News Archive

Roadwork Notice 8/7-8/11 2017

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Roadwork is scheduled to begin on the following streets. Work hours will be approximately 7am-5pm unless otherwise noted.

8/7-8/9 – Wood St (from Exchange St to Rocky Woods Rd). Milling.
8/10-8/11 – Hayden Rowe St (from College St to the Milford line). Milling. 9am-3pm.
8/9 – Daniel Rd – Reclaim.

Please expect delays and seek alternate routes when possible.

Mike Mansir
Highway Manager

Charlotte B. (Lane) Fargo, 96

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Charlotte B. (Lane) Fargo of Hopkinton, Massachusetts passed away on August 6, 2017, at age 96. She was the wife of the late George A. Fargo, Sr. of Hopkinton and sister of the late Evelyn Read of Holliston, Mass.

Born on September 15, 1920 in Framingham, MA, Charlotte was the daughter of Charles and Mattie (Rowe) Lane, and she graduated from Framingham High School. She married George A. Fargo, Sr., in 1943, and they moved to Hopkinton in 1949, where she lived for the next 68 years.

Keep Smilin 4 Abbie Field Hockey Event Venue Changed Due to Inclement Weather!

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Keep Smilin 4 Abbie has announced that Saturday (August 5th) Field Hockey event has changed location due to the likely rainy weather. Please see details below!

"We have decided to move the location for Saturday’s fundraiser due to risk of inclement weather.

The location has been changed to an indoor facility
185 Otis Street
Northborough, MA 01532

Please arrive by 12:30 for player registration. Games will begin at 1:00 p.m. The event will end as previously scheduled at 4:00 p.m.

Greyhound Friends Animal Cruelty Case Update

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HCAM news received an update regarding the animal cruelty case against Louise Coleman, Director of the temporarily closed Greyhound Friends. The shelter was closed due to numerous reports of inhumane and unsanitary conditions.

"The judge denied the defendents motions to dismiss the charges. The defendant’s attorney claimed that the case should be dismissed because the charges were “unconstitutionally vague” and claimed she did not have “charge or custody” of the dogs.

Video: Hopkinton Police National Night Out 2017

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The 4th annual National Night out took place at the Hopkinton town common. The nationwide event allows community members with participating departments of all ages to talk with their local Police Officers and learn about safety and what the Police Department does to keep the community safe. This year the Middlesex Sheriff's Department showed off some of the K9 unit. View highlights below!

View the news segment in the first video and extra footage of the K9 unit demonstration in the 2nd video.

Button Cell Battery Collection

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Bring your used Button Cell batteries to the Hopkinton Senior Center to be recycled.

Hopkinton Senior Center 28 Mayhew Street

Monday -Thursday 8:30 – 4 pm
Friday 8:30 – 2 pm

All proceeds to benefit Health programs at the Senior Center.

Additional Drop Box Locations: Woodville Post Office, Hopkinton Post Office, St. John’s Church, Hopkinton Library, Golden Pond and St. Paul’s Church

Hopkinton Public Library August 2017 Update

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We're getting very excited to open our newly expanded and renovated building, and we hope you're excited to see it too! Library staff are appreciative to the community and the many groups and town departments who have been supportive while we have been in the temporary location and for the overall project.

Weather Trends in Hopkinton: July 23rd - July 30th

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According to the DPW weather station, the highest temperature reached in Hopkinton July 23rd through July 30th was 85.8 degrees, the lowest was 48.5 degrees. Average temperature during the week in Hopkinton was 65.5 degrees. Humidity was at an average of 76.4%, the peak was 98% while the lowest was 34%. Wind Speed averaged 1 MPH, while reaching a high of 6 MPH. Precipitation accumulated 0.98 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.

Hopkinton Police National Night Out: Tuesday August 1st 5-8pm at Town Common

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This event is being hosted by the Hopkinton Police Department.

The Hopkinton Police Department would like to invite everyone to our 3rd annual National Night out against crime.

The date of the event is Tuesday August 1, 2017 @ The Hopkinton Town common from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.

Hopkinton Veterans Breakfast August 4th 2017

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Dear Veterans and Friends:

The big day has arrived: camaraderie, community, and chow at the Senior Center mess hall on Friday, 4 August 2017, at or before 0900 hours. Uniform of the day is civilian casual. Bring a friend who is a veteran.

Beforehand, consider visiting your buddies: . The Gallery continues to grow. There might be some surprising postings for you to see.


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