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Editorial: Animal Welfare Community Group Urges Hopkinton Selectmen to Revoke Greyhound Friends Kennel License

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The animal rescue community has come together to urge the Town of Hopkinton to permanently revoke the kennel license of the dog kennel Greyhound Friends. Many in the community were shocked by a 236-page state report documenting Greyhound Friends’ neglect of sick and injured dogs, including a dog with aggressive cancer.

Job Posting: Chief Financial Officer/ Finance Director

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The Town of Hopkinton is seeking a Chief Financial Officer (Finance Director)

Job Posting: Senior Accounting Manager/ Town Accountant

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The Town of Hopkinton is seeking a Senior Accounting Manager/Town Accountant:
The Senior Accounting Manager/Town Accountant, under the direction of the Town Manager or designee and in accordance with state statutes and town bylaws, the Senior Accounting Manager/Town Accountant is responsible for planning, controlling and directing professional accounting, auditing and reporting work for various Town departments in compliance with Massachusetts General Laws, the Massachusetts Department of Revenue and Bylaws of the Town of Hopkinton.

Hopkinton Veterans Breakfast on August 3rd 2018

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Dear Veterans and Friends:

The upcoming Vets Breakfast is on 3 August 2018, at 0900 hours, at the Senior Center bringing you an opportunity to share camaraderie, community, and chow with fellow veterans.

Tribute will be paid to comrades who passed away during the past month, and those who are on "Sick Call" will be acknowledged. It is a generous gesture when you pay a visit or send a card to one or more of our ailing comrades.

Town Notice: Real Estate Taxes are due August 1st 2018

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The Town of Hopkinton would like to remind the community that Real Estate Taxes are due on August 1st 2018. For any questions you can contact the treasurer's office at 508-497-9715.

Hopkinton Roadwork Notice 7/30-8/2

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Crack sealing work will begin on Monday July 30th on the following streets. One lane of traffic will be open at all times. Work is expected to take about 10 days to complete. Work hours will be approximately 7am-3pm. Please do not park any vehicles in the street as it will prevent the contractor from completing the work.

Ast, Bst, Bridgeton Way, Cedar St, Cedar St Ext, Cordaville Rd, Everett Cir, Fawn Ridge Rd, Glen Rd, Hawthorne Ln, Huckleberry Rd, Kruger Rd, Lumber St, Oliver Ln, Overlook Dr, Summit Way, West Main St, Whitman Ln and Wood St.

Video: Down Syndrome Advocate, Marla Murasko speaks about State House Visit and New Book

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Marla Murasko stopped by the HCAM studios to speak about her and her Sons State House visit during "Massachusetts Down Syndrome Advocacy Day" and her new book "Adventures with a Special Traveler". Marla's 11 year old son, Jacob was diagnosed with down syndrome and a congenital heart defect.

Hopkinton Roadwork Notice July 25th and 26th 2018

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Roadwork is scheduled for the following streets. All work is weather pending so dates may have to be moved forward a day or two should it rain.

7/25 – School St – From West Elm St to Winter St. Milling 7am-4pm.

7/26 & 7/27 – West Main St – From Oakhurst Rd to Downey St. Milling 9am-3pm.

Please expect delays and seek alternate routes.

Mike Mansir
Highway Manager

Video: Selectmen & Planning Board Vote to Fill Planning Board Vacancy

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At the July 10th Board of Selectmen Meeting, members of the Planning Board and Selectmen voted to fill a Planning Board Vacancy to a term ending at the 2019 Annual Town Election. Four Applications were submitted to fill the vacancy. Applicants included: Patrick Atwell, Robert Benson Jr., Matthew Kizner and Carol DeVeuve. After hearing from three of the applicants in attendance at the meeting, the vote resulted in 7 for Carol DeVeuve and 4 for Matthew Kizner. Carol will serve on the Planning Board until the 2019 Annual Town Election. View scenes from the vote below.

Sheriff Koutoujian participates in roundtable hosted by House Bipartisan Heroin and Opioid Task Force

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian represented the National Sheriffs’ Association before the House Bipartisan Task Force on Heroin and Opioids during a roundtable discussion in Washington, D.C focused on medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for incarcerated individuals.

The task force, chaired by Representatives Annie Kuster (D- NH) and Tom MacArthur (R- NJ), is comprised of over 100 members of the U.S. House of Representatives from across the country.

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