Government

Marty Lamb at Hopkinton's Polyarts Festival

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Before door knocking this weekend, Candidate for State Representative, Marty Lamb was meeting and greeting voters Saturday morning at the Hopkinton PolyArts Festival, accompanied by Hopkinton Republican Town Committee (RTC) Chair Ken Weismantel and other RTC members. According to his campaign manager Desiree Awiszio, Marty had a wonderful time at the event speaking with voters.

"He really enjoyed chatting with the local artists and seeing all the talents they bring to the community," said Awiszio. "The apple crisp made by the Friends of the Library was terrific!"

Massachusetts Department of Public Health Commissioner John Auerbach Resigns

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“It is with deep regret and with a sense of responsibility to uphold the high ideals Governor Patrick demands that I announce today my resignation as Commissioner of the Department of Public Health.

“It is clear that there was insufficient quality monitoring, reporting and investigating on the part of supervisors and managers surrounding the former Department of Public Health drug lab in Jamaica Plain – and ultimately, as Commissioner, the buck stops with me.

Bielat in Hopkinton - Addresses Republican Town Committee and Visits Polyarts

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Sean Bielat started off his Saturday with stops at the Hopkinton Polyarts Festival and spoke at the Hopkinton Republican Town Committee (RTC). The businessman and candidate for Congress was also accompanied by Marty Lamb who is running for state representative.

"Hopkinton always provides great support and enthusiasm," said Sean Bielat. "I'm thankful for the support that the Hopkinton RTC has given the campaign."

State Officials Tour Water Fresh Farm

By Michelle Murdock, Freelance Writer

On Monday, September 10, Representative Carolyn Dykema visited Water Fresh Farm with Senator Karen Spilka, Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Richard Sullivan and Commissioner of Agriculture Greg Watson as part of a farm tour of the 8th Mi

Spilka Donates School Supplies to Project Just Because

By Stephanie Kane, News Producer

State Senator Karen Spilka was at Project Just Because on September 10th to lend a helping hand to Massachusetts residents in need. With the start of school, many families cannot afford basic school supplies.

MassGOP Files Complaint Against Dykema

By Michelle Murdock, Freelance Writer

On Wednesday, September 5, the Massachusetts Republican Party (MassGOP) filed a complaint against Representative Carolyn Dykema with the Office of Campaign and Political Finance for accepting corporate contributions to benefit her candidacy and asked for immediate action “to hold her accountable for skirting the laws set up to keep corporate interests out of government.”

Hopkinton Receives Community Innovation Challenge Grant

By Stephanie Kane, News Producer

Local and state officials were in Ashland on the 6th to recognize Hopkinton, Ashland, and Medway for receiving a $15,000 grant, which will go toward the regionalization of each town's food inspection program.

Are You Registered to Vote in the November 6 General Election?

By Michelle Murdock, Freelance Writer

The last day to register to vote in the November 6, 2012 General Election is Tuesday, October 17, 2012. Office hours at the Town Clerk's Office will be extended that day, remaining open from 8AM to 8PM. Regular winter hours for the Town Clerk's Office are now in effect and are as follows: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, from 8AM to 4:30PM, and from 8AM to 7PM on Tuesdays.

To obtain Absentee Ballots Voter, contact Town Clerk Ann Click at 508-497-9710 or [email protected]