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All Invited to Holy Week and Easter Services at St. Pauls

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St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Hopkinton invites its neighbors and friends to take part in the following reflective and spiritual Holy Week and Easter services:

Palm/Passion Sunday Sunday, April 9
10:00 a.m. A dramatic presentation with choral readers and congregation.

Maundy Thursday Thursday, April 13
7:00 pm Holy Eucharist with the Stripping of the Altar

The Festival of Easter Sunday, April 16
10:00 a.m. A musical and jubilant service celebrating the most important and joyous event in the Christian calendar.

April Events at Hopkinton Public Library

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First Community Read in April!

It's on! Please join us at discussions and events relating to our chosen book, Hidden America by Jeanne Marie Laskas.

Middlesex Sheriff’s Office issues reminder warning on IRS scam calls

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MEDFORD, Mass. - As the 2017 tax season draws to a close, Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian today echoed warnings by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to be on alert for scam attempts.

“With April 15 right around the corner, it is likely the number of calls being received by residents from individuals posing as IRS agents – or law enforcement officials collecting on behalf of the IRS – will increase,” said Sheriff Koutoujian. “We want residents to be on guard against attempts by scammers to separate them from their hard-earned money.”

Town of Hopkinton Seeks Firefighter/Paramedic

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The Town of Hopkinton is accepting applications to fill two (2) positions and further to establish a list of potential candidates for the FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC positions.

Salary Depending on Qualifications and in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Within twelve (12) months of hire, the Firefighter/Paramedic shall make their principal place of residence within the boundaries of the Town of Hopkinton or at any other place within the Commonwealth that is within fifteen (15) miles boundary to boundary of their town and the Town of Hopkinton.

Military Baseball Revisited on Opening Day

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Heroes can emerge from most anywhere. Two specific segments of American life have generated many popular heroes: professional baseball and the military. Think of the names that spring forth: Babe Ruth and Satchel Paige were nonpareil baseball players, George Patton and Audie Murphy were soldiers never to be forgotten. Moreover, there are certain heroes who are recognized in both baseball and the military.

Relating to Difficult People at Faith Community Church

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Relating to Difficult People
Sunday, April 30 from 6:30-8:30p

Admit it, sometimes it can feel like they’re everywhere. At work, in the neighborhood, and even in our own homes. “Difficult” people come in all types, from the annoying to the needy, and our efforts to navigate these relationships can be exhausting and frustrating. But there is good news! Three simple relationship principles put into practice can lessen the stressful impact of the difficult people in our lives and turn us toward the greater joy and satisfaction that God wants us to have.

“Miniature Plants for Home, Garden and Greenhouse” With Art Scarpa

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 7:30 p.m.

Based on his obsession of trying to squeeze in just one more plant in tight quarters, Art Scarpa has accumulated a large collection of unusual miniature plants from around the world for both indoors and outdoors. Audiences are fascinated with these tiny treasures, some of which are mature blooming plants in 1" pots or tiny terrarium.

Last Chance for Dog License is Friday Mar. 31

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The last chance to acquire a dog license (for the 2017 calendar year) without incurring a late fee of $25, is Friday, March 31st before 2:00 PM. Please come to the Town Clerk's Office in the Town Hall, mail in payment, or order online to receive a 2017 license for your dog. Please do not hesitate to contact this office to verify that your dog's file is up to date or to confirm if additional documentation may be required. We look forward to seeing the new tags on all of the dogs in Town.

Video: Girl Scout, Julianna Lucas Creates Video About Hopkinton Middle School Parking Safety

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Hopkinton, Girl Scout, Julianna Lucas made a video regarding parking safety at Hopkinton Middle School for her Silver Award video. The video is very informative and especially helpful to incoming students and their parents. See the interview with Julianna and video below.

Middlesex Sheriff’s Office to Host Citizens Academy for Residents with Developmental Disabilities

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CHELMSFORD, Mass. – Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian is pleased to announce a new initiative
aimed at engaging local residents with developmental disabilities.

The Special Citizens Academy is a free, four-week program that will launch April 11 at the Middlesex
Sheriff’s Office Training Academy in Chelmsford. The program is designed for residents ages 18, and
above, with developmental disabilities who have an interest in public safety and learning more about the
Middlesex Sheriff’s Office.

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