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Hopkinton: There’s a New Calendar in Town!

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Hopkinton MA has a new portal for connecting residents to local events and activities: The Community Calendar.

The concept was first discussed at a meeting of the Community Communications Committee. As they discussed ways to bring the Town together, it became clear a logical starting point might be a calendar where Hopkinton organizations and groups could post their activities, raising awareness and interest from town residents.

Video: Hopkinton Public Library Opens Saturdays

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The Hopkinton Public Library celebrated their 1st Saturday open on July 14th. The Hopkinton Public Library will now be open to the public every Saturday from 10am until 4pm. The festivities featured a town-wide scavenger hunt, a dedication of the Hopkinton 300th Anniversary time capsule bench as well as refreshments and other various activities. View scenes in the video below.

Roadwork Notice: Due to Mechanical Breakdown, Roadwork Delayed

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Due to a mechanical breakdown the roadwork scheduled for 7/16 & 7/17 has been rescheduled to the following.

8/17 – Fruit St from Wood St to Cunningham St. Road will be closed from approximately 7am-12pm.

8/17 – Castle Hill Rd - Full length. Road will be closed from approximately 12pm-4pm.

8/18 – Lincoln St – Full length. Road will be closed from approximately 7am-3pm.

Please expect delays and seek alternate routes.

Mike Mansir
Highway Manager

Hopkinton Roadwork Notice August 16,17 2018

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Roadwork is scheduled to begin on the following streets.

8/16 – Fruit St from Wood St to Cunningham St. Road will be closed from approximately 7am-12pm.

8/16 – Castle Hill Rd - Full length. Road will be closed from approximately 12pm-4pm.

8/17 – Lincoln St – Full length. Road will be closed from approximately 7am-3pm.

Please expect delays and seek alternate routes.

Mike Mansir
Highway Manager

Town Hall is Moving Back to 18 Main Street!

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Starting the week of July 2, Town staff began moving back to 18 Main Street. Town business will continue to operate out of 80 South Street until all employees are back at 18 Main Street, which is scheduled to be complete on July 16th. There may be some minor delays in service on Friday, July 13, when the last employees are moved from 80 South Street to 18 Main Street. Overall, departments at 18 Main Street are located on the same floor as they were before.

Hopkinton Roadwork Notice: July 12 and 13th

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Roadwork is scheduled to begin on West Elm St from #9 to Old Farm Rd on 7/12. Work hours will be approximately 7am-4pm.

The road will be closed from #9 to Pond St on 7/12 & 7/13 from 7am-4pm.

Please expect delays and seek alternate routes.

Mike Mansir
Highway Manager

Planning Board and Selectmen to Fill Vacancy

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Per Section 4-11(b) of the Town of Hopkinton Charter, the Board of Selectmen
hereby gives notice that the Board of Selectmen and the remaining members of
the Planning Board will vote to fill one Planning Board Vacancy on Tuesday, July
10, 2018, at 6:50 p.m., HCAM TV-Studio, 77 Main Street, (Lower Level),
Hopkinton, MA.

Video: Board of Selectmen Welcome 2 New Officers to Hopkinton Police Department

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The Board of Selectmen welcomed 2 new officers to the Hopkinton Police Department. Moira McGaffifan and Jay Deiana were appointed to the Hopkinton Police Department at the Selectmen meeting June 19th. View in the video below.

Senate Passes Bill to Allow Non-Binary Gender Option on State Licenses

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BOSTON—Today, the Massachusetts Senate passed Senate Bill 2562, An Act relative to gender identity on Massachusetts identification, which would establish a non-binary gender identity option for Massachusetts licenses. The bill was inspired by a letter from Ella, one of Senator Spilka’s constituents.

“I believe that this bill marks a step in the right direction for transgender, gender non-conforming, and cisgender citizens of the Commonwealth alike,” said Ella. “Whether it be an identity reason, a privacy reason, or otherwise, the symbol of ‘X’ allows individual freedom.”

Public Notice: Fire Flow Testing May Cause Discoloration in Water

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Please be advised that due to a reschedule flow test at the LNG plant, you may notice some discoloration in your water. You may need to let your cold water run in order to help clear the you line.

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