Author: Charusmitha Ram

Weekly News Update – 04/09/2024

Weekly News Update – 04/09/2024

EHop’s Know Your Vote on APRIL 29th • Updated Candidates List for the 2024 Town Election • Select Board completes HPD Chief Bennett’s midyear review, offers goals for improvement • Town releases community survey seeking input on skills desired in new town manager • OSPC accepts 

Weekly News Update – 03/25/2024

Weekly News Update – 03/25/2024

Traffic light issue at Main/Cedar reportedly resolved • EHop’s Know Your Vote on APRIL 29TH • Updated Candidates List for the 2024 Town Election • DPW continues with second phase of town hydrant flushing project • Climate Action Plan Open House give residents opportunity to 

Weekly News Update – 03/18/24

Weekly News Update – 03/18/24

Updated Candidates List for the 2024 Town Election • Hopkins workshop topics include security, finances • Open Space Preservation Commission gives input on potential town building uses • Parks & Rec Commission discusses ‘sneaky parkers’ at EMC Park parking lot, Sandy Beach signage • Hopkinton 

Weekly News Update – 03/10/24

Weekly News Update – 03/10/24

Updated Candidates List for the 2024 Town Election • Select Board suspends town investigation of HPD Chief Bennett until DA probe is completed • Select Board discusses additional proposed Town Meeting articles, Clinton Street streetlight request • Historical Commission weighs in on Hopkinton Drug property, 

Weekly News Update – 12/03/23

Weekly News Update – 12/03/23

Town Committee Openings 2024 • Annual Town Meeting and FY25 Budget Timeline • Traffic study to be conducted on Main Street side streets Dec. 7 • Traffic study to be conducted on Main Street side streets Dec. 7 • ‘All hands’ meeting stresses transparency, collaboration, 

Weekly News Roundup: Special Town Meeting Edition – 10/29/2023

Weekly News Roundup: Special Town Meeting Edition – 10/29/2023

SPECIAL TOWN MEETING NOTICE – 11/13/23 • ELECTRONIC VOTING FOR SPECIAL TOWN MEETING • Elmwood School Building Project – Community Forum • Elementary School Building Committee – 2 and Hopkinton Public Schools • Hopkinton Permanent Building Committee to Hold Public Forum • Select Board Roundup: STM 

Weekly News Update – 10/01/2023

Weekly News Update – 10/01/2023

Trails Committee reviews committee charges, approves Scout project requests • New Parks & Rec director takes helm; temporary skate park concept introduced • Health Department surveys residents on vaccines • Pedestrian bridge proposals dominate Conservation Commission meeting • Lake Maspenock advocates push for limited use 

Weekly News Update – 09/17/2023

Weekly News Update – 09/17/2023

Resident tip leads to cease-and-desist letters to illegal food operations in town • Conservation Commission focuses on violations at The Trails, Leonard Street • Planning Board roundup: Strength of inclusionary zoning bylaw tested by Keystone proposal; Whisper Way hearings continued • School Committee talks revised capital 

Weekly News Update – 08/27/2023

Weekly News Update – 08/27/2023

Roadwork continues on multiple streets in town • Community Preservation Committee reviews projects, announces start of new funding cycle • Upper, main beaches at State Park again unsafe for swimming • ESBC moves $158 million budget forward with School Committee endorsement • Select Board votes to endorse 

Weekly News Update – 08/20/2023

Weekly News Update – 08/20/2023

ESBC weighs ‘alternates’ to proposed new school budget • Hopkinton State Park upper beach reopens, main beach still deemed unsafe for swimming • Boston Tea Party participant to be commemorated at Hopkinton cemetery • Golden Pond allowed to accept new patients after state approves corrective action 

Weekly News Update – 08/6/2023

Weekly News Update – 08/6/2023

Budget process, school proposal addressed by School Committee • Open Space Preservation Commission talks about boundaries • Main Street Corridor Project update: Grading of bike path continues • Board of Appeals: East Main property again denied permit for receptions; Winter Street resident OK’d to sell bikes • Momentum builds 

Weekly News Update – 07/29/2023

Weekly News Update – 07/29/2023

Snowball effect of capital needs highlighted by School Committee • Board of Health roundup: Health Department clarifies communication about YMCA potable water quality • Water quality at Sandy Beach remains safe, testing shows • State reimbursement, traffic on ESBC’s agenda • Planning Board roundup: Center School reuse, MBTA Communities