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Michael Jay Anderson, 24

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Michael Jay Anderson, 24, of Hopkinton, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015 as a result of a motorcycle accident. Born in Framingham, he was the son of Michelle (Welsch) White and her husband Chris of Hopkinton and Robert S. Anderson of Florida.

Michael was a longtime butcher at the former Colella's Supermarket in Hopkinton and most recently at Roche Bros. in Natick. He enjoyed cars, motorcycles, fishing, cooking and boxing. He had a love for his cat Baxter and also for his late cat Shadow.

Editorial: Supporting Jon Graziano for School Committee

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We are supporting Jon Graziano for School Committee because we have seen first-hand his profound commitment to the town of Hopkinton, and specifically our schools. We have known the Graziano family since before we all moved to Hopkinton. We are fortunate to have settled in such a wonderful town, with people like Jon giving much of his time to making our town even better.

Legal Education Seminar: Knowing About and Qualifying for Government Benefits

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Whether you are at home, want to move to assisted living, or are in a nursing home, there are government programs and tax deductions that can help you afford to be there. In this seminar taking place at the Hopkinton Senior Center on Wednesday, May 20 from 6:00-7:00 PM, attorney Arthur Bergeron will be talking about MassHealth, the VA Aid & Attendance benefit, and state and local benefits programs that can help you afford the living arrangement of your choice.

Kindly register by contacting the Senior Center at (508) 497-9730. Light refreshments will be provided.

2015 State of the Town Forum

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Please join us on Tuesday, April 28th at Faith Community Church to hear from Hopkinton Town Officials on the current “State of Our Town.” This event is a great primer for the upcoming Town Meeting, May 15, 2015. It is free and open to the public. It’s a wonderful opportunity to have your questions answered in an informal setting. Obtain the answers you need to make informed decisions about the Town Budget, and upcoming Town Warrant issues.

Roadwork in Hopkinton to take place this week

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A contractor working for the Town of Hopkinton in preparation for street resurfacing will be installing asphalt shim work on Tuesday April 28th and Wednesday April 29th from 7am-5pm on the following streets.

Ash St – Stone Crossing to Front St. (Tuesday)
Oakhurst Rd – Full length. (Wednesday)
Proctor St – Saddle Hill Rd to cul-de-sac. (Wednesday)
Wilson St – 1500’ North of East Main St to 2800’ North of East Main St. (Wednesday)

One lane of traffic will be open at all times but expect delays and seek alternate routes if possible.

Thank you,

Editorial: Supporting Jean Bertschmann for School Committee

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Letter to the Editor:

I am writing in support of Jean Bertschmann for School Committee.

Jean is a dedicated, intelligent and hardworking professional who has proven her effectiveness in the betterment of Hopkinton and its schools over the years.

Hopkinton 300th Anniversary Golf Tournament

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Monday June 1st at Hopkinton Country Club
• Scramble starting at 9:30 AM
• Teams of 4 players @ $150 each/$600 per team
• Prizes for the Longest Drive and 1st, 2nd & 3rd place teams
• Imperial Cars of Mendon will be hosting a chance to win a new car for a hole in one at a pre-determined hole
• Banquet dinner to follow at the Hopkinton Country Club
• Corporate, family and individual hole sponsorships available
• Event will be limited to 144 players

Editorial: Supporting Jean Bertschmann for School Committee

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The key to a thriving community like Hopkinton is found in the willingness of citizens to volunteer for committees and to serve as elected officials. Jean Bertschmann exemplifies that spirit and we are fortunate to have had her expertise and conscientiousness as a member of the School Committee since 2009. During that time, Jean has worked collaboratively with her fellow committee members, other town boards, and parents to enhance the system for all students.

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Video Segment: Hopkinton Middle School at 2015 Boston Marathon Wreath Ceremony

At the Boston Marathon Wreath Ceremony, the Hopkinton Middle School chorus sung the Greek National Anthem and 10 selected Students from Hopkinton and Timility Middle school were awarded for winning the marathon essay contest.

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Video Segment: Hillers Softball Highlights 4/23 & 4/24

4/23/2015 - The Hopkinton Hillers took on the Milford Scarlet Hawks at home and lost 7-1

Game Summary:
Bottom 1st - Milford pitcher Ali Atherton gave up 1 run as Kayla Sullivan hit an RBI single.
(1-0 Hopkinton)
Top 4th - Jill Powers tied the game with a solo home run for Milford. (1-1 Tie)
Top 5th - The Scarlet Hawks continued the offensive push in the 5th as an RBI single by Allie Piergustavo (2-1) and a 2 RBI double by Taylor Lebrun made it (4-1 Milford)
Top 6th - The Scarlet Hawks added 2 more off of relief pitcher Heather Holly as Maggie Farrell scored on an RBI single by Jenny Levine (5-1) followed by Megan Jaques reaching home after an error allowed Emily Piergustavo to reach first. (6-1 Milford)
Top 7th - Jill Powers hit a 1 out double in the 7th followed by an RBI single by Megan Jaques to plate the 7th Milford run. (7-1 Milford)

WP - Ali Atherton went 7 innings giving up 1 run on 5 hits and striking out 4. LP - Bri Mirable went 4.1 innings surrendering 5 hits and 3 runs.

4/24/2015 - The Hopkinton Hillers put the mercy rule in effect during the bottom of the 6th and took down Natick 12-0
Bot 1st - Lizzy Kelley RBI single drives in Maille Bennett (1-0), HR by Kayla Sullivan drives in Lizzy Kelley (3-0 Hopkinton)
Bot 3rd - Kayla Sullican HR drives in Lindsay Whittles (5-0), Kate Welzel scores on Nicole Comeau Sacrifice Fly (6-0 Hopkinton)
Bot 6th - Kate Welzel hits RBI single scoring Lindsay Whittles (7-0), Heather Holly RBI single scores Lizzy Kelley (8-0), Bri Mirabile 2 RBI single scores Kayla Sullivan and Kate Welzel (10-0), Nicole Comeau 2 RBI 2b scores Heather Holly and Bri Mirabile. Mercy rule put in affect (12-0 Hopkinton)

WP Bri Mirabile lasts 5 innings and gives up 0 runs on 1 hit, striking out 4. LP Taylor Erickson gave up 6 earned runs on 7 hits.

See Highlights in video below

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