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Greyhound Friends Comedy Show Fundraiser

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We're excited to share that Greyhound Friends is hosting a fundraiser featuring comedienne Jimmy Tingle at the Burren in Somerville at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 17.

Here's Jimmy meeting Boots, a lovely Irish lad who's currently at Greyhound Friends waiting to find a new home. Please bring your friends to this special event, and enjoy a fun time with fellow animal lovers in support of wonderful dogs like Boots.

Greyhound International Update at Greyhound Friends in Hopkinton

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Every year, Greyhound Friends hosts fellow greyhound advocates from around the globe to discuss the latest issues impacting the breed, share advice, and pursue legislative action in support of these special dogs. There will also be presentations about hounds, lurchers, and galgos.

Video: HCAM News 6-17-2016

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On this edition of HCAM News, we’ll tell you about the Hopkinton Middle School Video Club, Hopkinton resident Maria Flannery joined us in the HCAM studios to talk about how the Donate Life New England organization helped save her life, we have the latest Hillers sports update, also Ashland Legion kicked off their season and Hillers girls varsity basketball coach Tom Keane will tell you about a great summer girls basketball camp right here in Hopkinton for 3rd through 9th graders but first Center School showed off their patriotic spirit and celebrated our country with their annual Flag Day c

Hopkinton Board of Health Vacancy Announcement

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On June 28, 2016, the Hopkinton Board of Health notified the Board of Selectmen of a vacancy on the Board of Health due to a resignation and are currently seeking candidates for this position.

Pursuant to Town Charter provision 31(e), a joint meeting, consisting of the remaining members of the Hopkinton Board of Health and the members of the Board of Selectmen, will (tentatively) convene on August 9th at a regularly scheduled Board of Selectmen meeting to appoint an individual to temporarily fill this one seat until the next Annual Town Election in May of 2017.

The Town of Hopkinton seeks Per Diem Public Safety Dispatchers

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The Town of Hopkinton is seeking qualified applicants for Public Safety Dispatchers to work on a per diem (as needed) basis. Applicants must be willing to work nights, weekends, overnights, holidays and with short notice.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to answering emergency and non-emergency calls for Police, Fire and EMS, performance of Emergency Medical Dispatch, dispatching emergency personnel, as well as other related duties.

Lessons Come to Life on the Stage in “School House Rock Live, JR.”

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Enter Stage Left Theater presents a children’s production of School House Rock Live, JR. at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts this July. Based on the Emmy Award winning Saturday morning educational cartoon series and pop cultural phenomenon, School House Rock Live, JR. is a fun show the entire family will enjoy. Directed by Mary Scarlata-Rowe. Performances are Friday, July 22 at 3 PM and 7 PM at the Hopkinton High School auditorium (90 Hayden Rowe St.).

July's Fatima Day at the Shrine in Holliston

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On Wednesday, July 13th, the Xaverian Missionaries will hold the traditional Fatima Day celebration in honor of Our Lady. It is going to be our third Fatima Day of 2016. This year’s theme is connected to the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy – Mary Mother of Mercy. The main celebrant and homilist will be Fr. Rocco Puopolo, sx. Fr. Rocco served for many years in Sierra Leone (West Africa), then in Washington, DC as Executive Director of Africa Faith and Justice Network (AFJN) and since 2012 has been in Holliston as Director of the Global Youth Mission Services (GYM).

St. Paul’s Hosts Single Again Ice Cream Social July 22

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Single Again, a new support group for people who, though divorce, death, or other circumstances are single again, will be hosting another ice-cream social at St. Paul’s Episcopal church hall on Friday, July 22 at 7:00 p.m. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss what topics and activities Single Again members
would like to see in future meetings while enjoying ice cream. Anyone interested in exploring Single Again is invited to attend.

Road Work to Start on Thursday

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Roadwork is scheduled on the following streets. Work hours will be approximately 7am – 5pm unless otherwise noted.

7/7 – Benson Rd & Kimball Rd. Lower & plate structures.

7/11-7/15 – Benson Rd & Kimball Rd. Reclaim, grade & asphalt binder.

7/11 – Benson Rd, Kimball Rd & Hayden Rowe St (Between Chestnut St & EMC Park). Excavate sidewalk ramps.

7/12 – Benson Rd, Kimball Rd & Hayden Rowe St (Between Chestnut St & EMC Park). Install granite curbing for sidewalk ramps.

Roadwork Notice

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A contractor working for the Town of Hopkinton in preparation for street resurfacing will be installing asphalt shim work on Wednesday July 6th and Thursday July 7th from 7:00 AM-4:00 PM on the following streets.

South Mill St – Ash St to Holliston line (Wednesday & Thursday)
Saddle Hill Rd – Edgehill Rd to Fruit St (Thursday)

Roads will be closed to through traffic. Please seek alternate routes.

Thank you,

Mike Mansir
Hopkinton Highway Manager

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