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Hopkinton Center for the Arts Gets Funding Support

The Hopkinton Community Endowment (HCE), an organization founded to improve the quality of life in Hopkinton through funding projects, has announced its support for the Hopkinton Center for the Arts. According to their recent press release, the Endowment is initiating a capital campaign to develop the facility which will be located at the current site of the Cultural Arts Alliance and Enter Stage Left (ESL) Theater.

Have you Made Plans for MLK Day?

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MLK Mural

Would you like to make sandwiches for the homeless, bake cookies for the hungry, or make blanets for those in need? Or do you have another idea about how you can participate in Hopkinton's 4th Annual MLK Day of Giving Back? Now is the time to start thinking and planning about how you can make a difference.

Sophie. A. Deletti, 91

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Sophie. A. Deletti, 91, died Wednesday December 8, 2010 in Marlborough. Born in Milford, she was the daughter of the late John and Rose
(Shumski) Johnson. She was the wife of the late Stephen Deletti, who died inDecember 2003.


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The Center for Disease Control estimates between 1.6 to 3.8 million people suffer from concussions each year. In Hopkinton a local medical practice has diagnosed twenty children with concussions in the first two months of school. Many of these children experience reduced concentration, short term memory, and comprehension that affect their school success.

Because of this, the Hopkinton Public Schools Wellness Committee and Main Street Pediatrics have partnered to present an information session entitled Understanding Concussions for parents and interested community members.

Registration Opens for HPTA Extracurricular Programs

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Ultimate Sports, Little Actors, Karate and Lego Mania are among the courses being offered by the HPTA for their winter session of extracurricular programs. Registration for the HPTA Extracurricular Programs at Center, Elmwood and Hopkins schools opens at 12:01 AM on December 8 and can be done online at or on a first-come, first-serve basis at all of the participating schools.

Foreign Language Department Looking for Host Families

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The Hopkinton High School Foreign Language Department is looking for Hopkinton Host Families for 12 French exchange students over a two-week period from the last week of February until the first or second week of March. For more information or an application, please email Mr. Mitchell at [email protected]

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Tree Lighting on the Common

The Annual Caroling on the Common and Tree Lighting ceremony took place over the weekend with something for everyone. The Hopkinton High School Chorus kicked off the singing, followed by a group of local Girl Scouts. Children who were anxiously awaiting the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus were not disappointed and had the opportunity to present their wish lists. Watch the HCAM News video for more details. Mike Preite, Director of Parks and Recreation talks about the history of the event, local girls scouts describe their service projects, and Mike Whalen talks about the success of the Marine's Toys for Tots program.


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Are you feeling lonely and sad this Christmas? You are not alone if you are having trouble feeling joyous during this holiday season. Christmas is for many a painful reminder of what has been lost. For those dealing with financial strain, depression, grief, or illness, the holidays can be anything but happy.

Whatever the reason, if you are looking for a non-denominational service

Planning Board Agenda for December 6

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Hopkinton's Planning Board will meet on Monday, December 6th at 7:30 in Room 211 at Town Hall. See the agenda below for details of what will be discussed at Monday's meeting.


7:30 Approval Not Required Plan – 198 & 224 South St. – DiCarlo

7:35 Continued Public Hearing – Legacy Farms Road South Definitive Subdivision Plan
Applicant: Legacy Farms LLC

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HPTA Presents Homework Made Simple

The HPTA sponsored program "Homework Made Simple" took place on Tuesday, November 30 at the HCAM Studio. Parents were invited to listen to a presentation by Ann Dolin, M.Ed as she offered tips and tools for stress-free homework.

"What is the biggest obstacle your and your child face when it comes to homework?" asked Dolin.

To begin her program, Dolin identified six types of students and asked parents which profile fit their child.

1) Disorganized
2) Rusher
3) Procrastinator
4) Avoider
5) Distractible
6) Easily Frustrated


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