Video: Meet New Hopkinton Public Library Adult Services Librarian, Jessi McCarthy

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The previous Hopkinton Public Library Adult Services Librarian, Heather Backman is now the Director of the Library. One of the first moves of the newly appointed director was opening the brand new renovated and expanded library and now to kick off the new year an addition has been made to the staff. Hopkinton Public Library welcomed their new Adult Services Librarian this past week, Jessi McCarthy. In the video below learn a little bit more about the newest Hopkinton Public Library staff member.

Video: Mass Dept. of Transportation Hosts Public Hearing Regarding Downtown Corridor Project

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On Tuesday January 9th at the Hopkinton Senior Center, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) hosted a public hearing regarding the Downtown Corridor project. At the hearing, representatives from MassDot explained the project and took feedback from the public. View the full public hearing and news segment below.

State Officials Remind Public of the Dangers of Walking on Ice Covered Water Bodies

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BOSTON – With warmer temperatures forecasted for much of Massachusetts, state officials are warning the public of the dangers associated with walking on ice over bodies of water, including lakes, ponds, streams, reservoirs, and rivers.

Job Posting: Part Time Dishwasher

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Town of Hopkinton Seeks a PT Dishwasher for the Hopkinton Senior Center
Days and hours are generally between 10:00 am – 2:00 pm on Monday, Thursday and Friday (with
possible additional day as needed). This is a perfect job for college students or retirees looking to fill a
few hours a week.
Hiring Salary Range: $12.50 – $16.00 depending on qualifications.
Please check the Town of Hopkinton website at for more information.

Senator Spilka Hosts Discussion of Social-Emotional Learning in MetroWest Schools

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ASHLAND, MA – On Tuesday, January 9th, Senator Karen E. Spilka (D-Ashland) will host a forum with the Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy about social-emotional learning (SEL). The conversation will highlight the work of exSEL: Excellence through Social-Emotional Learning, a network bringing together school districts across Massachusetts to design and implement policies and practices that promote SEL.

Hopkinton Garden Club Speaker Series Presents: “Seed Starting Tips and Tricks”

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Speaker Series Presents:
“Seed Starting Tips and Tricks”
With MariePatrice Masse
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 7:30 p.m.

A look at what it takes to start plants from seed. Tips and tricks to get you started, deal with some challenges, or take your seed starting to the next level.

Community Notice: Trash Collection Delayed 1 Day

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Due to the winter storm, there was no trash collection on Thursday 1/4/18.

Prior to the initial announcement that was posted Wednesday alerting residents of no trash collection on Thursday - trash collection for this week was already delayed 1 day due to the New Year's day Holiday on Monday. Due to no trash collection on Thursday - all remaining trash collection for this week is delayed one additional day.

This means that if your regularly scheduled trash collection day is Wednesday, your trash is being collected today (Fri 1/5)

Hopkinton Women's Club Meeting

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Hopkinton Women’s Club General Meeting

Monday, January 8, 2018 10:00 - NOON, Hopkinton Public Library or

Hopkinton HS Tech & Engineering Department Seeks Boston Marathon Runners

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Anyone interested in running the Boston Marathon The Tech+Engineering Dept at HopkintonHS has an official BAA Bib # up for auction to benefit students. Get in touch with [email protected] if serious

Community Notice: Please Help Keep Hydrants Clear

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The Water Department requests your assistance, in maintaining accessibility to the town's 700 fire hydrants, for the safety and protection of everyone. During the winter hydrants can become buried by snow during a storm. If you have a fire hydrant that that is near your home, please help us make it visible and accessible to the Fire Department for use in an emergency. Precious seconds can be lost searching for the hydrant or removing snow to gain access to it. Help make your neighborhood safe for everyone!


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