At the February 5 Board of Selectmen meeting, Police Chief Richard Flannery reported that there has recently been an increase in breaking and entering crimes in Hopkinton. He reminded residents to make sure their homes are secure and to look out for their neighbors. Flannery said residents should be the eyes and ears of the police department. He said to be sure to report any suspicious activity to the police department, and not to feel like you are bothering the police department.
Here are some tips for securing your home and discouraging break-ins: