Job Posting: Firefighter/ Paramedic

contribute's picture

The Town of Hopkinton is accepting applications for the full-time position and further to establish a list
of potential candidates for the FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC position.
Salary Depending on Qualifications and in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Within twelve (12) months of hire, the Firefighter/Paramedic shall make their principal place of
residence within the boundaries of the Town of Hopkinton or at any other place within the
Commonwealth that is within fifteen (15) miles boundary to boundary of their town and the Town of

Hopkinton Planning Board Vacancy Announcement

contribute's picture

The Planning Board currently has one vacancy and the Town is seeking candidates for the position. The term of office will expire at the May, 2020 election.
The Planning Board is an elected board, whose members serve five year terms. The establishment of municipal Planning Boards is authorized by Mass. General Law, Chapter 41, Section 81A. Among its many diverse roles, the Board is charged with the following duties, which are contained in the General Laws and the Hopkinton Zoning and General Bylaws:

Select Board to make Board and Committee Appointments

tom's picture

At 7:45pm this coming Tuesday, the Select Board will make appointments to several boards and committees for various terms and will consider appointing the the below officials:

Hopkinton Public Library Expands Hours

contribute's picture

Hopkinton Public Library will be open for more hours this fall. Beginning Monday, September
9, the library will be open from 10 am to 9 pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and
Thursdays; from 10 am to 6 pm on Fridays; and from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturdays. With the new
schedule, the library will be open a total of 58 hours per week, up from 50 hours per week under
the current schedule.

Deadline Approaching for Hopkinton Senior Tax Relief

contribute's picture

The Town of Hopkinton reminds seniors that the August 31 application deadline for a newly approved tax relief program tied to the state “circuit breaker” tax benefit is rapidly approaching.

A home rule petition to the Legislature was enacted into law in 2018 allowing Hopkinton to offer property tax relief to seniors who meet state circuit breaker requirements and the Select Board may make tax reduction awards of between $550 and $2,200 per household, after the Board of Assessors determines the number of qualified applicants.

Community Notice: Central MA Mosquito Control Project - Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)

contribute's picture

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) has been confirmed in mammal-biting mosquitoes in 2 locations in the southeast part of Westboro near the Hopkinton town line. In response to the advisory and consistent with Massachusetts Department of Public Health policy, the Health Department has authorized the Central MA Mosquito Control Project to treat the abutting Hopkinton neighborhoods. Spraying will begin on Thursday 8/8/19 afternoon/evening, weather permitting. A more detailed map will be released as soon as confirmed with Central MA Mosquito Control Project.

Video: 2019 Hopkinton Health Department Wellness Fair

tom's picture

This past Saturday, about 35 vendors were setup at the Town Common for the Hopkinton Health Department Wellness Fair. Hopkinton Health Director Shawn McAuliffe and his intern Caroline Cueva organized the event in partnership with the Parks & Recreation Commission as well as Hopkinton Youth & Family Services.

Some of the vendors at the event included: Baypath Humane Society, Snappy Dogs, Massage Therapy businesses and also a few health clubs. View scenes from the event in the video below.

Video: Hopkinton Police Host Annual National Night Out Event

tom's picture

On Tuesday Night, the Hopkinton Police Department hosted their annual National Night out event. Police Departments throughout the country hosted the event to meet community members and show their various duties and equipment.

The event featured various activities for the kids, a meet and greet with the Police Department and complimentary Burgers and Hot Dogs. The Hopkinton community also got a firsthand look at the new Hopkinton K9 unit in action.

View scenes from the event below!

Senator Markey, Sheriff Koutoujian Promote Expansion of Opioid Treatment in Jails

contribute's picture

BILLERICA, Mass. – Senator Edward J. Markey (D- MA) today joined Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian for a private roundtable discussion with staff and inmates at the Middlesex Jail & House of Correction about efforts to expand opioid treatment in jails.

Video: Mass DOT I-495-I-90 Interchange Public Forum in Hopkinton

tom's picture

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (Mass DOT) presented the proposed plan for the renovations to the interchange at interstate 495 to interstate 90 at Hopkinton Town Hall. The presentation featured details of the plan and interactive photos and video simulations on what the proposed changes will look like.


Subscribe to Government