Government

2022 Hopkinton Town Election School Committee Candidates Questions and Answers

By Tom Nappi, News Director

This year, there are 2 School Committee Candidates for each of the 3 seats. For the one year seat: Jennifer Devlin or Jared Pray. For the 2 year seat: Ashley Fogg or Holly Morand. For the 3 year seat: Nancy Richards-Cavanaugh or Christopher Melton. We gave all candidates in these 3 School Committee races an opportunity to answer some questions to be posted on our website. Below, view the questions and responses from all Candidates in these races who submitted answers.

School Committee (3 Year Seat: Nancy Richards-Cavanaugh or Christopher Melton)

2022 Hopkinton Town Election Constable Candidates Questions and Answers

By Tom Nappi, News Director

This year, there are 3 Constable Candidates for one 2-year seat: Beth Malloy, Michael Torosian and John Cardillo. We gave all candidates in this race an opportunity to answer some questions to be posted on our website. Below, view the questions and responses from all Candidates in this race who submitted answers.

1) What experience and qualifications will you bring to your town board position if elected?

2022 Hopkinton Town Election Housing Authority Candidates Questions and Answers

By Tom Nappi, News Director

This year there are 2 Housing Authority Candidates for one 5-year seat: Linda Di Bona and Nancy Drawe. We gave all candidates in this race an opportunity to answer some questions to be posted on our website. Below, view questions and responses from all Candidates in this race who submitted answers.

1) What experience and qualifications will you bring to your town board position if elected?

Community Notice: 2022 Hopkinton Town Election takes place May 16th

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Hopkinton Annual Town Election will be held on Monday May 16th at the Hopkinton Middle School (88 Hayden Rowe St.) gymnasium. Polls are open from 7am to 8pm.

Click following link for view the 2022 ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION BALLOT QUESTIONS WITH EXPLANATIONS: https://cms5.revize.com/revize/hopkintonma/2022%20Annual%20Town%20Elect…

Community Notice: Hopkinton 101 - Saturday May 14th 9am to 12noon

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Hopkinton 101 is a community event where residents and locals can learn about municipal departments as well as local nonprofit and volunteer opportunities. Meet your local town departments, nonprofit leaders, and educational outreach coordinators. Find a way to get more out of Hopkinton, or a way to give back to your community!

Hopkinton 101 will take place on Saturday May 14th, from 9am to 12noon, on the Hopkinton Town Common.

Watch Now: Select Board participates in annual HCAM Contested Race Debate prior to 2022 Hopkinton Town Election

By Tom Nappi, News Director

The Select Board participated in this years HCAM Hopkinton Town Election Contested Races Debate.

This year there are 3 candidates for 2 available seats on the Select Board: Mary Jo LaFreniere, John Coutinho and Shahidul Mannan.

View segment below, view full debate here!.

Candidate Statement: Shahidul Mannan for Select Board

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1. Name
Shahidul Mannan
2. Position being sought
Select Board
3. Party affiliation, if any
Democrat
4. Occupation
Head of Data Engineering & Innovation, Mass General Brigham
Co Founder MBS Analytics
5. Education
MBA, Zicklin School of Business, NYC
MIT, Executive Education
MIT, Social Analytics
NYU, Database Management
Tuck Innovation & Acceleration, The Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth
Bachelor of Engineering, BUET
6. Years lived in Hopkinton
10 Years

Community Notice: 2022 Annual Town Election Ballot Questions with Explanations

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Question 1: Shall the Town of Hopkinton be allowed to exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one-half, so-called, the amounts required to pay for the bond issued in order to purchase a replacement fire engine for Fire Engine 2, including equipment related to the operation and use of said fire engine?

Senate Ways and Means Releases Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Recommendations

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The Senate Committee on Ways and Means on Tuesday announced a $49.68 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23). A fiscally responsible and forward-looking plan, the Committee’s budget seeks to ensure the long-term economic health of the Commonwealth through increased investments in areas such as education, health care and housing so that Massachusetts residents can continue to move forward together.

Town of Hopkinton – Cyclical Inspection Program

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The collection and maintenance of current and accurate property information is a critical element in the development of fair and uniform market values.

In fact, the Bureau of Local Assessment of the Department of Revenue requires that every community inspect every property in town at least once every ten years. This process is known as the cyclical inspection program.