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All Star Reading Program at the Library

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Reading to, and with, your child is the most important thing that parents can do to support their developing reader. Please join Superintendent, Cathy MacLeod and Center School Principal, Lauren Dubeau for an informative series focused on supportive reading strategies parents can use to make reading together stress-free and fun!

Rachel Runs For Friend

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I am running the Boston Marathon this year for my dear friend, Kevin Bossart.

Kevin recently suffered cardiac arrest due to a prior existing heart condition - this occurrence left Kevin in a coma. Kevin has made a miraculous recovery that is astounding everyone, including his doctors!

Although, Kevin's road to recovery is just beginning. I am trying to raise $3000.00 for Kevin and his family to try and ease some of the financial strain that will soon be coming their way.

Hopkinton Destination Imagination Teams Advance

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On Mar 8th, 9 Destination Imagination (DI) teams from Hopkinton participated in the Region 7 tournament held at Uxbridge High School. 6 of those teams bagged the first or the second place in their respective categories. And 4 of these teams advance to the State level tournament to be held at WPI on 3/29/2014. We would like to congratulate all the teams for putting up an excellent show, and wish the advancing teams the very best for their next round of competition at WPI.

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Hopkinton Wellness Fair Is Back

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The Hopkinton Public Schools and Wellness Department invites you to their 12th Annual Wellness Fair. They have collaborated with professionals and vendors in a variety of areas to provide a fun and educational experience. All ages are encouraged to attend, as there will be activities for all! For more information on this event please see our website –.Hopkinton Wellness Fair.


Hopkinton Wellness Fair
Saturday, March 8, 2014
11am-2pm
Hopkinton High School

Hopkinton Public Library Foundation’s 26 Pledge March to the Marathon

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This year, Hopkinton Public Library Foundation has its largest Marathon team to date! But we still need YOU to help us March to the Marathon.

Now is your chance to become a part of Hopkinton history! From March 1st until Marathon Monday on April 21st, we're setting our own Marathon training challenge -- 26 new pledges supporting 1000 Homes for Hopkinton Library! YOU can meet this challenge by becoming 1 of the 1000 Homes for Hopkinton Library by pledging $1,000 toward the restoration, renovation and expansion of our most inclusive community asset.

HHS Presents Vietnam War Drama

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Hopkinton High School’s drama students on March 13 to 15 will present “A Piece of My Heart,” Shirley Lauro’s emotionally charged play depicting the experiences of nurses serving in Vietnam.

The play, which the Vietnam Vets Association calls “the most enduring play on Vietnam in the nation,” portrays the young nurses before, during, and after their tour and ends as each leaves a personal token at the Vietnam memorial wall in Washington. It was adapted from Keith Walker’s 1986 book of the same name, which included oral histories from 26 women who served in Vietnam.

Beat the Beep: Replace Aging CO Alarms – They Don’t Last Forever

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Carbon monoxide (CO) alarms have been required in nearly every residence since March of 2006. The life expectancy of carbon monoxide alarms is 5-7 years, depending on the alarm manufacturer. Many CO alarms installed after the state’s CO law was passed are now reaching the end of their useful life and need to be replaced. No home appliance lasts forever.

The life of a CO alarm begins once it is first powered up. Most CO alarms have a date of manufacture stamped on them, which can be used as a guide if the activation date was not recorded.

Change Clocks and Batteries

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Next weekend means March 9, 2014. The official change of time begins at 2 a.m. early on Sunday morning when most computer and electronic clocks will automatically reset themselves and jump one hour ahead. So instead of 2 a.m., the clocks will show 3 a.m.

Daylight Saving Time is a way of making better use of the daylight in the evenings by setting the clocks forward one hour during the longer days of summer. In the United States, the time will fall back again on Nov. 2, 2014, when DST ends.

Upper Charles Rail Trail Public Forum

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Dear Trail Friends,

We invite you to attend the 2014 Upper Charles Rail Trail Public Forum on Saturday, March 8th from 9:00 AM to noon at the Ashland Community Center at 162 West Union Street (Rte 135) in Ashland, MA.

The Upper Charles Rail Trail in Your Town – Connecting Our Communities is a forum of current status, future plans and benefits of a regional approach to rail trail developments. Meet and Greet will be from 9:00 to 9:30 AM.

Principal Martineau Squashes Rumors At Hopkins

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It has come to my attention that there is a rumor spreading amongst Hopkins students that a student injured a staff member at Hopkins School. I would like to clearly communicate that there is no truth to this rumor. Although the Hopkinton Paramedics were called to Hopkins School yesterday, it was due to a student medical issue (purely precautionary). I appreciate parents reaching out to Hopkins School and sharing that this information was spreading amongst Hopkins students.

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