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Hopkinton's New Drug Collection Unit Now in Place

No, it's not a recycling bin that now sits in the lobby of the police station, although part of its purpose is to keep Hopkinton green. But, instead it is a Drug Collection Unit (DCU), which will now make it more convenient for residents to properly dispose of unwanted prescription drugs.

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Hydroponics Explained at Water Fresh Farm

Dr. Merle Jensen, designer of the hydroponic displays in the Land Exhibit at Epcot and consultant to Water Fresh Farm since its inception,was in Hopkinton on May 26 to talk about the past, present and future of hydroponic growing; the science of growing plants in nutrient rich water without soil.
To see highlights of his presentation, watch the HCAM News video below.

Massachusetts Continues to Add Jobs; May Unemployment Drops to 6.0%

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The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development today reported that the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ preliminary May 2012 estimates show thatMassachusetts added 7,500 jobs over the month, for a total of 3,249,600 jobs. The May job gain follows a revised 1,700 job gain in April. The total unemployment rate dropped to 6.0 percent, 0.3 of a percentage point below the April rate of 6.3 percent andwell below the national rate of 8.2 percent.

Spilka's Forum for Metrowest Business Community A Success

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On Monday June 11, nearly 100 residents and business owners attended a forum hosted by Senator Karen Spilka at the Sheridan Framingham Hotel and Conference Center to learn more about the assistance and opportunities available to them as they start or expand their business in MetroWest.

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Hopkinton Education Foundation Announces Grants for Upcoming Year

The Hopkinton Education Foundation (HEF) held an awards ceremony on June 7th to honor teachers and principals receiving educational grants for next school year. The HEF funds innovative learning and teaching methods in the classroom that cannot be covered within the constraints of the budget.

Senator Karen Spilka's Office to Hold Office Hours in Hopkinton

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On Monday, June 25th, join Puja Mehta, Senator Spilka's District and Constituent Services Director, for district office hours in Medway, Hopkinton, and Natick. Puja will be available to update constituents on the latest news and events and discuss any concerns or questions you may have.

MEDWAY OFFICE HOURS
Medway Town Hall, Sanford Hall
155 Village Street, Medway
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

HOPKINTON OFFICE HOURS
The Golden Spoon
85 West Main Street, Hopkinton
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

NATICK OFFICE HOURS
Zaftigs Delicatessen
1298 Worcester Road, Natick

Front Street Closed On Friday!

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Starting Friday June 15, 2012, Front Street will be closed for the culvert repair. The street closing will effect Front St. at South Mill St. as well as, Ash St. during the hours of 7 AM to 7 PM. Our intentions are to complete the work in one day. Due to the nature of the repairs, it may require working longer than 7 PM but, we will do everything to avoid that. Detour signs will be in place and detail police officers will be there to assist motorists around the site.

Thank you,

Learn How You Can Participate in The Solarize Mass Program in Hopkinton - "Solar 101" Now Online

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To help residents better understand the Mass Solarize Program and how the proram will work in Hopkinton, the Sustainable Green Committee, in conjunction with representatives from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, recently held an information session, "Solar 101", at the Hopknton Senior Center so that interested homeoweners could learn more about solar energy.

The complete presentation is now available online. Click Here to watch.

Joint Meeting Tonight to Review Town Building Report

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The Board of Selectmen will meet in a joint session with the School Committee and the Appropriations Committee tonight, Wednesday, June 13, In the Middle School Library. The meeting begins at 6:30PM with business related to the South West Village at Legacy Farms and the review of the Town Building Report completed by the Permanent Building Committee begins at 7PM and is scheduled to last until 8:30PM at which time the selectmen will go into Executive Session to consider contract negotiations.

See full agenda attached below.

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Student Chefs Serve Lunch

School lunches sometimes tend to get a bad rap, but on the Elmwood School lunch menu May 29th was another sort of wrap; turkey made to resemble a worm with carrot eyes, a cucumber nose, and a red pepper mouth. And this clever concoction was not created using canned food, or even by a lunch lady, but instead by second graders Kate Dion, Grace Joy, and Hannah Hutchins as part of the first ever student recipe contest.

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