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Hopkinton Center Trail Second Annual "Art on the Trail" Takes Shape

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The Hopkinton Upper Charles Trail Committee invites the public to the second annual Art on the Trail exhibition opening along the Hopkinton Center Trail on Sunday, August 7, from 2 to 4 p.m. The exhibit includes 20 new sculpture installations, created by resident artists and groups from Hopkinton and nearby towns. At 2:15, speakers will deliver introductory remarks at the Center Trail entrance across from Hopkinton Lumber, and at 2:45, the artists will accompany the group on a walk to visit each installation.

Veterans Breakfast Friday August 5

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Dear Vets and Friends:

The Senior Center is air conditioned! What is better to go with chipped beef and other good chow? Your buddies will begin lining-up for an 0900 hours mess. Come, and start the morning with good friends.

www.hcam.tv/series/veterans/slideshow.shtml
www.hcam.tv/veteransremember

These sites are valuable records of Hopkinton's military history.

Video: Project Just Because "Christmas in July"

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Project Just Because hosted their 5th annual Christmas in July event. This years event was hosted at the Faith Community Church. The event featured raffles, auctions and more to benefit the charity. Project Just Because became a 501(c)(3) in 2004 and raises funds towards family needs in the community. Raffle and auction items were donated to the charity from various businesses in town and the event once again had a great turnout.

View more about "Project Just Because" at www.projectjustbecause.org.

Video: Greyhound Friends International Update

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Greyhound Friends in Hopkinton hosted the annual International Update. The event featured speakers from Spain, Ireland, Argentina, Italy and the United States. The speakers addressed critical rescue operations such as stopping Greyhounds from being imported to countries with very little animal welfare laws. The update also addressed Greyhound health risks and allowed Greyhound adopters to talk about their experiences. View highlights of the event below courtesy of Greyhound Friends.

Hopkinton Center Trail Second Annual Art on the Trail Takes Shape

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The Hopkinton Upper Charles Trail Committee invites the public to the second annual Art on the Trail exhibition opening along the Hopkinton Center Trail on Sunday, August 7, from 2 to 4 p.m. The exhibit includes 20 new sculpture installations, created by resident artists and groups from Hopkinton and nearby towns. At 2:15 speakers will deliver introductory remarks at the Center Trail entrance across from Hopkinton Lumber, and at 2:45, the artists will accompany the group on a walk to visit each installation.

Roadwork Notice 8-1, 8-2 2016

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Rubber Chip Seal resurfacing work is scheduled for Monday August 1 and Tuesday August 2 on the following streets.

Monday
Downey St – Full length. Road closed to through traffic 9am-1pm.
Downey PL – Full length. Road closed to through traffic 9am-1pm.
Hayward St – South St to Second Rd. Road closed to through traffic 1pm-3pm.
Saddle Hill Rd – Edgehill Rd to Fruit St.3pm-5pm one lane of traffic will be open.

Tuesday
South Mill St – Full length. Road closed to through traffic 7am-5pm.

Please seek alternate routes.

Video: Treblemakers Chorus Performs at Christmas in July

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The Treblemakers Chorus performed at Christmas in July, hosted by "Project Just Because" at the Faith Community Church. The event featured raffles, auctions and more to benefit the charity. Project Just Because became a 501(c)(3) in 2004 and raises funds towards human needs in the community. View more about "Project Just Because" at www.projectjustbecause.org.

In the video below, the Treblemakers Chorus performs the James Taylor classic "Fire and Rain".

Video: Officer, Thomas Griffin works final day at HPD.

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Thomas Griffin has served as a Police Officer with the Hopkinton Police Department for 38 years and today he worked his final day. Chief Lee stated that Officer Griffin did not want to leave but because of his age he had to retire due to state laws. "For the 2 and a half years i've been here, Tom's been like a mentor towards me, showed me the town, gave me all the inside information, tricks of the trade, letting me know a little bit about the history of Hopkinton..he's one of the most dedicated cops i've ever met and we're certainly going to miss him.. he's been a wealth of knowledge."

Water Advisory for Hopkinton Residents

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Hopkinton's Water-Sewer Manager, Eric Carty has issued the following message to Hopkinton residents:

Sandy Beach is Opening Tomorrow, July 28!

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Sandy Beach is back open after being shut down for swimming yesterday due to high bacteria levels. Recent storms and dry weather throughout the area led to an increase in bacteria but HCAM has been notified that bacteria levels are now safe and the beach will be open for swimming tomorrow!

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