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Boston Magazine Ranks Hopkinton High School 24th Best in Greater Boston Area

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Boston Magazine provided more evidence at how strong the Hopkinton school system is, as they ranked the top 50 best public schools in Massachusetts, and Hopkinton High School came in at 24th!

"We chased down and analyzed a dizzying array of data—test scores, student-to-teacher ratios, graduation rates—to produce proprietary rankings of both public and private high schools in Greater Boston. Below is our exclusive ranking of the top 50 best public schools."

Hopkinton Emergency Management Offers Tips for Family Hurricane Preparedness

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Fire Chief / Emergency Management Director Ken Clark

We are again poised to enter hurricane season. The Hopkinton Emergency Management Group with the assistance of The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) is offering personal hurricane preparedness tips to all of the citizens of our community. The three key tips for preparing for hurricanes, as well any potential emergencies or disasters are to build a kit, create a plan and stay informed.

Back to School Curriculum Night Schedule, Raffle and More

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Back-to-school curriculum nights are almost upon us - check the dates for your kids' schools and grades immediately below. When you attend, keep an eye out for the Hopkinton Education Foundation's information tables and presentations, where you can learn more about our work. One lucky visitor will win a new GoPro Hero3+ video camera in our annual raffle.

Visioning Steering Group Gives Update to Planning Board

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Tim Kilduff from the Visioning Steering Group appeared before the Planning Board during their August 25 meeting to give an update to the Board. A lot of work has been done by the Group and the Group is preparing a survey that will be sent out to the community during the week of September 1. Many members of the Group were in attendance as Kilduff gave his report.

Greyhound Friends Needs Your Support!

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Greyhound Friends began leasing the old kennel and land at 167 Saddle Hill Road, Hopkinton on May 1, 1987. Finances were slim and sporadic at the beginning. For several years I lived in the tiny office of the kennel. It was quite awful. But Greyhound Friends took hold, as people steadily adopted dogs and the word spread about these wonderful pets. A steady flow of funds, however, was and still is usually difficult to attain.

Register for Fall/Winter Programs at Parks and Recreation Department Website

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Hopkinton Parks and Recreation Department is happy to announce registration for Fall/Winter programs will be open for registration on Sept 2. Our brochure is available for preview now at our new and improved website: www.hopkintonrec.org . Check out all the programs that we have to offer including: In-Town Basketball, Ski Programs, Girls of the Run, a Tennis Tournament, even a trip to New York City! New this year, TDA Driver's Ed program will be offered through the Parks and Recreation department!

Fundraising Football Scrimmage

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The Hopkinton Athletic Department is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a Fundraising Football Scrimmage on Friday, September 5th at 6:30 p.m.

We will ask for an admission/donation of $3 per student and $5 per adult for the game vs Algonquin Regional High School.

All of the proceeds from the game will be donated to local organizations named in honor of former Hopkinton High School students Evan Girardi and Tommy Weaver.

Little Hayden Rowe, Pike & Fenton Closed Thursday

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On Thursday August 28th the following roads will be closed to through traffic from 7am-3pm for the installation of the top asphalt course.

Hayden Rowe St – From Main St to Grove St.
Fenton St – Full length.
Pike St – Full length.

If you need to get to a business or residence within the work zones please stop and speak with the detail officers and they will help get you there.

Please seek alternate routes if possible.

Thank you,
Mike Mansir
Hopkinton Highway Manager

Sharing the road safely with school buses

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Hopkinton Children go back to school starting Thursday, September 4th and the roads will be loaded with school buses in the morning and afternoon.

Library Seeks Adult Services Librarian

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Town of Hopkinton seeks FT (40 Hrs/Week) Adult Services Librarian for its Public Libary – The Adult Services Librarian will provide a wide variety of information and reader’s advisory services as well as instructing customers in the use of library resources and technology. Assists in administrative duties, use of technology, and all other aspect of library management and operations. Other responsibilities include assisting the Library Director with collection development, planning and execution of library programs, budgeting and evaluation and implementation of library services.

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