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Water Department: Heat Wave has put “enormous strain” on Water System

Today, Hopkinton Water and Sewer Manager issued a public notice regarding the town water system and the effects of the current heat wave. “Please be advised that this current heat wave has put an enormous strain on the water system. Pumps are struggling to...

Baby Deer X-Ing

A reminder to be on the lookout for deer this time of year. Spotted on Pond Street.

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Community Band preps for Performance

The 20th annual Hopkinton Community Summer Band held its first rehearsal on Tuesday, June 18....

Tom Regan passes at 65

Thomas A. Regan, 65, husband of Judith A. Regan of Hopkinton MA, passed away...

State 911 System Restored

Hopkinton Fire Chief Gary Daugherty, Jr. informs the public that the Commonwealth's 911 system has been restored.

The Honest Eater: Unlicensed Bengali Kitchen

The Hopkinton Board of Health is tackling unlicensed food establishments in Legacy Farms, closing down operations while new ones emerge. We decided to see what all the fuss was about.

Melissa (Clark) Dickinson passes at 49

Melissa Jane (Clark) Dickinson, formerly of Hopkinton, passed away from Glioblastoma on June 10, 2024, in Bethesda, MD. Born in 1975, she was a graduate of James Madison University and worked in accounting. Melissa married Nicholas Dana Dickinson and had two daughters. She was an avid athlete, beloved friend, and dedicated mother.

Erica Richards passes at 33

Erica Ann Richards, 33, died suddenly on Saturday June 8, 2024 in Worcester.  Born in...

Live4Evan Team Has Few Spots Remaining for Road Race

Live4Evan, a Hopkinton non-profit, supports families of children with congenital heart disease by providing temporary housing near Boston Children's Hospital. Founded by Michael and Barbara Girardi after their son Evan’s passing, the organization is recruiting runners for the 2024 Falmouth Road Race. Interested participants should contact Dave Krueger.

Lake Maspenock Weed Treatment to be Applied Monday

The weeds in Lake Maspenock will be treated with an herbicide on Monday, June...

Save the Date: SB to Host Meet & Greet for Town Manager Finalists

Hopkinton’s Select Board will hold a Meet and Greet Session on June 20th at the Hopkinton Public Library from 6:00 - 8:00 PM for residents and employees to interact with the finalists for the Town Manager position. Finalist names will be announced on June 13th. The event will be live-streamed on HCAM.tv.

Abate reelected to HTA presidency

Rebecca Abate was reelected as the President of the Hopkinton Teachers Association, receiving 169 votes against Michael Franchock's 146. Her initial win in May was contested, leading to a reelection. A subsequent article criticized Abate for favoritism and misconduct. Abate is expected to lead contract negotiations this fall.

Margaret Pomeroy passes at 81

Margaret M. Pomeroy, 81, of Hopkinton, passed away on June 10, 2024, at UMass Medical Center. Widow of Lawrence Pomeroy, she served as a eucharistic minister and worked as a realtor. Survived by her son William, daughter-in-law Melissa, granddaughters Anastasia and Natalie, and sister Dorothy Steves.

Adam Munroe Resigns School Committee

Adam Munroe, a School Committee member, resigned due to health issues after a concerned citizen reported his absence to the police. Munroe faced criticism for missing 47% of meetings, which worried the community and committee chair Nancy Richards-Cavanaugh. His resignation necessitates appointing a new member to complete his term.

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Water Department: Heat Wave has put “enormous strain” on Water System

Today, Hopkinton Water and Sewer Manager issued a public notice regarding the town water...

Baby Deer X-Ing

A reminder to be on the lookout for deer this time of year. Spotted...

Community Band preps for Performance

The 20th annual Hopkinton Community Summer Band held its first rehearsal on Tuesday, June 18....

Tom Regan passes at 65

Thomas A. Regan, 65, husband of Judith A. Regan of Hopkinton MA, passed away...