Library

Commissioner of Trust Funds – Did You Know?

Commissioner of Trust Funds – Did You Know?

The Commissioners of Trust Funds is a three-member three-year elected board that acts in accordance with the Massachusetts General Laws. This group of elected members submits a written statement of the amount of payment and the date this payment was made to the town anytime […]






Board of Library Trustees – Did you Know?

Board of Library Trustees – Did you Know?

The Hopkinton Public Library’s Board of Trustees is a five-member elected board responsible for overseeing the library for the benefit of the community.  Working closely with the library director, members are responsible for establishing library policies and plans, determining the final budget and conducting public […]






Library Moving to South Street During Renovation

Library Moving to South Street During Renovation

According to an article in the Metrowest Daily News “The Planning Board gave its OK to the town’s $11.8 million library renovation and expansion project Monday night, after debating landscaping and a $16,000 per year deal for the town to use part of the St. John […]






PBC Announces Refinement of Library Design

PBC Announces Refinement of Library Design

Hopkinton Public Library Foundation press release: Since the May 2014 Town Meeting and Town Election, when residents approved funding for the Library building project, Hopkinton’s Permanent Building Committee (PBC) has been hard at work refining the plans for the restoration, renovation and expansion of Hopkinton Public […]






Library Foundation Update

Library Foundation Update

It has been an incredible year for the library.  This October, the Hopkinton Library Foundation’s Hoptoberfest event brought in over $30,000 for the library project. Also in late October, Hopkinton’s Town Manager signed the contract for the Library’s $4.5 million Construction Grant. Hopkinton is expected […]






Library and Underride Pass; Knight and Nickerson Elected to School Committee

Library and Underride Pass; Knight and Nickerson Elected to School Committee

Congratulations to all the participants in the May 19 town election and thank you for your willingness to volunteer for our town. This year 2,132 voters participated, which is more than a 50% increase from last May’s Town Election. The ballot questions for the library expansion funding […]






Vote Tomorrow on Library, Underride and School Committee

Vote Tomorrow on Library, Underride and School Committee

All Hopkinton precincts vote at the Middle School. Polls are open 7:00am-8:00pm on Monday, May 19. The only contested race is for School Committee, so we are listing those candidates first, in alphabetical order as they appear on the ballot. There are also two ballot questions: […]






Town Meeting Day 1 Results (unofficial)

Town Meeting Day 1 Results (unofficial)

Acceptance of Town Reports PASSED FY14 Supplement Appropriations – transfer $935,000 from Free Cash for HR, Snow Removal, 300th Anniversary PASSED FY14 Budget Transfers – transfer $48,314.14 from 300th Anniversary Expenses to a Celebrations Special Fund, and transfer $33,930 from Waste Disposal to Highway Expenses PASSED Unpaid Bills from […]