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2012 Annual Town Report Now Available

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Who are the members of the Planning Board? What does the Community Preservation Committee do? What is the average salary of a Hopkinton firefighter? All of this information and more can be found in Hopkinton's 2012 Annual Town Report. The report is now available for pick up in the Town Manager's or the Town Clerk's office in Town Hall and contains descriptions of, and reports from town, departments, boards and committees, salaries of town employees, budget information and other useful town information.

Stop by and get your copy today!

Senator Spilka Files Bill to Establish MetroWest Women’s Commission

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Senator Karen Spilka (D-Ashland) has filed legislation to establish a permanent commission on the status of women in the MetroWest region.

The MetroWest Commission on the Status of Women and Girls will consist of nine persons to be appointed by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women and will conduct an ongoing study of all matters concerning women in MetroWest.

B.A.A. Contributes $250,000 Donation to The One Fund Boston, Inc.

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The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.), organizer of the Boston Marathon® since its inception in 1897, today announced a $250,000 donation to The One Fund Boston, Inc., which was organized to benefit those most affected by the tragic events that occurred in Boston on April 15, 2013.

Hillers Win With Extra Inning Walk Off Homer

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The Hiller Varsity Baseball team improved to 6-2 (Overall, TVL) with a 4-3 walk-off victory in 10 innings over the Westwood Wolverines on May 1. Trailing 3-1 entering the bottom of the 10th, Senior Ryan Sullivan hit a 3-run walk-off home run for the win. Junior Nick Casassa began the bottom of the 10th with a single, and was followed by junior Andrew McMillan's walk, setting up Sullivan's winning homer. Junior Chris Moberg hit a solo home run in the 5th inning to account for Hopkinton's other run.

Arts in Bloom Opening Reception at the HCA May 3

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Spring is really here, especially at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts, where the Arts in Bloom exhibition is taking place from May 3- 24 at the HCA, 98 Hayden Rowe in Hopkinton. Arts in Bloom is an annual, juried exhibit that showcases new and exciting work created by artists living and working in New England. All works reflect a floral theme in imagery, color, design or conceptual elements, and once again the Hopkinton Garden Club is providing one-of-a-kind floral arrangements to complement the prize-winning artwork.

Ellen Scordino Second Candidate Statement - School Committee Election 2013

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Coming to Massachusetts from New York City, where I had to diligently research private schools and educational philosophies, and subject my daughter to interviews, testing and applications, I knew I needed to land in a community with excellent public schools. Not surprisingly, I moved here, to Hopkinton. While our community has many great attributes, the school system is the cornerstone of this community and the single biggest reason why people move to Hopkinton.

Amy Ritterbusch Second Candidate Statement – School Committee Election 2013

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My name is Amy Ritterbusch and I am running for the open seat on our School Committee. I have lived in Hopkinton for nine years and like most residents I am committed to keeping our schools strong. My husband, Tim, and I have three children (Grades 7, 5 and 2) in the Hopkinton Schools. I have a BA from UMass Amherst. In addition to my many volunteer roles in town, I have a freelance web design business.

Chaperones Needed for Post Prom Party

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Each year the junior class parents transform Hopkinton High School into a special place where students come after their prom to enjoy a night of safe fun from 12 a.m. to 5 a.m. This Post Prom Event is an important opportunity for us to help ensure the safety of our teenagers and their friends during this exciting time of their high school careers. For the past 19 years, the tradition has been for the sophomore class parents to chaperone this event while the junior class parents are responsible for set up and clean up.

Support for Ellen Scordino

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My wife Ann and I moved here for one reason: the strength of the Hopkinton School System. Our three children are thriving here and we are grateful to all those that have made this possible. We write this letter to express our support for Ellen Scordino for School Committee, because we believe she has the right mix of brains and brawn, to keep our schools preeminent in future.

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State of the Town

In preparation for the upcoming Annual Town Meeting, the Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce once again hosted their annual State of the Town event on Thursday, April 25 at the Faith Community Church. Presenting at the event were Town Manager Norman Khumalo, Appropriations Chair Mike Manning and Superintendent Dr. Steven Hiersche. Watch the HCAM News summary below. The full program is available online..


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