Scouts From Pack 26 Cross Over

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On Friday, March 18, at Hopkinton Middle School, 19 Cub Scouts from Hopkinton's Pack 26 "Crossed-Over" to officially become Boy Scouts. In addition to completing Cub Scouts, 17 of the boys went above and beyond to earn the optional Arrow of Light award, the highest honor in Cub Scouting. Den leaders Bill Harrison, Mike Dionne, Lori Barnes and Amy Ritterbusch wish to congratulate all the boys on their hard work and wish them all the best as they continue on to Boy Scouts.

Sunday Taps Vigil April 3

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Please join the Hopkinton Veteran’s Celebration Committee on SUNDAY, April 3 as we join thousands of communities across America for a remembrance ceremony at the Hopkinton Senior Center at 28 Mayhew Street in Hopkinton, Massachusetts. The Committee is hosting a “Sunday Taps Vigil” starting at 7:00 p.m.

The ceremony will consist of a short tribute to American soldiers, veterans and their families and is expected to last 15 minutes. The ceremony will include the sounding of the 24 hauntingly beautiful notes of “Taps.”

Troop 4 Pancake Breakfast

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On Saturday April 9th the Boy Scouts from Troop 4 will hold its 2nd Annual Pancake Breakfast. Breakfast will be served by the scouts from 7:30 am until 11:30 am inside the St. John the Evangelist Church Hall at 20 Church Street in Hopkinton. The boys will prepare original and chocolate chip pancakes, sausages, juice, coffee and more. Last year over 400 people attended the Pancake Breakfast and we are hoping to have over 600 guests attend in 2011.

From the Youth Commission: Suicide Prevention

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Dear Friends of the Hopkinton Community,

Our town is still dealing with feelings of shock and grief since recently losing two of our college-age youth to suicide. Many people are wondering what we as a town of caring citizens can do. Hopkinton is not alone in dealing with this issue. As suicide is becoming a more common incident within our society, we need to understand and address it more openly with prevention in mind as community.

Hopkinton's Women's Club Celebrates 91st Anniversary

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At their Monday, April 11th meeting, members of the Hopkinton's Women's Club will hold a special luncheon to celebrate the Club’s 91st anniversary. There will also be a presentation about the Club’s history, called "Down Memory Lane". Held at the First Congregational Church, 146 E. Main Street, our regular meeting will start at 10 a.m., followed by a social time at 11 a.m. Luncheon is at 11:45 a.m., and the presentation will begin at 12:45 p.m.

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Marathon Day Parking Restrictions

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Parking Restriction Announcement
Boston Marathon, April 18, 2011

Selectmen Recognize Firefighter and Eagle Scout

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Amid the budget discussions from Tuesday's meeting, the Board of Selectmen took time to pay tribute to Firefighter Gary Daugherty Jr. and Eagle Scout Daniel Quigley.

During the March 22nd board meeting, Daugherty, on the recommendation of Fire Chief Ken Clark, was promoted to Lieutenant. The Firefighter received his promotion 'pin' from his father,Gary Daugherty Sr., Chief of the Framingham Fire Department and former Chief of the Hopkinton Fire Department.

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Teens for Teens Holds Charity Concert

Originally part of a Destination Imagination community outreach project, four local Hopkinton teens, Carolyn and Allison Monaghan, Gabe Adams, and Max Joyce are now a new group called Teens for Teens. Their focus is helping other teens and they recently held a fundraiser at the Woodville Rod & Gun Club to raise money and donations for Project Just Because.

Led by Gabe Adams, the group organized a charity concert and recruited six local bands or performers to play at the event, including Hopkinton High School Senior Evan Katz and Hopkinton’s own Sasha Yatchenko.

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Friends of the Library Raffle Winner Announced

The lucky winner of a 2011 share at Heirloom Harvest, a CSA located in Westborough, MA, is Beth Walton of Hopkinton. Walton's name was drawn from over 74 entries at the at the library on St. Patrick's Day. Present at the grand drawing were Friends of the Library President Susie Johnson and Treasurer Barbara Beale. Kim Boleros and Deb Kelly of Hopkinton were the winners of the two bottles of wine, donated by Colella's Supermarket, that were also raffled off.

"I'm so excited to finally draw our winner," said Johnson who was very pleased with participation in the event. "


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