Weekly Roundup 03/30/2019

Weekly Roundup 03/30/2019

7th Annual “Know Your Vote” Spotlight on Town Meeting • Bittersweet Cafe in Hopkinton eyes April reopening • Chris is 83% of the way to his goal, help him reach $5000 before the Marathon! • Sheriff Koutoujian named to Council of State Government’s Justice Center Advisory Board • Public service announcement for dog owners: Dog Licenses Due April 1 • eHop featured on ‘All About Hopkinton’ • Milford area car insurance premiums spike • Ashland seeks more details on gas pipeline plan • Hopkinton’s new means-tested senior tax exemption program application

7th Annual “Know Your Vote” Spotlight on Town Meeting

Monday, April 29, 6:30-8:30 pm in the Hopkinton High School library.

7th Annual “Know Your Vote”

Bittersweet Cafe in Hopkinton eyes April reopening

The owner of Bittersweet Cafe hopes to overcome hurdles with local licensing regulations and open in a new downtown location by the end of April.

https://hopkinton.wickedlocal.com/news/20190329/bittersweet-cafe-in-hopkinton-eyes-april-reopening

Chris is 83% of the way to his goal, help him reach $5000 before the Marathon!

https://www.gofundme.com/chris-hart039s-and-ehop-2019-boston-marathon-run

RELATED VIDEO:

Chris Hart eHop 2019 Boston Marathon

Chris has made the incredible promise to donate $1,000 of his own funds to eHop once he reaches his $5,000 fundraising goal.

https://vimeo.com/326444245

Sheriff Koutoujian named to Council of State Government’s Justice Center Advisory Board

The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center, a national nonprofit organization that develops research-driven strategies to increase public safety and strengthen communities, announced today that Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian has joined its Advisory Board.

http://www.hcam.tv/news/sheriff-koutoujian-named-council-state-governments-justice-center-advisory-board 

Public service announcement for dog owners: Dog Licenses Due April 1

If your dog doesn’t have their 2019 license yet then don’t wait. If the required materials have not been received by Town Clerk before the close of business on April 1st, then a $25 late fee (per household) will be assessed.

http://www.hcam.tv/news/dog-licenses-due-april-1

eHop featured on ‘All About Hopkinton’

‘All About Hopkinton’, a half hour show airs new episodes twice monthly where eHop is featured this week.

http://www.hcam.tv/allabouthopkinton

Milford area car insurance premiums spike

In MetroWest, Framingham has the highest car premiums, at $1,407, followed by Natick ($1,255). Hopkinton ($1,018) and Northborough ($1,021) are on the lower side. Premiums are on the low end in Franklin and Medway. It’s difficult to tell why one zip code is paying more than another.

https://hopkinton.wickedlocal.com/news/20190325/milford-area-car-insurance-premiums-spike

Ashland seeks more details on gas pipeline plan

Mihai’s home on Indian Spring Road is one of more than 80 residential parcels that fall in the path of a more than 60-year-old gas line that starts near Legacy Farms in Hopkinton and ends on Cedar Street in Ashland.

Eversource is looking to double the width of the pipes on that 3.71-mile gas line – decommissioning the current 6-inch pipes and replacing them with brand-new 12-inch pipes right alongside them

https://www.metrowestdailynews.com/news/20190323/ashland-seeks-more-details-on-gas-pipeline-plan

Hopkinton’s new means-tested senior tax exemption program application

In case you missed our recent program on tax relief for seniors, here is information & an application for Hopkinton’s new means-tested senior tax exemption program that offers $550-2200 tax credit for those 65+ and with other criteria.

http://www.hopkintonma.gov/HopkintonFY20_MeansTestedSeniorExemptionAmended1.pdf

 



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