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Video: School Superintendent, Dr. Carol Cavanaugh Talks Preparations for upcoming School Year

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The 2019-2020 School year is less than a week away and Superintendent, Dr. Carol Cavanaugh stopped in to talk about how preparations are going for the upcoming School year. Some of the topics included enrollment numbers, renovations, the new School Bus parking lot and what is left to do before the Schools officially open up.

Video: Superintendent Dr. Carol Cavanaugh Updates on new Hopkinton Middle and High School Traffic Patterns

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The 2019-2020 school year is set to start on August 28th and Dr. Carol Cavanaugh stopped by the HCAM studios to share some important information regarding the new traffic patterns on Hayden Rowe Street for Hopkinton Middle and High School.

Susan V. Lukey, 68

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Susan V. Lukey, 68, of Hopkinton, passed away unexpectedly due to medical complications on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at UMass Medical Center in Worcester. Born in Orange, MA, she was the daughter of the late Marjorie (McLaughlin) and Thomas Keller. She was the wife of 47 years to Clarence “Skip” Lukey of Hopkinton.

Roadwork Notice: August 22, 2019

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Lakeshore Dr, Amherst Rd, Beach St, Duffield Rd, Knoll Rd & Yale Rd are scheduled to be paved on Monday August 26 and Tuesday August 27. All work is weather pending and dates may need to be moved forward as needed. Work hours will be approximately 7am-5pm.

Please expect delays and seek alternate routes when possible.

Georgia L. Straight, 85

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Georgia L. Straight, 85, died Monday, August 19, 2019 in Milford after a brief illness. She was the wife of Robert W. Straight, to whom she was married, for 66 years, and resided with in Hopkinton. Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late Cleveland and Ann (Eldridge) Spaulding.

Georgia was a 1953 graduate of Natick High School and was employed for over 20 years as a Manager at Fenwal in Ashland. She also worked as a Manager in the cafeteria at Hopkinton High School for 13 years.

Open House Celebration & Bocce Challenge

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Discover what the Senior Center has to offer during our open house celebration! September is National Senior Center month so there is no better time for the community to see our building, meet staff and participate in programs. All fitness programs on the 18th will be complimentary including Tai Chi (9:30 a.m.), Pound (5:00 p.m.), and Yoga (6:00 p.m.). Crafts will be created in the art room, too! This is a great way to get introduced to the senior center and start participating on a more regular basis.

Video: Water & Sewer Superintendent, Eric Carty Discusses Summer Projects

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The Hopkinton DPW Water & Sewer Superintendent recently filled us in with some of the summer happenings in town. Some of the projects this summer for Eric and his team included: marking utilities for upcoming construction projects, fixing water main breaks and breaking in some new equipment. View more in the video below.

Hopkinton Health Department: Mosquito Control Update

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On Friday, August 16, 2019, a human case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) was confirmed in a young adult resident of Grafton, Massachusetts. This was the second case of EEE in Massachusetts in 2019. In response, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MADPH) raised the EEE risk rating in Hopkinton and 11 surrounding communities to Critical, and the Town of Hopkinton quickly issued a Press Release and a Code Red general notice that same day, with information about EEE and what the increased risk rating meant.

Video: Peter Mezitt talks Upcoming Blooms, Brews, BBQ Event

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The 3rd annual Blooms, Brews and BBQ event will take place at Weston Nurseries in Hopkinton on September 7th from 11am until 7pm. The event features entertainment, several food and beer vendors and has fun activities for all ages. Weston Nurseries President, Peter Mezitt talked about the upcoming event which raises money for the Jimmy Fund Walk. View more information about the event in the video below and here!.

Weather Trends in Hopkinton: August 12th-18th 2019

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According to the DPW weather station, the highest temperature reached in Hopkinton August 12th through 18th was 90.7 degrees, the lowest was 55.9 degrees. Average temperature during the week in Hopkinton was 72.1 degrees. Humidity was at an average of 79%, the peak was 97% while the lowest was 42%. Wind Speed averaged 3.7 MPH, while reaching a high of 16 MPH. Rain accumulated 0.08 inches last week in Hopkinton. You can see all the averages for Hopkinton below and be on the lookout for future weather updates in Hopkinton.

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