Friday, September 24, 2021

Hurricane IDA Disaster Recovery Assistance

For additional information on assistance available from the Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) Program and Disaster Recovery Assistance please click the link below.

Disaster Recovery Assistance | NRCS (

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Town of Hopkinton

Crandall Field Playground Improvements Project Request For Proposal

Crandall Field Playground Improvements Project Request for Proposal

Proposed Ordinance – Chapter 20 Traffic and Motor Vehicles

Proposed Ordinance on Use of Recreational Vehicles


Vaccination Clinic – Chariho Regional Middle School on Monday, August 16, 3-5 PM

Dear Chariho Families, Teachers, Staff, and Community,

We have confirmed that we will be hosting another state-run vaccination clinic at Chariho Regional Middle School on Monday, August 16, 2021, from 3-5 pm. The clinic will be open to anyone ages 12 and older. Please note individuals must be 12 on or before August 16th to get vaccinated. The clinic will have the Pfizer vaccine.

Our current vaccination rate for students eligible to be vaccinated is forty-five percent. COVID-19 vaccines help protect against the Delta variant of COVID-19, which spreads more easily and quickly than other variants. To have the safest return to school possible, the state is asking everyone who is eligible to be fully vaccinated.

As a reminder, students who are vaccinated and who are asymptomatic will not need to quarantine if they become a close contact per RIDOH guidance.

Per the state, the registration window for this clinic will close on August 15, 2021.

Vaccination Clinic link- August 16, 2021 <>

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Proposed Potter Hill Dam Removal Correspondence to Town of Westerly

Proposed Potter Hill Dam Removal

Updates on Board and Commission Vacancies




The Hopkinton Town Council is seeking individuals who are residents of the town to fill vacancies on the following active Boards and Commissions:


Conservation Commission; one vacancy

Historic District Commission; one vacancy

Juvenile Hearing Board; two vacancies

Planning Board; one alternate vacancy

Recreation Commission; one vacancy

Tax Board of Review; one vacancy


In order to reactivate the following Boards and Commissions, the Hopkinton Town Council is seeking individuals who are residents of the town to fill vacancies on the following:


Affordable Housing Partnership – currently inactive; three vacancies

Animal Control Commission – currently inactive; three vacancies

Committee on Aging – currently inactive; five vacancies

Economic Development Commission – currently inactive; seven vacancies

Town Charter Commission –currently inactive; up to six vacancies, nine-member maximum

Waste Water Management District Commission – currently inactive; five vacancies


Residents interested in serving must be registered to vote.  Please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 377-7777 if you have any questions, would like information on a particular board or commission and to request an application.  You may apply in person at the Hopkinton Town Hall, 1 Town House Road, Hopkinton, RI 02833, Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. The application form is available on the Hopkinton website:



Updated:  July 29, 2021

Amended Solar Ordinance Chapter 279

The Hopkinton Town Council amended the Solar Ordinance, Chapter 279, on April 19, 2021.  It is available here for your review:

Amended Solar Ordinance, Chapter 279

Town Manager Position

The Town of Hopkinton, RI is seeking a manager for small rural town with Town Council/Town Manager form of government. MBA or MPA with 3-5 years of experience in town management or BA with 5-7 years of experience.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  Budget development, contract negotiations, Human Resource Management.  Position requires excellent communication skills, knowledge of grants & grant writing.  Human resource background desirable. Finalists subject to background check, physical exam, drug test screening. Salary $85,000 to $115,000 depending upon experience plus benefit pkg.  Please send letter of interest along with resume and three letters of reference to:  Town Clerk, Town of Hopkinton, 1 Town House Road, Hopkinton, RI 02833. E.O.E. 

Deadline:  July 16, 2021.

Police Officer Recruitment

The Hopkinton Police Department is currently accepting applications from qualified candidates for the upcoming testing procedure for the position of entry-level Patrol Officer. Once the selection process is completed, applicants will be placed on a one-year eligibility list for employment. Applicants will be selected off of this eligibility list as positions become available.

Candidates must be U.S. citizens, 21 years of age or older, possess a valid operator’s license, and a high school diploma or GED.

Candidates will be required to undergo a rigorous and highly competitive selection process that includes a written examination, physical fitness test, oral interview, background investigation, medical examination, and psychological testing.

Application is available here: Hopkinton Police Employment Application

The recruit information packet is available here: Recruit Info Packet

Please submit an application, along with a $25 non-refundable application fee (check or money order only) made payable to the Hopkinton Police Department c/o Captain Mark Carrier, 406 Woodville Road, Hopkinton, RI 02833. The deadline date for the receipt of applications is August 31st, 2021, by 4:00 p.m. No applications will be accepted online. Prior applicants must reapply. EEO Compliant.


Hopkinton StoryWalk

Hopkinton StoryWalk®      

The Hopkinton Land Trust, Ashaway Free Library and Langworthy Public Library are excited to bring a StoryWalk® to Hopkinton. A StoryWalk® is a great way for children and families to benefit from fresh air and movement, enjoying nature and literature as they read from laminated story pages that are placed on signboards along a path or trail. Our first StoryWalk®, Possum and the Summer Storm, written and illustrated by Anne Hunter, will be located along the trail at Grills Wildlife Sanctuary on Chase Hill Rd in Hopkinton. It will be up from July 1-August 6 (depending on how it is impacted by the weather). For more information please contact the Ashaway or Langworthy libraries.


The Hopkinton StoryWalk® is a collaboration between the Hopkinton Land Trust and the Ashaway Free and Langworthy Public Libraries.  The StoryWalk®  Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, Vermont and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Funds from OLIS (Office of Library and Information Services) and the IMLS (Institute of Museums and Library Services) were used to support this project.