiliation: Democrat Occupation: Business agent/contract negotiator Education: J.D. from Massachusetts School of Law, B.S. from Northeastern University Years lived in Hopkinton: 8 Governmental experience: Planning Board Additional volunteer/service experience: Veterans Celebration Committee General statement: My name...
Meena Kaushik

Candidate questionnaire: Meena Kaushik

Position being sought: Board of Library Trustees Party affiliation: Democrat Occupation: Product director, life sciences industry Education: M.S. from Brandeis University Years lived in Hopkinton: 14 Governmental experience: Hopkinton Cultural Council, Hopkinton Sustainable Green Committee Additional volunteer/service experience: Program manager...
Mary Duggan

Candidate questionnaire: Mary Duggan

Position being sought: Commissioner of Trust Funds Party affiliation: Democrat Occupation: Retired from Verizon Communications Education: B.S. in elementary education from Boston State College Years lived in Hopkinton: 35 Governmental experience: Served out partial term on Commissioners of Trust...
Lisa Whittemore

Candidate questionnaire: Lisa Whittemore

Position being sought: Board of Health (candidate for re-election) Party affiliation: Democrat Occupation: Health care consultant Education: Master’s in social work from Smith School for Social Work, master’s in public health from Harvard T.H. Chan School of...
Kristina Balarezo

Hopkinton’s Balarezo chairs Against the Tide event

Kristina Balarezo is not letting the COVID-19 pandemic keep her from a cause near and dear to her heart. The Hopkinton resident is serving as chair of the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition’s Against the...
Liisa Jackson

Candidate questionnaire: Liisa Jackson

Position being sought: Parks & Recreation Commission Party affiliation: Democrat Occupation: Medical Reserve Corps director Education: Emergency management Years lived in Hopkinton: 20 Governmental experience: Land Use Study Committee — managed Center Trail project and petitioned Town Meeting for...
Laura Hanson

Candidate questionnaire: Laura Hanson

Position being sought: Parks & Recreation Commission (candidate for re-election) Party affiliation: Democrat Occupation: Homemaker, First Aid Medic instructor and volunteer Education: B.A. from Colgate University Years lived in Hopkinton: 21 Governmental experience: Parks & Rec Commission (two terms) Additional...