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Hopkinton Republican Town Committee Caucus Nominates Experienced Candidates

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In the Hopkinton Republican Town Committee Caucus on Friday April 8th, experienced candidates were nominated for town elected positions. Claire Wright was endorsed for Board of Selectmen, Henry Kunicki for Town Clerk, Tom Garabedian for Town Moderator, Eric Sonnett for Parks and Recreation, Nancy Kelleigh for Hopkinton Housing Authority, Philip Cohen for Board of Health and Cliff Kistner for Planning Board.
Sonnett, Kelleigh and Cohen are all running for re-election to their current positions.

6th Annual Friends of Hopkinton Football Golf Outing 2016

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***SAVE THE DATE -- FRIDAY JUNE 24, 2016***

Mark your calendar and kick the summer off at the 2016 Friends of Hopkinton Football Golf Tournament on Friday June 24th at 8:30 a.m. at the Shining Rock Golf Club.
Please join us for golf, BBQ, raffle prizes and good friends - all to support the Hiller Football program!

The registration and sponsor forms are attached.
THANK YOU for your support!

Hopkinton artisans open their homes April 30

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Whitehall Artisans invite the public to tour their home studios, all located in Hopkinton around picturesque Lake Whitehall, on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors to their individual studios will be able to view the artists’ works, see how they are made, ask questions and purchase original pieces.

Message from the Town Clerks Office: Annual Town Meeting 2016

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At the March 1, 2016 Presidential Primary election, it came to my attention that Parking was an issue. I would like to remind voters of the different entrances for Town Meeting and Town Election.

Town of Hopkinton Seeks Full Time Administrative Manager for Police Department

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Under the direct supervision of the Police Chief, the Administrative Manager will provide administrative support to the Police Department.

Hopkinton Police Seek Assistance in Preventing Crime

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The Hopkinton Police Department is asking community members to take an active role in helping us prevent crime. Unfortunately, our community has been targeted by organized thieves who target vehicles in parking lots. Aside from these thieves most of the property stolen in town is the result of crimes of opportunity involving unlocked cars and homes. We are asking everyone to partner with us to prevent property crimes.

Don’t make your valuables an easy target!

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Video: Selectmen Promote Stephen Slaman to Permanent Fire Chief

The Board of Selectmen reviewed Fire Chief Stephen Slaman. Slaman has served as active Fire Chief since Chief Ken Clark retired at the end of 2015.

Slaman was one of the final 2 candidates in the initial search process for a new Fire Chief, after the other candidate, current Framingham Chief, Gary Daugherty dropped his candidacy just prior to a selectmen meeting in December. Selectmen decided to reopen the search process while appointing Slaman as interim chief.

Many residents disagreed with decision and felt it was unfair to Slaman to not give him the position permanently. The board readdressed the Fire Chief position at the January 5th meeting and decided to appoint Slaman as Fire Chief until the final day in March and in the meantime decide if the search process should be reopened.

At the April 5th meeting, Selectmen expressed satisfaction with what they saw during Stephen Slaman's time as Fire chief.

View the video segment below for more.

The Harlem Wizards are Back!

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The Harlem Wizards are back at Hopkinton High School on Sunday, April 10 to play against the Hopkinton Public Schools staff! Doors open at 1:00 PM and the game is at 2:00 PM. Tickets bought in advance here are $12 for students and $15 for general admission, tickets at the door are $15 for students and $18 for general admission, and courtside plus tickets are $30.

For more information, click here. Part of the proceeds go to the HPTA.

Board of Selectmen name Stephen Slaman as Permanent Fire Chief

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Tonight the Board of Selectmen reviewed Fire Chief Stephen Slaman and decided to officially appoint Slaman as permanent Fire Chief. After narrowing down the list of candidates to replace Chief Ken Clark who retired at the end of 2015 to 2 candidates, Selectmen were faced with a dilemma when one of the candidates, current Framingham Chief, Gary Daugherty dropped his candidacy for the position.

Be Refreshed – Finding Serenity in Simplicity

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Exhausted. Overwhelmed. Overscheduled. Sound familiar? Today’s velocity of life can consume and control us... until our breakneck pace begins to feel normal and expected. That’s where the danger lies: when we spend our lives doing things that keep us busy but don’t really matter, we sacrifice the things that do.

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