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Planning Board Reviews Laurel Avenue Extension

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The Planning Board met on Monday, July 7 to discuss a possible extension to Laurel Avenue that would potentially allow for a new single family home to be built on Laurel Avenue. Discussions were continued at the time as there are many factors to consider, such as the steep grading and water runoff on Laurel Avenue. Presenting the plan at the meeting was developer Thomas Perna, engineer Patrick Burke, and attorney Doug Resnick who represented both Perna and the Dardinski family who are the current property owners.

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Sasha Hagan wins Congressional Art Competition

For the 2nd year in a row, a Hopkinton High School Photo Student won the photo award at the Congressional Art Competition. I sat down with the winner this year Sasha Hagan.

Hopkinton Selectmen Vote to Recognize and Support Mission of the 26.2 Foundation

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The 26.2 Foundation on June 24, 2014 received the full support of the Hopkinton Board of Selectmen with a unanimous 5-0 vote for a motion that recognized the Foundation as a community asset and expressed the board’s support for the Foundation’s mission - to promote and support marathoning, as well as health, wellness and economic development initiatives through strategic investments in innovative, multi-generational programs on local, regional, national, and global levels - for the benefit of Hopkinton.

Mario P. Ciccarelli, 68

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Mario P. Ciccarelli, 68, devoted husband of Aranka Ciccarelli passed away at his home in Hopkinton on June 30th surrounded by his family. He was the son of the late Mario P. Ciccarelli and Lena Ciccarelli. He was a former resident of Milford and an accomplished mason for 40 years.
He is survived by his daughter Andrea Hathaway and her husband Paul of Maryville, TN, two stepdaughters; Sandra McGrath and her husband Paul of Hopkinton, MA, and Joanne Martin and her husband Paul of Hopkinton, MA, six grandchildren, one sister in-law Marie Ciccarelli and mother in-law Mary Grenga.

Heather's Ride 2014!

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Welcome back to Friends 4 Eva and the Heather Lynne Siebert Memorial Ride.

The 2014 ride will be held on July 19th at Laconia Harley Davidson in Meredith New Hampshire. We will begin staging and registration at 7:30 am with kick stands up at 9:00 am sharp. Your registration/donation of $35.00 per person will include all the fixens for a great day!!! T-shirt, live music from a local band and more food than you can imagine. And lots of great raffle prizes too! Pre-register before July 12th and get $5.00 off! The rain date if needed will be Sunday July 20th.

Horribles Parade 2014 Cancelled

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In consultation with the Police and weather service it was decided to cancel this year's Horribles Parade. No rain date. See you in 2015.

Dan McIntyre

(Photo by Dick Bartlett)

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Chief Lee and Sheriff Koutoujian talk scams

Chief Edward Lee and Sheriff Peter Koutoujian recently spoke to the Hopkinton Senior center and gave the seniors some tips on how to be safe and avoid being scammed. HCAM News caught up with the Chief and Sheriff at the event to get more information on some of the current scams occurring.

Esplanade Events moved to July 3rd

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Due to the pending weather on Friday, July 4th all Boston July 4th Esplanade Events, including both the Boston Pops concert and fireworks, have been moved to Thursday, July 3, 2014.

The following road closures will occur tomorrow, Thursday July 3rd:

Storrow Drive will be closed in both directions at 12:00 p.m.

Memorial Drive, Mass Ave Bridge and Longfellow Bridge will be closed at 6:00 p.m.

The public will be allowed to start entering the checkpoints, into the secure area on the Esplanade, starting at 5:00 p.m.

Trash Collection Delay Friday Only

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The 4th of July holiday will only affect Friday's trash and recyclables collection. The collection for Friday the 4th will occur on Saturday the 5th. ​ There are no other changes to the schedule for the week.

Have a safe and happy 4th of July !!

John K. Westerling
​Your ​Director of Public Works

Safe Wise Names Hopkinton One Of The Top 10 Safest Cities in MA

tom's picture combined data from the most recent FBI Crime Reports with our own research to create a list of the safest communities in Massachusetts.


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