Town Council Meeting – May 16, 2022 – 7:00 PM - In-Person and Remote (Hybrid)
Monday, May 16, 2022

Biden Administration to Reduce Costs of High Speed Internet

Plan to Reduce High Speed Internet Costs

Newly Adopted Ordinances

The Town of Hopkinton recently adopted two new Ordinances, they are attached below.

Chariho Budget Referendum


 A second Chariho Budget Referendum is scheduled for Thursday, May 5, 2022. All eligible Hopkinton voters will cast their ballot at the Town Hall located at 1 Town House Road, Hopkinton, RI 02833, a combined polling location. Polling hours: 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Please contact the Hopkinton Board of Canvassers 377-7777 if you have any questions.

May 5, 2022 – Hopkinton Budget Ballot

Dog License Update

This is a reminder that your dog(s) must be registered by May 1, 2022.

The registration fee is $6.00 per dog, Cash or Check.

Your rabies vaccination must be current.

After May 1, 2022, there will be a late registration fee of $10.00 per dog added to the cost of a dog license, or $16.00 per dog. 

Don’t hesitate to contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 401-377-7777 extension 1, if you have any questions.

2022 Tax Sale

May 18, 2022 – 10:00 AM

Open Position – Senior Planning Clerk



HOPKINTON, RI: Full-time, position. Applicants must possess an Associate’s degree and at least three years’ experience in a planning position or related work capacity. Duties include: providing administrative assistance to Town Planner; serving as clerk of the Planning Board; and dealing effectively with public officials, employees and the public. Interested persons must submit a cover letter, resume and completed application form (available at to Town Manager Brian Rosso, c/o 1 Town House Road, Hopkinton, RI 02833 by Friday, April 29th, 2022. No electronic applications accepted. EEO compliant.


Town of Hopkinton Employment Application


Posted: March 18, 2022

3/15 Deadline Senior Tax Exemption


The Town of Hopkinton has many Senior Services available to our residents.  Some of the available information includes Tax Incentives, Local Senior Center locations, Meals on Wheels information, and much more. 


All Senior Tax Exemption applications are Due by March 15, 2022.


Click the link below to review the information from the Town for our senior residents.


Senior Services – Town of Hopkinton, Rhode Island, USA (


Thank You

Brian Rosso

Town Manager

Open Position – Public Works Maintenance Operator I

Public Works Maintenance Operator I


HOPKINTON, RI: Full-time position; Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or GED equivalent, experience in highway maintenance, construction and heavy equipment. Application and a detailed job description are available on the Town’s website at Interested persons must submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed application to Town Manager Brian M. Rosso, c/o 1 Town House Road, Hopkinton, RI 02833 by close of business day on Friday, April 29th, 2022. No applications accepted electronically. EEO Compliant.

Town of Hopkinton Employment Application

Posted: March 18, 2022

Local Rabies Clinics

With spring coming, the Town of Hopkinton is partnering with local cities and towns to get the word out concerning the availability of rabies clinics around the surrounding areas.

There are several scheduled clinics already, and more are being planned, and we hope to have one in Hopkinton soon.

Please use the link below to find two already available in March.

Check back soon for more information.

Local Clinics

Zoning Board of Review / Board of Appeal Clerk





Part-time, non-union, stipend-based position. $200.00 stipend per meeting event. There are no benefits associated with this position. Requirements: High School diploma; office experience preferred. Persons must have strong organizational, communication and computer skills and the ability to multi-task. Duties include attendance at monthly evening Zoning Board of Review and/or Board of Appeal Meetings; preparation of minutes; assembling of materials for board members ahead monthly meetings, typically held the third Thursday of the month and an occasional additional meeting.


Application forms and job description are available upon request at 401-377-7761 or online at Please submit applications to the attention of: Town Manager Brian Rosso, 1 Town House Rd., Hopkinton, RI 02833. No applications will be accepted online. EOE. Deadline March 12, 2022 by 4:00 PM.


Per Order: Brian A. Rosso

Town Manager


Posted:  February 16, 2022