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Hopkinton’s 300th Anniversary Photography Contest

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Submissions should reflect some aspect of the 300th Anniversary theme: Celebrating our Past, Embracing Today and Inspiring our Future.

• Photographs are due to the Hopkinton Center for the Arts (HCA) at 98 Hayden Rowe Street by January 17, 2015

• Drop offs may be made Friday, January 16, 4 - 6 pm and on Saturday, January 17, 2:00-4:00 PM.

• Submissions are limited to 2 pieces per entrant.

• Photo Specifications: Maximum height and width, 42 inches; please mount and wire for hanging.

Elaine A. Anderson, 83

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Elaine A. Anderson, 83, of Framingham, passed away December 4, 2014. She
was the wife of Francis Anderson of Framingham.

A resident of Framingham since 1953 and a summer resident of Oak Bluffs,
Elaine is survived by two children, Kristen Walters and her husband
Matthew of Hopkinton, and Kurt Anderson and his wife Krystal of Denton,
TX as well as 5 grandchildren, Michael, Jack, Katie, Kyle, and Jamie.

Hopkinton Police Seeking Part Time Dispatcher

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Under general guidance of the Dispatch Supervisor and direction of the Chief of Police, the Dispatcher is responsible for receiving and transmitting emergency and administrative messages to appropriate law enforcement, fire and emergency personnel in the manner dictated by the State mandated Emergency Medical Dispatch protocol, and department policy. This position involves the use of discretion, independent judgment, and initiative, and must operate within established mandated state and departmental guidelines and procedures.

Power Outages During Cold Weather

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Wet snow, sleet and freezing rain can sometimes lead to ice and snow buildup on trees and power lines. This buildup either by itself or combined with strong winds can snap tree limbs, causing them to fall and bring down power lines disrupting electrical service.

Tips for dealing with a possible power outage during cold weather:

Before an Outage

Laurel Avenue Discussion Continues

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The Planning Board met on December 1 to hear changes made to the plans for Laurel Avenue Extension. Present for the discussion were attorney Doug Resnick, developer Thomas Perna, engineer Patrick Burke and the Dardinski family, the property owners.

Best Buddies 2nd Annual 5 Guys Fundraiser

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Hopkinton High School's Best Buddies Program is holding their 2nd Annual FIVE GUY'S Fundraiser on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 between 5:00 pm and 10:00 pm at the FIVE GUY'S, 9 Medway Road, Milford, MA -Hanaford Plaza. 15% of the sales will be donated to the Hopkinton High School Best Buddies Program.

Hopkinton Education Foundation Accepting Marathon Applications

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The 119th Boston Marathon will be held on Monday, April 20, 2015. The Hopkinton Education Foundation has submitted applications for charity numbers and hope to have runners participate on behalf of the Education Foundation again during the Marathon. Completed applications must be sent to Sherry Grady.

Mail: Hopkinton Education Foundation, Attention: Sherry Grady, P.O. Box 109, Hopkinton, MA 01748
Fax: 813-639-5851
Email: grady76ts@comcast.net

Holiday Stroll Returns To Downtown Hopkinton

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Businesses and organizations in Hopkinton have come together once again to present the Hopkinton Holiday Stroll in downtown Hopkinton on December 6, 2014 from 9:00 am-4:00 pm. The Holiday Stroll includes myriad events and activities, including charitable drives, the annual Tree Lighting ceremony, traveling carol singers, a visit from Santa, music and theater performances, food tastings, specialty sales and family activities.

Honor Hopkinton Alumni who Contributed to Society

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The HHS Top of the Hill Program honors alumni for their exceptional achievements and contributions to society. This program is brought to you by Hopkinton High School, The Hopkinton Parent Teacher Association, and The Hopkinton Education Foundation. Please use this form to nominate an alum.

Keep in mind that alumni must have:
1) Graduated from HHS at least 10 years ago.
2) Demonstrated a high level of achievement & made significant contributions to work, home, community or volunteer efforts.
3) Exhibited leadership, character, and service.

Give the Gift of Reading This Holiday Season

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Donate NEW books from December 1st to 20th 2014 at these locations:

Hopkinton Public Library, 77 Main Street Lobby or Main Street Pediatrics – just look for the wrapped boxes to donate!

Books are needed across all ages – from preschool to high school. All donations of NEW books will be included in children’s holiday packages from Project Just Because.

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