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Maya is Missing Found




Missing is this two year old mini-schnauzer/terrier mix. She was last seen on Thursday, January 21 around 2:00 pm on East Main Street between Ray St and Wilson St after becoming separated from her walker in Ashland State Park. She weighs approximately 15 pounds and was sporting a stylish pink jacket. She is micro-chipped but no tags/collar.
Her name is Maya and her sad and worried parents can be contacted at 619-341-4799.
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Police Arrest/Incident Log Updated January 16, 2015

Emergency, dial 911 • Non-emergency, PD dial 508-497-3401, FD dial 508-497-2323

Summary

The Hopkinton Police were involved in the following incidents, which are not included in the detail report below.

 

NOTE: The PD has begun adding the checks of strategic locations to the information they give out; the checks of business districts and schools as well as one or more strategic locations. Those will not be reported in detail,  but included in the summary below, unless there is an incident.


   Summary

The Hopkinton Police were involved in the following incidents, which are not included in the detail report below.

16 Times the Police assisted the Fire Department, another department, town, or outside Police agency.

68 Motor Vehicle/Person/Home/Business Property Checks.

5 Motor Vehicle Accidents without personal injury.

4 Disabled Motor Vehicles.

1 Time the Police assisted with an Animal Call.


Arrest Log

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

8:38 pm Officer John Corridan arrested Renato Ribero Martins, 41, of Claudette Street, Milford, on East Main Street and charged him with Speeding in Violation of Special Regulation and Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle.

12:03 am Officer Peter Booth arrested Harrison Kripp Buhl, 22, of Gina Drive, Hopkinton, on West Main Street and charged him with OUI Liquor, 2nd Offense and Possession of Class D Substance Over One Ounce.


Sunday, January 18, 2015

3:47 am An Officer arrested Christian L. Losurdo, 23, of Prentice Street, Holliston, on Pleasant Street and charged him with OUI Liquor and Speeding.


Incident Log

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

8:38 pm Officer John Corridan stopped a motor vehicle on East Main Street and subsequently arrested a 41 year-old male from Milford and charged him with Speeding in Violation of Special Regulation and Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle.

5:33 pm A 911 caller from Walcott Street reported that her smoke alarms were going off. Officer John Moran responded to assist the Fire Department.

5:19 pm The Upton Police Department reported that an erratic operator was heading into Hopkinton on West Main Street. Officer Arthur Schofield checked the area with a negative find on the vehicle.

3:19 pm Officer John Moran spoke with a walk-in regarding her house being egged sometime Sunday night.

2:43 pm A resident of Valentine Road reported a possible unregistered solicitor in the area. Officer Stephen Buckley checked the area but was unable to locate him.

1:36 pm A motorist reported that a mini-van was parked on Marathon Way with its rear slider door open. Officer Stephen Buckley advised that he secured the door and notified the school as there was a Center School parking sticker on it.

12:03 am Officer Peter Booth stopped a motor vehicle on West Main Street and subsequently arrested a 22 year-old male from Hopkinton and charged him with OUI Liquor, 2nd Offense and Possession of Class D Substance Over One Ounce.


Monday, January 19, 2015

4:09 pm A motorist reported that the traffic lights at School Street were malfunctioning. Sgt. John Porter observed the lights and stated that there appeared to be a malfunction with the sensor.

2:38 pm An officer stated that the lights at School Street were not cycling through properly.

1:05 pm A caller from Spring Street reported that her father has been under the care of nurses and believed that they may be responsible for missing coins. Officer William Burchard responded and spoke with the resident.

5:33 am A motorist reported that South Street was a sheet of ice. Detective Timothy Brennan notified the Highway Department to salt the area.


Sunday, January 18, 2015

8:22 pm A Hillcrest Drive resident reported that someone in a neighboring abandoned home was walking around with a flashlight making a lot of noise. Two officers responded and spoke with the individual who stated that he worked for the property owner and was cleaning out the home. He was notified of the town's by-law.

6:57 pm A walk-in from New Hampshire stated that he was on probation and had a form that required an officers signature when visiting in town. Officer John Moran signed the paperwork.

3:38 pm An Ash Street resident reported that hers and a neighbor's mailbox was possibly hit overnight. Officer Arthur Schofield responded and wrote a report.

