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Apple Crisp: A Polyarts Tradition

Saturday, September 17th is the annual Polyarts Festival on the Town Common. The festival began in 1974 as a way for local artists to showcase their talents to the community. The daylong event features live music, crafts, and a longstanding Hopkinton tradition, the apple crisp made by the Friends of the Library.

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Library Bell to Ring in Remembrance of 9-11

In the back of the library lies a small room containing relics and treasures of Hopkinton history. Above it, lies a room containing a bell from when the library was a church. But on Sunday, the bell will signify more than just a part of Hopkinton's past. This Sunday marks the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that happened on September 11, 2001. Each year, former library trustee Jack Palitsch rings the bell to remember, honor, and reflect upon those who perished on that day. The bell will be rung at the same times that the two planes crashed into the World Trade Center buildings.

Watch the HCAM News video as Adult Services Librarian Susan Marshall talks about the ringing of the library bell.

Senator Spilka Announces September 12 Office Hours

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Join Senator Spilka and Puja Mehta, Senator Spilka’s District and Constituent Services Director, for coffee and conversation on Monday, September 12, 2011. They will update constituents on the latest news and events, and answer any questions you may have.

Hopkinton Office Hours
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Hopkinton Town Hall
Room 211
18 Main Street
Hopkinton, MA 01748
508-497-9769

Ashland Office Hours
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Ashland Senior Center
162 West Union Street
Ashland, MA 01721
508-881-0140

Holliston Office Hours
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Coffee Haven

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Hopkinton Remembers: 10th Anniversary of 9/11

This Sunday is the 10th anniversary of 9/11. American Legion Post Adjutant Mike Whalen invites all Hopkinton residents to gather at the Town Gazebo on Sunday night at 6PM for a brief memorial service; to remember and to honor those who lost their lives or their loved ones on that day.

Caliper Life Sciences Acquired by PerkinElmer

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PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE: PKI), a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: CALP), a Hopkinton, Massachusetts-based leader in imaging and detection solutions for life sciences research, diagnostics and environmental markets, for $10.50 per share, for a total net purchase price of approximately $600 million in cash.

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Moms & Tots - A New Playgroup at the Woodville Baptist Church

Listen to the HCAM News video as Pastor Laurel G. Coolbaugh of the Woodville Baptist Church and her new Associate Pastor Kelly Bishop talk about their plans for a new playgroup called Moms & Tots.

The Church is seeking to form a weekly or bi-monthly group where moms can meet for adult conversation and relationship while watching their toddlers play together in a safe environment. The Church's Sanctuary space can be wonderfully transformed during the week into a bright, sunny, and safe "sanctuary" of play for your young ones while you enjoy coffee and adult companionship at the same time.

WANTED: HCAM News Reporter

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HCAM News is looking for a part-time reporter(s) to cover local Hopkinton news, including local government news and meetings, community events, school sports and any other relevant local happening.

Position includes collecting and analyzing information about newsworthy events to write news stories for publication on our website www. hcam.tv and/or for broadcast on our half-hour TV news program.

• Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
• Ability to gather and verify factual information through interview, observation and research.

Hopkinton Varsity Volleyball Wins Season Opener

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Hopkinton Varsity Volleyball Coach Margie Grabmeier reports that Hopkinton defeated King Philip in their season opener tonight (at King Philip) 3-0 with game scores of 25-22, 25-16 and 25-8. The next match will be Friday vs. Medfield at home at 6:30pm!

This Friday: Public Workshop on the Boston Region MPO’s Long-Range Transportation Plan

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Senator Karen Spilka is inviting members of the MetroWest community to join her at a public workshop this Friday, September 9th to discuss the draft Long Range Transportation Plan: Paths to a Sustainable Region, now being considered by the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (Boston MPO). The Long Range Plan establishes the Boston MPO’s transportation vision for the region, discusses plans to accomplish the vision, and identifies the regionally significant projects to be funded over the next 23 years.

Peter MacGregor, 79

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Peter MacGregor, 79, of Hopkinton, passed away Monday, September 5, 2011 at Umass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester. Born in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late Forbes and Elizabeth (Clarke) MacGregor. He was the husband of the late Joan M. (Teel) MacGregor.

According to the Chesmore Funeral Home website, there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held sometime in October.

*Mr. MacGregor's obituary is incomplete at this time.*

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