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Sadie E. Benson, 91

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Sadie E. Benson, 91, of Hopkinton, passed away Friday, April 14, 2017. Born in Milford, she was the daughter of the late Jane (Robson) and Oscar Riedle. She was the wife of the late Estley M. Benson who passed away in 2002.

A lifelong Hopkinton resident, Sadie was an active member of Faith Community Church in Hopkinton and was a member of the former Joy Fellowship group. She was also active with the Milford Pine Street Baptist Church Women’s Group. She enjoyed time spent at the Hopkinton Senior Center.

Hillers Football 7th Annual Golf Tournament

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Dear Supporter of Hopkinton Football,

On Friday, June 23rd, 2017 we will be hosting our seventh annual golf tournament at Shining Rock Golf Club to support the Hopkinton High School Football Program. Last year's event was a huge success thanks to the many folks like you who contributed by playing, sponsoring a hole or simply donating to the event.

An Artist Talk and Demo with Catherine Weber

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Thursday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m.

HCA Gallery, 98 Hayden Rowe St., Hopkinton, MA

Catherine Weber is a visual artist and poet. She has explored many mediums and produced a great deal of work that includes photography, sewn textile art, bees wax, acrylic, printmaking and, perhaps most prominently, wood.  While these many mediums might seem disparate, her work does, however, have a very strong thread: her connection with the forest and trees. 

eHop To Hold Fifth Annual Know Your Vote Forum

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HOPKINTON, MA – April 17, 2017 –  In preparation for Annual Town Meeting, eHop (educate • engage • empower | Hopkinton) in conjunction with the Town of Hopkinton, will hold its 5th Annual “Know Your Vote” forum on Monday, April 24 at 6:30-8:30 pm in the Hopkinton High School library. The forum will be broadcast on HCAM-TV (Comcast 8/Verizon 30) and streamed on Facebook Live at This is your chance to get the answers you need from town officials before Town Meeting.

Boston Marathon 2017

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What a great day to be a Bostonian! The 121st Boston Marathon took place today and it was certainly one to remember. The first winners to cross the finish line did so in record-breaking fashion. For the men's wheelchair race, in yet another close finish, Marcel Hug edged his long time rival, Ernst van Dyk for the victory. This victory gave Hug his third straight wheelchair title in the Boston Marathon. Hug, a 31-year-old Swiss native, set a Boston marathon record, finishing in 1:18:03.

Video: Scholars & Stars: Elite Kenyan Runners at Elmwood School 2017

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For the 25th year in row, John Hancock introduced the Elmwood students to some of the elite Marathon runners from Kenya. This year the runners at Elmwood included 2012 Men's Boston Marathon Champion, Wesley Korir, 2015 Women's Boston Marathon Champion, Caroline Rotich and also Wilson Chebet, Geoffrey Kirui, Sammy Kitwara, Emmanuel Mutai, Daniel Salel, Joyce Chepkirui, Gladys Cherono, Valentine Kipketer, Edna Kipligat and Brigid Kosgei. View photos at Scene in Hopkinton. View the full ceremony below.

Free Pasta Dinner at St. Paul’s April 26

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The April Community Pasta Supper at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 61 Wood Street (Rte. 135) will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26. All are welcome to this event, which is being supported by the churches of the Hopkinton Christian Service Connection. This pasta supper is held for the community on the last Wednesday of every month.

The meal will feature pasta (gluten free available), vegetarian tomato sauce, meatballs on the side, green salad, bread, beverages, and dessert.
The pasta supper is free, although donations will be accepted.

Public Notice from Department of Youth and Family Services: Enjoy Prom & Graduation Season

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Enjoy Prom& Graduation Season
But remember, this can be both a wonderful time of year, as
well as a time of increased risk for teens. In fact, the highest
risk of first-time alcohol use occurs in the Prom& Graduation

Here are some ways to keep your family safe:

• Talk openly about substance use with your teen. Be clear
that you do not want your teen to use alcohol or other
drugs. Talk about ways to have fun without drinking or
using drugs.

Town Hall Offices Temporarily Changing Location Due to Flooding

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Due to flooding at Hopkinton Town Hall caused by a broken water pipe on Tuesday April 11th, Town Hall will temporarily be closed down and town offices will be at temporary remote locations. View the announcement and location for town offices below.

Video: 2017 Hopkinton Middle School 2.62 Mile Run/Walk

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It was another great year of the Annual 2.62 mile run/walk in honor of the upcoming 26.2 mile Boston Marathon. Despite a chilly day, the kids were ready to race, check out some scenes from this years Desire to Inspire run/walk in the video below.


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