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Handouts for Tuesday's BOS Meeting

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The Board of Selectmen meet on Tuesday, August 16th. Attached are the handouts for the meeting. Please note that the meeting takes place at the Hopkinton Senior Center.

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Sandy Beach is Open

At 10:30 on Thursday August 11, Parks and Recreation Director Mike Preite announced that Sandy Beach has been reopened. In a statement released by The Board of Health, Administrator Ed Wirtanen says, "I have heard from the testing laboratory that the water samples taken at Sandy Beach on August 9, 2011 are within bathing water standards. The Parks and Recreation Department have re-opened the beach for swimming."

Watch the HCAM News video below for a quick visit to Sandy Beach.

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Selectmen's Preview

Watch the HCAM News video of Town Manager Norman Khumalo and Geri Holland as they preview the agenda for the upcoming Board of Selectmen's meeting on Tuesday, August 16th.

HHS Golf Fundraiser Postponed to August 24

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The decision has been made to postpone the Hopkinton Golf Fundraiser from this Monday, Aug. 15TH to the new date WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24TH- Same times @ Shining Rock C.C. Registration 11:00-11:30 and golf at noon.

This decision was based on the forcast of rain all day on Monday. The Shining Rock C.C. needed to have an answer by this morning because they had to plan on food for 160 people. So let's hope our date on Aug. 24th is a beautiful day. It's the day before we start our HHS golf try-outs and season. Good way to kick off the new season.

Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend

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The 2011 Sales Tax Holiday is this weekend – Saturday, August 13th and Sunday, August 14th! These two days will help local businesses and working families – giving everybody a break, just in time to send our kids back to school.

Host Families Needed for International Students

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Hopkinton High School will host new international students this fall. The district is still looking for host families. Currently there are three students to place; two females and one male, all from China. A family to host the new Chinese teacher is also needed. All of these students and teacher are looking for a home for the year.

For more information email, Ashoke Ghosh at [email protected] or call the high school at 508-497-9820 ext. 1005.

HCAM News Tonight at 6PM and 10PM

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Tune in to HCAM News tonight at 6PM for our latest broadcast! We'll visit Snappy Dogs as Channel 5's Chronicle team is on site, and we'll hear first hand from Weblo Scout Ethan Ritterbusch as he talks about his experiences as a member of Hopkinton's Pack 26. We'll also get a sneak peek at the movie "Shades of Gray" produced by a group of YMCA who spent two weeks this summer in the HCAM studio learning about TV production, and meet US Senate candidate Tom Conroy. All this and more from Hopkinton's television station, HCAM-TV.

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Channel 5 Chronicle Visits Snappy Dogs

Lunchtime on August 2nd was no ordinary day for friends Lisa Volpe Hachey and Teresa Boyce. Sure, many customers swarmed their Snappy Dog's store front looking for mouth-watering hot dogs to fill their lunch hour hunger as has become a daily occurrence, but this day was special. Boston's ABC affiliate WCVB Channel 5 stood alongside the crowded lines as they filmed an upcoming segment for their popular newsmagazine show, Chronicle. Lisa's father, Tony, cannot help but smile at all that these entrepreneurial women have achieved in such a short time.

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Join Cub Scout Pack 26!

The Law of the Pack says the Cub Scout helps the Pack go and the Pack helps the Cub Scout grow. Hopkinton's Pack 26 is trying to accomplish both of these goals as they kick off their fall recruiting effort with a Family Movie Night a the Mendon Drive-in on Friday, August 18th.

Weblo Ethan Ritterbusch stopped by the HCAM studio to talk about how much he enjoys scouting and encouraged other boys to join Pack 26.

“We're really trying to get new recruits for this year of Tiger Cubs," said Ritterbusch. "We need to keek this Pack running."

July 2011 Shoot Photos

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Now you can see all of our photos for the month of July at Scene in Hopkinton. What happened in Hopkinton in July? From the Horribles Parade to Concerts on the Common and breakfast at the Senior Center, pictures tell the story.

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