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Weather Trends in Hopkinton: November 18th-24th 2019

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According to the DPW weather station, the highest temperature reached in Hopkinton November 18th-24th was 53.8 degrees, the lowest was 28.2 degrees. Average temperature during the week in Hopkinton was 38.4 degrees. Humidity was at an average of 84%, the peak was 97% while the lowest was 34%. Rain accumulated 1.73 inches last week in Hopkinton. You can see all the averages for Hopkinton below and be on the lookout for future weather updates in Hopkinton.

Editorial: Main Street Corridor Project

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A recent letter writer noted that only a few parties in Hopkinton were having portions of their property taken for the Main Street Corridor Project. Well the writer may feel correct, but I suggest that having 3, 5, or 15’ of one’s ‘front yard’ disappear to pavement will effect one’s property value far more than the compensation being offered for the taking of ‘minor pieces’ of front yard; the major disappearing portion having been within the Town’s Right of Way.

Community Notice: Must be Registered to Vote by this Friday 11/29/19

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Hello All, We just wanted to inform residents that 8:00 PM, this Friday (11/29/2019) is the last day to register to vote if you wish to participate in the Special Town Meeting scheduled for December 9th, 2019.

Boy Scout Holiday Tree Sale

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Hopkinton Boy Scout Troop 1 is selling fresh cut Christmas trees again this year. The tree lot behind CVS opens after Thanksgiving, on Friday, November 29 at 9:00am. The trees are the fragrant traditional New England Balsam Fir (4-11 ft.) and the dark green, low-shedding, sturdy-branched Fraser Fir (5-12 ft.). The scouts will be selling trees until they are gone. Hours are Wed 4-7pm, Thurs 4-7pm, Fri 4-9pm, Sat 9am-8pm, Sun 9am-6pm. Closed Monday and Tuesday. Along with each tree comes information on how to recycle the tree at the end of the season.

Hopkinton Drug Open Holiday House December 7th & 8th

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The annual Hopkinton Drug Holiday open house will take place December 7th and 8th from 11am until 4pm. View the schedule of events below.

Video: School Superintendent, Dr Carol Cavanaugh updates about Hopkinton Public Schools Public Hearing

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On Thursday December 5th, a Hopkinton Public Schools Public Hearing will take place at Hopkinton High School from 6 until 7pm. Topics will include Enrollment, Physical Plant Needs, 10-year Build-Out Plan and Impact of construction on academic programming. There is also an opportunity for those planning on to attend to view the newly renovated space at the White House building at 4pm.

View more in the video below!

HCAM to Host Downtown Corridor Project Forum, Monday December 2nd

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On Monday December 2nd at 7pm, HCAM will host a Downtown Corridor Project forum at the HCAM studios (77 Main Street). The program will air live on HCAM-TV and concentrate on discussion about the proposed project in preparation for the upcoming Special Town Meeting on December 9th.

The forum will feature a panel of those who are for the project and also members of a group called the Main Street Alliance, who is opposed to the project.

Weston Nurseries Dog Days Event Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather

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The Weston Nurseries Dog Days event scheduled for Sunday, November 24th has been cancelled due to inclement Weather this Sunday. New date to be announced.

Community Notice: Main Street Corridor Project - Outreach and Public Input History

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Dear All:

Last night, the Select Board asked staff to share the attached history of the Main Street Corridor Project outreach and public input efforts.

From its beginnings in 2003 with the Voices for Vision Brainstorming Session and the creation of the Downtown Revitalization Committee, what is now the Main Street Corridor Project has gone through many revisions and changes over the years as it now approaches a final solution.

Joel V. Rice, 60

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Joel V. Rice, 60, of Warwick, MA, formerly of Woodville, MA, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, November 16, 2019. Born in Worcester, MA, he was the son of Alden and Dorenda (Stewart) Rice.
Joel graduated with high honors from Keefe Regional Technical School in Framingham, MA, and was an avid top-notch machinist. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, four-wheeling, many vacations to Ogunquit Beach, and his dog Jake.


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