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The Chief's Beat: Marathon Information from Police Chief Flannery

On Monday April 18, 2011 the Town of Hopkinton will proudly welcome the World to the Start of the 115th Boston Marathon. In addition to the nearly 30,000 marathoners, we will be hosting several thousand spectators, media and the personnel needed for this event to be successful.

Race Statistics
27,000 Registered Runners
6 Mobility Impaired Racers
30 Wheel Chair Racers
24 Hand cycle Racers
50 Elite Women Racers

Start Times
9:00AM - Mobility Impaired Start
9:17AM - Wheel Chair Start
9:22AM - Hand Cycle Start
9:32AM- Elite Women Start

Democrats Nominate Three Candidates

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Three candidates for the May town election emerged from the Democratic Caucus held on Friday night.

As reported by Richard Duggan,Vice Chair, the three candidates are as follows:

• Frank D'Urso for Selectman
• Mary Arnaut for Commissioner of Trust Fund
• Richard deMont for School Committee

Hopkinton Republican Caucus Nominates Experienced Slate of Candidates

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Ken Weismantel, Chairman of the Hopkinton Republican Town Committee announced the official results of the Republican Caucus for the upcoming May elections.

Planning Board Agenda for April 11th

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A possible 16-unit residential development at 149 Hayden Rowe, a discussion of the Maillet Woods condominium project and the continued public hearing for the Southwest Village at Legacy Farms, a 240-unit apartment complex off Legacy Farms Road South are all on the agenda for the Planning Board's next scheduled meeting on Monday, April 11th, beginning at 7:30PM at Town Hall in Room 211.

The complete agenda is attached below.

Increased Funding for Road Repair

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State Representative Carolyn Dykema is pleased to announce the passage of legislation today authorizing $200 million in funding for the maintenance and upkeep of municipal roads and bridges across the Commonwealth. The funding will be distributed directly to municipalities.

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Selectmen's Meeting Preview

The next Board of Selectmen's meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 12th. Watch the HCAM News video with Town Manager Norman Khumalo and Operations Assistant Geri Holland to get a sneak peek at what's on the agenda. The meeting starts at 6:30PM at Town Hall. Come see your local town government in action!

Appropriation Committee Public Hearing Scheduled

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The Appropriation Commitee will hold a public hearing to present the FY2012 comprehensive town budget on Thursday, April 21 at 7PM in Room 211 of the Hopkinton Town Hall.


Fruit Street Detour Begins April 11

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Due to paving work to complete the Fruit Street Force Main Project, a temporary detour of Fruit Street from Wood Street to Saddle Hill Road will go into effect on Monday, April 11. The anticipated completion date is April 22nd. No work will be allowed on Marathon Day. Message Boards will be set up starting the week of March 28th at Wood Street and Saddle Hill Road for notification.

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Library Public Forum Next Week

Watch the HCAM News video with members of the Library Building Committee, Scott Richardson and Laura Barry, as they talk about the upcomig information sessions by Hopkinton’s Permanent Building Committee (PBC) for residents to learn more about plans to expand the Hopkinton Public Library.

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”.


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