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Sustainable Green Committee Proposes Solar Panels for Fruit Street

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At the September 18, 2012 meeting of the Board fo Selectmen, the Sustainable Green Committee presented their proposal for a solar farm located on the town-owned Fruit Street property. Watch the excerpt from the meeting to learn more about the proposal and to hear what the board members had to say.

Update from Hopkinton's Solar Coach

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Hi everyone. I thought it was time to send out a quick status update. As of today, SolarFlair has 93kW of commitments. Currently at $3.59, tier 3 is an excellent price and tier 4 and 5 will be icing on the cake. For comparison, some of the other Solarize towns with different installers have tier 1 pricing starting at $4.20 vs. our $3.79.

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CrossFit Resilience Opens on South Street

CrossFit Resilience, a new gym located at 25 South Street in Hopkinton, officially opened at the beginning of September. HCAM News visited the new facility to talk with owner Drew Carnase and his staff and to see a class in action. Watch the HCAM News video below to learn more about CrossFit and its unique approach to getting in shape.

Host Family for International Student Needed

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Program: Hopkinton School district is currently looking for a host family to host a 12th grade student from China. He is a senior who enjoys basketball and looks forward to living with a Hopkinton family so he can learn more about American culture. Our current host families have found their lives are being enriched in enormous and sometimes surprising ways.

Support HHS: By hosting you'll also be contributing to our school and community. Tuition fees from international students help to support our Mandarin language program at Hopkinton High School.

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Holden Mills Combines Head Shaving with Fundraising and Needs Your Support

On Saturday, September 22 at 1PM at Razor's Edge, Hokinton resident Holden Mills will shave his head for charity. Watch the HCAM News interview with Mills as he talks about his innovative approach to fund raising and if you'd like to help out, visit the International Children's Fund website.

Hopkinton Women's Club Hosts Library Update on September 24

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The Hopkinton Women's Club kicks off the fall season with a meeting and program on September 24 at the Faith Community Church, 146 East Main Street. Coffee and pastries will be served starting at 9:30AM, followed by a general meeting at 10:00AM. Beginning at 11:00AM, the program, "The Future of the Hopkinton Public Library", presented by Marie Eldridge, chairman of the Board of Trustees, and Rownak Hussain, Lirbrary Director, will begin.

Marty Lamb at Hopkinton's Polyarts Festival

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Before door knocking this weekend, Candidate for State Representative, Marty Lamb was meeting and greeting voters Saturday morning at the Hopkinton PolyArts Festival, accompanied by Hopkinton Republican Town Committee (RTC) Chair Ken Weismantel and other RTC members. According to his campaign manager Desiree Awiszio, Marty had a wonderful time at the event speaking with voters.

"He really enjoyed chatting with the local artists and seeing all the talents they bring to the community," said Awiszio. "The apple crisp made by the Friends of the Library was terrific!"

Massachusetts Department of Public Health Commissioner John Auerbach Resigns

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“It is with deep regret and with a sense of responsibility to uphold the high ideals Governor Patrick demands that I announce today my resignation as Commissioner of the Department of Public Health.

“It is clear that there was insufficient quality monitoring, reporting and investigating on the part of supervisors and managers surrounding the former Department of Public Health drug lab in Jamaica Plain – and ultimately, as Commissioner, the buck stops with me.

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HCAM News Polyarts Video Now Available

The 38th Annual Hopkinton Polyarts festival took place on Saturday, September 15. After a brief period of morning rain, the day could not have been any nicer for this long standing Hopkinton tradition which showcases local artists.

Bielat in Hopkinton - Addresses Republican Town Committee and Visits Polyarts

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Sean Bielat Shakes Hands

Sean Bielat started off his Saturday with stops at the Hopkinton Polyarts Festival and spoke at the Hopkinton Republican Town Committee (RTC). The businessman and candidate for Congress was also accompanied by Marty Lamb who is running for state representative.

"Hopkinton always provides great support and enthusiasm," said Sean Bielat. "I'm thankful for the support that the Hopkinton RTC has given the campaign."

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