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The Causes of Cancer

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“You have cancer” are three words no patient ever wants to hear. The disease, however, is a common one. It is the second leading cause of death in the U.S., surpassed only by heart disease, and claims nearly 600,000 lives every year. The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 1.6 million new cases will be diagnosed this year.

Public surveys show that many people not only lack understanding of what causes cancer, but also have many misperceptions about how the disease develops.

Spring/Summer Online Registration Opens Tonight at Midnight!

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The Hopkinton Parks & Recreation Department is proud to provide you with our activity registration system and website. To get started please Create an Account with all your household information. The data provided - emergency contacts, medical information, etc. - will help us better serve you. This info will also be automatically placed into your registration forms.

Treblemakers To Hold Trivia Night Fundraiser in Hopkinton

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Enter Stage Left Theater’s (ESL) adult chorus group, the Treblemakers, is hosting a Trivia Night Contest at Cornell’s Irish Pub (229 Hayden Rowe St., Hopkinton). The fundraiser will take place Tuesday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m. The cost to participate is $10 per person, with a max of five players per team. Cash prizes for top three finishers. 50/50 raffle tickets will be available at the event. To pre-register contact ESL at (508) 435-2114 or esltheater@comcast.net.
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Enter Stage Left Theater (ESL) presents “Sondheim at the Movies: Songs from the Screen,”

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Enter Stage Left Theater (ESL) presents “Sondheim at the Movies: Songs from the Screen,” a musical revue featuring the film and television works of award-winning composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim. Written and directed by Mark DiCampo, the show will include songs from “Into the Woods,” “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” “West Side Story,” “Gypsy,” and “Dick Tracy.” The cast is comprised of high school actors from Hopkinton and adjoining towns. Performances are Thursday, April 30 through Saturday, May 2, at 7:30 p.m.

Africa Night at Fatima Shrine

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The Xaverian Missionaries are offering the third annual Africa Night at Fatima Shrine in Holliston on Saturday, April 11 beginning at 7:00 PM.

This year the focus will be on the Ebola Crisis in West Africa. Come and hear the backstories to this terrible challenge to the people of Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.

The speaker will be Sr. Rosanne Rustemeyer, SSND, who served many years in Sierra Leone, West Africa and has recently returned to the USA. For more information, call 508-429-2144.

Mission Retreats at Fatima Shrine

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The Xaverian Missionaries at Fatima Shrine in Holliston are offering day retreats each month on themes for the celebration of Consecrated Life, called by Pope Francis, as well as celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Mission Document from Vatican II Ad Gentes. These retreats will take place at the Shrine on the Second Sunday of each Month (except May 3rd) giving those who come an opportunity to celebrate the many ways that Mission can be expressed and lived. Come to share the many Mission Stories of Faith and Service.

Veterans Breakfast on April 3

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Dear Vets and Friends:

It's "Chipped Beef Friday!" Muster will be on 3 April 2015, at the Senior Center mess hall at 0900 hours. Get there early for tasty muffins to go along with that first cup of Joe, and of course, prime seat selection. If there are transportation difficulties, call Amy Beck by 1 April 2015, 508 497-9730.

Limited edition marathon prints to benefit Hopkinton’s 300th Anniversary now available

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The 26.2 Foundation in conjunction with the Hopkinton 300th Anniversary Celebration Committee announces the sale of 300 signed, limited edition prints featuring iconic symbols of Hopkinton’s “Marathon Footprint” including the Team Hoyt sculpture, the “Spirit of the Marathon” sculpture, the “Starter” sculpture and the gazebo on the Town Common.

“These prints capture and express the respect, love and admiration the town of Hopkinton has for the Boston Marathon,” said 26.2 Foundation president Michael Neece.

New Hours for Hopkinton Elementary Schools 2015-2016

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Elementary Schools in Hopkinton released their new hours for the 2015-2016 School year. Hopkins School will start at 8:15am and end at 2:30pm, Elmwood and Center School will start at 9:00am and end at 3:15pm.

Currently Hopkins and Center School starts their day at 8:55am and releases at 3:10pm while Elmwood starts at 8:15am and releases at 2:30pm.

"The NEW Elementary School Start times effective in the 2015-2016 School Year are listed below:

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