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Video: 15th Annual Sharon Timlin 5K and Family Fun Day

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This past weekend the 15th Annual Sharon Timlin Memorial 5K and Family Fun Day event took place at the Hopkinton High School fields. The event attracted hundreds of people from all over the Northeast and once again raised great funding towards the battle with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis). View scenes of the fun-filled event below and view more information at: www.

Wage Theft Bill Passed Unanimously by Massachusetts Senate

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Advocates Call on House, Governor Baker to Act
$700 Million Illegally Stolen from Workers by Employers in Mass. Every Year

Boston, MA – Hundreds of protestors marched on Beacon Hill yesterday demanding wage theft legislation to be passed before the end of the session. Today, the Massachusetts Senate unanimously passed S.2546, a bill tailored to curb the epidemic of wage theft occurring across the Commonwealth.

HPLF Delivers $443,956.00 to Town at Selectmen’s Meeting

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At the June 19, 2018 Board of Selectmen meeting, Hopkinton Public Library Foundation, Inc. (HPLF) delivered the first installment of its $1 million contribution from its fundraising campaign. HPLF Board members Laura Barry and Scott Richardson delivered a check payable to the Town of Hopkinton in the amount of $443,956.00. This amount represents the Town’s FY2019 debt service for the Library building project.

Seventh Annual Touch-A-Truck and Food Truck Festival Raises Nearly $20,000

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Hopkinton Public Library Foundation wishes to thank all who made its 7th Annual Touch-A-Truck and Food Truck Festival a huge success on Sunday, June 3rd! With over 2,500 guests attending the event, Touch-A-Truck raised nearly $20,000 for the Hopkinton Public Library!

Video: Elmwood Elementary Hosts 1st Ever International Night

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On Thursday (June 14th) Elmwood Elementary hosted their 1st ever International Night. The event included performances, dances and food tasting from several different cultures. The event took place in two parts with an hour featuring the 2nd grade class and an hour for the 3rd grade class. View the video below.

Video: Baypath Humane Society Pets of the Week

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Baypath Humane Society currently has 15 cats available for adoption. Beth Watson from Baypath recently introduced four of the cats available: Legree, Earlene, Lois and Earlene. View video below.

Weather Trends in Hopkinton: June 10th - June 17th 2018

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According to the DPW weather station, the highest temperature reached in Hopkinton June 10th through June 17th was 92 degrees, the lowest was 47.5 degrees. Average temperature during the month in Hopkinton was 65.4 degrees. Humidity was at an average of 65.5%, the peak was 97% while the lowest was 26%. Wind Speed averaged 2.5 MPH, while reaching a high of 12 MPH. Rain accumulated 0.03 inches last week in Hopkinton. You can see all the averages for Hopkinton below and be on the lookout for future weather updates in Hopkinton.

Enough Jr. a Story of Discovering One's Self Worth

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ParadiseMoves brings contemporary fusion dance and original music to the stage in it's junior production of Enough at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts. Enough Jr. explores topics surrounding mental health, sexuality, identity, personal growth, therapy and the power of the love and support of friends and family.

The first act's powerful performance is followed by a facilitated discussion that connects audience members with each other (Act II).

Hopkinton Planning Board Vacancy Announcement

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The Planning Board currently has one vacancy and the Town is seeking candidates for the position. The term of office will expire at the May, 2019 election. The Planning Board is an elected board, whose members serve five year terms. The establishment of municipal Planning Boards is authorized by Mass. General Law, Chapter 41, Section 81A. Among its many diverse roles, the Board is charged with the following duties, which are contained in the General Laws and the Hopkinton Zoning and General Bylaws:

Marathon School Playgrounds Closed for Safety

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Dear Hopkinton Community,

Please be advised that the playgrounds and parking lot at Marathon Elementary will be closed until mid-July to ensure children’s safety while we continue to receive furniture deliveries, complete punch list tasks, and transport truckloads of materials from Center School as well as from the Integrated Preschool housed at Elmwood. Essentially, the Marathon site remains very active; therefore, the playgrounds must be closed to the public.


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