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Candidate Statement: Frank Sivo for School Committee

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I am pleased to announce my candidacy for the Hopkinton School Committee. My wife Eve and I have made Hopkinton our home for 17 years.

We have four children in the Hopkinton public schools: three at Hopkins and one in the Middle School. I have been active in our community, coaching Little League, serving on the Special Education Advisory Council (SPEAC), and most recently serving on the Elementary Building Criteria Working Group.

The Boston Marathon: Women Are Closing the Gap

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Want to see a new way to look at some of the Boston Marathon statistics? Bill Shander, CEO of Beehive Media in Hopkinton has created an interesting data visualization showing that the finish rate for men is only slightly higher than for women and the gap is narrowing every year. This fact, and others, are up for discussion at the April 13th program, "Celebrating 4 Decades of Women Running Boston" at the Hopkinton High School auditorium.

Come and meet the women who ran the Boston Marathon in 1972, the first year women were officially allowed to participate.

Live Music and More on the Common for Marathon Weekend

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As part of Hopkinton's Festival on Marathon Weekend, there will be live music on the Town Common on Saturday, April 14, and Sunday, April 15. Mark your calendars and don't miss the chance to be part of the excitement as Hopkinton gets ready to celebrate and host the start of the 116th running of the Boston Marathon.

Board of Selectmen Meet Friday to Finalize Ballot Questions and Warrant Articles

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The Board of Selectmen will meet on Friday, April 13 2012 at 2PM in Room 215 at Town Hall to finalize ballot questions and warrant articles for the May 2012 Town Meeting. According to Town Manager Norman Khumalo, and in compliance with the Town Charter, ballot questions must be submitted to the Town Clerk's Office by April 13.

Kenyan Runners at Elmwood!

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WOW! Do we have pictures of the Kenyan runners visit to Elmwood School. Thanks to Mike Torosian, there are over 350 photos from today's event on our photo website Scene in Hopkinton. If you didn't attend today's event at Elmwood and want to see the action, or if you were there and want to try to find yourself in the crowd, check out our photos!

Hopkinton vs. Medway Boys Track and Field 4/11/12

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Update from Coach Mike Donahue - Hopkinton Track

After two tough losses, the Hopkinton boys track team had a solid outing against Medway with an 82-54 victory at home. Many young athletes performed well including: freshman Derek Winshman 1st in the 400 hurdles 66.4 and 3rd in the 200m 26.1, freshman Jake Neson 1st in the high hurdles 19.6, sophomore Luke Moschini 1st in the triple jump 39' 1" and 2nd in the long jump 17' 7", sophomore Tim Towner 2nd in the triple jump 34' 9.5" and 3rd in the long jump 17' .5".

Complete results are attached below.

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Chief's Beat: Boston Marathon Logistics

On Monday April 16, 2012 the Town of Hopkinton proudly welcomes the World to the Start of the 116th Boston Marathon. As the sign at the Common says “It All Starts Here” for almost 30,000 marathoners who will travel 26 miles 385 yards from Hopkinton to Boston.

In addition to the nearly 30,000 marathoners we will be hosting several thousand spectators, media and the personnel needed for this event to be successful.

Latest Hiller Scores

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In Tennis, Medfield Warriors 4, Hopkinton 1. "Hopefully we'll get them next time!" says Coach Nancy Clark. Great effort by Freshman Olivia Anderson, she had a terrific come from behind 3 set victory 4-6, 7-6 (8-6 tiebreaker), 6-2 After losing a close first set, Olivia stayed confident and aggressive, battling for over 2 hours for the win!

JVHiller Baseball Score for April 9th, Hopkinton 18 Medfield 2.
Chris Moberg had 5 Innings Pitched with 8 Ks, He went 3 for 4 with 2 Home Runs and 7 RBIS.

Hopkinton Republicans to Hold Caucus to Nominate Candidates for May Town Elections

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The Hopkinton Republican Town Committee will hold a caucus to nominate candidates for the May 2012 Town elections on Friday, April 13, 2012 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM in Room 211 in Town Hall at 18 Main Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748. The Republican Caucus is open to all Hopkinton registered Republican and unenrolled voters. Come and vote with a secret ballot at the caucus at any time between 5 and 7 pm and you are welcome to stay for the monthly HRTC meeting at 7:15 pm.

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New England Community Advisory Board and US Army Soldier Systems Center Bring Exhibit to Town Common on Marathon Weekend

Lieutenant Colonel Steven J. Betts, Commander, New England Recruiting Battalion invites the residents of Hopkinton to visit the exhibit on the Town Common on Sunday, April 15 and Monday, April 16. Watch the video for more details and we'll have our full story, complete with interviews, up next week.


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