Keefe Tech Awarded Grant for "Reality Check" Fair

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FRAMINGHAM, MA - Keefe Regional Technical School Business Technology instructor
Margaret Ellis was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from the Massachusetts State Treasurer’s
Financial Education Innovation Fund to host a “Reality Check” Fair on October 16, 2015, from
8:00 am to noon at the school. Additionally, TD Bank has added a $1,000 sponsorship to the
“Reality Check” Fair. The program, offered for the first time this year at Keefe, provides an
exciting and effective opportunity for members of the senior class to learn how to make realworld

Hopkinton Police Drug Take-Back Day September 26th, 10am-2pm

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The Hopkinton Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public another opportunity to prevent pull abuse or theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your medications for disposal to Hopkinton Police Headquarters at 74 Main Street, Hopkinton, MA, Saturday September 26th between 10am and 2pm. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

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Video: Polyarts 2015

Polyarts took place during the 300th anniversary celebration weekend. Vendors included some locally owned business as well as some Hopkinton locals who set up shop. HCAM news talked to some vendors and attendees. Some of the vendors who talked with HCAM news include: Kendalls Crafts, Keep Smilin 4 Abbie, Mbrace Studios, Air of Elegance Lighting, Sew Cute by Liv and one of a kind homemade handbags. The afternoon featured music from the Alter Ego Band.

Check out highlights in the video below.

2015 State of the Downtown Forum

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Please join the Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce on Friday, September 25th at HCAM to hear from on the current “State of Our Downtown.” It is free and open to the public.

When: Friday, September 25th at 7:30am
Where: HCAM, 77 Main St, Hopkinton
RSVP: (free event)

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Video: Live 4 Evan 5K is this Saturday at 9am

The Live 4 Evan 5K is Saturday September 26th starting at 9am. The course will begin at EMC Park on Hayden Rowe Street and finish at the Middle School/High School lot. The 5K is in honor of Evan Girardi, who passed away unexpectedly from a heart condition in 2010. In his honor, the Live 4 Evan organization raises funds to improve the quality of life for patients and families affected by cardiac disease. The funds raised by the organization help benefit the Boston Cardiac Foundation and the Boston Children's Hospital. The event will feature fun for the whole family.

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To hear more details about Saturdays event, watch the video below.

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What is your favorite restaurant meal in Hopkinton?

HCAM News has started a "Question of the Week" segment, in which we ask people around town their opinion on various topics. This week we asked what is your favorite restaurant meal in Hopkinton?

Please feel free to share your opinion below.

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Video: Hopkinton 300th Anniversary Celebration Parade

The Hopkinton 300th Anniversary Celebration Parade featured a large variety of entertainment. Some of the sights included the US Navy Band, Hopkinton High School Band float, Hopkinton Garden Club, Hopkinton Center for the Arts, Mexico Lindo Mariachi Band, Shriners Motor Unit, Hopkinton Irish step dancers and much more.

You can see some the full HD version below of the parade. You can also view over 600 photos of the parade here.

Deputy Fire Chief Stephen T. Slaman Receives Accreditation Through the Massachusetts Fire Services Commission

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The Massachusetts Fire Service Commission granted accreditation to Deputy Fire Chief Stephen T. Slaman of the Hopkinton Fire Department on 15 September 2015 who has demonstrated the required fire service experience, education, and certifications for accreditation.

Lost Cat in Hopkinton

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Lost Cat "Mayday"

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Video: HCAM News 9-14-2015

On this edition of HCAM News, Members of a number of local fire departments who are part of the District 14 regional dive team trained in Ashland, We have photos of the restored Claflin Fountain at the town common and our question of the week asks did you want the Olympics in Boston, but first after months of planning and weeks of work, the restored Claflin Fountain has been installed at the town common. Here is a look at some of the scenes of the project and we hear from some of the people who helped make the project happen.


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