Month: March 2015

Center School Workshop Saturday 9:00am Senior Center

Center School Workshop Saturday 9:00am Senior Center

This Saturday, March 28 from 9:00-10:30am at the Hopkinton Senior Center (28 Mayhew Street) is the community workshop, “Shaping Recommendations”. This is the final workshop before the site recommendation is made, so community members are encouraged to come with questions and comments (and friends). This forum will […]






Hopkinton School Enrollment Surpasses Peak

Hopkinton School Enrollment Surpasses Peak

Hopkinton Public Schools have gained 10 students since October 1, now reaching a total of 3,472 students, which slightly surpasses the previous peak school enrollment. For many years, projections showed that enrollment would be going down, but so far Hopkinton only experienced a slight dip in numbers […]






PBC Announces Refinement of Library Design

PBC Announces Refinement of Library Design

Hopkinton Public Library Foundation press release: Since the May 2014 Town Meeting and Town Election, when residents approved funding for the Library building project, Hopkinton’s Permanent Building Committee (PBC) has been hard at work refining the plans for the restoration, renovation and expansion of Hopkinton Public […]






Hopkinton’s New Vision Statement

Hopkinton’s New Vision Statement

At their January 20 meeting, the Board of Selectmen approved a new Vision Statement for the town, submitted to them by the Town of Hopkinton Visioning Group.  The overarching vision is below, along with a link to the 3-page Vision Statement. Hopkinton is a vibrant welcoming […]






Town Manager Presents FY16 Budget to Selectmen

Town Manager Presents FY16 Budget to Selectmen

At the February 24 Board of Selectmen meeting, the Town Manager presented the FY16 Comprehensive Budget and Financing Plan. At their March 10 meeting, the Board of Selectmen voted 4-0 to send the budget to the Appropriation Committee who will now hold several public meetings […]

FY16 School Budget Submitted to Town Manager

FY16 School Budget Submitted to Town Manager

On January 22nd, the School Committee approved a budget of $39,143,441 which is a 4.85% increase over last year’s budget.  Dr. MacLeod noted that 3.85% of the increase alone represents fixed costs over which the schools have no control.  Included in the budget is a […]