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Increase Your Medicare IQ

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Are you approaching your 65th birthday? Are you over 65 and still working? Needing information for your parents?

If you will be signing up for Medicare for the first time...
- What does Part A cover?
- What isn't covered?
- What are the deductibles? Copays?
- And what about Parts B, C, and D?
- I've heard about Medigap. What is it?

If you are on Medicare now...
- Have your prescriptions changed?
- When did you last review your options?
- Has your physician network changed?

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Video: Full HCAM News footage of the 300th Anniversary Fireworks!

In the below video you can see nearly the full firework show to celebrate Hopkinton's 300th Anniversary! Happy Birthday Hopkinton!

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Video: Town Gazebo and Claflin Fountain Dedications Kick off the 300th Anniversary Weekend

Friday September 11th the 300th Anniversary Celebration Kicked off, the new plaque at the Town Gazebo honoring one of the founders and fundraiser of the original gazebo Eric Fecteau. Following the restored Claflin Fountain was revealed and the water was turned on for the first time. Chairman of the fountain sub-committee Len Holden told the history of the Claflin fountain that was erected in the memory of Charles Winslow Claflin and Maria Claflin by their son Charles L. Claflin in 1907.

Watch the ceremony highlights in the video below.

Hillers Go Down To Medfield

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A real tough day for our Hiller Golf program. The JV match was postponed at Westborough C.C. on Thursday and our Hiller Varsity team traveled to Ponkapoag Golf Club and lost to Medfield by a score of 225- 230. Medfield had the best score they’ve had in years and they were able to stop our Hiller winning streak of over two years. All of Medfield’s players shot under 39. It was their day today and congrats to them and we’ll look forward to playing them at HCC on Sept. 30th. This loss today will not define our season after 3 matches.

Weather Trends in Hopkinton: August 30th - September 6th 2015

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According to the DPW weather station, the highest temperature reached in Hopkinton last week was 92.3 degrees, the lowest was 46.4. Average temperature last week in Hopkinton was 72.7 degrees. Humidity was at an average of 71%, the peak was 97% while the lowest was 28%. Wind Speed averaged 1.1 MPH, while reaching a high of 5 MPH. Precipitation accumulated 0.04 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.

Hopkinton Begins Search for New Fire Chief

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The Hopkinton Fire Chief Search Committee has been formed and held its first official meeting on Thursday, September 10. Members are John Mosher, Hopkinton Selectman; Chris LeClaire, Fire Chief of Newburyport, MA; Norman Khumalo, Hopkinton Town Manager; Maria Casey, Hopkinton Human Resources Director and Bob Levenson, Chair Hopkinton Personnel Committee (Chair).

Hoptoberfest Returns

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It's time once again for Hopkinton Public Library Foundation's fantastic fall event, Hoptoberfest! The event will take place on Friday, October 23 at St. John the Evangelist Church Parish Center from 7:30-10:30 PM.

The 3rd Annual fun-filled fall festival and tasting night will feature local microbrews, name brand beers, and delicious food from local restaurants and caterers. Partygoers can also enjoy cigars in a 57-foot mobile humidor, taste spirits in a Hoptoberfest whiskey glass, listen to the Oompah band, and enter the very popular Home Brew contest.

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Video: HCAM News 8-28-2015

On this edition of HCAM News, we preview the upcoming Hopkinton Drug Lecture Series, The Hopkinton Library shows off their new magazine service, Snappy Dogs is heading to Kenny Chesney and we have our question of the week but first we begin with the top stories happening in town.

Hiller Golf Clocks Ashland

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Good evening everyone – It was a great day all around for our golf program. The varsity team won their 2nd match today by defeating Ashland by a score of 243 to 285. The low score always wins in a golf match. Leading the way for the Hillers today were the following:
Kyle Schlicke – 38
Nathan Tuite – 40
Nathan Mezitt – 40
Kyle Fairbanks – 41
Matt Locke – 41
Nick Scire – 43
Aidan Curry – 46
Dario Venuto – 46
We take the top 6 scores out of the eight players. The varsity record is now 2-0.

Town of Hopkinton Seeks a Full-Time Water Technician for its DPW Department

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This position performs work related to the installation, maintenance and repair of public water distribution system to commercial, residential and public properties. The Water Service Technician not only operates heavy machinery but performs a full range of complex tasks and works within established procedures and/or policies. At this level, incumbent serves as secondary Drinking Water License Operator and works with occasional instruction or assistance.


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