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Zoning Advisory Committee Public Hearing on Monday

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The Zoning Advisory Committee will hold a public hearing on Monday,
November 26, 2018 at 7:00 PM in Room 215/216 of the Town Hall, at which
time it would like to hear ideas and proposals for changes to the Zoning Bylaw
and/or the Zoning Map. Zoning bylaws generally regulate the use of land,
buildings and structures. This is an opportunity to propose changes to the land
uses permitted in specific areas in Hopkinton, the manner in which certain uses are
permitted, dimensional requirements, or other ideas with respect to land use

Video: Hopkinton Veterans Day Ceremony 2018

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The American Legion Post 202 Hopkinton Veterans Day ceremony took place at the Hopkinton Senior Center on Sunday, November 11th 2018. Speakers included: Tess Papagni, Michael Whalen, Hannah Ianelli and Bruce Smith. View this years ceremony below.

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Community Notice: Fruit Street water shutdown will not take place tomorrow

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Please be advised that due to unforeseen circumstances, the Fruit Street water shutdown will not take place tomorrow. We will post a rescheduled date as soon as the contractor lets us know. Thank you.

A Proposed FCC Rule Change Could Devastate Local Access Funding

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A rule change proposal by the FCC could devastate HCAM and other Local Access funding across the country. We ask for your help in supporting HCAM and community media. Below, the MassAccess organization shares how you can help. We thank you for your support and look forward to continuing to do our best to service the Hopkinton community.

Roads Remained Closed Due to Crash

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On 11/8/2018 at approximately 4:30 p.m the Hopkinton Communications Center received multiple 911 calls of a truck overturned on Spring Street. Police and Fire resources were dispatched and found a propane fuel truck on its side in the area of 176 Spring Street.

Police, fire and corporate resources remain on scene. A few homes are still under evacuation as a precaution. Spring Street is closed from Upton to Snowy Owl. Pond Street is closed from Stewart to Lyford. It is expected that the roads will remain closed through midnight tonight.

Community Notice: Water main Shut off November 14th

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Please be advised that weather pending, we will be shutting off the water main on Fruit Street, from the well field across from the town owned Fruit Street property, toward Southboro, on Wednesday, November 14th. Residents in that area including North Street will be without water for approximately 6-8 hours while work is being completed on our new blending facility. The work shut down is scheduled for 8AM and in the event of inclement weather, will take place the following day.

2018 State Election Results in Hopkinton

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View this years State Election Results in the above attachment. Tallying the most votes in contested races in Hopkinton include: Senator in Congress - Elizabeth A. Warren (4,510), Governor & Lieutenant Governor - Charlie Baker and Karen Polito (5,900), Attorney General - Maura Healy (5,392), Secretary of State - William F. Galvin (5,374), Treasurer - Deborah B. Goldberg (4,965), Auditor - Suzanne M. Bump (4,494).

Question Results: Question 1 - No (5,853), Question 2 - Yes (5,661), Question 3 - Yes (5660).

Video: DPW Opening Ceremony

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On Saturday (11/3) the Hopkinton Department of Public Works hosted the official ribbon cutting ceremony to welcome the new DPW Facility. The building was dedicated to Tom McIntyre and given the name "The Tom McIntyre Town Barn".

Video: Hopkinton Town Hall Prepares for Election Day

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Hopkinton Town Hall recently tested all the ballot machines to get ready for the National Elections on November 6th. View some scenes below.

Community Notice: Winter Parking Ban in Affect Starting November 15th

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The DPW wishes to remind all Hopkinton residents of By-Laws pertaining to the parking of motor vehicles during the winter months.

Traffic Rules and Orders, Town of Hopkinton, Article lV, Section 8 “It shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle, other than for an emergency, to park said vehicle on any street between the hours of 1:00am to 6:00am from November 15 through April 1.

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