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Teach Your Teen How to Deal With Disrespect

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“Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere,” said English writer G.K. Chesterton. Unfortunately, when many teens want to draw the line on disrespectful behavior, they become disrespectful themselves.
Standing up for yourself—without resorting to inappropriate behavior—is an important skill. Here are some tips to offer your teen:

Preschool Accepting Lottery Applications

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Hopkinton Integrate Preschool is now accepting lottery applications through February 1, 2015 for enrollment during the 2015-2016 school year. This is a lottery for students who turn 3 years of age between September 1, 2014 and August 31, 2015. We will accept applications for students who will be 4 years old prior to August 31, 2015 and generate a waiting list through the lottery. However, please note that 4-year old opening sonly occur when a current 3-year old does not return to the program.

Hopkinton’s 300th Anniversary Celebration Kicks Off in January

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HOPKINTON, MA (December 12, 2014) – Beginning in January of 2105, the yearlong series of events to celebrate Hopkinton’s 300th anniversary will begin. Planning by the Hopkinton 300th Anniversary Celebration Committee has been, and is still, underway for several activities that will highlight, recognize and honor Hopkinton's history and the people who made it happen.

Thank A Teacher and 119th Marathon Deadlines

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Say "Happy Holidays" and show your appreciation
by Thank-A-Teacher Appeal!

Marijuana and the Teen Brain Presentation

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After a decade of declines, marijuana use has started to rise among teens in the United States and is now more prevalent than tobacco use. Adolescence is a time of critical brain development which makes teens highly susceptible to developing addiction. It is important for parents to understand the potential short- and long-term effects of this substance on brain development and overall health and well-being.

Boy Scout Troop 4 Tree Recycling

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Tree recycling is $10 per tree. Please put the cash or check in a Ziploc bag and attach it to the tree. Checks should be made payable to BSA - Troop 4. Curbside pickup starts at 9:00 AM on both days. Schedule pickup in advance by clicking here or contacting Frank D’Urso at 508-435-1002.

America’s First Day Hikes 2015

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On January 1st, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will host America’s First Day Hikes 2015 at 12 park locations across the Commonwealth. With over 450,000 acres, spanning Boston to the Berkshires, Massachusetts state parks boast a variety of beautiful settings for year-round outdoor recreation, and each hike will offer a unique natural and cultural environment. The First Day Hikes tradition began more 20 years ago in Massachusetts, and has now become a national event. 2015 will mark the 4th consecutive year that all 50 states have held First Day Hikes.

Hillers Win Season Opener

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New season, new uniforms and new expectations. The Hiller hockey team coming off their first playoff appearance in 6 years last March, look to build on that success with a wealth of new talent to complement the returning starters. Led by veteran Seniors, Jordan Carroll, Mike Messier, Brendan O'Leary and Brandon Carty, the Hillers have a well balanced team across the grades. Juniors include Nikolai Saporoschetz,Dan Delaney,Will Karpenski,Mark McCluskey,Alex Kosheff,Billy Allen and Cam Finlayson.

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Video Segment: Boy Scouts have Christmas Trees and Wreaths for Sale

Boy Scouts of America, Troop 1 have Christmas trees and wreaths for sale at 61 main Street in the Colella's Supermarket Parking Lot.

Sales continue for the next couple weeks, hours include:
Wednesday and Thursdays 4-7pm,
Fridays 4-9pm
Saturdays 9am-8pm
Sundays 9am-6pm

The scouts showed off their wreaths with a little promotional dance. The tree and wreath sale has traditionally been Troop 1's biggest fundraiser of the year.

Town of Hopkinton: Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Public Meeting

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Town of Hopkinton
Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Public Meeting
Sam Cleaves, AICP, Senior Regional Planner, MAPC

Hopkinton Town Hall, Room 215
December 16th, 5-6 PM

1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Overview of Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan and Update Process
3. Questions and Public Comment on Areas of Concern and Potential Strategies
4. Adjourn


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