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Video: Hopkinton Welcomes Chinese Boston Marathon Runners

Hopkinton High School welcomed runners from China. Chinese students in Hopkinton performed dances and songs to welcome the runners. The event was sponsored by Golden Pond, 26.2 Foundation and the Dynasty Restaurant. See highlights below.

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Video: Watch 4th Annual Educate Hopkinton's Know Your Vote

In preparation for Annual Town Meeting, eHop (Educate, Engage, Empower Hopkinton) hosted their 4th Annual “Know Your Vote” live interactive call-in show on Monday, April 25 on HCAM-TV. The program will re-air on (Comcast 8/Verizon 30) at times tbd.

Panelists included: Town Moderator Bruce Karlin, Town Manager Norman Khumalo, Superintendent of Schools Cathy MacLeod, Selectmen Chair Ben Palleiko, School Committee Chair Ellen Scordino and Planning Board Chair Ken Weismantel. For information about what will be on the Town Meeting agenda, you can read the Town Meeting Warrant here.

View the full program below.

2016-2017 School Bus Application Deadline May 2nd

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· All students in grades 7-12 for the 2016-2017 school year, who wish to ride the school bus for 2016-2017, must apply and pay a fee for busing.

The DEADLINE: May 2, 2016

http://www.hopkinton.k12.ma.us/site/Default.aspx?PageID=602" target="new">See more information here!

Center School Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast

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Parents who have served this year as volunteers are cordially invited to a VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION BREAKFAST sponsored by the Elementary Principals on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. in the Center School Cafeteria honoring the volunteers of Preschool, Center, Elmwood, and Hopkins Schools.

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Hopkinton Middle School Drama Club presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic Cinderella

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The Hopkinton Middle School Drama Club presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella! Performances are on Friday, April 29th and Saturday, April 30th at 7:00 PM, and Sunday, May 1st at 2:00 PM in the HMS Auditorium. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students. There will be a $2 discount per ticket with any NEW, unused educational supply donations for the Project Just Because education program. Tickets may be purchased in the lobby during rehearsals the week of the show or at the door.

Author Night: Michael de la Pena

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The Friends of the Hopkinton Library present Michael C. de la Pena, Special Agent of the FBI and author on Wednesday, May 11, 7:00 PM at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts (98 Hayden Rowe Street).

Assigned as a Special Agent to the Federal Bureau of Investigations, Mr. de la Pena is a certified polygraph examiner and an FBI certified undercover agent and hostage negotiator. He is also the author of "The Coyote Wars", an FBI suspense novel featuring a family of domestic terrorists and the search for the truth to unravel a terrorist plot.

The 4th Annual Know Your Vote Forum TONIGHT, April 25 at 6:30 PM

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In preparation for Annual Town Meeting, eHop (Educate, Engage, Empower Hopkinton) will be hosting its 4th Annual “Know Your Vote” live interactive call-in show on Monday, April 25 at 6:30-8:00 pm on HCAM-TV (Comcast 8/Verizon 30). This is your chance to get the answers you need from town officials before Town Meeting.

Absentee Ballots for Town Election Available

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Absentee Ballots for the May 16, 2016 Town Election are now available at the Town Clerk’s Office. Absentee ballots are for those registered voters who will be unable to vote at the polls on election day due to: (1) absence from town during normal polling hours; or (2) physical disability preventing you from going to the polling place; or (3) religious belief.

Water Main Break Causing Discoloration or air in Water

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Please be advised that due to a major water main break last night into this morning, you may experience discoloration or air in your water. Please flush your cold water tap to help clear your pipes.

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Video: Pre-Marathon Festivities in Hopkinton

Last week was Marathon Madness in Hopkinton as numerous events occurred prior to the 120th running of the Boston Marathon. The first Woman to ever complete the Marathon, Bobbi Gibb was in Hopkinton as one of the many celebrations of the 50th anniversary since she became the first female to ever cross the Boston Marathon finish line. She talked about her story to a packed house at the Hopkinton Country Club.

Five runners from China were welcomed at Hopkinton High School. Hopkinton Mandarin and Chinese students performed dances and music to welcome the runners. 26.2 Foundation Chair, Michael Neece stated that a whole bunch of organizations came together for the welcoming celebration; "It was a spark of an idea that was given to the School Superintendent... then a whole bunch of organizations came together that included; Golden Pond, Dynasty Restaurant, the entire Chinese community in Hopkinton and a whole bunch of other organizations came together including the 26.2 foundation to put on this event."

Also last week, Hopkinton Middle School hosted their annual desire to inspire 2.62 mile run or walk in which the students completed the annual course around the school.

View Highlights of all 3 events below and be on the lookout for much more from the Boston Marathon festivities!

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