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CONCERTS ON THE COMMON

 

Join the Parks and Recreation Department for Concerts on the Common this Summer! Bring the family for music, food and fun. A food truck will be at the common selling summer fare such as hot dogs and hamburgers. This is a free event.

Sunday Concerts will be 5:00pm - 7pm

July 10th Roy Scott Big Band
July 17th HMA Summer Concert band
July 24th Evan Goodrow Band
July 31th Steve Spector and Hot Acoustics
August 7th Times Square
August 14th The Infractions

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Board of Health Member Opening

 

 

On June 28, 2016, the Hopkinton Board of Health notified the Board of Selectmen of a vacancy on the Board of Health due to a resignation and are currently seeking candidates for this position.


Pursuant to Town Charter provision 3­1(e), a joint meeting, consisting of the remaining members of the Hopkinton Board of Health and the members of the Board of Selectmen, will (tentatively) convene on August 9th at a regularly scheduled Board of Selectmen meeting to appoint an individual to temporarily fill this one seat until the next Annual Town Election in May of 2017.


The Hopkinton Board of Health is an elected three­member body. The Board of Health is responsible for a wide range of health and environmental concerns, including the promotion of public health, control of dangerous disease and protection of the environment. In addition to permitting and inspectional services, associated with the enforcement of local and state sanitary and environmental regulations, the Board of Health also provides communicable disease investigation and prevention programs, food establishment inspection services, pool and camp permitting, trash and septage hauler permitting, complaint investigations, housing inspections, tobacco sales permitting and enforcement, wastewater and water supply plan review and permitting, and emergency planning.


Please note, the Board of Health typically meets on Monday evenings.


Interested parties should apply by the close of business, 4:30 PM, on Wednesday, July 16, 2016.​To apply, visit the Town’s website and apply through the online volunteer form here: http://www.hopkintonma.gov/home/about/hug


Residents may also apply by submitting a letter of interest to: Maria Glynn, Executive Assistant, Town Manager’s Office, 18 Main Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748.


Interested parties may contact Ed Wirtanen, Public Health Administrator, at 508­497­9725, with any questions regarding expectations or details about the position or the Board of Health.

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Massachusetts State Police Arrest Uber Driver for Indecent Assault and Battery

 

NORWOOD - July 5, 2016 - Shortly after 5 a.m. Saturday, July 2, State Police Communications received a 911 call from a person who said a family member – a 25-year-old woman – was reporting to her family and a friend that she was a passenger in an Uber vehicle and was being sexually assaulted and accosted by the driver while traveling from Methuen to Norwood. State Police immediately put out a BOLO (Be On the LookOut) alert for the driver’s vehicle, a brown 2007 Toyota Camry. State Police determined the victim’s destination in Norwood and rushed to that house, but missed the suspect, who had just dropped off the victim, by just a few minutes.

 

A subsequent investigation by troopers determined the following sequence of events: The victim told troopers that she had called the ride service from a friend’s house in Methuen shortly before 5 a.m. and requested that she be driven to another friend’s house in Norwood. The victim stated that when she was picked up, having never used an Uber vehicle before, she asked the driver where she should sit; he told her to sit in the front seat. The route the vehicle took was along Routes 93 and 95. Several minutes into the ride, the driver allegedly began asking the victim personal questions about relationships, and then repeatedly asked her to kiss him, which she continually refused to do. At one point during the ride the driver asked the victim to “friend request” him on the social media application SnapChat, and handed her his phone to do so.  

 

The  victim stated that after his unsuccessful requests to kiss her, the driver allegedly began touching her inappropriately and making obscene and sexually-themed statements, and at one point grabbed her arm and pulled it toward her body. Throughout the assault the victim turned her body away from the driver in an attempt to impede his ability to touch her. According to the victim, the assaultive and accosting behavior ceased several minutes before the driver dropped her off at her destination in Norwood; the driver immediately drove away. Moments later, troopers from the State Police Barracks in Foxboro arrived at that house, checked on the victim’s condition, and transported her to the Norwood Police Department.

 

Troopers from the Foxboro Barracks and State Police Troop H detectives interviewed the victim at the Norwood station. In addition to her description of the driver and his behavior, the victim was also able to provide information about him from the Uber confirmation she received when she booked the ride and from social media accounts belonging to the driver, which she had been able to see when he handed her his phone. The victim told troopers she was in fear for her safety throughout the prolonged incident.

 

Troopers identified the driver as JUNIOR CLARKE, 31, of Lawrence. Troopers responded to his residence Saturday but did not locate him there. Later on Saturday, troopers made contact with CLARKE, who agreed to meet them at the Andover Barracks. After advising CLARKE of his Miranda rights, and receiving his acknowledgement that he understood those rights, Trooper Michael Guerriero interviewed him. At the conclusion of the interview, Trooper Guerriero placed CLARKE under arrest for the following offenses: 1.) Indecent Assault and Battery on a Person 14 or Over; 2.) Assault and Battery; and 3.) Accosting/Annoying a Person of the Opposite Sex.

 

CLARKE was booked at the Andover Barracks; a bail clerk set a $40 bail fee, which CLARKE posted. Troopers determined, based on the locations of the alleged crimes during the ride, that the offenses occurred in Middlesex County. CLARKE is expected to be arraigned in Woburn District Court. At this point, we have been advised that that arraignment will be held on Thursday. Contributed.

