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Holiday Hours: Recycling Center and White Metal

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Due to Christmas falling on Saturday December 25 and New Years Day falling on Saturday January 1st the Recycling Center will closed those days but will be open on Sunday December 26th and Sunday January 2nd regular hours.

White Metal Day for the month of December will be held on Saturday December 18th, 2010 from 7am-2pm at the DPW garage located at 83 Wood St instead of Saturday December 25, 2010 due to Christmas falling on that Day.

Normal White Metal Day schedule is the last Saturday of every month 7am-2pm.

Happy Holidays,

Mike Mansir
Highway Manager

Have you Made Plans for MLK Day?

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MLK Mural

Would you like to make sandwiches for the homeless, bake cookies for the hungry, or make blanets for those in need? Or do you have another idea about how you can participate in Hopkinton's 4th Annual MLK Day of Giving Back? Now is the time to start thinking and planning about how you can make a difference.

ST. PAUL’S “BLUE CHRISTMAS” SERVICE DECEMBER 19

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Are you feeling lonely and sad this Christmas? You are not alone if you are having trouble feeling joyous during this holiday season. Christmas is for many a painful reminder of what has been lost. For those dealing with financial strain, depression, grief, or illness, the holidays can be anything but happy.

Whatever the reason, if you are looking for a non-denominational service

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.

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