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Video: Baypath Humane Society Opens "Real Life Room"

The Baypath Humane Society hosted the grand opening for their brand new "Real Life Room". The addition will allow further interaction with the animals with potential adopters, increase training areas for the animals and increase space available to the staff. President of the Baypath Board of Directors, Susan Rossnick mentioned this is the first time since the late 1970's space has been added to Baypath.

To hear more and view the space check out the video below!

To see more information about Baypath Humane Society:

Third Annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest at the Hopkinton Public Library

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The pumpkin decorating contest for Middle & High School students returns to the Hopkinton Public Library! The decorating will take place on Friday, October 9 at 2:30 PM, and you must be registered by October 7 to participate. Decorated pumpkins will be on display at the Library. Library patrons will vote on their favorites, and prize winners will be announced on Friday, October 30.

Thanks to Weston Nurseries & Webster First Federal Credit Union for providing the pumpkins and prizes.

Hillers 5-2 the Clockers

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Tyler Zanini played extremely well in goal as the Middle School Boys' soccer team improved its record to 2-0-1 with a 5-2 victory in Ashland yesterday. Scoring for the Hillers was Devin Kelley (2 goals), Jack Rodgers, Tim Fargiano and Riley Hargrave. Playing particularly well was Ellis Spar, Brady Sheehan and Owen DiNicola. The boys next play in Millis on Thursday and home on Friday versus Newton.

At the Varsity Level, the Field hockey team picked up a couple of more points beating Hopedale 2-0 in non-league action. They will travel to Ashland on Friday for a 3:15 pm match.

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Video: Golden Pond hosts "Dance for our Aging Population" at town common

Golden Pond Assisted Living hosted the "Dance for our Aging Population" also known as the "DAPpers Movement" program at the town common. The class is instructed by Rachel Balaban. Balaban serves as the Regional Coordinator for "Dance for PD" and is assisted by Brown University Students. Canadian born Hare Krishna Monk Bhaktimarga Swami (a.k.a. the walking monk) also stumbled upon the class and joined the "DAPpers Movement."

The monthly class has a number of goals including:
● Increase coordination and flexibility while releasing body tension
● Improve balance and gait, strengthen your core, feel power and grace in your movements
● Enhance awareness of your body and aliveness through movement
● Breathe more deeply and vocalize more fully
● Experience different types of music that can affect you in different ways
● Feel supported as you explore in a safe and comfortable environment
● Socialize within a friendly and supportive community

For more information you can contact the below:
Rachel Balaban: 401.261.7062
Lisa Mancuso 508.435.1250 ext. 21
Kelly Grill 508.435.9222

Check out some scenes from the "DaPpers" and hear from instructor Rachel Balaban in the video below.

Coming soon you can see an HCAM news interview with Bhaktimarga Swami (a.k.a. the walking monk)

Weather Trends in Hopkinton: September 13th - 19th

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According to the DPW weather station, the highest temperature reached in Hopkinton last week was 97.8 degrees, the lowest was 31.4. Average temperature last week in Hopkinton was 67.2 degrees. Humidity was at an average of 70%, the peak was 98% while the lowest was 15%. Wind Speed averaged 1.7 MPH, while reaching a high of 24 MPH. Precipitation accumulated 15.26 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.

Friday Wrap Up

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Hiller Football suffered a 22-20 loss to Westwood Friday Night at David Hughes Stadium. Hillers held a 20-0 lead in the 4th quarter, but the Wolverines fought back with 3 unanswered touchdowns and converting twice with 2 point P.A.T.'s. The Hillers head to Medway on Friday, October 2nd.

The Middle School Boys' soccer team won their game against Milford at home last Friday 8-0. The entire team played well. Steven Maffiore scored a hat trick. Devin Kelley and Jack Rodgers had two goals each. Jason Hicks also scored a goal. The boys travel to Ashland today.

Paul Francis McCormack, 84

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Mr. Paul Francis McCormack of Milford MA, (5/31/1931 ~ 9/25/2015) died on 25 September 2015 after a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of Beverly (Quattrochio) McCormack.
Son of D. Joseph and M. Lillian (McDonough) McCormack, he was born in Milford.
He attended St. Mary Grammar School and High School, graduating in 1948. Also a graduate of Providence College in 1952. He completed a Master’s Degree at Assumption College in 1962.

Set Specific Rules for Part-Time Employment

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The vast majority of high school students have part-time jobs during the school year. While jobs can help teens develop self-discipline and skills that can help them succeed in school and in the workplace, it’s important that to make sure they don’t hurt teens’ school performance.
The key to balancing school and part-time work is to limit the time a student spends on the job. Remember that school schedules account for at least 30 hours each week.

Hillers Football takes on Westwood tonight

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Tonight the 1 and 1 Westwood Wolverines take on the 1 and 1 Hopkinton Hillers. Westwood so far this season lost to Foxborough 25-20 and defeated Seekonk 36-6.

Golf takes Second Win Against Ashland

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The varsity team traveled down to Glen Ellen today to play Ashland for our second time this season. The Hillers won by a score of 260 – 285. The Hillers record is now 7 wins and 1 loss. We are tied for 2nd place in the TVL behind undefeated Medfield. We were able to take 12 players to Glen Ellen C.C. today which was really nice for some of our younger players to play this course. This is the home course of the Ashland and Millis teams. Here are the scores from today’s match:


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