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Tax Free Weekend August 11-12

By Michelle Murdock, Freelance Writer

This weekend is the weekend you have been watiing for; two days without sales tax. Saturday and Sunday, August 11 and 12 is the Massachusetts Tax Holiday Weekend. All single tangible items for personal use, under $2,500, will not be subject to state tax. Purchases for business use, made by businesses or individuals will remain taxable as will cars, meals, gas and tobacco products, and any single item over the $2,500 cap.

Latest Roadwork Update

By contributor,

Roadwork will resume on Monday August 6 & Tuesday August 7 at 7am on the following roads.

Walcottt St - From Main St to A St.
Church St – From Main St to Maple St.
Cedar St Ext – From 1400’ west of Cordaville Rd to the Southboro line.
St John’s cemetery road – From Mayhew St to the cemetery garage.

Please expect delays and seek alternate routes if possible.

Thank you,

Mike Mansir
Hopkinton Highway Manager

Household Hazardous Waste Day - Saturday August 4

By Michelle Murdock, Freelance Writer

The DPW Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is on Saturday, August 4, 2012 from 8AM to 1PM at the DPW Garage at 83 Wood Street.

The town will accept household hazardous products no longer needed, preferably in original, sealed containers. There is a limit of 25 pounds and one trip per household and proof of residency (Driver's License) is required.

Roadwork Update

By contributor,

Crews will be working on Paving Grove St from Main St to Leonard St today, August 2, from 10am-5pm. The road will be closed to through traffic. Please seek alternate routes.

Crews will be working on paving Hayden Rowe St from Chestnut St to College St on Friday August 3 from 7am-5pm. Only one lane of traffic will be open. Please expect delays and seek alternate routes if possible.

I apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Sincerely,

Mike Mansir
Hopkinton Highway Manager

Help Me Get Home

By Mike Torosian, Production Coordinator

Missing Dog named Boone. Last seen around Ashland Reservoir/Chestnut Street area. Please call Andrew if you see or have him. He is very timid will try to flee. Please call 508-561-2267.