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Priscilla H. Cafarelli, 92

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Priscilla H. Cafarelli, 92, died Thursday, September 22, 2011 in Worcester. She was the widow of Louis Cafarelli, who died in August 1961. Born in Richford, VT, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Matilda (Mayo ) Busker. She is predeceased by her sons Louis and Charles.

She was a longtime Hopkinton resident before moving to Michigan and Worcester. She was an accomplished seamstress and also enjoyed knitting, crocheting and baking.

She is survived by 12 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

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Form a Team for the Run Around Hopkinton Marathon Relay on October 2

Watch the HCAM News video as Hopkinton resident Vicki Lary encourages residents participate in the upcoming Run Around Hopkinton Marathon Relay.

The Run Around Hopkinton Marathon Relay is a competitive race covering 26.2 miles, starting and ending at Hopkinton High School. The course traverses some of the town's most notable running spots, from the marathon start line to scenic Hopkinton State Park and many of the town's quiet wooded roads and trails.

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E.L. Harvey Celebrates 100th Anniversary

E.L. Harvey & Sons, the full service waste hauling, transfer, and scrap recycling operation, based in Westborough Massachusetts, kicked off the celebration of its 100th year in business on Wednesday, September 21st by holding a special event for its commercial customers.

The day was all about customer loyalty and appreciation and giving back to those who have helped the Harveys become leaders in innovative waste management services.

H.A.L.T. Annual Meeting September 25

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Formed in 1995 as a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and preserving open space in Hopkinton, the Hopkinton Area Land Trust (H.A.L.T.) is now a member organization. Their first annual meeting is scheduled for Sunday, September 25, from 2pm to 4pm at the Hopkinton Fire Station Conference Room on the second floor.

“We re-branded the trust, came up with a new logo and we’re now a member organization,” said David Goldman, President.

Educate Hopkinton Discusses Center School, Casinos and More

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Educate Hopkinton invites residents to join them to learn what's been going on with Center School, the Massachusetts School Buildiing Authority (MSBA) response and the possibility of a casino in Milford.

In their forum on at the Viineyard Churd, 84 South Street, on Sunday, September 25 from 7pm to 9pm, residents will have the opportunity to share their ideas and get answers to their questions as town officials move forward to find an solution for Center School that is acceptable to all of Hopkinton's residents.

Solicitations for Police

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In case you've received a phone call soliciting donations for the local police department, here is an update from Lt. Chuck Wallace of the Hopkinton Police Department (HPD).

"The recent inquiries regarding solicitors is due to a state wide soliciting campaign on behalf of the Fraternal Order of Police," said Wallace. "The company conducting the soliciting is All-Pro Productions. I know in the past, our residents and businesses believe the soliciting campaign is solely on behalf of HPD when in fact it is not."

Hiller Sports Update: XC

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Update from Coach Jen Fairbanks:

Boys and Girls XC won today against Holliston. Girls 26, 29 (low score wins). Boys swept 15-50 because we took the first 11 spots!

Spilka Files Amendments to Expanded Gaming Bill to Protect Local Communities

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In an effort to protect municipalities concerned about negative impacts from a bill to expand gaming in the Commonwealth, Senator Karen Spilka (D-Ashland) filed amendments today with the Senate Clerk’s Office to strengthen safeguards and provide additional protections for surrounding communities.

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Camp Bailout - Firefighting for Girls

HCAM News Intern Courtney Taylor reports on Camp Bailout, a firefighting camp for just for girls. Hosted by the Ashland Fire Department during the first week of August, local girls, some of them from Hopkinton, had the chance to learn what being a firefighter is all about. Activities included climbing a ladder, using the jaws of life, and repelling.

Watch the video for the full story!

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Varsity Soccer Night at the Fruit Street Fields

Hiller pride was in full force on Friday night as both the girls and the boys varsity teams took on TVL rival Holliston. The doubleheader gave Hiller fans their only chance of the season to cheer on both teams at the same time on the Fruit Street turf fields. The games, which were held at the Fruit Street Athletic Complex, served as the springboard for Hopkinton's Youth Soccer's Varsity Night, which allowed the Hiller's youngest supporters a chance to get in on the action as well.


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