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Wage Theft Bill Passed Unanimously by Massachusetts Senate

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Advocates Call on House, Governor Baker to Act
$700 Million Illegally Stolen from Workers by Employers in Mass. Every Year

Boston, MA – Hundreds of protestors marched on Beacon Hill yesterday demanding wage theft legislation to be passed before the end of the session. Today, the Massachusetts Senate unanimously passed S.2546, a bill tailored to curb the epidemic of wage theft occurring across the Commonwealth.

HPLF Delivers $443,956.00 to Town at Selectmen’s Meeting

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At the June 19, 2018 Board of Selectmen meeting, Hopkinton Public Library Foundation, Inc. (HPLF) delivered the first installment of its $1 million contribution from its fundraising campaign. HPLF Board members Laura Barry and Scott Richardson delivered a check payable to the Town of Hopkinton in the amount of $443,956.00. This amount represents the Town’s FY2019 debt service for the Library building project.

Hopkinton Planning Board Vacancy Announcement

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The Planning Board currently has one vacancy and the Town is seeking candidates for the position. The term of office will expire at the May, 2019 election. The Planning Board is an elected board, whose members serve five year terms. The establishment of municipal Planning Boards is authorized by Mass. General Law, Chapter 41, Section 81A. Among its many diverse roles, the Board is charged with the following duties, which are contained in the General Laws and the Hopkinton Zoning and General Bylaws:

Video: Center School Re-Use Advisory Team Public Forum 6-13-2018

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The Center School Re-use Advisory Committee hosted their 1st public forum on Wednesday (6/13) at the HCAM studios. During the forum, potential uses for the Center School building were discussed.

The Center School Re-use Advisory team includes: Claire Wright, Frank D'Urso, Michael Auen, John Pavlov, Rob Dobinski, Amy Ritterbusch, Jennifer Devlin, Darlene Hayes, Laura Barry, Ken Weismantel (Vice-Chair) and RIchard Flannery (Chair).

View the forum below:

Community Notice: Hopkinton Annual Water Quality Report

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The Hopkinton Water Department annual water quality report has been completed and delivered. You can find a copy on our website: http://bit.ly/HopWater2017 . Additional copies can be found at Town Hall, the water department and the Library.

Electronics Recycling Event at St. John's Church

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SATURDAY, June 23rd
St. John’s Church,
20 Church St, Hopkinton MA
9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Accepting:
Any and all electronics and appliances, including TV’s,
monitors, computers, printers, microwaves, AC’s, washers,
dryers, lawn mowers and any item that has a plug.

Job Posting: Substiture Junior Library Assisstants and Substitute Reference Librarians

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The Town of Hopkinton seeks energetic and enthusiastic individuals with a love of reading for the following positions for its newly renovated Public Library.

Substitute Junior Library Assistants, Per Diem

Substitute Reference Librarians, Per Diem

Hours for both positions vary below and these positions require working weekends on a rotational basis.

General Hours for both positions

(Hours are as needed to cover shifts; no regularly scheduled hours except weekend rotations)

In between 9 am to 8 pm, Weekdays

Video: Marathon Elementary School Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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View the Marathon Elementary School Ribbon Cutting Ceremony from Saturday (6/9) below! Speakers to welcome Hopkinton's new Elementary School included: State Representative, Carolyn Dykema, State Senator, Karen Spilka, 26.2 Foundation Executive Director, Tim Kilduff, Brendan Tedstone and Claire Wright from the Hopkinton Board of Selectmen, Nancy Cavanaugh from the Hopkinton School Committee, School Superintendent, Dr.

Job Posting: Summer Program Coordinator

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The Town of Hopkinton, Parks and Recreation Department, seeks a Summer Program Coordinator

Sheriff Koutoujian honored with Valley Collaborative’s “Making a Difference” Award

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BILLERICA, Mass. – The Valley Collaborative, an alternative high school in Billerica for students with developmental disabilities, presented Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian with their “Making a Difference” Award at their June Board of Directors meeting on Thursday, June 7, 2018.

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