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(Updated) HCAM Presents the 2022 Contested Races Debates on Saturday, April 30th starting at 6:30pm!

By Tom Nappi, News Director

On Saturday, April 30th, HCAM will host our annual contested races debates live from our Studios starting at 6:30pm. HCAM News Director, Tom Nappi will moderate and ask the questions.

We will not be featuring a live audience for the debates this year but invite all community members to watch live on HCAM-TV (Comcast: Channel 8, Verizon Channel 30) or on our youtube page: www.youtube.com/hcamtv.

Town of Hopkinton Announces Changes to Hopkinton Public Library’s Hours Beginning in May

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Town Manager Norman Khumalo and Library Director Nanci Hill wish to share with community members a change to the Hopkinton Public Library’s hours.

Beginning May 1, the library will be open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

With this adjustment, the library will offer the same amount of walk-in hours each day, but will open and close each day one hour earlier to better accommodate residents’ needs.

Community Notice: Upper Charles Trail Committee Votes to Recommend No Action on CPC Funding Article at Town Meeting

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The Upper Charles Trail Committee unanimously voted at a meeting held on Wednesday, April 13 at 11 a.m. to recommend that no action be taken on its request for Community Preservation Committee (CPC) funding at the May 2, 2022 Annual Town Meeting.

According to Committee Chair Jane Moran, the committee is in a very different place today than it was when initially asked by the CPC to submit an application for funding, which included Segments 5 and 6.

Community Notice: Today (April 12th 2022) is the deadline to register to Vote prior to 2022 Annual Town Meeting & Election

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Residents of Hopkinton,

This is a reminder that today, April 12, is the deadline to register to vote for the 2022 Annual Town Meeting and Annual Town Election. Please come into our office to register or do so online. You can register to vote online or check on your registration status on the Secretary of the Commonwealth's website below:

https://www.sec.state.ma.us/OVR/

Sincerely,
Connor B. Degan
Town Clerk,

Hopkinton Women's Club Hosts Candidates' Night April 27

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The Hopkinton Women's Club is holding the 34th annual Meet the Candidates’ Night. The event will be in person this year on Wednesday, April 27th, 2022, at 7:00 PM. HCAM will present this event live on television. We encourage Townspeople to join us at the HCAM-TV Studio on 77 Main St. and pose questions to those citizens running for office in the May 16th Town Election. Home viewers will also have the opportunity to ask questions ahead of time or that evening using [email protected] for emails and 508-333-5858 for texts.

Sheriff Koutoujian attends White House announcement on efforts to combat gun crime

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Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian was at the White House today as President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco announced new steps the Administration is taking to combat gun crime in the United States.

The announcement focused primarily on a new rule issued by the Department of Justice addressing “ghost guns”, which are privately-made firearms that lack the serial numbers contained on other firearms. The lack of serial numbers makes the firearms nearly impossible to trace when recovered at crime scenes.

Candidate Statement: Beth Malloy for Constable

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My name is Beth Malloy and I am running for the position of Constable in Hopkinton. I grew up in Cambridge and Arlington and attended Mass. College of Liberal Arts. My husband Mike and I have lived in town for over 27 years. Our children attended Hopkinton Schools. We’ve both been lucky to work here in town. I’ve been working for the Michael Lisnow Respite Center for 11 years, at one of their group homes in town. I also worked as a substitute teacher here for 9 years. Working primarily with our intensive special needs students.

Hopkinton Main Street Corridor Project Update: April 8, 2022

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MassDOT Project Number: 606043
Construction Advisory No. 27 April 8, 2022 Two Week Look Ahead

Please be advised that this schedule may change due to weather conditions and existing conditions found while performing the tasks below. This work may impact traffic and require lane and sidewalk closures limiting access to driveways and entrances to businesses.

Watch Now: Marathon Wreaths Presented and 3 HPD Appointments Approved at April 5th Select Board Meeting

By Tom Nappi, News Director

The Hopkinton Select Board received a gift from the Alpha-Omega Council and a look at the Boston Marathon Wreaths presented to winners. They also approved 3 appointments to the Hopkinton Police Department: Officers, Basit Dennis and Sean McKeon and Administrative Manager, Susan Schuler.

View News Segment below!