11:00 am A resident of Grove Street reported hearing what sounded like skeet shooting in the area. Officer William Burchard responded and advised that it was from a sportsman's club on Lumber Street.

9:31 am A Mayhew Street resident reported that someone drove across their front lawn and hit some bushes. Officer William Burchard responded and wrote a report.

3:47 am An officer stopped a motor vehicle on Pleasant Street and subsequently arrested a 23 year-old male from Holliston and charged him with OUI Liquor and Speeding.

2:29 am A caller from Ash Street reported that someone rang their doorbell and then was not there when they checked the door. Officer Philip Powers checked the area with a negative find on anyone suspicious.


Saturday, January 17, 2015

10:18 pm Officer Arthur Schofield spoke with individuals at the ice rink on Hayden Rowe Street and advised them that it was closed.

4:00 pm A caller reported that kids were playing hockey on the ice rink and wanted them off so that others can skate. Officer Arthur Schofield responded and spoke with the kids.

3:11 pm A caller from Lakeshore Drive reported that a Jeep was on the ice driving near kids ice skating then an argument erupted between some male parties and the operator. Officer John Moran responded and spoke with the operator of the Jeep who stated that he wound not operator in that manner again.

2:09 pm A Pond Street resident reported a raccoon, that was in his driveway earlier today, was now closer to his house. The Animal Control Officer stated that he did not handle wild animals and to call Critter Control for removal of the animal. The caller was very concerned for his families safety and wanted an officer to respond.

1:50 pm An Oak Street resident reported smoke behind his house that may be coming from a pond. Officer William Burchard responded and advised that it was a warming fire for people skating on the pond at the end of Oak Street.

11:55 am A resident of Grove Street reported that a neighbor has three unregistered motor vehicles and requested to speak with an officer.

10:44 am A caller reported that a twenty year-old on a dirt bike speeds up and down Yale Road and Amherst Road frequently. Officer Matthew McNeil spoke with the operator and stated that there should not be anymore problems.

9:35 am A resident of Pond Street reported that a raccoon was sitting at the end of his driveway and was not able to contact the Animal Control Officer. Officer Matthew McNeil responded and advised that the raccoon was up in a tree.

7:34 am An East Main Street resident reported that his roommate has not paid his bills and owes him approximately $7,000. He plans on kicking him out when he comes to pick up his property today and wanted to place a no trespass order against him as per the courts advise. Officer William Burchard advised him to call back if his roommate shows up.


Friday, January 16, 2015

11:51 pm Officer Jacob Campbell advised that he spoke with a male who was walking on Hayden Rowe Street and stated that he and his girlfriend got in a fight and she kicked him out of her vehicle.

10:45 pm A 911 caller reported that she was followed by a motor vehicle on Hayden Rowe Street then was blocked in on a road by the same vehicle. She stated that one occupant got out of the vehicle with a drink in his hand, starred her down then took off when she called 911. Two officers checked the area but could not locate the vehicle.

1:31 pm A walk-in turned in a camera lens that a photographer left behind on Hayden Rowe Street. The owner was contacted and picked the lens up.

11:27 am Officer Thomas Griffin issued a motor vehicle that was parked on Main Street a parking ticket.

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BOMBSHELL:
Two Selectmen Recuse Themselves from Controversial 203 Pond Street Discussion


    

by Robert Falcione

January 20, 2015 —  The Town of Hopkinton was notified of the sale of Chapter 61 property, known as the "Coolidge Property", and "203 Pond Street", by owners John Coolidge and Ann Richards on November 14, 2014. Chapter 61 land, as farmland or forestry, enjoys tax breaks until the owner changes its use, or receives a bona fide offer to purchase. That notification on November 14, 2014 activated a 120-day window during which the town has to exercise its right of first refusal by purchasing the property, or let the standing offer of $2 million to a developer remain. If the developer purchases the property, the taxes that were abated for the previous five years become due.

        At the last selectmen's meeting, the board offered a robust schedule to give the townspeople the chance to make up their own minds by offering to hold a Special Town Meeting, the first step necessary to purchase  the property. According to this evening's agenda, it appears that they planned to vote to open a warrant for the Special Town Meeting, and begin advertising it tomorrow for 15 days, after which time they would have closed the warrant. However, Chairman Todd Cestari announced that he and Selectman John Coutinho would recuse themselves this evening, while they continued discussions of their eligibility to participate in this particular subject. Inasmuch as there were two selectmen absent this evening, the remaining Selectman, John Mosher, was not sufficient for a quorum.

