Author: Nancy Cavanaugh

School Budget Update

School Budget Update

The Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Cathy MacLeod has presented a total preliminary budget for FY 17 of $39,143,441, representing a 4.31% increase over the FY 16 budget.  However, School Departments will continue to present their parts of the budget separately to the School Committee at […]

New School Vote – Results & Next Steps

New School Vote – Results & Next Steps

Question 1 – New Elementary School PASSES Yes 1211 No 431 After passing both the Special Town Meeting and Special Town Election votes by overwhelming majorities, the new elementary school has kicked off into the next phase– design development. During the design development phase, the Elementary […]

Indoor Recreactional Facility – Results

Indoor Recreactional Facility – Results

Question 2 – Indoor Recreational Facility PASSES Yes 873 (53%) No 761 Stay tuned for the next eHop blog to learn about the next steps for this project…

Article #1 Elementary School Building Project

Article #1 Elementary School Building Project

The first article up at the October 26 Special Town Meeting will be to vote on appropriating money to build a new elementary school to replace the existing Center School.  Because it will be funded by a debt exclusion, it must pass by a 2/3 […]

Article #8 – Fruit Street Indoor Recreational Facility

Article #8 – Fruit Street Indoor Recreational Facility

The Parks and Recreation Commission sponsored Article 8 of the Special Town Meeting to appropriate $500,000 to build an indoor practice and recreation facility on the Fruit street Athletic Field Complex.  If passed, the athletic facility will be connected to the pavillion which was already […]

Question 1: DPW Facility

Question 1: DPW Facility

Question 1: Shall the Town of Hopkinton be allowed to be exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one-half, so-called, the amounts required to pay for the bond issued in order to construct a new Department of Public Works headquarters facility? Voters at Town […]