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Real Estate Transactions for Hopkinton and Surrounding Towns

Compiled for HopNews.com © 2016 All Rights Reserved
New Transactions from June 28, 2016 - July 5, 2016
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Address
Buyer
Price
Date
Seller
Hopkinton
14 Blueberry Lane Scott V. Lombardi, Caitlin S. Lombardi $800,000 July 5, 2016 Kenneth H. Mokler, Carol C. Mokler
1 Wedgewood Drive Stephen F. Quinn Jr., Melissa R. Quinn $835,450 July 5, 2016 Robert L. Naugler, Michele L. Tokar-Naugler
East Main Street Town of Hopkinton $42,000 July 1, 2016 New England Annual Conference of the
United Methodist Church
24 Duffield Road Lee J. Cassidy $420,000 July 1, 2016 Christian Ollenborger, Wendy P. Ollenborger
25 Apple Tree Hill Road Kin C. Wong $218,000 July 1, 2016 Diane M. Tamagno, Diane M. Elhilow
55 Hayden Rowe Street Roger Blanchette $460,000 July 1, 2016 Manon Gagne
14 Spring Street Heather McCarthy $660,000 July 1, 2016 Max Geesey, Isabel Geesey, Hopkinton Nominee Trust
20 Trevor Lane unit 10 Seth A. Gold, Noelle A. Gold $477,000 July 1, 2016 Melissa R. Quinn, Stephen F. Quinn Jr.
16 Wood Street Peter McSweeney, Paula McSweeney $310,000 June 30, 2016 Thomas Arthur, Estate of Flora Busconi
7 Morningside Lane unit 221 Peter P. Manni, Monica L. Manni $541,225 June 30, 2016 Pulte Homes of New England LLC
2 Wescott Drive Nila H. Gray, John E. Gray $989,000 June 30, 2016 Richard Brousseau, Jouce Brousseau
24 Teresa Road Pietro Panza, Audrey M. Panza $453,000 June 30, 2016 Michael T. Girard, Fionnuala O. Girard
16 Morningside Lane unit 220 Diane Landry $527,885 June 30, 2016 Pulte Homes of New England LLC
96 Saddle Hill Road Frederick J. Conroy $30,000 June 30, 2016 Marie Andersen-Whitehurst, Estate of Elise S. Andersen, Karen Hurst, Johan M. Andersen III
14 Hill Street Thomas J. Heling $540,000 June 30, 2016 Kevin Clancy, Jessica Clancy
5 Daniel Road David J. Callaghan, Amanda Callaghan $595,000 June 30, 2016 John C. Payne, Nancy R. Payne
34 Clinton Street Sunil Pentapati, Jahnavie Pentapati $702,475 June 30, 2016 Pulte Homes of New England LLC
2 Lyn Path Adam Spector, Michelle Burtchell-Spector $750,000 June 29, 2016 Nila H. Gray, John E. Gray
282 Wood Street Kerri Sheingold, Andrew Sheingold $375,000 June 28, 2016 Adam C. Wilson, Brianna Wilson
3 Baker Lane Benraymond G. Stewart, Kate B. Stewart $580,000 June 28, 2016 Sadasiva K. Prathab, Bhuvaneswari S. Prathab
Ashland
151 America Boulevard Vinaya Kumar Kolar Anantapamanaban S.,
Swapna Dasari
$375,000 July 1, 2016 Sarath B. Bethapudi, Kranthi Bethapudi
124 Captain Eames Circle unit 5C Hitesh Aurora, Nitika Aurora $320,000 July 1, 2016 Justin Jordan, Mariama Jordan
18 Laurelton Drive Kathryn V. Seyfarth, Michael D. Pettengill $308,000 July 1, 2016 Susan E. Turpin, Estate of Eileen A. Piso
22 Arrowhead Circle unit 101D Suneesh Sasikumar, Shruti Karulkar $359,900 July 1, 2016 Timothy G. Conley
22 Shadow Creek Lane Wayne D. Sullivan, Carol A. Sullivan $399,000 June 30, 2016 Ashland Development LLC
447 America Boulevard unit D Eleizer Baron, Alegra Baron $420,000 June 30, 2016 Louisiana Purchase Realty LLC
2 Taggart Court Dmitriy Svirskiy, Julia V. Donina $640,000 June 30, 2016 Gregory Sullivan Jr., Arryn M. Sullivan
153 America Boulevard unit B Shruthi Sankepelly, Anvesh Goli $375,900 June 29, 2016 Scott N. White, Meaurie R. White
194 Winter Street Nathalie Garfinkle $429,000 June 29, 2016 Daniel P. MacDonald, Melisa R. MacDonald
Southborough
23 Pine Hill Road Ning Lei, Jingmei Yang $680,000 July 1, 2016 Stephen R. Winter, Lorraine C. Bennett
9 MacNeil Drive Bartolini Builders Inc. $110,000 June 30, 2016 John A. Bartolini, Marguerite F. Bartolini,
John A. Bartolini Sr.
10 Maple Street Peter W. Collins, Jennifer L. Scavone $419,000 June 30, 2016 Michael B. Bartolini, Erin Z. Bartolini
9 Oregon Road Jesse Corwin, Jennifer Corwin $380,000 June 30, 2016 Angel L. Charles, Michael Pagliuca
Upton
1 Henry's Path Nancy J. Keenan $390,000 July 5, 2016 Adam Odwyer
40 South Street Peter H. Richard, Cynthia L. Richard $435,000 June 30, 2016 Richard D. Phelan, Elaine M. Phelan, Phelan Living Trust
18 Dogwood Drive Kuldeep Singh, Anine S. Degrood $536,314 June 29, 2016 Crosswinds Properties LLC

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Christine Anne Warren, 30

 

Christine Anne Warren, 30, of Falmouth formerly of Hopkinton passed away Thursday, June 30, after a long struggle with addiction. She is the beloved daughter of Rory and Eileen (Sibson) Warren and mother of Cameron Rory Bosworth.

