Hopkinton Veterans' Breakfast on Friday, July 12th

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Dear Veterans:

Local veterans will be gathering for breakfast on 12 July 2019, at 0900 hours at the Senior Center. As always there will be great chow and a room-full of camaraderie.

Recently deceased comrades who passed-on during the previous month will be remembered, and those on "Sick Call" will be announced to allow opportunities for visits and/or notes and letters. Gestures that brighten the day of a fellow veteran are always appreciated.

HPD National Night Out, Tuesday August 6th!

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The Hopkinton Police Department will be hosting their annual National Night Out Event at the Hopkinton Town Common on Tuesday August 6th, 5pm to 8pm.

Job Posting: Part Time Head Chef

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The Town of Hopkinton is seeking the following positions for its Senior Center

PT (up to 19 hours) Head Chef &

Food Service Worker

Do you have a genuine interest in the culinary arts and a love of Seniors?

Would you like to work in a thriving, friendly and welcoming environment?

Hourly Salary Range: $17.00 - $22.50, depending on Qualifications.

Typical Schedule: 8 am - 1 pm, 3 - 4 days/week. Schedule to be finalized with Candidate.

Video: Hopkinton Independent Founder, Sarah Duckett Receives Chamber of Commerce Award

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The Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce presented founder of the Hopkinton Independent Newspaper, Sarah Duckett with their annual "Distinguished Service Award". Sarah managed the Hopkinton Independent about 20 years before selling it to David Bagdon and Susanne Farber. View scenes from the ceremony below and view the entire ceremony soon on HCAM!

Hopkinton Trails Club Event

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Saturday, June 29, 10AM: Hughes Trail walk. Come check out the progress on the Town's newest accessible trail. The path starts at the parking area on Hayden Rowe, crosses the old railroad bed and the Charles River (really!), then goes through an open meadow and finally into a beautiful forest. There's something for everyone along this trail, and the wide, crushed stone surface makes for easy walking. Meet at the parking area at 192 Hayden Rowe St.

Unless otherwise noted, all Hopkinton Trails Club events are free and open to the public.

Notice of Upcoming Vacancies 6-24-2019

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The following Boards & Committees will have vacancies on June 30, 2019 or sooner. Interested residents should apply via the online volunteer form at

Please note that all current committee members interested in reappointment MUST apply on-line. The Select Board will make appointments at an upcoming meeting.

Video: Marathon Elementary Flag Day Ceremony 2019

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Marathon Elementary hosted their 1st Flag Day since moving to the new campus. In the video below, view scenes from the ceremony including an interview with the creator of the program, Tom Argir. Tom was a former Principal of Center School and was welcomed back to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Flag Day ceremony.

News Segment:

Full Ceremony:

Community Notice: Fire Flow Tests May Cause Water Discoloration

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Please be advised that due to an unscheduled and permitted fire flow test near lumber Street, you may notice some air and discoloration in your water. Please run your cold water line to help clear the lines.

Roadwork Notice 6-24-2019

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Chestnut St will be closed from Hayden Rowe St to Wild Rd on Wednesday June 26th- Friday
June 28th from 9am-3pm each day to replace a failing drainage pipe. Work is weather pending
and dates may need to be moved forward as needed.
Please seek alternate routes.

Chamber of Commerce: Important News from the Hopkinton Police Department

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The Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce has just been asked by the Hopkinton Police Dept. to inform our members of two very time sensitive items to be read:

1) Letter from Det. Sgt. Scott van Raalten of the Hopkinton Police Department

"Dear Business Leaders, I would like to take this opportunity..."


2) Bulletin regarding recent Identity thefts by the FLG in the MetroWest

"Recent car break-in the MetroWest Area. The group is known as..."


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