Hopkinton, Massachusetts

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Hopkinton, Massachusetts
Town
Town Hall
Town Hall
Official seal of Hopkinton, Massachusetts
Seal
Location in Middlesex County in Massachusetts
Location in Middlesex County in Massachusetts
Coordinates: 42°13′43″N 71°31′23″W / 42.22861°N 71.52306°W / 42.22861; -71.52306Coordinates: 42°13′43″N 71°31′23″W / 42.22861°N 71.52306°W / 42.22861; -71.52306
CountryUnited States
StateMassachusetts
CountyMiddlesex
Settled1715
Incorporated1715
Government
 • TypeOpen town meeting
 • Town
   Manager
Norman Khumalo
 • Board of
   Selectmen
Benjamin L. Palleiko, Chair
Michelle Gates
John M. Mosher
Todd Cestari
Brian Herr
Area
 • Total28.2 sq mi (72.9 km2)
 • Land26.6 sq mi (68.8 km2)
 • Water1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)
Elevation410 ft (125 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total14,925
 • Density530/sq mi (200/km2)
Time zoneEastern (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code01748
01784
(Woodville P.O. Boxes)
Area code(s)508 / 774
FIPS code25-31085
GNIS feature ID0619400
Websitehttp://www.hopkintonma.gov/
Established by Edward Hopkins
 
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Hopkinton, Massachusetts
Town
Town Hall
Town Hall
Official seal of Hopkinton, Massachusetts
Seal
Location in Middlesex County in Massachusetts
Location in Middlesex County in Massachusetts
Coordinates: 42°13′43″N 71°31′23″W / 42.22861°N 71.52306°W / 42.22861; -71.52306Coordinates: 42°13′43″N 71°31′23″W / 42.22861°N 71.52306°W / 42.22861; -71.52306
CountryUnited States
StateMassachusetts
CountyMiddlesex
Settled1715
Incorporated1715
Government
 • TypeOpen town meeting
 • Town
   Manager
Norman Khumalo
 • Board of
   Selectmen
Benjamin L. Palleiko, Chair
Michelle Gates
John M. Mosher
Todd Cestari
Brian Herr
Area
 • Total28.2 sq mi (72.9 km2)
 • Land26.6 sq mi (68.8 km2)
 • Water1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)
Elevation410 ft (125 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total14,925
 • Density530/sq mi (200/km2)
Time zoneEastern (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code01748
01784
(Woodville P.O. Boxes)
Area code(s)508 / 774
FIPS code25-31085
GNIS feature ID0619400
Websitehttp://www.hopkintonma.gov/
Established by Edward Hopkins

Hopkinton is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, less than 30 miles (48 km) west of Boston. The town is best known as the starting point of the Boston Marathon, held annually on Patriots' Day in April, and as the home of computer storage firm EMC Corporation. As of the 2010 census, the town had a population of 14,925.[1] The US Census recognizes a village within the town known as Woodville, reporting a population of 2,550.[2]

History[edit]

The town of Hopkinton was incorporated on the 13th of December, 1715. Hopkinton was named for an early colonist of Connecticut, Edward Hopkins, who left a large sum of money to be invested in land in New England, the proceeds of which were to be used for the benefit of Harvard University. The trustees of Harvard purchased land from the Native American residents with money from the fund and incorporated the area, naming it in honor of its benefactor. Grain was the first production crop grown in the area, while fruit and dairy industries were developed later. Agriculture predominated until 1840 when the boot and shoe industries were introduced into the town. By 1850 eleven boot and shoe factories were established in Hopkinton. Fires in 1882 and the migration of those industries to other parts of the country eliminated these industries from Hopkinton.

There are 215 Hopkinton properties listed in the State Register of Historic Places. The majority, 187, are located within the Cedar Swamp Archaeological District in Hopkinton and Westborough. The properties are also listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Twenty-three properties are included within the Hopkinton Center Historic District, a local historic district which comprises properties around the Town Common, on East Main St. and the south side of Main St. The district was expanded in 2000 to include the Town Hall and in 2001 to include Center School. The Hopkinton Supply Company Building on Main St., located slightly west of the district, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Former factory worker housing in the center of town, contrasted against the more rural areas surrounding it, are visual reminders of Hopkinton’s past.

