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Hopkinton Police Chief Search Committee Update

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The Police Chief Search Committee is pleased to announce that it continues to make significant progress toward its goal of finding a permanent Chief for Hopkinton. The Committee’s activities to date have included a careful review of the credentials of a pool of twenty (20) qualified applicants, the completion of a phone screen with applicants of interest, and the completion of an extensive face-to-face screening with a narrowed-down field of 10 candidates. As a result, the Committee has determined that 5 candidates will be invited back to continue in the process.

Schools Strategic Plan Survey Extended

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The Hopkinton School Committee is in the process of gathering community input to be used as the foundation for the development of the next five-year Strategic Plan to guide the work of the district. In addition to a series of public focus groups conducted in November, the School Committee is conducting a community wide survey. The survey opened on December 5, 2013 and has been extended to December 15, 2013.

Girl Scout Cookie Booth - Taking Gluten-free Orders

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3rd Grade Brownie Troop #65040 will be selling your favorite Girl Scout cookies this Saturday, December 14, at 9:00am-12:45pm at Middlesex Bank (10 Main St, Hopkinton). Cookies are $4 a box and we accept cash or checks payable to "GSEM Troop 65040." These are the types offered this year:

Thanks-A-Lot (Shortbread and Chocolate Icing)
Cranberry Citrus Crisps (New!)
Lemonades (Shortbread and Lemon Icing)
Shortbread (Trefoils)
Thin Mints
Peanut Butter Patties (Tagalongs)
Caramel DeLites (Samoas)
Peanut Butter Sandwiches (Do-Si-Dos)

Hopkinton Garden Club Brings Holiday Cheer!

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November and December have been busy months for our club! With the cold weather fast approaching, we have turned our efforts to helping make Hopkinton a festive place for the holidays. You’ll see greens, lights, and wreaths on the Veterans Memorial Gazebo, the town library, the Ice House, the Doughboy statue, and the Historical Society. Holiday centerpieces were also created for the Veteran’s breakfast held at the Senior Center on December 5th.

3rd Annual Mother-Daughter Princess Tea

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You are cordially invited by the Hopkinton Public Library Foundation to attend the HPLF's upcoming 3rd Annual Mother-Daughter Princess Tea.

Sunday, January 26, 2014, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
at the Westborough DoubleTree
5400 Computer Dr, Westborough, MA 01581

HPLF asks: Want to Run the 2014 Boston Marathon?

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The Hopkinton Public Library Foundation (HPLF) is seeking up to five runners who would like a number for the 2014 Boston Marathon. At its Tuesday, December 17, 2013, meeting, the Hopkinton Board of Selectmen will conduct its annual lottery to award Boston Marathon numbers to local charitable organizations.

Looking to Say "Happy Holidays" to Your Child's Teacher?

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Do you struggle every year to find the perfect Thank You gift for your child's teacher? The Thank-A-Teacher program is a great way to say "Happy Holidays" to your child's teacher AND tell them that you appreciate the work that they do! Last December, over 150 teachers received Thank-A-Teacher acknowledgements from families. It's a popular program that recognizes teachers for their dedication, and helps to support their efforts to give students the tools and motivation to become lifelong learners. All proceeds fund Hopkinton Education Foundation grants in the schools.

School Committee Announces Office Hours

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As part of a new office hour initiative, the Hopkinton School Committee would like to announce office hours for the school committee at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, December 10 at Cornell's.

Their intention will be to have one per month, hosted at different locations.

Holiday Family Program at the Hopkinton Public Library

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On Saturday, December 7 from 3:00 to 4:00 PM, the Hopkinton Public Library will host its 9th Annual Holiday Family Program. This year, there will be "Once Upon a Wintertime," lively tales and legends of the season with award-winning storyteller Diane Edgecomb. Come warm your hearts and imaginations with this delightful family event!

Weather Forecast Forces Cancellation

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This message is to inform you that due to the forecast for tomorrow, we are postponing the Hopkinton Middle School 2.62 Desire To Inspire Kickoff Run/Walk. A new date and time will be scheduled for the Spring with the hope that Mother Nature will cooperate.

We are excited about this program’s new curriculum and the special events that will accompany it. We will notify you when a new date is established, and look forward to this new event.

Debra A Pinto
The 26.2 Desire To Inspire Advisory Board


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