Government

Design Review Board Vacancies

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The Planning Board is seeking individuals interested in serving on the Design Review Board.

The Design Review Board provides detailed review of uses and structures having substantial impact on the town, to prevent blight, to enhance the natural and aesthetic qualities of the town, to preserve the value of land and buildings and to protect and preserve the historic and cultural aspects and heritage of the town. This responsibility is undertaken via review of site plan applications and sign applications.

Zoning Advisory Committee Vacancies

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The Planning Board is seeking individuals interested in serving on the Zoning Advisory Committee (ZAC) in varying capacities as outlined below.

The purpose of the ZAC is to review and develop proposals for zoning bylaw and zoning map amendments, and to make recommendations to the Planning Board in preparation for Annual Town Meeting. The Board is looking for residents committed to addressing various zoning related topics in depth, and committed to attending regular evening meetings year round.

Town of Hopkinton Invites Community to Enjoy Family-Friendly Entertainment, Activities at 2022 Hopkinton Family Day

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Hopkinton Family Day Returns for First Time Since 2019

HOPKINTON — Town Manager Norman Khumalo and Friends of Hopkinton President Ann Click wish to share information on this year's Hopkinton Family Day.

WHEN:
Saturday, Sept. 17 beginning at 2 p.m.

WHERE:
Athletic fields behind Hopkinton High School, 90 Hayden Rowe St.

Watch Now: School Committee Discusses Marathon Elementary Expansion

By Tom Nappi, News Director

At this past School Committee meeting, Superintendent Dr. Carol Cavanaugh stated that the estimated students for Marathon Elementary School will require more classroom space than originally anticipated.

The School Committee voted to ask for an additional $850,000 for the project on the warrant at the August 18th Special Town Meeting.

View more in the segment below.

Roadwork Notice: Thursday July 28th and Friday July 29th

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College St will be closed between #23 & #35(Holliston town line) from 7a-4p on Thursday July 28th and Friday July 29th to remove & replace a large failing metal corrugated drain pipe, weather pending.

Please seek alternate routes.

Attached please find the Main Street Corridor Construction Advisory for the week of
August 1 - August 5.

Link available at: https://hopkintonmainstreet.com/archive/2022-07-29%20Construction%20Adv…

Community Notice: No swimming at Hopkinton State Park until further notice

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Hopkinton has received notice from the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), who oversee Hopkinton State Park, that swimming at Hopkinton State park main and upper beaches will be closed until further notice based on BACTERIAL RESULTS OF SAMPLES COLLECTED ON 7/19/2022. Hopkinton State Park remains open to visitors.

Senate Passes Legislation to Promote Economic Growth and Give Residents Relief and Clean Energy Legislation

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On Thursday, the Massachusetts State Senate passed a $4.57 billion spending package to promote economic development in the Commonwealth and give relief to residents facing the continued effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and economic turbulence. The bill includes a broad-based tax relief package that will result in permanently lower taxes for many households and hundreds of thousands of residents receiving rebates from the state. The bill targets investment to sectors such as health care, housing, early education, agriculture, and tourism, which have been impacted by economic uncertainty.