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.

Treblemakers Spring Concert on April 28

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Come listen to a wide variety of choral music at Enter Stage Left Theater’s Spring Concert, featuring ESL adult choir The Treblemakers on April 28 at 2:00 p.m. at the Hopkinton Senior Center located at 28 Mayhew Street. The concert will feature Broadway songs, traditional music, old standards, and pop/rock favorites. Tickets are $10.00 for adults and are available at the door or can be purchased online.

St. Paul's Rummage Sale April 27

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If you’re seeking big bargains on clothing, toys, housewares and other items, check out St. Paul’s Dollar Days Rummage Sale on Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., where all clothes will be $1.00 per item. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church is located at 61 Wood Street (Rte. 135) in Hopkinton, exit 20 off I-495.

One Fund Boston, Mayor Menino, and Governor Patrick Call for Moment of Silence on Monday Afternoon

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Mayor Thomas M. Menino, Governor Deval L. Patrick, and One Fund Boston are calling upon Boston and all communities across the Commonwealth to join together in a Moment of Silence on Monday afternoon, exactly one week following the Boston Marathon bombings.

The minute of silence will take place at 2:50 p.m. ET to honor the victims of the attacks and their families. It will be followed by the ringing of bells throughout Boston and the Commonwealth.

Marathon Message from Superintendent Hiersche

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Dear Hopkinton Families:

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Women's Club Sponsors "Meet the Candidates" April 24

For over 20 years, the Hopkinton Women's Club has sponsored "Meet the Candidates", a public forum where residents can meet and ask questions of candidates in Hopkinton's May town election. This year's event takes place on Wednesday, April 24 at 7PM LIVE in the HCAM studio. Watch the HCAM News video as moderator Nancy Clark talks about the history of the event and why she thinks it offer residents a the opportunity to get to know the candidates before casting their vote.

"Meet the Candidates" -- Wednesday, April 24 at 7PM -- LIVE in the HCAM studio, 77 Main Street, Lower Level

Questions for candidates can be mailed ahead of time to

Live call-ins will also be available on the 24th -- call 508-435-7887

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Alicia Shambo at the Boston Marathon Finish Line

With the Boston Marathon such as integral part of the Hopkinton community, many of our residents are actively involved on race day; some as runners and some as volunteers. Tonight we'll talk with Alicia Shambo, a former US Navy medic who was working at the finish line and is here to tell us first hand what she saw and experienced as the bombs exploded and afterward.

Wake up and Smell the Poetry Saturday April 20

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....Art offers Sanctuary to everyone willing
to open their hearts as well as their eyes
------Nikki Giovanni, poet

Music and poetry and friendship heals... and we need to be together.
----Ruthann Baler, singer-songwriter


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