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Video: Hopkinton Hillers Hockey Senior Night

The Hopkinton Hillers hosted senior night for their next to last regular season home game versus Medway. Hillers Seniors presented their parents with flowers. Several Hopkinton Hillers are in their senior year including: 2- Nikolai Saporoschetz, 4- Will Karpenski, 6- Dan Delaney, 7- Kyle Canty, 14 - Mark McCluskey, 17- Alex Kosheff, 18- Billy Allen, and 19- Cam Finlayson.

In the senior night game, the Hillers lost 3-2 in a great battle against Medway. The Hillers are now 14 and 3 on the season and hopefully have many more games left after the regular season in post-season tournament play.

The Hillers remaining schedule for the regular season:
Monday 2/15 3:00pm @ Milford
Wednesday 2/17 6:30 @Auburn
Friday 2/19 3:00pm VS Northbridge (Home Game)

Check out the Senior Night Festivities below!

Hiller Hockey Senior Night

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Hopkinton Hillers Hockey Senior Night VS Medway

“Lose it for the Library!” Challenge Generates $2500 for the Library Building Project

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Hopkinton Public Library Foundation, Inc. (HPLF) has received another exciting boost in its fundraising via the Hopkinton Weight Loss Challenge. With the help of 167 participants, “Lose it for the Library” raised $2,500 for the planned restoration, renovation and expansion of Hopkinton Public Library.

Town of Hopkinton seeks a Part-Time (up to 19 hours) Young Adult Librarian

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Under the direct supervision of the Library Director the Young Adult Librarian is responsible for managing the Young Adult Services (age 12 to 18) for the library. This includes providing library resources, services and programs aimed at the young adults in the community, assessing their needs, developing and maintaining school and community relationships, creating effective web pages and maintaining library presence in teen social media forums.

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2016 Town Election Update and Happenings in Hopkinton

Below are the current candidates for the Hopkinton town election, all terms are for 3 years unless noted otherwise. For anyone interested in running, nomination papers are available for all the positions below. You can find details about nomination papers here. Also further down, check out some of the latest happenings in Hopkinton.

Board of Assessors - (Candidate Needed)
Board of Health - (Candidate Needed)

Board of Library Trustees - Vote for 2
Susan Porter
2nd Candidate Needed

Board of Selectmen - Vote for 2
Michael Umina
Margie Wiggin
Claire Wright

Cemetery Commissioners - (Candidate Needed)
Commissioners of Trust Fund - (Candidate Needed)

Constable:
Michael Umina

Hopkinton Housing Authority (5 Year Term)
Nancy Kelleigh

Parks & Recreation Commission - (Candidate Needed)

Planning Board (5 Year Term) - (2 Candidates Needed)

School Committee
Nancy Richards-Cavanaugh

Town Clerk
Connor Degan
Deb Holbrook

Town Moderator - (Candidate Needed)

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Video: Anne Carver to Remain Principal of Elmwood

Hopkinton Public Schools Superintendent, Dr. Cathy MacLeod announced that current Elmwood Interim Principal, Anne Carver has accepted the Principal Position permanently. Carver has filled the role since David Ljungberg left to take a position in the School administration office in September. You can view the official announcement below.

"Hopkinton Public Schools’ Superintendent, Dr. Cathy MacLeod, is delighted to announce that she has offered, and Anne Carver has accepted, pending successful contract negotiations, the position of Principal of the Elmwood Elementary School. In the past year, in her role as Assistant Principal and the last several months in the role of Interim Principal at Elmwood School, Ms. Carver has become well acquainted with the Elmwood School community and has begun to build meaningful, positive relationships with children, parents, staff and administrative colleagues.

Ms. Carver holds a Master of Education in Elementary Leadership and Administration from Worcester State University, and a Master of Education in Integrated Studies from Cambridge College. Her undergraduate work was in Early Childhood Education, completed at Wheelock College. She is currently the Interim Principal for Elmwood School, and previously served as the Assistant Principal. She has worked for Worcester Public Schools as a Site Administrator for the Norrback School, Worcester Arts Magnet School and the Thorndike Elementary School’s summer and after-school enrichment programs. She began her career as an Elementary Classroom Teacher in the Worcester Public School district, and has extensive classroom teaching experience.

Pending successful contract negotiations, Ms. Carver will assume the role of Elmwood School Principal on March 1, 2016."

See more of last weeks interview with Principal Carver below!

Weather Trends in Hopkinton: January 31, 2016 - February 7, 2016

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According to the DPW weather station, the highest temperature reached in Hopkinton last week was 65.2 degrees, the lowest was 13.7 Average temperature last week in Hopkinton was 39 degrees. Humidity was at an average of 76%, the peak was 96% while the lowest was 31%. Wind Speed averaged 1.7 MPH, while reaching a high of 12 MPH. Precipitation accumulated 1.21 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.

Editorial: Supporting Marty Lamb for Republican State Committee

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I would like to thank Marty Lamb for his leadership in repealing the automatic gas tax hikes. He led the statewide effort to have the legislators be responsible. Legislators now have to vote every year to account for their actions because of the efforts of Marty Lamb. No one in the race for the State Committee on March 1st has credentials anywhere close to Marty. As a retired Army Officer I can attest to his character and selflessness. We need someone with his determination and dedication to bring some balance into the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

HopkintonWX weather update

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Dangerous cold on the way!

Teach Your Teen to ‘ReACT’ to Mistakes

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Teach Your Teen to ‘ReACT’ to Mistakes

All teens make mistakes. What’s important is what comes next. An ability to correct and learn from mistakes will keep your teen moving forward, in school and in life. When she makes a mistake, teach your teen to ReACT. Those letters stand for:

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