In 2005 the town established a second historic district in the village of Woodville. Ninety-seven properties are included within this district. The village of Woodville has retained its distinctive village atmosphere and strong architectural connection to Hopkinton’s industrial development and growth from the mid-to-late 19th century. The area was an early cotton clothmaking center and the site of a major shoe factory. When Boston seized Lake Whitehall for its water supply in 1894, the factories along its shores were closed or moved to other sites, as they were considered sources of pollution. Remaining factories and other buildings were destroyed in a fire in 1909. In the 18th century, it was an agricultural area with a few farms scattered north of the much smaller Lake Whitehall and its accompanying cedar swamp, and was the site of a grist mill on Whitehall Brook as early as 1714.

Within or near the Miscoe-Warren-Whitehall Watersheds ACEC (Area of Critical Environmental Concern), remains of large pits have been found. The pits were lined with bark by the native Americans and used to store corn over the winter months.

At one time, it was believed that the waters flowing from the large swamp south of Pond St., under Pond St. and into Lake Whitehall contained magical healing powers. As a result, the area quickly was built up as a resort area. Visitors came by stagecoach to the Hopkinton Hotel, which was located between Pond St. and the lake. The mineral baths and their powers lured the visitors to the area. The baths can still be viewed by the edge of the stream that drains from the swamp. Within the ACEC area are also two beehive shaped stone structures, about 6 feet (1.8 m) tall. Their origin and use are unknown.

Hopkinton gains national attention once a year in April as it hosts the start of the Boston Marathon, a role the town has enjoyed since 1924. The town takes pride in its hospitality as runners from all over the world gather in Hopkinton to begin the 26.2-mile (42.2 km) run to Boston.

Historical commission[edit]

The Town of Hopkinton established a historical commission which manages “the preservation, protection and development of the historical or archeological assets of such city or town”. Projects include conducting research for places of historic or archeological value, assisting cooperatively with others engaged in such research, and carrying out other initiatives for the purpose of protecting and preserving such places.

National Register of Historic Places[edit]

Hopkinton has two properties in the register.[3]

  1. Cedar Swamp Archeological District, Address Restricted. Listed 1988-05-23
  2. Hopkinton Supply Company Building, 26-28 Main Street. Listed 1983-03-10

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 28.2 square miles (73.0 km2), of which 26.6 square miles (68.9 km2) is land and 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2), or 5.82%, is water.

Hopkinton is 17 miles (27 km) east of Worcester, 26 miles (42 km) west of Boston, and 195 miles (314 km) from New York City.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the census-designated place for the village has a total area of 1.5 square miles (4.0 km2), of which 1.5 square miles (4.0 km2) is land and 0.22% is water.[4]

Adjacent towns[edit]

Hopkinton is located in eastern Massachusetts, bordered by six towns:

Public buildings[edit]

Public buildings in Hopkinton:

BuiltAddressBuilding
177513 Main StLibrary
185098 Hayden Rowe StCultural Arts Alliance
189011 Ash StCenter School
189485 Main StOld High School
1900234 Wood StWoodville Post Office
190218 Main StTown Hall
195088 Hayden Rowe StMiddle School
196414 Elm StElmwood School
197383 Wood StDept of Public Works
199673 Main StFire Department
1997104 Hayden Rowe StHopkins School
19995 Cedar StHopkinton Post Office
200190 Hayden Rowe StHigh School
200374 Main StPolice Department
200528 Mayhew StSenior Center

Climate[edit]

The climate in Hopkinton tends to be quite warm during the summer, with daily high temperatures averaging in the 80s. Temperatures in the 90s are also known to occur between June and August as high-pressure air masses push in from the south. Winters are typical of a Northeastern coastal climate, being considerably colder than the southern states, but not as cold as the Upper Midwest/Plains. Daily high temperatures from late December to March tend to be in the 30s increasing gradually to 40s, with some days dipping considerably lower or even higher. Nightly low temperatures are proportionately cooler.

