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Board of Selectmen Meeting Date Change

By contributor,

Due to the upcoming state primary election, the Board of Selectmen have rescheduled their September 9, 2014 meeting to September 11, 2014 at 5:30 PM (Executive Session) and 6:30 PM (Public Session) in room 211 and room 215 of Town Hall, respectively. A complete agenda and packet will be published early next week.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call the Selectman's Office at 508-497-9700.

Town Hall Basement Closure

By contributor,

The Town Engineer is announcing that the ongoing work for the Town Hall Basement Project will require closing the basement to Town Hall starting Monday, September 8th. The basement will need to remain closed until completion of the project in October. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause as this necessary work is being completed.

Town Hall Parking Lot Entrance Relocation

By contributor,

The Town Engineer would like to announce that the ongoing work for the Town Hall Roof Replacement Project will require the entrance to the parking lot behind Town Hall to be closed on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (September 8th, 9th and 10th) from 7:30am – 4:30pm.

During this time the exit will be utilized as both the entrance and the exit. Uniformed traffic control will be present throughout the process and temporary signage will be installed.

Town Hall Parking Lot Entrance Relocation

By contributor,

The Town Engineer would like to announce that the ongoing work for the Town Hall Roof Replacement Project will require the entrance to the parking lot behind Town Hall to be closed on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (September 8th, 9th and 10th) from 7:30am – 4:30pm.

During this time the exit will be utilized as both the entrance and the exit. Uniformed traffic control will be present throughout the process and temporary signage will be installed.

Board of Appeals Approves Cell Tower Additions

By Kelsey Simonson, Staff Producer

The Board of Appeals met Wednesday, August 27th. Their discussion focused primarily on adding equipment to cell phone towers at 0 Wilson Street, 1 Mechanic Street, and 26 Lumber Street.

Board Chairman Rory Warren was absent from this meeting; Vice Chairman Michael Pierce presided over the meeting in his stead. After calling the meeting to order, the board moved to push discussion of Peppercorn Village, originally scheduled to be discussed at the meeting, to a later date. Pierce expressed concern over insufficient time to review the matter fully.

Visioning Steering Group Gives Update to Planning Board

By Courtney Taylor, Master Control

Tim Kilduff from the Visioning Steering Group appeared before the Planning Board during their August 25 meeting to give an update to the Board. A lot of work has been done by the Group and the Group is preparing a survey that will be sent out to the community during the week of September 1. Many members of the Group were in attendance as Kilduff gave his report.

Hopkinton Board of Health Vacancy Announcement

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On August 22, 2014 the Hopkinton Board of Health notified the Board of Selectmen of a vacancy on the Board of Health due to a resignation and are currently seeking candidates for this position.

Pursuant to Town Charter provision 3-1(e), a joint meeting, consisting of the remaining members of the Hopkinton Board of Health and the members of the Board of Selectmen, will (tentatively) convene on September 9th at a regularly scheduled Board of Selectmen meeting to appoint an individual to temporarily fill this one seat until the next Annual Town Election in May of 2015.