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Friends of the Hopkinton Public Library Book Sale

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The Friends of the Hopkinton Public Library will be holding their book sale on June 11th from 9:30 AM-3:00 PM on the Town Common. Donations of books can be dropped off at either Bill's Pizza or Middlesex Savings Bank on Main Street.

HPLF's Princess Tea and Touch-A-Truck

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Two-hundred attendees, including little princesses and the special women in their lives, enjoyed the Hopkinton Public Library Foundation's Princess Tea at St. John's Parish Hall on March 11, raising nearly $7,500 for the restoration, renovation and expansion of our Library.

Hopkinton Boy Scout Troop 4 Pancake Breakfast & Silent Auction

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Hopkinton Boy Scout Troop 4 is holding a pancake breakfast and silent auction on Saturday, April 9 at St. John's Parish Center, 20 Church Street, from 7:30 to 11:30 AM. The scouts will serve original pancakes, chocolate chip pancakes, and gluten/nut/dairy free waffles. Breakfast includes sausage, juice, coffee, tea, and more! General admission is $6, $4 for senior citizens, and veterans eat free.

HHS Dismissed Early Due To Boiler Issues 4/4/16

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Dear High School Parents,

We are experiencing some heating issues today at the high school. The boilers are currently not working properly and our efforts to fix the boilers this morning are taking longer than expected. Temperatures in many of the classrooms are around 60 degrees at this time, creating a very difficult environment for teaching and learning to take place.

Deceased Male Found in Hopkinton Identified

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HOPKINTON – Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan and Hopkinton Police Chief Edward Lee have announced a positive identification of the body of an adult male found at a recycling center in Hopkinton on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Shane Priester, 39, no recent address. As this death is not considered suspicious, no additional information will be released.
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Downsizing & Selling: From Daunting to Done!

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This free seminar will be held on Tuesday, April 5th, 10:00 AM in the Hopkinton Senior Center at 28 Mayhew Street. Get answers to questions like, "What should we do with the house?" and "How do I manage a lifetime of possessions?"

Gypsy Moths & Winter Moths - What Can You Do?

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Ken Gooch, Director of the Forest Health program for the Mass Department of Conservation & Recreation, will speak about the destructive gypsy moth and winter moth pests, their impact on forests, and steps to reduce the damage they cause. The program will be on April 17, 7:00 PM at the Upton VFW, 15 Milford Street, Upton.

Free program sponsored by the Friends of Upton State Forest and the Upton Open Space Committee.

Celebrate the Jubilee of Mercy at Fatima Shrine

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The Xaverian Missionaries at Fatima Shrine (101 Summer Street, Holliston) invite you to celebrate the jubilee of mercy in the spirit of the Beatitudes. Our next gathering will be April 10th beginning at 3:30 PM and concluding at 6:00 PM. This fifth presentation will be guided by members of Catholic Charities of Boston, and the theme will be: "Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be satisfied."

All are welcome. No charge and no reservations needed.
Donations are welcomed!
For more information call (508) 429-2144

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Video: Congressman, Joseph Kennedy Speaks at Hopkinton Middle School

As the Boston Marathon nears, the Desire to inspire program is once again taking place at Hopkinton Middle School. Every year, the program features various activities which encourages students to think about what inspires them and set goals to accomplish prior to the Marathon. Congressman, Joseph Kennedy recently visited Hopkinton Middle School to talk about what inspired him to enter into public service as well as his experience running the marathon 2 years ago. Kennedy represents the Massachusetts' 4th Congressional District.

Check out the news segment and full presentation below.

Image Courtesy of Tim Kilduff

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Video: Volley Against Violence Program Expanding Across the Nation

Darlene Hayes, who is a Co-Host on HCAM’s Hopkinton Coffee Break is working with a program called Volley against Violence. The Dorchester based program features many participants from young children to teens. The goal of the program is to help decrease youth violence by providing positive experiences. The program is hosted by the Boston Police and Boston Police community association. "They pick these kids up, they play tennis with them... it's a safe place where people care about them and tennis is the healthy activity that engages them." Hayes also mentioned the program has expanded to other cities such as; Atlanta and Compton.

The program will be hosting a pasta dinner on Saturday April 9th and honoring Boston Police Superintendent-in-Chief William Goss

For more information: www.sportsmenstennis.org
You can also email Darlene: DarleneHayes@Yahoo.com

Hear more about the program in the video below.

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