The warmest month of the year is July with an average minimum and maximum temperature of 65 °F (18 °C) and 84 °F (29 °C) respectively. The coldest month of the year is January with an average minimum and maximum temperature of 16 and 35 °F (−9 and 2 °C) respectively.[5]

Temperature variations between night and day tend to be fairly limited during summer with a difference that can reach 18 °F (10 °C), and fairly limited during winter with an average difference of 16 °F (8.9 °C).

The annual average precipitation at Hopkinton is 51.25 inches (1,302 mm). Rainfall in is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year. The wettest month of the year is November with an average rainfall of 4.69 inches (119 mm).[6]

Normal temperature in January (max/min average)25.5 °F (−3.6 °C)
Normal temperature in July (max/min average)74.5 °F (23.6 °C)
Normal annual precipitation44.9 inches (1,140 mm)[7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.  ±%  
18502,801—    
18604,340+54.9%
18704,419+1.8%
18804,601+4.1%
18904,088−11.1%
19002,623−35.8%
19102,452−6.5%
19202,289−6.6%
19302,563+12.0%
19402,697+5.2%
19503,486+29.3%
19604,932+41.5%
19705,981+21.3%
19807,114+18.9%
19909,191+29.2%
200013,346+45.2%
201014,925+11.8%
* = population estimate.
Source: United States Census records and Population Estimates Program data.[8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16][17]

As of the census[18] of 2000, there were 13,346 people, 4,444 households, and 3,621 families residing in the town. The 2005 population estimate for[19] is 14,112. The population density was 502.5 inhabitants per square mile (194.0 /km2). There were 4,548 housing units at an average density of 171.2 per square mile (66.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.33% White, 0.69% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 1.66% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 0.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.33% of the population.

There were 4,444 households out of which 49.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.4% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.5% were non-families. 15.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.33.

Population was well-distributed by age, with 33.1% under the age of 18, 3.4% from 18 to 24, 34.0% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 6.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $89,281, and the median income for a family was $102,550. Males had a median income of $71,207 versus $42,360 for females. The per capita income for the town was $41,469. About 1.3% of families and 1.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.4% of those under age 18 and 3.4% of those age 65 or over.

Hopkinton village[edit]

As of the census[18] of 2000, there were 2,628 people, 1,003 households, and 672 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 611.3/km² (1,584.3/mi²). There were 1,024 housing units at an average density of 238.2/km² (617.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.18% White, 0.34% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.91% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.68% from other races, and 0.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.05% of the population.

There were 1,003 households out of which 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.0% were non-families. 28.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 32.0% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 85.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $52,250, and the median income for a family was $68,050. Males had a median income of $48,050 versus $37,862 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $23,878. About 2.9% of families and 3.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.1% of those under age 18 and 4.0% of those age 65 or over.

Government[edit]

Since its incorporation in 1715, Hopkinton has retained its original Open Town Meeting form of government. The town's day-to-day affairs had been directly overseen by an elected Board of Selectmen until 2007, when the Town's Charter Commission created a Town Manager position with more discretion, although the Town Manager still reports to the Selectmen.

Town Meeting[edit]

Begins on the first Monday in May and continues on consecutive evenings until the entire warrant is voted on.

Warrant[edit]

The Town Meeting Warrant is a document composed of the articles to be voted on. Any elected or appointed board, committee, or town officer or ten petitioning voters may request that an article be included on the warrant. Each article to be voted on is directed by the Board of Selectmen to an appropriate board or committee to hear and provide the original motion at Town Meeting. All articles which require expending of funds are directed to the Finance Committee; articles dealing with planning and zoning to the Planning Board; articles relating to by-laws to the By-Law Committee, and so forth.