 

Christine graduated from Hopkinton High School Class of 2003 and had attended UMass Boston with the goal of becoming a nurse. She was a friend to many and will be deeply missed by her large extended family and circle of friends.

 

In addition to her parents and son, she is survived by one sister, Emily Jane Warren of Hopkinton, and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

 

A funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 6, at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of the Matarese Funeral Home, 325 Main St. in Ashland. Calling hours will be held Wednesday from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gosnold on Cape Cod, The Emerson House, 200 Ter Heun Drive, Falmouth, MA 02540. www.mataresefuneral.com

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Lieutenant Columbo Visits Hopkinton Horribles Parade
"Funny, sometimes hilarious."

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July 4, 2016 in Hopkinton
Click this link for full coverage by Jonathan Goldberg of
Horribles Parade and Boat Parade
NEW LADDER TRUCK MAKES ITS DEBUT
The photo below was taken at the Horribles Parade of the recently acquired Hopkinton Fire Department's ladder truck. Soon, it will be getting a full going over with all of the Hopkinton-identifiable markings. Say thank you to Chief Slaman next time you see him.

 
Click this link for full coverage of both parades.
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OSV


July 3, 2016 - John Collins observed some workers at Old Sturbridge Village cutting hay with scythes and loading a wagon using pitchforks as in days of yore.
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July 3, 2016 - The heron on the left repeated the behavior above several times as if to teach a younger heron how to fly. Below is a wider shot to give a reference to the photo above. The majority, but not all, of the nests at this location are shown below. Here is photo of the GPS coordinates, street location in Oxford and Google map. For those making the trip, please park only on the gravel at the pink mark, because vehicles fly down that road. The birds are brightest in the morning. Bring a long lens if you plan to take pics. Oh, one more thing. Would my competition please find their own things to shoot (It is getting really ridiculous).

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Allston Man Arrested for Selling and Possessing Fire Works

WILMINGTON July 3, 2016 - This morning at approximately 2 a.m., Trooper David Bouchard observed a gray 2016 Chrysler Town and Country minivan traveling on Route 93 South, north of Exit 40 in Wilmington, commit motor vehicle violations. Tpr Bouchard subsequently stopped the vehicle.

The operator and sole occupant was identified as RYAN TEJA, 36 of Allston. As a result of an investigation and search of the minivan,12 cases of fireworks including commercial grade firework (5” shell, Red Chrys”) and $7,510 in US currency was located. TEJA was placed under arrest and transported to the Andover State Police barracks where he was charged with the following offenses: unlawful possession of fireworks, improperly storing fireworks, unlawful selling of fireworks and a marked lanes violation. TEJA was released on personal recognizance pending his arraignment in Woburn District Court on Tuesday.

Troopers Robert McCarthy and Daniel Purtell as well as Sgt Robert Bachelder of the State Police Hazardous Devices Unit assisted in the investigation.

It is illegal for private citizens to use, possess, or sell fireworks in Massachusetts, or to purchase them legally elsewhere and then transport then into the state. MGL Ch. 148 sec 39 prohibits any article designed to produce a visible or audible effect.

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State Police Investigate Pedestrian Fatal Route 495 in Franklin

 

This morning at about 12:22 am, a male pedestrian was struck on Route 495 South, north of Exit 17 in Franklin. Preliminary investigation indicates the pedestrian was in the middle travel lane when he was struck by a 2011Honda traveling in the middle lane.

 

The pedestrian, identified as Anthony Santucci, 41 from Franklin was determined deceased at the scene. The operator of the motor vehicle, a 32–year-old female from Cumberland, RI, stayed at the scene.

 

This crash remains under investigation by Troop H of the Massachusetts State Police with assistance from the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section and the State Police Crime Scene Services Section. No charges have been filed at this time; the ongoing investigation will determine if charges are warranted. State Police were also assisted on scene by Franklin Fire and EMS and MassDOT.

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Sally to Attend Horribles Parade


July 3, 2016 - Sally Drawe, a.k.a. Nancy Drawe's constant companion, has her own facebook page, where she posted that she will be watching the Horribles Parade on Monday, July 4,2016. Please say hello to her if you see her.

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Jazz at Sunset

July 2, 2016 - Patrons of musical arts were treated to the smooth sounds of Jazz Q Group at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts this evening, part of the Sunset Jazz Series for the Summer.

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Patience

 

July 2, 2016 — This mourning dove shows a lot of patience allowing the photographer to get close enough of a close up, while it contemplated its next move, last week at Weston Nurseries' water feature.

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Why did the Heron Take to Flight?
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July 2, 2016 — The heron took to flight because it saw a grown man, a photographer, on shore flapping his arms as if they were wings. And so just in case, the heron flew a few feet to test his theory that no people can fly, at Bloods Pond on South Mill Street today.

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A Hearty Breed

July 2, 2016 - These beautiful orange lilies are abundant at lakes and streams and waterfront yards all over Hopkinton. Above, they are at the site of the former mill on North Mill Street.

