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MetroWest Veterans Services District Seeks a Part-time Veteran Agent

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The MetroWest Veterans Services District Seeks a PT (7 Hrs/Week) Veterans Agent- Under the direction of the Director, Veterans Services, the Veterans Agentdelivers essential services to Veterans and their eligible dependents residing in the communities of the district (Ashland, Holliston, Hopkinton and Medway) in the administration of federal, state and local benefits to assist veterans, widows and dependents in accordance with Massachusetts General Laws (MGL) Chapter 115.

New Exhibit at HCA Celebrates The Art of Painting

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– The Hopkinton Center for the Arts has announced the opening of the Artists of NewHAT exhibit, running November 4-18, 2014. The exhibit features still life and landscape paintings by eleven artists from throughout the region and includes a public opening reception on Friday, November 7, 2014 from 6:30-8:00 pm at the HCA Farmhouse (98 Hayden Rowe St., Hopkinton, MA).

Give Blood with the Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce

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The Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Golden Pond and the MetroWest Medical Center to give back to the community by hosting a blood drive. All blood collected is kept local, used by patients at Framingham Union, Leonard Morse and Saint Vincent Hospital. Your donation is truly benefiting your MetroWest community.

Help Your Teen Make Connections While Reading

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She’s been reading her history book for half an hour. But when she closes the book, she says, “I can’t keep my mind from wandering. How will I ever remember this stuff?”
Here’s a way to help your teen focus when she reads. It will help her pay attention and make connections between the things she is learning and the things she already knows.

Start by dividing a sheet of paper into four quarters. In the top left quarter, have her write a big exclamation point. This stands for “I didn’t know that!”

Winter Parking Ban Starts November 15

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The DPW wishes to remind all Hopkinton residents of By-Laws pertaining to the parking of motor vehicles during the winter months.

Traffic Rules and Orders, Town of Hopkinton, Article lV, Section 8 “It shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle, other than for an emergency, to park said vehicle on any street between the hours of 1:00am to 6:00am from November 15 through April 1.

Article X, Section 1 By-Laws Town of Hopkinton

Agnes F. (Ronan) Rogers, 102

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Agnes F. (Ronan) Rogers, 102 of Marblehead, formerly of Hopkinton, went home to be with the Lord November 1, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Cleburne T. Rogers. Agnes is survived by son; William M. Rogers (late wife Joan Carroll), daughter; Karen T. Rogers, granddaughter; Sydney Rogers & partner Jennifer Gallinovich, great granddaughters; Shannon Anderson and Mia & Greta Swartz. Cherished aunt of Donald E. Morrisette, Mary Ellen Harris, Lynne A. Sowers. Paul R. Morrisette & partner Wendy Stone & sons; Benjamin, Nicholas & Kristopher and several cousins.

Hopkinton Voting Results

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The results for voters in Hopkinton:

Senator in Congress race: Brian Herr received 3,680 votes compared to Ed Markey's 2,477.

Massachusetts Governor: Charlie Baker received 3,754 votes compared to Martha Coakley's 2,243

Attorney General: Maura Healy received 3,073 votes compared to John B. Miller's 2,929

Secretary of State: William Francis Galvin received 3,530 votes compared to David D'Arcangelo's 2,237

Treasurer: Michael James Heffernan received 3,174 votes compared to Deborah B. Goldberg's 2,499

James F. Ward Recipient of 2014 Hopkinton Preservation Award

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The Hopkinton Historical Society is pleased to announce that on Friday, November 7, 2014, the Society will be awarding its third annual HOPKINTON PRESERVATION AWARD. This year the Award will be presented to James F. Ward, author of the recently published book "The Common Uncommon, Stories of the Past, Hopkinton, Massachusetts". With this highly readable book, James has expanded on the Hopkinton ties in his own family and searched out additional information on the families, homes, and businesses that surrounded our village green through the 18th and 19th centuries.

Planning Board Hears Sidewalk Plans for Ash Street

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During their November 3 meeting, the Planning Board unanimously voted to remove three trees and an additional tree if necessary along Ash Street as well as alter two stone walls in order to allow a sidewalk to be installed on the scenic road. At the last Town Meeting, $1.5 million was granted for the installation of sidewalks in different areas of town. Although it was the Planning Board who recommended the sidewalk be installed and it is a town project, abutters agree that this will help to make Ash Street safer. Present to speak on the issue was DPW director John Westerling.

Jennifer J. Hart, 48

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Jennifer J. Hart, 48, of Hopkinton died peacefully surrounded by her family on Oct. 31st after a brief, but courageous battle with brain cancer. She was the beloved daughter of Patricia (DeCoff) Hart and the late Donald Hart Sr. of Hopkinton. Jen was a graduate of Hopkinton High School Class of 1984 and worked as a mortgage underwriter for Gateway Funding of Franklin. Jen was a free spirit who enjoyed life to the fullest. She loved her family and friends unconditionally. She enjoyed golfing, good times with friends, and lazy days by her sister’s pool and at the ocean.

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