        The schedule was for a Special Town Meeting to be held on March 3, 2015, with a corresponding Special Election on March 10, 2015. Today's announcement and failure to hold the discussion as planned throws the schedule off.

         Public Officials are required to avoid so much as a perception of a conflict of interest, but neither selectman, Chairman Todd Cestari nor John Coutinho, articulated the reason why when given the chance.

            We await the answer to a query to the Town Manager as to the reasons why, but geography may play a part.

          Mr. Cestari lives on Elizabeth Road across from Mr. Coutinho, whose property borders Elizabeth Road, but faces David Joseph Road. The estate of Mr. Coutinho's mother, who passed away last April, is also on Elizabeth Road, with just one home  between it and Mr. Cestari's.

          All of their homes appear to be, quite literally, a stone's throw away from land owned by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, which has made it clear to the Town of Hopkinton that it has an interest is purchasing the 203 Pond Street property. It may be that the two selectmen are unwilling abutters to the entity that has said it could possibly pitch in $250,000* toward the $2 million Coolidge price tag.

         In addition, in a perspective conveyed this Wednesday morning, the estate of Ora Cheney directly abuts the property of the estate of Mrs. Coutinho, and is only separated from Mr. Cestari's property by one lot. The Cheney property has been offered to the town if the town purchases the 203 Pond Street property. That, said Town manager Norman Khumalo, is the reason the selectmen recused themselves, while they await a definitive determination.

           (It is interesting to note, with nothing implied, that a former selectman, Brian Herr, also hails from Elizabeth Road.)

* This figure is as of January 15, 2015 in a letter the DCR sent to Town manager Norman Khumalo.

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Angela Adams, 92

Angela Adams, 92, of Danvers and formerly of Hopkinton, passed away Monday, January 19, 2015 at Kaplan Family Hospice in Danvers. Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late Santina and Biagio Ferro. She was the wife of the late Clement W. Adams who passed away in 2005.

Angela is survived by her son, Paul Adams and his wife Kathy LeBaron of Natick and 3 grandchildren, Lia, Emma and Sophie.

Visitation will take place on Saturday, January 24th from 2-3p.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton, 57 Hayden Rowe St. A funeral service will follow in the funeral home at 3:00p.m. Flowers are gratefully accepted or donations may be made to Care Dimensions, Kaplan Family Hospice, 78 Liberty St. Danvers, MA. 01923

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Fast Response


January 20, 2015 — Shortly before 6:00 pm today, a smoke alarm sounded at the home of an elderly Walcott Street resident near the intersection with Main Street. Hopkinton firefighters determined the likelihood that a low water situation in the boiler was the cause of the smoke. The technician for the Framingham based oil company finally agreed to service the unit and was on his way from Rhode Island at 6:25 pm.

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Ideas&Insights at Fay School - How do we keep our kids safe in this technology-driven world?

Join Fay School for a special presentation by Katie LeClerc Greer, an expert in Internet safety and technology!

 

Parenting in our technology-driven society can be overwhelming, and keeping up with the latest trends and dangers can seem like an impossible task. Katie will help you navigate the digital waters and let you know what’s new and what’s next when it comes to your children and technology. She will also provide parents with proactive ways to keep kids safe.


Event Date: Wednesday, February 11

Event Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: Fay's Harris Theater (signs will be on campus directing visitors to the theater)

Parking: Please park at Fay's Primary School (25 Middle Road, Southborough) or at Fay's Office of Advancement (31 Main Street, Southborough)


This event is free to attend and open to the public. No registration is required to attend the event.


This presentation is the second event in Fay’s new series, Ideas&Insights at Fay School. The series features informative speakers, workshops, and presentations on topics that are relevant to parents today.

Health and Fitness

Troopers Charge 6 with Animal Cruelty after Cockfighting Evidence Found

WORCESTER, MA January 20, 2015 — Massachusetts State Police arrested six men Sunday morning after stopping a car in Worcester and finding evidence, including dead chickens and live ones that later had to be euthanized, that the occupants were involved with cockfighting.

