Politics in Hopkinton, MA

Public Officials react to Hayes Controversy

Several elected and appointed officials weigh in on the controversy surrounding Darlene Hayes, the former chair of the Hopkinton Democratic Town Committee.

Hopkinton Chamber parts ways with Hayes

According to sources, Darlene Hayes has resigned from the Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce.
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Hayes Out at HDTC

This evening Darlene Hayes resigned from the Hopkinton Democratic Town Committee.

Chair of HDTC Used 24 Pseudonyms to Stoke Debate

Several critical comments were posted about one candidate for School Committee. HopNews has identified the author as head of the HDTC, Darlene Hayes.

Republicans: Hopkinton Can Do Better

Jim Mirabile of the HRTC comments on the rise of personal attacks, shaming and bullying on social media and in person this political season.

Ashley Fogg: Be Leery, Friends

Ashley Fogg sends a post-election message to the town of Hopkinton.

Election Day: What You Need to Know

May 15, 2023 is election day in Hopkinton. Polls are open 7:00 to 7:00. Here's a crash course on what you need to know to cast your ballot.

Letter to the Editor from Adam Munroe

Greetings all, As the 2023 campaign process drives to a close, I would like to...

Ashley Fogg: There is No Place for Bullying in Hopkinton

Candidate for School Committee Ashley Fogg pens an open letter to Hopkinton voters in advance of elections on May 15.

Letters of Endorsement: Adam Munroe for School Committee

Readers write in to endorse Adam Munroe for School Committee. Hopkinton voters cast ballots on May 15, 2023.

Letters of Endorsement: Susan Stephenson for School Committee

Readers write in to endorse Susan Stephenson for School Committee. Hopkinton voters cast ballots on May 15, 2023.

Town Meeting concludes with Heated Debate; Multiple Articles Fail to Pass

After nearly five hours of discussion and debate, part two of the 2023 Hopkinton Annual Town Meeting concluded. Several articles were rejected by voters.

Town Meeting Recap: Night 1

Hopkinton Town Meeting 2023 was held tonight with voters approving substantial spending above the town's operating budget.

Letter to the Editor: Fire Chief Responds to Op-Ed

Hopkinton Fire Chief William Miller responds to an op-ed that opposes Town Meeting Article 17.

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Sharon Timlin Run Returns for 20th Consecutive Year

The 20th annual Sharon Timlin Memorial Run will take place in Hopkinton on Saturday, June 17.

Hopkinton Real Estate transactions for June 6, 2023

Spring is seeing a pickup in real estate transactions, with five transactions crossing the $1mm mark and $2.5mm home selling on Whisper Way.
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