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Hopkinton Education Foundation Accepting Marathon Applications

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The 119th Boston Marathon will be held on Monday, April 20, 2015. The Hopkinton Education Foundation has submitted applications for charity numbers and hope to have runners participate on behalf of the Education Foundation again during the Marathon. Completed applications must be sent to Sherry Grady.

Mail: Hopkinton Education Foundation, Attention: Sherry Grady, P.O. Box 109, Hopkinton, MA 01748
Fax: 813-639-5851
Email: [email protected]

Holiday Stroll Returns To Downtown Hopkinton

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Businesses and organizations in Hopkinton have come together once again to present the Hopkinton Holiday Stroll in downtown Hopkinton on December 6, 2014 from 9:00 am-4:00 pm. The Holiday Stroll includes myriad events and activities, including charitable drives, the annual Tree Lighting ceremony, traveling carol singers, a visit from Santa, music and theater performances, food tastings, specialty sales and family activities.

Give the Gift of Reading This Holiday Season

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Donate NEW books from December 1st to 20th 2014 at these locations:

Hopkinton Public Library, 77 Main Street Lobby or Main Street Pediatrics – just look for the wrapped boxes to donate!

Books are needed across all ages – from preschool to high school. All donations of NEW books will be included in children’s holiday packages from Project Just Because.

Wee Deliver Swear in Ceremony to take place Tuesday December 2 at 1:15pm.

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Students at Hopkinton’s Elmwood School are playing post office after school. Wee Deliver is their postal service for students - run by students. This is the 16th year HPTA has taken applications for jobs and assigned students for two sessions to Post Master, Facer, Canceler, Nixie Clerk, and Sorter.

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Greyhound Friends Dog of the Week

The dogs at Greyhound Friends are waiting for their forever homes! Located on Saddle Hill Road in Hopkinton, Greyhound Friends has not just greyhounds, but also hound crosses and beagle mixes.

To adopt any of the dogs of the week, contact Greyhound Friends at (508) 435-5969.

Enter Stage Left Theater Presents "A USO Christmas"

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Enter Stage Left Theater has announced performances of A USO Christmas, a tribute show that pays homage to the USO shows of the 1940s. Performances take place December 5-7 at the Hopkinton High School Auditorium at 90 Hayden Rowe St., Hopkinton, MA. The show features Big Band classics, Christmas favorites, patriotic tunes and energetic dances, all inspired by the era’s greatest names in entertainment.

Thank A Teacher

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Say “Happy Holidays” and show your appreciation by Thank-A-Teacher. Each educator honored by a donation receives a personalized letter from the Education Foundation thanking them for their work and includes the name of the student. Backpack flyer and eflyer were distributed on 12/5. If you need a form, visit hopkintoneducationfoundation.org to download. Submit forms by Monday, December 15th.

State Fire Marshal Issues Thanksgiving Day Safety Tips

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Thanksgiving #1 Day for Fires in Massachusetts

In each of the past five years, Thanksgiving has been the single day with the most fires. “Thanksgiving is a wonderful family holiday, but the day can be ruined with a cooking or candle fire, a burn injury or a carbon monoxide incident from long-term use of the oven,” said State Fire Marshal Stephen D. Coan. “Every home should have working smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms,” said State Fire Marshal Coan.

A Note from Hopkinton's 4H Clubs

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The Woodville Trailbusters 4H Horse Club and Woodville 4H Crafty Cats would like to thank all who helped to make our 7th annual Haunted Trail Walk successful.

Our clubs are now working on holiday crafts to sell at Hopkinton's Holiday Stroll on Saturday, December 6. We will have a booth with homemade ornaments at Colella's Supermarket and Vinny's N.Y. Pizza. Come celebrate the start of the holidays!

Hopkinton Library Holiday Events

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If you'll be enjoying the Hopkinton Holiday Stroll or going to the tree lighting on the Common on December 6, why not pop into the library? We'll have fun for all ages at our 10th annual Holiday Celebration:
- Storytime with Mrs. "K" at 10:30
- A visit from Princesses Anna and Elsa of Frozen at 11:15 (kids can get their pictures taken!)
- Holiday music with Brian Best at 2:00
- "A USO Holiday Show" featuring "Bob Hope" and the Treblemakers at 3:00

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