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Job Posting- Parks and Rec Summer Positions

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The Town of Hopkinton, Parks and Recreation Department, seeks the following Seasonal Summer positions
Head Lifeguard $14.55 - $17.50
Life Guard $12.12 - $14.55
Head Counselor (Sports Group or Kids Group) $13.55 - $15.01
Counselors (Sports Group or Kids Group) $11.00 - $12.31
Parking Lot Attendant $11.00
Program Supervisor $13.50 - $16.00

Weather Trends in Hopkinton: April 22nd - April 29th

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According to the DPW weather station, the highest temperature reached in Hopkinton April 22nd through April 29th was 73.5 degrees, the lowest was 29.1 degrees. Average temperature during the month in Hopkinton was 52.7 degrees. Humidity was at an average of 65.8%, the peak was 98% while the lowest was 12%. Wind Speed averaged 2.4 MPH, while reaching a high of 11 MPH. Rain accumulated 1.42 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.

Hopkinton Education Foundation Gala raised over $23,000 towards our schools!

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Thank you all for making the 2018 Gala a big success!

A big thank you to all those who attended to make the event a huge success. Our live auctions were made possible by generous donations from our community as well as by businesses.

Our top 5 auction items that helped us raise nearly $8,600:
Braces from Elizabeth Brake Orthodontics - $6500
Steve Colbert tickets - $700
Revs game - $450
Officer Phil car rides - $600
Wine tasting at Wine empire - $350
Highlights from the Gala night

Community Notice: Water Use Restrictions

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We are mandated by the town’s water management permit issued by the State, to limit nonessential outdoor use, to protect stream flow, aquatic life and ensure sustainable drinking water. The town is required to implement a MANDATORY State of Water Supply Conservation from May 1st , through September 30th, each year, pursuant to the town’s water use restriction by-law. Under chapter 199-6 Section F; Lawn sprinklers may be used for lawn watering, two days per week, outside of the hours of 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

Hopkinton Little League Luau Party Fundraiser May 18th

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Hopkinton Little League invites you to attend the Luau Party Fundraiser! The event will take place Friday, May 18th 7pm at St. John's Parish Hall (20 Church St. in Hopkinton). The tickets are $100 per person and includes open bar. View more details below!

eHop "Know Your Vote" Spotlight Forum Tonight!

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eHop (educate • engage • empower | Hopkinton) will hold its 6th Annual Spotlight Forum on Town Meeting: Know Your Vote on Monday, April 30, 6:30-8:30 pm in the Hopkinton High School library. Residents are encouraged to attend and get the answers they need from town officials about all articles to be voted on at Town Meeting. For those who cannot attend in person, the forum will be broadcast on HCAM-TV (Comcast 8/Verizon 30) and streamed on Facebook Live at

Hopkinton Garden Club Plant Sale on May 12th Supports Civic Projects

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The Hopkinton Garden Club will hold its annual plant sale on Saturday, May 12th from 8 a.m. to noon on the Town Common. Please stop by to choose from our wide selection of perennials from club member gardens; annuals, herbs and vegetables from select wholesalers; and new to the sale this year, scented daylilies and giftable indoor container plantings. Note the plant sale is earlier this year: the day before Mother’s Day. The plant sale is a great opportunity to meet club members and to learn about different varieties of plants.

Hopkinton Town Moderator to Introduce Electronic Voting at Town Meeting

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The Town of Hopkinton announces an electronic voting pilot program that will debut at Town Meeting to increase participation, ensure accuracy, and allow for a prompt tally of votes.

The decision was made to pilot electronic voting with the Boston based company, Voatz, due to the technology, ease of use, security, and on-site support provided at meetings. We are committed to a Town Meeting that allows for full discussion of the the important issues facing Hopkinton, while increasing the efficiency and participation of each meeting.

Ann D. McCobb, 74

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Ann D. McCobb, 74, of Hopkinton and formerly Holliston, passed away Thursday, April 26, 2018, following a brief illness. Born in Milford, she was the daughter of the late Margaret M. (Gilroy) and Wilfred J. Hubert. She was the wife of the late David P. McCobb.
Ann was the retired Health Director of the Holliston Board of Health.

HCAM Presents the Hopkinton Contested Races Candidates Debate Wednesday May 2nd

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On Wednesday May 2nd at 7pm, HCAM will host Hopkinton Town Election debates for the contested races. This year there are 5 contested races: Board of Library Trustees, Board of Health, Board of Selectmen, Planning Board and School Committee. The debates will take place in the HCAM studios which are located at 77 Main Street on the lower level. Panelists this year include Michelle Murdock and Jim Kleinkauf from the Hopkinton Independent and HCAM News Director, Tom Nappi.


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