    

Clara E. Kimball, 93

 

Clara E. Kimball, 93, of Houlton, Maine and formerly of Hopkinton, MA, passed away June 28, 2016. Born in Stoneham, she was the daughter of the late Bessie (Risdon) and Herbert Corliss. She was the wife of the late Norman C. Kimball, to whom she had married on June 6, 1944.

Clara worked as a Secretary at Center School in Hopkinton for many years, and then worked at Bradlees Store in Westboro during her retirement.

She is survived by her children, Jacqueline Kimball Farrar Leighton of Palmetto, FL, Dennis Kimball of Whitinsville, MA, Mark Kimball of Loveland, CO, and Kevin Kimball of Houlton, ME. She also leaves behind 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She is predeceased by her brothers, Norman and Herbert Corliss.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 6th from 10:00-11:30a.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton, 57 Hayden Rowe St. A funeral home service will follow visitation at 11:30a.m. Burial will follow the service at Evergreen Cemetery in Hopkinton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, cancer.org or 30 Speen St, Framingham, MA 01701.

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Okay, Who's Been Eating the Moss?

July 1, 2016 - The Canada goose closest to the camera at Legacy Farms still has a bit of moss on its bill, evidence of a hearty feast as well as the identity of the guilty party.

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Half Baked Pizza

July 1, 2016 - True to its name, Half Baked frozen pizza is actually partially cooked to cut down on the cooking time you need in the oven. The tasty treat is thin crust with mozzarella and Romano cheese, toppings and Italian spices, available in several varieties in the freezer section of Water Fresh Farm Marketplace. On this Friday, a representative of the company offered slices to Water Fresh shoppers, who, nearly to a person, accepted a second slice, too. The Water Fresh Farm staff is busy growing fresh Hopkinton hops to complement the harvest of beer in late August from the brewery that is growing in part of the floor space.

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      Positively Hopkinton  
Remembering Cookie

July 1, 2016 - The late Richard "Cookie" Kumlin is remembered on this plaque that designates that forever, this part of the world shall be known as "Cookie's Corner." Mr. Kumlin, a Hopkinton native, was a WWII veteran who served in the 87th Infantry Division. Working for the Hopkinton Highway Department, he was known to never leave town, and to be the person who beautified not only the Doughboy Monument, behind which this memorial is dedicated, but everywhere else in Hopkinton that he could.

Great Food, Great Times, Great Friends, Great Flowers


July 2, 2016 - The flowers are a sign of the start of Summer, but the pizza is year-round, as are the other scrumptious menu items like the hearty sandwiches such as the haddock Reuben. Ever had Irish eggs? You can get them at Cornell's Irish Pub any time of day.

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Incident Log Updated July 1, 2016

 

Summary

The Hopkinton Police were involved in the following incidents, which are not included in the detail report below.

5 Times the Police assisted the Fire Department, another department, town, or outside Police agency.

18 Motor Vehicle/Person/Home/Building Checks.

1 Time the Police assisted with an Animal Call.

 

 

Arrest Log Updated

Incident Log

Thursday, June 30, 2016

9:19 pm A resident of Walker Street reported that a male carrying a flashlight knocked on her door. Two officers advised the individual of the town by-laws and sent him on his way.

8:05 pm An Oliver Lane resident requested an officer's assistance with approaching another male to collect money from damage to his property due to a motor vehicle accident. He believed the individual would become violent. Officer John Corridan advised the resident that it was a civil issue and recommended going through the court.

7:05 pm Officer Matthew Santoro stopped a motor vehicle on South Street and subsequently arrested a 26 year-old female from Marlborough for a Warrant.

12:52 pm A caller on Stewart Street reported that his wife and mother-in-law were being harassed by a taxi driver who was unable to process a credit card payment. While an officer was in route the caller advised that his wife paid with cash.

1:58 am Two officers performed a crime prevention action on Main Street.


Wednesday, June 29, 2016

9:26 pm A caller reported seeing a suspicious white vehicle sitting on the side of Granite Street. Officer Philip Powers responded but the vehicle was gone upon his arrival.

9:11 pm Multiple callers reported someone setting off fireworks in the area of South Mill Street. Sgt. Matthew McNeil checked the area with a negative find.

8:32 pm An Ash Street resident reported hearing gunshots. Two officers checked the area but did not hear anything suspicious.

7:22 pm A caller from Spring Lane reported that a lawn mowing company was working past the town's by-law allowed time. Officer Matthew Santoro advised that they were gone upon his arrival.

7:09 pm A caller reported driving by a parked vehicle on Exchange Street and overhearing the operator talk about meeting up with someone to buy Percocet. Officer Matthew Santoro checked the area and advised that there was just one unoccupied vehicle there.

6:28 pm A caller wished to speak with someone regarding the timing of the traffic light and placement of the safety barrels at the intersection of West Main Street and Lumber Street. They were referred to the Highway Department.

1:02 pm A walk-in spoke with Officer Arthur Schofield regarding a fraudulent incident.

11:22 am Two officers spoke with a resident of Davis Road regarding a trespassing violation.

8:14 am A caller from Barbara Road reported that a truck has been parking in front of his business overnight on multiple occasions and is becoming a road hazard because they can't see when exiting the driveway. Officer Thomas Griffin located the truck and advised that it was not obstructing the view.

1:22 am A resident of Canterbury Lane reported their doorbell ringing but no one was there. Sgt. Matthew McNeil checked the area but did not find anyone suspicious.

