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Patricia A. Rutkowski, 76

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Patricia A. Rutkowski, 76, died Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Boston. She was the wife of the late Edward "Charlie" Rutkowski, who died in 1984. Born in Wilkes-Barre, PA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Marium (Bubrick) Zagropski.

Community Notice: Zoning Bylaw Public Hearing on Monday, March 9th 2020

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The Planning Board of the Town of Hopkinton will hold a public hearing on proposed amendments to the Zoning Bylaw and the Zoning Map on Monday, March 9, 2020 at 7:30 P.M. at the Hopkinton Public Library, Large Event Room, 13 Main Street, Hopkinton, MA. The subject matter of the proposed amendments is below.

Weather Trends in Hopkinton: February 17th-23rd 2020

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According to the DPW weather station, the highest temperature reached in Hopkinton Feb 17th-23rd was 56.3 degrees, the lowest was 13.8 degrees. Average temperature during the week in Hopkinton was 31.1 degrees. Humidity was at an average of 58%, the peak was 97% while the lowest was 20%. Rain accumulated 0.31 inches last week. You can see all the averages for Hopkinton below and be on the lookout for future weather updates in Hopkinton.

Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce: Boston Marathon 2020 Banners

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The Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Town of Hopkinton, will again proudly expand Hopkinton’s Marathon footprint during Marathon season by hanging approximately 54 banners along the first mile of the course
(east of Ash Street along RT 135) and on portions of Main Street.

Each year in April, the town of Hopkinton, MA is in the news during the Boston Marathon, and the first mile of the Marathon is seen on World Media outlets for days leading up to and on the day of the big race.


Boy Scout Troop 4 Pancake Breakfast 2020

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Boy Scout Troop 4 of Hopkinton will hold its Annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday April 4th, 2020 from 7:30am until 11:00am at St. John the Evangelist Church Hall, 20 Church St, Hopkinton. The scouts will serve original and chocolate chip pancakes, as well as offering gluten/dairy/nut free pancakes! Breakfast will include sausage, juice, coffee, and more. While you’re there, take time to bid on the amazing silent auction items donated by our generous sponsors!

Hopkinton Hillers Playoff Update 2-21-2020

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Boys Basketball: The 10 and 10 Hillers earned the 8th seed in the Central Division 2 bracket and will head to Grafton HS on Thursday, Feb 27th to take on #1 Grafton. Game will tip-off at 6:30pm

Girls Basketball: The 10 and 10 Hillers earned the 11th seed in the Central Division 2 bracket and will head to Wayland HS on Monday, Feb 24th to take on #6 Wayland. Game will tip-off at 6:30pm

**Updated** Boys Hockey: The 19 and 1 Hillers earned the number 1 seed and will host the winner of #17 Silver Lake and #16 Holliston at the Canton Ice House Friday Feb 28th at 5:20pm.

Middlesex Sheriff’s Office Warrant Apprehension Unit participated in nearly 500 arrests in 2019

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BILLERICA, Mass. – Members of the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office (MSO) Warrant Apprehension Unit made – or assisted in – 483 arrests in calendar year 2019, Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian announced today.

In total, those 483 people were wanted on more than 700 warrants – both bench and default – and faced over 1,000 felony charges and another 700-plus misdemeanors.

Currently, the MSO’s Warrant Apprehension Unit is comprised of three deputy sheriffs and a member of the Lowell Police Department.

Community Notice: Next Steps for Main Street Corridor Project

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In an effort to ensure that both property owners/abutters and the general public are kept up to date with the progress of the Main Street Corridor Project, a list of recently completed project tasks and next steps are outlined below. In addition, please note the Select Board will meet on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 to discuss the next steps in the easement acquisition process. At the meeting the Select Board will be asked to vote on two items; the offer letter template that will be mailed to abutters post meeting and the total amount of compensation for easements on the Project.

Red Cross Blood Drive at Hopkinton Middle School on Feb 29th 9am-2pm

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The American Red Cross will be hosting a blood drive at Hopkinton Middle School on Saturday February 29th from 9am until 2pm. Anyone 17 and over can participate (this includes people from other towns), and 16 year-olds can also donate with parental consent in the form of an eligibility form.

You may sign up here or by emailing [email protected] or calling 508-944-8844. Walk-in appointments will be accepted up until 1pm.

Video: Hopkinton Center for the Arts February 2020 Update

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Co-Director of the Hopkinton Center for the Arts gave us an update on what's happenings at the Arts Center. View the update and some of the upcoming HCA events below and for further information head over to


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