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Hopkinton Garden Club Awards Scholarships

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The Hopkinton Garden Club is pleased to announce its scholarship awards of $600 each to Maddie Juffras and Erik Fliegauf. Maddie and Erik are both Hopkinton residents and 2015 graduates of Hopkinton High School.

Maddie will be attending the University of New Hampshire majoring in Environmental Science. Greatly enjoying the outdoors, Maddie’s studies will focus on environmental protection. Erik is headed for Harvard University majoring in Urban Studies and Sustainability. His goal is to work as an urban planner, making cities more sustainable and vibrant places to live.

Roadwork Notice

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Rubber Chip Seal resurfacing work is scheduled for Wednesday, July 8 with a rain date of Thursday, July 9 on the following streets.

Proctor St – From Saddle Hill Rd to the cul-de-sac.
Walker St – Full length.
Oakhurst Rd - Full length.
Ash St – From Stone Crossing Rd to Coburn Rd.

Proctor St and Walker St will be closed while the Rubber Chip Seal is being applied.

Oakhurst Rd and Ash St will have one lane of traffic open during construction.

Please expect delays and seek alternate routes when possible.

Project Just Because Christmas in July Fundraiser

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The 4th Annual Christmas in July Fundraiser and Silent Auction will take place on Thursday, July 23 from 7:00-10:00 PM at the Upper Town Hall at 703 Washington Street in Holliston, MA. There will be Beer and wine, hors d'oeuvres, entertainment and a chance to get on Santa's good side early.

90% of monetary donations for Project Just Because come in November and December, yet they are here 12 months a year with 20 programs throughout. They need funding now!

Pink Drink Night Raises $16K for Library Expansion

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250 ladies celebrated the start of summer at Hopkinton Public Library Foundation’s “Pink Drink Night” on Wednesday, June 24. This fun night of tasting and shopping raised $16,000 for the Library renovation and expansion project set to break ground this fall.

B.A.A. Announces 2016 Boston Marathon Registration Dates

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Registration Opens Monday, September 14, at 10:00 a.m. ET

BOSTON - Registration for the 2016 Boston Marathon will open on Monday, September 14, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. ET. The B.A.A. will use the same process to register qualified runners as it used for the Boston Marathon in 2013, 2014, and 2015, allowing the fastest qualifiers in their gender and age group to register first.

Fatima Day in July at the Shrine in Holliston

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On Monday, July 13, the Xaverian Missionaries will hold the traditional Fatima Day celebration in honor of Our Lady. It is going to be our third Fatima Day of 2015. This year’s theme is on Our Blessed Mother Mary in the writings of St. Guido M. Conforti, founder of the Xaverian Missionaries. There will be a sing-along at 6:30 PM with Mass at 7:00 PM. At 8:00 PM, there will be a Rosary and Candlelight procession followed by refreshments served in the Shrine’s Hall. The main celebrant and homilist will be Fr. Joe Matteucig, sx. Fr.

Hopkinton Marine will be at Center School July 2nd to talk about the U.S. Flag

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As we near Independence Day, Flag of Hope is proud to announce that Bob Lavoie, a Marine who proudly fought at Iwo Jima and witnessed the flag raising first hand will be at Center School in front of Team Hoyt's statue, sharing some great stories about the battle and what the US Flag means to him. It's not what you would expect. Come talk to Bob and thank him for his service. The event is set to begin at 10:00 am.

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Video: HCAM News 6-19-2015

On this edition of HCAM News, we’ll tell you about the Hillers Basketball Camp, The class of 2015 had their senior night ceremonies and Hillers softball played a couple post season games but first, Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito met with local business leaders and town officials at town hall to discuss the community compact cabinet, which is an effort set forth by the Statehouse to work more closely with Massachusetts cities and towns.

Grand Opening of Sandy Beach Postponed to Tuesday.

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Hopkinton Parks and Recreation has postponed the Grand Opening of Sandy Beach to Tuesday, June 30th 5:30-7:30 due to impending weather. It looks like much better beach weather next week for a celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony.

It will be an informal, fun, family-friendly event and enjoy the new and improved Sandy Beach!!!!!!!

There will be Hot dogs & Chips, Lemonade, an Ice Cream Truck and Parks and Rec will be selling beach passes as well, and maybe some 300th anniversary items too.

Senator Spilka Receives Marathon Wreath for State House Display

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BOSTON – Consul General of Greece in Boston Ifigenia Kanara, Tim Kilduff of the 26.2 Foundation and Hopkinton Selectman Brian Herr presented a gold olive branch wreath from Marathon, Greece to Senate President Stan Rosenberg and Senator Karen Spilka at the State House last week. The wreath will be displayed in Senate Room 428 of the State House in a permanent exhibit of artifacts of importance from districts across the state.

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