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Community Preservation Committee Takes Requests

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The Community Preservation Committee (CPC) closed the book on any new project proposals at its scheduled meeting held on November 17. A number of new projects were added to the list and will be considered for CPA funds.

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Project Just Because Needs Donations for Holiday

The holiday season is a busy time at Project Just Because. Volunteers are busy trying to fill requests from Hopkinton families for Thanksgiving meals, but are coming up short on special items such as turkey gift certificates and other favorites such as stuffing and cranberry sauce.

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Book Sale this Weekend at Library

The Hopkinton Friends of the Library will be holding their semi-annual book sale this weekend, just in time for the holiday season. Beginning at 10am, the sale will run until 4pm on Saturday, November 20 and again on Sunday, November 21 from 11am to 3pm.

On Saturday at 9am, there will be a special preview for Friends Members only. You can join or renew your membership at the door. Sunday is Bag Sale Day where you can fill a brown paper bag full of books for just $5.

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Powder Puff Football Tonight!

Hopkinton High School is hosting the 4th Annual Powder Puff Football Game. The Class of 2011 will take on the Class of 2012 in a flag football game where all the players are girls. Don't miss this exciting event!

WHEN: Tuesday, November 23, 2010 at 7PM.
WHERE: Hopkinton High School Football Stadium

Tickets are $5. For more information contact Diane Welch at [email protected]

To listen as Mike Torosian talks to two of the Junior girls about the upcoming match, watch the video below.

Hopkinton Needs Sidewalk Plan

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Chairman Joe Markey began the Planning Board’s discussion of sidewalks at their November 9th meeting by saying that Hopkinton doesn’t have a sidewalk plan, but that now would be an opportune time for the Planning Board to begin work on documenting priorities and preparing a plan. Although not directly responsible for sidewalk maintenance, the board frequently encounters sidewalk issues when reviewing and approving site plans.

One of the goals set by the Planning Board in July was to work with the Department of Public Works (DPW) to develop a comprehensive sidewalk plan.

All Things Senior Center--Thanksgiving at the Woodville Rod and Gun Club

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Turkeys outside the senior center--just in time for Thanksgiving!

My Thanksgiving tradition—re-running the column I wrote about Thanksgiving dinner at the Woodville Rod and Gun Club. For those of you who may remember it, I hope you enjoy it all over again. For those of you who have never read it, I hope you enjoy it for the first time.

To Your Health - “The Great American Smoke Out”

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Hello and welcome to the first installment of the HCAM News monthly medical segment To Your Health. I’m Dr. Jim Kenealy and I’ll be serving as your medical reporter for regular updates on health information, opinion, and the latest from the world of medicine and health care.

Planning Begins for 2011 MLK Day of Giving Back

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Don’t miss the opportunity to take part in what has quickly become a tradition in Hopkinton. Mark your calendars now for Hopkinton’s Fourth Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Giving Back on Monday, January 17. In 2008, 400 Hopkinton students, families and friends participated in this community wide day of giving back. In 2009, the number grew to over 700 participants, and organizers are hoping to top that number for 2011.

Elementary School Building Committee Refines Plans

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The Hopkinton Elementary School Building Committee pushed ahead last night as they continued their planning work on the proposed Fruit Street elementary school.

Schematic design reviews, budget refinements and Town Meeting timing made for a full schedule at the November 15th meeting, held at the school administration building on Hayden Rowe.

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Scouting for Food Stocks Food Pantry

The annual Scouting for Food drive took place on Saturday, November 13. Beginning at 10AM, local Boy and Girl Scouts began picking up the bags of food left by residents' mailboxes. By noon time, the first wave of drop-offs at the Project Just Because Hopkinton Food Pantry was well underway. According to Townwide Coordinator Jack Ryan, this year's event was a much better experience that last year when the food had to be collected in the rain.

Check out the HCAM News video taken at the food pantry on Saturday.

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