Annual town election[edit]

Held on the third Monday in May. Polls are open 7:00am–8:00pm. All Hopkinton precincts vote at the Hopkinton Middle School (88 Hayden Rowe St).

County government[edit]

Massachusetts has 14 counties which were regional administrative districts before the Revolutionary War.[20] In 1997, the county governments of Middlesex, Berkshire, Essex, Hampden and Worcester were abolished. Many of their functions were turned over to state agencies.

Its county seats are Cambridge and Lowell.

County government: Middlesex County
Clerk of Courts:Michael A. Sullivan
District Attorney:Marian T. Ryan
Register of Deeds:Maria C. Curtatone
Register of Probate:Tara E. DeCristofaro
County Sheriff:Peter Koutoujian (D)
State government
State Representative(s):Carolyn Dykema (D)
State Senator(s):Karen E. Spilka (D)
Governor's Councilor(s):Robert L. Jubinville (D)
Federal government
U.S. Representative(s):Joseph Kennedy III (D-4th District)
U.S. Senators:Elizabeth Warren (D), Ed Markey (D)


Education[edit]

Public schools[edit]

The Town of Hopkinton has a public school system which serves students from pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade. The Hopkinton Public Schools maintains a district website with a subpage for each Hopkinton school. Kindergarten students and first-graders attend the Center School, located on Ash Street. Grades 2 and 3 attend Elmwood School. Grades 4 and 5 attend Hopkins School. Grades 6 through 8 attend Hopkinton Middle School. Grades 9 through 12 attend Hopkinton High School. The town also has an integrated preschool currently located in the Middle School building. An attempt set forth by the school committee to split up the current school system into a district-based program was met with refusal by the town's residents when voted upon, due in partial to the close-knit community not wanting any sort of divide as well as not deeming it necessary with the towns manageable population.

Hopkinton offered a fee-based full-day kindergarten option for the first time during the 2010-11 School year. Due to space constraints at Center School, full-day kindergarten is offered by lottery and most students attend half-day kindergarten only. Hopkinton Public Schools does not offer any foreign language education before Grade 7.

Since residents approved the Center School Feasibility Study in May 2008, Hopkinton had been involved in an Elementary School Building Project with the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA). The solution approved unanimously by the Hopkinton Elementary School Building Committee and the MSBA was to build a new K-5 Elementary School on the town-owned Fruit Street property and then decommission the aging Center School. Residents voted down the new school at the March 21, 2011 Special Town Meeting and again at a Special Town Election on March 28, 2011. Read more on the Hopkinton Elementary School Building Committee website.

Hopkinton High's school mascot is the Hiller "H", as the sports teams are known as the Hopkinton Hillers. Previously the teams were known as the Hopkinton Stonethrowers. The school primary colors are green and white, with orange as a secondary color.

Transportation[edit]

Hopkinton is situated 26 miles (42 km) west of Boston in the MetroWest region of Massachusetts, which has excellent rail, air, and highway facilities. Interstate Route 495 divides the town into east and west zones, which are connected by numerous spokes providing direct access to the airport and other communities in the Greater Boston Metropolitan Area.[21]

Major highways[edit]

Hopkinton is served by two interstate highways and two state highways. Interstates 90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike) and 495, form an interchange on the northern border of Hopkinton and neighboring Westborough. Proximity to Route 9 (The Boston/Worcester Turnpike) and Route 30 in Westborough, gives additional access to east/west destinations.

Principal highways are:

Nearby major intersections[edit]

Mass transit[edit]

Rail[edit]

There is no passenger or freight rail service in Hopkinton, but the public transportation network serving Massachusetts is easily accessible.

Hopkinton is served by the Southborough MBTA Station, located on the border of Hopkinton and Southborough on Route 85 at Southville Road. MBTA commuter rail service is available to South Station and Back Bay Station, Boston, via the MBTA Framingham-Worcester Commuter Rail Line which connects South Station in Boston and Union Station in Worcester. Travel time to Back Bay is about 50 minutes.

