On January 27th, the Hopkinton Girls Varsity Co-op Hockey team will host a fundraiser game at New England Sports Center to support Ovarian Cancer research, with proceeds going to the Dana Farber Institute via the girlygirl P.A.R.T.S. Fans can participate in raffles and purchase baked goods, or donate by contacting Coach Messier.
Hopkinton's Gary Trendel has entered the 128th Boston Marathon, running to support One Summit, a nonprofit based in North Andover, which facilitates connection between pediatric cancer patients and US Navy SEALs.
One Summit was founded in 2013 by Adam La Reau, a former Navy SEAL....
Dignity Matters Founder and Hopkinton resident Kate Sanetra-Butler received the 2023 Feminist In Action Award. The honor recognizes her efforts towards gender equality through her work in providing menstrual care to local women and girls in Massachusetts.
On April 14, 2023, leaders from the Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce hosted an event at Project Just Because to commemorate the grand opening of their new facility. The Hopkinton-based food bank serves more than 800 families per week with food, clothing and essential items.
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Hopkinton High School's Class of 2024 is hosting an online auction from March 1-11 to fund senior activities, disrupted by their unique freshman year due to COVID-19. On offer are items like Kenny Chesney tickets and a cape house weekend.
In 2018, Hopkinton Police Lieutenant John Porter established General Order 2018-0004, mandating immediate notification to the Chief or Deputy Chief in cases potentially implicating the department's liability or public interest. This included a list of critical incidents but notably omitted sexual assault of minors. The order required updating with leadership changes, leading to compliance challenges. A violation of this order was highlighted in the Kroll investigation report regarding Sergeant Tim Brennan's failure to report alleged sexual assaults of minors, although sexual assault was not specified in the order, raising concerns about the policy's adequacy.
In 2023, the Hopkinton Select Board met 28 times, voting 227 times with a 97.3% unanimity rate. They had six split decisions on issues such as the high school graduation parade and joining the Regional Emergency Communications Center.