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Hopkinton Scouting for Food 2010

On Saturday, November 13, the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts of Hopkinton will be collecting food for the Project Just Because Food Pantry to help local residents in need. Since the first Scouting for Food drive, the number of families who rely on the food pantry in Hopkinton has dramatically risen with even more families requiring assistance during the winter months. Your assistance is needed more than ever!

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2010 Seasonal Flu Clinics - Free to Hopkinton Residents

The Hopkinton Board of Health through Century Health Systems will be sponsoring seasonal flu clinics for Hopkinton residents 18 years of age and older. The first clinic will be held on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Senior Center at 28 Mayhew Street. A second clinic is scheduled for Wednesday, November 17, 2010 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., also at the Senior Center. There is no charge for the clinic.

McGovern Undergoes Surgery for Thyroid Cancer

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“Earlier today, Jim underwent successful surgery in Washington to remove his thyroid gland. During a recent routine examination, we discovered a small nodule that a biopsy showed to be cancerous. This type of thyroid cancer grows very slowly, and is successfully treatable. He’s feeling good, and his prognosis is excellent. Jim will take a few days off and is looking forward to being back at work next week for the lame-duck session. Until then, I’ll be trying to convince him to rest and stay off the phone!

Center School High Priority for Replacement

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Back in 2007, when the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) lifted its moratorium and invited schools to submit a “Statement of Interest” in order to qualify for state funds to build new schools, a total of 162 requests were received. Out of those 162 requests, the MSBA narrowed the list to 49 requests which were considered high priority. Center School was selected as one of the 49 highest priorities, qualifying in the obsolete building category.

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BOS Meeting Preview

The next Board of Selectmen's meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 9 at 6:30PM. Here are Town Manager Norman Khumalo and his Operations Assistant Geri Holland with a sneak peak at the upcoming agenda.

Rep. Dykema Brings Veterans Healthcare Hearing to Holliston

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Representative Carolyn Dykema is pleased to announce her appointment to the Sub-committee on Veterans Access to Health Care and to announce that the sub-committee will be holding their upcoming hearing in Holliston.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010, 10am
Holliston Town Hall
703 Washington Street, Holliston MA 01746

Hopkinton Secures $900,000 Settlement

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The Town of Hopkinton is pleased to announce that it has secured a $900,000 settlement in a long-standing dispute with the developer of the Hearthstone subdivision off Ash Street.

“This settlement is a tremendous victory for Hopkinton. It shows that the Town takes enforcement of its ordinances and regulations seriously,” said RJ Dourney, Chair of the Board of Selectmen.

State Election 2010 Unofficial Results

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The unofficial results from the Massachusetts State Election 2010 are now posted on the town' s website click here

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Vehicle Identification Etching Program Nov. 6th

The Hopkinton Police Department, in conjunction with the Governor's Auto Theft Strike ofrce, a unit of the Massachusetts State Police, will be sponsoring an Auto Glass Etching Program on Saturday, November 6, 2010 from 9am to 2pm at the DPW garage on Fruit Street.

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Hopkinton Family Hosts Foreign Exchange Student

Bill and Linda Casey and their son Will are hosts to one of Hopkinton's foreign exchange students, Tingsong Fu, from China. In this HCAM News video, staff reporter Mark Collins talks with Tingsong and the Caseys about their experience.

"We want to learn more about the rest of the world," says Casey. "We want to learn about China."


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