News Archive

Roadwork Update 6-16-2016

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A contractor working for the Town of Hopkinton in preparation for street resurfacing will be installing asphalt shim work on Wednesday June 22nd and Thursday June 23rd from 7am-5pm on the following streets.

Downey St – Full length. (Wednesday)
Downey PL – Full length (Wednesday)
Hayward St – South St to Second Rd (Wednesday & Thursday)
South Mill St – Ash St to Holliston line (Thursday)

One lane of traffic will be open at all times but expect delays and seek alternate routes if possible.

Thank you,

Trash and Recycling Public Hearing Notice

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The Hopkinton Board of Selectmen will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 8:30 PM in the Town Hall on the renewal of the Town’s contract for recycling and solid waste removal. The public is invited to attend the public hearing to ask questions and provide comments to the Board.

Comment letters may also be submitted at the Town Manager’s office during regular business hours, or via email to [email protected].

Brian J. Herr, Chairman
Hopkinton Board of Selectmen

Video: Center School Flag Day 2016

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Center School held their annual Flag Day ceremony on "Flag Day" Tuesday June 14th. Center School students wore red, white and blue, waved US flags, sung patriotic songs and read patriotic poems to celebrate our country. View the ceremony below. See many pictures of the Center School Flag Day Ceremony here!

Weather Trends in Hopkinton: June 5th - June 12th

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According to the DPW weather station, the highest temperature reached in Hopkinton last week was 86.5 degrees, the lowest was 45.6 Average temperature during the week in Hopkinton was 63.8 degrees. Humidity was at an average of 72.9%, the peak was 98% while the lowest was 31%. Wind Speed averaged 1.9 MPH, while reaching a high of 7 MPH. Precipitation accumulated 0.89 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.

5th Annual Touch-a-Truck raises $14,000

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Touch-A-Truck and Food Truck Festival Raises $14,000
for the Renovation and Expansion of Hopkinton Public Library

Hopkinton Public Library Foundation’s 5th Annual Touch-A-Truck and Food Truck Festival raised $14,000 for the restoration, renovation and expansion of Hopkinton Public Library, now under construction. The event hosted 2000 kids and adults on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at the Hopkinton High School Parking Lot.

Public Notice: Fire Flow Test for Library Monday June 20th

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Please be advised that a required fire flow test for the Library, will take place on Monday, June 20th, at 10 PM. Customers may notice some discoloration during and after the tests throughout town. Please avoid doing any laundry, dishwasher loads or other water use activities, during this time. Any discoloration that may occur will eventually dissipate. You may need to run your cold water line to clear your internal pipes once the test is complete.

Deirdre King selected as next Hopkinton High School Athletic Director

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Hopkinton High School has hired a new Athletic Director. Former Framingham High and Ashland High Basketball Coach Deirdre King has been hired. View the press release below.

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Video: Hopkinton Middle School Video Club Last Meeting

The Hopkinton Middle School TV/Video club had their last meeting of the school year. Throughout the year, the club produced a weekly newscast that aired throughout the school on Fridays. Students had the opportunity to run camera, anchor at the news desk, run teleprompter, use the green screen, operate lighting and take the cameras to interview HMS students and staff. HCAM news caught up with students Josh Blangeard, Victoria Allen, Kevin Wang, Manoli Barris, James Muzzy and Elden Rozy as well as Club Instructor, HCAM's, Courtney Taylor.

Ashland Legion Baseball Roster Released

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For the 3rd season HCAM TV in Hopkinton and WACA TV in Ashland will air taped broadcasts of Ashland Legion Baseball Post 77 home games! All home games will be played at Ashland Middle School. HCAM's Tom Nappi will provide play by play of the games while WACA TV will work the camera.
HCAM-ED airs on Comcast channel 96 and on Verizon channel 31. HCAM-TV is Hopkinton's Public and Governmental channel airing on Comcast channel 8 and Verizon channel 30.

Hate Symbol and Offense Graffiti Found

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On Thursday June 9, 2016 the Hopkinton Police responded to a report of a swastika and the word “Jew” painted on a traffic safety sign on North Mill Street. Officers responded and observed the 2 two signs occupying the same post to be spray painted in orange paint.


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