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Community Notice: 2024 Boston Marathon Road Closures

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The 2024 Boston Marathon will be held on Monday April 15th.

On April 15th, roads immediately surrounding the start line and town common (Main St., Ash St., Park St, and Hayden Rowe) will close at 6:30am, followed by all other roads leading into the downtown area and will be closed for general travel as of 7:00am. This year will be consistent with recent years prior. The major roads leading into the downtown area will be blocked at the following locations:

West Main Street at Lumber Street

Wood Street at Elm Street

Hayden Rowe Street at Chestnut

Watch Now: "Flamenco Boston" gives stunning performance at the First Hopkinton Public Library Coffee House

By Tom Nappi, News Director

The Hopkinton Public Library Foundation hosted their first Coffee House on Saturday April 6th. The event featured the music and dancing of "Flamenco Boston". Below, view a look at the captivating and memorable performance.

For more information about the talented performers, you can check them out online at and be sure to be on the lookout for more Hopkinton Public Library Foundation Coffee Houses coming up in the near future.

Watch Now: Boston Marathon 100th Start in Hopkinton kicks off with Ceremony

By Tom Nappi, News Director

On Monday, April 15th, the 100th Boston Marathon start in Hopkinton will take place. It is one of the biggest Boston Marathon landmark anniversaries ever in Hopkinton and thanks to the 26.2 Foundation and Hopkinton Center for the Arts, it will be celebrated in style!

Below, view scenes from the opening ceremony of a weekend of Boston Marathon festivities in Hopkinton.

Hopkinton Public Library Coffee House, 1st Week of Hiller Spring Sports and Boston Marathon 100th Start in Hopkinton.. on April 10th HCAM News!

By Tom Nappi, News Director

On the April 10th edition of HCAM News at 6:30pm, the latest Hiller Sports report including our chat with Softball Coach, Shannon Allberry, Friends of Hopkinton Public Library host 1st coffee house plus much more, but first next Monday, it’s Marathon time and the festivities to celebrate the 100th start in Hopkinton have started.

Tune in on HCAM-TV (Comcast: Channel 8, Verizon Channel 30) or at our YouTube page!

1st Week of Spring Sports and Boston Marathon Hopkinton Festivities.. On April 10th HCAM Sports Talk!

By Tom Nappi, News Director

Our 164th edition of HCAM Sports Talk airs on Wed, April 10th at 5:30pm. In the episode, the latest Hiller happenings including our chat with Hopkinton Hillers Softball Coach, Shannon Allberry plus we relive some terrific Boston Marathon festivities in honor of the 100th Start at the Hopkinton start-line on Monday, April 15th.

Tune in to HCAM Sports Talk every Wednesday at 5:30pm on HCAM-TV (Comcast: Channel 8, Verizon Channel 30) or at our YouTube page. The program will also re-air at other times and days throughout the week!

Hopkinton Center for the Arts: The Start Line Experience

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Do you have any out-of-town family or friends coming to see or run in the Boston Marathon?

Then have them take part in the START Line Experience! The best part is that you choose the day and time for this self-guided experience!

Proceeds raised from this self-guided tour will help two local non-profit organizations: Hopkinton Center for the Arts and 26.2 Foundation.

Your $25 ticket (for up to a family/group of 4 people) includes:
A brief video presentation about the history of the Boston Marathon start line and sculptures (at HCA).

New Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services Canteen Truck Enters Service for 128th Boston Marathon

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A new canteen truck staffed by trained Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) responders from the Massachusetts Division will enter into service next week for the 128th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15 thanks to the donation of a generous donor.