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Hopkinton Marathon Committee Selects Starters for 123rd Boston Marathon

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The Hopkinton Marathon Committee (HMC) has selected starters for Waves Two through Four for the 123rd Boston Marathon. The Boston Athletic Association has granted the HMC this honor since 2006. This year, on the Hopkinton Marathon Committee’s 40th Anniversary, the HMC has chosen a beloved Hopkinton native, a high-ranking military official, and a former HMC chairperson. Rosalie Baker-Brown will start Wave Two, General James McConville will start Wave Three, and Bob Champney will start Wave Four.

Hopkinton High School Jazz Ensembles to perform Wednesday, April 10 at 7:00 p.m.

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This concert will be held in the High School Auditorium at 90 Hayden Rowe Street. Come out to hear some great jazz music including a performance by the High School Jazz Ensemble that earned Gold at the recent Massachusetts Association for Jazz Education (MAJE) State Festival! This ensemble is also tentatively scheduled to perform in the Gold Medal Showcase Concert at the Boston Hatch Shell on Sunday, May 19th!

Photo by Lu Wang

Video: Local Artists Show off Art Work at Creative Circles Arts for All Event

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Local Artists gathered at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts to show off their work at the Creative Circles Arts for All Event. The event was hosted by Geri Holland and Cynthia Franca. Catch an extended glimpse of the work and artists below.

Local Scene Music Series Returns this Spring

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Hopkinton Center for the Arts (HCA) announces the return of the Local Scene music series this May. The series of five concerts, sponsored by Middlesex Savings Bank, is a showcase for local music talent from Boston and the MetroWest region. Groove Authority will premiere the start of the series on Friday, May 17 with dance music featuring top 40 hits, Motown, funk, disco, swing, and pop. All concerts will be in the Delbridge Family Performance Space at the HCA, 98 Hayden Rowe St., Hopkinton. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the band starts at 8 p.m. Cash bar.

Boy Scout Troop 4 Pancake Breakfast 2019

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Boy Scout Troop 4 of Hopkinton will hold its Annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday April 6th, 2019. Breakfast will be served from 7:30am until 11:00am at St. John the Evangelist Church Hall, 20 Church St. in Hopkinton. The scouts will serve original and chocolate chip pancakes, and they will also be offering gluten/dairy/nut free pancakes! Breakfast will include sausage, juice, coffee, and more. While you’re there, take time to bid on the amazing silent auction items donated by our generous sponsors! General admission is $6, $4 for senior citizens and our veterans eat free.

Video: 2019 Hopkinton High School Honors Art Show

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The work of 6 very talented Hopkinton High School artists was put on display at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts. Artists Included: Stephanie Kapelos, Linnea Pappas-Byers, Maddie Mezitt, Ivy Missaggia, Selia Potas and Patrick Webb. The display will be up for public viewing until April 4th.

View more in the video below.

Hopkinton Veterans Breakfast Friday, April 5th at Senior Center

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Recent Vets Breakfasts have had strong attendance, and everyone has enjoyed the animated discussions of veterans history. Won't you try a taste of a good thing? Hopkinton veterans will gather for breakfast on 5 April 2019, at 0900 hours, at the Hopkinton Senior Center to share hot chow and warm camaraderie.

Video: Weston Nurseries President, Peter Mezitt talks Marathon Spectacular 2019

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"Celebrate the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15 (Patriot’s Day) with the 2nd Annual Marathon Spectacular! Weston Nurseries invites you to party with us less than 1 mile from the start of the race. Eat, drink, dance and have fun all while cheering on the runners as they go by!

Weston Nurseries, along with Start Line Brewing Company, and Marty’s Fine Wines are hosting this event to support the 26.2 Foundation. All proceeds from this event will benefit their mission to promote the sport of marathoning.

The Friends of Whitehall will hold its Annual Meeting on Tues. April 9th

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The Friends of Whitehall will hold its Annual Meeting on Tues. April 9th 2019 at 7:30 p.m. at the Sanctuary at Woodville, 249 Wood St., Woodville. Please park at the Woodville Rod & Gun Club, located across the street from the Sanctuary. Refreshments will be served before and after the meeting. The Annual business meeting will be conducted, with a review of the past year’s accomplishments, overview of water quality testing results, and plans for 2019.

HHS Jazz Ensemble earns GOLD!

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The Hopkinton High School Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Mr. Jeremy Dodge, earned their first ever Gold Medal at the Massachusetts Association of Jazz Educators State Festival on Saturday, March 23. The group will be featured in a concert at the Hatch Shell in Boston on Sunday, May 19th, time to be determined. The Jazz Ensemble received an invitation to the state festival by earning a gold medal at the central district festival March 6th at Nipmuc Regional High School.

Photo credit Doug Medeiros


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