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Hopkinton Garden Club 2017 Scholarship Recipient

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The recipient of the 2017 Hopkinton Garden Club Scholarship is Phoebe Lind. Phoebe was awarded the scholarship at Hopkinton High School Awards Ceremony earlier in June. Phoebe will be attending George Washington University this fall to pursue a degree in International Affairs with a concentration in Environmental Studies. The Garden Club will be accepting scholarship applications again next spring and will also consider applications for horticulture classes throughout the year.

Hopkinton Downtown Improvements to Main Street (Route 135) Project Public Forum

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The Town of Hopkinton has created a survey to solicit input from residents as to when they would most likely be able to attend a Public Forum regarding the Downtown Improvements to Main Street (Route 135) Project. The Town of Hopkinton would like to best schedule this forum at a time preferred by the majority of our resident respondents.

Please fill out the SURVEY here.

Horribles Parade Remembered

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The Hopkinton Horribles Parade started in the 30’s with my great grandfather James McIntyre encouraging the neighborhood kids to dress up and decorate bikes and march up and down Pleasant Street. Over the years it transformed to include the whole town. In the 50’s the parade route would start on Pleasant Street and end on Wood Street where McIntyre Loam is now. There would be a big town cook out with food and pony rides.

Hopkinton Veterans' Breakfast 14 July 2017

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Dear Veterans and Friends:

Bless you for celebrating a patriotic Fourth of July -- Independence Day. Take a few moments for Lee Greenwood to add his inspiring message.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q65KZIqay4E

Your comrades are hoping to share breakfast -- which includes chipped beef -- on 14 July 2017, at 0900 hours at the Senior Center. Fellow veterans served in all military branches, and are prone to reminisce and swap stories from their personal experiences.

DCR Seeks Applicants for Lifeguard Positions at Hopkinton State Park this Summer

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HOPKINTON – Today, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) has announced that the agency is continuing its efforts to recruit individuals with a desire to become a lifeguard at Hopkinton State Park in the Town of Hopkinton. DCR lifeguards are professional rescuers who are trained to prevent injuries from occurring, and to respond in the event of an emergency to help save a life. As part of a team, lifeguards must work together calmly and efficiently to manage crisis situations.

Hopkinton's Horrible's Parade July 4 at Noon

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The Annual Hopkinton Horrible's Parade will start at Noon on Tuesday July 4th.
Floats and participants will be gathering at the Common at 11:30 am.
All entries welcome as this year's theme is "Hopkinton Pride." Prizes will be awarded.

To enter or for more information, call Dan McIntyre at 508-868-5424.

Roadwork Notice: Crack sealing work will begin on Wednesday June 28th

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Crack sealing work will begin on Wednesday June 28th on the following streets. One lane of traffic will be open at all times. Work is expected to take about 10 days to complete. Work hours will be approximately 7am-4pm. Please do not park any vehicles in the street as it will prevent the contractor from completing the work.

Clinton St, West Elm St, Alexander Rd, Briarcliff Dr, Fruit St, Stone Crossing Way, Westfield Rd, Hemlock Dr, Huckleberry Rd, Nicholas Rd, Roosevelt Ln, Thayer Heights Rd, Ursla Dr, Split Rock Rd & Mayhew St.

Community Notice: Water Restrictions due to Water Tank Demolition

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The Town Water & Sewer Manager Eric Carty has sent out the following message regading water use restrictions. The smaller water tank on Grove Street will be drained prior to demolition next month, this will temporarily affect the available water supply. See more below.

Fatima Shrine Update 6-26-2017

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HI! My Friends,

GOOD EVENING and blessings on you and yours. I trust all of you are enjoying these nice and sunny days. Maybe summer is finally here...

Hopkinton Town Hall Renovation Update

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Due to flooding at Hopkinton Town Hall caused by a broken water pipe on Tuesday April 11th, Town Hall remains temporarily closed down and town offices remain at temporary remote locations.

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