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Elementary School Building Committee - Preliminary Work Underway

Although still waiting for acceptance of the Feasibility Studies for Center and Elmwood School submitted to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA), the Elementary School Building Committee (ESBC) met in June to begin preliminary investigations into possible sites for a solution to the Center School project. Watch the HCAM News video for highlights of the meeting with Elaine Lazarus, Hopkinton's Director of Land Use, Planning and Permitting and Brian Turner, Regional Manager of Williams Scotsman, a modular construction company.

Laborers' Local 22 Endorses Karen Spilka for Congress

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State Senator Karen Spilka today won the endorsement of the Laborers' Local 22 representing thousands of general construction workers throughout Greater Boston. Business Manager Louis A. Mandarini, Jr. said Spilka is clearly the choice in this primary.

Movie on the Common Postponed to July 18

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Hopkinton Parks and Recreation will be showing a movie on the common on Thursday, July 18th at 8:30 p.m. The movie is Rango and will begin at 8:30pm.

Rango is a 2011 American computer-animated action comedy western film directed by Gore Verbinski and produced by Graham King. Rango was a critical and commercial success, and won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. Stars Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher and Abigail Breslin.

Water Main Construction Update - July 14th

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Starting on Sunday, July 14th construction work to replace the downtown water main will occur at night from the hours of 6:00PM to 5:00AM. It is anticipated to work from Sunday through Thursday. No construction will occur on Friday during regular construction hours. The construction crew will start at 67 Main Street progressing across the intersection ending at 43 Main Street (Hopkinton Gourmet).

Please plan your commute accordingly.

Spilka to Hold Office Hours in Holliston

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Senator Karen Spilka's Office Announces Holliston Office Hours

On Friday, July 12th, join Senator Karen Spilka and Puja Mehta, Senator Spilka's District and Constituent Services Director, for district office hours in Holliston. Senator Spilka will be available to update constituents on the latest news and events and discuss any concerns or questions you may have.

HOLLISTON OFFICE HOURS
Pejamajo Café
770 Washington Street, Holliston, MA
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

Beginning July 12 Route 85 Open to Local Traffic Only

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Please be advised that beginning Friday July 12, 2013 at 8:30 PM, Route 85, Cedar St., in Hopkinton will be open to LOCAL TRAFFIC ONLY due to road construction in support of the railroad bridge replacement project on Cedar St. in Southborough.

All Non-Local traffic will be detoured at the intersection of Cedar St., Route 85 and Main St., Route 135 in Hopkinton and rerouted through Ashland into Southborough. Detour signs will be posted to assist motorists.

The detour will be in place until Monday July 15, 2013 at 5 AM.

Host Families for International Students Needed for the 2013-2014 School Year

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Consider hosting one of Hopkinton High School's international students for the next school year or for a semester. Students from Brazil, Italy, China, Norway and Sweden have been accepted. Host families find their lives enriched sometimes in surprising ways and some have made life long friends.

Support HHS: By hosting you'll also be contributing to our school and community. For example in addition to cultural understanding and friendship, tuition fees from international students support our Mandarin language program at Hopkinton High School.

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Emilee Trudeau: Taking A Stand Against Bullying

Imagine waking up every day and not wanting to get out of bed, not wanting to go to school, just wanting to hang out in your room by yourself all day. Or when you did go to school, feeling alone, eating lunch by yourself or with your guidance counselor. That’s how Emiee Trudeau, an 8th grader at Hopkinton Middle School used to feel, before she decided to stop being sad and take a stand against bullying.

Watch the HCAM News video interview with Emilee as she talks about how she dealt with being bullied by making a YouTube video, asking for help and learning to move up and stay strong.

Sunset Jazz Series Kicks Off July 13

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The Sunset Jazz Series will kick off on July 13 with the Matt Boland Trio. Other featured groups scheduled to perform are listed below and the series will run through August 24, 2013. (No concert August 3, as we are doing Shakespeare Under the Stars!) All concerts start at 7 p.m.

Free jazz concerts in the HCA amphitheater.

13-Jul: Matt Boland Trio

20-Jul: Erik Caldarone Group

27-Jul: Nate Aronow Nextet

10-Aug: The MetroWest Jazz Project

17-Aug: The OGD Trio

24-Aug: Michael Chasse Quartet

Tree Removals Approved

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The Planning Board met on July 8 with Tree Warden Paul Gleason to discuss the removal of trees on the Scenic Roads West Main Street and School Street, and from the property at 119 Ash Street. Ash Street is also a Scenic Road.

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