Continuing coverage of the the Select Board, issues at Town Hall, and the Town of Hopkinton’s financial outlook.
Town Hall, Select Board and Financial Matters
Dec 1, 2023 10
Longtime Hopkinton resident, Chuck Wallace, expresses concern regarding the rapid turnover of staff at Town Hall, with many key positions currently unfilled. Wallace, a retired
Oct 18, 2023 2
VP of Hopkinton Police Arbitration Association (HPAA), Cody Normandin, delivered a letter to the Select Board and Town Manager Norman Khumalo criticizing the board’s handling
Oct 18, 2023 5
The redesign of the Main Street and Hayden Rowe Street intersection, aimed at enhancing pedestrian and cyclist safety, appears to increase danger. The new layout
Oct 11, 2023 13
Hopkinton Select Board Chair Muriel Kramer is driving hard toward police reform. But with so many pressing issues before the board, why is now the
Oct 10, 2023 2
The Appropriations Committee provided a look into the 2025 budget, noting that $88 million will not be enough to fund critical town departments.
Oct 5, 2023 9
Hopkinton DPW loses an estimated 77 million gallons of water per year – sent to customers for free – costing the town more than $1
Sep 22, 2023 6
The Hopkinton Police Union asserts that the Select Board is violating the terms of the contract. The Select Board believes that they have jurisdiction over
Sep 15, 2023 10
The process to prepare the Annual Town Report takes several months, and they must be approved by voters at Town Meeting. But does anyone read
Sep 7, 2023 17
Today, HopNews received a copy of a signed letter to the Hopkinton Select Board on behalf of the Hopkinton Police Arbitration Association; MassCOP Local 254.
Aug 30, 2023 12
Democrats are 22% of town voters but hold 84% of the seats on Elected Boards. This article explores some of the underlying reasons for the
Jul 8, 2023 10
At Town Meeting, Hopkinton overwhelmingly voted to disband the UCTC. Only the Select Board has the power to do that, and thus far they’re reluctant.