Hopkinton is an historic town located in the southwest corner of Rhode Island. The size of the town is 44 square miles and the population is approximately 8,000. It was incorporated in March 1757 and consists of four villages, Ashaway, Bradford, Hope Valley, and Rockville. Hopkinton has over 1,000 acres of open space, supporting various recreational activities, including hiking, fishing and canoeing. Hopkinton is part of the Chariho School District, which also includes the towns of Charlestown and Richmond. Hopkinton is home to the oldest continuous family business in the U.S. - Ashaway Line & Twine.

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Employment Opportunities Available

IT/GIS Director

Full-time, 40 hours weekly, union position, $42,120.00 annually. Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in computer science, planning, engineering or related science, and at least two years of experience in GIS database development and analysis. Must be dependable, self-motivated, detail-oriented with excellent communication skills and knowledge of principles and practices of IT/GIS systems and applications (including Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop, ArcGIS Suite including ArcCatalog and ArcMap, and Tritech Perform public safety software), and experience with Windows 2003/2012, Sonicwall firewalls and disaster recovery.

Duties include: design and implement systems to include geographical information systems, desktop workstations, servers, network equipment, peripherals and software applications; perform technical support; and guide Town policy making regarding IT/GIS matters.

Application and a full job description are available by clicking the links below. Interested persons must submit a cover letter, resume and application form to Town Manager William A. McGarry, c/o 1 Town House Road, Hopkinton, RI 02833 by Monday, January 5, 2015. EEO Compliant.

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Administrative Assisstant to the Town Manager

Part-time, 19 hours weekly, $19.97 per hour, reports directly to the Town Manager. Candidates must possess an associate’s degree and at least 5 years of secretarial experience. Must be dependable, with excellent computer and communication skills. Duties include: transcription, preparing letters, scheduling and dealing effectively with public officials, employees and the public.

Interested persons must submit a cover letter, resume and application form (available by clicking the link below) to Town Manager William A. McGarry, c/o 1 Town House Road, Hopkinton, RI 02833 by January 9, 2015. No documents will be accepted online. EEO compliant.

Click here to apply

2015 Annual Budget Grants and Contributions Request Form

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Free Municipal Vaccination Clinic

Flu and Tdap Vaccinations
Saturday, December 20 from 10 am to 1 pm.
Ashaway Elementary School, 12 Hillside Ave.  

You do not need to have insurance but if you do, please bring a copy of your card. No out of pocket costs. No insurance, vaccinations still free.

Note: Due to changes in the pneumonia vaccine this year, it will not be offered at this clinic.  If people are looking for pneumo vaccine they should be directed to their primary care physician since there are now two vaccines. 

Influenza Vaccine Information Statement

Live, Attenuated Influenza Vaccine Information Statement

Tdap Vaccine Information Statement

Consent Form

Town Of Hopkinton Adopted Budget FY 2014 - 2015

Click here to download the adopted budget for the fiscal year 2014 - 2015.

Open Records Policy

Click the links below for access to the Open Records Policy and related forms to obtain records.

Public Registry

If you would like to be placed on our public registry list to be notified of any changes in our local subdivision regulations or zoning ordinances, please contact Town Clerk Elizabeth Cook-Martin at townclerk@hopkintonri.org

Hopkinton Outdoors

The Hopkinton Outdoors webpage has been created by the Hopkinton Conservation Commission to provide a central repository for residents and visitors to obtain information, regarding the plentiful outdoor activities available in Hopkinton.

Click here for more information

Public Notice

The Hopkinton Town Council is seeking volunteers to serve on a new Charter Commission to review the Town Charter. Individuals interested in serving must be registered to vote.

There are also vacancies on the following active Boards and Commissions: 

  • Affordable Housing Partnership
  • Planning Board
  • Conservation Commission
  • Historic District Commission
  • Planning Board
  • Recreation Commission
  • Zoning Board Of Review
Contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 377-7777 to request an application or apply in person at 1 Town House Road, Hopkinton, RI 02833 during normal business hours M-F, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM.

Tax Payment Interest Waiver Ordinance

The Town Council has recently passed a new Ordinance that allows the Tax Collector to waive one quarter’s worth of interest on one overdue property tax payment, if certain conditions are met.

Click here to access the Tax Payment Interest Waiver Ordinance (Chapter 19, Taxation, Article I, Section 19-2) and the Waiver Request Application Form.

Annual Town Audits From FY 2006 Through FY 2013

FY Budgets From FY 2006-07 Through FY 2013-14

Click here to visit the Finance Department page and view past audits and budgets.

Emergency Notification Roster

Any resident with an unlisted telehone number or a cell phone as their primary phone, must register by clicking banner below to receive emergency notifications.

Code Red

Click here for more information about Code Red Emergency Notification System

Home Repair Program

The Town of Hopkinton is notifying homeowners that it has a program available for the repair of homes owned and/or occupied by persons or families of low to moderate income.  This program is funded by the State of Rhode Island, with funds obtained from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

For more information on eligibility and how to enroll, click here.

  Upcoming Events  
  Land Trust Meeting, Monday 12/22 7:00 PM at the Crandall House
  Town Offices Close at 12:00 Noon, Wednesday 12/24
  Town Offices Closed, Thursday 12/25
  Town Offices Open For Regular Hours, Friday 12/26

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