Planning for Relay for Life Begins

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On Sunday, January 30, 20 members of the Hopkinton Relay For Life Planning Committee visited the Hope Lodge in Boston to make dinner for the residents. More than 50 guests enjoyed a wonderful spaghetti dinner and the Committee members enjoyed the opportunity to meet the residents. Hope Lodge is a temporary residence facility available for cancer patients undergoing outpatient treatment at the Boston hospitals. Patients are able to stay, free of charge, at the Hope Lodge for the duration of their treatment.

Veterans' Breakfast This Friday

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An Invitation from Hank Allessio

On Friday, 4 February 2011, the Senior Center will host the Vets Breakfast. The continuing theme is camaraderie, community, and plenty of food. What better way to meet your buddies? The Senior Center mess hall will have chipped beef ready for you, and -- most important -- it takes only
a few good friends to have an enjoyable get-together.

Your friends will be there at or before 0900 hours, probably already in line for the 3-buck bargain. Invite friends, especially those without

Taps Vigil February 6

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Please join the Hopkinton Veteran’s Celebration Committee on SUNDAY, February 6 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”.

February 1 Cancellations/Closings

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Due to the impending snowstorm, all schools will follow an Early Dismissal schedule.

High School and Middle School -- Released at 10:45AM
Elmwood School - Released at 11:25AM
Hopkins School - Released at 12:05PM
AM K, Full-Day K and Grade 1 - Released at 12:05PM - No afternoon K

Hopkinton Senior Center will close at 12 noon --NO LUNCH

Volunteer Opportunity Fair & HPTA General Meeting CANCELLED

January Photos

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Now you can see all of our photos for the month of January at Scene in Hopkinton. What happened in Hopkinton? Pictures tell the story.

January 26 Snow Cancellations

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Trash and recycling pick up is on the regular schedule today, Thursday January 27, 2011


Due to the inclement weather, there is no school in Hopkinton today. All after school activities are cancelled.

Find Your Perfect Dress This Saturday

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The basement of the O’Loughlin home in Hopkinton is draped with an assortment of formal gowns and dresses as the Leos -- along with members of the HPTA -- prep for this year’s Perfect Dress fundraiser. Brittany O’Loughlin, Leos President, and her friends admire a few personal favorites: a fuchsia, full-length column dress with delicate beading, a black and white graphic strapless mini with a bubble skirt, and a sequined, teal ball gown worthy of any prom queen.

MLK Day Speaker Extols Responsibility and Volunteerism

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Shortly after 9/11, during the days of national shock, Sarah Varadian knew she had to do something. She listened to George Bush lash out against the terrorists and the oppressive regimes they supported. The President urged school children to give a dollar to charities that
work to educate children in areas like Afghanistan. Give a dollar to build schools where extremists condemned education, especially for women. This was the defining moment for Varadian. A dollar was a good idea, but for her, a dollar was not enough.

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MLK Day of Giving Back A Success!

20 fleece scarves for the homeless, 108 Valentines for seniors and 86 pints of blood; these are just a few of the many achievements completed at Hopkinton’s 4th Annual MLK Day of Giving Back.

For the fourth year in a row, Hopkinton residents came together on Martiin Luther King Day to give back.

"We're joining thousands and thousands of youth and adults who are volunteering on this national day of service," said Committee Chair and MLK Day creator Linda Katz.

Hopkinton Networkers Group Meets January 21

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The agenda for this Friday's Hopkinton Networkers Group (HNG) meeting will be featured by our speaker, Stephen Balzac. The facilitator for this week will be Cheryl Harvey. We will devote the first hour, from 10 to 11 AM to the following agenda: Welcome, Landings, Announcements, New Member Intros, and Needs & Leads. Please arrive early, so we can make every effort to start on time. In the second hour, Steve will talk about "Interviewing For Success: How to Find, and Land, Your Dream Job."


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