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Friday Last Day To license Your Dog.

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Dog Owners of Hopkinton,

This is just a reminder that Friday, March 30th is the last day to get your dogs licensed for 2018 without being assessed a late fee of $25 (starting April 1st). If you cannot make it to the office or do not think a mailed payment will arrive on time, make your payment online here. Those residents over the age of 70 do not need to pay a registration fee but will still be assessed a late fee if your dog's registration is received after April 1st.

Video: BVT Students show Hopkinton Fire Department "EZ Escape" System

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Three students from Blackstone Valley Tech High School (Noah Boudreau, Kevin Healy and Andrew Regan) visited the Hopkinton Fire Department to show off their "EZ Escape" system. The system is meant to help evacuate buildings during emergencies. The students will be entering the design into the Skills USA competition and the students are hoping the design can be sold and used. The system was primarily designed for fires but has opportunity to be used in other emergency situations such as an active shooter. View the video below to hear more about the "EZ Escape" system.

Weather Trends in Hopkinton: March 17th-24th

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According to the DPW weather station, the highest temperature reached in Hopkinton March 17th through March 24th was 42 degrees, the lowest was 20.5 degrees. Average temperature during the month in Hopkinton was 31.2 degrees. Humidity was at an average of 48%, the peak was 63% while the lowest was 32%. Wind Speed averaged 3.5 MPH, while reaching a high of 10 MPH. Rain accumulated 0 inches last week in Hopkinton. You can see all the averages for Hopkinton below and be on the lookout for future weather updates in Hopkinton.

“The Prince is Having a Ball” A fun, fund-raiser for Hopkinton’s Enter Stage Left Theater

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Enter Stage Left Theater proudly presents, “The Prince is Having a Ball,” a one-of-a-kind fundraising event for “princes and princesses” of all ages, on Sunday, April 29th at 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM, at the Delbridge Family Performance Center, 98 Hayden Rowe Street, Hopkinton.

John M. Eaton, 60

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John M. Eaton, 60, of Upton, passed away Saturday, March 24, 2018. Born in Framingham, he was the son of the late Helen (Kenney) and Charles Eaton.
A graduate of Keefe Tech in Framingham, John was a proud Army Veteran. He had worked as a Master Electrician and was a member of the Local IBEW 96 of Worcester. He was a former employee for General Motors and had a passion for toy trains.

Hopkinton Chamber Social Networking Thursday March 29th

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Join us for an informal Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce “business after hours” networking get-together. This is a perfect opportunity to meet local business leaders and create lasting professional relationships. If you have questions or would like to submit a suggestion for a future event, please send us an email at [email protected]. Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce is proud to host a variety of events for members of our community and we would love for you to be our guest at one of our events.

The Classical Music Series Returns to the Hopkinton Center for the Arts with two Special Holiday Concerts

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The Hopkinton Center for the Arts (HCA) announces the return of its Classical Music Series with two Holiday concerts. On Easter Sunday at 2 p.m., SoYoung Kwon, violin will perform works by Kreisler, Mozart, Dvorak and Schumann with Keun Young Sun, piano. This concert is free for students and seniors and just $15 for adults. And on Sunday, May 13 at 3 p.m., the HCA will present its second Mother’s Day Classical Music Concert featuring Reverie, Katherine Burmeister, harp and Christine Tsen, cello. Tickets are $15 adults, $10 seniors/students.

Hopkinton High School Jazz Ensemble Won a Silver Medal

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The Hopkinton High School Jazz Ensemble won a silver medal at the Massachusetts Association for Jazz Education (MAJE) State Finals held at Norwood High School and Coakley Middle School on Sunday, March 18th. This is the first time the ensemble has been to the State-level. This medal follows the ensemble's first-ever gold medal at the MAJE Central District I Senior Jazz Festival in February. Jeremy Dodge is the ensemble's director.

Video: 2018 Hopkinton High School Arts Show at the HCA

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This week at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts was the always impressive Hopkinton High School arts show, here is a look at some of the work on display. Get a look at the show in the video below!

Video: Board of Selectmen and School Committee Talk 2019 Budget

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The Hopkinton Board of Selectmen and School Committee met this past week to talk about the 2019 fiscal year budget. The goal of the meeting was to discuss ways to decrease the 7.4% increase of the School Committee budget in order to avoid going over the projected town tax rate increase of 5%. The School committee had concerns that further cuts could lead to insufficient funds to maintain all of the current school programs.

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