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Polls Are Open; Watch Live Election Results

Today is Election Day in Hopkinton with polls open at Hopkinton Middle School until 8:00 PM. Over 800 mail-in ballots have been collected, about 40% of those distributed. Voter assistance is available for those with vision or hearing impairments. Live election results will be broadcast tonight at 8:00 PM on HCAM-TV.

Election Day 2024: What You Need to Know

May 20, 2024 is election day in Hopkinton. Polls are open 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. Here's a crash course on what you need to know to cast your vote.

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Choosing the Next Select Board Chair

Hopkinton's upcoming election will significantly impact its Select Board with the voting in of two new members followed by a restructuring to elect a new chairperson and vice-chair. While every member holds equal voting power, the chair bears more responsibilities, including agenda setting with the Town Manager and generally serving as the board's spokesperson. Current Vice Chair Shahidul Mannan seeks the chairmanship, supported largely by party loyalists. Outcomes heavily depend on election results, with different scenarios predicting either Mannan or former chair Bryan Herr could prevail, influenced by the loyalties and previous actions of the board members.

LTE: Why I Endorse Herr and Clark

Dear Editor, I am pleased to endorse Brian Herr and Joe Clark for the upcoming...

Former Selectman Mosher Endorses Herr, Clark

John Mosher endorses Brian Herr and Joe Clark for the Hopkinton Select Board, highlighting their commitment to community, strong leadership skills, and relevant experience. Herr is praised for his thoughtful deliberation and deep local involvement, while Clark is recognized for his financial expertise and dedication to public service. Mosher stresses that their contributions are essential as Hopkinton faces growth, budget strains, and significant municipal challenges, emphasizing the impact of future decisions on the town's trajectory.

Follow the Money: Select Board Campaign Donations

On May 13, Hopkinton candidates submitted Campaign Finance Reports. In the Select Board race, Joe Clark led fundraising followed by Kyla McSweeney. The election is set for May 20.

St. Pierre: Vote for Herr and Clark

Sabine St. Pierre endorses Brian Herr and Joe Clark for the Hopkinton Select Board, highlighting their outstanding qualifications.

Who Gets Your Vote for Select Board? Take the Poll!

Who will win the Select Board seats? Take the poll!

Bertschmann: Herr offers “One Town, One Solution”

Jean Bertschmann endorses Brian Herr for Hopkinton's Select Board, emphasizing his dedicated community service and collaborative leadership style. Herr's deep understanding of Hopkinton's challenges, such as population growth and significant town projects, alongside his crucial role in hiring and onboarding processes, uniquely positions him to guide the town's future, particularly in selecting the next Town Manager. Bertschmann values Herr’s ongoing commitment and urges support for his candidacy.

Harrow: We Need a Fresh Start

To the Editor: At the Select Board candidates’ Meet and Greet, held Friday 27 April at the Woodville Rod...

Caitlin Condon: Clark “Bleeds Green”

Caitlin Condon asks for a vote for Joe Clark for Select Board in Hopkinton on May 20th.

Pat O’Brien Endorses Clark & Herr

Pat O'Brien endorses Joe Clark and Brian Herr for Hopkinton's Select Board election on May 20th. Joe, known for his finance background, advocates for small businesses and brings a fresh perspective. Meanwhile, Brian, a seasoned member, is praised for his fiscal responsibility and unbiased decision-making amid financial challenges.

Potential Voter Fraud Discovered at Annual Town Meeting

A review of the Annual Town Meeting's third night revealed discrepancies between attendance and recorded votes. Fewer people were present than votes cast, possibly influencing key outcomes such as the rejection of Article 39 by a close margin and the passage of Article 40. Notably, attendance dwindled throughout the evening, leading to concerns about the presence of a quorum and potential voter irregularities. Investigations into voter fraud are underway following observations of individuals possessing multiple voting devices and leaving clickers with others.

LTE: Harper Steps Up as Write-In for Cemetery Commissioners

Gina Harper announces her write-in candidacy for the Board of Commissioners' 2-year seat to manage our cemeteries, emphasizing their profound significance. With a background in end-of-life care and business, she values preservation, modernization, and inclusivity. Harper aims to maintain the cemeteries as sanctuaries of heritage and serenity, urging community support in her campaign.

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Polls Are Open; Watch Live Election Results

Today is Election Day in Hopkinton with polls open at Hopkinton Middle School until 8:00 PM. Over 800 mail-in ballots have been collected, about 40% of those distributed. Voter assistance is available for those with vision or hearing impairments. Live election results will be broadcast tonight at 8:00 PM on HCAM-TV.

Election Day 2024: What You Need to Know

May 20, 2024 is election day in Hopkinton. Polls are open 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. Here's a crash course on what you need to know to cast your vote.

Choosing the Next Select Board Chair

Hopkinton's upcoming election will significantly impact its Select Board with the voting in of two new members followed by a restructuring to elect a new chairperson and vice-chair. While every member holds equal voting power, the chair bears more responsibilities, including agenda setting with the Town Manager and generally serving as the board's spokesperson. Current Vice Chair Shahidul Mannan seeks the chairmanship, supported largely by party loyalists. Outcomes heavily depend on election results, with different scenarios predicting either Mannan or former chair Bryan Herr could prevail, influenced by the loyalties and previous actions of the board members.

LTE: Why I Endorse Herr and Clark

Dear Editor, I am pleased to endorse Brian Herr and Joe Clark for the upcoming...