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SUNDAY TAPS VIGIL December 5 , 2010

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Please join the Hopkinton Veteran’s Celebration Committee on SUNDAY, December 5 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”.

Arrest Made in Break In at Cornell's

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On Friday 26 November 2010 at approximately 09:10 AM, Hopkinton Police responded to the Cornell Restaurant/Pub for a reported past breaking and entry. It was determined that the suspect had gained entry to the restaurant by means of the roof. The telephone lines and electric meter had been disabled by the suspect. A safe containing the restaurant receipts had been stolen.

The investigation led by Hopkinton police officers and detectives culminated in the arrest of:

Steven Moschini, 31, of 13 Clinton Street, Hopkinton, Mass. on the following charges:

Boy Scout Christmas Tree Sale Starts this Weekend

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Hopkinton Boy Scout Troup 1 is selling fresh cut Christmas trees again this year. The tree lot behind Colella's Supermarket opens the day after Thanksgiving, Friday, November 26th at noon. The trees are traditional and fragrant select Balsam Fir and the dark greeen, sturdy-branched Fraser Fir.

The scouts will be selling trees until they are gone. Hours are listed below:

Wednesdays and Thursdays from 4PM to 8PM
Fridays from 4PM to 9PM
Saturdays from 8AM to 9PM
Sundays from 8:30AM to 6PM

Where The Waters Meet

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Author and lecturer Michael Tougias presented a highly informative narrated slide show about the Quabbin Reservoir last Tuesday, November 16 at the library. The show featured an exploration of the Quabbin history and a look at the natural history of the surrounding reservoir area.

Sponsored jointly by the library and the Hopkinton Garden Club, the 50 minute show filled the presentation hall of the library with over 59 guests.

New Committees Formed to Manage Downtown Improvements and Town Buildings

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Two new committees, the Downtown Initiative Steering Committee and the Town Buildings Study Committee have been established by Town Manager Norman Khumalo to aid with the planning and ultimate completion of improvements to the downtown area.

Community Preservation Committee Takes Requests

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The Community Preservation Committee (CPC) closed the book on any new project proposals at its scheduled meeting held on November 17. A number of new projects were added to the list and will be considered for CPA funds.

Hopkinton Needs Sidewalk Plan

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Chairman Joe Markey began the Planning Board’s discussion of sidewalks at their November 9th meeting by saying that Hopkinton doesn’t have a sidewalk plan, but that now would be an opportune time for the Planning Board to begin work on documenting priorities and preparing a plan. Although not directly responsible for sidewalk maintenance, the board frequently encounters sidewalk issues when reviewing and approving site plans.

One of the goals set by the Planning Board in July was to work with the Department of Public Works (DPW) to develop a comprehensive sidewalk plan.

All Things Senior Center--Thanksgiving at the Woodville Rod and Gun Club

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Turkeys outside the senior center--just in time for Thanksgiving!

My Thanksgiving tradition—re-running the column I wrote about Thanksgiving dinner at the Woodville Rod and Gun Club. For those of you who may remember it, I hope you enjoy it all over again. For those of you who have never read it, I hope you enjoy it for the first time.

Planning Begins for 2011 MLK Day of Giving Back

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Don’t miss the opportunity to take part in what has quickly become a tradition in Hopkinton. Mark your calendars now for Hopkinton’s Fourth Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Giving Back on Monday, January 17. In 2008, 400 Hopkinton students, families and friends participated in this community wide day of giving back. In 2009, the number grew to over 700 participants, and organizers are hoping to top that number for 2011.

Let Keefe Tech Build Your Dream Home!

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Keefe Technical School in Framingham is now accepting applications for their 2011/2012 House Building Program.
Students from Keefe’s Carpentry, Electrical and Plumbing Programs will construct your dream home from the ground up!

Residents from Ashland, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton and Natick may apply if they own property or have an option to buy property.

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