12:23 am A 911 caller from Bridle Path reported two suspicious males looking around their property. Two officers checked the area but did not find anyone. The Mendon Police K-9 unit responded to search the area with a negative find. The search was then relocated to a nearby neighborhood.

12:21 pm A Ridge Road resident reported that a “ding, dong, ditch” occurred two times within a half hour span. Sgt. Matthew McNeil checked the area with a negative find.

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 ROADWORK NOTICE

 In preparation for street resurfacing, a contractor working for the Town of Hopkinton will be installing asphalt shim work on Wednesday July 6th and Thursday July 7th from 7am-4pm on the following streets.

South Mill St – Ash St to Holliston line (Wednesday & Thursday)
Saddle Hill Rd – Edgehill Rd to Fruit St (Thursday)

Roads will be closed to through traffic. Please seek alternate routes.

Thank you,

Mike Mansir
Hopkinton Highway Manager

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Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Unquity Road in Milton

 

July 1, 2016 - Last night at about 8:35 p.m., a motorcycle crash on Unquity Road in Milton resulted in the death of the operator, Carlos Andres Perez, 22 from East Taunton.

 

Preliminary investigation by Trooper Michael Lane indicates that a 22-year-old man was traveling on Unquity Road, in the area of Harland Street, when, for reasons still under investigation, he crashed the Yamaha YZF he was driving. The operator was determined to be deceased at the scene.

 

The cause of the crash remains under investigation by Troop H of the Massachusetts State Police with assistance from the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, the State Police Crime Scene Services Section, and Troop H detectives. State Police were assisted on scene by Milton Police and EMS.

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MONDAY, JULY 4
Noon - Horribles Parade Downtown at Noon
2:00 pm - Boat Parade - View from Sandy Beach
LAKE MASEPNOCK 10th ANNUAL
4th OF JULY BOAT PARADE

MONDAY, JULY 4th SANDY BEACH - 2:00 PM
We will start the lineup at 1:45 pm ALL Boats Are Welcome Motor Boats, Kayaks, Canoes, etc. Dress yourselves, your kids and your boats in fitting regalia! Rain Date: Sunday, July 3rd Sponsored by Lake Maspenock Preservation Association (www.lmpa.org) Please renew your LMPA membership!! Your Lake needs Your Support!!! Email news, updates and photos to us at lmpa.org@verizon.net
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Thanks for the Motorcycle

From left, Hopkinton Police Sgt. Scott van Raalten, New England Laborer's Training Center Executive James Merloni, and Hopkinton Chief of Police Edward Lee.

June 30, 2016 —  The Hopkinton Police Department was more than a little pleased when Jim Merloni of New England Laborers Training Center pitched in for his organization to take over the lease for a new motorcycle cruiser to replace the 2009 year-model.  Laborer's, as it is known, has participated in past donations to the town, such as the metal benches for the VIP section of the marathon spectators' gallery, some as part of their PILOT program with the town. Educational and other non-profits benefit by being exempt from paying property taxes on their assets. Many are good neighbors and instead enter into PILOT (Payment In Lieu Of Taxes) agreements with municipalities where they reside. Below, Sgt. van Raalten pulls up on the motorcycle.

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Pricing Breakthrough at Hopkinton Drug
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Arrest Log

Friday, June 24, 2016

8:28 pm Officer John Moran arrested Marc K. Patch, 47, of Division Street, East Greenwich, RI, on Woodview Way

for a Warrant and also charged him with OUI Liquor, Operating a Motor Vehicle With Licenses Suspended and Number Plate Violation.

 

 

 

   Summary

The Hopkinton Police were involved in the following incidents, which are not included in the detail report below.

30 Times the Police assisted the Fire Department, another department, town, or outside Police agency.

49 Motor Vehicle/Person/Home/Building Checks.

4 Motor Vehicle Accidents without personal injury.

4 Disabled Motor Vehicles.

6 Time the Police assisted with an Animal Call.

0 Time the Police participated in Community Relations or passenger safety.

Arrest Log Updated

 

 

Incident Log

Monday, June 27, 2016

10:02 pm A walk-in spoke with Officer Brian Sanchioni regarding a neighbor dispute.

4:52 pm Officer Peter Booth responded to Downey Street to speak with a victim of a larceny.

4:40 pm A caller reported losing her phone at Sandy Beach.

1:24 pm A walk-in spoke with Officer Stephen Buckley regarding a stolen checkbook.

7:43 am A caller on Woodview Way reported that a vehicle was parked in her handicap spot. Officer Jacob Campbell responded and spoke with the operator who was unaware of the sign.

 

Sunday, June 26, 2016

11:43 pm Two officers spoke with an operator on Davis Road regarding vandalism to the individual's vehicle.

9:15 pm A resident of Washington Lane reported that someone had taken jewelry from her home. Officer Brian Sanchioni responded to write a report.

9:05 pm A 911 caller reported that a motor vehicle operator was driving erratically on Wild Road and then pulled into a driveway.

3:43 pm A walk-in reported larceny from a Go-Fund-Me account.

2:58 pm A caller on Main Street reported that three young males, in a blue van, were cutting pills then smoking them. Three officers responded to investigate.

9:26 am A pedestrian reported finding an iPhone on Hayden Rowe Street.

