Month: September 2011

Let’s Talk About Center School, Casinos and More

Let’s Talk About Center School, Casinos and More

Sunday, September 25 at 7:00 p.m.Vineyard Church, 84 South Street, Hopkinton DIRECTIONS: http://www.vineyardhopkinton.org/Click here to RSVP – Feel free to invite friends!All Educate Hopkinton subscribers should have already received a punchbowl invitation by email. We hope many of you can attend. The evening will include […]

MSBA Update on Center School / Fruit Street Project

MSBA Update on Center School / Fruit Street Project

On Friday, September 16, the Hopkinton School District received a response to Dr. Landman’s August 16 letter asking whether a Pre-K-3 school on the Fruit Street property would still be considered the “same” project. MSBA Director of Capital Planning, Mary Pichetti states in the letter […]

Casino Bill Update

Casino Bill Update

On September 14, the Massachusetts House voted to authorize casino gaming in the Commonwealth. Hopkinton’s Representative Carolyn Dykema was one of 32 “no” votes against the bill. The bill authorizes three resort-style casinos spread across three regions of the state and one slot parlor bid […]

Elmwood School Roof Weathers Hurricane Irene Without a Leak

Elmwood School Roof Weathers Hurricane Irene Without a Leak

As reported by Al Rogers, Hopkinton Public Schools Director of Buildings & Grounds, at the September 1, 2011 School Committee Meeting, Elmwood School’s roof has had no leaks since the ice dams melted at the end of last winter. Said Rogers, “At the height of […]

Hopkinton Unemployment Remains Low and Continues to Drop

Hopkinton Unemployment Remains Low and Continues to Drop

The State recently announced unemployment figures for August 2011. Unemployment rates for Hopkinton continue to remain low compared to statewide and national averages, dropping to just 4.6% for August 2011. Unemployment in Milford, where a casino has been proposed, is also lower than the state […]

Other Notes and News Updates

Other Notes and News Updates

Meet Superintendent Landman – Community DialoguesIf you have not yet had a chance to attend one of these sessions, we highly recommend them. It is a great chance to get to know Dr. Landman and express what you like and don’t like about the Hopkinton […]