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Video: Hopkinton Women's Club Meet the Candidates Night

The Hopkinton Women's Club hosted their annual Meet The Candidates night at HCAM. The program is meant to introduce town election candidates to the community. View this years candidates and watch the entire broadcast below.

BOARD OF SELECTMEN, For 3 years, Vote for 2 – Contested Race
Brendan T. Tedstone
Michael P. Umina, Sr.
Margaret A. Wiggin
Claire B. Wright

TOWN MODERATOR, For 3 years, Vote for 1 – Contested Race
Bruce G. Karlin
Thomas J. Garabedian

TOWN CLERK, For 3 years, Vote for 1 – Contested Race
Connor B. Degan
Henry R. Kunicki

BOARD OF ASSESSORS, For 3 years, Vote for 1
Mary Jo LaFreniere

BOARD OF HEALTH, For 3 years, Vote for 1
Philip A. Cohen
Jennifer C. Flanagan

BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES, For 3 years, Vote for 2
Michael J. McNamara
Susan E. Porter

CEMETERY COMMISSIONER, For 3 years, Vote for 1
John L. Palmer

COMMISSIONERS OF TRUST FUND, For 3 years, Vote for 1
Maureen Bumiller

CONSTABLE, For 3 years, Vote for 1 – Contested Race
Michael P. Umina, Sr.
Michael A. Hayes

HOPKINTON HOUSING AUTHORITY, For 5 years, Vote for 1 – Contested Race
Nancy E. Kelleigh,
Emily R. D’Urso,

COMMISSIONERS OF PARKS & RECREATION, For 3 years, Vote for 1 – Contested Race
F. Eric Sonnett,
Kelly W. Karp,

PLANNING BOARD, For 5 years, Vote for 2
Clifford D. Kistner,
David M. Paul,

SCHOOL COMMITTEE, For 3 years, Vote for 1
Nancy M. Richards-Cavanaugh

Polls are open 7:00am-8:00pm on Monday, May 16.

Registration now open for the 4th Annual Live4Evan Memorial 5k

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Registration now open for the 4th Annual Live4Evan Memorial 5k. This year's race will be held on Saturday, September 10 & new this year - onsite babysitting will be available!
Here's the link to register - do it now before all of the spring activities & summer vacation plans get in the way! Not a runner? That's ok, walkers are welcome!
https://racewire.com/register.php?id=6460
This is a great fundraiser for Hopkinton's own Live4Evan Charity which raises funds for those affected by cardiac disease.

April is National Donate Life Month!

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Donation & Transplantation FAQ’s
What is National Donate Life Month (NDLM)? A month to
celebrate those who have received transplants, to recognize
those who continue to wait, to honor donors and donor families
and to thank registered donors for giving hope.

Who can be a donor? People of all ages and medical histories
should consider themselves potential donors. Your medical condition
at the time of death will determine what organs and tissue can be donated.

Fatima Day at the Shrine in Holliston

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On Friday May 13th, the Xaverian Missionaries will hold the traditional Fatima Day celebration in honor of Our Lady at Fatima Shrine, 101 Summer Street in Holliston. It will be our first Fatima Day of 2016. This year’s theme is connected to the Extraoirdinary Jubilee of Mercy - Mary Mother of Mercy. The main celebrant and homilist will be Fr. Adolph Menendez, sx. Fr. Adolph served for almost 30 years in the missions: first in Japan and then in Mexico. At present he is in Holliston involved in mission education and pastoral ministry.

Networking Works!

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The Massachusetts Council of Aging (MCOA) is launching a new Regional Networking Group program right in your local area to support and assist people 50+ years old who are looking for a new job or guidance in transitioning into a new career direction.

Becoming an active member of your local Regional Networking Group program will provide you with a regularly scheduled and professional forum to develop new relationships and acquire critical skills to help you in your career transition.

The Hopkinton Women's Club Meet the Candidates Night TONIGHT, April 27 at 7:00 PM

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The Hopkinton Women's Club is holding its annual Meet the Candidates Night on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at 7:00 PM in the HCAM-TV studio. We encourage townspeople to attend and ask questions of those citizens running for office in the May 16th Town Election. Home viewers will have the opportunity to pose questions to the candidates using a phone number posted on the TV screen. Questions can also be e-mailed ahead of time or that evening to live@hcam.tv.

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Video: Hopkinton Students Take Part in Marathon Wreath Ceremony

The Consulate General of Greece was in attendance at the Boston State House to present the olive branch wreaths distributed to the Boston Marathon winners. In the highlights below, the Hopkinton Middle School chorus sung the Greek National Anthem and Hopkinton students were also awarded in the Marathon essay contest.

"The sport of Marathon-ing derived from the 26 mile run from Athenian soldiers from the battle plain of Marathon, Greece back to Athens to protect their city from the Persian Army's 2nd attack. The victory at Marathon, Greece was pivotal in the preservation of Greek civilization and their revolutionary political system of democracy."

Some Hopkinton Middle School students took home awards in the Alpha Omega Marathon Education Committee essay contest. "The committee serves to encourage appreciation of the civic responsibility and bravery ancient Greeks demonstrated at the battle of marathon."

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Video: Hopkinton Welcomes Chinese Boston Marathon Runners

Hopkinton High School welcomed runners from China. Chinese students in Hopkinton performed dances and songs to welcome the runners. The event was sponsored by Golden Pond, 26.2 Foundation and the Dynasty Restaurant. See highlights below.

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Video: Watch 4th Annual Educate Hopkinton's Know Your Vote

In preparation for Annual Town Meeting, eHop (Educate, Engage, Empower Hopkinton) hosted their 4th Annual “Know Your Vote” live interactive call-in show on Monday, April 25 on HCAM-TV. The program will re-air on (Comcast 8/Verizon 30) at times tbd.

Panelists included: Town Moderator Bruce Karlin, Town Manager Norman Khumalo, Superintendent of Schools Cathy MacLeod, Selectmen Chair Ben Palleiko, School Committee Chair Ellen Scordino and Planning Board Chair Ken Weismantel. For information about what will be on the Town Meeting agenda, you can read the Town Meeting Warrant here.

View the full program below.

2016-2017 School Bus Application Deadline May 2nd

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· All students in grades 7-12 for the 2016-2017 school year, who wish to ride the school bus for 2016-2017, must apply and pay a fee for busing.

The DEADLINE: May 2, 2016

http://www.hopkinton.k12.ma.us/site/Default.aspx?PageID=602" target="new">See more information here!

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