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Meet Hopkinton's Assistant Town Clerk Brenda McCann

In August, Hopkinton welcomed in Brenda McCann as the new Assistant Town Clerk. McCann joined the office as former Assistant Geri Holland transitioned into her new role as Town Clerk.

Prior to coming to Hopkinton, McCann worked in Sturbridge Massachusetts. She began working there in 2010 and became the town's Assistant Town Clerk the following year. She says that she most excited about the new opportunities and challenges of working in a larger community.

While in Sturbridge, McCann enrolled in the New England Municipal Clerks Institute and Academy (NEMCI), graduating from there this year.

For more information about the Town Clerk's office, visit

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Hopkinton Youth Soccer Night at the Hillers

Hiller pride was in full force as both the girls and boys varsity soccer teams took on TVL rival Bellingham in a double header at the Fruit Street Athletic Complex on September 20th. The night also allowed for some of the Hillers' biggest and youngest fans to cheer the teams on, as aspiring Hiller soccer players from Hopkinton Youth Soccer were at the game for a night with the Hillers.

Watch the HCAM News video to hear what Hopkinton Youth Soccer player Sarah Bouvier has to say as she served as one of the ball girls for the girls game.

All of the fan support helped push the boys team to victory as they shut out Bellingham 1-0. However, the girls team couldn't rally against Bellingham, losing by a final score of 2-1.

Part-Time Temporary Library Technician Needed at Library

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Town of Hopkinton’s Public Library seeks PT (Up to 19 Hrs/Week) Temporary Library Technician – The Library Technician will perform all tasks related to the daily operations of the Library and the circulation desk. Assists in opening and closing of the Library. Retrieves and checks in all Library materials from the drop off boxes outside the Library.

Executive Office of Health ande Human Services: Top 10 Reasons Why The Affordable Care Act Is Good For Massachusetts

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In a press release dated September 25, 2013, the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services cites the top 10 reasons why the Affordable care Act is good for Massachusetts:

10. Creates new protections to ensure your insurance plan covers you when you need it. Massachusetts already has strong insurance protections. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) enhances these protections by eliminating limits on the amount of benefits you can receive.

Hopkinton Volleyball Hosting “DIG PINK” for Cancer Research and Support

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The Hopkinton Hiller Volleyball teams will host a DIG PINK match at the Hopkinton High School Athletic Center on Wednesday, October 2nd, to raise awareness of the importance of early detection in the fight against breast cancer.

The Hillers will be facing the Ashland Clockers on this special night. The fun begins at 5:30 with the JV match at the High School Athletic Center and the Freshman match at the Hopkinton Middle School Brown Gym. The Varsity match will start at approximately 6:30pm at the Athletic Center.

Planning Board Discusses Master Plan

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The Planning Board met with Town Manager Norman Khumalo to discuss the Master Plan Update for Hopkinton during their September 23 meeting.

“Most recently, the Selectmen set as one of the Town Manager’s goals working, collaborating with the Planning Board and all of the stakeholders to complete a visioning process for the town,” Khumalo began.

School Super Placed HS Principal on Leave

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Dear High School Parents/Guardians:

HHS Back To School Night on Thursday

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Dear Parents/Guardians,

Please join us at Hopkinton High School on Thursday evening, September 26th, for our annual Back-to-School Night. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet your son or daughter’s teachers and learn more about the high school program. Teachers use this occasion to discuss the content of their courses, expectations for students, and the best way to contact them.

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Highlights: Peace Day 2013

On Friday, September 20, 2013, Hopkinton celebrated Peace Day with an event at the Hopkinton Public Library. Watch the HCAM News video for highlights of the singing, poetry as well as words from Rep. Carolyn Dykema, Pastor Burnedette MacDonald of the Vineyard Church Hopkinton and music by Amanda Maffei.

Cultural Council Sets Deadline for Grant Requests

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The Hopkinton Cultural Council has set an October 15, 2013 postmark deadline for organizations, schools and individuals to apply for grants that support cultural activities in the community.

According to Council spokesperson Barbara Timko, these grants can support a variety of artistic projects and activities in Hopkinton -- including exhibits, festivals, short-term artist residencies or performances in schools, workshops and lectures.


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