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Marathon Message from Superintendent Hiersche

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Dear Hopkinton Families:

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Women's Club Sponsors "Meet the Candidates" April 24

For over 20 years, the Hopkinton Women's Club has sponsored "Meet the Candidates", a public forum where residents can meet and ask questions of candidates in Hopkinton's May town election. This year's event takes place on Wednesday, April 24 at 7PM LIVE in the HCAM studio. Watch the HCAM News video as moderator Nancy Clark talks about the history of the event and why she thinks it offer residents a the opportunity to get to know the candidates before casting their vote.

"Meet the Candidates" -- Wednesday, April 24 at 7PM -- LIVE in the HCAM studio, 77 Main Street, Lower Level

Questions for candidates can be mailed ahead of time to

Live call-ins will also be available on the 24th -- call 508-435-7887

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Alicia Shambo at the Boston Marathon Finish Line

With the Boston Marathon such as integral part of the Hopkinton community, many of our residents are actively involved on race day; some as runners and some as volunteers. Tonight we'll talk with Alicia Shambo, a former US Navy medic who was working at the finish line and is here to tell us first hand what she saw and experienced as the bombs exploded and afterward.

Wake up and Smell the Poetry Saturday April 20

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....Art offers Sanctuary to everyone willing
to open their hearts as well as their eyes
------Nikki Giovanni, poet

Music and poetry and friendship heals... and we need to be together.
----Ruthann Baler, singer-songwriter

Assistance for Victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings

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The FBI is the lead law enforcement agency responsible for investigating the bombings at the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. Providing information and assistance to victims of these crimes is part of that work. Crimes can have a devastating effect on victims, as well as their families who may need assistance coping with the impact of the victimization.

Water Department Offers Rain Barrels

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The Hopkinton Water Department has partnered with the Great American Rain Barrel Company in Hyde Park, MA to offer rain barrels to residents at a discount to help conserve water and save money.

Herr Represents Hopkinton At Interfaith Healing Service

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Dear Neighbors,

Earlier today I was honored to represent the citizens of Hopkinton at the Interfaith Healing Service at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston. People of all faiths gathered to remember those who lost their lives and to offer prayers for those injured by the senseless acts of violence on Patriots Day.

Dykema Raises Concerns About Milford Casino Application

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In a letter sent earlier today, Representative Carolyn Dykema (D-Holliston) calls on the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to respond to concerns about the validity of the application for a resort casino license in Milford.

"What is surprising is that despite their significant role, the owners of Foxwoods are not on the list of qualifiers subject to Gaming Commissioner background checks," Dykema writes in the letter. "These checks are viewed by the legislature as essential to promoting the highest standards of quality and ethics for gaming operations in the Commonwealth."

The One Fund Boston

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Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Tom Menino have announced the formation of The One Fund Boston, Inc. to help the people most affected by the tragic events that occurred in Boston on April 15, 2013.

"I am humbled by the outpouring of support by the business community and individuals who are united in their desire to help; The One Fund Boston will act as a central fund to receive much needed financial support," said Governor Patrick. "At moments like this, we are one state, one city and one people.."

Run Around Hopkinton Relay Sponsors Run to Support Bombing Victims

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The Run Around Hopkinton Marathon Relay is sponsoring a morning run to show solidarity and support for those affected by the bombings at the Boston Marathon finish line on Saturday, April 20 at 7:30AM at the start line in Hopkinton.

Details as posted on their Facebook Page are listed below.


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