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Video: Elmwood School Meets Elite Kenyan Runners

As part of the John Hancock scholars and stars program. Some of the elite Kenyan runners visited Elmwood school for the 24th year. The runners once again got a rock-star greeting and the students were very excited to meet some of the fastest runners in the world, one student referred to the day as "the best day ever".

In addition to a few students, HCAM News talked to runners talked with 2015 Boston Marathon Female Champion, Caroline Rotich and legendary Track & Field Broadcaster Larry Rawson. Check out interviews and highlights below!

See Entire Presentation Here!

Free Pasta Dinner at St. Paul’s April 27

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A free community pasta supper is being held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 61 Wood Street (Rte. 135) at 5:30 p.m. on April 27. All are welcome to this event, which is being supported by the churches of the Hopkinton Christian Service Connection. This pasta supper is held for the community on the last Wednesday of every month.

The meal will feature pasta (gluten free available), vegetarian tomato sauce, meatballs on the side, green salad, bread, beverages, and dessert.
The pasta supper is free, although donations will be accepted.

New Musical Revue in Hopkinton Showcases the Songs of Female Writers of the Stage

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Enter Stage Left Theater (ESL) presents Brought to Light: A Millennium of Women as Storytellers of the Stage, May 12-14, at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts (HCA). Written and directed by Mark DiCampo, this spring musical showcases some familiar songs and others that are rarely performed from shows such as Once Upon a Mattress, Little Women, Ragtime, and others. Performances are Thursday though Saturday at 7:30 PM at the Delbridge Family Performance Space at the HCA (98 Hayden Rowe St., Hopkinton, MA). Tickets are $20 general admission and $15 for students and seniors (60+).

Hopkinton Schools and Safety Ranks Among Highest in the Country

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Safewise.com analyzes all FBI crime statistics from all 50 states to find which communities are the safest. The 2 main statistics are violent crimes per every 1,000 residents and property crimes per every 1,000 residents. This years safewise rankings rated Hopkinton as the 8th safest community in the country. Last year in this poll Hopkinton was ranked 70th safest in the country.

Fire Flow Tests may Cause Water Discoloration

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Please be advised that multiple, required fire flow test will take place on Tuesday, April 19th , from approximately 10AM to noon. Because these tests will take place on main transmission lines, customers may notice some discoloration during and after the tests throughout town. Please avoid doing any laundry, dishwasher loads or other water use activities, during this time. Any discoloration that may occur will eventually dissipate. You may need to run your cold water line to clear your internal pipes once the test is complete.

Celebrate the Jubilee of Mercy at Fatima Shrine

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The Xaverian Missionaries at Fatima Shrine (101 Summer Street, Holliston) invite you to celebrate the Jubilee of Mercy in the spirit of the Beatitudes. Our next gathering will be May 1st, beginning at 3:30 PM and concluding at 6:00 PM. This sixth presentation will be guided by Fr. Peter Schmidt, O.C.S.O., a member of the St. Joseph Abbey in Spencer, MA. The theme will be “Blessed are the Clean of Heart, for they will see God” - on prayer and mercy.

All are welcome. No charge and no reservations needed.
Donations are welcomed!
For more information, call 508-429-2144.

Enter Stage Left Theater Brings Charlotte’s Web to the Stage for Young Audiences

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Enter Stage Left Theater (ESL) presents a children’s performances of Charlotte’s Web this May at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts. Based on the book by E.B. White, and adapted by Joseph Robinette, young audiences will delight in this beloved children’s classic about a clever spider and a pig named Wilbur, directed by Kirsten Raymond. Performances are Friday, May 20 at 7:00 PM, Saturday, May 21 at 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM, and Sunday, May 22 at 2:00 PM at the Delbridge Family Performance Space at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts (98 Hayden Rowe St., Hopkinton, MA).

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Video: Scholars and Stripes Day 2016, Elite Kenyan Runners Visit Elmwood

Students enjoyed meeting some of the elite Kenyan Runners in this years Boston Marathon in their annual visit to Elmwood School. This years visiting runners included: Sammy Kitwara, Wilson Chebet, Stephen Chebogut, Wesley Korir (2012 Boston Marathon Men's Champion), Michael Kipyego, Paul Lonyangata, Flomena Cheyech Daniel, Valentine Kipketer, Caroline Rotich (2015 Boston Marathon Women's Champion) and Joyce Chepkirui.

View the entire scholars and stars day below and find a ton of photos, free to download, HERE!.

Town of Hopkinton Seeks a Full-Time (40 hours per week) Administrative Assistant for its Land Use, Planning & Permitting Department

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Under the direct supervision of the Director of Land Use & Town Operations, the Administrative Assistant will provide administrative and clerical support to the Land Use Department and the Community Preservation Committee. Administrative responsibilities include but not limited to, transcribing and processing minutes for the Community Preservation Committee (CPC) meetings; maintaining CPC files; processing of invoices, budget monitoring and maintaining spreadsheets.

Town of Hopkinton Seeks a Full-Time (40 hours per week) Administrative Manager for its Police Department

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Under the direct supervision of the Police Chief, the Administrative Manager will provide administrative support to the Police Department.

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