At approximately 5 a.m. Sunday, Trooper Jeremiah Dwyer stopped a Honda Odyssey van with Massachusetts plates for motor vehicle violations on the eastbound side of Route 290. After approaching the van, Trooper Dwyer observed a large pile of loose cash under the driver’s seat. During questioning the driver, later identified as RICHARD DIAZ, 30, of Lawrence, stated he and his five passengers were coming from Queens, N.Y., and going to Lawrence. The front seat passenger, later identified as YAMIL A. MALDONADO, 28, of Lawrence, stated that he owned the van and gave troopers consent to search it.

Trooper George Demos of the State Police K9 Section, along with his partner Cayman, responded to assist in the search, as did Trooper Luis Aguirre, who interviewed the van’s occupants in Spanish.

Troopers located a large black trash bag in a hidden compartment under the van’s floor. The bag contained what appeared to be several dead, skinned chickens. Four boxes in the rear of the Honda were also located; each contained a live chicken that had been subjected to procedures related to cockfighting, including having their lower bodies shaved and crests on their heads cut off. Also located in the vehicle was additional cash in the glove box, which, combined with the cash under the driver’s seat, totaled $4,500.

Also found was paraphernalia related to cockfighting, including razor blades, nail clippers, imitation spurs, wax and liquid tape used to secure the spurs to the chickens, lighters believed to be used to heat the wax, and a spray bottle with a clear liquid believed to be used to make chickens “slick” prior to fighting.

Troopers arrested all six men and charged them with: 1.) Cruelty to Animals; 2.) Possession of Fighting Animals; and 3.) Conspiracy to Commit a Crime. Those arrested were:
1. RICHARD DIAZ, 30, 305 Water St. #2, Lawrence;
2. YAMIL A. MALDONADO, 28, 105 Jackson St. #48, Lawrence;
3. JOSE M. FIGUEROA, 27, 1075 Washington St., Dorchester;
4. JOSE M. VASQUEZ, 34, 119 Bennington St., Lawrence;
5. HELPIS S. RODRIGUEZ, 40, 20 Bennington St., Lawrence; and
6. DAMIAN CASTILLO, 34, 71 Bine St., Nashua, N.H.

The men were transported to the State Police Barracks in Holden where they were booked. They were bailed and ordered to appear at Worcester District Court for arraignment today. DIAZ, the driver, will also be cited for speeding and committing a marked lanes violation.

The chickens were turned over to Worcester Animal Control. State Police have been notified that the chickens had to be euthanized.

The accompanying photo shows some of the boxes in which the chickens and other material was being transported.

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You are cordially invited to attend the Opening Ceremony for Hopkinton's 300th Anniversary Celebration. Join us to learn more about the exciting events planned throughout the coming year as we celebrate Hopkinton's tercentennial! The event will be held on Friday, January 23, 2015 at 7 pm at Hopkinton High School, 98 Hayden Rowe, Hopkinton, MA 01748.

Speakers include Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Senator Karen Spilka, State Rep. Carolyn Dykema and various town officials. Hopkinton's First Baby and Oldest Resident will also be recognized. Refreshments will be served.

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     We would like to say a very heartfelt “thank you” to everyone who donated to the KeepSmilin4Abbie 2014 Toy Drive. This year’s toy drive exceeded our expectations, with over 3,000 toys delivered to Boston Children’s Hospital the week before Christmas!

A special thanks to the schools and businesses that hosted our drop off locations. Our toy drive in Abbie’s honor would not have been successful without you. Children’s Hospital told us that the toys would go to the many sick children that wouldn’t be home for the holidays and also for birthdays. Your generosity provided families of sick children some happiness this Christmas.  Abbie would have loved to see everyone coming together to donate toys for her favorite holiday.

We'd also like to thank those of you who have shared emails, messages and stories of Abbies love. Abbie was a very special person and friend. We continue to be amazed at how many people she touched in her 15 years. She lived with no regrets and many smiles. 

Thank you again for your generosity…you have been able to make many sick children smile this Christmas season.

