Job Posting: Intermittent Laborer

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The Town of Hopkinton seeks 3 Intermittent Laborers for 40 hours per week available to work between approximately May 13th through August 30th to perform the following duties:

Lawn mowing

Weed trimming

Miscellaneous property cleanups

Other maintenance-type related duties


Ability to drive a one-ton dump truck with trailer

Prior experience with landscaping and/or maintenance

Good interpersonal skills and the ability to follow written and verbal instructions

Hopkinton Marathon Committee to Honor Veterans on Patriots’ Day at 123rd Boston Marathon Start

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In honor of Patriots’ Day, the Hopkinton Marathon Committee (HMC) honors local veterans at the start of the Boston Marathon each year. Patriots’ Day, an annual civic holiday, commemorates the Battles of Lexington and Concord, the first battles of the American Revolutionary War. Each year, since its start in 1897, the Boston Marathon has taken part of Patriots’ Day. This year’s honored patriots at the start of the Boston Marathon will be Russell Phipps, Sr., Betty Branagan, and Frank Torento, all of Hopkinton.

Hopkinton Marathon Committee Selects Starters for 123rd Boston Marathon

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The Hopkinton Marathon Committee (HMC) has selected starters for Waves Two through Four for the 123rd Boston Marathon. The Boston Athletic Association has granted the HMC this honor since 2006. This year, on the Hopkinton Marathon Committee’s 40th Anniversary, the HMC has chosen a beloved Hopkinton native, a high-ranking military official, and a former HMC chairperson. Rosalie Baker-Brown will start Wave Two, General James McConville will start Wave Three, and Bob Champney will start Wave Four.

Appropriation Committee to Hold FY2020 Town Budget Public Hearing

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The Appropriation Committee will hold a public hearing to present the FY2020 comprehensive town budget, Thursday April 18, 2019 at 7:00 PM at Hopkinton Town Hall Room 215/216, 18 Main Street, Hopkinton MA.

Community Notice: Water Line Work to Take Place on Hayden Rowe and Chestnut Street

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Please be advised that weather pending on Wednesday April 17th , work on the water lines at the intersection of Hayden Rowe and Chestnut Street will take place. Due to the nature of the work, water will need to be turned off from approximately 8:00 AM to 4 PM, barring any difficulties. The areas affected will be Hayden Rowe from Teresa Road to approximately number 204 and Chestnut Street from Hayden Rowe to Wild Road.

Faith Community Church will host the Global 6K for Water on May 4 at 9am!

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Faith Community Church will host the Global 6K for Water on May 4 at 9am!
Why 6K? It’s the average distance women and children walk in developing countries
every day to access water. And most of the time the water isn’t even clean! All
registrations will bring clean water to these areas of the world so these people don’t
have to walk anymore.

HDTC local caucus results

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On Wednesday, April 10th the Hopkinton Democratic Town Committee (HDTC) held its annual local caucus.
The HDTC is excited and proud to nominate a great slate of candidates for the upcoming Hopkinton town election on May 20th.
Mary Jo LaFreniere (Selectmen)
Shahidul Mannan (Selectmen)
Patrick Atwell (Planning Board)
Ellen Rutter (Town Moderator)
Janice Barry (Library Trustee)
Sue Kurys (Commissioner of Trust Funds)
Not Pictured:
Susan Porter (Library Trustees)
Michael Hayes (Constable)

Jessica + HEF Boston Marathon 2019...Help us get to the finish line..

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With just a few more community donations, Jessica's goal towards HEF Marathon fundraising can be reached! We only need $540 more to go...


Year after year, HEF has helped raise funds for innovative grants in science, math and social emotional learning. A little donation can go a long way in making a difference in our schools! Here are some of the ways you've helped us make a difference..

Hopkinton High School Jazz Ensembles to perform Wednesday, April 10 at 7:00 p.m.

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This concert will be held in the High School Auditorium at 90 Hayden Rowe Street. Come out to hear some great jazz music including a performance by the High School Jazz Ensemble that earned Gold at the recent Massachusetts Association for Jazz Education (MAJE) State Festival! This ensemble is also tentatively scheduled to perform in the Gold Medal Showcase Concert at the Boston Hatch Shell on Sunday, May 19th!

Photo by Lu Wang

Fire Flow Testing Wednesday April 10th at 9:30am

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Please be advised that a required fire flow test will take place Wednesday, April 10th, at approximately 9:30 AM. Because these tests will take place on main transmission lines, customers may notice some discoloration during and after the tests throughout town. Please avoid doing any laundry, dishwasher loads or other water use activities, during this time. Any discoloration that may occur will eventually dissipate. Please check you water before using it. You may need to run your cold water line to clear your internal pipes after the test is complete.


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