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Live Annual Town Meeting Updates 2016

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Stay Tuned to this page for Live Annual Town Meeting Updates. Town Meeting is scheduled for 7pm Monday May 2nd, Tuesday May 3rd and Wednesday May 4th. View the full town meeting warrant here! View town meeting live here: or Comcast Channel 8, Verizon Channel 30.

Motion to change order of Article 51 (Town Clerk), to come after Article 7 (Set the Salary of Elected Officials) - Passed

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Video: HCAM News 4-22-2016

On this edition of HCAM News, some of the elite Boston Marathon runners from Kenya visited Elmwood for the 24th straight year, Girl Scout troop 65040 hosted an edible book festival to raise funds for the serenity house and we have a preview of this years Hillers boys track team but first, it was Marathon Madness in Hopkinton as many events took place throughout town prior to the running of the 120th Boston Marathon. Here are the highlights from what was a very exciting and fun week in town.

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Video: Little League Parade 2016

The Hopkinton Little League season officially kicked off on Sunday April 24th. View the full annual kickoff parade in the video below.

The Hop Swap is Back

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Save the date! The Hop Swap returns on Saturday, May 7 from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM at the High School Cafeteria. Hop Swap is a community-wide tag sale event to reuse children's clothing and items. Be green and save money for a great cause! Fill a bag for $15, or $10 if you donate items. All proceeds benefit the HPTA and HopMoms.

HMS Baseball feats Medfield

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The HMS baseball team improved its recorded to 2-0 with a 7-1 victory over Medfield on Friday. Jack Wehle and Nate Bertucci-Bissonnette pitched well. Jack three one hit ball through 5 innings. Nate closed the door the final two innings. Drew Saporoschetz led the offensive attack. The team plays three games this week. Tuesday and Wednesday are home games.

Join Hopkinton Little League for the 2016 $5K Draw and Summer Luau Fundraiser

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Join Hopkinton Little League and welcome in the new season! Hopkinton Little League is holding its annual fun-filled night out and fundraiser! This year we celebrate with a $5K Draw and Hawaiian Luau themed party at Woodville Rod and Gun Club on Friday May 20. From 7-11pm, enjoy music and dancing in your favorite luau garb. The 50/50 and Basket Raffles, Silent Auction items and Sport Memorabilia promise to provide plenty of opportunity to go home with awesome prizes.

Live Town Election Debate on HCAM May 10th!

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Candidates from 6 contested races in the Hopkinton Town Election will be asked questions for debate. The debate will air live on HCAM (Comcast Channel 8, Verizon Channel 30) or feel free to join the studio audience. The event will be Tuesday May 10th at 7pm until 9pm.

Panelists Include: Tom Nappi, Michelle Murdock, Amy Ritterbusch

Candiates Include: Board of Selectmen, Town Moderator, Constable, Board of Health, Parks & Recreation, Town Clerk

Hopkinton Garden Club Plant Sale on May 14th Supports Civic Projects

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The Hopkinton Garden Club will hold its annual Plant Sale on Saturday, May 14th from 8 a.m. to noon on the Town Common. Please stop by to choose from our wide selection of perennials from Club member gardens; perennials, annuals, herbs and vegetables from select wholesalers. To add some whimsy to your garden, we’re offering glass flower decorative art. The plant sale is a great opportunity to meet Club members and to learn about different varieties of plants. We look forward to sharing our enthusiasm about gardening and to helping you make good plant choices for your garden.

Hopkinton artisans open their homes April 30

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Whitehall Artisans invite the public to tour their home studios, all located in Hopkinton around picturesque Lake Whitehall, on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors to their individual studios will be able to view the artists’ works, see how they are made, ask questions and purchase original pieces.

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Video: Hopkinton Women's Club Meet the Candidates Night

The Hopkinton Women's Club hosted their annual Meet The Candidates night at HCAM. The program is meant to introduce town election candidates to the community. View this years candidates and watch the entire broadcast below.

BOARD OF SELECTMEN, For 3 years, Vote for 2 – Contested Race
Brendan T. Tedstone
Michael P. Umina, Sr.
Margaret A. Wiggin
Claire B. Wright

TOWN MODERATOR, For 3 years, Vote for 1 – Contested Race
Bruce G. Karlin
Thomas J. Garabedian

TOWN CLERK, For 3 years, Vote for 1 – Contested Race
Connor B. Degan
Henry R. Kunicki

BOARD OF ASSESSORS, For 3 years, Vote for 1
Mary Jo LaFreniere

BOARD OF HEALTH, For 3 years, Vote for 1
Philip A. Cohen
Jennifer C. Flanagan

BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES, For 3 years, Vote for 2
Michael J. McNamara
Susan E. Porter

CEMETERY COMMISSIONER, For 3 years, Vote for 1
John L. Palmer

COMMISSIONERS OF TRUST FUND, For 3 years, Vote for 1
Maureen Bumiller

CONSTABLE, For 3 years, Vote for 1 – Contested Race
Michael P. Umina, Sr.
Michael A. Hayes

HOPKINTON HOUSING AUTHORITY, For 5 years, Vote for 1 – Contested Race
Nancy E. Kelleigh,
Emily R. D’Urso,

COMMISSIONERS OF PARKS & RECREATION, For 3 years, Vote for 1 – Contested Race
F. Eric Sonnett,
Kelly W. Karp,

PLANNING BOARD, For 5 years, Vote for 2
Clifford D. Kistner,
David M. Paul,

SCHOOL COMMITTEE, For 3 years, Vote for 1
Nancy M. Richards-Cavanaugh

Polls are open 7:00am-8:00pm on Monday, May 16.


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