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Hillers Cheer to Host Beer and Wine Gala

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The Friends of Hiller Competitive Cheer is sponsoring a Beer and Wine Gala to benefit our National Champion Hiller Cheerleaders on Feb 28th. It will be a great event and an opportunity to socialize with friends, family and neighbors. The will be a raffle and prizes! Please tell share this with you social network!! It will be a great time! See you there!

The event will take place at St. John’s Parish Hall on 20 Church Street in Hopkinton.

Saturday, Februay 28th 6:00pm-9:00pm

Cost is $25.00 Per Person

Adam R. Smith, 33

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Adam R. Smith, 33, of Sarasota, FL and formerly of Hopkinton, MA, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, January 26, 2015 at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. Born in Framingham, he was the son of Barry R. Smith of Hopkinton and Kathleen J. Phillips of Venice, FL.

Besides his parents, Adam is survived by his children, Austin Lee Fair-Smith of Hopkinton and Hannah M. Mosher of Cape Cod; his sister, Keri L. Smith of Hopkinton; grandmothers, Doris E. Connor of Hopkinton and Barbara Pierce of Venice, FL. He also leaves behind a niece, nephew and numerous aunts and uncles.

TVL Standings Update 2-6-2015

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Here are the latest standings in TVL Winter Sports
* - Earned Post Season Spot

Boys Hockey: (W-L-T)

Westwood 11-1-1*
Medfield 13-2-0*
Medway 10-4-1*
Holliston 9-6-2*
Norton 6-3-2
Dover-Sherborn 6-5-3
Hopkinton 4-7-2
Ashland 3-7-2
Bellingham 1-14-2

Boys Basketball (W-L)
Westwood 16-0*
Ashland 12-5*
Dover-Sherborn 11-6*
Norton 10-6*
Medway 8-7
Millis 8-8
Hopkinton 8-8
Medfield 8-9
Bellingham 2-15
Holliston 0-16

Meet Maxwell

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The love of your life is waiting for you here, or at Baypath Humane Society. Maxwell is a love bug who wants nothing more than to curl up on your lap or to while away the afternoon playing with toys. He'll do best with older children and gets along with most kitties.

The adoption fee is waived for Maxwell through Valentine's Day!

Alzheimer's Disease for Caregivers

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Staff from Hopkinton Health Center, Geriatric and Adult Day Care, will present on Alzheimer's Disease for Caregivers at the Hopkinton Public Library on Wednesday, February 11 at 7:00 PM. Lori-ann Sumner has a Master's degree in Social Work and diplomas in Whole Health Education and Wellness Coaching. She will provide an informative session for caregivers on symptoms of Alzheimer's, behavior changes, skill development and self care for caregivers, options, and resources.

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Video Segment: Hopkinton Public Library Celebrates 120th Birthday

The Hopkinton Library enjoyed cake, music by Fuze and also cupcake decorating and a magician for the kids as they celebrated their 120th birthday. Director Rownak Hussain talked about the event. "We worked with the 300th anniversary to coincide with their kickoff weekend...120 years we have been in this building and in the next couple of years we are hoping to be in a new building." Rownak is excited for the next chapter of the Library.

Longtime Adult Services Librarian and now Seattle resident Susan Marshall was in attendance to celebrate the library's 120th birthday. Susan talked about the beauty of Seattle and credited the quality of the libraries but mentioned that unlike library's in Seattle the Hopkinton Library is the heart of the community. "I wish I could bottle all of my wonderful conversations and everything so on a dreary day when I haven't had anyone to talk to I could just open the little bottle and say.. come out.. yay I'm happy again."

In the second video President of the Friends of the Library Beth Mezitt talked about some of the programs going on and items for sale the Friends had at Hopkinton Library's 120th birthday. The Friends of the Library fund-raise to earn money for things that are not in the library's budget such as the copy machine lease, museum passes and furniture. The Friends of the Library had various items for sale including Hopkinton wooden buildings and signs donated by the country plus store as well as wine charms. The friends are also selling copies of a book entitled "The Common Uncommon" by author James Ward, which tells the history of the houses that surround the town common. The Friends also had raffle tickets for monthly drawings of vegetables and herbs from Long Life Farm. Talia LaPointe volunteered fundraising as she will be running the Boston Marathon as a Friends of the Library Sponsor.

Some of the Programs coming up at the Library sponsored by the Friends of the Library include:
Wednesday March 25th 7:00pm - Chuck Joseph tells the History of Hopkinton
Wednesday April 29th 7:00pm - William Martin talks about his new Book "The Lincoln Letter"

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Video Segment: Pictures of the Blizzard Juno

Monday January 26th through Wednesday January 28th, a huge blizzard hit the area. So big that it ended up giving Worcester their 3rd largest amount of snow ever recorded and dropped over 30 inches of snow in the Hopkinton area. Here are some of the pictures from one of the top 10 biggest snow storms ever recorded to hit Massachusetts.

HESBC Narrows Sites List

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The Hopkinton Elementary School Building Committee (ESBC) on February 4, 2015, voted unanimously to approve a short list of site alternatives for further evaluation. As part of the Center School Feasibility Study, funding for which was approved by Town Meeting in May 2013, the Committee has been evaluating 11 alternatives at 4 locations.

These 11 alternatives and related evaluation criteria were the subject of two recent ESBC community workshops.

Over the coming weeks, the ESBC will perform additional due diligence of the following site alternatives (the short list):

Keefe Tech Drama Club Presents Peter Pan Feb 27 & 28

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The Keefe Regional Technical High School Drama Club will present their production of Peter Pan, based on the novel by J.M. Barrie and adapted by Craig Sodaro, on Friday, February 27, 2015 at 7:00 pm and on Saturday, February 28 at 2:00 pm in the school auditorium located at 750 Winter Street in Framingham.

The performance is open to the public and tickets will be available at the door at $5.00 for adults and $2.00 for senior citizens and children under 12.

Historical Lecture: Hopkinton’s Civil War Service

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The Hopkinton 300th Anniversary Celebration committee in conjunction with the Hopkinton Historical Society presents a lecture and book discussion by Civil War historian Tom Ellis, Jr. as he talks about his latest book, Hopkinton's Civil War Service at the Hopkinton Historical Society on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

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