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Video: Board of Selectmen Recognize 3 Town Employees

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At Tuesdays Board of Selectmen meeting, Selectmen recognized Director of Youth & Family Services, Denise Hildreth, Principal Assessor, John Neas and Director of Public Works, John Westerling.

"Denise Hildreth, Director of Youth and Family Services, who received the "Unsung Hero" Award on June 20, 2018 from the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women;

Board of Selectmen Recommend to Not Support Greyhound Friends License

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On Tuesday Night, in-front of a packed house at the HCAM studios, the Board of Selectmen unanimously agreed to recommend to the Town Clerk that a new license not be issued to Greyhound Friends. Selectmen heard from both sides during a scheduled public hearing that took nearly two and a half hours.

Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce Presents: Hopkinton Police Meet and Greet

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Meet & Greet Event
Join us for a morning of coffee and networking at the Hopkinton Police Department for a Meet & Greet on Tuesday, September 18th from 7:30am-9:00am! There will be a brief presentation given by the Hopkinton Police as well as a tour of the police station.

RSVP at following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hopkinton-police-meet-greet-tickets-4922378...

Sheriff Koutoujian Announces Completion of the 19th Annual Youth Public Safety Academy

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Over 1,050 cadets participated in popular summer program
CHELMSFORD – Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian thanked the cadets, families and community partners involved in the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office 19th Youth Public Safety Academy (YPSA) this summer. Over 1,300 youngsters applied for this year’s summer camp, with over 1,050 participating.

Video: Both Sides Speak About Greyhound Friends

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On Tuesday September 11th, the Board of Selectmen will host a public hearing to discuss if they should allow Greyhound Friends to reopen. Greyhound Friends was shutdown in January 2017 by state authorities. In the below video, former Director of Greyhound Friends, Louise Coleman spoke in favor of Greyhound Friends reopening. Hopkinton resident, Beth Mallloy who is involved with the website TruthAboutGreyhoundFriends.com spoke heavily against the business reopening.

Public Hearing Notice: Greyhound Friends, Inc. 167 Saddle Hill Road

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The Board of Selectmen will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at 8:30 p.m. at HCAM TV-Studio (lower level), 77 Main Street, Hopkinton, pursuant to M.G.L. c.140 §137C relative to the Greyhound Friends, Inc. dog kennel at 167 Saddle Hill Road, for the purpose of determining whether the kennel is being maintained in a sanitary and humane manner and/or if records are properly kept as required by law. This public hearing has been rescheduled from August 8, 2018.

Video: State Representative, Carolyn Dykema Hosts Annual Senior Picnic

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State Representative, Carolyn Dykema hosted her annual Senior Picnic. This years event took place at the Faith Community Church due to some very hot weather outside. Guest Speakers at the event included Senate President, Karen Spilka, Congressman, Joe Kennedy III, Senator, Jamie Eldridge and Secretary of State, Bill Galvin. View scenes from the event below.

Hopkinton Earns Insurance Premium Credits through MIIA Rewards Program

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Hopkinton has received $15,506 back on its workers compensation and property casualty insurance costs – applicable toward premiums for the next fiscal year—thanks to an incentive program offered by the Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association (MIIA), its insurance provider. Hopkinton earned the credits through proactive and voluntary participation in loss prevention and risk management activities throughout the year, conducted in partnership with MIIA.

Roadwork Notice: Saddle Hill closed from Clydesdale Rd. to Equestrian Dr. Tomorrow (8-24 7am-2:30pm)

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Saddle Hill Rd will be closed from Clydesdale Rd to Equestrian Dr on 8/24 from 7am-2:30pm so crews can replace a collapsed drain pipe near #43.

Detour will be in place through Equestrian Dr, Appaloosa Cir and Clydesdale Ln.

Mike Mansir
Highway Manager

Video: Ballot Machines Tested at Hopkinton Town Hall for State Primary

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This past week, the Ballot Machines were tested at Hopkinton Town Hall for the upcoming State Primary Election. Girl Scout, Julianna Lucas was in attendance as part of her Gold Award project to encourage voting among youth. The election will take place on Tuesday, September 4th at Hopkinton Middle School. View more below.

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