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New Junior Prom Location Is Set

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This past week a 3 alarm fire started by a cigarette dropped in mulch burned down the Lakeview Pavilion in Foxborough, which was to be the site of the Hopkinton Junior Prom next month. Owners of the Lakeview Pavilion confirmed they will rebuild. Principal Evan Bishop with the help of Ms. Greco, Mr. Golden, class officers and the prom committee decided the new venue for the Junior Prom on Friday May 16th will be Granite Links Country Club at Quarry Hills.

2.62 Mile Marathon Challenge

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You are cordially invited to participate in the Hopkinton Middle School 2.62 mile Marathon Challenge. This school-wide 2.62-mile run/walk will take place on Wednesday, April 16, weather permitting, at 12:00 PM. It will start at the flagpole in front of Hopkinton Middle School, proceed around the campus and finish on the track behind the school. This event is part of a yearlong school-wide 21st century interdisciplinary theme that focuses on Greece and the Marathon. Please RSVP to dpinto@hopkinton.k12.ma.us by Friday, April 11.

Planning Board Supports Scenic Road Designation

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Chamberlain Street has the backing of the Planning Board in its quest to become a scenic road. The Board voted 7-1 to support the motion at their April 7 meeting when it goes to the Town Meeting floor in May. Gary Trendel spoke for the residents of Chamberlain Street at the meeting.

Golden Pond Assisted Living Earns Service Award

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Golden Pond Assisted Living of Caring Stars Community has been selected as a "Caring Star" of 2014, as part of an annual nationwide program honoring service excellence based on consumer ratings and reviews posted on Caring.com, the leading senior care website. In reviews from families, seniors, and others concerned about assisted living and Alzheimer’s care, Golden Pond Assisted Living captured a 5-star consumer rating (the highest possible score), while also meeting other qualifying criteria for the honor.

Tee Off for the Library a Success

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On Friday, April 4, and Saturday, April 5, the Hopkinton Public Library was transformed into a miniature golf course where 200 children and families teed off to raise money for the renovation and expansion of the Library. We were pleased to have both State Representative Carolyn Dykema and Selectman John Mosher stop by to play the course! This unique fundraiser, generously sponsored by Hallmark Sotheby’s International Realty, raised $1,250 for the Library expansion project.

Art in the Garden Craft Show at Weston Nurseries

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After a winter that seemed like it would never end, aren’t you ready for a little springtime shopping? The arrival of spring marks the return of an anticipated tradition for local residents-the 7th annual Art in the Garden Craft Show at Weston Nurseries in Hopkinton. The event takes place rain or shine on Sunday, April 27, 11am-4pm.

Enter Stage Left Theater Presents Stephen Schwartz Scrapbook

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Enter Stage Left Theater will present Stephen Schwartz Scrapbook, a newly conceived musical revue celebrating the work of legendary composer of musical theater and film Stephen Schwartz. Running April 10-12, 2014, Stephen Schwartz Scrapbook features a company of ESL Theater’s teen actors in grades 9-12 under the direction of Mark DiCampo, who conceived and directs the production.

BAA Marathon Notice To Residents of Hopkinton

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The Boston Athletic Association, organizer of the Boston Marathon®, thanks residents of the Town of Hopkinton for their patience and cooperation as we worked with many partners to plan an event of this size and scope. The 118th Boston Marathon will be a special event for the Greater Boston area and our sport as a whole. For more race day information, please visit www.baa.org.

118TH BOSTON MARATHON® | APRIL 21, 2014

Boston Marathon Cut-A-Thon Today!

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A Boston Marathon Cut-A-Thon will take place at Ann-Michele’s Uptown Hair Design on Main Street in Hopkinton on Sunday April 6, to raise money for Team Project Just Because. Come in for $15 haircuts (no blow-dry) and $10 mini manicures from 9 AM-1 PM. Walk-ins and appointments accepted. 100% of the money raised will support Team Project Just Because. To make an appointment, call 508-435-9422.

Team Project Just Because: Ann Michele Dragsbaek, Kyle Kelley, Jeanne Vumbaca, Cheryl Kelley and Vanessa Brown

Library Expansion Funding Goes To Voters in May

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Hopkinton Library was the topic of discussion at a meeting at the State House on April 2nd with representatives from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC), Representative Carolyn Dykema and Senator Karen Spilka. In March, Hopkinton moved up to #3 on the waiting list for its $4.5 million state Library Construction Grant. A bond bill including $150 million for Public Library Construction has passed the House of Representatives, and is expected to pass the Senate and be signed by the Governor by the end of June.

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