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Ed the Wizard at the Hopkinton Library

Ala-kazam! There was magic in the air at the library on July 12th. Ed the Wizard was on hand to entertain many of Hopkinton's youngsters. The program was funded due to a grant given to the library by the Hopkinton Cultural Council. And it did not disappoint, as the kids watched in amazement as Ed seemed to do the impossible. The kids even got in on the action too, helping the Wizard out with some of his tricks... As part of the program, Ed the Wizard took the kids on a journey around the world to perform many of his tricks. Watch the HCAM News video for more!

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Working on the Relationship with Xiamen China

Watch the HCAM News video as representatives from Xiamen China visit Hopkinton. On June 29th, Hopkinton put itself on the map in Xiamen China. Representatives from Xiamen, including influential business and government leaders met with town officials in order to foster a relationship together. By leveraging the prestige of the Boston Marathon, Hopkinton has been able to gain recognition on an international level.

$4M+ Library Grant Wait Listed

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The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) voted this morning to award a total of approximately $28 million in General Construction Provisional Grants to eight area communities, but Hopkinton was not one of the eight. The Hopkinton Library Building Project was wait listed, with an award amount of $4,533,580. THE MBLC placed all applicants into three categories: (1) those approved to be funded now; (2) those approved to be funded later, as funds become available through the State's five year capital plan; and (3) those that were asked to re-submit their applications.

Price Chopper Coming to Hopkinton Square

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Price Chopper Supermarkets today announced plans to build a new store in Hopkinton, Mass. in the Hopkinton Square.

Communications Survey

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As a reminder, the School Committee is currently conducting a public survey regarding improving communication with the Hopkinton community. The Committee is interested in making improvements to how it collects information from and shares information with the citizens of Hopkinton. As part of that process, residents are invited to complete a short survey to help the School Committee better understand the community’s preferred methods of communicating.

Concerts on the Common Lineup

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The Hopkinton Parks and Recreation Department has released the 2011 lineup for the Concerts on the Common:

July 10 - Westwood Swing Band
July 17 - True West - Country
July 24 - Tarren Yelle - Classic Hits
July 31 - Hopkinton Summer Concert Summer Band
August 7- Help - Beatles Cover Band
August 14 - NightWork - Blues
August 21 - Prues Blues
August 28 - Dixieland Band

Time 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Refreshments will be sold

New Fiction at the Hopkinton Lublic Library

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Here is a list of recent acquisitions in New Fiction by the Hopkinton Public Library. Find out more about these books and lots more at their website: http://www.hopkintonlibrary.org/hopkinton

Miss New India
By Mukherjee, Bharati
Anjali Bose sets off to Bangalore and quickly falls in with an ambitious crowd of young people, who have learned how to sound American by watching shows like "Seinfeld" in order to get jobs as call-center service agents. In this high-tech city, Anjali is able to confront her past and reinvent herself.

To Be Sung Underwater

July 8 Movie Night Cancelled

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The Movie on the Common for tonight, July 8, has been canceled due to expected thunderstorms. This movie will NOT play this coming Monday.

The next scheduled movie is on July 15th at 8:30 featuring How to Train Your Dragon.

Woodville Baptist Church forming new group

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Laurel G. Coolbaugh, Pastor of the Woodville Baptist Church of Hopkinton, announces formation of Expectant Moms and Moms of Infants and Toddlers...Talk & Play! group.

The Church seeks to form a weekly or bi-monthly group where moms can meet for adult conversation and relationship while watching their toddlers play together in a safe environment. The Church's Sanctuary space can be wonderfully transformed during the week into a bright, sunny, and safe "sanctuary" of play for your young ones while you enjoy coffee and adult companionship at the same time.

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Gorman Richardson and Lewis Architects celebrate 35 years

On June 30th, 77 Main Street was bustling with activity, as the offices of Gorman Richardson and Lewis Architects celebrated 35 years of serving New England. Mike Gorman and Scott Richardson started the company in 1976. Some saw this as a risky business venture as the nation was currently in the midst of an economic recession. Over the years however, GRLA has established itself as one of the premiere architecture firms in New England, working on many prominent Hopkinton based projects including Legacy Farms and EMC. Watch the HCAM News video for more on the celebration.

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