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Epcot "Land Exhibit" Designer to Present at Water Fresh Farm

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Dr. Merle Jensen, designer of the hydroponic displays in the Land Exhibit at Epcot and consultant to Water Fresh Farm since its inception, will be speaking at Water Fresh Farm at 11am on Saturday, May 26th. The subject of his talk will be Hydroponic Growing, Past, Present, and Future, including projects that have brought fresh vegetables to the food deserts of the world, the new hydroponic greenhouse in the Antarctic and the work being done in the lab geared toward growing on the moon.

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Board of Selectmen Reorganize

Watch the video clip from the Tuesday, May 22 meeting of the Board of Selectmen as the board votes to reorganize. Ben Pallieko was nominated and voted as the new Chairman of the Board of Selectmen for the next 12 months by a vote of 4 to 1. All voted in favor except for Michelle Gates. John Mosher was nominated and voted in as Vice Chair.

Library System Software to Changeover on Memorial Day Weekend

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The Hopkinton Public Library, along with other neighboring libraries in the CW/MARS network, will be changing to an updated library system called the “Evergreen.” It means that the online library catalog that you use to search for library materials, check status of items and place holds will look and work a little bit differently. The new system is expected to be up and running by May 29, 2012.

To accommodate the switch, the library will close at 5 pm on Friday, May 25th and re-open on May 29th at 10 am.

Representative Dykema to Hold Office Hours

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Representative Carolyn Dykema will be holding office hours throughout the 8th Middlesex District in May.

Any resident who would like to speak with Representative Dykema and is unable to attend office hours should contact her office at (617) 722-2210 or email her aide at leah.robins@mahouse.gov to set up a personal appointment.

Holliston
Monday May 21st, 8 – 9am
The Holliston Grill
802 Washington Street
Holliston, MA 01746

Hopkinton
Tuesday May 29th, 8 – 9am
The Golden Spoon
85 West Main Street
Hopkinton, MA 01748

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To Your Health, May 2012 “Getting the Most Out of Your Doctor’s Visit”

In our last segment we discussed how to choose a doctor who is the right fit for you. Now that you’ve found that special physician, let’s talk about how to get the most out of your visit.

It’s no secret that physicians are under demanding time pressures. In response, many practices have adopted strict time allotments patient visits. To get the most out of your visit, it is important to be prepared and informed.

Town Election: Official Results

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Attached below are the official results of Hopkinton's May 2012 Annual Town Election from the Town Clerk's office.

Governor's Council for Innovation Members Sworn In

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Secretary of Administration and Finance Jay Gonzalez swore in the 11 members of the Governor’s Council for Innovation today, continuing the Patrick-Murray Administration’s ongoing efforts to change the way government does business, while achieving savings for taxpayers.

Haroian Goes 3-0

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The Varsity Baseball team improved to 13-3 (13-3 TVL) with an 8-1 victory at home over Westwood on Monday, May 21. Senior righty Jake Haroian improved to 3-0 on the season, throwing six shutout innings and striking out 8. Senior captain Alex Hulme (2 hits, 2 runs, double, RBI), Senior Craig Levergood (2 hits, 2 runs) and Sophomore Andrew McMillan (2 hits, double, 2 RBI) led the way for the Hillers at the plate. Hopkinton returns to action Wednesday night when they visit Ashland at 6:30 PM.

Hillers Sneak By Wolverines

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Hiller Varsity Girls Tennis beat Westwood 3 - 2 . It was a close one played without the Hillers #! singles player Denny LaMachia. "Vanessa Prathab had a great 3 set match at #1 to clinch the victory for us" said Hiller Coach Nancy Clark.

2012 Election Results

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A total of 1,829 votes were cast in the 2012 Town Election. Jean Bertschmann and Jon Graziano emerged victorious in the School Committee race and June Harris was the winner in the contested race for Board of Library Trustees.

Results for the 10 ballot questions are as follows:

Question #1: Tender Truck – Passed
Question #2: DPW Facility Design – Failed
Question #3: HS Track – Passed
Question #4: Lakeshore Drive – Failed
Question #5: Library Electrical – Passed
Question #6: Loop Road repairs – Failed
Question #7: Traffic light at School and West Main – Passed

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