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Video: Michael Lisnow Respite Center 19th Annual 5K and Family Fun Day

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The Michael Lisnow respite center is in their 19th year of operation hosted their 19th annual Michael's Run. The afternoon featured the 5k as well as many activities for all ages such as face painting, yard games and more. The annual Michael's run received big support from the community once again. View more in the video below.

Water-Sewer Manager: Water Supply Update

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Good afternoon this is Eric Carty with the water and sewer department with a water supply update. Crews worked until midnight making repairs to the water system. Due to the location and size of the water main break yesterday, the system is taking longer than normal to clear up. Crews are flushing hydrants in the affected areas. We ask that you periodically try your cold water line to see if your area has cleared. Although the water is discolored from the minerals being dislodged from the inside of the pipe, it is safe to use.

Video: Push-ups for Veteran Suicide Awareness at Hopkinton Police Station

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The 22Kill organization started in 2013 and works across the nation to raise awareness for Veterans facing mental health issues. This week at the Hopkinton Police Station, members of the Hopkinton Police and Fire Department did 22 pushups + 1 more to honor the estimated 22 veterans a year that commit suicide and 1 more for active duty military that take their lives. The organization hopes to reach 22 million push-ups nationwide.

Two Degrees of Expression Exhibit in Hopkinton

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For the second exhibition of its second season, the new Hopkinton Center for the Arts Gallery presents two established artists who have developed their work in the nearby Holliston Mill studios. "Two Degrees of Expression", featuring paintings by Arlene Chaplin and woodcuts by Laurie Leavitt, runs October 17 through November 25 at the HCA Gallery, 98 Hayden Rowe St., Hopkinton, MA. A reception for the artists and the public will be held at the gallery on Friday, October 21 from 6:00 to 7:30 PM.

eHop hosting Public Forum Regarding Water Supply

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Amidst continuing extreme drought conditions, eHop has announced that it will hold a public forum titled, eHop’s Spotlight on Water (http://ehop01748.org/tag/ehop-spotlight/) on Friday, October 28, 2016 at 9:45 am – 11 :00 am at Bittersweet, 28 Main Street, Hopkinton. Hopkinton is 20” below normal levels of precipitation and the town’s dense bedrock is hindering the underground flow of limited water. As a result, some private wells are running dry and the town is readying its backup wells.

Senator Spilka Announces 2016 Senior Health & Wellness Fair

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FRAMINGHAM, MA – Senator Karen E. Spilka (D-Ashland) will host her annual Senior Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday, October 22nd at the Joseph P. Keefe Technical School in Framingham. All MetroWest seniors are invited to learn about ways to lead healthy and active lifestyles and enjoy a fun morning out in the community.

Faith Community Church is partnering with Samaritan’s Purse for Christmas Child Program

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Faith Community Church is partnering with Samaritan’s Purse to help supply gift-filled shoe boxes for children around the world through their Operation Christmas Child Program.
Operation Christmas Child is the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind and because of the generosity of people they have collected and delivered more than 135 million gift-filled shoeboxes to children in more than 150 countries and territories.

Water-Sewer Department Report Water Main Break on Briarcliff Drive

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Please be advised that due to a major water main break on Briarcliff drive, you may be experiencing air and discoloration in your water. The department has isolated and shut down the affected pipe and pressure should be returning to normal. It may take several hours for the water to clear up. We ask that you Periodically check you water and you may have to let your cold water faucet flush to clear your pipes internally.

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Eric J. Carty Water-Sewer Manager
Hopkinton Water-Sewer Dept.

Hopkinton Police Actively Investigating Crash Involving Pedestrians

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The Hopkinton Police are actively investing a motor vehicle crash in the area of 112 Hayden Rowe Street. At 10:03 am our communications center received multiple calls reporting a crash at this location. One of the callers was a mother reporting her children had been struck by a vehicle while she was pushing the stroller across the street. She also reported that her son was bleeding from his head.

Disability and Autism Supports and Services

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“We empower children and adults with developmental disabilities to lead rich, active and self-directed lives.” - Greater Marlboro Programs Inc.

Do you know a child or an adult with a developmental disability or autism who needs more supports or services? Do they need assistance with filling out an application for Mass Health, Social Security, the Department of Developmental Services, food stamps, etc.? For assistance, please send an email to: [email protected], or call Bill at: 508-485-4227 extension 1004.

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