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Selectmen Vote Partial Abatement for EMC Sewer Betterment

Watch the HCAM News video for a summary of the August 13th meeting of the Board of Selectmen to learn more about the partial abatement granted to EMC and the settlement agreement it is contingent upon.

If you would like to watch the entire meeting, Click Here.

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Bielat Visits Hopkinton

Watch the HCAM News video to hear what Sean Bielat, Republican Candidate for Congress in the 4th District, had to say as he visited with members of the Hopkinton community on Wednesday, August 15 at Golden Pond.

Bielat was in Hopkinton to share his background and beliefs, as well to answer questions from area residents and business leaders. Bielat, a Marine who currently serves as an officer in the reserves, says that restoring the economy is his main priority because of its wide impact on those throughout the state.

EEE Threat Raised to "High" in Westborough

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The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced the detection of mammal-biting mosquitoes infected with Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in New Bedford and Westborough. As a result, health officials have raised the EEE threat level to “High” in these two communities and recommend that outdoor evening events are curtailed there for the remainder of the summer. Ground-based spraying by mosquito control projects is ongoing in both New Bedford and Westborough and will be enhanced.

ESL's Legally Blonde - 2 Shows Left This Weekend

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Enter Stage Left Theater’s Summer Stock will be presenting the musical comedy Legally Blonde at the Hopedale High School (25 Adin Street) on August 10, 11 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m. and on August 12 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $17 for adults and $13 for seniors, students and Stage Door Members, and are available at The show is funded in part by a Peer’s Grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Skeeters and Ticks Aplenty. And a Thank You

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From left: Bruce Karlin, M.D., and Mass. public health officials Catherine Brown, D.V.M. and Alfred DeMaria, M.D.

It’s been a bad year for mosquitoes, with growing populations of those pesky creatures carrying West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. And don’t forget those ticks with that nasty Lyme disease. Time for a health alert.

Because of the increased threats of these mosquito and tick-borne illnesses across the state, the Massachusetts Medical Society, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and HCAM-TV have collaborated in producing a program to raise awareness and understanding of these infectious diseases.

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Preview of Meet Your Neighbor: Mehr Kaur

Here's a preview of the one of the latest episodes of Meet Your Neighbor produced by Cheryl Perreault as she talks with Mehr Kaur. The complete program will air in September and is currently available online here.

Life Long Brothers

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A retirement party for Lt. Robert H. Bartlett was held this past weekend. Bob has retired after 49 years of faithful service to the fine citizens of Hopkinton. Bob was joined by family and friends to celebrate. Firefighter Tom McIntyre brought the old Engine 4, a 1955 Diamond T, to have a group photo taken. Bob is surrounded by 24 of his brother firefighters both retired and on the job today.

Wood Partners To Break Ground On $45 Million Alta Legacy Farms Apartment Community

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Construction has commenced on a $45 million apartment community in Hopkinton, announced Wood Partners, one of the nation’s largest and most active multifamily developers. The Alta Legacy Farms development is expected to be completed by the end of 2013 with pre-leasing slated to commence next June.

The 240-unit development is part of the master-planned Legacy Farms project, a 730-acre suburban community consisting of 700 single-family and attached homes in addition to the Alta Legacy Farms community – the only permitted apartment site in Hopkinton.

Openings Available at Keefe Tech

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You can still apply for the 2012-2013 school year! Call Keefe Tech Admissions at: (508) 416-2270

9th, 10th, 11th Graders in Ashland, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton & Natick - Determine YOUR Future with Career and Technical Education at KEEFE REGIONAL TECHNICAL SCHOOL located at 750 Winter Street, Framingham, MA.

Keefe Tech offers tese exciting Career & Technical Programs:

Donna M. McGuire, 68

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Donna M. McGuire, 68, died Sunday August 12, 2012 surrounded by family, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the loving wife of Frank J. McGuire, to whom she was married for 41 wonderful years. Born in Poughkeepsie, NY, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Robert Marone and Helen Tuttle Marone of Poughkeepsie.

Donna graduated from Poughkeepsie High School in 1962 and received her associate’s degree from Dutchess Community College in 1964. She also received her paralegal certificate from Bentley College after moving to Boston in 1967.


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