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Senate Passes Bill to Collect Vital Public Health Data, Establish a COVID-19 Diversity Task Force

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On Monday, May 11, 2020, the Massachusetts State Senate passed bipartisan legislation to promote equity and transparency as the Commonwealth continues to confront the COVID-19 pandemic.

The bill, An Act Addressing COVID-19 Data Collection and Disparities in Treatment, would increase the amount of statewide, publicly available data as it relates to the coronavirus, and establish a task force to study and make policy recommendations to address health disparities for underserved and underrepresented communities during the pandemic.

COVID-19 Updates & Precautions May 12, 2020 update

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Previous updates and additional information and resources can be found here:

You can see historical tracking and updates on ​Hopkinton’s Community Impact Dashboard:

Weather Trends in Hopkinton: May 4th-10th 2020

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According to the DPW weather station, the highest temperature reached in Hopkinton May 4th-10th was 71.5 degrees, the lowest was 32.3 degrees. Average temperature during the week in Hopkinton was 49.5 degrees. Humidity was at an average of 55%, the peak was 96% while the lowest was 16%. Rain accumulated 0.38 inches last week. You can see all the averages for Hopkinton below and be on the lookout for future weather updates in Hopkinton.

Announcement Regarding Ashland Legion Baseball

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In the announcement below from Ashland Legion Baseball General Manager, Rich Powell announced the season has been cancelled. The team may still take the field this year. Many Legion programs are working on playing independently. We will inform of any updates but the official Legion season in Massachusetts is cancelled for 2020.

Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce Virtual Breakfast Club May 14th 7:30am

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May 14, 2020 | 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM

This Month's Breakfast Club will feature Ostrander Insurance

About the Event
This Thursday is going to be a beautiful day!
Bring your coffee/tea and join in to learn about why Ostrander Insurance has received awards recognizing their superior service. Paul Ostrander will be our Host and give us a little bit of history from their founding in 1979 to present day and why they are so successful!

You will receive instructions on the zoom event when you register!

15 Minute Fixes and Amy Ritterbusch.. On the Hangout Hour

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The Hopkinton Hangout Hour takes place on Wednesday, May 13th 2020 at 2pm. In the episode we'll be joined by Select Board Vice-Chair, John Coutinho to talk 15 minute fixes and at 2:30, Amy Ritterbusch joins us.

Send your pictures, comments or questions on our Facebook page , in the comments section of the YouTube live stream of the program or by emailing [email protected]!

You want to come on the show for discussion? Reach out to us by emailing [email protected].

Watch Now: Library Update & Sports.. On the Hangout Hour

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The Hopkinton Hangout Hour took place on Tuesday, May 12th 2020 at 2pm. In the 35th episode we were joined by Heather Backman from the Hopkinton Public Library and at 2:30, Jared Keene from the Metrowest Daily News joined us to talk about sports during the pandemic.

Our next edition of the Hopkinton Hangout Hour takes place on Wednesday, May 13th at 2pm. In the episode we'll be joined by Select Board Vice-Chair, John Coutinho to talk 15 minute fixes and at 2:30, the Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce.

Marilyn June (McKay) Armstrong, 89

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Marilyn June (McKay) Armstrong, 89, died in Hopkinton, MA, on Friday, May 1, 2020 from
complications of COVID-19 and Alzheimer’s. Born in Butler, PA, on June 23, 1930, she was the
only child of the late Hildegarde E. (Zimmermann) Fredrick and Orville B. McKay. After her
father died, she moved with her mother to Sheboygan, WI, where she attended Sheboygan
High School. She went on to graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a BA in
Journalism. She met and married her first husband, Robert Wilvers, in Milwaukee, WI, and

Hopkinton Principal Planner Virtual Hours

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Hopkinton continues to explore options for ways to best serve our residents during this unique time.

The Hopkinton Principal Planner will be open for a virtual “office hours” drop-in on Tuesday 5/12/2020 from 4pm - 6pm. During this time, you may click the link or dial the phone number below, and be placed in line to discuss or review an item, or conduct business with the Town Planner’s Office as you would normally be able to do in-person at Town Hall.

2020 Annual Town Election Update May 11, 2020

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Below, View a message from Town Clerk, Connor Degan regarding town election. Absentee and mail voting is strongly recommended. View a FAQ Sheet above regarding by mail voting.

"Dear Hopkinton Voters,


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