Fundraising in Hopkinton, MA

Girls Hockey “Stick it to Cancer” Fundraiser Game this Saturday

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.

Trendel Runs to Connect Pediatric Cancer Patients and Navy SEALs

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....

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Hopkinton’s Kate Sanetra-Butler wins 2023 Feminist In Action Award

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.

Get Ready for a Wicked Weekend

From October 27-29, the Hopkinton Center for the Arts is hosting a Halloween extravaganza, filled with all kinds of activities for families to enjoy. 

Hopkinton Gives Back: Hands Needed to Build Backpacks for Kids

“Hopkinton Gives Back” will take place on August 19th between the hours or 11am-4pm at...

Local Golfers Tee Up For Project Just Because

120 golfers competed to raise money for Project Just Because, Hopkinton's food pantry.

Scenes from the Timlin

The weather held off just long enough for more than 950 runners and walkers...

They Came, they Saw, they Touched a Truck!

The Touch-a-Truck fundraiser returns to delight the youngsters in town.

The 200 Foundation Announces “Hopkinton Gives Back”

The 200 Foundation is launching a campaign to provide backpacks to local students in need, which will be used for scholarships to Nature's Classroom.

Yes, They Did: First Annual Dick Hoyt Memorial Race was an Emotional Tribute

It was a beautiful day for a race in Hopkinton, and there was a tremendous outpouring of support for the Hoyt family as hundreds of runners joined to support the first annual Dick Hoyt Memorial Race.

Project Just Because celebrates Grand Opening

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.

Live to Ride, Ride to Live

At The Garrison, two local men help Veterans and First Responders battle PTSD through recreational and vocational motorcycle programs.

Marathon Bombing Survivor running in 2023 to support Milford Regional MC

On April 15, 2013 a bomb detonated two feet from where Blackburn was standing. This year she's running the Boston Marathon.

Dick Hoyt Memorial “Yes You Can” Run Together running and walking event comes to Hopkinton this May

The Hoyt Family will host the first-ever Dick Hoyt Memorial “Yes You Can” Run Together race in Hopkinton.

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Class of 2024 College Commitments

HopNews celebrates the Hopkinton High School Class of 2024's graduation and invites submissions detailing graduates' future endeavors. Send photos, names, schools, and majors to editor@hopnews.com for a frequently updated page. Check back regularly for new updates.

Class of ’24 Wants You to Win Chesney Tickets, Weekend at the Cape

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.

Why does Sexual Assault of a Minor not Require Immediate Notification for HPD?

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.

A Year of Agreement for the Select Board

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.
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