Hopkinton Police Investigate Suspicious Items Given out on Halloween

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The Hopkinton Police Department is actively investigating two separate reports of a suspicious item being given to children who were trick or treating on Halloween night. This Sunday two separate parents reported that their children were given a toilet tank cleaner product. The children are six and fourteen years old. The poison was discovered upon inspection of the candy. These discs were wrapped in white wrapping and were not consumed by the children

Hopkinton Library Hosts "Gothic Ghost Tales" at 6:30 pm on Monday, November 9

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Halloween might be over, but you can hold on to the spooky mood for just a bit longer at "Gothic Ghost Tales" at 6:30 pm on Monday, November 9.

Some of the most imaginative and original writers of ghost stories in the 20th century have been women. They helped create the modern ghost: a mixture of the old-fashioned Victorian gothic and science fiction. Rita Parisi from Waterfall Productions will present three ghost stories that probe the possibilities of other dimensions in time and human consciousness.

Hopkinton Education Foundation Trivia Night raises $2,800

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Thanks to everyone who came to our Annual Trivia Night!! With your help we raised $2,800 for the Hopkinton Education Foundation.

A special thanks to Dino's Pizza for their wonderful discount and the delicious pizzas! Thank you to Stump! Trivia for hosting our event. And thank you to Chris Remsen for setting up the venue location at the Woodville Rod and Gun Club.

Hopkinton Garden Club – “Creating Healthy Landscapes with Native Plants: Why it Matters” - November 17, 2015

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Native plants are increasingly recognized as important to our gardens and landscapes, but why? Claudia Thompson, President of “Grow Native Massachusetts”, will present an overview of the essential role of native plants in ecosystem health. She’ll start with the concept of co-evolution between plants and animals and end with a tour of her 7,000 square foot garden.

Hopkinton Center for the Arts Hosts Three-Day Show of Local Pottery

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) The public is invited to the Primarily Potters collective exhibit and sale, running Nov. 20 through Nov. 22, at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts (98 Hayden Rowe St.). The exhibit is free to the public and guests can purchase handcrafted gifts and ceramic wares from the artists. The Primarily Potters collective is comprised of artists who have been exhibiting their work together for more than 10 years. A Meet the Artists public reception will be held Friday, Nov. 20 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Exhibit hours: Friday, Nov. 20 from 12 to 7 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 21 from 9 a.m.

Winter Parking Ban Starts November 15th

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The DPW wishes to remind all Hopkinton residents of By-Laws pertaining to the parking of motor vehicles during the winter months.

Traffic Rules and Orders, Town of Hopkinton, Article lV, Section 8 “It shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle, other than for an emergency, to park said vehicle on any street between the hours of 1:00am to 6:00am from November 15 through April 1.

$30,000 Raised at Hoptoberfest for the Hopkinton Public Library

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On Friday, October 23, over 300 “Hoptoberfest” partygoers filled St. John’s Parish Hall, raising over $30,000 for the Library renovation and expansion project set to break ground in early 2016. Hopkinton Public Library Foundation’s Third Annual Hoptoberfest, a fun night out to celebrate the fall and enjoy all things local, helped Library fundraising top $700,000. In addition, a number of guests joined the 1000 Homes for Hopkinton Library, adding their names to the 1000 Homes plaque to be hung in the new Library.

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Video: Halloween at Hopkinton High School

Hopkinton High School seniors participated in the annual Seniors Halloween contest at Hopkinton High School.
in the first video a live surprise performance by THE BEATLES happened at Hopkinton High School.
In the second video you can see all the contestants in their very creative costumes.
In the third video you can see highlights and results.
Get a quick workout in by following the steps in video 4!
In Video 5... Meet the Flint Tropics of Hopkinton

You can see over a 100 pictures at

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HCAM News 10-16-2015

On this edition of HCAM news, you will hear about the scouting for food program taking place around Hopkinton, The Hillers sports season is getting into the playoff push and Golden Pond served up a surprise for the Hopkinton fire department but first the Zoning Board of Appeals held a public hearing as a group of Hopkinton citizens appealed that CVS pharmacy is a health services facility rather than a retail facility and should be barred from opening at 61 main street, the former home of Colella’s.

Town of Hopkinton Seeks a Full-Time Water Technician for its DPW Department

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This position performs work related to the installation, maintenance and repair of public water distribution system to commercial, residential and public properties. The Water Service Technician not only operates heavy machinery but performs a full range of complex tasks and works within established procedures and/or policies. At this level, incumbent serves as secondary Drinking Water License Operator and works with occasional instruction or assistance.


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