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Veterans Breakfast on August 1

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Dear Vets and Friends:

Enjoy breakfast at the Senior Center Mess Hall featuring chipped beef and other great chow on Friday, 1 August 2014, at or about 0900 hours. The regulars show-up early for coffee and muffins, so don't be late. You will welcome the camaraderie of good friends. Please invite Vets who don't receive this message. If there are transportation difficulties, call Amy Beck by 30 July 2014, 508 497-9730.

West Main Street Crash Kills 1

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On Monday July 21, 2014 at approximately 3:46 PM, Hopkinton Police responded to a serious motor vehicle accident in the area of 251 West Main Street. Upon the officers’ arrival, a vehicle was found to be overturned in the roadway. The operator and sole vehicle occupant was found unconscious inside the vehicle. The operator was administered first aid and transported to the Milford Regional Medical Center by Hopkinton Fire Paramedics. The operator was pronounced deceased a short time later.

Help Govern Hopkinton!

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The Town of Hopkinton is encouraging all residents who are interested in helping govern Hopkinton to apply now for volunteer positions. If you have been curious or interested in giving your time, expertise or perspective on behalf of your community, now is an excellent time to get involved!

The Boards and Committees that currently have vacancies are:

Smilin' with Hillers Fockey

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Smilin' with Hillers Fockey
Join the Abbie Benford Memorial Fund, in conjunction with the Hopkinton Athletics Booster Club, as the Hopkinton High School Field Hockey Alumni take on the Hillers Varsity team in a benefit to support the Abbie Benford Memorial Fund. There will also be an adult exhibition game featuring fockey parents, teachers, and other community leaders! Enjoy an afternoon of Fun, Food, Silent Auction and Raffle.

“Don’t Just Set Goals, SCORE them!”
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Patients with CVS Caremark can once again fill prescriptions at Hopkinton Drug

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We are very pleased to report that Judge William Young of the U.S. District Court entered a preliminary injunction in favor of Hopkinton Drug against CVS Caremark to fully reinstate Hopkinton Drug as a Provider Pharmacy for all health plans for which CVS Caremark serves as pharmacy benefits manager. On June 23, CVS Caremark had issued a notice of termination of Hopkinton Drug effective July 3. Hopkinton Drug then sued CVS Caremark, alleging among other things that the termination was made in bad faith.

Roadwork Notice in Hopkinton

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ROADWORK NOTICE

Rubber Chip Seal resurfacing work is scheduled for Monday July 21 and Tuesday July 22 on the following streets.

7/21- Pond St – School St to Spring St
Hill St – Spring St to the Westboro town line.

7/22 – Saddle Hill Rd – From Daniel Shays (south) to 500’ North of Edgehill Rd.
College St – From Hayden Rowe St to the Holliston town line.

Work hours will be approximately 7am – 5pm.

One lane of traffic will be open during construction.

Snappy Dogs hit by car

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Snappy Dogs hot dog stand located by the back lot of Colella's Supermarket on 61 Main Street was reportedly hit by a car and moved off the balancing beam sometime Tuesday Night (July 15th) and Wednesday Morning (July 16th). No major damage was caused and they remain open normal hours for business. Police are investigating the situation and looking for the driver. If you have any information please contact the Hopkinton Police Department Crime Tip Line 508-497-9785.

Road Work will begin on Friday July 18th

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Crack sealing work will begin on Friday July 18 on the following streets. One lane of traffic will be open at all times. Work is expected to take about ten days. Work hours will be approximately 7am – 4pm.

School Committee Plans for the Year Ahead

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The School Committee met Monday, July 14th to discuss multiple budget, policy, and evaluation matters pertinent to the upcoming school year.

At the start of the meeting, Tim Kearnan presented to the committee as the new principal of Hopkins school. Mr. Kearnan gave his background and stated his goals for the upcoming school year. Superintendent MacLeod updated the committee on a grant for new LED lighting around the schools, and Ralph Dumas updated the committee on the RFP process and the exciting new allocation of funds in that area.

Hazardous Waste Collection Day 2014

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The Hopkinton DPW will conduct a Household Hazardous Waste Collection this Saturday, July 19th, from 8:00 am until 1:00 pm, or until the funds are exhausted, at the DPW Garage at 83 Wood Street.

Please visit the DPW's website for details or follow this link:
Hazardous Waste Info

Sincerely,
John K. Westerling
​Your ​Director of Public Works

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