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St. Patrick's Day at the Senior Center

Watch the latest edition of "All Things Senior Center" with Punky Drawe as Hopkinton's seniors celebrate St. Patrick's Day.

"You don't have to be Irish to celebrate St. Patrick's Day," said Punky "because everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day."

Hopkinton Phone Directory Photo Contest

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The Hopkinton Women’s Club is sponsoring a town wide contest. We are looking for a creative photo for the cover of the Hopkinton Phone Directory and artwork for note cards. If you are an aspiring photographer or even an accomplished one, please enter our contest.

Hopkinton Named “Best Place to Live” by Boston Magazine

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According to Boston Magazine, finding the best place to live is all about your stage in life and your lifestyle. Are you just starting out, looking to downsize or ready to trade-up? If you’re ready to trade-up, the magazine lists Hopkinton as one the “best places” to live.

“With prosperous neighborhoods, good schools and half-century old grocery and drugstores, Hopkinton is indeed a Rockwellian throw-back that seems farther removed from the city life than the 26 miles that separate the town, the start of the marathon, from Boston.”

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E-Books at the Library

With the growing popularity of e-readers and e-books, you might be wondering which e-reader to buy, where you can get books in digital format, and if they're available at your local library. HCAM News met with Library Director Rownak Hussain to find out what's available in digital format at the Hopkinton Public Library.

E-books are accessed from the library's website and are accessible from the computer workstations at the library, or from the convenience of your computer at home.

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Birthdays at the Senior Center

On the second Thursday of every month, the Hopkinton Senior Center provides a free lunch, birthday cake included, for those seniors whose birthdays fall in that month. Check out the HCAM News video as HCAM News reporter Nancy "Punky" Drawe tells us all about the March birthday lunch.

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HCAM News Visit the Wellness Fair

The 9th Annual Family Fun Day and Wellness Fair took place on Saturday, March 12 at the high school gym and cafeteria. Over 30 vendors participated in this 4-hour long event designed to educate the public about health, safety and wellness. In addition to local representatives from the HPTA, Hopkinton Drug, Colella's Supermarket, the YMCA, the Hopkinton Police and Fire Department, there were also activities for children and health screenings for adults.

Check out the HCAM News video for some highlights of the day.

Electronic Recycling Today

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Have a old TV or computer monitor taking up space? Recycle it for a small fee and support the Grace United Methodist Church. Items can be recycled today between 9AM and 2PM at 61 Wood Street in the parking lot of the Grace Methodist Church.

Keyboards, cell phones, batteries are bikes are FREE.

Also accepting white goods including monitors, microwaves, AC units, lawn mowers and snow blowers with gas removed, exercise equipment and TVs.

$5 dollars for each monitor or computer
$10 any appliance or small TV
$15 any TV over 20"


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He is a deaf sheltie of 13 years. He is also arthritic. He was last seen by School Street near the water tower. He is brown, blackish and has a large white tuft. He will go toward someone and bark to let them know he wants to be fed. He is very friendly and loveable. His name is Rascal. If you open your arms out wide he just may run to you or if you slap your legs. He had a blue electric fence collar on as well as another collar with a little bell and his name and our phone number. He also has a chip in him so a vet can scan and locate his home information.

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Wellness Fair and Family Fun Day on Saturday

The 9th Annual Family Fun Day and Wellness Fair takes place on Saturday, March 12 from 10am to 2pm at the Hopkinton High School cafeteria and gym. The event will showcase more than 30 groups, organizations, and businesses that promote health, safety, and fitness. Visit the interactive booths, learn about healthy foods and products, participate in “fit and fun” challenges, and get your health and fitness questions answered. The event, which is free and open to the public, will feature free screenings such as blood pressure checks, and informational exhibits on nutrition, sun safety and more. Bring your family for the moon bounce, and a “play around” session with the Vegetable Circus at the HPTA Wellness and Health booth. Founded in 2005, The Vegetable Circus program uses circus & movement arts to teach children how to take control of their own health.

For more information, contact Jill Leach at [email protected] .

For an invitation from the Wellness Teachers at Hopkinton High, watch the video below.

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All About Hopkinton's Veterans

Thanks to Hopkinton resident and HCAM-TV Producer Hank Allessio, along with Host and Veteran Dick Gooding, Hopkinton's veterans have a chance to tell their stories. Allessio produces a show for HCAM-TV entitled Veterans Remember. The half-hour show is an interview format and allows veterans, both young and old, to talk about their war experience.


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