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Video: Hopkinton Lions Club Hosted Annual Youth Speech Contest

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The Hopkinton Lions Club recently hosted their annual Youth Speech Contest. HCAM news caught up with this years winner Kevin Gu. Kevin Gu won the contest this year for his 2nd straight time. The topic of the speech this year was "What is Heroism?".

View scenes from the contest and the speeches below.

News Segment:

Speech Contest:

Hopkinton, MA Announces Award of International Marathon Center RFP to 26.2 Foundation

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The Hopkinton, Massachusetts Select Board announced this week that the 26.2 Foundation is the winner of the competitive bid process to build and operate an International Marathon Center (IMC) in town. The town issued a request for proposals (RFP) from qualified organizations in July 2019 to lease the East Main Street parcel for the purpose of just such a center.

HPLF's Touch-A-Truck and Food Truck Festival is BACK!

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Date: Sunday, June 7, 2020
Time: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Hopkinton High School Parking Lot
***RAIN OR SHINE!***

Be ready for a fun-filled day with over 50 construction, service and emergency trucks for the kids to see and touch, as well as tasty treats from over 10 food trucks. Bring a blanket, chair, or pull up a piece of curb to purchase and feast on lunch, dessert and drinks from local and regional delights!

Video: Select Board Update Feb 4th 2020 Meeting

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At this past Tuesday's Select Board Meeting, the Board affirmed the Town Manager's appointment of Cailin Chenelle and Erin Bassler as Senior Library Assistants. The Select Board also authorized a letter of support for the MassDOT proposed improvements to the Fruit Street bridge and approved the award of the lease of property at 45 East Main Street to the 26.2 Foundation for an International Marathon Center.

View the latest Select Board Update and full meeting below. View the actions taken in the attachment above.

Select Board Update:

Town of Hopkinton Announces Award of International Marathon Center Request for Proposals

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Hopkinton’s Select Board announced Tuesday night that the 26.2 Foundation is the winner of the competitive
bid process to build and operate an International Marathon Center (IMC) at 45 East Main Street. The Town of
Hopkinton issued a Request for Proposals from qualified organizations in July 2019 to lease 45 East Main
Street, a parcel gifted to the Town by Legacy Farms LLC, for an IMC. "The 26.2 Foundation submitted a very
strong and very detailed proposal that met or exceeded the requirements of the Request for Proposals. The

Unofficial Hopkinton Special Town Election Results 2-3-2020

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Please see the attached UNOFFICIAL results from the Hopkinton Special Town Election: February 3, 2020.

Hopkinton Cultural Council 2020 Grant

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Hopkinton Cultural Council announces 2020 grant recipients and a hosted Hopkinton “Council Program”. The grants are going toward supporting local exhibits, workshops, festivals, lectures and community enrichment events. We received 26 grant applications and we able to award grants in full or part to 11 of them. There are many worthwhile applications for funding but have limited funds to be able to facilitate them all.

Video: Hopkinton High School International Night 2020

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This past week, Hopkinton High School hosted their annual International Night. The event brought together students of many different backgrounds to talk about their cultures. Food, Music, Historical Souvenirs and Language were among the displays. View scenes and the full program below.

HCAM's Mike Torosian takes you around International Night:

Hopkinton Police Department is Awarded “Certification” Status

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On February 4, the Hopkinton Police Department received state Certification from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission.

Hopkinton Health Department - Coronavirus Notice

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Dear Residents of Hopkinton:
The Health Department would like to formally address the community's concern about
the risk of novel Coronavirus in the Town of Hopkinton. We acknowledge that outbreaks
of new virus infections among people are always of public health concern and are
working to make sure you are updated with information as it is released from the Centers
for Disease Control (CDC) and Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH).

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