Month: October 2016

What You Can Do Now About Water

What You Can Do Now About Water

Water conservation and community action can help protect Hopkinton’s water supply amidst ongoing drought. At Home:  Be a good neighbor. Obey all town water bans whether you are a private well owner or on municipal water. Conserve water (see tips inside brochure). Test your well […]






Early Voting Continues Until Nov. 4 or Vote at the Polls on Nov. 8

Early Voting Continues Until Nov. 4 or Vote at the Polls on Nov. 8

Early voting can be done in person or by mail by any registered voter. In Hopkinton, early voting can be done in person at Hopkinton Town Hall, 18 Main Street until Friday, November 4  during usual business hours which are Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8:00 […]






Follow eHop on LinkedIn

Follow eHop on LinkedIn

eHop relies heavily on Facebook and Twitter for posting various news articles when we don’t have time to write something up in more detail for our website, especially during the summer months. Recognizing that not everyone is on Facebook or Twitter, we recently set-up a […]






As Some Private Wells Run Dry, eHop Holds Public Forum On Water 10/28

As Some Private Wells Run Dry, eHop Holds Public Forum On Water 10/28

Hopkinton ground water levels are down 4.5’* and residents are feeling the impact.  Amidst continuing extreme drought conditions, eHop has announced that it will hold a public forum titled, eHop’s Spotlight on Water, on Friday, October 28 at 9:45 am – 11 :00 am at […]






Drought of 2016

Drought of 2016

Some recent news articles about the drought: Drought conditions ease slightly By Rob Haneisen, Metrowest Daily News, 10-13-16 http://hopkinton.wickedlocal.com/news/20161013/drought-conditions-ease-slightly Extreme drought unchanged in Massachusetts By Rob Haneisen, Metrowest Daily News, 10-6-16 http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/news/20161006/extreme-drought-unchanged-in-massachusetts Hopkinton selectmen hear briefing on drought By Jonathan Phelps, Metrowest Daily News, 9-23-16 […]






Video: Briefing on Drought at Selectmen’s Meeting

Video: Briefing on Drought at Selectmen’s Meeting

At their September 20 meeting the Hopkinton Selectmen heard a briefing on the drought from the John Westerling, Director of the Public Works and Eric Carty, Water-Sewer Manager.






State & Presidential Election – Tues. Nov. 8 – Early voting begins 10/24

State & Presidential Election – Tues. Nov. 8 – Early voting begins 10/24

There is no school on Tuesday, November 8 due to a Teacher Professional Day timed as usual to coincide with election day. Because the polls are located at the Middle School, this reduces parking & traffic congestion and increases student safety on this busy day. There […]






Charter Review Committee Targets February Special Town Meeting

Charter Review Committee Targets February Special Town Meeting

At least once every ten (10) years, in each year ending in a six (6), the Town Clerk shall establish a special committee for the purpose of reviewing this Charter and to make a report, with recommendations, to the Town Meeting concerning any proposed amendments which said committee […]