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Video: HCAM's "Hopkinton Hangout" Episode 1 3/25/2020

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HCAM debuted their new series "Hopkinton Hangout Hour" on Wednesday (3/25). The first show featured the entire HCAM staff. Hopkinton Water-Sewer Manager, Eric Carty joined us in the second 30 minute segment of the show. Read more about the show and view the 1st episode below!

COVID-19 Updates & Precautions March 26, 2020 AM update

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Previous updates and additional resources can be found here: www.hopkintonma.gov/covid-19
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.

Video: Hopkinton Middle School is "DisDancing"

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Hopkinton Middle School staff and students put together practicing the newly found art of "DisDancing" to Justin Timberlake - Can't Stop the Feeling. At a time of Social Distancing, this should catch on!

Check it out below!

Hopkinton Independent Debuts New Website

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The Hopkinton Independent debuted its new website, HopkintonIndependent.com, on Tuesday. The new site features all the articles from the the print edition along with some original web content posted daily.

“We are extremely proud to debut our new website,” Hopkinton Independent publisher David Bagdon said. “We had been planning to introduce the site later this year, but due to the coronavirus situation we felt it was important to have the site available now to better serve our readers as they seek consistent reliable information in these trying times.”

Hopkinton Health Director, Shaun McAuliffe to Join HCAM's "Hangout Hour" Thursday (3/26) at 2pm

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Tune in to our 2nd episode on Thursday March 26th at 2:00 pm, when the program will feature Hopkinton Public Health Director, Shaun McAuliffe and Public Health Nurse, Kasey Mauro to talk about the COVID-19 Pandemic. We also invite community members to comment or ask questions on our YouTube stream or Facebook page.

Massachusetts Launches a COVID-19 Text Message Notification System Text “COVIDMA” to 888-777 for Important Updates

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BOSTON — The Baker-Polito Administration today announced the launch of a new text-based notification system to deliver important information about the Commonwealth’s COVID-19 response to Massachusetts residents.

“Throughout this outbreak, we have consistently reminded our residents to get their information from trusted sources. Today we’re making that easier,” said Governor Charlie Baker. “With the addition of this new communication tool, we’re making it easier for everyone to stay informed about state actions and important announcements related to COVID-19.”

Hopkinton Scouts Edible Book Festival 2020 to Take Place Online

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Hopkinton Girl Scouts invite book and food lovers of all ages to Hopkinton’s NEW ONLINE Edible Book Festival.
To enter, make a creation** related to a book or reading, and take a photo of it. To enter, submit the photo and attached entry form. All entries are due by April 1st.

**Please note, for this year's competition, entries can be made with any materials, whether edible or non-edible, so long as it relates to a book or reading.

Entries fall into the following categories:
1) Child Category: Single Baker who a child 8th grader or younger;

Youth Commision sets up Gift Card Program to help Hopkinton Families

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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].

COVID-19 Updates & Precautions March 24, 2020 PM update

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The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has confirmed that COVID-19 is spreading throughout the Commonwealth. There are presently six positive cases in Hopkinton; as testing increases, more cases may be identified in our Town.

Police Chief Edward Lee Resignation

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On behalf of the Select Board, it is with a heavy heart that I announce that our cherished, ever-happy Police Chief Edward Lee, has submitted and the Town has accepted his resignation effective April 3, 2020 - exactly 6 years after he joined the Town.

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