Tag: regional news

Weekly News Roundup – 03/28/2020

Weekly News Roundup – 03/28/2020

COVID-19 Updates & Precautions • Coronavirus Closures: Gov. Baker Orders All Mass. Schools Stay Closed Until May 4 • Massachusetts allows delay of local elections • Massachusetts state income tax deadline extended to July 15 • Police Chief Edward Lee Resignation • Hopkinton Town – Job Posting • 

Weekly News Update – 02/09/20

Weekly News Update – 02/09/20

Special Election Update: Hopkinton voters OK all 3 debt exclusions, giving go-ahead to three school building projects • Ashland hires economic consultant Elizabeth Stanton to aid in pipeline fight • 2019 Annual Town Meeting Report Card • Hopkinton Picks Nonprofit To Build International Marathon Center • Growth Study 

Weekly News Roundup – 02/02/2020

Weekly News Roundup – 02/02/2020

Special Town Election – Monday, February 3, 2020 • FY21 Consolidated Budget Discussion • The Town Manager submitted the FY21 Comprehensive Budget to the Select Board on 1/17/20 • MWRTA pilot program will add additional trips on popular 4-North route • AG issued violations to 

Weekly News Roundup – 01/26/2020

Weekly News Roundup – 01/26/2020

Town Election Candidates needed for 2020 • Ballot Machines Tested for Special Town Election on Feb 3rd • MetroWest is a thriving hub, but many residents face income inequality, financial strain • MetroWest towns crack down on tobacco licenses • Town Manager scheduled to submit 

Weekly Roundup – 10/06/2019

Weekly Roundup – 10/06/2019

Upcoming School Committee Office hours • Ashland Revitalizing Downtown and Improving the Riverwalk Trail • New enrollment hits 254, as schools grapple with budget impact • Ashland residents rally against Eversource natural gas pipeline project • Emergency Select Board Meeting Agenda • Select Board hearing 

Weekly Roundup – 09/08/2019

Weekly Roundup – 09/08/2019

Fifth human case of EEE raises risk levels in Ashland, Hopedale and Milford to critical • Project Lead the Way lets students taste real-world career possibilities • Hopkinton Health Director, Shaun McAuliffe talks EEE Threat, Lake Algae • Schools mull plans to deal with 247 

Weekly Roundup – 09/01/2019

Weekly Roundup – 09/01/2019

Planning Board Actions taken on 8/26/19 • Ashland officials challenge Eversource pipe plan • State lifts cease-and-desist order against Greyhound Friends • Policy to Mitigate the Risk from Mosquito-Borne Illness • Three Hopkinton police officers get OK to retire for on-duty injuries; decision pending state 

Weekly News Roundup – 08/11/2019

Weekly News Roundup – 08/11/2019

New solar canopy saves MWRTA more than $20K in electrical costs • Central MA Mosquito Control Project – Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) found near Westborough • Mass DOT I-495-I-90 Interchange Public Forum • USA Today owner Gannett merges with GateHouse Media to form massive newspaper