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Hopkinton Center for the Arts Hosts Pottery Show

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The Hopkinton Center for the Arts has announced it will host an exhibit and sale featuring the handcrafted work of the Primarily Potters collective. The exhibit and sale runs November 21-23, 2014 at the HCA Farmhouse (98 Hayden Rowe Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748). The exhibit runs throughout the weekend, and features an opening ‘Meet the Artists’ public reception on Friday, November 21 from 5:30-7:00 pm.

Hopkinton's 2015 Marathon Invitational Entries Lottery Process in now open

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In accordance with Section 2 of the Hopkinton Marathon Policy, the Board of Selectmen invites applications for the upcoming 2015 Boston Marathon in the following manner:

Invitational entry applications will be distributed to qualified organizations through a random selection that will take place at a Board of Selectmen meeting on Tuesday, December 16, 2014. In order to qualify for the random selection, an organization must fit one of two category descriptions outlined in the Town’s Marathon Policy, namely:

Hopkinton Planning Board Vacancy Announcement

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On November 6, 2014 the Board of Selectmen publicly acknowledged the resignation of a member of the Hopkinton Planning Board and are currently seeking candidates for this position.

Pursuant to Town Charter provision 3-1(e), a joint meeting, consisting of the remaining members of the Hopkinton Planning Board and the members of the Board of Selectmen, will convene at a regularly scheduled Board of Selectmen meeting to appoint an individual to temporarily fill this one seat until the next Annual Town Election in May of 2015.

Hiller Cheer Racking Up Wins

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For the third year in a row the Hopkinton Hiller Cheerleaders are the Tri-Valley League Champions

Another season has begun and the Hopkinton High Cheerleaders (HHC) have, as in the past, started out strong. On October 25th the HHC went to the Panther Invitational in Marlboro MA. Where they came in first place in division two. They were proud and happy to have strong start to the season, but there was a special twist to the particular competition. Head Marlboro coach, Adrienne DeGeorge, and The Varsity Marlboro Cheer team have “adopted” a young man, Dylan, who is battling brain cancer. Adrienne sent out a challenge to all 20 teams competing.

Stop Sign, Parks and Rec Appointment, and Eagle Scout Projects Heard at BOS

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The Board of Selectmen held their biweekly meeting on Thursday, November 6th, due to the election held on Tuesday the 4th.

With a packed agenda, the board began with a public forum, where they acknowledged Patti Howell's recent certification as a Massachusetts Accredited Assessor. They also brought to the public's attention the recent resignation of Planning Board member Deb Holbrook, and made known the need for a new planning board member.

Scouting for Food Pickup on Saturday, November 8

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On November 8th, 2014, the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts of Hopkinton will be collecting food for the Project Just Because Hopkinton Food Pantry to help our local residents in need. Since the first Scouting for Food drive, the number of families who rely on the food pantry in Hopkinton has risen dramatically with even more families requiring assistance year-round. Help the Scouts Help Hopkinton!

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Video Segment: Hopkinton Fire Chief Ken Clark talks Fire Merger with Ashland

Hopkinton and Ashland Selectmen held a joint meeting to discuss a potential merger that would combine the Fire Departments of the 2 towns. Chief Clark discussed why the merger is a potential: "We have been working together for over 2 years to bring together a concept that was started by Chief Kee and Chief Doherty in 2008." "Right now we have some struggles to bring the proper amount of people to do the right job at certain calls on the street." Chief Clark explained that the operations of the Ashland and Hopkinton fire departments are very similar which makes it an ideal fit.

"This is a new concept to New England, there's some small towns in the western part of the state it could come a reality, but in New England it's very uncommon." Chief Clark further explained that the concept of the merger is new to New England but common in other parts of the country.

The merger would not take full affect until 5 1/2 years from July 1st, 2016 but changes if the merger is voted in could be seen as early as winter/spring 2015. Chief Clark is in favor of the proposed merger as he feels it will help both Fire Departments with staffing and financial resources and allow better service to the communities. Chief Clark explained the overall reaction of the fire department staff, stating that change naturally could make someone feel uneasy; "there are some skeptics, I've heard them and they're entitled to their opinions but I think going forward the model is good for both communities down the road." Chief Clark explained that his decision is based on what he feels will be best for the town of Hopkinton.

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Sheriff Koutoujian Warns Public of Ongoing Arrest Scams

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Middlesex Sheriff Peter Koutoujian warns public of ongoing arrest scams Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian warned the public today about a new wave of scam calls in which perpetrators pose as law enforcement, threatening victims with arrest for failure to pay fictional debts.

Lake Shore Drive and Hopkinton Mews Return to ZBA

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On Wednesday, November 6th, the Board of Appeals met to discuss the FY2016 Budget, Lake Shore Drive, and Hopkinton Mews.

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Video Segment: Officer John Corridan welcomed by Selectmen

New Hopkinton Police officer John Corridan was welcomed at the Board of Selectmen meeting. Chief Lee talked about Corridan's past with the Longmeadow P.D. and before that Corridan's service as a dispatcher in Hopkinton. "He did an awesome job while he was here but moved on to pursue a law enforcement career and he went to the Longmeadow P.D. for approximately 2 years. We heard nothing but good things up there, thorough background and while they were sad to see him go, we reap the benefits of a fine young officer."

Officer Corridan talked about his past and commented on what brought him back to Hopkinton; "When the opportunity came up to come back here, I guess I didn't realize how much I would miss this area." "I'm excited to get back and work with all the men and women at the Police Department I got to know for 2 years and just refamiliarize with the town and the town's people."

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