Legislation

Bond Bill to Fund Hopkinton Public Library Renovation and Expansion Now Pending

Bond Bill to Fund Hopkinton Public Library Renovation and Expansion Now Pending

Representative Carolyn Dykema is a co-sponsor a bond bill of $150 million, a portion of which will help fund the renovation and expansion of Hopkinton Public Library. When approved by the House and Senate and as funds become available through the Governor’s Capital Plan, the […]






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 […]






Casino Bill Update

Casino Bill Update

On September 14, the Massachusetts House voted to authorize casino gaming in the Commonwealth. Hopkinton’s Representative Carolyn Dykema was one of 32 “no” votes against the bill. The bill authorizes three resort-style casinos spread across three regions of the state and one slot parlor bid […]






Other Notes and News Updates

Other Notes and News Updates

Meet Superintendent Landman – Community DialoguesIf you have not yet had a chance to attend one of these sessions, we highly recommend them. It is a great chance to get to know Dr. Landman and express what you like and don’t like about the Hopkinton […]






Tax Relief Proposals

Tax Relief Proposals

Dear Educate Hopkinton Subscriber:    There are currently several proposals being considered by the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Revenue which would offer tax relief to taxpayers in Massachusetts. Included are potential deductions for: fees paid for participation in sports, academic, or other student activities (S 1225); […]






Bus Fee Legislation

Bus Fee Legislation

Bus Fee Legislation – House Bill 3658 Under state law schools must provide free busing to students in grades K-6 living more than two miles away. All others can be charged. Hopkinton’s State Representative, Carolyn Dykema, is proposing House Bill 3658, which would allow school […]