 

Saturday, June 25, 2016

6:02 pm A resident of Roosevelt Road reported that two men were walking around the neighborhood, weaving in and out of people's yards. Three officers spoke with them and advised that their kayak got stuck in the marsh and they were going to a friends house to call their mother.

5:42 pm A caller from Carriage Hill Road reported that a the operator of a suspicious vehicle went into the swamp, grabbed a garbage bag then drove away. Two officers checked the area with a negative find.

5:24 pm A 911 caller on Lakeshore Drive reported that jet skies were driving too closely to the swimming area as well as speeding around the lake. Officer Brian Sanchioni responded but was unable to locate them.

4:22 pm A 911 caller from Lakeshore Drive reported that a woman was on the beach who was believed to have a no trespass order. Three officers responded and spoke with her.

2:55 pm Officer Stephen Buckley spoke with an individual regarding identity theft.

11:44 am Officer Stephen Buckley issued multiple parking violations at EMC Park.

11:36 am A caller reported two vehicles parked in a field behind a Hayden Rowe Street business for three weeks now. Officer Stephen Buckley advised that they come back revoked for insurance and the owner of the property would need to fill paperwork to have them towed.

10:31 am An individual reported finding a set of keys on Grove Street.

 

Friday, June 24, 2016

10:42 pm Three officers spoke with a resident of Smith Road regarding loud noise.

8:10 pm Two officers responded to Wedgewood Drive for a crime prevention action.

7:36 pm A caller reported observing a suspicious male walk around the property, ask if they were working late, then appeared to look inside windows of the building. Two officers responded to speak with him.

7:16 pm A motorist reported that an unmarked cruiser pulled up behind him on Cedar Street, turned the lights on then drove past him.

4:51 pm A caller reported that a motorist was possibly texting while driving on West Main Street. Officer Brian Sanchioni checked the area with a negative find.

1:15 pm A caller reported an erratic operator on Pond Street. Officer Stephen Buckley checked the area with a negative find.

1:13 pm A 911 caller reported a motor vehicle accident with personal injury on West Main Street. Two officers responded to assist the Fire Department.

9:53 am A Lumber Street resident reported that his vehicle was egged overnight. Officer Arthur Schofield responded to write a report.

9:45 am A walk-in reported losing a license plate from a commercial vehicle.

8:17 am A walk-in reported that her car was suppose to be repossessed but it was now gone without any notification from the bank or towing company. She believed it was stolen. The vehicle was repossessed.

8:02 am A West Main Street resident reported that someone had egged her vehicle overnight.

2:04 am Officer John Moran stopped a motor vehicle on Woodview Way and subsequently arrested a 47 year-old male from East Greenwich, RI for a Warrant and also charged him with OUI Liquor, Operating a Motor Vehicle With Licenses Suspended and Number Plate Violation.

 

Thursday, June 23, 2016

8:15 pm Officer Stephen Buckley responded to Washington Lane for a crime prevention action.

8:10 pm Officer Arthur Schofield responded to Rocky Woods Road for a crime prevention action.

7:58 pm A Woody Island Road resident reported that his neighbor has been yelling and threatening to hurt him. Two officers responded to write a report.

5:16 pm A caller reported seeing what looked like the occupants of a motor vehicle drinking while heading towards Milford on Hayden Rowe Street. Sgt. Timothy Brennan notified the Milford Police Department.

4:58 pm A caller reported seeing unregistered solicitors on Ash Street. Officer Matthew Santoro responded and spoke with them.

3:44 pm A walk-in from Briarcliff Drive reported that his vehicle was egged.

3:41 pm A Kimball Road resident reported that her house was egged.

3:18 pm A 911 caller reported an erratic operator on Wood Street. Sgt. Scott vanRaalten checked the area with a negative find.

12:12 pm A caller reported that a black backpack was left on the sidewalk on Main Street. Officer Peter Booth responded to retrieve it.

9:29 am A resident of Nicholas Road reported that their vehicles had been egged.

1:33 am A 911 caller reported a group of teens on West Main Street. Two officers responded and transported them back to their residence.

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Two Arraigned After Firearms and Explosives Discovered in Motor Vehicle

MARLBOROUGH – June 28, 2016 - Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that Andrew Josefek, 40, of Framingham, and Kelly Walker, 34, of Framingham, were arraigned today in Marlborough District Court in connection an alleged attempted robbery and the discovery of explosives and firearms allegedly found inside a motor vehicle belonging to Josefek.

On June 28, at approximately 3:30 a.m. Marlborough Police were dispatched to the Boston Post Road home in Marlborough in response to a report of a man dressed in all black and armed with a firearm. Upon arrival authorities learned that the defendant had allegedly come to the victim’s home and demanded money from the victim and then proceeded to strike the victim in the face with a cell phone.

Marlborough Police conducted a search of the defendant’s motor vehicle where Walker was waiting inside. Authorities allegedly found seven explosive devices, as well as firearms. The Massachusetts State Police were called and they determined four of the explosive devices were “live.”

Josefek was charged with possession of explosives, armed assault with intent to rob, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, carrying a dangerous weapon, carrying a loaded firearm without a license (3 counts),possession of a large capacity feeding device (2 counts), possession of a firearm without a license (3 counts), conspiracy to violate the drug laws and conspiracy.

Judge Michael Fabbri ordered Josefek held pending a 58A dangerousness hearing scheduled for Thursday, June 30.

Walker was charged with possession of explosives, armed assault with intent to rob, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, possession of a firearm without a license, conspiracy to violate the drug laws and conspiracy. Judge Michael Fabbri ordered Walker held pending a 58A dangerousness hearing scheduled for Thursday, June 30.