Originally called the Framingham Commuter Rail Line, Framingham was the end of the line until rail traffic was expanded to Worcester in 1996.[22] The line also serves the communities of Newton, Wellesley, Natick, Ashland, Southborough, Westborough and Grafton.[23]

Direct rail service to Boston, to New York, and to many other points on the Amtrak network (National Railroad Passenger Corporation) is available through nearby Framingham.

CSX Transportation provides freight rail service and operates an auto transloading facility in nearby Framingham.

Bus[edit]

Air[edit]

Boston's Logan International Airport is easily accessible from nearby Framingham. MassPort provides public transportation to all airport terminals from Framingham via Logan Express bus service seven days per week. The bus terminal and paid parking facility are located on the Shoppers' World Mall property, off the Massachusetts Turnpike Exit 13, between Route 9 and Route 30, at the intersections of East Road and the Burr Street connector.[24]

The Worcester Municipal Airport, a Primary Commercial (PR) facility with scheduled passenger service, is easily accessible. It has two asphalt runways 5,500 and 6,900 ft (1,700 and 2,100 m) long. Instrument approaches available include precision and non-precision.

Commuter services[edit]

Park and ride services:[25]

Economy and business[edit]

Hopkinton is the corporate headquarters of EMC Corporation, a global manufacturer of software and systems for information management and storage. It is the state's largest technology company, which employs 6,800 people in Massachusetts. EMC, in addition to providing $1 million in annual real estate tax revenues, is a major contributor to the town's schools and recreational services.[28] Shops in the center of town include Bill's Pizza, Hopkinton Drug, Colella's market, Hopkinton Gourmet and many more.

Utilities[edit]

Many homes in town have private wells and septic systems. In areas where the town offers services, water is supplied by town wells.

NSTAR is the exclusive distributor of electric power and natural gas to the town.

Verizon, successor to New England Telephone, NYNEX, Bell Atlantic and earlier, the Bell System, is the primary wired telephone service provider for the area, and provides FiOS-based telephone, television, and broadband services. Phone service is also available from Comcast and various national wireless companies.

Cable television and broadband service is available from Comcast or Verizon FiOS.

Media[edit]

Newspapers[edit]

Hopkinton has two local newspapers: The Hopkinton Independent and The Hopkinton Crier, and three online news outlets, HCAM, Hopkinton Patch and HopNews. The town is also served by The Boston Globe (owned by the New York Times Company).

Television[edit]

Hopkinton has a Public, educational, and government access (PEG) television station called HCAM-TV, run mostly by local volunteers. Hopkinton residents can create and produce their own television programs that reflect the personality of their community, and have them cablecast on Public-access television channels. HCAM can be found on Comcast Channel 8 or Verizon Channel 30. Many HCAM TV shows and government meetings (Board of Selectmen, School Committee, etc.) can viewed directly on their website. HCAM also produces a half-hour local news broadcast, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 6:00 p.m. The HCAM website also includes news articles and photos, updated daily.

Health care[edit]

Hopkinton has no hospitals. There are long-term care facilities and hospices.[29]

Points of interest[edit]

Culture[edit]

Twin cities[edit]

Notable people[edit]

Historic homes[edit]

The following residences were built in Hopkinton before the year 1900.

