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Watch Now: Hopkinton School Committee Discusses Mask Use in Public Schools

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The School Committee met in the HCAM Studios on Thursday August 12th and heard feedback from the public about facemasks in Schools. The question to require facemasks in Schools to help prevent COVID-19 outbreaks has been a heavily debated issue throughout the country.

View some of the discussion in the video below, a vote is expected at the Thursday, August 19th School Committee meeting which will air live on our HCAM-ED channel and Youtube page, starting at 7pm.

Town of Hopkinton to Offer COVID-19 Emergency Housing Relief

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HOPKINTON -- Town Manager Norman Khumalo is pleased to announce that the Town
of Hopkinton will be offering a COVID-19 Emergency Housing Relief Program for
residents.

The Emergency Housing Relief Program, funded by Community Preservation Act
funds, was approved at the 2021 Hopkinton Annual Town Meeting. The program will
provide COVID-19-related emergency mortgage and rental assistance for low and
moderate income households.

Watch Now: South Asian Circle of Hopkinton talks Upcoming Virtual 5K and Chai Tasting

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Ruta Upalekar of the South Asian Circle of Hopkinton joined HCAM news to discuss the upcoming Virtual 5K to benefit the Hopkinton emergency fund. View more details of the Virtual 5K here! Hopkinton High School Student and member of the Diversity Club, Evanya Mathur joined in the conversation to talk about ‘Chai on the Common’ at the September 12th Hopkinton Farmers Market.

Watch Now: "Grupo Fantastico" and "Hot Acoustics" perform at Concerts on the Common series

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The Hopkinton Parks and Recreation commission have been hosting their concert’s on the common series throughout the summer, here’s a look at some of their most recent performances including "Groupo Fantastico" and "Hot Acoustics".

Upcoming performances include: "Din Check" on August 15th and "Jumpin Juba" on August 22nd. Both Performances start at 5pm at the Hopkinton Town Common.

Construction Advisory for Downtown next week.

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Construction Advisory No. 13 August 13, 2021

Two Week Look Ahead

Please be advised that this schedule may change due to weather conditions and existing conditions
found while performing the tasks below. This work may impact traffic and require lane and sidewalk
closures limiting access to driveways and entrances to businesses.
What to Expect for the Week of August 16, 2021

Joseph A. Sergi passes

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Joseph A. Sergi, formerly of Dedham, passed away peacefully August 10, 2021 in his home with his loving family by his side. He was a very proud American and a veteran of the United States Navy, serving on his beloved “Haddo” Submarine in World War II and the Korean War. In later years he was instrumental in coordinating the Haddo reunions, which were a huge success. He was the last of the Haddo shipmates.

Vendors Wanted for Craft Swap

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Calling all crafters/vendors!

Have you been crafting during covid? Cleaning out? Selling a product line such as beauty products, soaps, candles, homewares, photography, etc? Have a service or business you'd like to promote? This is a great opportunity to sell your wares locally. All are welcome!

Craft show/swap meet on September 26, 2021 from 10 am - 4 pm at the Woodville Rod & Gun Club. Calling for crafters or vendors to join us. Four inside spaces remaining are reserved for crafters (spaces are 8 x 10 or 10 x 10, $40-50 to include a covered table and 2 chairs).

Overnight I-90 Lane Closures East and Westbound between Southborough and Westborough

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No Daytime Lane Closures

All local roads will remain open

What is happening

I-90 East and Westbound Travel Lane Closures for Bridge Waterproofing and Paving

The primary work this weekend will be to waterproof and pave the westbound bridge over Woodland Road and the eastbound bridge over Cordaville Road in Southborough and the westbound bridge over Flanders Road in Westborough during overnight hours from Thursday, August 12, to Monday morning, August 16.

Virtual Youth Public Safety Academy program announced

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Fire, bicycle and water safety as well as physical fitness will be the focus of this year’s Virtual Youth Public Safety Academy (YPSA), the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office announced today (preview video link).

“We are excited to once again be able to offer a series of online lessons for youngsters living in our 54 cities and towns,” said Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian. “While we are disappointed we are not able to meet in person this summer, our YPSA staff and community partners have put together an outstanding set of public safety and health lessons for children and families.”

Baypath Humane Society: Meet Alli!

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Meet Alli! This happy, energetic girl is so excited to meet her new family! Alli loves to go for walks and play with toys. She loves to be with people, and we think she would be best in an adult only home. She is ready to go to school and learn some tricks with her family. If you think she is the girl you've been waiting for, please email [email protected] today!

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