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Hopkinton ranks as the 13th best in the state for Auto Insurance cost!

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ValuePenguin.com reviewed auto insurance rates across Massachusetts and determined that Hopkinton has the 13th lowest cost in the state. They analyzed rates for several different driver profiles from 35 insurers and 179 cities to determine the cheapest and most expensive cities.

Based on the survey, ValuePenguin determined the average cost of car insurance in the Bay State is $1,347, annual premiums ranged from $1,015 at the low end to $2,350 at the high end (a variance of 132%). The survey took into account cities and towns with over 10,000 people.

Fire Flow Tests will be conducted on South Street Saturday April 26th

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Please be advised that required private fire flow tests will be conduced on South Street buildings this Saturday, April 26th. The test will take place from approximately 7:30am to 12 noon.

You may notice some discoloration in the water during and after the test. Please avoid doing any laundry or dishwasher loads during this time. Any discoloration that may occur will eventually dissipate. You may need to run the cold water in your home for a short period of time to flush your internal pipes once the test is complete.

Veterans Breakfast on May 2nd at the Senior Center

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Enjoy breakfast at the Senior Center Mess Hall featuring chipped beef and other great chow on Friday, 2 May 2014, at or about 0900 hours. The regulars show-up early for coffee and muffins, so don't be late. Always impressive is the camaraderie of good friends. Please invite Vets who don't receive this message. If there are transportation difficulties, call Amy Beck by 30 April 2014, 508 497-9730.

Hopkinton Police Unity Tour 2014 “We Ride for Those Who Died"

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Dear Supporter,
The mission of the National Law Enforcement Officer Memorial Fund is to generate increased public support for the law enforcement profession by permanently recording and appropriately commemorating the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officers; and to provide information that will help promote law enforcement safety. National Police Week is a collaborative effort of many organizations dedicated to honoring the service and sacrifice of America’s law enforcement community.

Patrick Administration Calling On Volunteers for 8th Annual Park Serve Day on April 26

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The Patrick Administration is encouraging residents to volunteer at state parks and beaches across the Commonwealth on Saturday, April 26, 2014 for the 8th Annual Park Serve Day. Park Serve Day is a statewide day of service where volunteers partner with staff from the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) to get Massachusetts parks and beaches ready for summer by cleaning coastlines, clearing trails, planting flowers, painting picnic tables, mowing, weeding and picking up litter.

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Relive the Hiller Competitive Cheer winning a National Championship

The Hopkinton Hiller Cheerleaders added another major trophy to the award case last March, as the girls took home first place in the Dance & Spirit Championship in Orlando, FL. The National Champions received a well deserved escort down Main Street towards the high school and were celebrated with car horns and cheering. Check out the recap of the Hillers performance in the championship and the celebratory ride home.

Tune into HCAM News every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6pm and 10pm!

HOPKINTON POLICE UNWANTED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS

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On Saturday April 26, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Hopkinton Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its seventh opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your medications for disposal to the Hopkinton Police Department at 74 Main Street.

Hopkinton Middle School Spring Plant Sale

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To all Hopkinton Middle School students: Here's a chance to buy a beautiful plant for your loved ones without having them drive you to the store!

To order a plant, fill out an order form between April 30 and May 2 at lunch or drop off a form with a payment in The Sky’s the Limit box in the HMS office. Forms can be found here. Plants are $10 each.

Spectator Warned, Unofficial Runners Removed

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Spectators in Hopkinton: Several viewing areas in Hopkinton will have heightened security rules.
Spectators entering these areas will be required to pass through security checkpoints and all bags
and items being carried will be subject to screening by B.A.A. personnel, contracted private security
personnel, venue personnel, and law enforcement officers. Spectators are strongly encouraged to
carry personal items in clear plastic bags. Using a clear plastic bag to carry personal items will

St. Paul’s Invites All to Easter Services: Guest Preacher Brian Murdoch to Officiate

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HOPKINTON, MASS. (April 15, 2014) – St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 61 Wood Street (Rte. 135) invites its friends and neighbors to join in a celebration of the miracle of Christ’s resurrection on Easter Sunday, April 20, led by guest celebrant Reverend Brian Murdoch. A Holy Eucharist, featuring the musicians and singers of St. Paul’s, will be held at 10:30 a.m. An Easter Egg hunt will follow the service.

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