Middlesex Sheriff’s Office hosts National Institute of Corrections crisis intervention team (CIT) training

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CHELMSFORD, Mass. – 26 Correctional professionals from a dozen agencies recently completed a week-long crisis intervention team (CIT) training course, Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian announced today.

The training – offered by the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Institute of Corrections (NIC) – is designed to provide officers and other correctional staff with the skills necessary to successfully interact and respond to individuals in custody with mental illness.

Friends of Whitehall Fall Clean-up Oct. 13th, 2018

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The Friends of Whitehall will hold our 14th annual fall clean-up on Sat. Oct. 13th from 9 a.m. until noon. Please join us at the boat landing at Whitehall State Park on Wood St (Rte. 135) in Hopkinton for a little fresh air, fun and work! Our goal is to pick up trash and debris from the trails and shoreline around Lake Whitehall, as well as some of the roadside areas near the lake. The lake and trails were heavily used this past summer, so we will have plenty to do. Kayakers, canoeists, and other boaters are also welcome to help with cleaning up trash in the lake itself.

Hopkinton Historic Property Survey Update

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The Hopkinton Historical Commission (HHC) is pleased to announce the completion of the Historic Property Survey Update that was funded equally by the Hopkinton Community Preservation Commission and a grant from the Ma. Historical Commission. After a public RFP process of qualified historic preservation consultants the HHC hired Jennifer Doherty to complete the survey. This survey is of the cultural and architectural resources in and around the existing Hopkinton Center Local Historic District and the surrounding downtown and neighborhood areas.

Middlesex Sheriff’s Office to host Special Citizens Academy in Newton

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NEWTON – The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a program designed specifically for adults with developmental disabilities in Newton next month, Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian has announced.

The Special Citizens Academy is a four-week program that provides participants with education on topics such as internet safety and awareness, fire safety and first aid, and scam prevention. Academy attendees will also receive demonstrations from the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office (MSO) K-9 Unit, SWAT officers and Community Command Center staff.

Historic District Commission Seeking Input Regarding Potential Expansion of the Hopkinton Historic District

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The Hopkinton Historic District Commission would like to hear public input into expanding the local historic district in Hopkinton Center. The Historic District Commission believes that by expanding the historic district, the character and historic significance of our town can be preserved.

Job Posting: Reference/Technology Librarian

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he Town of Hopkinton is seeking a part-time Reference/Technology Librarian

The Hopkinton Public Library, reopened since October 2017 in a beautiful renovated building,

is seeking an energetic, friendly, and tech-savvy reference librarian to join our team and support expanded services to our engaged and supportive community.

Hours: Up to 2 evenings per week and participate in the library’s regular weekend coverage rotation

Hiring Salary Range: $21.81 - $24.81, depending on qualifications

Video: Board of Selectmen Recognize 3 Town Employees

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At Tuesdays Board of Selectmen meeting, Selectmen recognized Director of Youth & Family Services, Denise Hildreth, Principal Assessor, John Neas and Director of Public Works, John Westerling.

"Denise Hildreth, Director of Youth and Family Services, who received the "Unsung Hero" Award on June 20, 2018 from the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women;

Board of Selectmen Recommend to Not Support Greyhound Friends License

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On Tuesday Night, in-front of a packed house at the HCAM studios, the Board of Selectmen unanimously agreed to recommend to the Town Clerk that a new license not be issued to Greyhound Friends. Selectmen heard from both sides during a scheduled public hearing that took nearly two and a half hours.

Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce Presents: Hopkinton Police Meet and Greet

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Meet & Greet Event
Join us for a morning of coffee and networking at the Hopkinton Police Department for a Meet & Greet on Tuesday, September 18th from 7:30am-9:00am! There will be a brief presentation given by the Hopkinton Police as well as a tour of the police station.

RSVP at following link:

Sheriff Koutoujian Announces Completion of the 19th Annual Youth Public Safety Academy

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Over 1,050 cadets participated in popular summer program
CHELMSFORD – Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian thanked the cadets, families and community partners involved in the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office 19th Youth Public Safety Academy (YPSA) this summer. Over 1,300 youngsters applied for this year’s summer camp, with over 1,050 participating.


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