Library and Underride Pass; Knight and Nickerson Elected to School Committee

Library and Underride Pass; Knight and Nickerson Elected to School Committee

Congratulations to all the participants in the May 19 town election and thank you for your willingness to volunteer for our town. This year 2,132 voters participated, which is more than a 50% increase from last May’s Town Election. The ballot questions for the library expansion funding 

Vote Tomorrow on Library, Underride and School Committee

Vote Tomorrow on Library, Underride and School Committee

All Hopkinton precincts vote at the Middle School. Polls are open 7:00am-8:00pm on Monday, May 19. The only contested race is for School Committee, so we are listing those candidates first, in alphabetical order as they appear on the ballot. There are also two ballot questions: 

Town Meeting Day 1 Results (unofficial)

Town Meeting Day 1 Results (unofficial)

Acceptance of Town Reports PASSED FY14 Supplement Appropriations – transfer $935,000 from Free Cash for HR, Snow Removal, 300th Anniversary PASSED FY14 Budget Transfers – transfer $48,314.14 from 300th Anniversary Expenses to a Celebrations Special Fund, and transfer $33,930 from Waste Disposal to Highway Expenses PASSED Unpaid Bills from 

Photo Gallery of Town Meeting Articles

Photo Gallery of Town Meeting Articles

For your visual reference, here’s a photo gallery of select Town Meeting articles:

List of Articles with Details and Links

List of Articles with Details and Links

Acceptance of Town Reports FY14 Supplement Appropriations – transfer $935,000 from Free Cash FY14 Budget Transfers – transfer $48,314.14 from 300th Anniversary Expenses to a Celebrations Special Fund, and transfer $33,930 from Waste Disposal to Highway Expenses Unpaid Bills from Previous Fiscal Years – No Action 

Photo Gallery of Town Meeting Articles

Photo Gallery of Town Meeting Articles

For your visual reference, here’s a photo gallery of select Town Meeting articles:

List of Articles for Town Meeting

List of Articles for Town Meeting

Educate Hopkinton will provide more details and links next weekend, prior to Town Meeting, but for now here are the key documents and the list of articles. Documents: Read the Full 2014 Town Meeting Warrant Annual Town Meeting Article Tracker (live document, updated frequently) FY2015 

Town Meeting Warrant Finalized

Town Meeting Warrant Finalized

At last week’s meeting, the Board of Selectmen finalized the warrant (agenda) for annual Town Meeting coming up in May. Town Meeting begins Monday, May 5 at 7:00pm at the Middle School. The meeting typically adjourns at 11:00pm and is continued on consecutive evenings usually 

Library Foundation Update

Library Foundation Update

According to an article in today’s Metrowest Daily News, the Hopkinton Public Library Foundation has raised $225,000 toward its goal of $1 million in four years. HPLF has started a ‘1,000 homes for Hopkinton Library’ campaign, and signs in the yards of donors are popping up around town. 

With lead gift by Sandra and Kevin Delbridge, 50 Families Contribute $175,000 to the Library Renovation

With lead gift by Sandra and Kevin Delbridge, 50 Families Contribute $175,000 to the Library Renovation

In the first month of the “1000 Homes for Hopkinton Library” Challenge,  50 families, individuals, businesses and organizations have pledged or given $1,000 or more to the Hopkinton Public Library Foundation (HPLF) for the renovation and expansion of Hopkinton Library.   With a generous lead gift 

Mother-Daughter Princess Tea Jan 26 to Benefit the Library

Mother-Daughter Princess Tea Jan 26 to Benefit the Library

3rd Annual Mother-Daughter Princess Tea You are cordially invited by the Hopkinton Public Library Foundation Date: Sunday, January 26, 2014 Time: 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Location: Westborough DoubleTree 5400 Computer Dr, Westborough, MA 01581 This fun afternoon features: Live performances by Disney’s Belle, Cinderella, and Rapunzel Delicious sundae 

Sweet for the Library!

Sweet for the Library!

Treat yourself and our Library this holiday season! Place a holiday order for fabulous treat packages from local Hopkinton business P.Y.LE Sweets (Please Yourself with Luscious Edible Sweets) and 15% of the proceeds will be donated to the renovation and expansion of Hopkinton Public Library.