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Town Meeting Results Day 2 (unofficial)

Town Meeting Results Day 2 (unofficial)

ZONING BYLAW AMENDMENTS: Sign Bylaw – The proposed changes were requested the Design Review Board. It has reviewed signs on second floors of buildings that from a design perspective do not contribute positively to the appearance of the Town’s commercial areas. It is the intent that […]

Town Meeting Results Day 1 (unofficial)

Town Meeting Results Day 1 (unofficial)

REPORTS: Acceptance of Town Reports – HOPKINTON MA 2016 Annual Town Report – PASSED Hopkinton Day – PASSED FINANCIAL – FISCAL YEAR 2017: FY 2017 Supplemental Appropriations – $500,000 from free cash for snow & ice removal in excess of last year’s budget – PASSED FY 2017 […]

Q & A from the eHop Spotlight on Traffic & Pedestrian Safety

Q & A from the eHop Spotlight on Traffic & Pedestrian Safety

Q: Chamberlain Road resident: If a neighborhood is going to be drastically changed by a development and the residents are really concerned but the Planning Board says they are constrained by bylaws and can’t do anything about it legally, do you have any advice for […]

Hopkinton School Enrollment Continues to Surpass Projections

Hopkinton School Enrollment Continues to Surpass Projections

    Hopkinton Public Schools total PK-12 enrollment stands at 3,465 as of October 1, 2016, which surpasses the most recent projection by just 22 students. For many years, projections showed that enrollment would be either going down slightly or staying the same, but new […]

What We Learned at the eHop Spotlight on Water

What We Learned at the eHop Spotlight on Water

What We Learned about Public Water Approximately 70% of residents are on municipal water. Our municipal water supply comes from eight wells within Hopkinton.  Depending on the water supply available in our eight wells versus our demand for water, Hopkinton also purchases water from Ashland that […]

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 […]