At approximately 2:30 p.m. this afternoon the bomb squad, Marlborough Police and Framingham Police executed a search warrant of Josefek’s home which allegedly yielded additional firearms and explosive devices. Those devices were rendered safe by the State Police Bomb Squad.

Ubiquitous Accidents

June 28, 2016 — Accidents seemed like they were everywhere, and all at once today, like the one above. The Jeep and a commercial vehicle not pictured, collided, ripping of a side mirror, some fine custom tool and accessory doors on the commercial vehicle. There was one arrest at one of the scenes of an individual charged with driving under the influence of drugs. See the commercial vehicle as well as the Jeep in the HopCam video below, moments after the collision. The Jeep continued on for another 550 feet or so before stopping with a flat tire. On the video, a responding motorcycle cruiser, lights and siren on, comes close to being struck by a motorist who decided not to wait in traffic, but make a U-turn instead (it appears in the distance on the video).

 

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Real Estate Transactions for Hopkinton and Surrounding Towns

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New Transactions from June 20, 2016 - June 27, 2016
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Address
Buyer
Price
Date
Seller
Hopkinton
15 John Matthew Road Charles J. Lipman, Traci Shultz $960,000 June 28, 2016 John Salvadore, Janice Salvadore
19 Spicebush Court unit 130 Todd D. Landis $639,310 June 28, 2016 Pulte Homes of New England LLC
3 Falcon Ridge Drive Jessica Clancy, Kevin Clancy $750,000 June 28, 2016 Joseph H. Baldiga, Mary P. Baldiga
19 Rockwood Lane Stephen K. Guerrera $542,634 June 27, 2016 LLD Land Development Corp.
187 Saddle Hill Road Rashmi Sahukar $440,000 June 27, 2016 Denise R. Ayotte
22 West Elm Street Thomas Wall, Catherine Wall $687,500 June 24, 2016 Michael J. Cofone, Allison S. Cofone
10 Falcon Ridge Drive Sanjeev Sinha, Mamta Bathla $681,175 June 24, 2016 Philip S. Robidoux, Barbara R. Robidoux,
Robidoux Family Living Trust
7 Sanctuary Lane unit 17 John C. Mack, Ann W. Macko $459,900 June 24, 2016 Anna M. Ferrari
47 Pinecrest Village Sarah Maillet $213,000 June 24, 2016 Marlon Pragnell, Peili Wang
11 Wildlife Drive Daniel E. Hinnenkamp, Jessica L. Hinnenkamp $675,000 June 24, 2016 Anthony G. Rizzo Jr., Sherrin S. Rizzo
22 Davenport Lane unit 8 Shawn C. Ryan, Lynne E. Ryan $650,000 June 24, 2016 Crosswinds Hopkinton LLC
14 Huckleberry Road Narendra Meruva, Babitha $760,000 June 24, 2016 Shawn C. Ryan, Lynne E. Ryan
1 Peppercorn Road Nicole T. Dickson, Matthew I. Dickson $765,000 June 24, 2016 Edward Leflore, Alison Leflore
344 Wood Street Jeanette Thomson, Elisa Marenghi $160,000 June 24, 2016 Shannon Seile, Paul R. Gedutis, Beverly J. Gedutis
14 Rockwood Lane unit 3 John A. Theroux, Michele M. Theroux $551,703 June 22, 2016 LLD Land Development Corp.
51 Greenwood Road Haricharan Challapalli, Divya Burli $975,000 June 22, 2016 William E. Cooper, Kimberly L. Cooper
6 Greystone Lane John J. Krapf $332,500 June 22, 2016 John J. Krapf, Heidi Liisa Niit
32 Greenwood Road Medich Family Trust, David C. Medich, Tara M. Medich $927,500 June 21, 2016 Kenneth J. Gasparoni
Ashland
8 Sandstone Way Anirudh Joshi, Ashwini Joshi $634,000 June 28, 2016 Clifford S. Hay, Melanie A. Hay
5 Revere Way Damian O. Plummer, Jessica L. Plummer $585,000 June 28, 2016 Amy J. Henken,
75 Meeting House Path unit D Vicky A. Viebrooks $264,900 June 27, 2016 Fannie Mae, Federal National Mortgage Assoc.
202 Algonquin Trail unit B Kaushik Krishnasamy, Annapoorna Mahalingam $345,000 June 27, 2016 Sujeet P. Phanse, Anagha Phanse
182 Captain Eames unit B Dean T. Coughtry, Ruth M. Coughtry $298,000 June 27, 2016 Jaehong Park, Michung Chun
165 Eliot Street Raymond W. Coleman, Debra J. Coleman, Coleman Family Trust $575,000 June 24, 2016 Lutz Bendlin, Susan Bendlin
18 Pilgrim Road Yossi Dagon, Maya Dagon $668,000 June 24, 2016 Aaron H. Gao, Samantha N. Gao
15 America Boulevard unit 39D Tathabbai Pakalapati $380,000 June 24, 2016 John D. Norton, Maryalice Norton
196 Algonquin Trail unit A George Souliopoulos, Kostas Souliopoulos $355,000 June 24, 2016 Susan Hughes
11 Rome Way James Cole, Sara Cole $660,000 June 24, 2016 Diane Landry
149 Cross Street David Burley, Jacqueline Loiselle $352,000 June 24, 2016 Alfred G. Giombetti
38 Queen Isabella Way unit 60B Mark G. Wilkinson $400,000 June 23, 2016 Sandra L. Cramer, Cort C. Cramer
385 America Boulevard Kirthi Kiran Yadagiri, Swetha Vadluri $396,000 June 21, 2016 Abhijit Kanade, Bakul Sakhrekar
Southborough
3 Harris Drive Stephen Fiorentino, Kristen Fiorentino $490,000 June 28, 2016 Christopher Faherty, Kathryn A. Faherty
74 Oak Hill Road Daniel Aho, Oak Hill Nominee Trust $285,000 June 28, 2016 Rose M. Campbell
12 Autumn Hill Lane Anne E. Bailey, Ryan Colkitt $918,500 June 23, 2016 Bartolini Builders Inc.
118 Fisher Road Off Island Properties LLC $250,000 June 23, 2016 Rita J. Robinson
7 Hubley Lane Verrasamy Govindarajan, Subashini Kaliaperumal $685,000 June 22, 2016 Rebecca G. D. Franks, Kenneth W. Franks III
Upton
19 Rockwood Lane unit 35 Stephen K. Guerrera $542,634 June 27, 2016 LLD Land Development Corp.
28 Dogwood Drive Michael S. Fitz, Kristin R. Fitz $568,480 June 24, 2016 Crosswinds Properties LLC
15 River Street Sean Kane, Stacey White $760,000 June 24, 2016 Ian C. Hurd, Kelly A. Hurd
163 North Street James E. Plunkett, Donna M. Plunkett $577,500 June 22, 2016 M. Linda Johnson
14 Rockwood Lane unit 3 John A. Theroux, Michele M. Theroux $551,703 June 22, 2016 LLD Land Development Corp.

