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Video: Hopkinton Special Town Meeting Recap

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Over 700 voters were in attendance for a Special Town Meeting that took place on Monday December 9th due to a citizens petition. Six articles were on the docket, Article 1 was the citizens petition which served the purpose of attempting to stop the Main Street Corridor Project. The article looked to rescind the vote of Article 47 from the 2018 Annual Town Meeting which allowed the Town to utilize or negotiate for easements as part of the project. The group who filed the Citizens Petition called the Main Street Alliance spoke first.

Community Notice: Board of Health Appoints Public Health Nurse

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It is with great pleasure that the Board of Health and I inform you that Kasey Mauro has accepted the position of Public Health Nurse for the Town of Hopkinton Health Department.

Video: Hopkinton Town Common Tree Lighting

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This past Saturday at the Town Common, the annual Christmas Tree lighting took place. Prior to the lighting Hopkinton Scouts entertained the crowd with some Christmas songs. View scenes below.

Charles Francis Lowell, 76

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Charles Francis Lowell, 76, of Hopkinton, passed away Tuesday, December 10, 2019. Born in Framingham, he was the son of the late Evelyn (Hamm) and Charles Theodore Lowell. He was married to the love of his life, Donna Irene (Wright) Lowell for 53 years, this month.

Video: Hopkinton Card & Gift Hosts 31st Annual Open House

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This past weekend, Hopkinton drug and the Card and Gift store hosted their 31st annual Holiday Open House. The event featured numerous activities including Caricature Drawings, Jo Jo the Magician was also there to entertain and Kids also had an opportunity to meet Santa Claus himself.

View scenes below!

M. Lorraine Sniffen passes.

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M. Lorraine Sniffen, Venice, FL passed away Monday, December 9, 2019, following a brief illness. Born in Framingham, MA she was the daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Robertson) Irvine of Hopkinton, MA..

Weather Trends in Hopkinton: December 2nd-8th

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According to the DPW weather station, the highest temperature reached in Hopkinton December 2nd-8th was 41.4 degrees, the lowest was 7.0 degrees. Average temperature during the week in Hopkinton was 28.5 degrees. Humidity was at an average of 84%, the peak was 97% while the lowest was 31%. Rain accumulated 0.63 inches last week in Hopkinton. You can see all the averages for Hopkinton below and be on the lookout for future weather updates in Hopkinton.

Town Notice of Vacancies

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The following Boards & Committees have vacancies:
Interested residents should apply via the online volunteer form at http://hopkintonma.gov/hug
Board or committee qualifications: Open to all Hopkinton residents.
● Community Preservation Commission
● Cultural Council
● Personnel Committee
● Sustainable Green Committee
● Veteran’s Celebration Committee

Special Town Meeting Updates 12-9-2019

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View town meeting on HCAM (Comcast Channel 8, Verizon Channel 30) or online here:. View Motions Document here!

Amendment to run meeting on 1st Night until completion by Select Board Chair, Brendan Tedstone - Passed Majority Call Vote

Chamber of Commerce: Moving the Downtown Corridor Project Forward

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The Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors would like to urge your attendance at that this evening's (Dec. 9) Special Town Meeting to be held at Hopkinton Middle School beginning at 7 pm.

After years of study and extensive public input it is time to move the much-needed Downtown Corridor Project forward and your attendance and support Monday evening will allow that to happen. Please see the link below (Citizens Advocacy Group) prepared by Citizens Advocacy Group FOR the Main Street Corridor Project, Hopkinton, MA, which stresses the importance of your participation.

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