Claflin Fountain flowing again in Hopkinton

HOPKINTON — Sculptor Jeff Buccacio recently added a fresh coat of paint to the century-old Claflin Memorial Fountain on the Town Common to get it flowing again. The town temporarily shut off the cast-iron fountain to solve a problem with rust. The fountain’s age is likely at fault, Buccacio said. “All it takes is one pinhole to create a ton of rust,” he said. Buccacio restored the fountain for the town’s 300th anniversary in 2015. He re-created a middle section that

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