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Former Marine will be at Center School July 2nd to talk about the U.S. Flag

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As we near Independence Day, Flag of Hope is proud to announce that Bob Lavoie, a former Marine who proudly fought at Iwo Jima and witnessed the flag raising first hand will be at Center School in front of Team Hoyt's statue, sharing some great stories about the battle and what the US Flag means to him. It's not what you would expect. Come talk to Bob and thank him for his service.

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Video: HCAM News 6-19-2015

On this edition of HCAM News, we’ll tell you about the Hillers Basketball Camp, The class of 2015 had their senior night ceremonies and Hillers softball played a couple post season games but first, Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito met with local business leaders and town officials at town hall to discuss the community compact cabinet, which is an effort set forth by the Statehouse to work more closely with Massachusetts cities and towns.

Grand Opening of Sandy Beach Postponed to Tuesday.

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Hopkinton Parks and Recreation has postponed the Grand Opening of Sandy Beach to Tuesday, June 30th 5:30-7:30 due to impending weather. It looks like much better beach weather next week for a celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony.

It will be an informal, fun, family-friendly event and enjoy the new and improved Sandy Beach!!!!!!!

There will be Hot dogs & Chips, Lemonade, an Ice Cream Truck and Parks and Rec will be selling beach passes as well, and maybe some 300th anniversary items too.

Senator Spilka Receives Marathon Wreath for State House Display

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BOSTON – Consul General of Greece in Boston Ifigenia Kanara, Tim Kilduff of the 26.2 Foundation and Hopkinton Selectman Brian Herr presented a gold olive branch wreath from Marathon, Greece to Senate President Stan Rosenberg and Senator Karen Spilka at the State House last week. The wreath will be displayed in Senate Room 428 of the State House in a permanent exhibit of artifacts of importance from districts across the state.

Elizabeth Brunetta, 94

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Elizabeth Brunetta, 94, of Hopkinton, passed away Sunday, June 21, 2015 at Oak Knoll Healthcare Center in Framingham. Born in Nashua, NH, she was the daughter of the late Lillian (Miller) and Everett Bagley. She was the wife of the late Baldassares Brunetta who passed away in 2000.

Elizabeth was an Army Nurse during WWII. She worked as an RN at Framingham Union Hospital as well as privately. She enjoyed spending winters in Florida.

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Video: Crosspoint Associates Addresses CVS Concerns

Following the Selectmen meeting Managing Principal John Hueber and his son Jonathan Hueber who serves as Director of Acquisitions and Leasing for Crosspoint associates, joined me in the studio to address CVS related concerns.

Dance for our Aging Population

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Join the DAPpers Movement
A Golden Pond Assisted Living & Hopkinton Center for the Arts Collaboration with Brown University
Golden Pond Assisted Living Lodge Dining Room
50 West Main St. Hopkinton, MA 01748
Monday, July 20th at 10:00 am

Class is open to our aging population and designed for people with movement challenges. Instruction by Rachel Balaban, Regional Coordinator for Dance for PD & assisted by Brown University students

Weather Trends in Hopkinton: June 14th-June 21st

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According to the DPW weather station, the highest temperature reached in Hopkinton last week was 87.1 degrees, the lowest was 49.9. Average temperature last week in Hopkinton was 66.6 degrees. Humidity was at an average of 72.2%, the peak was 89% while the lowest was 34%. Wind Speed averaged 1.7 MPH, while reaching a high of 12 MPH. Precipitation accumulated 2.66 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.

Boston Cannons Lacrosse Clinic

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On Saturday June 28th, the Boston Cannons of Major League Lacrosse will host a free skills clinic at Gillette stadium, to benefit athletes in need throughout low income communities in greater Boston. While the Cannons have always been involved in charitable initiatives, this clinic will be the first of its kind, and is designed to immerse over 100 young athletes from urban communities in the sport of lacrosse. The clinic will feature members of the 2015 team’s coaching staff and active roster. This experience will come to these children at no cost, and will feature:

Selectmen Announce Lake Maspenock Weed Management Advisory Group

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At its June 23, 2015 meeting, the Board of Selectmen created a new advisory group to work with the Town DPW Director on management of weeds at Lake Maspenock. The Town of Hopkinton is encouraging all residents who are interested in serving on this advisory group to apply now.

In order to be considered for this Advisory Group, please apply no later than Thursday, July 9th, 2015 at Noon online or in the Board of Selectmen’s Office. The Advisory Group charge can be viewed below and on the Selectmen’s website.

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