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School Committee Public Hearing Tonight

School Committee Public Hearing Tonight

School Committee Public Hearing TonightThursday, January 28 at 7:30 p.m.Middle School Library Please note that this meeting is not televised, but the public is welcome to attend and comment. 2010-11 Budget Documents are available on the School Committee website:http://www.hopkinton.k12.ma.us/newweb2/schoolcommittee/budget/budget.php Superintendent’s Preliminary FY 11 Budget PresentationAthletic […]

Budget Season Continues: HS, MS and Athletics Updates, New Trash Limit, School Committee Session Tonight

Budget Season Continues: HS, MS and Athletics Updates, New Trash Limit, School Committee Session Tonight

The Hopkinton town and school budget season continues. We have updates from the January 12 Board of Selectmen meeting, as well as updates from the January 7 School Committee meeting regarding the high school, middle school and school athletics department budgets. The School Committee has […]

Town and School Budget Season is in Full Swing. Four School Committee Budget Working Sessions this month.

Town and School Budget Season is in Full Swing. Four School Committee Budget Working Sessions this month.

Despite the business of the holidays, all Town Departments were working to submit their 2010-11 budgets to the Town Manager by December 31st. There are many updates for you to be aware of. As you may know, all departments were asked to submit budgets based […]

Hopkinton Special Town Meeting Unofficial Results

Hopkinton Special Town Meeting Unofficial Results

Hopkinton Special Town Meeting – December 14, 2009 at the Middle School AuditoriumUnofficial Results Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Adjustments – Town Manager Article 1 passed by Voice Vote, unanimous. Phase VI Sewer Project – Department of Public Works*Article 2 (Fruit Street Wastewater Treatment Facility) passed […]

Special Town Meeting Alert

Special Town Meeting Alert

We are in the midst of Holidays and winter weather, but please attend the Special Town Meeting on Monday, December 14 at 7:00 pm at the Middle School Auditorium. There are seven Articles on the Warrant. A handful of votes can make the difference! The […]

Library Construction Grant and December Special Town Meeting Warrant

Library Construction Grant and December Special Town Meeting Warrant

Here are the latest updates from Educate Hopkinton: Library Construction GrantThe Hopkinton Library may be eligible for a state library construction grant for a larger and more accessible facility. If the Town receives a grant award, the state would pay for up to 50% of […]

FY11 Budget Message and School Committee Meeting tonight

FY11 Budget Message and School Committee Meeting tonight

Last week at their October 27 Meeting, the Hopkinton Board of Selectmen announced the following Budget Message for FY11: Reduce the FY11 budget by 2.65% from the FY10 budget. Build medium and long term sustainability of the town’s finances by addressing minimum recommended reserves as […]

Potential Tax Increase, Special Town Meeting Scheduled, School Finance Update and District MCAS Results

Potential Tax Increase, Special Town Meeting Scheduled, School Finance Update and District MCAS Results

Tax Increase May Be Needed The Board of Selectmen (BOS) indicated at its October 19, 2009 meeting that any state cut in local aid may now have to be covered solely by raising property taxes. As we noted in our last e-mail, the state is […]