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Senate Passes Bill to Improve Access and Efficacy of Unemployment Insurance

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The Massachusetts State Senate on Thursday passed legislation that will provide additional Unemployment Insurance (UI) relief to low-income families, non-profit institutions and employers.

Carl "CJ" Harris, Jr, 27

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Candia, NH - Carl "CJ" Harris, Jr, 27, an old soul who completed his journey on earth on Sunday, March 29th at Boston Children's Hospital, of complications from a Bone Marrow Transplant last May. With his parents by his side, he is finally free from pain.

Always with a smile and a kind word to all who he interacted with, he remains an example of one who is known and loved by all. Hearts are breaking all over the world.

Life on the Hill.. on the Hangout Hour 4/2/2020

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The 7th episode of HCAM's new series "Hopkinton Hangout Hour" takes place at 2pm Thursday, April 2nd. The episode entitled "Life on the Hill" will update about Hopkinton Schools. The first half hour will feature Principal of Hopkinton High School, Evan Bishop and Middle School Principal, Alan Keller. The second half of the program will feature Hopkinton Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Carol Cavanaugh.

Video: Hopkinton Hangout Hour Episode #6 4-1-2020

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The 6th episode of HCAM's new series "Hopkinton Hangout Hour" took place at 2pm Wednesday, April 1st. The first half hour featured Abbie Rosenberg in a conversation about dealing with stress and the second half of the program was a discussion about what people are doing to help others during this time. High School teacher Doug Scott joined us to discuss a community effort to make Medical Face Shields. View the episode below!

COVID-19 Updates & Precautions April 1, 2020 PM update

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Previous updates and additional information and resources can be found here:

All town buildings are closed to the public; although we are “open” for business. Parks, Playgrounds and Playing Fields are closed.

HCA Virtual Spring Classes

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Starting this coming week, the Hopkinton Center for the Arts has transitioned our spring classes into a virtual format (read more about how the HCA is keeping the arts alive in this MetroWest Daily News article). This is a great opportunity to keep yourself or your child busy and bring a small sense of normalcy to your day.

Video: Nathalie Scott of Hopkinton Senior Center "Easy Broccoli Soup" Recipe

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Nathalie Scott of the Hopkinton Senior Center shared her recipe for "Easy Broccoli Soup". View how to make it in the video below.

Do you have a recipe you would like to show? Contact us to join us for an upcoming edition of the Hopkinton Hangout Hour or send a video or link to [email protected]

"How to be Mentally Tough in Challenging Times" Online Public Presentation Thursday, April 2nd at 7pm

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Much of life is out of our control. Join us in this session to learn to pay more attention to what you can control- your internal reactions and mental activity. Learn what you can stop doing that accomplishes nothing but to make things worse than they already have to be. Challenging times are stressful. It’s important to acknowledge that. But let’s minimize the self-created and self-inflicted stress.

Session Objectives:
-Grasp that you have control over what goes on inside of your head. If you don’t, then who or what does?

School Busing for Students in 7th grade, 2020-2021

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The Hopkinton school bus application period for 2020-2021 is now open.

Students in grades 7-12 in the 2020-2021 school year, who wish to ride the school bus, pay a fee for busing.

You can pay online using MySchoolBucks or print a paper application.

For full information on school busing for next school year, please visit the Hopkinton Public Schools

website: Transportation Homepage.-

Video: Hopkinton Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Online Webinar

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The Town of Hopkinton recently conducted a public listening session online, soliciting input from the public about the Town's climate resiliency with respect to the efforts undertaken as part of the Commonwealth's Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness program. This online webinar was recorded and published on HCAM's YouTube page. The video can be accessed directly at the following link:


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