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MSBA Moves Center Elementary School in Hopkinton into Schematic Design Phase

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BOSTON—State Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg, Chair of the Massachusetts School Building Authority (“MSBA”), and Jack McCarthy, MSBA Executive
Director, announced today that the MSBA Board of Directors voted to move the Center Elementary School in Hopkinton into the Schematic Design phase. In the Schematic Design phase, Hopkinton and the MSBA will look at possible options to replace the existing school on the Irvine site on Hayden Rowe. The next step is for the MSBA to work in collaboration with the District to produce detailed designs
for a potential school project.

Colella's space has been leased!

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According to multiple sources in addition to housing a liquor store, the available Colella's space has been leased to a CVS Pharmacy. The 22,000 sq ft Colella's building was sold to Waltham based "Crosspoint Associates inc". They purchased the property as Hopkinton CP. LLC back in March for $3.3 Million. More Details to come.

**Update** A representative of Colella's confirmed that the liquor license will eventually be transferred to another business, part of the space will remain a liquor store.

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Video: HCAM News 5-22-2015

On this edition of HCAM news, we take you inside the Hopkinton Middle School Lip Dub, Keep Smilin 4 Abbie hosted a day at the Derby, The Hillers softball team was on the road for game 1 of the Baker bowl as they took on the defending state champion Bellingham Blackhawks and Courtney will let you know everything coming up on the HCAM Channels with our HCAM Insider but first the Town Election results are in and here is what happened.

Hopkinton Police Entrance Examination

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HPD seeks quality candidates for open Police Offer positions.

The Town of Hopkinton is holding a Police Department Entrance Examination on Saturday, July 18, 2015.

Registration will remain open until Monday, July 13, 2015.

Visit for more information.

Hopkinton High School – Cafeteria
90 Hayden Rowe Street
Hopkinton, MA 01748

Pink Drink Night Returns

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Celebrate the end of the school year and the start of summer with a fun and relaxing Ladies’ Tasting and Shopping Night to benefit the restoration, renovation and expansion of Hopkinton Public Library! The event will take place on Wednesday, June 24 from 7:00-10:00 PM in St. John the Evangelist Church Parish Center at 20 Church Street in Hopkinton.

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Video: Jeff Doherty of Angel's Garden Center gives Mulching Tips

Jeff Doherty of Angel's Garden Center had some advice for those looking to Mulch their property. Jeff advises to know how many square feet you will be mulching to determine if it is a better value to buy mulch by the truckload or bag; "1 cubic yard at 3 inches will cover 110 square feet or 10X11 area." Measuring the square feet and depth of the bed will help you determine how many cubic yards of mulch you will need. (Example; 5 foot deep bed that's 30 feet wide = 150 square feet)

Jeff recommended using a pitch fork over a shovel as it will give a more even covering and it will be easier to sift it out along the area. Jeff mentioned that if you end up needing 9 bags or more than you are already paying more than you would in bulk. He mentioned it would take about 14 bags to make 1 cubic yard; "lugging around 9 bags or 18 bags in your car and finding out more than what you could have had it delivered for, you could end up saving yourself some money."

For more, watch the video below.

Hopkinton Hillers Playoffs Update

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Boys Lacrosse: Due to changes to the Hopkinton Senior week activity schedule The Boys Lax Tournament game on Thursday at Concord has been moved from a 4pm start time to a 3pm start time.

Boys Lax Tournament game is now as follows:
Thurs. June 4th Hopkinton @ Concord- Carlisle - 3pm Start

Girls Tennis: The Hopkinton Girls Tennis team is the Div. 2 South # 3 seed.

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Hillers Softball VS Medway 5-13-2015

Hillers improve to 13 and 1 in 5 inning mercy 16-0 victory over Medway

WP - Juliet Hulme pitches all 5 innings and gets the No Hitter, 5 K's, 4 Walks

Kate Welzel - 3-3, GS HR, 7 RBI's, 3 Runs, SB
Jenna Bogan - 3-4, HR, 2 RBI's, 1 Run,

Bottom 1st - Kayla Sullivan double scores Lizzy Kelley (1-0), Kate Welzel double scores Kayla Sullivan (2-0), Jenna Bogan RBI single scores Welzel (3-0 Hillers)
Bottom 2nd - Lindsay Whittles RBI double scores Nikki Comeau (4-0 Hillers)
Bottom 3rd - Kate Welzel RBI single scores Kayla Sullivan (5-0), Kate Welzel scores on Error (6-0 Hillers)
Bottom 4th - Kayla Sullivan walk scores Engstrom (7-0), Kate Welzel GRAND SLAM scores Whittles, Kelley and Sullivan (11-0), Jenna Bogan hits solo HR (12-0), Colleen Mitchell RBI single scores Hulme (13-0), Lindsay Whittles RBI single scores Comeau (14-0), Azilee Curl RBI single scores Holly (15-0), Kate Welzel Sac FO scores Mitchell (16-0)

Watch Full Game Below

$11,000 Raised at Hopkinton Public Library Foundation’s Fourth Annual Touch-A-Truck and Food Truck Festival

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The weather did not put a damper on attendance at this weekend’s fun filled fundraiser! Well over 1000 children and their families braved the rain to attend Hopkinton Public Library Foundation’s Fourth Annual Touch-A-Truck and Food Truck Festival on Sunday, May 31, 2015. The event, held at Hopkinton High School, raised $11,000 for the restoration, renovation and expansion of Hopkinton Public Library. Children climbed in the driver’s seats and honked the horns of over 50 trucks, cars, construction, military, emergency and other vehicles. Families enjoyed tasty treats from local food trucks.

Hopkinton Education Foundation Announces 2015-2016 Grant Awards

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The Hopkinton Education Foundation recently announced details of the grants the organization will make for 2015-2016. Four grants, totaling $31,565, were awarded to Hopkinton educators across two schools.


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