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Legacy Farms Presents Plans for Apartments

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The Legacy Farms project moved one step closer to reality on Tuesday night. Speaking at a March 4th public forum at Town Hall, project manager Steven Zieff, working with the project developer and architect, presented elevation and site plans for the first stage of the development.

Speaking to the Planning Board, the Conservation Commission, and the forum audience, Zieff said, “We started here four years ago, now we're discussing a fully engineered site”.

Register to Vote by April 12

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News from Town Clerk Ann Click:

New Hopkinton residents wishing to vote at the May 2nd Annual Town Meeting and the May 16, 2011 Annual Town Election must register by
April 12, 2011 .

Office Hours for the Town Clerk's office are listed below:

Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri.
8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Tues. 8:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.

Office Hours April 12th
8:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.

Please contact the Town Clerk for Absentee Ballots.

18 Main Street
508-497-9710
[email protected]

Legacy Farms, Hillers Cleaners and Master Plan 2012 at Planning Board on Monday

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The agenda for the Monday, April 4th meeting of the Planning Board has been posted and includes, among other things, a public hearing and Site Plan Review of the Southwest Village at Legacy Farms, a proposed 240-unit apartment complex off Legacy Farms Road South. The hearing will be held jointly with the Conservation Commission in Room 215 at Town Hall beginning at 7PM.

To view the first submittal of the plans for the apartment complex, visit the Planning Board website.

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Ballot Results and Reaction to Vote

Hopkinton residents resoundingly voted down the proposal for a new elementary school at Fruit Street in yesterday's Special Town Election. A total of 3,197 votes were cast, 2,302 against the proposal and 895 in favor.

Listen as Town Clerk Ann Click reads the results from the Middle School gym last night and hear the reaction to the results from residents on both sides of the issue.

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Rep. Dykema Interviews DA Leone at HCAM Studio

Representative Carolyn Dykema was at the HCAM Studio last week to tape an interview with Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone. Watch the HCAM News video segment to hear excerpts from the half-hour show and learn more about Leone's background and his take on current legal issues in Massachusetts.

Final editing of the complete show is almost finished. Check our website soon to watch the entire interview and check our Program Guide for broadcast dates and time.

Ballot Results: Fruit Street School Fails

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Results from today's Special Town Election are in:
YES votes = 895
NO votes = 2302
Total Votes = 3197

The ballot question fails.

Stay tuned to HCAM for Election Results

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HCAM News will be reporting from the Hopkinton Middle School as soon as the final election counts are available. While we will not be broadcasting live, the results of the ballot question for the proposed elementary school at Fruit Street will be posted on our website, on Comcast Channel 8 and Verizon Channel 30 and on our Facebook page as soon as results are available.

Stay tuned to HCAM for the latest election coverage!

School Opponents Urge Both Sides to Come Together

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Some of the more vocal opponents of the new Elementary School project attended the recent Board of Selectmen meeting on March 22nd to express their thoughts during the public comment period.

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Committee Profile: Downtown Revitalization

Would you like to work with a group of your fellow residents to help improve Hopkinton's downtown? Are you looking for a way to give back to your community? Becoming a member of the Downtown Revitalization Committee will allow you to do both. While many daily activities of local town government are conducted by full-time paid professionals, unpaid volunteers are vital to staff town committees and commissions that help establish policies and priorities, administer by-laws, and conduct various activities.

Town Manager’s Budget Approved by Selectmen

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After a week of rework and balancing, Town Manger Norman Khumalo’s FY12 budget was approved by the Board of Selectmen.

Meeting on Tuesday March 22, a day before the extension expiration, the Selectmen unanimously voted to accept the budget. But, it was not without some last minute questions on a line item that has drawn the attention of the Board on more than one occasion.

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