East Main St. (Route135)
Road Construction/Traffic Advisory
Please be advised that starting
Wednesday October 22, 2014,
East Main Street, Route 135, will be detoured at Frankland Road and
Peach Street for road construction.
Construction in this area will take place from 7 AM to 9:30 PM and
is expected to last 2 - 3 weeks.
All Eastbound traffic will be detoured from East Main St., Route
135, onto Frankland Road to Peach Street and then back onto East
Main St., Route 135.
All westbound traffic will be detoured onto Peach Street to
Frankland Road and then back onto East Main St., Route 135.
Officers will be assisting with traffic flow during construction
We request you find alternate travel routes during the construction
hours as we hope to minimize expected traffic delays and urge you to
use caution if driving in this area.
Press Release: Bus
On Saturday night, Officer Aaron O'Neil arrested
a bus driver who was transporting Hopkinton High School athletes.
For more information please follow this link to read the departments
Officers Issued Narcan
In response to the statewide opiates overdose
epidemic Hopkinton Police Officers have completed training in the
administration of nasal Narcan. Narcan has been issued to each
patrol officers. This action is an effort to enhance officers
abilities to care for patients experiencing an opiate overdose.
Follow this link to see Chief Lee's press release.
Hopkinton Police Department has identified
property crime as a high priority in our community. In response the
Police Department has announced a new campaign to
prevent crime. The Like it - Lock It campaign asks
citizens to take an active role in protecting their property. Most
items stolen from vehicles and in the school or workplace are left
unattended and unsecured. We are asking everyone to partner with us
to prevent property crimes.
Donít make your valuables an easy target!
Lock your vehicle every time.
Donít leave electronics or other valuables visible in
Donít set your items down and trust that no one will
If you use a locker at work, school or the gym, LOCK
Always lock doors and windows
residents of Hopkinton have voted in a solicitor Bylaw. This
law governs the solicitor registration process. Groups who are
interested in soliciting in town can visit the
or stop by the police station to begin the registration process.
If you were in an accident and need a
crash report you can visit the
Massachusetts website to download a copy. The form
contains the instructions on how to complete and file your report.
Street Lights -
Keep the Lights On!
Street lights are provided by the town in
order to improve safety in the community. Please help us to
keep the lights on. If you notice a light that is out you can
report it directly by calling 800-544-4876.
Is Your House Numbered?
The emergency services profession has a
saying, "seconds save lives." A
properly numbered house allows responding police and fire personnel
to quickly locate your address. To view some examples of properly
numbered houses visit our
Hopkinton is a very safe town however our
residents are not shielded from identity thieves. Crimes
involving the theft and use of personal information can be
devastating to both your credit and finances. To learn more on
how you can protect yourself refer to our
Identity theft website.
Do you have a House alarm.
A properly installed house alarm can be an
important part of you home safety plan. However, a faulty
system can be a nuisance to you and a burden on your police and fire
departments. False alarms expend valuable community resources
and can cost you money in fees. Please keep you alarm system
well maintained and update your registration
Preparedness is not only a winter issue.
The extreme weather experienced in the New England region have
demonstrated the importance of thinking ahead. Many examples
of late include isolated weather events that devastate
neighborhoods. These patterns remind us that hurricanes and
blizzards are not the only threat. It doesn't take a lot of money or
time to prepare your home and car. The
Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency has a lot of useful
information as does ready.gov.
Unregistered Vehicles and Trailers
The Hopkinton PD will continue their active enforcement of
Chapter 130, Town Bylaws. If you
notice a property with more than one unregistered vehicle or
trailer, please contact Officer Phil Powers at 508.435-2123 x1324.
The Department of Transportation now offers it's Driver's Manual
Online. You can pick up a printed copy at your
download it here.
Violence Against Women
Every day women are victims of violent acts.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides excellent
information and resources to victims. The Hopkinton Police
Department considers all acts of violence to be of the highest
priority. We are committed to offering immediate assistance
and will connect you to the resources needed to help prevent
future violence. Please don't hesitate to call.
HPD Welcomes John Corridan
John Corridan was selected by the Board of
Selectmen Tuesday night to become the newest Police Officer in Town.
John has served the community before as a Dispatcher. John
comes back to HPD after attending the Police academy and serving as
a Patrolman for Longmeadow Police Department. Welcome John!
Pedestrian - Bike Safety
Highway Safety Division and the Massachusetts
Executive Office of Public Safety and Security
has provided the following video. Please take a moment to view
this informative video on bike and pedestrian safety.
IRS Scam Attempts Continue
The perpetrators of the IRS scam attempts
continue to target victims.
Attached is a link to the IRS website and information.
The IRS nor any other government agency will call and ask you to
wire them money or provide your personal information including
Social Security number over the phone.
Hopkinton Police History
The Hopkinton Police Department is
gathering information and photos related to the department's
history. Any historical data or photos you have would be
appreciated. Any photos can be copied and the originals will
be returned. If you think you can help please email
Hopkinton Police Officer Franny
Thanks to Jaynne Adams
Do you recognize anyone?
Department Photo late 1940's
Patrolman Tom Griffin
Chief Richard A. Flannery
Chief Francis X. Bowker
Follow this link to see more
Advisory from SRO Powers
Officer Phil Powers offers some sound advice on
social media and your children.
Please take a moment
and read some valuable information.
The Hopkinton Police Department is now publishing
the police logs on the towns website. Visit the
Town of Hopkinton website to
read the logs and review arrests.