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Hopkinton Selectmen Announce Final Fire Chief Candidates

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The Hopkinton Fire Chief Search Committee concluded its work last night by recommending two candidates to the Board of Selectman: Hopkinton Fire Department Deputy Chief Steve Slaman, and Framingham Fire Chief (and former Hopkinton Fire Chief) Gary Daugherty.

Current Chief Ken Clark plans to retire in January of 2016.

Representing the Search Committee were Selectman John Mosher, Town Manager Norman Khumalo, Human Resources Director Maria Casey, Newburyport Fire Chief Christopher LeClaire, and Personnel Committee Chairman Bob Levenson who served as Chair of the Committee.

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Video: Hillers Golf Receives TVL Championship Trophy

At the end of the season golf banquet, 36th year Head Coach Dick Bliss and the senior captains (Geoff Holler, Jake Doherty and Matt Johnson) hoisted up the TVL championship trophy and many awards were given out to members of the team after an incredible 17 and 1 season. Some of the captains along with coach Bliss presented Athletic Director Eric Karjel with the 3rd straight Hillers Golf TVL championship trophy. The Hillers have made the state tournament 21 consecutive seasons.

Geoff Holler was voted by TVL coaches as the TVL Most Valuable Player while Freshman Abby Jaye won Hillers rookie of the year. Others honored include; Senior Aidan Curry, Junior Stephen Auslander, Junior Jonathan Simmer, Junior Nathan Tuite, Senior Nick Scire, Senior Jake Doherty and Senior Matt Johnson.

Seniors on the team featured: Geoff Holler, Jake Doherty, Matt Johnson, Drew Simi, Connor Czerepuszko, Nick Scire, Dario Venuto, Aidan Curry, Jake Southern, Matt Locke and Nate Mezitt. The majority of seniors on the team were part of the last 3 TVL championship runs.

Check out the highlights below.

HCAM's Annual Meeting 2015 - Be there!

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Are you HCAM Crew, a community non-profit member, or someone interested in Hopkinton's Television Station? Then you should come to our Annual Meeting, where you will learn what we have been up to, and what's coming up!

The meeting is Saturday, November 21, 2016 from 4-6 pm at our studios. Send Jim an email ( and let me know you're coming.

I promise it'll be fun!

@HopkintonWX Update

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Weather Trends in Hopkinton: November 1st - 8th 2015

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According to the DPW weather station, the highest temperature reached in Hopkinton last week was 74.7 degrees, the lowest was 35.1. Average temperature last week in Hopkinton was 54.3 degrees. Humidity was at an average of 74.9%, the peak was 97% while the lowest was 31%. Wind Speed averaged 1.3 MPH, while reaching a high of 8 MPH. Precipitation accumulated 0 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.

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Video: HCAM News 11-6-2015

On this edition of HCAM news, Hillers sports has a couple teams in the Fall post season and Hopkinton High School got dressed up for the annual Halloween costume contest but first after nearly 5 years of planning, fundraising and renovating, the Sky’s the limit Middle School courtyard officially opened. The courtyard will be used for theatrical and musical performances as well as class room and student activities. Here is the long awaited opening ceremony for the middle school courtyard.

Help Your Teen Stay Strong When Peers Put Pressure On

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Peer pressure is a real concern for parents, and it should be. Many teens say that if pressured by friends, they would do something they wouldn’t normally do.

To help your teen withstand peer pressure and do the “right” thing, you can:

Jean E. Brown, 93

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Jean E. Brown, 93, of Hopkinton, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on November 13, 2015. Born in Dana, MA, she was the wife of the late Norman Brown and the daughter of the late Sarah (Douglas) and Leslie T. Haskins.

17th Annual Turkey Drive

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This year the Turkey Drive is making it their goal is to provide meals for approximately 250 local families and they need your donations!

You can deliver donations to the following locations:
Monday November 16th
7-730am Middle School
2-300pm Middle School
330-5pm Elmwood School
3-4pm Hopkins School

Tuesday November 17th
7-730am Middle School
2-230pm High School
330-5pm Elmwood School
3-4pm Hopkins School

Hopkinton Police Station will be a Drop-off Location for Toys for Tots

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The Hopkinton Police Department is proud to announce that again this year we are partnering with the United States Marine Corps to be designated as a Toys for Tots drop-off location.

We ask any residents or businesses that can donate this year to please drop off an unwrapped toy in the collection box at the police station, 74 Main Street.

We thank you for your generous support and wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday season.


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