News Archive

Call for Art: Heart, Courage, Sweat - A Show for Young Artists inspired by the Marathon (Deadline extended to 3/31)

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April 10th – May 18, 2017
Reception at the HCA: Friday, May 5, 6:30 – 7:30pm

This Call for Art is open to all students (Kindergarten through 12th grade) who are residents of Hopkinton.

The Theme
You may have heard the expression, “It all starts here.” That is because Hopkinton is known as the starting point for the oldest continuously run marathon in the world. We want to celebrate the heart, courage, and sweat that runners exemplify each year when they give this race their all – running as best and as fast as they can – for 26.2 miles!

Hopkinton Residents Start Chamberlain-Whalen Neighborhood Coalition

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Over 50 Hopkinton households joined together in a neighborhood coalition. A letter sent out to numerous town officials including Town Manager, Norman Khumalo, the Board of Selectmen, Planning Board, Police Chief and Fire Chief. The letter from the Coalition stated that it was started to preserve the character of neighborhoods that would be affected by a proposal by developer, Paul Mastroianni which would add 34 new homes on a road that would connect Chamberlain Street and Whalen Road.

Hopkinton Democratic Town Caucus – April 7th

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Location: Hopkinton Town Hall, Selectmen’s Room (215 & 216)
Date & Time: Friday, April 7th, 6:00pm – 8:30pm

The caucus is open to all registered and pre-registered Democrats in Hopkinton and the Democratic Committee welcomes all eligible participants.
We encourage all Democrats who may be interested in local offices and committees. Check in at 6, call to caucus at 6:30. – Help govern Hopkinton.

Senators Spilka, Barrett, Eldridge and Creem Announce MetroWest Commonwealth Conversations Tour

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ASHLAND, MA – On Tuesday, April 4th, Senators Karen E. Spilka (D-Ashland), Mike Barrett (D-Lexington), Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) and Cynthia Stone Creem (D-Newton) will host the MetroWest session of the Commonwealth Conversations statewide listening tour. Commonwealth Conversations is an effort to foster civic engagement while helping each Senator learn more about the concerns and priorities of local residents, businesses and interest groups.

Baseball Presentation by Dean College Professor, Jeffrey Skillings at Hopkinton Senior Center

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View a presentation about Baseball History on Thursday April 6th, 12:30pm at the Hopkinton Senior Center. As the 2017 season approaches, English Professor and Baseball Enthusiest, Jeffrey Skillings from Dean College will talk about many topics relating to Baseball.

Professor Skillings has taught courses that relate the game of Baseball to modern day society and allow students to study the history of America's oldest sport. Hot Dogs will be available for early arrivers.

Hear a little more about Professor Skillings in the video below.

Video: First Registered Female Runner to Complete Boston Marathon, Kathrine Switzer Visits Hopkinton

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Kathrine Switzer was born in Amberg, Germany in 1947. She is an American Author, Television commentator and a marathon runner who will be participating in this years Boston Marathon.

Board of Selectmen Greyhound Friends, Inc. Public Hearing Cancellation Notice

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The public hearing on the Greyhound Friends Inc. kennel license scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, has been postponed per the Greyhound Friends Inc. request. A new hearing will be rescheduled to a future date to be announced. Please find attached a letter from Greyhound Friends, Inc. attorney dated March 24, 2017, requesting that the Board of Selectmen postpone the hearing.

Brian Herr, Chairman

Hopkinton HS Club Spring Clean Up Fundraiser

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The Hopkinton High School BPA Club is pleased to offer a great way to recycle clothing and household goods while supporting their efforts to compete locally and nationally. Their big drop off date is Saturday April 8th from 8am to 1pm in the Hopkinton High School parking lot and you can also drop off ahead of time during school hours by contacting their advisor Mr. Scott.

Guelda G. Cain, 102

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Guelda G. Cain, 102, of Hopkinton, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017. Born in Grafton, West Virginia, she was the wife of the late Thomas J. Cain who passed away in 1986.

A former Framingham resident, Guelda was a longtime Hopkinton resident, living 28 years at the Hopkinton Housing Authority until her 100th year. She enjoyed family, reading, and needlework.

Suspect Captured After Manhunt

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A manhunt in the Legacy Farms South area of Hopkinton resulted in the capture of a potential suspect wanted in connection with a drive by shooting in Framingham. On Sunday, March 26, 2017 at approximately 5:00 pm, Framingham and Ashland Police attempted to stop a vehicle identified in connection with the above crime. When the vehicle operator failed to stop officers gave chase to the suspect and followed him into Hopkinton along Route 135. The suspect vehicle crashed in the area of East Main Street at Clinton Street. The operator then fled on foot.


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