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Editorial: Supporting Ed McGrath and Janet Leombruno for Republican State Committee

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I recently read a letter to the editor which asked "What should I think about Ed McGrath?" One should start with the simple fact that Governor Baker wholeheartedly endorsed Mr. McGrath and supports him 100%. Ed McGrath has recruited and worked with dozens of candidates for legislative and state-wide office including: Mary Z. Connaughton, Jon Fetherson, and Doug Grindle. Ed served as pro bono counsel for the Massachusetts GOP, oversaw re-count elections, and ran the regional volunteer call center for candidates up and down the ballot.

Be Refreshed – Build Meaningful Relationships that Thrive

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Be Refreshed is a seminar for women on Sunday, February 28 from 6:30-8:30 PM which includes dessert followed by an engaging presentation.

Ralph Adams Cram II, 74

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Ralph Adams Cram II, 74, of Hopkinton, passed away Monday, February 8, 2016. Born in Concord, he was the son of the late Ann (Heath) and Ralph Wentworth Cram and was the grandson of Ralph Adams Cram (his namesake), and Elizabeth Strudwick. He was the husband of Sandra (Tremblay) Cram of Hopkinton.

Deb Holbrook Announces Candidacy for Town Clerk

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My name is Deb Holbrook, and I am pleased to announce that I am running for the office of Hopkinton Town Clerk!

Being a resident of Hopkinton since 2007, I have served the town in various ways as a volunteer for the Board of Health, the Hopkinton Veteran’s Celebration Committee, Baypath Humane Society, and the Hopkinton Women’s Club, to name a few.

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Video: Hopkinton Library Hosts Dog Day

The Hopkinton Library invited the public down to meet some dogs. The afternoon kicked off with a visit from Clifford the Big Red Dog and then Baypath Humane Society and Greyhound Friends dropped by with some canine guests looking for a home. Gracie, a service dog also dropped by the children's room to accompany parents and children while they read some books.

Check out video highlights from the fun day below.

Get to Know Our Muslim Neighbor, Building Bridges of Community 2/18

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Please come get to know our Muslim neighbors from the Islamic Masumeen Center of New England in Hopkinton.
Muslims are an important part of the social fabric and melting pot of cultures within America.

Join us in the lower lever meeting room at the Hopkinton Town Hall in a dialogue for better understanding and building bridges as a community, with an opportunity meet the local leadership of Islamic Masumeen Center of New England, ask questions, learn about their mosque, cultures, and beliefs at this informal social hour.

Anne Carver selected as next Elmwood Elementary School Principal

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Hopkinton Public Schools Superintendent, Dr. Cathy MacLeod announced that current Elmwood Interim Principal, Anne Carver has accepted the Principal Position permanently. Carver has filled the role since David Ljungberg left to take a position in the School administration office in September. You can view the official announcement below.

Articles Now Being Accepted for Town Meeting

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Hopkinton’s 2016 Annual Town Meeting will commence Monday, May 2, 2016. Please be advised that you can now submit articles to the Board of Selectmen/Town Manager's office. Per the Town Charter, the warrant period will close on March 2, 2016. Draft article wording should be submitted to the Selectmen’s Office or by email to for review of legal language by Town Counsel. Petition papers may be obtained and submitted at the Town Clerk's office during normal business hours.

Community Invited to meet Assistant Superintendent Finalist

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A finalist for the position of Hopkinton Public Schools’ Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction, and Professional Development has been selected.

Dr. Carol Cavanaugh: Dr. Cavanaugh holds a Ph.D. in Middle and High School Literacy Strategies from Lesley University, as well as a Master of Arts in Teaching from Boston University. Her undergraduate degree was in English, and was also awarded from Boston University.

Phyllis Ann Phillips Leonard, 83

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Phyllis Ann Phillips Leonard, beloved wife, mother, sister, and grandmother passed away Thursday, January 28, 2016 surrounded by her family. She was 83. Phyllis was born on February 3, 1932 near Gatewood, Missouri to Anne (nee Everett) and Irvin Phillips. She attended the Doniphan public schools and was active in sports, winning the athletic award for her class. She was an excellent student and also played the french horn. Phyllis was a lifelong educator with a B.A. from the University of Missouri and an M.A. from Columbia University in New York.


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