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John Stanislaw Aroian, 75

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John Stanislaw Aroian, known as Jack to his many friends and relatives, passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at the age of 75. Born in Virginia at the end of WWII, he was the son of Andrew and Elizabeth (Wilk) Aroian. He is survived by his very beloved daughter, Kate Aroian and her significant other, Trevis Singh of Charlton; also his brothers, Mick Aroian and his wife, Leslie, of Spencer and Bob Aroian and his wife, Gayle, of Barre; his friend and former wife, Beth (Claflin) Hearn and her husband, Bill, of Marstons Mills as well as 8 nieces and nephews.

Michael James Murphy Jr., 55

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Michael James Murphy Jr., 55, of Uxbridge and formerly Hopkinton, passed away after a short illness on Friday, March 27, 2020 at Milford Regional Hospital. Born in Worcester, he was the son of Ellen (Reilly) O’Leary of Hopkinton and the late Michael James Murphy.

Michael was a 1983 graduate of Keefe Tech in Framingham. He enjoyed fishing, especially at the canal catching stripers. He took pleasure in riding his motorcycle and attending his nieces and nephews sporting and dance events.

Video: HCAM's "Hopkinton Hangout Hour" Episode 3 3/27/2020

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The 3rd episode of our new series "Hopkinton Hangout Hour" took place on Friday (3/27) and featured John Ritz of the Hopkinton Trails Club and Hopkinton based musician, Barbara Kessler. View the episode and more about the show below!

About the Show: While we are practice social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, you can watch us live on HCAM TV as well as our YouTube page with "Hopkinton Hangout" every weekday from 2 until 3pm.

COVID-19 Updates & Precautions March 27, 2020 PM update

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Previous updates and additional resources can be found here:

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has confirmed that COVID-19 is spreading throughout the Commonwealth. All town buildings are closed to the public. Parks, Playgrounds and Playing Fields are closed.

Middlesex Sheriff’s Office COVID-19 Response – Update #10

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BILLERICA, Mass. – The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office today announced a sentenced individual currently
being held at the Middlesex Jail & House of Correction has tested positive for COVID-19.

Results of a test administered by medical staff on Thursday were returned from an outside lab early this

Video: Hopkinton School Committee Meeting 3-26-2020

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The Hopkinton School Committee held a remote online meeting this past Thursday (3/26). View the meeting below.

Hopkinton Police Department Warns of Scams

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The Hopkinton Police Department wants to ensure the public is aware of potential scams being perpetrated across the state and the country during this unprecedented time.

Hopkinton Youth and Family Services Gift Card Program Update

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Thank you to those that have donated. The gift cards have been put to use. As members of the community have been impacted the needs are increasing! If you are in a place and would like to donate you can place a gift card in an envelope marked Youth and Family Services and drop it in the box outside the town hall door. The mail is being checked twice a day and it will get distributed to the department. The ecards have been working as well! If you should have any questions please feel free to reach out to YC at [email protected].

Video: HCAM's "Hopkinton Hangout" Episode 2 3/26/2020

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The 2nd episode of our new series "Hopkinton Hangout" took place on Thursday (3/26) and featured Hopkinton Health Director, Shaun McAuliffe and Hopkinton Public Health Nurse, Kasey Mauro. Kasey and Shaun talked with us about the COVID-19 pandemic and it's impact in Hopkinton. We thank Kasey and Shaun for joining us in this very busy time for them and sharing important information about the Corona Virus.

John Ritz and Barbara Kessler to Join HCAM's "Hangout Hour" Friday (3/27) at 2pm

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Tune in tomorrow, March 27th, for the third episode of HCAM Hangout Hour! Our guests will be Hopkinton Trails Club member John Ritz at 2:00 pm followed by local musician Barbara Kessler at 2:30. Be sure to check in and join the conversation on Facebook and Youtube, where you will be able to ask questions.
And be sure to stay tuned for next week's Hangout Hours.
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