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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.

Kick off the Summer at the HCA with two outdoor concerts this week

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Summer Kick Off Concert
Featuring JP & Friends
Friday, June 23 from 7 - 9pm

Bring a picnic and blanket or chair and enjoy the music of JP & Friends. This is the same rocking band that performed at this years gala. We are told the ice cream truck may also stop by! This is a great fun, family event sponsored every year by the Barbara Corbett Dobson and Dave Dobson Memorial Fund.

In case of rain concert will move indoors.

Sunset Jazz - Opening Concert
Featuring Richard Hale Shaw
Saturday, June 24 at 7 - 8pm

Video: First Annual Hopkinton Multicultural Festival

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The Hopkinton Youth Commission in partnership with the Hopkinton Culture and Diversity alliance hosted the 1st annual Hopkinton Multicultural Festival. The festival brought together a few of the many different cultures that make up the Hopkinton community. Attendees got to view native dances, artwork, history and try food from several different countries. View the festivities below!

Video: Boy Scout Troop 1 Hosts Annual Pasta Dinner Fundraiser

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Hopkinton Boys Scout Troop 1 hosted their annual pasta dinner fundraiser at the faith community church, the event was a success and a good time was had by all. The event also featured a wide array on raffle items and the proceeds go towards scouting activities. View more in the HCAM news segment below.

Video: Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Roseann Sdoia speaks at Hopkinton Historical Society

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The Hopkinton Historical Society and Hopkinton Public Library hosted a presnetation by Boston Marathon Bombing survivor Roseann Sdoia.

Roseann talked about the struggles of overcoming losing one of her legs from the bombing and talked about her life previously and currently. She also read passsages from her book "Perfect Strangers: Friendship, Strength and recovery after Boston's Worst Day".

View the full presentation below.

Weather Trends in Hopkinton: June 11th - June 18th

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According to the DPW weather station, the highest temperature reached in Hopkinton last week was 97.8 degrees, the lowest was 49.1 degrees. Average temperature during the week in Hopkinton was 72.8 degrees. Humidity was at an average of 69.5%, the peak was 98% while the lowest was 23%. Wind Speed averaged 1.7 MPH, while reaching a high of 8 MPH. Precipitation accumulated 0.77 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.

Holliston, Hopkinton and Natick Receive Green Communities Grants for Clean Energy Projects

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BOSTON – Senator Karen E. Spilka (D-Ashland) announced today that the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) has awarded a total of $631,202 in Green Communities competitive grants to Holliston, Hopkinton and Natick to fund clean energy projects. The towns are among 72 municipalities across the state receiving $14 million in grants in this round of funding.

Video: 14th Annual Sharon Timlin 5K and Family Day

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The 14th Annual Sharon Timlin Memorial Event to cure ALS took place at the Hopkinton High School Middle School fields. The event has raised over $1.5 million in research towards finding a cure for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) commonly known as ALS or Lou Gehrigs disease.

Public Notice: Flow Test Wednesday June 21st on Wilson Street

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Please be advised that a required fire flow test will take place on Wilson Street at the LNG plant at approximately 9:00 AM on Wednesday June 21st . You may notice some discoloration during and after the test. Please avoid doing any laundry, dishwasher loads or other water use activities, during this time. Any discoloration that may occur will eventually dissipate. You may need to run the cold water in your home to flush your internal pipes once the test is complete.

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