Built#Street
171521East Main St.
1720156Pond St.
1729184Pond St.
17305East Main St.
1730227Wood St.
1732223Wood St.
174350Hayden Rowe St.
1743110Pond St.
174592Main St.
1750149Hayden Rowe St.
1750192Hayden Rowe St.
1750155Winter St.
175041East Main St.
1750123East Main St.
1750248Wood St.
1770282Wood St.
177813East Main St.
1785152Hayden Rowe St.
1790348Wood St.
179047East Main St.
179476Main St.
180063Main St.
180043East Main St.
1800216Wood St.
1800235Wood St.
1800259Wood St.
180011West Main St.
180017Hayden Rowe St.
1800128Hayden Rowe St.
1800180Hayden Rowe St.
1803279Wood St.
1810246Wood St.
181087Main St.
1810121Main St.
1818181Hayden Rowe St.
182086Wood St.
182020Wood St.
1820211Wood St.
1820347Wood St.
182020East Main St.
1820109Hayden Rowe St.
1828140Hayden Rowe St.
1829222Wood St.
18302Hayden Rowe St.
1830157Hayden Rowe St.
1830199Pond St.
183041Wood St.
1830218Wood St.
18307Clinton St.
18301West Main St.
18302West Main St.
183035Main St.
183082Main St.
1832210Wood St.
1835272Wood St.
1839255Wood St.
184022Winter St.
184014Wood St.
1840200Wood St.
1840273Wood St.
1840326Wood St.
184084Main St.
184082East Main St.
184052Hayden Rowe St.
1840158Hayden Rowe St.
1840159Hayden Rowe St.
1843102Main St.
1846301Wood St.
185018Winter St.
185056Wood St.
185080Main St.
1850109Main St.
1850207Wood St.
1850242Wood St.
1850250Wood St.
1850253Wood St.
1850274Wood St.
185015Hayden Rowe St.
185016Hayden Rowe St.
1850108Hayden Rowe St.
1850188Hayden Rowe St.
185319Wood St.
185588Main St.
185624East Main St.
185624Winter St.
1860204Wood St.
1860103Hayden Rowe St.
1860106Hayden Rowe St.
1860146Hayden Rowe St.
1860177Hayden Rowe St.
1860195Hayden Rowe St.
1863112Hayden Rowe St.
186532Proctor St.
18654West Main St.
1865143Hayden Rowe St.
1865174Hayden Rowe St.
1865175Hayden Rowe St.
1865175Hayden Rowe St.
1865184Hayden Rowe St.
1865185Hayden Rowe St.
1865190Hayden Rowe St.
18656West Main St.
1870221Wood St.
18707West Main St.
1870147Hayden Rowe St.
1870156Hayden Rowe St.
1870167Hayden Rowe St.
187112Winter St.
18757East Main St.
187583East Main St.
1875107East Main St.
1875110Main St.
187528Hayden Rowe St.
1880210Pond St.
188028Proctor St.
188015Holt St.
188019Hayden Rowe St.
188048Hayden Rowe St.
1880121Hayden Rowe St.
1880145Hayden Rowe St.
1880151Hayden Rowe St.
188012Wood St.
188022Wood St.
188034Wood St.
1880206Wood St.
1880224Wood St.
1880226Wood St.
1880244Wood St.
1880262Wood St.
188016West Main St.
188031West Main St.
188078Main St.
188081Main St.
188086Main St.
1880104Main St.
188224Proctor St.
188317Clinton St.
1888280Wood St.
1890203Wood St.
1890219Wood St.
1890276Wood St.
18909West Main St.
189064West Main St.
189086West Main St.
189070Main St.
189014Hayden Rowe St.
1890193Hayden Rowe St.
189032East Main St.
1890111East Main St.
189036Ash St.
189015East Main St.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  3. ^ National Register of Historic Places
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  16. ^ "1860 Census". Department of the Interior, Census Office. 1864. Pages 220 through 226. State of Massachusetts Table No. 3. Populations of Cities, Towns, &c. Retrieved July 12, 2011. 
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  19. ^ Hopkinton Town, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
  20. ^ League of Women Voters
  21. ^ Department of Housing and Community Development
  22. ^ Changes to Transit Service in the MBTA district
  23. ^ MBTA Map of Commuter Rail service in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island
  24. ^ Map showing Logan Express in Framingham
  25. ^ Park & Ride locations in Massachusetts
  26. ^ "Map showing park and ride lot at Shoppers World". 
  27. ^ "Map showing Park & Ride in West Framingham". 
  28. ^ Boston Globe article
  29. ^ Department of Public Health 1992
  30. ^ http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/northeast/hpsp.htm
  31. ^ http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/northeast/whit.htm
  32. ^ Boston Globe Hopkinton COMMUNITY PROFILE article
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