With love, Abbie’s friends (pictured below):

Top row: left to right

Emily Marculitis , Katie Curry, Elise Carlson, Anna Bullock, Caroline Coffey

Front row:
Rebecca Collins, Sarah Bertschman, Gabby Lockett, Julia Krapf, Emma Zack

 

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Real Estate Transactions for Hopkinton and Surrounding Towns

Compiled for HopNews.com © 2015 All Rights Reserved
New Transactions from January 12, 2015 - January 19, 2015
Click on blue links to see Town's property card w/photo
Address
Buyer
Price
Date
Seller
Hopkinton
22 South Mill Street Grace M. Sage, John M. Sage $1,080,000 Jan. 16, 2015 Paul Hoagland, Bonnie Hoagland
Ashland
212 Eliot Street Lyna Vo $372,000 Jan. 15, 2015 Carlos Hanzi
8 Yale Street 24 Yale Rocco LLC $616,500 Jan. 14, 2015 GKC Properties, Harold E. Wildman
29 Haven Way unit 13 Jonathan W. Jaffe, Leslie S. Jaffe $380,000 Jan. 12, 2015 Masuru Nambu, Ethel D. Nambu
Southborough
4 Stub Toe Lane Michael Macura, Alicia Novak $260,000 Jan. 16, 2015 Thomas C. Meserve
60 Oregon Road David J. Richardson, Alison F. Richardson $630,000 Jan. 12, 2015 Peter T. Caminiti, Megan E. Caminiti
Upton
Mendon Road Bruce D. Tattersall, Pamela L. Tattersall $107,500 Jan. 16, 2015 Mikals Development Corp
34 Brooks Street Laura V. Montoya $265,000 Jan. 16, 2015 Mark A. Bisson, Lindsay M. Bisson
110 Glen Avenue Robert L. White Jr., April S. White $420.000 Jan. 15, 2015 Steven A. Morley, Carole M. Morley
5 West Main Street Rachel M. Barlow $274,500 Jan. 15, 2015 Richard J. Donato, Amydel Realty Trust
244 Mendon Street Jared M. Peterson, Gina M. Peterson $460,000 Jan. 14, 2015 Julian L. Oliver, Elizabeth H. Oliver
63 Hartford Avenue South Jason P. Shupert, Kelly E. Shupert $330,000 Jan. 14, 2015 Mary A. Durant

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New England Patriots Player Vince Wilfork Lends A Helping Hand At Rollover Crash

January 19, 2015 — At 12:45 a.m., troopers assigned to the State Police Barracks in Foxboro responded to reports of a vehicle rolled over on Route 1 in the town of Foxboro. Troopers arrived to find a 2015 Jeep Wrangler rolled onto its side. To their surprise, New England Patriots Defensive Tackle Vince Wilfork was beside the vehicle checking on the operator. The operator of the vehicle, 38-year-old MARY ELLEN BROOKS of Hanson, was unable to get out of the vehicle. Trooper Kenneth Proulx stated that he held the drivers door of the vehicle open, and Vince Wilfork reached in and helped lift the operator out of the vehicle with one hand.

Mr. Wilfork departed after ensuring the troopers didn’t need any further assistance. Foxboro Fire Department and EMS responded to the scene to check on BROOKS. She was subsequently placed under arrest by Trooper Michael Lokitis, and was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.  Contributed content.

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Health and Fitness
Deer vs. Car

January 19, 2015 — Judging from the dent on the driver's side of the Toyota sedan on the left of the photo, a deer ran at great speed into the vehicle before running off into the nearby woods. Officer Thomas Griffin, far left, braked for the deer that ran in front of his cruiser upon arrival at the scene, and tracked it a ways into the woods, but did not catch any further sight of it. The fate of  deer and other large wild animals injured in car accidents is often euthanasia.

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Celebrating 300 Years

January 18, 2015 — HopNews is celebrating the Hopkinton photographs of Robert Falcione during Hopkinton's Tercentennial year. Above, the former Veterans Memorial Gazebo,  built from the hard work of Donald Creswell and the organizational fundraising of Ernie Fecteau. It features a Function follows Form design, Dr. Joe's Memorial and is framed by a tree that is not longer there, either.
     Below, the current Veterans Memorial Gazebo, built  by the fundraising of individuals who formed Friends of the Common, and was conceived by, in particular, Ernie Fecteau's daughter, Barbara Sicuso and veteran marathon promoter, Timothy Kilduff. Much of the construction work was organized and performed by Chris Nation of 20th Century Homes, who donated his time, equipment and labor. Hopkinton architect Scott Richardson designed the current one as a Form Follows Function structure; the height of the new structure is more suited to the level of the audience, and  a handicap ramp is integrated  into the circumference of the structure.

