Shred-Up, Green Up and Prescription Drug Take Back this Saturday

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Help Hopkinton’s environment in four easy ways this Saturday!

Hopkinton’s very own Sustainable Green Committee has announced its 5th Annual town-wide “Spring Green-Up Day.” This year, the Hop Green is offering new services for residents: a “Shred Day” for residents to recycle excess paper and computer takeback program. This day also coincides with the Annual Drug Take Back Day!

Events are scheduled for Saturday, April 27th and will begin at 9:00 AM at the Town Common.

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Students Discuss Art at Women's Art Forum

On Thursday April 11, Hopkinton High School art students participated in a panel discussion sponsored by the Women's Art Forum. Watch the HCAM News video to hear what they have to say; what inspires them, what they have accomplished to date, and where they hope to go in the future.

Summer Lifeguards Wanted

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Sandy Beach Lifeguards

The Town of Hopkinton Parks and Recreation Department is looking for qualified seasonal lifeguards for the
Town Beach. The position is a 30-36 hour week and starts June 29th to August 18th, 2013. The position has the following

•Lifeguard Training
American Red Cross Lifeguard Training; or YMCA Lifeguarding

•First Aid: American Red Cross Community First Aid & Safety; or American Red Cross Standard First Aid; or National Safety Council "Green Cross" 8 Hour First Aid course

Help Create the First Hopkins School Garden

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Grab a shovel, gardening gloves, and family members to help create the first Hopkins School Garden.

When: April 27th

The event will include a “lunch” fundraising event. Purchase a BBQ lunch, and the proceeds will go directly back to the Community Garden Project.

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Email Allison Murphy at

Sivo Supports Scordino for School Committee

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To the Editor:

This year, Hopkinton voters have a candidate running for School Committee
who offers a fresh perspective. Her name is
Ellen Scordino. I have had the pleasure of meeting Ellen at several
civic and school events, and have gotten to know her as a person and
candidate. Ellen offers a new voice, and a respect for taxpayers’ hard earned dollars,
while supporting our top-notch school system.

Hopkinton Public Schools Bus Transportation for 2013-2014

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Application for Busing for the 2013-2014 school year is now open!

“Wake Up and Smell the Poetry – At Night!” Showcases Spoken Word On Stage at Amazing Things Arts Center in Framingham - May 4

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Cheryl Perreault is a poet on a mission. She wants the world to wake up to the power of the spoken word. That power will be in the spotlight on Saturday, May 4, 8 p.m., when Amazing Things Arts Center in Framingham presents “Wake Up and Smell the Poetry – at Night!” Details at

Art in the Garden April 28

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In its 6th year, Art In The Garden will host 50 local artisans exhibiting their handmade wares on the beautiful grounds of Weston Nurseries. You will find stained glass, pottery, jewelry, etched slates, bath & body products, candles, handbags, tote bags, furniture, clothing, garden art, paintings, note cards, birdhouses, winds chimes, pillows, dog collars and leashes, pet clothing, blown glass infusion jars, beaded belt buckles, scarves, honey, pickles, chocolates, pizza and more!

Candidate Statement: Ellen Scordino for School Committee

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I am pleased to announce my candidacy to the Hopkinton School Committee. As a working parent of two young children, I am committed to balancing the continued improvement to our schools, with the cost of educating our young to the taxpayers.

As a voter, I imagine you are asking yourself: who is Ellen Scordino and why is she running for School Committee? I will answer these questions in turn.

Update on Water Main Break

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The Hopkinton Water Department would like to update our customers on the water main break that occurred Sunday night. Crews made Repairs to the water main in the early morning hours of Monday. After the trenches were backfilled and the roads were open, we began to flush hydrants in areas that were experiencing discoloration from the break. Please be advised that you may still see some occasional discoloration as the water moves through the system to and from the water tanks.


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