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Photo: Marathon Quilters Guild Quilt Show at Hopkinton Center for the Arts

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During the Hopkinton Family Day festivities, the Marathon Quilters Guild hosted a Quilt show at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts. The proceeds raised go towards various charitable causes. View scenes from the Quilt show below.

You can find more information about the Marathon Quilters Guild at their website:

Video: Baypath Humane Society Pets of the Week, Stanley & Preacher

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This week, Beth Watson introduces us to 2 lovable cats named Stanley & Preacher available for adoption at the Baypath Humane Society.

"Preacher: - 2 year 1 month old male domestic shorthair / mix
Preacher is a fun loving sweet guy. He lives for attention. He enjoys a good head scratch and to be petted. Preacher loves to play as well but can get a little frisky and mouthy at times. He would do well in home with other cats and older children. He has a real chill type of personality."

Middlesex Sheriff’s Office to host Special Citizens Academy in Newton

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NEWTON – The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a program designed specifically for adults with developmental disabilities in Newton next month, Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian has announced.

The Special Citizens Academy is a four-week program that provides participants with education on topics such as internet safety and awareness, fire safety and first aid, and scam prevention. Academy attendees will also receive demonstrations from the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office (MSO) K-9 Unit, SWAT officers and Community Command Center staff.

First Friday Open Mic Returns to Hopkinton Center for the Arts with Folksinger Rachel Marie and Host Jack Byrne.

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The Hopkinton Center for the Arts (HCA) announces the return of its First Friday Open Mic. Singer-songwriter Jack Byrne will take over as host of the series this fall. The first Open Mic will take place Friday, October 5 with guest feature, folksinger Rachel Marie. First Friday Open Mic provides an opportunity for singers and songwriters of all levels to perform before a live audience. Performers can now sign-up online at The event takes place at the HCA, 98 Hayden Rowe St., with music starting at 7:30 p.m.

St. Paul’s Fall Rummage Sale October 13, 2018

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Bargain hunters won’t want to miss the St. Paul’s Rummage Sale on Saturday, October 13 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. There will be some great deals on adult and children’s apparel and accessories, books, and other household items! St. Paul’s Episcopal Church is located at 61 Wood Street (Rte. 135) in Hopkinton.

Anyone wishing to donate items to the Rummage Sale is welcomed to drop off items (with the exception of computers, TVs, microwaves or air conditioners) at the church on Thursday, October 11, 2pm to 7pm and on Friday, October 12, 12 noon to 7pm.

Hopkinton Fire Departmen Open House

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The Hopkinton Fire Department will open their station to the public on Sunday, October 14 th for
their Annual Open House. The event at Fire Headquarters will be from 11am to 2pm. Residents
and children will have the opportunity to view demonstrations, learn about fire safety, and tour
the station. Refreshments will be provided and Sparky the Fire dog is expected to make an
The Open House provides an opportunity for firefighters to focus on the educational theme of

Project Just Because Needs Volunteers

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Lewis H. Benzon, 96

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Lewis H. Benzon, age 96, of Shrewsbury and formerly of Hopkinton, died September 16, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Lewis H. Benzon, Sr. and Sylvia (Broom) Benzon. He was predeceased in 1999 by his beloved wife, Eleanor (Harris) Benzon, of 57 years, whom he met in a high school choir.

Historic District Commission Seeking Input Regarding Potential Expansion of the Hopkinton Historic District

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The Hopkinton Historic District Commission would like to hear public input into expanding the local historic district in Hopkinton Center. The Historic District Commission believes that by expanding the historic district, the character and historic significance of our town can be preserved.

Hopkinton Hillers Sports Update 9-17-2018

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Varsity Finals:
Boys Soccer: Hillers Defeat Bishop Feehan 3-1. Hopkinton records 4th straight win and is now 4 and 1 on the season.

Girls Soccer: Bishop Feehan defeats Hopkinton 2-1. Hopkinton now stands at 1 win, 3 losses and 1 tie on season.

Girls Volleyball: Hopkinton picks up road win over Medway 3-1. Hopkinton remains undefeated at 5 and 0 on the season.

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