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Legacy Farms Reaches Milestone; Formally Accepts Zoning

A press conference was held on Tuesday, July 31st at the Town Clerk's Office to announce a milestone in the development of Legacy Farms. Planning Board Chairman Ken Weismantel and representatives from Legacy Farms developer Baystone Development signed the paperwork, as required by the town's zoning by-laws, to officially accept the overlay zoning and begin construction of the Legacy Farms project.

"From now on, all the land will be developed under the Master Plan Special Permit," said Weismantel. "This has been a long way coming."

Latest Roadwork Update

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Roadwork will resume on Monday August 6 & Tuesday August 7 at 7am on the following roads.

Walcottt St - From Main St to A St.
Church St – From Main St to Maple St.
Cedar St Ext – From 1400’ west of Cordaville Rd to the Southboro line.
St John’s cemetery road – From Mayhew St to the cemetery garage.

Please expect delays and seek alternate routes if possible.

Thank you,

Mike Mansir
Hopkinton Highway Manager

Household Hazardous Waste Day - Saturday August 4

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The DPW Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is on Saturday, August 4, 2012 from 8AM to 1PM at the DPW Garage at 83 Wood Street.

The town will accept household hazardous products no longer needed, preferably in original, sealed containers. There is a limit of 25 pounds and one trip per household and proof of residency (Driver's License) is required.

Roadwork Update

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Crews will be working on Paving Grove St from Main St to Leonard St today, August 2, from 10am-5pm. The road will be closed to through traffic. Please seek alternate routes.

Crews will be working on paving Hayden Rowe St from Chestnut St to College St on Friday August 3 from 7am-5pm. Only one lane of traffic will be open. Please expect delays and seek alternate routes if possible.

I apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Sincerely,

Mike Mansir
Hopkinton Highway Manager

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Campers Make TV Show at HCAM

Read the story and watch the video produced by HCAM summer intern Jess Fenn as she reports on the success of the recent YMCA/HCAM camp that shows kids what making a TV show is all about.

The HCAM Studio welcomed in ten campers from the Hopkinton YMCA earlier this month. These middle school-aged kids were there to learn all about how a TV show is made by actually creating one themselves. Over a two-week period, the kids went through all stages of production with HCAM Station Manager Jim Cozzens as their producer and director.

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A Look Back at the 2012 Timlin Race

Over $35,000 was raised at this year's Sharon Timlin Memorial 5K Race. In its 9th year, the race has raised over $1 million dollars for the Angel Fund, a nonprofit organization aiming to find a cure for ALS.

Watch the HCAM News video as Event Director and Founder Abbie Rosenberg and this year's winner, Patrick Levenson, talk about their personal connection to ALS. Rosenberg believes that events like this are instrumental in helping raise awareness for, and ultimately finding a cure, for ALS.

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July in Pictures

July was another busy month in Hopkinton with many fun activities for the entire family to enjoy. As America celebrated the 4th of July, Hopkinton held the Horribles Parade down Main Street. The parade has been a Hopkinton tradition for over 80 years and features floats that poke fun at Hopkinton issues. This year's theme focused on downtown revitalization.

Adults: Get Your Shots

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From left: Lynda Young, M.D., Margaret Sandin, M.D., Elisa Choi, M.D., this month on Physician Focus.

Memo to all adults: Are you up-to-date on your vaccinations? Do you know which ones you should have? Which ones are recommended?

If you’re weak on the answers to those questions, you’re not alone. While most children get their recommended immunizations due to attentive, caring parents, adult vaccination rates remain low, with unfortunate results: more than 50,000 adults in the U.S. die each year from vaccine-preventable diseases.

Help Me Get Home

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Missing Dog named Boone. Last seen around Ashland Reservoir/Chestnut Street area. Please call Andrew if you see or have him. He is very timid will try to flee. Please call 508-561-2267.

Legislature Approves Major Reform of CHINS System

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On Monday, July 31, the Legislature sent to the Governor legislation that will update the current system for handling children who consistently get in trouble at home or at school, including runaways and students who are habitually truant, transforming the 38-year-old Children in Need of Services (CHINS) program that critics say unnecessarily puts troubled children in front of a judge before seeking services to help the children and their families.

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