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Video: Athletic Fields Sub-Committee Hosts Public Forum to Discuss Plan for Turf Fields

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In October 2016, a sub-committee was formed to come up with a plan to renovate the fields at Hopkinton High School. Design work on the project began in April 2017. On Wednesday (10/18) the Athletic Fields sub-committee hosted a public forum to share their 2 phase plan for the Hopkinton High School Athletic Fields. The probable start date for construction is June 2018, the estimated cost is 3.8 million dollars. Gale Associates is the engineering firm that will be handling the project.

Gary Drowne Jr., 37

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HOPKINTON - Gary Drowne Jr., 37, died October 5, 2017 at Metrowest Medical Center, Framingham after a brief illness. Born in Framingham, he was the son of Suzette (Lallier) Drowne Bukirch and the late Gary Drowne Sr.

He worked as an apartment maintenance manager.

He is survived by his sisters Tracy Drowne of Orlando, FL and Christina Drowne of Spencer, MA, his nieces Ashley Kimbar, Natalia Perez, and Mia Perez and his nephew Kaiden Hanlon.

Middlesex Sheriff Peter Koutoujian Joins National Law Enforcement Leaders at Summit on Crime

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian today attended the National Law Enforcement Summit on Crime, hosted by Law Enforcement Leaders to Reduce Crime & Incarceration.

Law Enforcement Leaders, established in 2015, unites nearly 200 current and former police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors and attorneys general from all 50 states focused on implementing policies and strategies that will reduce both crime and incarceration. Sheriff Koutoujian is a founding member and the only current Massachusetts law enforcement official in the group.

Hillers Sports Update 10-17-2017

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-On Monday 10/16 Hillers Boys Soccer lost their senior night game 1-0 to the Nipmuc Warriors. Boys soccer is now 5-7-2 on the season.

-On Monday 10/16 Hillers Field Hockey shutout Dedham 3-0. Playoff bound, Hillers Field Hockey is now 10-2-1 on the season.

-On Monday 10/16 Hilers Volleyball shutout 2nd place Medway 3-0. Hillers Volleyball is now 13 and 2 on the season.

-On Tuesday 10/17 Hillers Golf defeated Bellingham 229-286 and Medfield 229-264. Hillers golf is now 13 and 3 overall on the season.

Button Cell Battery Collection

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Bring your used Button Cell batteries to the Hopkinton Senior Center to be recycled.

Hopkinton Senior Center
28 Mayhew Street

Monday -Thursday 8:30 – 4 pm
Friday 8:30 – 2 pm

All proceeds to benefit Health programs at the Senior Center.

Weather Trends in Hopkinton: October 8th-15th 2017

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According to the DPW weather station, the highest temperature reached in Hopkinton October 8th through October 15th was 78 degrees, the lowest was 33.4 degrees. Average temperature during the month in Hopkinton was 61.3 degrees. Humidity was at an average of 84.1%, the peak was 98% while the lowest was 43%. Wind Speed averaged 1.3 MPH, while reaching a high of 7 MPH. Precipitation accumulated 0.44 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.

Free Pasta Dinner at St. Paul’s October 25

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The October Community Pasta Supper at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 61 Wood Street (Rte. 135) will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 25. All are welcome to this event, which is being supported by the churches of the Hopkinton Christian Service Connection. This pasta supper is held for the community on the last Wednesday of every month.

The meal will feature pasta (gluten free available), vegetarian tomato sauce, meatballs on the side, green salad, bread, beverages, and dessert.
The pasta supper is free, although donations will be accepted.

Video: First Official Boston Marathon Female Runner, Kathrine Switzer thanks Hopkinton

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Last April's Boston Marathon marked 50 years since the date Kathrine Switzer became the first official female runner to complete the Boston Marathon. Prior to Kathrine running the Marathon once again 50 years later, she was welcomed by town officials and Hopkinton High School and given honorary citizenship, gifts and citations from town officials. Kathrine ran the 2017 Boston Marathon with other members of her organization "Fearless 261" which she created with the goal of empowering woman through running.

Friends of Hopkinton, Inc. Membership Meeting

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The Family Day was a great success.
We are now looking for new members.
Please join us:
Senior Center Nov. 9, 7 PM
Come, listen and consider joining our
Community spirited group.

Video: Hopkinton Fire Department Annual Open House 2017

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It was a packed house at the annual Hopkinton Fire Department Open House. Attendees got the chance to learn about fire prevention, what Firefighters do and the equipment they use. View scenes from this years event below.

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