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Center School Playground Gets New Equipment

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Work has begun on the new Center School playground. In an update sent to parents, Principal Jennifer Parson says the playground will be closed until further notice while the old equipment is removed and the new equipment installed.

“The structure area has been roped off and students are not allowed to enter that area until work has been completed,” said Parson.

Recess will continue, however, and will take place outdoors on the Center School field and blacktop area behind the school as long as the construction is limited to the roped-off area.

ESL’s Holiday Concert December 12

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Enter Stage Left’s adult chorus, the Treble Makers; as well as Tone Deft, ESL’s high school/college a cappella troupe; and Tone Deft Jr., ESL’s middle school troupe; will present a Holiday Concert titled Celebrate the Season in Song on December 12 at 3:00 p.m. at the United Parish of Upton, One Central Square, Upton. Tickets are $10.00 for general admission. Refreshments will be served.

Record Crowd Expected at Hopkinton Drug Health Lecture

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Lyme Disease, Mold and Fibromyalgia are the topics to be diiscussed at the December 1st Health Lecture Series sponsored by Hopkinton Drug. This will be the tenth in a series of lectures held in Hopkinton and promises to be one of the better attended.
According to Mike Macione, Marketing Manager for Hopkinton Drug, over 40 people have already registered and the lecture has been moved to a new and larger venue, the Hopkinton Senior Center. The lecture will start at 7PM and light refreshments will be served.

High School Counseling Department Sponsors Financial Aid Night

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The Hopkinton High School Counseling Department will host a Financial Aid Night on Wednesday, December 1, 2010 in the HHS Auditorium from 7:00-9:00 pm. Carla Berg, Associate Director of Financial Services, Bentley University will be the guest speaker. Representing MEFA (Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority), she will provide an overview of the financial aid process, including types of financial aid, how to apply, and determining financing options for your family. Parents and students are encouraged to attend together.

Selectmen to Discuss Fruit Street Parcel

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The Board of Selectmen will meet on Tuesday, November 30, at 6PM to review the future of the Department of Public Works (DPW) garage in relation to the proposed elementary school at Fruit Street.

Following that, the board will go into executive session to discuss the Police Union contract. According to the agenda, the meeting is scheduled to adjourn at 7:30 PM.

Arrest Made in Break In at Cornell's

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On Friday 26 November 2010 at approximately 09:10 AM, Hopkinton Police responded to the Cornell Restaurant/Pub for a reported past breaking and entry. It was determined that the suspect had gained entry to the restaurant by means of the roof. The telephone lines and electric meter had been disabled by the suspect. A safe containing the restaurant receipts had been stolen.

The investigation led by Hopkinton police officers and detectives culminated in the arrest of:

Steven Moschini, 31, of 13 Clinton Street, Hopkinton, Mass. on the following charges:

Representative Dykema Tours IntAct Labs

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State Representative Carolyn Dykema and members of the Water Infrastructure Finance Commission yesterday visited the office and laboratories of IntAct Labs LLC., calling its technology platform potentially "game changing" for waste water treatment plants. The Representative met with members of IntAct Lab's team and toured the site for a first-hand look at IntAct Lab's advances in microbial fuel cell technology.

Khumalo Streamlines Town Committees

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In an ongoing attempt to streamline the town's committee processes, Town Manager Norman Khumalo made several recommendations for changes to the Board of Selectemen at their November 23rd meeting. Three current committees' charges and suggestions for improvements were discussed with the board, including the Economic Development Committee, the ADA Committee and the Cable Advisory Committee.

ESL Open Mike Night December 4th

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ESL’s Open Mic Night on Saturday, December 4 will feature a holiday theme, led by host Kelly Grill. Come prepared to sing your favorite holiday song!

ESL’s Open Mic will again be held at its new venue, Ciao Time Restaurant, 28 Main Street in Hopkinton, which will offer appetizers and drinks. Singers and musicians can register to perform at 7:00 p.m., and the performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5.00 per person to listen or perform.

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Hopkinton Scouts Learn about Citizenship

At a recent Pack meeting for Hopkinton's Scout Pack 4, local scouts got together to make care packages for soldiers overseas, sample some Meals Ready to Eat (MRE) and listen to resident Ted Hoyt talk about his exeriece as a Green beret.

"What we're really trying to do is teach them about citizenship at two different levels," said Scout Master Bob Murchie.


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