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Family Fun Event Today!

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Join the HPTA at the Fun Family Event on Saturday! In addition to the highly sought after baskets, there will be a variety of activities including Lazer Tag, an inflatable Bouncy House, Obstacle Course and Slide. Fun free activities include face painting by the Vineyard Church, crafts with Whitehall Farm Studios and performances and balloon characters by Flippo the Clown. There will be free (while supplies last) coffee and hot chocolate from Starbucks and a Cold Stone Creamery ice cream sundae bar. Swoops the Eagle and Cubby the Bear will also make an appearance.

Verizon Channel 30 Update

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Update for our viewers on Verizon Channel 30: On Tuesday, Comcast (which passes through to Verizon) switched the headend signal from analog to digital. They did not tell Verizon, so now Verizon has to acquire new equipment. At this time, Station Manager Jim Cozzens says he has not heard a definite date when Channel 30 will be back on the air. In the meantime, for our Verizon viewers, please visit the live stream on the HCAM website.

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A Tribute to AP History Teacher Nancy Clark

Today was the 18th and final Student Government Breakfast for Hopkinton High School teacher Nancy Clark who is retiring at the end of the school year. Two of her students, senior Max Vumbaca and junior Tyler Mikulis, prepared a special speech in her honor; to pay tribute, and to thank her on behalf of all her AP US History students.

Watch the complete speech below and stay tuned next week for our full story on the Student Government Breakfast!

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Hiller Cheerleaders Leave for Florida

Heavy suitcases lined the sidewalk outside the High School and parents hugged their daughters farewell and wished them good luck. March 22nd, the day that the Hiller Cheerleaders would leave to go to Orlando Florida to compete in the 2012 US Spirit National Championship, had finally arrived.

The girls will be competing against about 50 other teams from across the country on Saturday and Sunday. Stayed tuned to HCAM News as we follow the girls throughout their competition weekend.

Hopkinton Republicans to Meet Saturday, March 24th

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The Hopkinton Republican Town Committee is meeting at 9 AM on Saturday, March 24th in the Second Floor Training Room at the Hopkinton Fire Station. Park at 77 Main Street and enter the back door. All registered Republicans or unenrolled voters are invited to attend.

Student Government Breakfast March 23

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The Annual Student Government Breakfast is Friday, March 23, from 7:25 - 8:30 AM in the Hopkinton HS Cafeteria. All local government officials are invited to attend, and asked to RSVP as soon as possible to the Selectmen’s Office.

The breakfast is the culminating event in the Local Government Project at Hopkinton High School where students shadow a department, committee or local board to learn firsthand how local government works. The breakfast is an opportunity for students to mingle with local and state officials to discuss what they have learned.

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Join the History Book Club at the Library

The History Book Club, run by Adult Services Librarian Susan Marshall, meets once a month at the library and gives patrons the opportunity to discuss books about a particular historical figure and/or event. This month's topic was all about the Boston Marathon. Participants had the option to read a handful of marathon related books, including "Running With Pheidippides: Stylianos Kyriakides, the Miracle Marathoner", which chronicles the Greek runner's journey of competing in the Boston Marathon to uplift the spirits of his war-torn country.

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Hiller Cheerleaders Get Ready for Nationals

Just two days before they leave for Florida to compete in Nationals, the Hillers Cheerleaders got in one final practice. Junior Katherine Sheridan, who was with the team when they last went to nationals believes the secret to the Hillers success, especially for those who haven't competed in nationals before, is to stay relaxed and let their hard work and training shine through.

In order to go to Florida the girls had to raise $18,000, which they achieved by coordinating various community fundraisers.

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Hopkinton 3rd Best in Town Report Contest

John Robertson, Director of the Legislative Division of the Massachusetts Municipal Association (MMA) was present at the Board of Selectmen's meeting on Tuesday, March 20, to recognize Hopkinton for its Town Report. Hopkinton’s 2010 Town Report was the 3rd best in the MMA Town Report contest for town’s with a population of 12,500 plus. Watch the clip from the meeting to see the presentation.

Katherine N. Clooney, 69

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Katherine N. Clooney, 69, died Tuesday March 21, 2012 at home after a long illness. She was the wife of Michael Clooney, to whom she was married for 42 years. Born in Somerville, she was the daughter of the late Cornelius J. and Nora (Hines) Sullivan.

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