Attorney General Settles with Dannon for Deceptive Yogurt Advertising

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Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley along with the Attorneys General of 38 other states entered into a $21 million settlement today with The Dannon Company, Inc. (“Dannon”), to resolve allegations that Dannon made unsubstantiated and unlawful marketing claims concerning its Activia and DanActive yogurt products.

The New Library Plan

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Hopkinton has a new library plan. The “behind Center School” plan is history. The new plan incorporates the existing building with a highly complementary and architecturally consistent structure that will, according to the Permanent Building Committee, meet the library needs of Hopkinton for the next 50 years.

Revised Plans for Library Revealed

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There was a joint meeting with several town board last night to review the revised plans for Hopkinton's proposed new library. After determining that the Center School site could not be guaranteed, designers went back to the drawing board to come up with plans for a renovation and expansion at the existiing site. Feedback on the new plans was very positive. The cost estimate for the new plan is still pending and parking issues are still being looked at.

All Things Senior Center--Annual Police Association Christmas party for Hopkinton Seniors

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Poinsettia prizes at the Police Christmas Party

T’is the season to be jolly, merry, festive, holly, and just plain ol’ happy! There’s been plenty to be jolly about at the Senior Center this past week. The center is all decked out in preparation for the holiday, looking pretty special for this Christmas season.


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Annual Street Listing forms and Mail-In Dog License Renewals will be sent out during the first week of January. Please complete and return to the Town Clerk’s Office.

Reminder for Hopkinton Dog Owners

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Any dog six months or older owned or kept by Hopkinton residents must be licenses by April 1st each year. Licenses may be obtained in person, by returning the mail-in form included wih the Annual Street Listing or by using the on-line payment system at
To apply by mail, include the form, the fee and a copy of an up-to-date rabies certificate.

For questions or more information, please contact the Town Clerk's Office at 508-497-9710.

Town Clerk Office Hours
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Youth Commission Update

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The sparsely attended Youth Commission meeting held recently at Town Hall provided updates on the various programs and groups that work with the commission. While many of the commission members were absent, an articulate and involved group of five Hopkinton High School students contributed to the December 8th open table discussions at Town Hall.

Lacking a quorum, the commission was unable to vote on any issues, but did present status updates on recent activity from the “be FREE” project and the “It Takes a Village” subcommittee.

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.


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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


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