Government

Hopkinton Democrats to Elect Delegates

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On Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 9:00 AM, Democrats will convene virtually
to elect 9 delegates and 4 alternates to represent Hopkinton at the 2022 State Democratic
Convention. Attendees may participate remotely by registering in advance at bit.ly/HopCaucus.
Event check-in begins at 8:30 AM and those eligible must join by 9:15 AM in order to be allowed
to vote.

Legislature Approves Nero’s Law

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Bill creates new protections for law enforcement K9 officers

Today, the House and Senate passed An Act allowing humane transportation of K9 partners, also known as Nero’s Law, which would ensure law enforcement officers’ K-9 partners receive life-saving medical attention and transport if injured in the line of duty. The bill responds to the tragic events that took the life of New Bedford-native and Yarmouth Police K-9 Sergeant Sean Gannon and severely injured his K-9 partner, Nero.

Watch Now: Last Radio Call for Hopkinton Police Officer, Phil Powers as he retires after 34 years of Service

By Tom Nappi, News Director

Courtesy: Hopkinton MA, Police Department

"The last radio call of Officer Phil Powers after 34 years of dedication to the Town of Hopkinton. He served the Hopkinton Public Schools as the School Resource Officer for 17 years. The generations of Hopkinton youth will always remember “OP”.

His impact on the Town and the Police department was profound. He will be greatly missed by all.

Phil, we wish you nothing but the best in your retirement, enjoy every moment of it! Thank you for all that you have done and sacrificed!"

Community Notice: Hopkinton Police and Fire Departments Share Safety Tips Ahead of This Weekend's Expected Winter Storm

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The Hopkinton Police and Fire Departments would like to share the following safety precautions ahead of this weekend’s expected storm.

At this time, the National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Blizzard Warning for Middlesex County, including the Town of Hopkinton, for Saturday, Jan. 29. Snow accumulations of as many as 18-24 inches are possible, with wind gusts potentially approaching 60 miles per hour.

Community Notice: Hopkinton Recycle Center Closed on Saturday, Jan 29th due to incoming snow storm

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The Hopkinton Recycle Center will be closed on Saturday, January 29th, due to the forecast snowstorm. Please hold your recyclables until the following week.

Please use extreme caution if you must go out during the snowstorm.

Thank you.

Sincerely,
John K. Westerling, MPA
Director of Public Works, Hopkinton DPW

School Superintendent, Dr. Cavanaugh, Kelly Grill of HCA and Police Chief, Joseph Bennett.. On the Hangout Hour!

By Tom Nappi, News Director

This Wednesday (Jan 26th) at 7pm, tune into a brand new episode of HCAM's Hopkinton Hangout Hour! On this weeks edition, we will talk with Hopkinton Superintendent Dr. Carol Cavanaugh for an update on the Hopkinton public schools, followed by a chat with Kelly Grill of the Hopkinton Center for the Arts, and Police Chief Joseph Bennett.

Hopkinton Hangout Hour airs Wednesday's at 7pm on HCAM-TV and our Youtube page!