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Brian Herr: Statement On The Sgt Bergdahl Prisoner Exchange

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HOPKINTON, MA - Brian Herr, Republican candidate for United States Senate, issued the following statement on the Sgt. Bergdahl prisoner exchange:

"The prisoner exchange involving Sgt. Bergdahl has once again highlighted the administration's propensity to rush to action short of a full comprehension of the issues.

The President set a dangerous precedent. Trading Taliban leaders for Sgt. Bergdahl could increase the danger for Americans and could lead to more U.S. Soldiers being held hostage.

Planning Board Approves Verizon Building Modifications

By Courtney Taylor, Master Control

The Planning Board voted to approve the site plan for the Verizon building at 35 Hayden Rowe Street during their June 2 meeting. A new generator is required at the site because the current generator is running at 100% capacity. Everything in the building has to be connected to the generator in the event of a power outage, and currently the building cannot be expanded because of this. Present at the meeting were architect Dennis Gray, consultants Lawrence Copley and Sandra Lake, and Verizon representative Scott Robinson.

Help Us Govern Hopkinton

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The Town of Hopkinton is encouraging all residents who are interested in helping govern Hopkinton to apply now to any board of committee. If you have been curious or interested in giving your time, expertise or perspective on behalf of your community, now is an excellent time to get involved!

Help Us Govern Hopkinton

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The Town of Hopkinton is encouraging all residents who are interested in helping govern Hopkinton to apply now to any board of committee. If you have been curious or interested in giving your time, expertise or perspective on behalf of your community, now is an excellent time to get involved!

Town Election Results are in!

By Tom Nappi, News Director

The town election results were made official Monday Night about an hour after the polls closed at 8pm. The only contested race was school committee in which 2 seats were available. It was a close race between the 3 candidates Kelly Knight, Lori Nickerson and Frank Sivo. Knight and Nickerson were elected to the school committee.

School committee
Kelly Knight - 1230
Lori Nickerson - 1173
Frank Sivo - 1028.

Planning Board Reviews Modifications to Verizon Building

By Courtney Taylor, Master Control

No vote was taken on a modification to the Verizon building at 35 Hayden Rowe Street during the Planning Board meeting on Monday, May 12. An addition at the front and rear of the site will include a generator and other mechanical equipment which the Planning Board requested to have expected noise levels for. Dennis Gray and Colleen Anderson from Gray Architects were present to represent Verizon.

Hopkinton School Committee Strategic Plan Public Forum

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The Hopkinton School Committee in conjunction with the Superintendent, Steering Committee and Administrative Team has developed a new 5-year Strategic Plan to guide the work of the district. We are thankful for all of the public input gathered through public forums and survey data and are ready to share the results. The following dates have been selected to provide opportunity for public comment prior to the School Committee’s vote to accept the plan. We encourage you to attend so that your voice can be heard.

Forum dates, location and times are as listed below: