Government

Community Notice: Hopkinton Police Public Alcohol Notice

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Chief Joseph Bennett reports that the Hopkinton Police Department will be conducting underage Alcohol Compliance Checks over the next few months. The Hopkinton Police will visit each licensed establishment to ensure compliance with all the rules, regulations, and policies related to selling or furnishing an alcoholic beverage to a person under 21.

These laws, rules, and regulations can be found utilizing the following resources: 1. Chapter 138 (malegislature.gov)
2. http://www.mass.gov/abcc/regsanddecisions.htm

Community Notice: Hopkinton Marathon Fund Scholarship Available for Graduating Senior

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HOPKINTON MARATHON FUND SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Hopkinton Resident/High School Graduating Senior
Accepted to a 2 or 4 year college/university
Lettered in at least one varsity sport in high school
Awards: Six, Twelve Hundred Dollar ($1,200) Scholarships
Application deadline: Friday, April 15, 2022, at 2:00 p.m.

Community Notice: Quarterly PFAS notification

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Our water system received notification of PFAS6 results showing that our system violated the 20 ng/L PFAS6 Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) drinking water standard during the October – December 2021 compliance period with a quarterly average of 26 ng/L at the Fruit St. Pump Station. The quarterly average of PFAS6 has ranged between 22 and 26 ng/L since Quarter 3, 2021 to date and our system will continue to notify consumers every 3 months with updated information as required.

Correction Officer Exam Registration Open for Middlesex Sheriff’s Office

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The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office is seeking correction officer candidates to join our 46th Basic Training Academy (BTA). Starting base salary for new officers is $60,885 with the ability to earn over $10,000 more in potential bonuses and overtime. Candidates who successfully graduate the BTA and complete a probationary period will also be eligible for a $2,500 sign on bonus.

The 46th BTA is currently slated to begin in late summer.

Community Notice: Additional Energy Assistance Now Available

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Dear Hopkinton resident,

We are partnering with Eversource to raise awareness of additional fuel assistance funds available from the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program to help pay energy bills. This includes federal weatherization funds to reduce energy bills by making your home more energy efficient. To apply for Fuel Assistance, please contact your local community action agency or find your agency at Mass211.org.

Watch Now: 26.2 Foundation Hosts International Marathon Center Preview

By Tom Nappi, News Director

The 26.2 foundation gave a glimpse on what to expect with the soon to be built, international marathon center.

"Terry Healy, co-founder and design principal for the multidisciplinary design firm, HealyKohler, of Washington, D.C, led through a presentation of the state-of-the-art, interactive exhibits that a guest will experience when they visit the IMC."

COVID-19 Updates & Precautions March 3, 2022 update

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Previous updates and additional information and resources can be found here:
https://coronavirus-hopkintonma.hub.arcgis.com/

The Hopkinton Emergency Management Group (HEMG), Town Leadership, Board of Health and Health Department met on 02/28/22 and 03/01/22. Based on Hopkinton’s current improving COVID-19 metrics, high vaccination and improving booster rates, and the percentage of residents having recovered from the Omicron variant, we have a number of new updates.

Hopkinton School Press Release: (DESE’s) Office of Language Acquisition to Conduct Review

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During the week of March 21, 2022, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s (DESE’s) Office of Language Acquisition will conduct a Tiered Focused Monitoring Review of the Hopkinton Public Schools. The Office of Language Acquisition reviews each district’s and charter school’s ELE program every six years to monitor compliance with federal and state English learner education laws and regulations.