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Video Segment: Troop 4 Scouts receive Eagle Scout Proclamations

The highest honor to receive in the Boy Scouts is attaining the rank of Eagle Scout. To achieve Eagle Scout part of the requirement is to exemplify leadership and service to the community. Max Vumbaca, William Warner, John McCabe and Michael Protas of Troop 4 did just that. John McCabe and Michael Protas received the proclamations from the Board of Selectmen and talked about their Eagle Scout Projects.

John McCabe for his Eagle Scout Project raised money to renovate the garden at St. Matthews Church in Southborough. Including new granite steps with railings and put plants around the area. McCabe and fellow scouts had to do fundraising for the materials including the granite steps and they also received help from a few local area business's for the project including; plant trees and shrubs, Charles Baker and Swanson Granite.

Michael Protas played a series of free concerts for community centers. When asked what skills the project would give future help, Protas responded organization and leadership skills were utilized for the project.

To hear more of the Troop 4 Eagle Scout Proclamations watch the video.

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Video Segment: Powderpuff Football Friday November 21st

Believe it or not this coming week is the off week before the annual Highschool thanksgiving football game but don’t worry the Girls of Hopkinton High School have you covered. Friday November 21st at David M. Hughes Stadium, it’s time once again for the annual Powderpuff Football Game between the Juniors (Class of 2016) and Seniors (Class of 2015)

Admission is $5 and is open to all members of the community. All proceeds will benefit the Junior and Senior Classes. Check out the videos to meet the teams.

Real Housewives of Hopkinton present Shop for a Cause

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Join Us On December 2nd

6:30 to 9:00 PM at Golden Pond's New Independent Living Dining Room

This is a great opportunity to Shop, Socialize, and be Merry with the members of RHOH!

Senior Center Christmas Sale

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You’re invited to a Christmas Sale at the Hopkinton Senior Center, 28 Mayhew Street on Friday, December 5 from 9:00 AM-6:00 PM and on Saturday, December 6 from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM. You’ll find decorations, jewelry, wreaths, quilted and knitted items, Christmas books and book sets. There will also be a bake sale, plant sale and silent auction gift baskets! The silent auction ends on December 6 at 12:00 PM.

Planning Board Hears Plans for South Street Substation

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The Planning Board met with representatives from NSTAR to hear plans for the expansion of the substation located at 226 South Street during their November 17 meeting. The expansion will allow for more of the town of Hopkinton to be serviced by the station rather than being serviced by other towns. Near the site are an EMC driveway and building, and Milford residents on the other side of EMC.

Hopkinton's Finest Grow out the Mustache for Charity

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It's Movember! Movember is an effort being made by many Men including the Hopkinton Police Department to grow out mustache's to show support in the fight against disease and sickness largely affecting males. You can donate to the Hopkinton Police Effort and the Movember Foundation use this link

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Video Segment: HCAM Hosts Open House

HCAM has turned 10 years old and what better way to celebrate 10 years then with an open house. We recently invited the community down to come check out our newly renovated facilities and a number of people showed including a group of Boy Scouts and State Representative Carolyn Dykema. Those who attended got the opportunity to view the set of a number of HCAM's shows including "Hopkinton Coffee Break" and "Physician Focus" as well as our brand new control room. It was a very good time and we thank all who came.

Watch the Video to see the highlights.

Town Hall Parking Lot Closed Wed November 19 7:30am-4:30pm

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The entrance to the parking lot behind Town Hall will be closed on Wednesday November 19, 2014 during the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The parking lot Exit will be utilized as the Entrance and the Exit.

Boy Scout Christmas Tree Sales

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Hopkinton Boy Scout Troup 1 is selling fresh cut Christmas trees again this year. The tree lot behind Colella's Supermarket opens after Thanksgiving, on Friday, November 28 at 12:00pm. The trees are the fragrant traditional New England Balsam Fir (4-11 ft.) and the dark green, low-shedding, sturdy-branched Fraser Fir (5-12 ft.). The scouts will be selling trees until they are gone. Hours are Wed 4-7pm, Thurs 4-7pm, Fri 4-9pm, Sat 9am-8pm, Sun 9am-6pm. Closed Monday and Tuesday. Each year Troop 1 makes a special order to their vendor for the largest tree they can find to donate to the town.

Rep. Dykema Announces that Framingham/Worcester Line Commuter Rail Riders Can Provide In-Person Feedback to MBTA at South Station

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Commuter rail riders will get a chance to directly share ride experiences, offer feedback, and voice concerns over the level of service on the Framingham/Worcester line in person to MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott. Scott will be at South Station this upcoming Monday, November 17th from 4pm-6pm as well as on Tuesday, December 2nd from 7am-9am to greet rush hour travelers.


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