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Hopkinton Country Club Charitable Gala -Save the Date

 

JUNE 28, 2016 Hopkinton, MA - The Hopkinton CC Charitable Foundation has awarded grants totaling $15,000 to two local non-profit organizations for its Spring 2016 grant distribution. Thanks to the success of the inaugural Spring Charity Golf Tournament, HCCCF is pleased to announce its support for The Natick Service Council and Daily Bread Food Pantry Homeless Teens Program in Milford.

 

Natick Service Council is an advocacy, referral, case management, and information center serving the most economically disadvantaged members of the community. They help clients meet basic needs for food, housing and access to health care, with the goal of promoting self-sufficiency. The grant support provided by HCCCF will help fund the Case Management program and all services available to families in need. Visit www.NatickServiceCouncil.org  to learn more about all services and programs available.

 

Daily Bread Food Pantry Homeless Teens Program serves approximately 60 homeless teens who attend Milford High School and Blackstone Valley Tech in Upton. These teens are the most vulnerable, with limited access and resources for basic, everyday needs. HCCCF’s grant will support the purchase of school supplies, clothing and warm weather gear for these teens. All assistance will be distributed directly by Daily Bread Food Pantry. Call Daily Bread at 508-478-4225 for more information.

 

“We are truly grateful to the support we received from so many this past May at our Charity Golf Tournament," states Dorothy Maruska, Director of Programs at HCCCF.

 

"This funding enables the Hopkinton CC Charitable Foundation to identify and support programs in our area who serve the most disadvantaged youth and families. We are honored to be able to lend a hand to these important nonprofit organizations.”

 

The additional funds raised over the spring will support the second year of a 3-year $10,000 commitment to the Mazie Mentoring Program in Framingham, $5,000 for the HCCCF Scholarship Program as well as the new Youth in Philanthropy program launching this fall.

 

The HCCCF has partnered with the Foundation for Metrowest to bring this leadership giving program to Hopkinton. This program will provide high school students the opportunity to learn all aspects of philanthropy and civic engagement. Students will distribute $10,000 in grants to local non-profits they have researched and chosen based on the learned grant making process.

 

To learn more about the Hopkinton CC Charitable Foundation and its program areas, visit www.hopkintoncccf.org  . SAVE THE DATE! The Hopkinton CC Charitable Foundation Evening Gala is scheduled for Saturday, October 15, 2016 at the Hopkinton Country Club. This year’s gala theme is Havana Nights, featuring a cultural experience of music, food and fun! Everyone is welcome. Registration will be available soon on the HCCCF website.

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Drone Operation and Video by Henry Edwards
Barn, Garage and Addition by Architect Jeanette Thomson, a HopNews Supporter


 
 

June 27, 2016 - Architect Jeanette Thomson  designed the new two car garage, as well as the new mudroom which connects the garage and the house . The barn was completely renovated from a barn that was full of horse stalls into living space, the entire exterior of the barn in new in terms of new windows, siding and a standing seam metal roof , the three dormers on the barn and all of the Windows on the side were added to gain light into the second floor of the barn which used to be used for hay storage.

 

A lot of the existing materials from the barn were used and repurposed inside of the barn, barn board was reused to create interior wainscoting on some of the walls. the metal grate work about the existing stalls was used in the staircase and many of the stalls were still in their existing space to create wall dividers . The old creamery was renovated into an art studio. The contractor was Mark Archambault Construction out of Holliston. 

 

The video is by Henry Edwards.

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Great Blue Heron

June 27, 2016 — The ponds at Legacy Farms South often offer some beautiful subjects.

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June  27, 2016 — Dottie is a 5 year-old dachshund mix that is a fairly recent arrival to Bay Path Humane Society.
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