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Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on May 11

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Every year on the second Saturday in May, letter carriers across the country collect non-perishable food as part of the nation’s largest one-day food drive, distributing the donations to local food banks. Since the pilot drive was held in 1991, more than a billion pounds of food have been collected, and on Saturday, May 11, Hopkinton's letter carriers will be participating in the "Stamp Out Hunger" drive.

Supporting Ritterbusch for School Committee

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Dear Editor,

Please join me and vote for Amy Ritterbush as a candidate for School Committee for the Town of Hopkinton on May 20, 2013.

Hopkinton Girls Track Takes TVL Title

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The Hopkinton Girls Track came out on top against Medfield yesterday 83-53 ending the season with a 9-0 record and taking the TVL title.

"That was our 125th straight meet without a loss," said Coach Brian Hall.

First place winners included Emily Hoffman in the 400M Hurdles, Jess Scott in the 100M and MP Monks in the Mile. Complete results are listed below.

400H Emily Hoffman HP 74.2 Gair MF 75.2 Belisle HP 76.7

100m Jess Scott HP 12.5 Gustafson MF 13.0 Diggans MF 13.1

Boys Track Earns TVL Title

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Hopkinton Boys Track goes 9-0 in win over Medfield to earn the TVL title. Complete results are attached below.

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Construction Career Day Encourages Students to Join Construction Industry

Every year, over 1,500 students from across the state come to Hopkinton for Construction Career Day held at the New England Laborers Training Center, for a hands-on education in a potential career path not always discussed in a traditional classroom setting. Those involved with the 2-day program, held on May 1 and 2 of this year, hope to generate excitement about the opportunities in the construction industry.

As part of the students' exposure to the world of construction, they had the opportunity to interact with those currently working in the industry as well as experience a wide array of disciplines within the field including welding, equipment operation, safety, as well as engineering design. Overall, there were about 150 construction related companies at the event including colleges and other industry professionals.

Watch the HCAM News video to learn more!

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Ann Click Honored at Town Meeting

Hopkinton Town Clerk Ann Click was recognized, honored and given an award for her years of service to the town at the opening of the 2013 Annual Town Meeting on Monday, May 6, Click's last town meeting as Town Clerk. Watch the excerpt from the meeting as Click's brother Tom Nealon reads the tribute to Ann and as she graciously accepts her award.

8th Grade Music Fest Friday May 10th

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The beFree Club this Friday, May 10th, is sponsoring the 2013 8th Grade Music Fest from 6:45 to 9:15pm in the Middle School cafeteria. Doors will open at 6:30pm and there will be no entry after 7:30pm. Admission is free and baked good and drinks will be available for purchase. All proceeds will benefit Relay for Life.

Please note that no outside food or drink will be allowed and no re-entry if you leave before the event is over. The event is for 8th grade students only.

For questions, please contact

Public Forum: Hopkinton Open Space & Recreation Plan Update on Thursday

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A public forum to gather input for the Open Space and Recreation Plan for the Town of Hopkinton is will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2013 in Room 211 at Hopkinton Town Hall. The plan is being updated, and your input is important. The draft Plan update includes the results of a recent public opinion survey, a revised Action Plan and revised maps.

The 2009 Open Space and Recreation Plan established three goals, which will be reviewed at the Forum to determine whether they should be changed. The goals contained in the 2009 Plan were:

Former Middlesex D.A. Joins Defense Practice

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Our Government Investigations & White Collar Defense practice is growing in prominence with the arrival of partner Gerard T. Leone, Jr. Gerry arrives at NP having just left his position as the Middlesex County (Mass.) District Attorney. He was formerly the First Assistant U.S. Attorney, and Chief of the Attorney General’s Criminal Bureau, in Massachusetts. Gerry brings more than 20 years of experience as a practicioner and leader in Massachusetts legal circles, while serving the communities throughout the entire state.

May 2013 Town Meeting Recap: Second Night

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Beginning with Article 25: ADAOC Phase VII Improvements Necessary to Comply with Americans with Disabilities Act, Hopkinton’s annual Town Meeting entered its second night of voting. The cost associated with the work required totaled $150,000 and both the Appropriation and Capital Improvement Committees recommended this article. Article passed with little discussion.


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