Local Police Officer Completes First Line Supervisor Training at Roger Williams University

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BRISTOL, R.I., December 8, 2017- The Justice System Training and Research Institute at Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I., in partnership with the New England Association of Chiefs of Police, recently recognized Sergeant Aaron C. O'Neil of the Hopkinton, MA Police Department for the successful completion of the “Command Training Series: First Line Supervisor Course,” a two-week comprehensive training program for police supervisory personnel.

Community Christmas Concert at St. Johns to raise money for the Mustard Seed Food Pantry Sunday 12/17

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A community Christmas concert will take place at St. John the Evangelist located on 20 Church St. in Hopkinton on Sunday December 17th at 3pm. The concert will feature the Southeastern Massachusetts Community Concert Band and the St. John Children Choir. The concert is the 19th annual benefit concert for the Mustard Seed Food Pantry in Worcester, MA. Proceeds will benefit the food pantry. All are welcome especially families and little ones.

Hopkinton Garden Club Press Release: Project Just Because Wreaths

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Hopkinton Garden Club Wreaths for Project Just Because

Hopkinton, MA; December 12, 2016

Volunteers from the Hopkinton Garden Club decorated holiday wreaths for beneficiaries of the Hopkinton based charity Project Just Because. Approximately two dozen wreaths were assembled and donated to Project Just Because for holiday deliveries. This annual wreath making program is one of several community projects sponsored by the Hopkinton Garden Club.

Hopkinton Little League Softball and Baseball Registration

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Deadline: December 31st

Hopkinton Little League is open to all children at age 5
(as of 12/31/2017 for softball and 8/31/2018 for baseball)

Video: Elmwood School Kicks Off 20th Year

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For the 20th year, Elmwood hosted the annual swearing in ceremony for their Wee Deliver program. The program allows students to learn what it's like working to operate a post office. The program helps build skills, teamwork ability as well as other applicable experiences which relate to the real world. Principal Anne Carver explained the program at the ceremony and Hopkinton Postmaster, Carl Zagame swore in the Postmasters as well as the rest of the student participants in the program. View highlights below.

Video: Hopkinton Drug Annual Open House 2017

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Hopkinton Drug hosted their annual holiday open house this past weekend. It was the 29th year in a row Hopkinton Drug hosted the Christmas themed event. The event featured holiday themed musical performances, arts & crafts for the kids, vendors, holiday snacks and a raffle of gift baskets with proceeds donated to Project Just Because. View highlights from the fun filled weekend below.

St. Paul's Invites all to Blue Christmas Sunday December 17th

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St. Paul’s Episcopal Church invites the public to a special “Blue Christmas” Service on Sunday, December 17, at 5:00 p.m. This service will include readings, candle lighting and silence and will focus on the hope and healing God offers to each one of us. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church is located at 61 Wood Street (Rte. 135) in Hopkinton.

Free​ ​Santa​ ​Event​ ​at​ ​the​ ​Hopkinton​ ​Center​ ​for​ ​the​ ​Arts

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Santa is coming to the Hopkinton Center for the Arts (HCA) on
Sunday, December 17. The public is invited to Santa’s​ ​Holiday​ ​Workshop,​ where children can create
their own ornaments, hand build a snowman out of clay, decorate a gingerbread cookie, and enjoy hot
chocolate and other treats. There will be a special meet and greet with the Holiday Disney princesses,
Holiday songs performed by the HCA’s Spotlight Troupe, and story time with the big man himself. This

Middlesex Sheriff’s Office to recognize graduates of 41st Basic Training Academy

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Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian will welcome new Corrections Officers during a ceremony marking the graduation of the MSO’s 41st Basic Training Academy (BTA) on Friday, December 8, at Lowell Memorial Auditorium. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m.
In order to graduate, recruits were required to complete 12 weeks of classroom, physical and on the job training at both the MSO Training Academy and the Middlesex Jail & House of Correction.
Lowell Police Superintendent William Taylor will provide the keynote address.

Job Posting: Public Safety Dispatcher

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The Town of Hopkinton is seeking qualified applicants for Public Safety Dispatchers to work on a per
diem (as needed) basis. Applicants must be willing to work nights, weekends, overnights, holidays and
with short notice.


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