Weekly News Update – 07/09/2023

Weekly News Update – 07/09/2023

Board & Committee Vacancies • School Committee Roundup • Open Space Preservation Commission • Main Street Corridor Project Update

Board & Committee Vacancies

Updated 6/27/23: The following Town boards & committees will have one or more anticipated vacancies. Please see the Town website at hopkintonma.gov for information about the duties of specific boards and committees. Interested residents must apply via the online volunteer application form. Never served on a Board or Committee before? Take a look at Hopkinton’s Board/Committee Orientation Handbook to get a better idea of what to expect.

Read list of “Openings on Board & Committees” on eHop.org

School Committee roundup

  • Designer chosen for Hopkins School addition
  • Marathon School to have a therapy dog

Read “School Committee roundup: Designer chosen for Hopkins addition; Marathon to have therapy dog” from the Hopkinton Independent

Open Space Preservation Commission

  • Umina property abutting Springwood and Hunters Ridge neighborhoods
  • Debate over TCMC raises issue about where committee bills should be directed
  • Budget line item proposed for money to tackle invasives
  • OSPC seeks to increase online presence

Read “Open Space Preservation Commission continues discussion about Springwood-area land” from the Hopkinton Independent

Main Street Corridor project update

What to Expect for the Week of July 10th to July 14th, 2023


  • The eastbound detour from Pleasant Street to Maple to Hayden Rowe will be used Monday-Tuesday.
  • The Town Hall entrance will be two-way on Monday, July 10th while the exit driveway is closed, and will be closed on Tuesday, July 11th with access maintained via two-way traffic at exit driveway.

East Side of Project

  • Installation of conduit and bases for site lighting from the Muffin House to Ash Street (work will take place in the excavated sidewalk area)
  • Installation of the granite curb from the Muffin House to Ash Street
  • Grade and pour concrete sidewalks from the Muffin House to Ash Street

West Side of Project

  • Reset curb from Mayhew Street to Mount Auburn Street
  • Grade and pour concrete sidewalks

See hopkintonmainstreet.com for details

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