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Hopkinton Police Conducting Alcohol Compliance Checks

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The Hopkinton Police Department will be conducting annual Alcohol Compliance Checks of all licensed establishments beginning in February 2015 through June 2015.

These compliance checks are made to ensure that all establishments licensed for the sale of alcoholic beverages In Hopkinton follow and comply with all rules and regulations pertaining to the safe sale and service of alcohol within town.

This notice is made in accordance with compliance policy and with the recommendation of the ABCC (Alcohol Beverage Control Commission)

School Roofs Inspected

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Mr. Rogers, Director of Buildings and Grounds, met with Mr. Kadlick and Mr. Shepard from the Hopkinton Building Department on Wednesday, February 18th to thoroughly inspect all roofs district wide. Overall the roofs are in very good shape. Any areas of concern that were identified have been addressed. In all cases, it was determined that the structures will safely hold the weight of the accumulated snow. Any concerns based on the potential for sliding snow at building entrances will be addressed before school re-opens on Monday.

Seniors go out winners with 5-3 win

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Seniors go out Winners with 5-3 Victory over Northbridge

Special Town Meeting Warrant for March 3, 2015

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The Board of Selectmen back on Monday January 26th held a meeting to decide weather or not to hold a special town meeting regarding the land at 203 Pond Street. Todd Cestari and John Coutinho recused themselves due to individual conflicts of interest. Town Manager Norman Khumalo explained

Local Maple Syrup Producer to Talk at St. Paul’s March 1

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Sean Davan, owner of Woodville Maples of Hopkinton, will be coming to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on March 1 to share his experience and passion for making maple syrup. The talk, which begins at 4:00 p.m., will review the history of maple syrup, how it is made, and provide techniques to help people try their own backyard sugaring. All are welcome to attend this free event. St. Paul’s is located at 61 Wood Street/Rte. 135, Hopkinton

Tony-Nominated Actor Presents New Workshop in Hopkinton

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The Hopkinton Center for the Arts announces a new Actors’ Monologue Workshop lead by Hopkinton resident and Tony Award Nominated actor Jere Shea. The workshop will give participants, high-school aged and older, the chance to improve their acting and auditioning techniques through the performance and development of a scripted monologue. The workshop runs March 7 and 14, from 9:30 a.m. to noon, at Hopkinton High School, 98 Rowe St. and the cost is $60. Register at HopArtsCenter.org or by calling (508) 435-9222.

Consider Hosting an International Student

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Boston Global Education is a local agency that places international students with loving host families throughout the Metrowest area.

Currently, we are looking for a caring family residing in Hopkinton that would be willing to share their home, time, and culture with a student. A generous stipend would be provided on a monthly basis to cover student expenses.

Families new to hosting can rest assured knowing that our friendly and helpful host coordinator is available to guide you every step of the way.

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Video Segment: 300th Anniversary Photo Contest at Center for the Arts

The Hopkinton Center for the Arts (HCA) hosted the Hopkinton: Past, Present, Future photography show and contest. The event was hosted in partnership with the Hopkinton 300th Anniversary Committee. Photos are currently on display until February 26th. The Gallery Hours are weekdays 11am – 5pm. HCA Artistic Director Kris Waldman stated all were invited to participate from amateur to professional photographers or people that have found photographs of Hopkinton. 300th Anniversary Committee volunteer Anne Mattina talked about how the photography show was based on celebrating the past, present and future of Hopkinton; "The 300th anniversary invited the HCA to sponsor this particular show focusing on the motto of the anniversary, the past, present and future of the town." She mentioned there were over 60 entries into the exhibit.

Prize Winners and information on the judges is below, for more information check out http://www.hopartscenter.org/exhibits/

PRIZE WINNERS with comments from the judges

1st Through the Stone – HCA at sunset, Tom Sloan
Dramatic composition that invites viewer to look closer, strong repeating triangles, dramatic lighting.

2nd Autumn Reverie, Girard D. Hottleman
Well framed image, pleasingly composed, crisp.

3rd Family, Cara Carrazza
Endearing image that feels like a natural moment, beautiful lighting and color.

HM Goat Farm, Colleen Roy
Wonderful period portrait showing a day in the life.

HM On Your Marks, Tom Sloan

A different look at a familiar subject. I enjoy the dramatic lighting, colors and twinkle.

HM Steps to Adventure, Ann Newberry
Peaceful image that drew me in. Subtle shades and shapes. Framing enhanced the repeating shapes of the stairs.

JUDGES
Lynne Damianos is the principal of Damianos Photography & Publishing. She is a photographer/teacher specializing in architecture/interiors, product and people photography for business. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Professional Photography from Rochester Institute of Technology. She also sits on the board of Amazing Things Art Center in Framingham and the Friends of Saxonville, and has participated in the Leadership MetroWest Academy and the Women’s Enterprise Initiative. She is a past president of the Commercial Industrial Photographers of New England and a former national board member of the American Society of Media Photographers.

Carolyn Latourelle has taken part in a number of exhibitions, including ones held at the South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA, the Hopkinton Center for the Arts, Hopkinton, MA, The Southern Vermont Art Center & Hildene in Manchester VT, as well as a web-based international photography exhibition, and twice with the travelling exhibition The Sketchbook Project by Art House Co-op. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Studio Art & American History from Franklin Pierce College and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University. Latourelle has presented at Laguna College of Art & Design, CA as well as at St. Paul’s School, NH in conjunction with the [email protected] exhibition for which she was a member of a small team of alumni organizing the exhibition. Latourelle was integral in organizing Objectified (2013) at Lesley University, in which over 100 artists participated. Currently working in Academic Affairs at the Lesley University College of Art & Design, as well as teaching summer and online courses in photographic portfolio preparation, Ms. Latourelle continues her photographic explorations building experimental cameras, using large format, alternative process, and blended process.

To see the honorable mentions and prize winners check out the videos.

Hopkinton takes down Medway in last game of Season

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The Hopkinton Hillers Boys Varsity Basketball team bettered their playoff seeding by beating Medway 69-58. Both the 11 and 9 Hopkinton Hillers and the 9 and 9 Medway Mustangs have already clinched playoff spots but both teams know increasing the seeding could make their post season schedule a bit easier. Both teams held nothing back as they played their last game of the regular season Tuesday afternoon at Hopkinton High School.

Tonight, 203 Pond St is Discussed LIVE on HCAM-TV

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Tonight, February 17th, at 7:00 p.m., HCAM will host a live discussion of the 203 Pond St vote before the March 3rd town meeting. This discussion is hosted by Bruce Karlin, town moderator.

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