Chamber of Commerce October 2018 Events

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Save the date!

Hopkinton Oktoberfest
Date: Saturday, September 29th
Time: 4:00pm-7:00pm
Location: Marty's Hopkinton

YMCA Chamber Day of Service
Date: Friday, October 12th
Time: 9:00am-1:00pm
Location: MetroWest YMCA Family Outdoor Center, Hopkinton

Cabinet Gallery Showroom Anniversary Celebration
Date: Thursday, October 18th
Time: 5:00pm-7:30pm
Location: Cabinet Gallery Showroom, Hopkinton

Social Networking Mixer with the Holliston Business Association Tonight!

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Join us for an informal Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce “business after hours” networking get-together along with the Holliston Business Association TONIGHT at Cornell's Pub (cash only) in Hopkinton from 4:00pm-7:00pm! This is a perfect opportunity to meet local business leaders and create lasting professional relationships. Pizza and appetizers will be provided.

Meet Gretta! Available at Baypath Humane Society

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Gretta is a super friendly older gal who is sure to win your heart! She loves to be by your side, going out for a long walk or chilling out on the couch. She's happiest riding in the car, soaking up the sun in the yard, or finding a cozy spot in the house to hang out. Her foster mom says Gretta has a special way with people. "My kids say Gretta has human's eyes. Her eyes tell you stories of her life, she has been there done that, she has seen a lot yet she still opens to love. Gretta is super playful and likes squeaky toys and rope toys.

Video: Baypath Humane Society Pet of the Week - Finley

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This weeks Baypath Humane Society is a 10 month old mixed breed canine named Finley. Finley is a fun playful puppy who would do best in a home with older children or young adults. View more in the video below.

Video: Friends of Hopkinton Host 2nd Annual Famiy Day

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Down at the High School and Middle School fields, the annual Lumberjack show took place featuring various skill testing activities for all ages. The Friends of Hopkinton 2nd Annual Hopkinton Family day took place at the fields behind the schools featuring numerous games and activities for all ages including the beloved fireworks show. View scenes from the terrific day below!

Video: 44th Annual Polyarts Festival on Hopkinton Town Common

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This past Saturday featured a fun filled day of activities in Hopkinton. To start off the day, the 44th Annual Polyarts Festival took place at the Hopkinton Town Common as well as the official closing of Center School.

In the video below, former students of Center School had one last look before the official closing and I caught up with some vendors at the 44th Annual Polyarts Festival.

Video: Baypath Humane Society Pets of the Week, Stanley & Preacher

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This week, Beth Watson introduces us to 2 lovable cats named Stanley & Preacher available for adoption at the Baypath Humane Society.

"Preacher: - 2 year 1 month old male domestic shorthair / mix
Preacher is a fun loving sweet guy. He lives for attention. He enjoys a good head scratch and to be petted. Preacher loves to play as well but can get a little frisky and mouthy at times. He would do well in home with other cats and older children. He has a real chill type of personality."

Board of Selectmen Recommend to Not Support Greyhound Friends License

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On Tuesday Night, in-front of a packed house at the HCAM studios, the Board of Selectmen unanimously agreed to recommend to the Town Clerk that a new license not be issued to Greyhound Friends. Selectmen heard from both sides during a scheduled public hearing that took nearly two and a half hours.

Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce Presents: Hopkinton Police Meet and Greet

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Meet & Greet Event
Join us for a morning of coffee and networking at the Hopkinton Police Department for a Meet & Greet on Tuesday, September 18th from 7:30am-9:00am! There will be a brief presentation given by the Hopkinton Police as well as a tour of the police station.

RSVP at following link:

Video: Both Sides Speak About Greyhound Friends

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On Tuesday September 11th, the Board of Selectmen will host a public hearing to discuss if they should allow Greyhound Friends to reopen. Greyhound Friends was shutdown in January 2017 by state authorities. In the below video, former Director of Greyhound Friends, Louise Coleman spoke in favor of Greyhound Friends reopening. Hopkinton resident, Beth Mallloy who is involved with the website spoke heavily against the business reopening.


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