Gov.Patrick Declares a State of Emergency as of Noon Today.

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Governor Deval Patrick declared a state of emergency and banned cars from the road this afternoon as Massachusetts braces for a potentially historic blizzard that could blanket the state with more than 2 feet of snow, whip up winds to 70 miles per hour, and batter the coast with giant waves.

Patrick announced the vehicle ban, which will go into effect at 4 p.m., at a news conference at the state’s emergency bunker in Framingham. The state will lift all tolls on the Massachusetts Turnpike as of 2 p.m.

Collaborative Creation: A Workshop at the HCA

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The Hopkinton Center for the Arts Women's Art Forum, originally scheduled for February 8, has been postponed to February 15 because of the impending blizzard. Collaborative Creation Workshop: Friday, February 15, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
WAF Exhibit: February 12 - March 8, 2013
Collaborative Creation Art Hanging & Reception: March 8, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Collaborative Creation Exhibit: March 11 - March 21, 201

Changes to Representative Dykema’s Local Office Hours

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Due to the major winter storm that will impact the state tomorrow, Representative Dykema is rescheduling her office hours that had been slated for Friday February 8th. Her new Holliston and Hopkinton office hours will be on Monday February 25th in the evening. A full schedule of her February office hours are below.

Residents are encouraged to stop in to the office hours to share concerns, questions and opinions on state issues or simply to chat over a cup of coffee.

Send Us Your Snow Storm Photos!

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Are you ready for the coming storm? For those of you who are brave enough to venture out, send us your snow storm photos and we'll post them on the front of the HCAM website. Email your photos to First five photos submitted will receive an HCAM-TV/HCAM News coffee mug. Let the snow begin!

Winter Storm Nemo ALERT!

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The Hopkinton Emergency Management Group met on 02/07/2013, and plans are in place to deal with the anticipated effects of Winter Storm Nemo.

With the potential of more than two feet of snow and winds gusting to 60 MPH, we ask all residents to take the appropriate steps to ready themselves.

Your Public Safety Agencies request your assistance in the following area(s);

Basset Hound Found

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Flash the basset hound was found in the woods a block away from her house. She may have dislocated a leg, but she is otherwise happy and healthy.

No School on Friday Due to Storm

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Due to the heavy snow in the forecast, there will be NO SCHOOL on Friday, February 8. All school facilities will also be closed on Saturday, February 9.

Keep Fire Hydrants Accessible

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The Water Department requests your assistance, in maintaining accessibility to the town's fire hydrants, for the safety and protection of everyone. During the winter hydrants can become buried by snow during a big storm. If you have a fire hydrant that that is near your home, please help us make it visible and accessible to the Fire Department for use in an emergency. Precious seconds can be lost searching for the hydrant or removing snow to gain access to it. Help make your neighborhood safe for everyone!

Status Report from Hopkinton 2020

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“We need specific, measurable, time-bound objectives from the Board of Selectmen,” said Chamber of Commerce President Jack Speranza, in his status update from the Chamber’s Economic Development Partnership with the town, presented to the board at their January 22 meeting.

No Sound on Verizon Channel 30 and 31

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For our viewers with cable service from Verizon, there is currently no audio on both channel 30 (HCAM-TV) and channel 31 (HCAM-ED). We are aware of the problem, which is a Verizon problem and have been in contact with their repair personnel. We ask for your patience as we work with Verizon to resolve this problem. In the meantime, all of our programming is available online via our live stream.


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