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Video: Board of Selectmen Appoint 3 Employees

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On Tuesday December 4th, the Board of Selectmen unanimously appointed 3 recommended employees from the Town Manager: "Senior Services Director" - Amy Beck, "Chief Financial Officer/Finance Director" - Timothy O' Leary, "Network Systems Administrator" - Jason Hill.

View highlights below!

Video: Hopkinton Police Department Raise Money to Fight Cancer

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The Hopkinton Police Department sponsored two campaigns to help in the fight against cancer. One of the campaigns was the sale of pink Hopkinton Police patches to fight against Breast Cancer and the other campaign was No Shave October to help fight Breast Cancer and No Shave November to raise donations for Kids with Cancer. Kelly Benson was the citizen recipient of the funds raised to fight Breast Cancer.

View more in the video below!

Community Notice: Vacancy on Commissioners of Trust Funds

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The Board of Selectmen and remaining members of the Commissioners of Trust Funds are seeking candidates to fill one unexpired term on the Commissioners of Trust Funds. The candidate will serve until the next Annual Town Election, on May 20, 2019.

The Commissioners of Trust Funds is a 3-member elected body which manages the disbursement of trust funds given or bequeathed for the benefit of the Town or the inhabitants thereof, unless the donor in making the gift or bequest shall otherwise provide; and distributes the income of each such trust in accordance with its terms.

Graduation ceremony at Middlesex Sheriff’s Office features 18 inmates, reality TV show winner, former presidential appointee

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BILLERICA, Mass. – 18 inmates at the Middlesex Jail & House of Correction spent the past several months as participants in a number of educational and vocational programs offered by the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office (MSO). On November 15, they celebrated their achievement in a graduation ceremony attended by their families, jail administrators, a reality TV show winner and a former presidential appointee.

Community Notice: Water will be shut off for some due to Water Main work Thursday (11/29) 8am

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Dear Resident,

We apologize for the inconvenience in scheduling the water shut down on your street. After several cancellations due to weather, it appears Thursday November 29th will cooperate for the water main work.

Hopkinton Town Hall and Library Shut Down Due to Electrical Failure

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The Hopkinton Town Hall and Public Library remain closed at this time due to an electrical problem that occurred earlier in the day. A short in the power service lines from the utility pole to the Town Hall resulted in a surge of power and eventual loss of power within the building. During this event a 1” heat pipe also burst as a result of the surge that traveled to a ground connecter attached to the pipe as part of the electrical grounding system. This leak was quickly addressed and at this time it does not appear to have caused any water damage.

Community Notice: Meetings Moved Due to Power Issue at Town Hall

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Due to a power issue at Hopkinton Town Hall, please note the following:
The Board of Assessor's Meeting scheduled for 5pm has had a location change to the Hopkinton Senior Center, 28 Mayhew St.
The Board of Selectmen Meeting scheduled for 6pm has had a location change to HCAM-TV Studios, 77 Main St.
The Conservation Committee Meeting scheduled for 7:30pm has been CANCELLED
Hopkinton Town Hall will be closed for the remainder of today, Tue 11/27
The Parks & Rec department is currently closed.

Hopkinton Police Respond to Motor Vehicle Crash

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On 11/23/2018 at approximately 4:30 pm the Hopkinton Police Communications Center received a 911 call from the resident of 9 West Main Street reporting that a vehicle had crashed into the front of her home. At the time of the crash her and her husband were both home, thankfully there were no injuries.

Zoning Advisory Committee Public Hearing on Monday

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The Zoning Advisory Committee will hold a public hearing on Monday,
November 26, 2018 at 7:00 PM in Room 215/216 of the Town Hall, at which
time it would like to hear ideas and proposals for changes to the Zoning Bylaw
and/or the Zoning Map. Zoning bylaws generally regulate the use of land,
buildings and structures. This is an opportunity to propose changes to the land
uses permitted in specific areas in Hopkinton, the manner in which certain uses are
permitted, dimensional requirements, or other ideas with respect to land use

Video: Hopkinton Veterans Day Ceremony 2018

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The American Legion Post 202 Hopkinton Veterans Day ceremony took place at the Hopkinton Senior Center on Sunday, November 11th 2018. Speakers included: Tess Papagni, Michael Whalen, Hannah Ianelli and Bruce Smith. View this years ceremony below.

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