rurallover

rurallover

I have to say that I didn’t understand how the Town Council could act as if they were judge and jury and conduct a trial of sorts. However, their blatant disregard for procedural and fundamental fairness is not surprising. The Town Council majority has put many of its residents through th…

rurallover

It's definitely an ambush by the developer. We have experienced the same tactic in Hopkinton. They ask for continuances multiple times. It wears the residents out, fewer and fewer start showing up at meetings and the developers hope to prevail. They are taking advantage of our rural towns…

rurallover

Appreciate your intelligent commentary. We are fighting this fight in Hopkinton, first solar and now wind. Everyone needs to do their research and understand how important it is to site renewable energy responsibly.


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thank you very much for your thoughts. I, too, have been thinking how solar on individual homes saves FAR MORE for our individual property owners than do any of these individual solar plants proposed in the town - no more electric bills. Of course, with regards to the industrial solar pla…

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No matter how you slice it, the reduction in individual property taxes does not outweigh the impact to the RESIDENTIAL neighborhoods and the rural character of Hopkinton. Two long term realtors spoke at the Skunk Hill hearings and stated that the impact to property values is real, but you c…

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Would that property owner take the solar plant instead???

rurallover

Who was going to benefit from another property with development rights bought to replace the trees removed? Trading one neighborhood at the expense of another?

rurallover

Half truths seem to flow freely here and I find it offensive to suggest that anyone who owns property in Hopkinton doesn’t share equal property rights. Hopkinton Citizens for Responsible Planning doesn’t have an address. It is not an entity. It is a group of concerned Hopkinton property o…

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Thank you Mr. Hirst for continuing to support the Planning Board's decisions, and in doing so, continuing to protect all of Hopkinton's property owners' rights. I, for one, appreciate your integrity in working to protect the rural character of our town.

rurallover

I am a citizen and property owner in Hopkinton and you are NOT serving my interests or protecting my land owner rights.