Weekly News Roundup – 07/18/2021

Weekly News Roundup – 07/18/2021

Main Street Corridor Project – Weekly Update • Hazardous waste collection July 31 at DPW facility • Board of Appeals grants extension to Frankland Road office building owner to work on vehicles • ConCom chastises housing development projects for not following guidelines, causing water issues • Planning Board adds Mannan, discusses proposed developments • School Committee roundup: Enrollment numbers continue to rise; mask requirement debated


Main  Street Corridor Project – Weekly Update

What to Expect for the Week of July 19, 2021

  • Continuation of the Drainage Installation along Main Street (from Claflin Ave to 89-91 Main Street)
  • Installation of Mast Arm Foundation for Traffic Signals along the corridor
  • MassDOT Survey Crews to continue to locate limits of easements within the corridor
  • Delivery of Drainage Materials

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RELATED: Live Construction Video Feeds are available for the Main Street Corridor Project, check where crews are working and traffic / weather conditions before you leave your home or office.

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Hazardous waste collection July 31 at DPW facility

Hopkinton’s Department of Public Works (DPW) will host a household hazardous waste collection on Saturday, July 31, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. It will be held at the DPW facility at 83 Wood St.

This program is for Hopkinton residents only, and participants should be prepared to show identification. There is a limit of 25 pounds of products and one trip per household. Drivers will remain in their vehicle when they arrive, and staff members will remove the items, which are to be kept in original, sealed containers whenever possible.

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Board of Appeals grants extension to Frankland Road office building owner to work on vehicles

Hopkinton’s Board of Appeals on Wednesday unanimously granted an extension of the compliance deadline to Oct. 30 to the owner of the former Liberty Mutual building on Frankland Road. The owner had appealed a cease and desist order regarding the storage and maintenance of construction vehicles on the property.

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ConCom chastises Legacy Farms, Leonard Street projects for not following guidelines, causing water issues

The Conservation Commission at its Tuesday meeting rebuked two projects for allowing violations that caused flooding and instability on their sites.

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Planning Board adds Mannan, discusses proposed developments

Monday night’s Planning Board meeting began with a joint session that included the Select Board. This was for the appointment of a new member to the Planning Board to replace Muriel Kramer, who vacated her seat when she was elected to the Select Board.

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School Committee roundup: Enrollment numbers continue to rise; mask requirement debated

The School Committee on Thursday night discussed a number of issues at its hybrid meeting from the HCAM studio, including enrollment figures for the upcoming year and the importance of growing the Special Education Parents Advisory Council (SEPAC) to help address the issues faced by parents of students with disabilities.

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