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Best of Both Worlds


January 18, 2015 —Long time Hopkinton resident Marty Aaron, inspired by great photos on HopNews of places people are  travelling, sends his regards from an early retirement from their backyard in Estero, Florida, above, and from the backyard of his and Nancy's home in Franconia, New Hampshire.

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You Talkin' to Me?


January 18, 2015 — These animals at a pasture in Woodville paused grazing for  a moment to look up and see who said "hello" to them, yesterday afternoon.

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Hockey Update:

Hopkinton 5, Bellingham 0

 

The Varsity Hockey team beat Bellingham by a score of 5-0 yesterday. Alex Kosheff  led the way with two goals. Brandon Carty, Mike Messier and Everett Rolph had a goal each. Cam Finlayson chipped in 3 assists on the day and Nikolai Saporoschetz and Will Abbott had two assists a piece. Tim McGrath had two shut out periods, while Jake Neary saw his first Varsity action and persevered the shut out playing the third period. Contributed content

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Personal Lake


January 17, 2015 —  Daniel Belucio, 8, and brother Nicholas, 9, were the only children on Hopkinton Reservoir for a while this afternoon during the cold spell.
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All a Blur

January 17, 2015 — A steady hand and an intentionally slow shutter speed, 1/15 of a second, blur the subjects moving from left to right, while the gazebo at Ice House Pond as well as the background elements and the skater in red, stay in sharp focus.

Health and Fitness
Norton 52, Hopkinton 45

January 17, 2015 — Austin Odell isn't deterred  by Norton's defenders last night at home as he goes up for two..

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HOPKINTON GARDEN CLUB OFFERS SCHOLARSHIPS

 

The Hopkinton Garden Club is soliciting applications for its 2015 Scholarship for Hopkinton residents with an interest in any of several fields related to the garden club’s mission.

 

Scholarships are available to:

·         Applicants maintaining legal residence in Hopkinton, Massachusetts for at least one year, and

·         High school or college students and any adult interested in pursuing a career in the fields of Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Design, Forestry, Conservation, Environmental Sciences and related fields.

 

Applications may be obtained through the Hopkinton High School Guidance Department, the Joseph Keefe Technical School Guidance Office, and the Hopkinton Garden Club website ( www.hopkintongardenclub.org/  ). The application deadline for college scholarships is April 19, 2015; however, scholarships for horticulture classes will be considered throughout the year and disbursed depending on available funds. If you’re eligible, don’t miss this opportunity to apply!

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Police Arrest/Incident Log Updated January 16, 2015

Emergency, dial 911 • Non-emergency, PD dial 508-497-3401, FD dial 508-497-2323

Summary

The Hopkinton Police were involved in the following incidents, which are not included in the detail report below.

NOTE: The PD has begun adding the checks of strategic locations to the information they give out; the checks of business districts and schools as well as one or more strategic locations. Those will not be reported in detail,  but included in the summary below, unless there is an incident.


   Summary

The Hopkinton Police were involved in the following incidents, which are not included in the detail report below.

1 Time the Police assisted the Fire Department, another department, town, or outside Police agency.

20 Motor Vehicle/Person/Home/Building Checks.

1 Motor Vehicle Accident without personal injury.

1 Time the Police assisted with an Animal Call.


Incident Log

Thursday, January 15, 2015

8:39 pm A 911 caller reported that a suspicious motor vehicle was parked on Claflin Avenue and quickly sped off when noticed. Officer Matthew McNeil checked the area for the vehicle with a negative find.

8:35 pm A motorist reported a possible traffic light problem on School Street. Officer John Corridan checked the light and advised that it was functioning properly.


Wednesday, January 15, 2015

4:09 pm A 911 caller reported that a vehicle was doing “donuts” on a Hayden Rowe Street school's athletic field. Two officers checked the area but could not locate the vehicle.

1:14 pm A walk-in spoke with Officer William Burchard regarding harassment.

8:59 am A Wood Street resident reported that her dog fell through the ice on the pond behind her house. Officer Thomas Griffin responded to assist the Fire Department with the rescue of the animal.

2:59 am Officer Jacob Campbell issued a motor vehicle a warning on Sadie Lane over a winter parking ban.

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