Category Archives: Town Election

Voting Reminders


Mon 5/18, 7am – 8 pm, Middle School Brown Gym:  Town Elections

The list of candidates and ballot questions has now been posted at http://www.educatehopkinton.com/election-may09.html

Remember to contact the Town Clerk for Absentee Ballots for the Town Election if you will be out of town on May 18th.

Fri 5/15, 12 pm, Town Clerk’s Office, Town Hall, 18 Main Street:  All absentee ballots must be received.  Applications for an absentee ballot for the Town Election may be obtained at the Town Clerk’s office.

HCAM:  Hopkinton Independent Candidate’s Debate, Meet the Candidate’s Night, Hopnews Roundtable…

Check HCAM.tv for the re-broadcast schedule of these important shows, or watch them online at hcam.tv.

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Question #1 Public Hearing, and Ballot Info is Now Online

A public hearing has been scheduled by the Board of Selectmen, in conjunction with the Parks & Recreation Commission and the Community Preservation Committee, on May 12 from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Selectmen’s Hearing Room located in the Town Hall, to discuss Ballot Question #1, Community Preservation Act – Passive Open Space word changes.

If you have any written comments or questions, please submit them to the Selectmen’s Office by Tuesday, May 12, at noon. The public will be invited to speak on the topic.

Remember to contact the Town Clerk for Absentee Ballots for the Town Election if you will be out of town on May 18th.

The list of candidates and ballot questions has now been posted at http://www.educatehopkinton.com/election-may09.html

Fri 5/15, 12 pm, Town Clerk’s Office, Town Hall, 18 Main Street: All absentee ballots must be received. Applications for an absentee ballot for the Town Election may be obtained at the Town Clerk’s office.

Mon 5/18, 7am – 8 pm, Middle School Brown Gym: Town Elections

HCAM: Hopkinton Independent Candidate’s Debate, Meet the Candidate’s Night, Hopnews Roundtable…

Check HCAM.tv for the re-broadcast schedule of these important shows, or watch them online at hcam.tv.

Educate Hopkinton Keeps You ‘In the Loop’

There are several important opportunities for information in the coming weeks…

Wed 4/29, 7 pm, Hopkinton Women’s Club ‘Meet the Candidates Night’, HCAM

Fri 5/1, 7 pm, Hopnews Sponsors Live Roundtable with Selectmen Candidates, HCAM

Mon 5/4, 7:00 pm, Middle School Auditorium: Annual Town Meeting Begins

Please note change in location from High School to Middle School!!!!

It is important to have at least one registered voter from each household attend Town Meeting. There is no Absentee Ballot option for Town Meeting. It begins on Monday, 5/4, and goes for 2-4 days until it is concluded. Budgets for school and town are approved, and important decisions are made regarding purchases, taxes, and town governance.

The Warrant is now posted: http://www.hopkinton.org/gov/clerk/pdf/ATM-2009.pdf

Remember to contact the Town Clerk for Absentee Ballots for the Town Election if you will be out of town on May 18th.

Fri 5/15, 12 pm, Town Clerk’s Office, Town Hall, 18 Main Street: All absentee ballots must be received. Applications for an absentee ballot for the Town Election may be obtained at the Town Clerk’s office.

Mon 5/18, 7am – 8 pm, Middle School Brown Gym: Town Elections

HCAM: Hopkinton Independent Candidate’s Debate, Meet the Candidate’s Night, Hopnews Roundtable…

Check HCAM.tv for the re-broadcast schedule of these important shows, or watch them online at hcam.tv.

Educate Hopkinton Keeps You ‘In the Loop’

There are several important opportunities for information in the coming weeks…

Wed 4/22, 6:30 pm, Room 211, Town Hall: Appropriations Committee Public Hearing on the FY10 Budget

Wed 4/22, 7:30 pm, Hopkinton Independent Candidate’s Debate, HCAM

Submit questions to Michelle Murdock: http://www.hcam.tv/michelle/

Wed 4/29, 7 pm, Hopkinton Women’s Club ‘Meet the Candidates Night’, HCAM

Fri 5/1, 7 pm, Hopnews Sponsors Live Roundtable with Selectmen Candidates, HCAM

Mon 5/4, 7:00 pm, Middle School Auditorium: Annual Town Meeting Begins

Please note change in location from High School to Middle School!!!!

It is important to have at least one registered voter from each household attend Town Meeting. It begins on Monday, 5/4, and goes for 2-4 days until it is concluded. Budgets for school and town are approved, and important decisions are made regarding purchases, taxes, and town governance.

