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Video: Ashland Legion Post 77 State Finals Run Recap

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On Tuesday July 30th, Post 77 took advantage of several fielding miscues by Lawrence and took the game 14 to 6. The win over Lawrence put Ashland into the final day of the state tournament at Fino Field in Milford.

After a Wednesday rain-out, Post 77 would play Thursday in the State Semi-Finals versus Sandwich. Luke Gustavson pitched a complete game shutout and Post 77 took the 3-0 win. About an hour later, it was State Championship time for Ashland versus Lawrence. Post 77 fell in the pitchers dual 2 to 0. Ashland Post 77's season comes to an end with 21 wins and 5 losses.

John “Johnny” Irvine, 66

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It is with great sadness that the family of John Irvine announces his sudden passing on Thursday, July 18, 2019, at the age of 66 years. He was born in Framingham, MA on September 20, 1952 to Wallace Irvine and the late Mary Gould Irvine of Hopkinton, MA. John is survived by his life partner, Barry Lee Jones, his father, Wallace Irvine and stepmother, Alberta Irvine. He leaves behind his daughter, Laura Irvine-Courage, son-in-law, Dave Courage, and sons, Adam Irvine and his wife, Sally and James Irvine. He has two grandchildren, Isabella and Olivia Courage.

Small Town With a Big Heart: Lauren Anderson Memorial Fundraiser

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“A sparkle.” That is how people who knew Lauren Anderson would have described her. Lauren and her family – parents Riki and Bob and sisters Amy and Julie - moved to Hopkinton in 1983. They quickly embraced the advantages of living in a small, family-oriented town of what was then about 6,000 people.

Lauren was five years old when she arrived in Hopkinton. According to her mother, Riki, from a young age, Lauren was always determined, set goals for herself and achieved those goals through perseverance.

Roadwork Notice: August 2, 2019

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Roadwork has been rescheduled for the following streets. All work is weather pending and dates may need to be moved forward as needed. Work hours will be approximately 7am-5pm. Chestnut St work hours will be 9am-3pm.

8/3 - Eastview Rd & Ray St. Adjust driveway aprons. 8/5-8/9 - Wildlife Dr, Pheasant Hill Rd & Partridge Rd. Adjust driveway aprons & sidewalk ramps.. 8/12&13 - Chestnut St. Milling.. 8/14 - Chestnut St. Adjust structures. 8/15&16 - Chestnut St. Paving.

Video: Ashland Legion Baseball Day 2 and 3 State Tournament Recap

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On Sunday July 28th, Ashland Legion fell to Sandwich 2 to 1 on day 2 of the Legion Baseball State tournament at Fino Field in Milford. Despite a solid complete game effort from Owen Ward on the mound, Post 77 failed to get the bats going.

Edward F. L’Antigua III, 86

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Edward F. L’Antigua III, 86, of Hopkinton and a former longtime resident of Holliston, passed away Monday, July 22, 2019 at the Blaire House in Worcester. Born in Boston and raised in Watertown, he was the son of the late Mary (Lehan) and Edward F. L’Antigua Jr. He was the husband of 64 years to Joyce (Alexander) L’Antigua of Hopkinton.

Hopkinton Veteran's Breakfast Friday August 2nd at Senior Center

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The peak of summer will bring together local veterans for their monthly breakfast, 2 August 2019, at 0900 hours, at the Senior Center. As always there will be great chow and wonderful camaraderie.

Comrades who passed away during July will be remembered, and names of those who are on "Sick Call" will be updated. This is a good opportunity to be generous with our time to visit and/or to send cards or notes to our ailing buddies. Gestures that brighten the day of a fellow veteran are always appreciated.

Video: Ashland Legion Defeats Shrewsbury in Day 1 of 2019 State Tournament

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On Saturday, Post 77 and Shrewsbury kicked off the Legion Baseball State Tournament at Fino Field in Milford. Shrewsbury scored a run in each of the first 3 innings and led 3-0 until the bottom of the 5th. Post 77 put up a pair of runs in the bottom of the inning and then scored 4 more in the bottom of the 6th to claim the 6-3 victory. Ashland will next take on Sandwich, Sunday July 28th 5pm at Fino Field.

View highlights and Post Game Interviews from todays Ashland-Shrewsbury game below!

Hopkinton Police Department seeks your feedback

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ln an effort to evaluate and formalize the vision for the Hopkinton Police Department Chief Lee
has launched the process of developing a strategic plan for the Hopkinton Police Department.
"AIlyou have to do is drive around town and you can see allthe change that is happening in
town. lt is a very exciting period of growth and we want to ensure that the police department is
poised to continue delivering the highest level of service to our community."
The first phase of the strategic plan development process is to conduct a community survey. lt

Cheryl A. Hutchinson Stock, 62

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Cheryl A. Hutchinson Stock, age 62, died unexpectedly July 24, 2019 at Milford Regional Medical Center after a brief illness. She was the daughter of Pauline M. (Greene) Hutchinson and the late Roland Hutchinson.


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