Video: Director of Land Use, Elaine Lazarus Discusses Proposed Zoning Bylaw Amendments

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In the below video, Director of Land Use and Town Operations, Elaine Lazarus discussed proposed Zoning Bylaw Amendments. Several public hearings will take place in the upcoming Planning Board Meeting on March 25th at 7:30pm. Public participation is heavily encouraged! "Public participation is an integral part of the process.

Hopkinton Water Department Requests Help Shoveling Out Fire Hydrants

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The Water Department requests your assistance, in maintaining accessibility to the town's 700 fire hydrants, for the safety and protection of everyone. During the winter hydrants can become buried by snow during a storm. If you have a fire hydrant that that is near your home, please help us make it visible and accessible to the Fire Department for use in an emergency. Precious seconds can be lost searching for the hydrant or removing snow to gain access to it. Help make your neighborhood safe for everyone!

National Association of Counties and National Sheriffs’ Association Form Joint Task Force to Study Inmate Health Care and Recidivism

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WASHINGTON – The National Association of Counties (NACo) and the National Sheriffs’
Association (NSA) today announced the formation of a joint task force to reduce jail inmate
recidivism through continuity of health care services.

Video: Cops for Kids with Cancer Organization Present Hopkinton Middle School Student with $5000

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The Cops for Kids with Cancer organization in coordination with the Hopkinton Police Department presented Hopkinton Middle School Student, Gabriel Sanchez with a $5000 check to help his fight against Cancer.

Chairman and State Police Lieutenant, William Coulter along with retired Chairman and Super Intendent-in-Chief of the Boston Police Department, Bob Faherty presented the check. View scenes below.

Hopkinton Health Department and MetroWest Health Foundation Surveying Parents of Students

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The Hopkinton Health Department has partnered with the MetroWest Health Foundation and is seeking parents of students and adults in the community to take the below survey regarding vaping.

Hopkinton Health Director, Shaun McAuliffe stated the results will help develop educational and resource tools for the community. "Based on the survey results, we will develop and provide the residents of Hopkinton educational and resource tools. Similar programming is being developed and targeted to the Middle and High School students, the teachers and school administrators."

Hopkinton Excise Tax Due March 25th 2019

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If your car was registered as of January 1st 2019, an excuse bill has been mailed to you. You can pay online at

Middlesex Sheriff’s Office announces upcoming correction officer exam

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BILLERICA, Mass. – Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian has announced that the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office (MSO) is now accepting applications for its newest class of corrections officers.

Video: Hopkinton Fire & Police Department Present FY2020 Budget to Selectmen

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On Friday, February 15th, the Board of Selectmen met with various Town Departments to discuss FY 2020 budget. In the below video, Fire Chief, Stephen Slaman and Police Chief, Edward Lee talk about their department budget requests.

The Hopkinton Fire Department budget includes a request for 3 new Full Time Firefighter positions while the Police Department requests a new Sergeant position.

Fire Sprinkler Activation May Cause Water Discoloration

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Please be advised that due to a Fire sprinkler activation and a large volume of water flowing, there may be some discoloration throughout the water system.

Eric Carty
Water & Sewer Manager

Zoning Articles Proposed for 2019 Annual Town Meeting

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In the attached PDF document, you can view the Zoning Articles proposed for the 2019 Annual Town Meeting. Many of the articles refer to specific zoning districts which you can find HERE!


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