Weekly Roundup for 12/23/18

Weekly Roundup for 12/23/18

eHop announces their 2019 Marathon runner Chris Hart • Details about Tuesday’s storm damage • HPD running crosswalk enforcement • New Winter Farmer’s Market in Hopkinton • Lack of restaurant employees in Hopkinton & Metrowest • Man struck by a car in downtown Hopkinton

We are very excited to announce that Hopkinton’s own, Chris Hart, will be running the 2019 Boston Marathon for eHop! Thank you Chris, we can’t wait to cheer you on! To all who appreciate our news and forums, please consider making a donation. Thank you! https://www.gofundme.com/chris-hart039s-and-ehop-2019-boston-marathon-run

Details about Tuesday’s storm damage and power outage. Wild winds toppled a large pine tree and downed power lines in Hopkinton on Tuesday, forcing officials to cancel school for the day. A large tree fell across Ash Street early Tuesday morning. A nearby utility pole split in two. http://hopkinton.wickedlocal.com/news/20181218/power-restored-in-hopkinton-schools-in-session-on-wednesday

HPD will be running plain clothes crosswalk enforcement. Please keep an eye out for Forrest and Skylar https://twitter.com/hopkintonpolice/status/1075819972629331975?s=21

New this winter. Hopkinton Winter Farmers Market takes place at the Weston Nurseries open:

  • Saturday, January 19, 2019 9-1pm
  • Saturday, February 23, 2019 9-1pm
  • Saturday, March 23, 2019 9-1pm


With the rapid growth of regional chains, recruitment for workers is in full gear. Hopkinton’s Central Public House and 110 Grill are both mentioned in the article. https://www.metrowestdailynews.com/news/20181216/lack-of-employees-creates-crisis-mode-for-restaurant-owners-in-massachusetts

A 63-year-old man was hospitalized with what police describe as non-life threatening injuries after he was struck by a car Friday night on Main Street. http://hopkinton.wickedlocal.com/news/20181215/man-struck-by-car-on-main-street-in-hopkinton