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St Paul's will host annual "blessing of the animals" October 4th

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Creatures of all species – including four-legged friends or feathered fowl -- are invited to receive a special blessing at St. Paul’s Annual Blessing of the Animals on October 4.

Dogs, cats, and others of God’s creatures – and their human friends – are invited to a special ceremony being held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church at 61 Wood Street (Rte 135) in Hopkinton. The Blessing of the Animals will take place outside the church at 10:00 a.m., followed by a “Pet Friendly” service of the Holy Eucharist. All are welcome to attend.

Water Main Break on East Main Street

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Please be advised that a construction crew broke a water main on East Main Street this morning. As a result, there may be air and discoloration throughout the system in the center, Southern and Eastern portions of town. We are flushing hydrants to help alleviate the issue. Please check your water before using it and you may need to flush your cold water line to clear your internal pipes.

Part-Time Opening at HCAM-TV

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Interested in local Government? HCAM is looking for a part-time Government Meetings Producer to oversee our coverage of Selectmen, School Committee and Planning Board Meetings.

Work with our newest equipment bringing live coverage to our community. These meetings occur on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings, with an average of six evenings per month. Hours are about 6:00 pm until the the meetings end, usually between 9:00 and 11:00 pm.

“Our Town” Celebrates Hopkinton’s 300th Anniversary Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play on Stage at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts

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In honor of the town of Hopkinton’s 300th Anniversary, Enter Stage Left Theater (ESL) is bringing Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Our Town to the stage this November. First produced in 1938, Our Town explores the lives of people living in a small, quintessentially American town. Directed by Paul Champlin. Performances are November 12-15, Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Roadwork will take place in Hopkinton this week

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

Teach Your Teen To Manage Time Effectively

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The older kids get, the more taxed they are for time. The most successful students learn how to manage their time effectively.
Share these time management tips from school counselors to help your teen reduce stress and accomplish more:

Hiller 35-12 Over Lancers

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The Hopkinton Hillers evened their record at 1-1 with an impressive 35-12 win on the road in Norton on Friday night. Jake Kelleher threw touchdown passes to Jack Vaccari and Will Abbott, while co-captain Sam Lehman had two touchdown runs and added two fumble recoveries on defense. Connor Hebert rounded out the scoring with a 3 yard plunge and also had an interception. In all, the Hiller defense produced 4 turnovers led by strong performances by their front 7 including Jack Guelfi, Josh Sokol, Matt Burns, and co-captain Nick Poillucci.

Pond Street will be closed Monday 9am-1pm

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The Hopkinton Police would like to advise the community that Pond Street will be closed on Monday September 21st. A contractor will be clearing power lines for Eversource. The work will take place in area of #59 Pond Street and go all day. This work will require the road to be closed between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm. Pond Street will be closed between West Elm Street and Winter Street.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation and patience!

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Video: Retiring HPD Officer Pat O' Brien honored by Selectmen after 32 years of service

The Board of Selectmen honored Officer Pat O' Brien who is retiring after 32 years of service to the Hopkinton Police Department. Chief Edward Lee said at the meeting that Officer O' Brien is looked up to as a leader; "he's been looked up to as a leader, a mentor and has always been that voice of reason...someone like Pat cannot be replaced and we will certainly miss him."

Officer O' Brien stated he was very grateful that he got to spend 32 years working in Hopkinton; "I was very fortunate to land in Hopkinton, for 32 years I could not ask for a better town to work in or a better department to work for."

The Board of Selectmen also praised the retiring Officer O' Brien on his terrific career and "exemplary" police work. Selectmen Todd Cestari praised the attitude of Officer O' Brien; "youre an approachable person and that's important, I see the role of any law enforcement in any community being similar to that of a parent, people need to be intimidated when they do something wrong but you need to be approachable when nothings being done wrong and your an exemplary of that."

Hopkinton Cultural Council Seeks Funding Proposals

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Proposals for community-oriented arts, humanities, and science programs are due October 15, 2015.

The Hopkinton Cultural Council has set an October 15, 2015 postmark deadline for organizations, schools and individuals to apply for grants that support cultural activities in the community.

According to Council spokesperson Barbara Timko, these grants can support a variety of artistic projects and activities in Hopkinton -- including exhibits, festivals, short-term artist residencies or performances in schools, workshops and lectures.


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