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Main Street Corridor Project Update: Full Depth Excavation Operations the Week of June 27, 2022

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Full depth excavation includes the removal of the existing pavement and gravel to subgrade (approximately 22 inches), then the replacement and compaction of the gravel, and the replacement of pavement, except for the final pavement which will be done at the end of the project. Traffic will need to drive on compressed gravel for several weeks.

On Monday, June 27, removal of the existing pavement will begin on Main Street just past the Fire Station and move west toward Pleasant Street. Eastbound traffic will be detoured from Main to Pleasant to Grove Street.

Senate President Spilka Statement on Roe v. Wade

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Today is an extremely dark day for America, as we face what can only be called a ‘nightmare scenario’ for women and those who can get pregnant across this nation. It is important to stress that abortion remains and will remain legal in Massachusetts. This fundamental right to health care is here to stay in the Commonwealth, and I will fight every day to strengthen and protect it.

Republican Town Comm. Announces Election of New Executive Committee

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The Hopkinton Republican Town Committee (HRTC) met on June 13th and elected a new Executive Committee. Jim Mirabile (Chair), Chris Alicandro (Vice Chair), Leda Arakelian (Secretary) and Bill Muench (Treasurer) will work to carry on the long Republican tradition of service to the Hopkinton community, promotion of conservative values and the support of local political candidates.

Walcott Street Open to Two-Way Traffic During Main Street Corridor Eastbound Detour

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Due to the planned eastbound detour on Main Street for work on the Main Street Corridor Project beginning on Tuesday, June 21 and continuing through Friday, June 24, Walcott Street will be open to two-way traffic during that time period to allow access via Cedar Street.

“The shift to two-way traffic on Walcott Street has been implemented to support access to businesses and residents while work is occurring on Main Street,” said DPW Director John Westerling.

Main St. Corridor Project Update: Construction Advisory No. 32 June 17, 2022 Two Week Look Ahead

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– No Work on Monday, June 20 in observance of Juneteenth, Eastbound Detour on Main Street at 135/85

Intersection – 6/21/22 - 6/24/22
An eastbound detour on Main Street will be in place from Tuesday June 21, through Friday, June 24. Eastbound traffic will be detoured up Grove St., across Maple St., and back to Main St. via Hayden Rowe. Westbound traffic on Main St. will remain open. Access to Walcott St. via Main St. will not be available Friday, June 17 and Tuesday, June 21.

Community Notice: Annual water quality report

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The Water Department has completed the annual drinking water quality report. This consumer confidence report is a requirement of the EPA and will be distributed by July 1st for the previous calendar year reporting period. In addition, copies will be made available on the Water Department web page, https://bit.ly/HopWater2021 and at the Water Department office, 83 Wood St., the Town hall and the Library.

If you have any questions please feel free to give us a call @ 508-497-9765

Community Notice: Water and Sewer Rate Setting Public Notice

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The Select Board will hold a public meeting to set Water and Sewer rates and receive feedback from the community on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at 7:45 p.m., at Town Hall, 18 Main Street, Hopkinton. The meeting will also be held via Zoom webinar. The new Water and Sewer Rates will be effective for the period of July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023.

Hopkinton Main Street Corridor Project Advisory June 14 2022

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Eastbound Detour on Main Street at 135/85 Intersection – 6/15/22 - 6/17/22

An eastbound detour on Main Street will be in place from Wednesday, June 15 through Friday, June 17. Eastbound traffic will be detoured up Grove Street, across Maple Street and back to Main Street via Hayden Rowe. Westbound traffic on Main Street will remain open.

Parking spaces on the south side of Main Street may be impacted, but access to businesses will be maintained. Detail officers will be on-site to assist with traffic flow. The detour will remain in place during daytime working hours only.