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Hopkinton Cultural Council Seeks Funding Proposals

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Proposals for community-oriented arts, humanities, and science programs are due October 17, 2016.

The Hopkinton Cultural Council has set an October 17, 2016 postmark deadline for organizations, schools and individuals to apply for grants that support cultural activities in the community.

According to Council spokesperson Barbara Timko, these grants can support a variety of artistic projects and activities in Hopkinton -- including exhibits, festivals, short-term artist residencies or performances in schools, workshops and lectures.

Weather Trends in Hopkinton: September 11, 2016 - September 18, 2016

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According to the DPW weather station, the highest temperature reached in Hopkinton last week was 89 degrees, the lowest was 43.5 Average temperature during the week in Hopkinton was 65.9 degrees. Humidity was at an average of 73.4%, the peak was 97% while the lowest was 34%. Wind Speed averaged 1.8 MPH, while reaching a high of 7 MPH. Precipitation accumulated 0.08 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.

Veterans Breakfast October 7.

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Dear Vets and Friends:

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day according to the civilian world. Hopkinton veterans -- you -- have that nutritional problem solved with chipped beef, scrambled eggs, and camaraderie on 7 October 2016, at 0900 hours, at the Senior Center.

Tickets on Sale for Hoptoberfest

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Tickets are on sale NOW for the Hopkinton Public Library Foundation's 4th Annual fantastic fall event, Hoptoberfest, taking place on Friday, October 28 at St. John the Evangelist Church Parish Center at 20 Church Street in Hopkinton from 7:30-10:30 PM.

Video: 42nd Annual Hopkinton Polyarts Festival

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Many local artists and groups were on hand for the 42nd annual Hopkinton Polyarts festival. The packed event took place on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. HCAM news caught up with some of the artists at the event including: Elise Kiscla who was selling homemade crafts to benefit Project Just Because, Chinese Brush Artist, Vartus Varadian, Painter, Dyrick Schaefer and local birdhouse maker, Frank Gross.

Video: Greyhound Friends Host Open House

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Greyhound Friends hosted their annual open house. The all weekend long event featured many activities including a dog show, dog costume contest and trick competition, many vendors were on hand with goodies and essentials for the hounds. View highlights of the fun-filled weekend below.

Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce Upcoming Events

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Marty's Open House & Ribbon Cutting
September 24th, 2:00 - 5:00 pm

Business After Hours Networking at the 110 Grill
September 27th, 5:00 - 7:30 pm
Join us for complimentary appitizers and cash bar for a great night of networking with fellow chamber members.
RSVP here.

State of the Town update at HCAM
October 5th, 7:30 - 9:00 am
Stay tuned for the agenda.

Video: Razors Edge Salon Cuts Ribbon on New Location and Celebrates 30 Years

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Razor's Edge hosted a ribbon cutting Friday evening for the grand opening of their new location and to celebrate 30 years in business. Owner, Lauren Fitzgerald cut the ribbon to welcome the new location. The salon was formally located at 85 main street and now is located in a brand new building at the 42 Main Street plaza. View the news story below.

Hopkinton Women's Flag Football League Seeking Participants

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Hopkinton Parks & Recreation aligned with the NFL to start a women's flag football league. The league was started last year and over 40 women joined, said Parks and Recreation Director Jay Guelfi "it's almost like a sorority now... they compete hard...it's really become a nice Monday night for the ladies".

Snappy Dogs Celebrates 7 Years in Business

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Snappy Dogs hot dog stand announced they are celebrating 7 years in business on their Facebook page. The locally renowned hot dog stand started their business with a space on the 61 Main Street lot at the former Colella's. Last year when CVS leased the property, the hot dog stand was permitted to stay, but with the opening of CVS, they moved to Weston Nurseries at 93 East Main St. The owners stated at first they were a bit nervous if they would be as busy at the new location but mentioned they are very happy with the results throughout the summer.

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