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Networking Works! on July 28

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The Massachusetts Council of Aging (MCOA) is sponsoring a 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. This program is open to any individual who resides in MA and is 50 years and older. Networking meetings will be held at the Hopkinton COA biweekly on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 8:45 AM.

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Video: Verizon Wireless Opens in Hopkinton

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Verizon Wireless held their official Grand Opening in the newly built plaza at West Main Street. The plaza currently houses Starbucks, Unibank, Ideal Nails & Spa and now Verizon Wireless. The wireless mobile store is one of many businesses to open in Hopkinton during the recent months. West Main Street should continue to see increased traffic with the recent expansion and renovation of the Lumber Street Plaza and the newly built West Main Street plaza.

HCA Fall 2016 Classes and Workshops

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Start planning! Fall classes and workshops at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts are now online and open for registration. Classes are available for ages 3 to adult in music, dance, art, and more!

New this session are Art Meditations for adults, Hip Hop classes for teens and kids, Audition Workshops for kids, Group Guitar for adults and teens, and a new Performance Choir for teens, among other wonderful options.

Roadwork Notice 7/25-7/28 2016

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Roadwork is scheduled on the following streets. Work hours will be approximately 9am-3pm.

Monday 7/25 - Wednesday 7/27 – Hayden Rowe St – From Chestnut St to EMC Park.

Wednesday 7/27 & Thursday 7/28 – Wood St – From Rt. 495 bridges (near McIntyre Loam) to 700 ft west of Whisper Way.

Both roads will be milled and have a “grooved” surface until repaving occurs so please drive slow and use caution.

There will only be one lane of travel during the construction hours so please expect delays and seek alternate routes when possible.

Video: HCAM News 7-15-2016

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On this edition of HCAM news, a longtime Officer for the Hopkinton Police Department is retiring after 38 years of service, Ashland Legion baseball picked up a few wins in the final week of the season and we have highlights of the 10th annual Lake Maspenock Preservation Association July 4th boat parade plus much more but first here are some happenings in Hopkinton you should know about.

Project Just Because Hosts Christmas in July

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HERE COMES SANTA CLAUS...

Have you scheduled your time to sit on his lap??

Christmas in July
(fun for the whole family!)

- Hearty Appetizers - Entertainment - Yummy Desserts - Pictures with Santa and a Fabulous Auction!

(Sports Tickets, Jewelry, Certificates and So Much More!)

Bring your friends to this fantastic event!

WHEN: Wednesday, July 27th 6-10 P.M.

WHERE: Faith Community Church, 146 E. Main Street, Hopkinton

$25.00 per adult, $10 for kids ($5 more for adults at the door)

Free Pasta Dinner at St. Paul’s July 27

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The July Community Pasta Supper at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 61 Wood Street (Rte. 135) will be held at 5:30 p.m. on July 27. All are welcome to this event, which is being supported by the churches of the Hopkinton Christian Service Connection. This pasta supper is held for the community on the last Wednesday of every month.

The meal will feature pasta (gluten free available), vegetarian tomato sauce, meatballs on the side, green salad, bread, beverages, and dessert.

The pasta supper is free, although donations will be accepted.

Happiness is a Daily Practice

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Inspired by this summer’s book pick, The Happiness Project, and backed by her own experience as well as science-based trainings, Mary Starr Green will share some simple ways to boost contentment and joy in everyday life. The program takes place at the Hopkinton Senior Center on Wednesday, August 3 at 7:00 PM, and is sponsored by the Hopkinton Public Library. The evening will include some “hands-on” practice and a bonus take-home gift to all who attend!

Video: Ten Students Complete Camp Bailout

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Ten students graduated this years Ashland Fire Department's Camp Bailout. The program allows teenage girls between 12 and 19 to explore what it's like to work in the fire and emergency medical service professions. Participants in the program had the opportunity to learn and use equipment and also talk to industry professionals. Sara Jordan of the Hopkinton Fire Department was one of the instructors of Camp Bailout; "The students were great they all worked very well together, they worked with us, they were very receptive, asked lots of questions and I think they learned a lot."

Fatima Shrine Update 7-20-2016

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HI! My Friends,

Peace and joy on you and your loved ones. I trust this note finds you well, enjoying another nice, sunny, warm summer day. Here at Fatima Shrine we continue to be busy but happy... in the end no reason to complain.

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