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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.

Send Us Your Photo Now!

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Be one of the first 50 people to send us a photo and we will give you a limited edition HCAM 10th Anniversary 24oz Tervis® Tumbler.

Send us a picture of anything: Autumn Leaves, a Snow Storm, Your Child in a Play or Sporting Event, Turkeys or Deer grazing through your yard.
If it is about Hopkinton, we want to put it on The Shoot!

We are looking for your photos that are about Hopkinton.

Make Sure Your Teen Knows How to Prevent, Handle Cyberbullying

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Cyberbullying—bullying someone online—has sadly become common.
Just as with all bullying, though, your teen doesn’t have to sit and take it. She can take steps to prevent it. And If it does happen, she can move to end it quickly.

Here’s how you can help:

Hopkinton Hillers Kickoff -- 7p.m. Friday

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The Hillers Varsity Football team will take on Oliver Ames High School of North Easton, Mass. on Fri., Nov.14 at 7 p.m. at David M. Hughes Stadium in Hopkinton. Don’t miss one minute of exciting Hiller action! Bring the family and enjoy a game under the lights. The Hopkinton High School Athletics Boosters will have the doghouse well stocked with plenty of hot chocolate, popcorn and other delicious treats popular with the fans. After this, next Hiller game is Thanksgiving Day – this year in Ashland.

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Video Segment: Visioning Steerting Group Discussion Helps Create Vision for Hopkinton

Professional planning consultants and a number of town groups and boards including the visioning steering group helped organize a workshop as part of the community visioning project. The purpose of the project is to develop a vision and goals to strive towards that will benefit Hopkinton most in the future. Many turned out for the event aiming to improve the future in Hopkinton. Digital Group Polling and Small discussion groups were held at the event to help decide what services Hopkinton needs to improve on and areas the town is excelling in.

Tim Kilduff of the Visioning Steering Group talked about what the goal of the event is. "It's one in a process of events that we hope will ultimately lead to a mission statement or a view of what Hopkinton will look like in 2024." "It's an attempt to bring together a diverse group of people to begin to shape a vision that will ultimately be discussed and adopted by the Hopkinton Board of Selectmen."

Some topics of the group discussion included social services, community involvement and town services and facilities.

To see more watch the video and check out http://www.hopkintonma.gov/vision

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Video Segment: Baypath Humane Soceity Paws and Claws 5K

On a beautiful Sunday afternoon many jogged through Hopkinton State park with their Canine companion for the Baypath Humane Society Paws & Claws 5k. A lot of money was raised and it gave many a great opportunity to bond with the family pet at one of the great fall scenic locations in Hopkinton.

Sarah Cleveland event organizer talked to HCAM News about the event; "Baypath has over 500 people competing today runners and walkers, we have a lot of dogs that are here. All the Dogs are getting a long, all the people are getting a long." "Baypath Humane Society of Hopkinton is a wonderful non-profit shelter and we have been in existence for over 30 years." Sarah mentioned all the money raised at the event goes towards medical and adoption fees for the animals and that she is very grateful for the generous amount of donations they receive.

Car hits Dynasty Chinese Restaurant

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Hopkinton Police and Rescue were on the scene at Dynasty Chinese Restaurant after a car rammed into the side of the building. Fortunately no one inside or outside the restaurant suffered significant injury.

The driver and his passenger are reportedly okay and were taken to the hospital for examination. The building inspector examined the damage to the buildings exterior and determined the restaurant does not need to close. Dynasty remains open for business.

HPTA Bunco Bash

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The HPTA is holding a Bunco Bash at 7:00 PM on November 14 at the Glen Ellen Country Club, 84 Orchard Street in Millis. Come for a fun night with friends and dice rolling hilarity! Enjoy light appetizers, dessert and a cash bar. Bid on lots of items in the silent auction, including theme park passes, a night at an inn, jewelry, restaurant gift cards and more!

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