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REMINDER: Parking Ban In Effect

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The DPW wishes to remind all Hopkinton residents of By-Laws pertaining to the parking of motor vehicles during the winter months.
Traffic Rules and Orders, Town of Hopkinton, Article lV, Section 8 “It shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle, other than for an emergency, to park said vehicle on any street between the hours of 1:00am to 6:00am from November 15 through April 1.

MEMA Offers Winter Storm Tips

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A winter storm in New England can range from a moderate snowfall over a few hours to a Nor'easter, bringing blizzard conditions with blinding wind-driven snow that lasts several days. People can become stranded in their automobiles or trapped at home, without utilities or other services. The aftermath of a winter storm can have an impact on a community or the entire region for days, weeks or even months.

Vets Breakfast Moved to January 10th

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Happy New Year to all. Lets celebrate at the Senior Center Mess Hall with chipped beef and other great chow on Friday, 10 January 2014, at or about 0900 hours. Many regulars show-up before 0900 to dive into the coffee and muffins, so don't be late. Best of all there will be a custom-made environment of good friends and camaraderie. Please invite your friends who don't receive this message. If there are transportation difficulties, call Amy Beck by 8 January 2014, 508 497-9730.

Rape Aggression Defense Systems Training

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Rape Aggression Defense Systems Training is for Women ONLY

• R.A.D. is an internationally taught realistic hands on self defense training class specifically designed for women (12-16 hours)

• The program teaches and emphasizes awareness, avoidance and physical self defense with the tools we possess with us at all times (hands, feet, elbows, knees, head, etc…)

• All sizes and physical capabilities are welcome (ages 14, 15 or 16; parental waiver will be needed – 13 and under is too young for this class)

Elementary Principals' Coffee

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Elementary Principals' Coffee
TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2014
6:30 TO 7:30 P.M.
HOPKINS SCHOOL LIBRARY
Please join our elementary principals for a time of coffee and conversation.

TOPIC: Home/School Connections: Information Technology Resources that are available to elementary parents & students.
Overview by - Betci Weldon, Librarian and Stephanie Doty, Technology.

We are looking forward to meeting you -

Lauren Dubeau, Principal
Center School

David Ljungberg, Principal
Elmwood School

DCR’s 2014 First Day Hikes

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On January 1st, DCR will host First Day Hikes at 11 park locations across the Commonwealth. With over 450,000 acres, spanning Boston to the Berkshires, our state parks boast a variety of beautiful settings for year-round outdoor recreation, and each hike will offer a unique natural and cultural environment. The First Day Hikes tradition began more 20 years ago in Massachusetts, and has now become a national event, with all 50 states hosting First Day Hikes.

St. John's Men's Group Meeting

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In Hopkinton, St. John's TESTAMENT men's group, on 15 January 2014, at 7:30pm, will hear from the Reverend Christine Whittaker, retired. Her most recent assignment was as Rector of St. Michael's Episcopal Church in Holliston. Discussion will focus on the parallel tribulations of Episcopalians and Catholics regarding improving church attendance trends.

New Traffic Pattern At High School Entrance

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In the interests of increased pedestrian and driver safety, a new traffic pattern will be established at the High School starting on the first school day after the holiday break. Beginning on Thursday, January 2nd, all vehicles entering the High School area (except school buses) will be routed to exit onto Hayden Rowe Street via the Hopkins driveway. This will eliminate the unsafe convergence of traffic from the High School, Middle School, and school bus parking area.

School Committee Budget Presentations

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In the month of January 2014, the School Committee will hold a series of regular meetings and special meetings for budget presentations. All meetings will be held on Thursday nights in the Middle School Cafeteria at 7:30 PM and will be broadcast live on HCAM-TV. The schedule is as follows:

High School Collecting Toys This Week For Children's Hospital

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The High School community is collecting new toys for Children's Hospital on behalf of a family of a current student who is gravely ill there. In lieu of anything, the family has requested that new toys and blankets be donated to the many children that Children's Hospital supports every year. Toys can be dropped off at the High School lobby up until Friday.

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