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Science Fair Project Published

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Callum Bushe and Benjamin Madany, seniors at Hopkinton High School, are published authors! Their science fair project paper, “Solar Storage Blinds,” was included in a newly released book, Award Winning Science Fair Projects Vol. 2, by Sam Levine.

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Measuring Beyond the Classroom at Hopkinton High

Recently, High School students in Timothy Joyce's geometry class were assigned a task;to go around town and find the perimeter and area for everyday objects. The tricky part about the assignment is the fact that many of these types of objects are not regular shapes that can be easily measured such a square, circle or triangle.

Watch the HCAM News video with freshman Amanda Dings as she sets out to measure a stop sign. She decided that the easiest way to tackle finding its area was by breaking it down into smaller parts.

beFree Handball Tournament Friday March 17

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The beFREE! Project is sponsoring another alternative social event for High School students this Saturday night. This event is open to all Hopkinton High School students.

beFREE! HANDBALL TOURNAMENT
Saturday, March 17th 7:00 - 10:00PM
High School Athletic Center
Admission: $5 per player, teams must register at HS by Thursday
Admission is FREE to watch friends play.

High School students are encouraged to come watch their friends compete for prizes and bragging rights!

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Science Fair at Elmwood School

Watch the HCAM News video as we visit the 2nd Grade Science Fair at Elmwood School!

Easter Egg Hunt Only a Few Weeks Away

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The Easter Bunny makes his annual visit to Hopkinton on Saturday, April 7, 2012 for the Park and Recreation's Annual Easter Egg Hunt. The event, which is sponsored by Hopkinton Drug, will beheld at 11:00 AM on theTown Common. The Easter Egg Hunt is for Hopkinton pre-school to 2nd grade children.

Please bring your own basket or bag to collect the candy and "Special Prize Eggs". We ask parents not to pick up eggs prior to the start of the event.
There is no registration or fee for this event and we will try to give candy to all children that attend.

Destination Imagination Team Advances to State Championship

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The Hopkinton Middle School 7th grade Destination Imagination team won the Regional DI competition in Douglas this weekend for the challenge “Solar Stage” yesterday and was awarded a Renaissance award for outstanding design, engineering, and performance. The team consists of five girls - Erin Webb, Riley Strickland, Emma Griffiths, Team Manager Linda Holly, Heather Holly, and Elise Kiszla. The team moves on to represent Hopkinton in the DI State Championships at Worcester Polytech at the end of the month on March 31st.

Planning Board at Middle School on Monday

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The next meeting of the Hopkinton Planning Board is scheduled for Monday, March 12 at 7:30. Please note location change to the Middle School Lecture Room. Beginning at 7:45PM, there will be a public hearing on Legacy Farms Private Waste Water Treatment Facility Site Plan Review. The location was changed to accommodate a larger crowd as attendance at the public hearing is expected to be higher than a regular Planning Board meeting.
The complete agenda for Monday's meeting is attached below.

Alzheimer's Support - Senior Center March 12

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All Things Senior Center

Board of Selectmen to Discuss FY2013 Budget on Wednesday

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The next meeting of the Board of Selectmen is scheduled for Wednesday, March 14, 2012 beginning at 6PM. In addition to considering an application for a one-day live entertainment for a St. Patrick's Day celebration, the board will also consider approving the FY2013 Operational Budget for submittal to the Appropriation Committee

To see the full portfolio of documents for Tuesday's meeting, Click Here.

Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Holds at 6.9 Percent

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The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development reported on March 8 that the preliminary January 2012 estimates show that Massachusetts added 6,600 jobs over the month, for a total of 3,218,400 jobs. The total unemployment rate was 6.9 percent, unchanged from the revised December 2011 rate and well below the national rate of 8.3 percent. It is the lowest monthly rate since December 2008.

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