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Hopkinton Ranked 3rd Safest Community in Massachusetts

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An organization called Safewise, who works to increase home and community safety released the "Top 20 Safest Cities in Massachusetts for 2018" list and Hopkinton is ranked towards the top of the list.

Video: Center School Re-Use Advisory Team Hosts 1st Public Forum

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The Center School Re-use advisory team was formed to decide the future of the Center school building. This past weekend they hosted their 1st public forum to seek input from the public. View the forum and highlights below.

FULL CENTER SCHOOL RE-USE ADVISORY TEAM PUBLIC FORUM:

DCR Seeks Lifeguards for Summer Season

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Lifeguards to Earn $15 Per Hour this Upcoming Season

Hopkinton Garden Club Scholarship Applications Available

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The Hopkinton Garden Club is soliciting applications for its 2018 Scholarship available to applicants maintaining legal residence in Hopkinton, Massachusetts for at least one year. Scholarships are available for high school or college students or any adult interested in pursuing a career in the fields of Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Design, Forestry, Conservation, Environmental Sciences or related fields.

Hopkinton Government Meetings Cancelled Wednesday February 7th Due to Inclement Weather

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Due to the weather, Hopkinton has cancelled the following meetings that were scheduled for this evening, Wednesday February 7th:

Center School Re-Use Advisory Team
Board of Appeals
Hopkinton Historic District Commission
Upper Charles Trail Committee
Trustees of the School Fund

Live4Evan's Red Tie Gala to be held Saturday, March 3, 7:00 pm

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Tickets are available now for Live4Evan's Red Tie Gala to be held Saturday, March 3, 7:00 pm at the Crystal Room in Milford. Help them reach their goal of $30,000 for temporary housing for families of children being treated for congenital heart disease at Boston hospitals. Tickets are $75.00 per person until February 19, and $85.00 each after that and are available through live4evan.org.

2018 Boston Marathon Military Relay Applications Available

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As part of the 2018 Boston Marathon, the Boston Athletic Association will celebrate “A Year of Service.” Among the events to take place will be the Boston Marathon Military Relay, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 1918 Military Relay. In 1918, the traditional running of the Boston Marathon was not able to occur due to the expanded role of the United States in World War One. Instead, teams of uniformed sailors and soldiers passed a baton along the length of the Boston Marathon course, and the annual nature of the race was preserved.

Knitting Club at Hopkinton Senior Center Make Red Hats for American Heart Association

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The knitting club at the Hopkinton Senior Center is making red hats for the Little Hats Big Hearts campaign, sponsored by the American Heart Association. The campaign's goal is to provide hats for all babies born in the month of February to raise awareness for congenital heart defects. Live4Evan, whose mission is to provide temporary housing for families whose children are being treated for CHD at Boston hospitals, is collecting the hats which will be distributed locally.

Video: Five Eagle Scouts Recognized at Board of Selectmen Meeting

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At this past weeks Board of Selectmen meeting, 5 Boys Scouts who earned the rank of Eagle Scouts were recognized and received proclamations for their community service. View Video Below.

Ammunition Found in High School Triggers Early Release

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A single round of ammunition was found in a common area at the High School. This triggered the pre-established crisis response protocol. Students and Staff sheltered in place while the Early Release process was activated.

Hopkinton Police responded and provided security through the process and Dogs from the Massachusetts State Police, Environmental Police, Worcester Police and W.P.I. were brought in to assist in the search of the entire school. The Hopkinton Fire Department was mobilized and assisted throughout.

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