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National Night Out with the Hopkinton Police Department

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Join the Hopkinton Police Department for National Night Out August 4, 2015 (5:00pm to 8:00pm) at Hopkinton Middle School

What is National Night Out?
National Night Out is an opportunity for community members of all ages to come together to strengthen neighborhood spirit, support local crime prevention, build police-community partnerships and just have fun! This is a national event happening in communities like ours.

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Video: Hopkinton Public Library Digital Magazine Service Demonstration

Hopkinton Public Library, Adult Services Librarian Heather Backman gave HCAM news a demonstration of the Library's digital magazine services. The Library offers a service called "Zinio" on their website which grants access to cardholders for 50 popular magazines, Zinio can also be used on tablets and smart phones.

Another services the library offers is a digital periodical service called "Overdrive" which can be used on the "Nook" tablet. You can find more info at the following link:

Watch the video below to see a better view of the services at the Hopkinton Library.

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Video: Ashland Legion Baseball 7/13, 7/16

Video 1: 7/13/2015
Ashland lost to Natick 5-1
W.P. – Adam Mooney L.P. – Geoff Holler
Natick: Kennedy Wilson – (3-3, HBP, 3 RBI’s, 2 Runs)
Natick: Adam Mooney Pitches Complete Game giving up 1 Run on 4 Hits, 5 K’s
Top 2nd - Kyle Dembrowski RBI single scores Kennedy Wilson (1-0 Natick)
Bottom 2nd - Andrew Keim RBI single scores Nick Burns (1-1 Tie)
Top 3rd - Kennedy Wilson 2 RBI single scores Christian Boschetto and Rick White (3-1 Natick)
Top 5th - Kennedy Wilson RBI single scores Hunter Meyer (4-1), Ryan Welby RBI triple scores Kennedy Wilson (5-1 Natick)

Video 2: 7/16/2015
Ashland Defeats Newton 4-1
W.P. – Andrew Keim L.P. Christian Quigley
Ashland: Andrew Keim (7 Pitches Complete game giving up 1 run on 4 hits and had 1 strikeout)
Ashland: Andrew Keim (3-3, 2B, 2 RBI’s)
Ashland: Nick Burns (2-3, 2B, 2 Runs)
Bottom 1st - Nick Porter Sacrifice scores Brendan Thurber (1-0), Andrew Keim 2 RBI double scores Nick Porter and Nick Burns (3-0 Ashland)
Bottom 3rd - Alex Cohan RBI Sacrifice Fly-out scores Nick Burns (4-0 Ashland)
Top 5th - Jimmy Hodgson RBI single scores Mike Gately (4-1 Ashland)

Senator Spilka Testifies on Bills for Women’s Health, Equality and Opportunity

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BOSTON – On Tuesday, July 21st, Senator Karen E. Spilka (D-Ashland) testified at the State House in support of three important pieces of legislation to ensure equality and justice for women in Massachusetts.

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Video: Camp Bailout 2015 Obstacle Course

Camp Bailout took place for the 5th straight year in Ashland. The camp allows teenage girls between 12 and 19 to explore what it's like to work in the fire and emergency medical service professions. The students in the camp put their skills to the test in an obstacle course on the final day. Check out the footage from the Obstacle course below!

In about the first 2 minutes of the video, head of the camp, Lieutenant Lyn Moraghan of the Ashland Fire Department explains the rules of the course, then you see the race to the finish!

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Video: Ashland Legion Baseball 7/7, 7/8

Video 1: 7/7/2015 - Ashland Legion Baseball lost 5-2 vs Billerica
Top 1st: Justin Burek hits 2 RBI single to score Brendan O'Flaherty and Anthony Nelson (2-0 Billerica)
Bottom 1st: Greg Holler hits Sacrifice RBI Ground Out to score Brendan Thurber (2-1 Billerica)
Top 3rd: David Lindsey hits RBI single to score Brendan O'Flaherty (3-1 Billerica)
Bottom 4th: Andrew Keim scores after hitting double on 2 throwing errors during play. (3-2 Billerica)
Top 5th: David Lindsey RBI single scores Anthony Nelson (4-2 Billerica)
Top 6th: Anthony Nelson RBI single scores Matt Franchi (5-2 Billerica)
W.P. – Justin Burek L.P. – Jake Obid
Billerica: Justin Burek (3-4, 2 RBI’s)
Billerica: Anthony Nelson (3-4, 2B, 2 Runs, RBI)

Video 2: 7/8/2015 - Ashland Legion Wins 3-1 vs Tyngsboro and improves to 4 and 7 on the season!
Top 1st: Jacob Barnes RBI Double scores Brandon Busey (1-0 Tyngsboro)
Bottom 3rd: Brendan Thurber 2 RBI single scores Geoff Holler and Andrew Keim (2-1 Ashland)
Bottom 4th: Geoff Holler reached on error, Nick Burns Scores (3-1 Ashland)
W.P. – Nick Burns L.P. Shaun Sanville
Ashland: Nick Burns (Pitches Complete game giving up 6 Hits, 0 Earned Runs and had 7 strikeouts)
Ashland: Nick Burns (1-3, ROE, 1 Run)
Ashland: Brendan Thurber (1-3, 2 RBI’s)

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Video: HCAM News 7-10-2015

On this edition of HCAM News, the Hopkinton Senior Center displayed some very well crafted artwork from their various arts & crafts classes, we take a look at some photos from around Hopkinton over the past couple weeks, Water & Sewer manager Eric Carty and Owner of Weston Nurseries Peter Mezitt tell you about a unique way to conserve water and Ashland Legion baseball got a big win but first the newly renovated Sandy Beach opened for the 2015 summer season, here are some scenes from the opening ceremony.

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Video: Camp Bailout Hosts 5th Straight Year

Camp Bailout took place for the 5th straight year in Ashland. The camp allows teenage girls between 12 and 19 to explore what it's like to work in the fire and emergency medical service professions. Participants in the camp had the opportunity to learn and use equipment, talk to industry professionals and had the chance this year to travel to the Massport Fire-Rescue Headquarters at Logan Airport. Participants in the camp have nearly doubled from last year and many Hopkinton residents were in attendance.

Videos Below include:
In the 1st video: Highlights and Interview with Head of the Camp Lieutenant Lyn Moraghan

In the 2nd video: Highlights and interviews with students in the camp.

In the 3rd video: Highlights and interviews with Carly Falone of the Fire Explorers Program and Sara Jordan of the Hopkinton Fire Department

To see more about the camp: ClickHere.

Weather Trends in Hopkinton: July 12th-July 19th

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According to the DPW weather station, the highest temperature reached in Hopkinton last week was 91.6 degrees, the lowest was 50.6. Average temperature last week in Hopkinton was 73.1 degrees. Humidity was at an average of 74.5%, the peak was 97% while the lowest was 35%. Wind Speed averaged 1.6 MPH, while reaching a high of 13 MPH. Precipitation accumulated 0.48 inches last week in Hopkinton. You can see all the averages for Hopkinton below and be on the lookout for future weather updates in Hopkinton.

Irene M. Riley, 91

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Irene M. Riley, 91, a long-time resident of Hopkinton, passed away July 18, 2015 at St. Patrick's Manor in Framingham, after a lengthy illness.


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