Month: October 2011

Three Elementary School Planning Community Conversations This Week – Please Attend One

Three Elementary School Planning Community Conversations This Week – Please Attend One

Hopkinton Elementary School Planning Join the School Committee for an Essential Community Conversation  The School Committee will be a hosting a conversation with the community regarding planning for our elementary schools. To maximize attendance and participation, three dates will be offered and the format and topics […]






The Library Needs Your Help! Fundraising Meeting Tomorrow

The Library Needs Your Help! Fundraising Meeting Tomorrow

Lindsay McDermott, Hopkinton resident and Educate Hopkinton subscriber, will hold a meeting to brainstorm and begin planning community events to benefit the library. If you would like to plan events, or just help with small tasks, the Library needs you! The meeting will be at […]






Educate Hopkinton Fall Survey Results

Educate Hopkinton Fall Survey Results

What budget topics are Hopkinton residents most interested in this year? Although our survey is not scientific, it does give the Educate Hopkinton board some direction, and at least a rough idea of what topics are of most interest to our readers. If you would […]






What Hopkinton budget topics/issues are residents most interested in this year?

What Hopkinton budget topics/issues are residents most interested in this year?

We passed out a survey at our event on September 25. If you were unable to attend, please click on the link below to take our brief one-page survey: http://www.rationalsurvey.com/s/1566






Recent Notes on Center School and the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA)

Recent Notes on Center School and the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA)

Although no decision has been made yet, the town may decide to submit a new Statement of Interest (SOI) to the MSBA. The MSBA is accepting FY12 SOI’s from now through January 11, 2012. Some brief info about MSBA SOI’s: An SOI should be building […]






Updates on Center School Maintenance and Repairs in the Meantime

Updates on Center School Maintenance and Repairs in the Meantime

HVAC System Over the summer the steam traps in the oldest cast iron radiators at Center School were cleaned at a cost of $8,000 to make them more efficient and not overheat. According to Al Rogers, Hopkinton Public Schools Director of Buildings & Grounds “The last […]






Casino Bill Update

Casino Bill Update

Thank you very much to Representative Carolyn Dykema for attending our event on September 25 and answering our questions. The top two contenders for the “Northeastern Region” casino site are Milford and East Boston (Suffolk Downs). The most clicked link in our last email was […]






Enrollment in Hopkinton Schools Remains Flat, No Significant Decrease is Expected

Enrollment in Hopkinton Schools Remains Flat, No Significant Decrease is Expected

Educate Hopkinton has created a chart of enrollment data from a variety of public documents, which we have recently posted to our website. Although there are slight increases and decreases from year-to-year there is no significant downward or upward trend. From 2004-2018 enrollments range from […]