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Police Officer Struck While Directing Traffic

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On Tuesday 20 November 2012, a Hopkinton Police Officer was directing traffic at a work site on Clinton St. At approximately 10:43 am, the officer radioed Hopkinton dispatch that he had been struck by a mirror of a commercial truck as the vehicle passed by him. The officer was able to give a description of the vehicle.

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Ribbons of Gratitude at Water Fresh Farm

A lighted tree now stands in the front of Water Fresh Farm. On it, are ribbons, which customers have placed there. Each ribbon contains a message that a customer has written, which expresses what they are thankful for during this holiday season.

On Tuesday, November 20, to mark the start of the event, several clergy members offered their blessings of meaning of the ribbons.

Watch the HCAM News video to learn more and to see how you can participate.

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CrossFit Resilience Celebrates Grand Opening - Brings New Business to Hopkinton

CrossFit Resilience, a new gym located at 25 South Street in Hopkinton, celebrated its grand opending with an official ribbon cuttting ceremony on Saturday, November 17. Watch the HCAM News video as owner Drew Carnase talks about the plans for his business and the positive contribution he hopes to make to Hopkinton from a health and fitness perspective.

Town Hall Closed for Thanksgiving

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Town Hall closes at 1PM on Wednesday, November 21, and town office are closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 for the Thanksgiving holiday

Parking for Thanksgiving Football Game

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The Thanksgiving Day Game against Ashland takes place in Ashland at the new high school located at 65 East Union Street. Hopkinton spectators and those planning to leave the game early are encouraged to park at the Ashland Middle School at 87 West Union Street and take the shuttle service,which is scheduled to leave every 20 minutes starting at 8:40AM, to the new high school.
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The game kicks off at 10AM and a brief half-time ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new field is also planned.

Selectmen Approve Remote Participation for Meetings

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Selectmen voted unanimously at the November 13th meeting, to approve the town’s remote participation meeting bylaw which will allow board and committee members to phone-in to meetings that they cannot attend in person.

While the vote was unanimous, Chairman Ben Palleiko said he was voting for it, but while “grinding his teeth” and wondered whether it was solving a problem that didn’t exist.

“I want to like this, “said Palleiko, “I just don’t – I don’t know what the benefit is.”

Student Turkey Drive Organizers say "Thank You"

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Many thanks to all our supports and donors, The Hopkinton student led Turkey
Drive to benefit the Salvation Army and Project Just Because was a huge success. We donated 81 turkeys to the Salvation
Army in Framingham last weekend as well as assorted food items and over $200; additionally, 2 turkeys and 31 grocery card gift certificates were given to Project Just Because.

Hopkinton Cultural Council Community Input Meeting

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The Hopkinton Cultural Council is pleased to host a Community Input meeting on November 27, 2012 at 6:30 at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts, at 99 Hayden Rowe Street in Hopkinton. Recipients of Cultural Council grants over the last several years will be in attendance, and community members are invited to attend to view the Respite Center Artist show, meet grant recipients, and share input with the Cultural Council regarding future grants which would be welcomed by the community.

Christmas Tree Sales Begin November 24

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Troop 1 is once again selling fresh cut Christmas trees this year. This is our biggest fundraiser of the year! Sales begin Saturday, November 24 at 9:00am. The trees are the fragrant traditional New England Balsam Fir (4-11 ft.) and the dark green, low-shedding, sturdy-branched Fraser Fir (5-12 ft.). We will be selling trees until they are gone. Each year Troop 1 makes a special order to their vendor for the largest tree they can find to donate to the town. The Boy Scouts will be installing the tree on the Town Common on Sat. Nov. 24.

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Hilller Sports: Powder Puff, Football and XC

Move over boys! November 16th was the girls' turn to be under the Friday Night lights for the annual Powder Puff game. The tradition, which started in Hopkinton in 2007, pits the Juniors against the Seniors for a flag football showdown. The Seniors, who have won every year since 2009, continued the tradition, cruising to a 56-39 victory. Replays of the game can be viewed on HCAM-ED, Verizon channel 31 or Comcast channel 96. Or, online here. For photos of the game, Click Here.

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