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Job Posting- Substitute Counselor

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Substitute Counselors (Sports or Kids Groups)
Parks and Recreation Summer Program

The Town of Hopkinton seeks Substitute Counselors (Seasonal) for the Parks and Recreation outdoor summer programs. The programs will provide a fun, engaging and safe environment for the residents who enroll in the summer activities. Activities will feature a variety of outdoor and indoor summertime activities for kids.
Hourly Pay range: $11.00

Weather Trends in Hopkinton: June 18th - June 25th

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According to the DPW weather station, the highest temperature reached in Hopkinton last week was 90.7 degrees, the lowest was 54.2 degrees. Average temperature during the week in Hopkinton was 74.7 degrees. Humidity was at an average of 72%, the peak was 96% while the lowest was 33%. Wind Speed averaged 1.8 MPH, while reaching a high of 10 MPH. Precipitation accumulated 0.83 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.

Roadwork Notice: Crack sealing work will begin on Wednesday June 28th

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Crack sealing work will begin on Wednesday June 28th on the following streets. One lane of traffic will be open at all times. Work is expected to take about 10 days to complete. Work hours will be approximately 7am-4pm. Please do not park any vehicles in the street as it will prevent the contractor from completing the work.

Clinton St, West Elm St, Alexander Rd, Briarcliff Dr, Fruit St, Stone Crossing Way, Westfield Rd, Hemlock Dr, Huckleberry Rd, Nicholas Rd, Roosevelt Ln, Thayer Heights Rd, Ursla Dr, Split Rock Rd & Mayhew St.

Community Notice: Water Restrictions due to Water Tank Demolition

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The Town Water & Sewer Manager Eric Carty has sent out the following message regading water use restrictions. The smaller water tank on Grove Street will be drained prior to demolition next month, this will temporarily affect the available water supply. See more below.

Fatima Shrine Update 6-26-2017

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HI! My Friends,

GOOD EVENING and blessings on you and yours. I trust all of you are enjoying these nice and sunny days. Maybe summer is finally here...

Video: Ashland Legion Baseball Update 6-26-2017

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Ashland Legion Post 77 Baseball has won 4 games and lost 2 games this season but their record now stands at 6 and 2 with 2 automatic wins because Billerica has forfeited their season. View the Ashland legion schedule and video highlights below.

Video: Hopkins School Egg Drop Competition

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Hopkins Elementary School hosted the annual Egg Drop competition. Over the past couple weeks, Students put their science & engineering skills to the test working in teams of 4 to construct a contraption that would keep an egg from breaking if it were to be dropped off a building. Rather than the school roof, this year the Hopkinton Fire Department helped out with their ladder truck.

Hopkinton Town Hall Offices to be Temporarily Moved to 80 South Street

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The Town of Hopkinton has an update regarding the location of town offices during the repair and
renovations to Hopkinton Town Hall due to a flood caused by a burst pipe on April 11th:

"On April 11th, the Hopkinton Town Hall suffered extensive damage when a water line ruptured
on the third floor that resulted in devastating damage to areas of all the building’s four
floors. However, town services were up and running within 16 hours in four separate temporary

Senator Spilka Honored as MA Down Syndrome Congress Legislative Advocate of the Year

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BOSTON, MA— The Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MDSC) honored Senator Karen E. Spilka (D-Ashland) as the 2017 Legislative Advocate of the Year, in recognition of her tireless support for the Massachusetts Down syndrome community.

The award is an original painting created by self-advocate Michael Avakian of Bedford and was presented to Senator Spilka in her State House office on Wednesday.

Hopkinton Town Hall Renovation Update

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Due to flooding at Hopkinton Town Hall caused by a broken water pipe on Tuesday April 11th, Town Hall remains temporarily closed down and town offices remain at temporary remote locations.


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