The Warrant is now posted: http://www.hopkinton.org/gov/clerk/pdf/ATM-2009.pdf

Remember to contact the Town Clerk for Absentee Ballots if you will be out of town on May 18th.

Fri 5/15, 12 pm, Town Clerk’s Office, Town Hall, 18 Main Street: All absentee ballots must be received. Applications for an absentee ballot may be obtained at the Town Clerk’s office.

Mon 5/18, 7am – 8 pm, Middle School Brown Gym: Town Elections

Educate Hopkinton Reminds You to Register to Vote!!!

If you are not already registered to vote, please stop by the Town Clerk’s office Monday or Tuesday, in order to be eligible to vote at Town Meeting and in the May 18 town election. Extended Office Hours will be available on Tuesday, April 14th from 8 am – 8 pm.

Also, remember to contact the Town Clerk for Absentee Ballots if you will be out of town on May 18th.

Wed 4/15, 7:00 pm, High School Cafeteria: School Committee Public Forum on Transportation Policy

The School Committee is looking for input and discussion from parents and day care providers on the bus policy. All are invited to attend. Please note this meeting was originally scheduled for 4/8, and has been moved.

@ Wed 4/22: Appropriations Committee Public Hearing on the FY10 Budget
The Appropriations Committee will be scheduling this meeting on or around 4/22, please check http://www.hopkinton.org/meetings/april.htm for final date, time, and location.

Mon 5/4, 7:00 pm, Middle School Auditorium: Annual Town Meeting Begins

Please note change in location from High School to Middle School!!!!

It is important to have at least one registered voter from each household attend Town Meeting. It begins on Monday, 5/4, and goes for 2-4 days until it is concluded. Budgets for school and town are approved, and important decisions are made regarding purchases, taxes, and town governance.

Fri 5/15, 12 pm, Town Clerk’s Office, Town Hall, 18 Main Street: All absentee ballots must be received. Applications for an absentee ballot may be obtained at the Town Clerk’s office.

Mon 5/18, 7am – 8 pm, Middle School Brown Gym: Town Elections

Educate Hopkinton Updates

4/14, Last day to register to vote in 5/18 elections
Register with Town Clerk, Town Hall, 18 Main Street.
4/15, 7:00 pm, High School Cafeteria:  School Committee Public Forum on Transportation Policy
The School Committee is looking for input and discussion from parents and day care providers on the bus policy.  All are invited to attend. Please note this meeting was originally scheduled for 4/8, and has been moved.

@4/22:  Appropriations Committee Public Hearing on the FY10 Budget
The Appropriations Committee will be scheduling this meeting on or around 4/22, please check http://www.hopkinton.org/meetings/april.htm for final date, time, and location.

5/4, 7:00 pm, HHS Athletic Center:  Annual Town Meeting Begins
It is important to have at least one registered voter from each household attend Town Meeting.  It begins on Monday, 5/4, and goes for 2-4 days until it is concluded.  Budgets for school and town are approved, and important decisions are made regarding purchases, taxes, and town governance.
5/15, 12 pm, Town Clerk’s Office, Town Hall, 18 Main Street:  All absentee ballots must be received.  Applications for an absentee ballot may be obtained at the Town Clerk’s office.
5/18, 7am – 8 pm, Middle School Brown Gym:  Town Elections
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Town Manager Candidate Interviews Today!

Below are some upcoming meetings/events of interest:
3/7, 9 am – 4:30 pm, Town Hall – JUST MOVED TO SELECTMEN’S HEARING ROOMTown Manager candidate interviews with Board of Selectmen. Open to the public. Televised on HCAM, beginning at 10 am on Sunday morning. Check www.hcam.tv for additional air times – and remember the time changes Sunday Morning!
3/10, 7:00 p.m. – Board of Selectmen Meeting, Town HallInterim Town Manager, Clayton Carlisle, will begin FY 10 Budget presentations to the Board of Selectmen. Open to the public. Please attend or watch on HCAM to keep up to date as the budget is developed. The Selectmen are still able to consider an override or an underride (not taking the annual 2 1/2% allowed by law).

It is always appropriate to e-mail the Selectmen and/or School Committee and let them know your thoughts regarding the options available.

School Committee:Nancy Burdick: nancyb88@hotmail.com
Phil Totino: ptotino@comcast.net
Rebecca Robak: rebeccarobak@aol.com
Richard deMont: rdemont@demontlaw.com
Dave Stoldt: stoldt@comcast.net

Selectmen:

Brian Herr: bherr@wesco.com
Mary Pratt: mpratt102@aol.com
Mike Shepard: mwshepa@verizon.net
Matt Zettek: mezettekjr@aol.com