Catch Up Quickly

Sgt. Tim Brennan Coverage

Continuing coverage of the Sgt. Tim Brennan matter, the Select Board's decisions and Chief of Police Joseph Bennett's actions.

Trial of Former Deputy Chief Jay Porter

Continuing coverage of the trial of former Hopkinton Deputy Chief of Police John "Jay" Porter, who stands accused of felony rape of a child stemming from his time as the School Resource Officer at Hopkinton High School.

Elmwood School Project

Continuing coverage of the Elmwood Elementary School rebuild.

Town Hall, Select Board and Financial Matters

Continuing coverage of the the Select Board, issues at Town Hall, and the Town of Hopkinton's financial outlook.

Eversource LNG Plant Safety

Continuing coverage of the safety issues surrounding the Eversource Liquified Natural Gas plant on Wilson Street in Hopkinton.

PFAS in Town Water

Continuing coverage of the PFAS in Hopkinton's public water system.

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Sergeant Timothy Brennan was fired from the Hopkinton Police Department in a 4-1 decision by the Hopkinton Select Board after a contentious three-hour meeting. Chair Muriel Kramer voted against termination. Brennan vows to contest the decision through arbitration, supported by locals who displayed emotional solidarity.

Rally for Brennan on Decision Day

Approximately 85 individuals rallied at Town Hall to express solidarity with Sergeant Tim Brennan of the Hopkinton Police, who was facing a hearing. Welcomed as a hero, Brennan encountered chants of gratitude from the supportive crowd but modestly continued on to his hearing.

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Carol Hurley passes at 78

Barbara Brennan passes at 85

Dems Decide not to Caucus