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Massachusetts State Senate Passes Resolution Celebrating Juneteenth

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The Massachusetts State Senate on Thursday passed a resolution commemorating June 19, 2020 as Juneteenth. Juneteenth is an unofficial holiday that celebrates June 19, 1865, the day when the remaining enslaved African Americans in the United States of America were told that they were free.

Community Notice: Water Use Advisory

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With temperatures rapidly rising, groundwater levels rapidly declining and no rain in sight, water demands have skyrocketed. We are pumping at full capacity to try and maintain water use during one of the driest stretches for this time of year ever recorded since records started being kept in the 1800’s. We are nearing levels that will require us to start cutting pump production. It is imperative that everything follow the water use restrictions and only use water out doors when absolutely necessary.

Community Notice: Water Department Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

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The Water Department has completed the annual drinking water quality report. This consumer confidence report is a requirement of the EPA and will be distributed by July 1st for the previous calendar year reporting period. In addition, copies will be made available on the Water Department web page, http://bit.ly/HopkintonWaterReport2019, and at the Water Department office, 83 Wood St., the Town hall and the Library, when those buildings open.

Town of Hopkinton Authorized to Commence Work on Main Street Corridor Project

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Meeting yet another milestone for the Main Street Corridor Project, the Town of Hopkinton is pleased to announce the contractual approval of its agreement with the MassDOT Highway Division relative to the Signal and Intersection Improvements on Route 135 in Hopkinton. The Non-Participating Agreement and Notice to Proceed was approved on June 8, 2020.

“We are pleased that the Main Street Corridor Project continues to move forward and that another milestone that will allow MassDOT to advertise the project has been reached,” said Town Manager Norman Khumalo.

COVID-19 Updates & Precautions June 17, 2020 update

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Previous updates and additional information and resources can be found here: https://coronavirus-hopkintonma.hub.arcgis.com/
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Candidate Statement: Jessica McCaffrey for Library Board of Trustees

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My name is Jessica McCaffrey and I am running for a seat on the Hopkinton Public Library Board of Trustees. My husband Kevin and I live on Lumber Street. We moved to Hopkinton after being drawn to its charming, small town feeling and its renowned school system.

Senate Unanimously Passes Comprehensive Elections Bill to Address Voting Safety Concerns during COVID-19

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The Massachusetts State Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed legislation to expand voter access and address safety for all remaining 2020 elections, including the September 1, 2020 state primary and November 3, 2020 general election, in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The bill, An Act relative to voting options in response to COVID-19, would, for the first time in state history, give all eligible residents the opportunity to vote early for the state primary and general election, allow residents to vote-by-mail, and expand absentee ballot access.

COVID-19 Updates & Precautions June 15, 2020 update

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Previous updates and additional information and resources can be found here: https://coronavirus-hopkintonma.hub.arcgis.com/
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Senate President Karen Spilka & Chair of the Massachusetts Black & Latino Legislative Caucus, Representative Carlos González

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On Monday June 15, 2020, Senate President Karen E. Spilka, Chair of the Massachusetts Black & Latino Legislative Caucus (MBLLC) Representative Carlos González, and members of the MBLLC met to discuss racial justice legislation. The following is a joint statement from President Spilka and Chair González.

“Today we had a very productive discussion about the urgent work that will take place in the Senate over the next few weeks to advance police reform and racial justice legislation.

Watch Now: 2020 School Committee Debate

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This debate featured candidates for School Committee. This year we have 3 candidates running for 2 open seats, Lya Batlle-Rafferty, Joe Markey and Dawn Ronan. View the debate below.

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