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"Touch A Truck" Draws 150 Children

From fire engines, to sports cars, and from dirt bikes, to trucks, and construction vehicles, it was all on display for kids of all ages to interact with at the first annual Touch a Truck event on June 24th at Colella's Supermarket. Besides all of the different vehicles on display, there was also food and face painting. Proceeds from event, which was held by the Hopkinton Public Library Foundation (HPLF) and hosted by Colella's, benefited the library.

Update on Legacy Farms Municipal Improvement Project

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From Steven Zieff, Baystone Development:

Due to the imperfect nature of our email list; we will appreciate your sharing this with your neighbors on Clinton Street, Front Street and Alprilla Farm Road the following:

Now that we have repaired the Front Street culvert for the benefit of the Town, and made the final water line connection at Hopkins Road; the last phase of the 1 ½ mile Municipal Improvement Project is underway. This work involves the balance of infrastructure necessary to distribute the Alprilla Farm Wells #7 & #8 water to the Town and its residents.

Lamb Supports Sparklers on 4th of July

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Today Marty Lamb, Republican candidate for State Representative in the Eighth Middlesex District, announced that he supports legalizing sparklers.

"In a state that has decriminalized the smoking of marijuana, it just seems foolish that we cannot allow for families to use sparklers on 4th of July," said Lamb. "Let the kids have some sparklers."

"Bring a Buck for the Bucket" on July 4th

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The Friends of the Hopkinton Anniversary Celebrations, Inc., formerly known as the Hopkinton Civic Activitites Club, Inc., is helping to raise funds for Hopkinton’s 300th anniversary. As part of their fundraising campaign, the group will have a float in the upcoming 4th of July Horribles Parade and is asking residents to “Bring a Buck for the Bucket”. In addition, funds from the bottle and can drive, held on the second Saturday of every month in Colella’s back parking lot, will also go to support the Friends efforts.

Dancers Come to Hopkinton

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New Research Finds Metro Southwest Region Facing Challenge Creating Next Generation of Skilled Workers

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BOSTON – Tuesday, June 26, 2012 – The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development (EOLWD) today announced that the residents and the workforce of Metro South/West have remarkably high levels of education, but looking forward, the region faces the demographic challenges of an aging population, according to a new study released today. The report, entitled Labor Market Trends in the Metro South/West Region, is the first in a series of a joint project of EOLWD’s Commonwealth Corporation and the New England Public Policy Center of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.

“Fill a Backpack” Items Again Collected at St. Paul’s

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In support of Project Just Because’s “Fill a Backpack” drive, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will be collecting items for the program at the Church Office at 61 Wood Street in Hopkinton. Collection hours are Sundays, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon; Tuesdays, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.; Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; and Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The “Fill a Backpack” drive will run from July 1 to August 12. St. Paul’s invites other churches, groups, or individuals to join the Fill a Backpack Drive. Please contact the St.

Photos: Touch a Truck Fundraiser

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On Sunday June 24, the Hopkinton Public Library Foundation held its "Touch a Truck" fundraiser in the back lot of Colella's Supermarket. Fire trucks, tractor trailors, tractors and more were on hand for kids to climb on, ride and honk the horn. To see pictures, visit our photo website, Scene in Hopkinton.

Hopkinton School Committee approves contract with Hopkinton Paraprofessionals’ Union

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The Hopkinton School Committee is pleased to announce they have approved a contract with Hopkinton Paraprofessionals’ Union, SEIU Local 888, representing the paraprofessional workers in the Hopkinton School District. The newly formed union covers the General Teaching Assistants, Special Education Teaching Assistants, Library Assistants and Math Tutors. The agreement, approved by the School Committee at its June 14 meeting, covers a four year span through a one year contract dating July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012, and a three year contract covering July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2015.

Photos: Summer Music Fest at the HCA

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Here are some photos from the Summer Music Fest today at the HCA. Thanks to Jane McCloskey for sending them in! Click Here for photos.


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