In preparation for Annual Town Meeting Educate Hopkinton will be hosting a “Know Your Vote” Question and Answer Forum on Wednesday, May 1 at 6:30-8:00 pm at HCAM-TV Studios, 77 Main St (Lower Level), Hopkinton. Residents are invited to attend the forum in person or watch on TV (Verizon Channel 30, Comcast Channel 8, Streaming Live at www.hcam.tv). Residents may submit questions in advance or during the show by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call the studio at 508.435.7887 to ask your question live on the air. Panelists available at the forum to answer your questions about any of the Town Meeting articles will be Selectmen Chair Ben Palleiko, Town Moderator Dr Bruce Karlin, Appropriation Chair Mike Manning, Superintendent Dr Steven Hiersche, School Committee Chair Nancy Burdick, Planning Board Chair Ken Weismantel and Elementary School Building Committee Chair Joe Markey.
Annual Town Meeting begins Monday, May 6 at 7:00pm in the Middle School Auditorium. It generally stops at 11:00pm and is continued on consecutive evenings until the full warrant is voted. There are 68 articles on the warrant this year. Town Meeting typically lasts 2-4 nights.