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Heather's Ride 2014!

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Welcome back to Friends 4 Eva and the Heather Lynne Siebert Memorial Ride.

The 2014 ride will be held on July 19th at Laconia Harley Davidson in Meredith New Hampshire. We will begin staging and registration at 7:30 am with kick stands up at 9:00 am sharp. Your registration/donation of $35.00 per person will include all the fixens for a great day!!! T-shirt, live music from a local band and more food than you can imagine. And lots of great raffle prizes too! Pre-register before July 12th and get $5.00 off! The rain date if needed will be Sunday July 20th.

Horribles Parade 2014 Cancelled

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In consultation with the Police and weather service it was decided to cancel this year's Horribles Parade. No rain date. See you in 2015.

Dan McIntyre

(Photo by Dick Bartlett)

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Chief Lee and Sheriff Koutoujian talk scams

Chief Edward Lee and Sheriff Peter Koutoujian recently spoke to the Hopkinton Senior center and gave the seniors some tips on how to be safe and avoid being scammed. HCAM News caught up with the Chief and Sheriff at the event to get more information on some of the current scams occurring.

Esplanade Events moved to July 3rd

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Due to the pending weather on Friday, July 4th all Boston July 4th Esplanade Events, including both the Boston Pops concert and fireworks, have been moved to Thursday, July 3, 2014.

The following road closures will occur tomorrow, Thursday July 3rd:

Storrow Drive will be closed in both directions at 12:00 p.m.

Memorial Drive, Mass Ave Bridge and Longfellow Bridge will be closed at 6:00 p.m.

The public will be allowed to start entering the checkpoints, into the secure area on the Esplanade, starting at 5:00 p.m.

Trash Collection Delay Friday Only

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The 4th of July holiday will only affect Friday's trash and recyclables collection. The collection for Friday the 4th will occur on Saturday the 5th. ​ There are no other changes to the schedule for the week.

Have a safe and happy 4th of July !!

John K. Westerling
​Your ​Director of Public Works

Safe Wise Names Hopkinton One Of The Top 10 Safest Cities in MA

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Ashland Legion Takes down Tyngsboro 5-1

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On Monday evening Ashland Legion improved to 7 and 3 on the season after taking down Tyngsboro who fell to 5 and 4. Hiller Nick Burns had a terrific start on the mound as he pitched his 2nd complete game of the season. In the 7 innings, Burns struck out 7 giving up 1 run on 3 hits.

Hopkinton Education Foundation Announces 2014-2015 Grant Awards

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Foundation to Fund Grants Valued at More than $23,000

For Center, Elmwood and Hopkins Schools

The Hopkinton Education Foundation today announced details of the grants the organization will make for 2014-2015. Four grants, totaling $23,410, were awarded to Hopkinton educators across Center, Elmwood and Hopkins Schools.

Ensuring Healthy Communities

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In 1799, Paul Revere was named chairman of the Commonwealth’s first board of health in Boston and given broad authority to control the “filth and offal” that contaminated the environment. Two plus centuries later, though charged with many more responsibilities, the purpose of these boards remains the same: to provide for the public’s health and safety.

Virginia W. Mahar, 87

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Virginia W. Mahar, 87, of Hopkinton, passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014. Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late Elizabeth (Matalives) and Joseph Nogelo. She was the wife of the late James P. Mahar who passed in 1988.

Virginia was a member at the Hopkinton Senior Center and volunteered at the Michael Lisnow Respite Center. She enjoyed bowling, traveling, walking and gardening.


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