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Hopkinton Public Library presents: "Thanks for the Pink Slip: the Upside to Being Downsized" Tuesday, December 1 7:00 pm on Zoom

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This webinar prepares you for success even if you have 'lost' your job. The topics covered include understanding the nature of being passionate about what you know and what you do and developing your passion into a money-making venture, whether that be as a business owner or an employed person.

Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian Appointed to National Effort to Improve Criminal Justice Data

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Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian today announced his appointment to the newly formed steering committee to guide Justice Counts, the largest, most comprehensive effort to improve the availability and utility of criminal justice data to date.

Justice Counts, made possible by the support of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, is a national, consensus-building initiative designed to help policymakers make better decisions with criminal justice data that’s more timely, less disjointed, and as useful as possible.

Hope through Community: Words and Images in Response to a Global Pandemic on Dec 4th!

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We are delighted to announce our Virtual Book Launch for the book, Hope Through
Community: Words and Images in Response to a Global Pandemic, to celebrate our newly
released publication on Friday, December 4th, 7-8:30 PM broadcasting on HCAM-TV.

This event is a celebration of a book of HOPE that has been written by community members and
published in the year of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Weather Trends in Hopkinton: November 16th-22nd 2020

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According to the DPW weather station, the highest temperature reached in Hopkinton November 16th through 22nd was 64.2 degrees, the lowest was 17.2 degrees. Average temperature during the week in Hopkinton was 41.1 degrees. Humidity was at an average of 66%, the peak was 94% while the lowest was 36%. Rain & Snow accumulated 0.01 inches last week. You can see all the averages for Hopkinton below and be on the lookout for future weather updates in Hopkinton.

Pat (Chesmore) Basinger, 78

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Pat (Chesmore) Basinger, 78 of York Beach, Maine (previously of Hopkinton, Ma) transitioned to her new life, very quietly and gently, in the company of her daughters on Thursday, November 12, 2020.

Joanne M. Phipps, 74

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Joanne M. Phipps, 74, of Hopkinton died Monday, November 23, 2020 after a battle with Alzheimer’s. She is predeceased by her husband Lawrence “Butch” Phipps to whom she was married for over 40 years. Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late Francis “Max” Carey and Mary (McDonough) Carey.

Joanne graduated from Hopkinton High School in 1964 and retired from the Southborough Post Office after 27 years. She had a passion for horses, coached cheerleading and was heavily involved in the Boosters and community groups such as The Friends of Hopkinton.

Little League Registration is Open

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November 23, 2020 - Registration for Hopkinton Little League is open through January 31, 2021. Visit to sign up. Any questions may be sent to [email protected].

Abbie Rosenberg, Rachel Dalton-Viveiros and Chelsea Rockhold on the Hangout Hour!

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On Monday, November 23rd at 2pm, Jim Cozzens hosts a brand new live episode of the Hopkinton Hangout Hour! In the episode we talk with Abbie Rosenberg of the Mental Health Collaborative and Rachel Dalton-Viveiros and Chelsea Rochold of the Hopkinton Parent-Teacher Organization.

Send us photos, comments or questions on our Facebook page , in the comments section our YouTube live stream of the program or by emailing [email protected].

Office Hours with State Rep. and the Chief Monday

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Meet with Hopkinton Police Chief Bennett and State Representative Carolyn Dykema at virtual office hours this Monday evening from 5-6pm. Public safety is a concern to everyone in the community and Chief Bennett and we welcome residents’ thoughts and concerns in this one-on-one setting.
Each guest will meet individually with us, and we will welcome guests in the order that they enter the waiting room. In order to meet with as many residents as possible, we may limit the time for each meeting if there are others waiting. We appreciate your patience.

COVID-19 Updates & Precautions November 19, 2020 update

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Previous updates and additional information and resources can be found here:
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