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Weather Trends in Hopkinton: June 6th-13th

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According to the DPW weather station, the highest temperature reached in Hopkinton last week was 90.1 degrees, the lowest was 41.5. Average temperature last week in Hopkinton was 69.3 degrees. Humidity was at an average of 66.8%, the peak was 85% while the lowest was 29%. Wind Speed averaged 2.5 MPH, while reaching a high of 18 MPH. Precipitation accumulated 0.14 inches last week in Hopkinton. You can see all the averages for Hopkinton below and be on the lookout for future weather updates in Hopkinton.

6th Annual Hopkinton Golf Team Fundraising Tournament

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Please support the 2013/2014 Tri Valley League champion (38-0) Hopkinton High School Golf Team at their annual Florida Style Scramble golf fundraising tournament on Monday, August 10th, 1:00 PM at the Hopkinton Country Club.

$150 per player includes 18 holes of golf, cart, dinner, gifts, and raffle drawings. Register as an individual, pair or foursome, or be a Hole Sponsor for $100. Please send attached form and payment to: Richard Bliss, 134 East Main Street, Westborough, MA, 01581. Make checks payable to Hopkinton School Athletics.

12th Annual Sharon Timlin Memorial Event taking place this Saturday, June 20!

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Reminder: Saturday, June 20, 2015, Hopkinton High School at 8:30 AM
The 12th Annual Sharon Memorial 5K Race/Walk and Family Fun Day to Cure ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). Please help us raise money for a cure! Visit www.sharontimlinrace.org.

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Video: Lifelong resident Bill Hamilton presents Hopkinton History at the Senior Center

As part of the Hopkinton 300th Anniversary Celebration Committee lifelong resident and retired Hopkinton Firefighter Bill Hamilton dished out ice-cream then shared a lesson of yesteryear with a full house at the Hopkinton Senior Center. Various historical Hopkinton pictures and items were on display. Bill shared facts about Hopkinton throughout the last "couple hundred years" and told tales of growing up in Hopkinton and how the town has changed throughout time; "I tried to mix in a lot of anecdotes that I remember from people that were much younger, it's good to express these so they don't get lost."

Hamilton mentioned to HCAM news the schools have drastically changed throughout his years as a resident; "it's pretty interesting that when my Mother was in 1st grade they built the Center School, when I was in 4th grade they built the first addition onto the Center School." He also mentioned he attended Hopkinton High School when it was on Main Street his freshmen year and then was transferred to the new High School on Hayden Rowe, which is currently the Middle School. Bill mentioned there were 42 in his graduating class and his granddaughter who graduated 2 years ago had 247 people in her class; "the town is definitely growing, I don't know if it's all for the better or not but it is growing."

To see more watch the video below!

You can also see pictures of the event by clicking here.

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Video: Center School Flag Day Highlights

More highlights are below of the Annual Center School Flag Day Ceremony. Children from Center School sung Patriotic songs together or as a class to celebrate the holiday and our country. The Full footage of the ceremony can be seen by clicking here.

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Video: HCAM news 6-5-2015

On this edition of HCAM News we show you some scenes from the Hopkinton Police Association Fishing Derby, The Girl Scouts of troop #6-5-0-4-0 have a short play to depict the water crisis in Africa, Hillers Softball has finished undefeated in the TVL for the 1st time in school history, we have highlights and interviews from the last couple of regular season games, but first the annual Touch A Truck festival hosted by the Hopkinton Library Foundation took place and raised $11,000 towards the expansion of the library.

Shakespeare Under the Stars on Hopkinton Common Enter Stage Left Theater presents The Taming of the Shrew

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Shakespeare Under the Stars presents a gender reversed version of William Shakespeare’s comic battle of the sexes The Taming of the Shrew this summer. In this production, Petruchia is the driven career woman who’s used to having her orders followed yesterday, and Kent's the smart-aleck man-child living in his parents basement. An Enter Stage Left Theater (ESL) production. Directed by Thomas Kee. Performances are Thursday, July 30 - Sunday, Aug. 1 at 7:30 p.m. on the Hopkinton Common. Attendees of this free production are encouraged to bring blankets, chairs, and a picnic.

Annie Jr. Hits the Stage this Summer in Hopkinton

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Enter Stage Left Theater’s (ESL) summer youth theater workshop presents Annie Jr. in two performances Friday, July 24 at 2 and 7 p.m. Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie was the winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical and is now adapted for young performers in Annie Jr. Music by Charles Strouse. Lyrics by Martin Charnin. Book by Thomas Meehan. Based on Little Orphan Annie. Directed by Mary Scarlata-Rowe. The 60-minute production will take place at Hopkinton High School (90 Hayden Rowe St.) and features local actors in grades one through eight.

MBTA to Eliminate Honor Box Payment Method

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The MBTA or Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is removing the "Honor Box" paying system starting next month. You will no longer be able to pay for parking by sticking cash in the little slot located on the honor boxes. A press release by the MBTA stated most customers are already using the PayByPhone app. In a recent press release the MBTA referred to the honor box payment system as "Archaic". The press release is below;

CVS reached a decision about "Snappy Dogs" Hot Dog Stand

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Owners of Snappy Dogs Lisa Volpe Hachey and Teresa Boyce are very relieved today as they received word that CVS will let the Hot Dog stand stay in business in their current space in the former Colella's parking lot. Snappy Dogs has become a favorite food stop for many locals throughout the last few years.

The CVS has been under much criticism from many locals after leasing space in the former Colella's since they are not a locally owned business. Anti-CVS petitions and online forums were started in Hopkinton.

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