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Joseph F. Irvine, Sr. 72

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Joseph F. Irvine Sr., 72, of Hopkinton, passed away Monday, December 2, 2013 surrounded by his family at the Whittier Rehabilitation Center in Westborough. Born in Framingham, he was the beloved son of the late Hazel (Luigi) and Arthur Irvine. He was the husband of the late Susan (Daniels) Irvine and the late Doris (Wright) Irvine.

Hopkinton Holiday Stroll Revitalized for 2013

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Businesses and nonprofit organizations in Hopkinton have come together to revive the Hopkinton Holiday Stroll on December 7, 2013. Sixteen Hopkinton businesses and organizations are sponsoring the day’s events, which will include charitable drives, the annual downtown Tree Lighting ceremony, traveling Christmas carolers, a visit from Santa, sleigh rides through downtown and onto Hayden Rowe Street, performances of A Charlie Brown Christmas, and myriad food and drink tastings, music performances, special sales, and family activities.

HCA Botique Showcases Artisan Crafters

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The Hopkinton Center for the Arts presents the annual Holiday Boutique, a unique display and sale of artisan crafters from the region. Running December 6-8, 2013 at the HCA Farmhouse (98 Hayden Rowe Street, Hopkinton, MA), this year’s Holiday Boutique includes 18 artisans – an increase from years past.

Fire Flow Test Thursday, Dec. 5

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Please be advised that a required fire flow test will take place on East Main Street near the Clinton Street intersection on Thursday December 5th at approximately 9:30 AM. This test is re-scheduled from last week. You may notice some discoloration during and after the test. Please avoid doing any laundry, dishwasher loads or other water use activities, during this time. Any discoloration that may occur will eventually dissipate. You may need to run the water in your home to flush your internal pipes once the test is complete.

Chamber Honors Dwinnell, Duffy

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Help the Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce honor two of our own.

Dr. John Duffy and Maureen Dwinnell

for their decades of dedicated service to our town.

Hopkinton Country Club
204 Saddle Hill Road, Hopkinton

Thursday, December 12, 2013
6:00 to 10:00 PM

Register at
Members/Guests $50, Non-Members $60

Holiday Concert at the Hopkinton Public Library

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A Holiday Concert will be presented by Friends of the Hopkinton Public Library on December 4, 2013, 6:30-8:00 PM at the library. Music will be by the Hopkinton Chamber Orchestra. Light refreshments will be served.

Violence and Mental Illness: Connected?

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Violent incidents such as the mass killings in Newtown, Connecticut and at the Washington Navy Yard – two of the most recent on a long list of horrific acts – capture the nation’s attention and continue to raise alarms about the link between violence and mental illness.

A recent Gallup poll found that nearly half of Americans - 48 percent - blame the mental health system “a great deal” for mass shootings and for failing to identify individuals who are a danger to others.

Hopkinton Schools Announce Severe Weather Policy and Procedures for Winter Season

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Given the time of year, I would like to review the procedures used in (a) canceling school, (b) delaying the opening of school, and (c) sending students home early because of severe weather conditions or other emergency situations.

School Buildings Experience Phone Disruption

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Dear Parents/Guardians/Community Members:

As you may already be aware, we are experiencing problems with our telephone service. The Middle School, Student Services, Buildings and Grounds, and Central Office have no service at this time. The cause of this issue has not yet been determined. Should you need immediate assistance, please e-mail the appropriate facility or person. E-mail addresses can be found on our web site.

We're sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you.

Rachel DeMore Swims for Multiple Sclerosis

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Rachel DeMore is diving into action to help raise awareness and funds to support individuals with multiple sclerosis by participating in an exciting fundraiser known as Swim for MS.

Rachel is joining volunteers all across the country to organize her own swim activity. Funds raised support the many vital programs and services offered by the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America.


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