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The Elephant & Express Yourself

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Join Elmer the Elephant & Express Yourself at a special art and literature program to benefit the renovation and expansion of Hopkinton Public Library.

Date: February 21, 2014
Time: 10am-11:15am
Where: Whitehall Farm Studios, 301 Wood Street
Cost: $25
Register: At the library or click here.

An Evening of Fun & Games with Entertainment by Hot Acoustics

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Please join us for a great evening of celebration and support our amazing athletics programs.

WHEN: Saturday, March 22, 2-14 7 p.m. - midnight
WHERE: Hopkinton Country Club
WHAT: A fundraiser to support the Boosters

Runderdogs 2014 Boston Marathon Run for HOPE

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The 2014 Boston Marathon will be about resiliency, strength, love, pride and overcoming adversity. For these reasons, our Runderdogs team -- Ginny Pitcher, Julia McGovern & Kel Kelly -- will run for the House of Possibilities (HOPe). HOPe is the organization that discovers and celebrates the special in special needs. Special needs children and adults are the true underdogs in our world and overcome adversity every single day. HOPe believes the possibilities for developmentally disabled people are limitless and they are a remarkable gift to the rest of the world.

Ernest P. Paolini, 92

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Ernest P. Paolini, 92, of Hopkinton, passed away Sunday, February 9, 2014 at Genesis Healthcare in Milford. Born in Westborough, he was the son of the late Domenica (Moretti) and Adolpho Paolini. He was the husband of the late Gwendolyn Elizabeth (Adams) Paolini who passed in 2004.

Ernest attended school in Westborough and served in the US Navy during World War II. He survived the torpedo attack of the USS Ashtabula at Leyte Gulf in the Pacific, the largest naval attack in history.


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BOSTON, MA – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with LA Roma Films, to produce “Boston” the first ever feature-length documentary film about the Boston Marathon - the world’s most legendary running race.

Directed by Jon Dunham, award winning filmmaker/marathoner of the critically acclaimed Spirit of the Marathon films, and produced by Academy Award™ nominee Megan Williams, the film is expected to be released in late 2015.

1:1 Laptop registration - Now Open for the Class of 2018!

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We have created online forms for the entire 1:1 registration process via the school district’s website. In order to register your student you must use the Schoolwires account you created to receive district listservs.

Please click on this link to complete the 1:1 Laptop Forms for the Class of 2018

Gary Richard Haines, 59

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Gary Richard Haines, 59, of Hopkinton, passed away Friday, February 7, 2014. Born in Framingham, he was the husband to Janice Gail (Hayes) Haines for 30 years.

Gary worked at the Holliston Water Department for 29 years. His hobbies included beekeeping, camping, boating and fishing, bonfires, and ice fishing. He was often found swimming with his grandson Orion at his son and daughter-in-law's lake house.

Why Does MassDEP Prohibit Open Burning on “No Burn” Days?

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Open burning pollutes the air and can make it difficult for people with
respiratory problems to breathe. When the air is stagnant, open burning can
create smoke and odor nuisances – and health risks – for nearby residents,
particularly in populated areas. On “good air” days, existing pollution levels are
low and air circulates well. During the “open burning season” (which runs from
January 15 to May 1), open burning is allowed in Massachusetts only on days
when BOTH air quality and fire safety conditions are acceptable. Local fire

Hillers inching closer to the tourny

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The Hillers put on a dominate performance last night, beating host Dover-Sherborn 5-0. Mike Messier had his first 2 goals of the season, after a recent return from injury, with the first coming on a great backhand move. Nick Aggerbeck added his second goal of the year, firing one home from the top of the circle. Brenden O'leary also added his second of the season and Senior Tom Motyka netted his first career varsity goal. Matt Decina, Alex Terry, Jake Leblanc, and Cam Finlayson all had assists.

Principal Seeks Community Support

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Dear Metro West Community Member,

Are you interested in helping our high school students learn about the real world of work?

In an effort to support our students on the path to become college and career ready we are exploring community service and internship opportunities. These opportunities would allow our students to actively participate in possible career interests, discover their likes and dislikes, and gain some experience in the workplace.


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