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2015 Hopkinton Fire Department Burn Permit Season January 15 - May 1

posted Jan 14, 2015, 1:15 PM by Christopher McClure   [ updated Jan 14, 2015, 1:15 PM ]


Massachusetts allows residents to burn brush between January 15 and May 1, depending on weather conditions and air quality. You must obtain permission from the Hopkinton Fire Department if you plan to burn brush. 

The permits are free of charge, but availability depends on information received from DEP and DCR each morning. We have created an online burning system that allows for monitoring of the availability and location of our daily permits.




New Hopkinton Outdoor Rink open for the Season

posted Jan 9, 2015, 11:25 AM by Christopher McClure   [ updated Jan 9, 2015, 11:27 AM ]

The new Hopkinton Outdoor Rink, located on the basketball courts in between the high school and middle school, was officially opened Thursday with a ribbon cutting on the ice. The rink is a result of a collaborative effort from many town departments (Fire Department, Water Department, DPW, the School's Buildings and Grounds and Parks and Rec). This rink will provided members of our community hours of outdoor fun during our cold New England winter months! 



Hopkinton Rink
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Pictured From left: Colleen Allen, Parks and Recreation; Bob Dobinski Park and Recreation Commissioner; Claire Wright, Planning Board and Historical Committee; School Supt. Cathy Macleod; Todd Cestari, Board of Selectmen chairman; and Kevin Nathan. 

Town Hall Slate Roof Replacement Project is Officially Completed

posted Jan 9, 2015, 11:19 AM by Christopher McClure   [ updated Jan 9, 2015, 11:20 AM ]

The Basement Waterproofing Project is the last of the four projects on the Town Hall this year, and it should be completed by the end of January or early February 2015 at which time the basement will be open all hours to the public. Please monitor the Town website in the coming weeks for notice of when public access to the basement will be available after hours.

Center School Feasibility Study Public Workshop: Sat, Jan 24, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

posted Jan 5, 2015, 8:35 AM by Christopher McClure


The Elementary School Building Committee invites you to participate in a series of community workshops related to the Center Elementary School Feasibility Study. The next workshop will be held Saturday, January 24, 2014 at the Hopkinton Middle School Library, 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.


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posted Dec 1, 2014, 5:54 AM by Christopher McClure   [ updated Dec 1, 2014, 5:54 AM ]


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Pictures of the ongoing work for the Town Hall Roof, Masonry and Basement Projects as of October 13, 2014

posted Oct 9, 2014, 8:35 AM by Christopher McClure   [ updated Oct 20, 2014, 7:44 AM ]

Invitation to a conversation on the future of Hopkinton with the Town’s Visioning Group, 10/28/14, 7:00-9:00pm, at the Senior Center

posted Sep 11, 2014, 2:00 PM by Christopher McClure   [ updated Oct 28, 2014, 10:02 AM ]

The Town of Hopkinton, with assistance of professional planning consultants, is conducting a workshop as part of the community visioning project. The purpose of the project is to develop a unified vision, guiding principles, and strategic goals to imagine the best future for Hopkinton. 

The workshop will include digital group polling and small discussion groups. Light refreshments will be provided.

While the workshops are open public meetings, it is very helpful if you pre-register so that we can ensure enough workshop materials for you. Thank you!



Visioning Flyer 2014

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