It has become very apparent that online presence, social media, and vehicles to push information electronically are of vast importance in today's world. To that end, an initiative to create a promotional video for the Town of Hopkinton was created.
The focus of this short video is simple: To promote the many key aspects that make Hopkinton an ideal place to live, work and locate your business. Working in lockstep with the Town of Hopkinton the video shines a light on the many competitive advantages we hold as a community. We hope that this video makes you as proud of Hopkinton as we were to help in the creation of it.
The American Rescue Plan Act established the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) to provide funding to help restaurants and other eligible businesses keep their doors open. This program will provide restaurants with funding equal to their pandemic-related revenue loss up to $10 million per business and no more than $5 million per physical location. Recipients are not required to repay the funding as long as funds are used for eligible uses no later than March 11, 2023. More info here.
Step II of Phase III Effective October 5th More info here.
Massachusetts businesses could benefit from federal loans, grants, tax credits and other resources to survive the economic crisis sparked by COVID-19. Find out more here.
Hopkinton Chamber Resources Page
Town of Hopkinton Resources Page
For the business community specifically, the CDC has issued a guide for employers to respond to the virus. Recommendations include: actively encouraging sick employees to stay home, flexible policies that permit employees to stay home to care for a sick family member, and respiratory etiquette and hand hygiene.
• Economic Development
• Tax Incentive Program to
Strengthen Hopkinton Economy
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Current Local News
Special Town Meeting May 8th Read More Here
Town Elections May 22th Read More Here
Covid-19. Guidance for Businesses an Employers
Boston Globe Report on MetroWest/Hopkinton
Report finds abundant strengths, pressing challenges in MetroWest and Hopkinton. Click here.
Bulletin with recent scams perpetrated on employees who have access to cash...from the Hopkinton Police Department. Who to contact if your employees receive a suspicious call or observe unusual or suspicious activity.
See full Bulletin here.
It is will great pleasure The Hopkinton Police Department announces that they are rolling out the Hopkinton Business Camera Registry (HBCA)
• This LINK is a letter explaining the program
• Click HERE to be brought to the online form to be used to collect registrations.
Hopkinton Tops List Of Safest Cities In America
CBS News Reports: The report, released by Safewise, a home safety review company, measured violent crime and property crime rates, as well as noting population and income figures.
Hopkinton, which jumped 72 places since last year, reported no violent crime and a property crime rate seven times lower than the national average. It has a population of 17,348 and a median income of $151,357.