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July's Fatima Day at the Shrine in Holliston

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On Wednesday, July 13th, the Xaverian Missionaries will hold the traditional Fatima Day celebration in honor of Our Lady. It is going to be our third Fatima Day of 2016. This year’s theme is connected to the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy – Mary Mother of Mercy. The main celebrant and homilist will be Fr. Rocco Puopolo, sx. Fr. Rocco served for many years in Sierra Leone (West Africa), then in Washington, DC as Executive Director of Africa Faith and Justice Network (AFJN) and since 2012 has been in Holliston as Director of the Global Youth Mission Services (GYM).

St. Paul’s Hosts Single Again Ice Cream Social July 22

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Single Again, a new support group for people who, though divorce, death, or other circumstances are single again, will be hosting another ice-cream social at St. Paul’s Episcopal church hall on Friday, July 22 at 7:00 p.m. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss what topics and activities Single Again members
would like to see in future meetings while enjoying ice cream. Anyone interested in exploring Single Again is invited to attend.

Road Work to Start on Thursday

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Roadwork is scheduled on the following streets. Work hours will be approximately 7am – 5pm unless otherwise noted.

7/7 – Benson Rd & Kimball Rd. Lower & plate structures.

7/11-7/15 – Benson Rd & Kimball Rd. Reclaim, grade & asphalt binder.

7/11 – Benson Rd, Kimball Rd & Hayden Rowe St (Between Chestnut St & EMC Park). Excavate sidewalk ramps.

7/12 – Benson Rd, Kimball Rd & Hayden Rowe St (Between Chestnut St & EMC Park). Install granite curbing for sidewalk ramps.

Christine Anne Warren, 30

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Born: September 26, 1985
Died: June 30, 2016

Calling Hours
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
5:00 - 7:00 PM
Matarese Funeral Home
325 Main Street
Ashland, MA 01721

Funeral Service
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
7:00 PM
Chapel of the Matarese Funeral Home
325 Main Street
Ashland, MA 01721

This one’s for the men

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And the ones who care about them…. The studies and statistics don’t lie: Men are more likely to die of heart disease, more prone to be killed in accidents, and more apt to suffer from drug or alcohol addictions than women.

The fact is when it comes to individual health, men fare far worse than women.

“Men have really not taken good care of themselves,” says primary care physician Frederic Schwartz, M.D., co-chair of the Massachusetts Medical Society’s Men’s Health Committee.

Roadwork Notice

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A contractor working for the Town of Hopkinton in preparation for street resurfacing will be installing asphalt shim work on Wednesday July 6th and Thursday July 7th from 7:00 AM-4:00 PM on the following streets.

South Mill St – Ash St to Holliston line (Wednesday & Thursday)
Saddle Hill Rd – Edgehill Rd to Fruit St (Thursday)

Roads will be closed to through traffic. Please seek alternate routes.

Thank you,

Mike Mansir
Hopkinton Highway Manager

Video: 2016 Greyhound Friends 5k

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The Greyhound Friends 5K had a nice turnout and took place on a beautiful Saturday morning. The event raised funds towards needed dental equipment for the dogs at Greyhound Friends. HCAM news caught up with Kathy Lundgren of Greyhound Friends and the Male and Female winners of the race.

Video: Hopkinton Residents Win Dinner at the White House

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4th Grader, Abby Newman of Hopkinton and Vineyard Church Family-Life Pastor, Areli Biggers will head to the White House to have dinner with First Lady, Michelle Obama and other state-wide winners of a nation wide cooking competition. The two teamed up and entered the "2016 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge". The contest was a statewide competition hosted by PBS. This is another great accomplishment for Areli Biggers, Areli recently was featured and won a cooking competition on the Food Networks television program "Chopped".

Flush Your Water Line.

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June 27, 2016 - Please be advised that the Fire Department had to utilize a Fire Hydrant in the Fruit Street area Sunday evening to fight a fire. You may notice some discoloration in the water, through out town. You may need to flush your cold water line to help clear your pipes.

Video: Greyhound Friends Pets of the Month June 2016

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Below is the Greyhound Friends Inc. Pets of the Month. The first is a 2 year old Irish Greyhound named "Boots", the 2nd dog is a 3 year old named "Cooper". Hear more about the dogs available at Greyhound Friends in the video below.


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