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Video: Ten Students Complete Camp Bailout

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Ten students graduated this years Ashland Fire Department's Camp Bailout. The program allows teenage girls between 12 and 19 to explore what it's like to work in the fire and emergency medical service professions. Participants in the program had the opportunity to learn and use equipment and also talk to industry professionals. Sara Jordan of the Hopkinton Fire Department was one of the instructors of Camp Bailout; "The students were great they all worked very well together, they worked with us, they were very receptive, asked lots of questions and I think they learned a lot."

Fatima Shrine Update 7-20-2016

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HI! My Friends,

Peace and joy on you and your loved ones. I trust this note finds you well, enjoying another nice, sunny, warm summer day. Here at Fatima Shrine we continue to be busy but happy... in the end no reason to complain.

Hopkinton Public Library Board of Trustees Vacancy

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The Board of Selectmen would like to announce the Hopkinton Public Library Board of Trustees has a current vacancy until May 2017. The Board is a five-member elected board responsible for overseeing the library for the benefit of the community. Working closely with the Library Director, members are responsible for establishing library policies and plans, determining the final budget and conducting public relations. The Board meets on the third Thursday, from September through June.

Public Notice: Accident Involving Fire Hydrant

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Water-Sewer Manager, Eric Carty has issued the following public notice: Please be advised that there was an accident involving a fire hydrant at a construction site, that caused a large volume of water to flow. That flow has stirred the system and you may experience some discoloration in the water. You may need to let your cold water line flush to help clear your internal pipes.

Andrew Hayes of Hopkinton, MMA President's List and National Scholarship Recipient

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Andrew Hayes a 2015 HHS graduate finished his 1st year at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) on the President's lists the school's highest academic honor. Andrew is also the recipient a $10,000 TK Maritime Scholarship Foundation managed by the Orange County Foundation in CA. This scholarship is in recognition of excellence to a student perusing a degree in the maritime industry. In fall 2016, Andrew will continue at MMA as a 3C (cadet) majoring in Marine Safety & Environmental Protection (MSEP).

Roadwork Notice 7-15-2016

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Roadwork is scheduled for Benson Rd & Kimball Rd on Monday July 18 & Tuesday July 19. Crews will be raising all structures to grade in preparation for the final course of asphalt paving.

Please note that the structures will be sticking up 1 ½” above the current pavement. The edges of the structures will be painted orange for better visibility and “Raised Structures Ahead” signs have been placed at the beginning of each work zone.

Please drive slow & use caution.

Please expect delays and seek alternate routes when possible.

Video: Lake Maspenock 10th Annual Boat Parade Highlights

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For the 10th year, the Lake Maspenock Preservation Association hosted the July 4th Boat Parade. Hopkinton native and HCAM contributor Andrew Hayes took one of our cameras to the middle of the action. Below are some sights and sounds of the parade with background music featuring the Hopkinton High School band.

Roadwork Notice 7-14-2016

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Asphalt paving is scheduled for Benson Rd & Kimball Rd on Friday July 15 and Saturday July 16 (if needed). Work hours will be 7am-7pm on Friday and 7am-5pm on Saturday (if needed).

Please expect delays and seek alternate routes when possible.

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Sincerely,
Mike Mansir
Highway Manager

Video: Retiring Hopkinton Police Officer, Thomas Griffin Praised at Selectmen Meeting

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Chief Lee and the Board of Selectmen honored Hopkinton Police Officer, Thomas Griffin. Officer Griffin will retire after 38 years of service to the Hopkinton Police Department in late July.

Hopkinton Library Upcoming Events

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Love fencing? A fan of The Princess Bride? Learn about swordfighting in the movies at "I See You Know Your Agrippa", presented by the Association for Renaissance and Medieval Swordsmanship at 7 pm on Monday, July 18 at St. John the Evangelist Church.

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