Government

Town of Hopkinton Allocated 50 Invitational Entries for 2023 Boston Marathon, Select Board to Set Program Policy Oct. 11

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Town Manager Norman Khumalo and Invitational Entry Program Project Manager Vasudha Dutta are pleased to announce that the Boston Athletic Association (BAA) has allocated 50 invitational entries to the Town of Hopkinton for the 2023 Boston Marathon.

Per the Town's Marathon Policy, the Select Board will set the 2023 Marathon Invitational Entry Program Policy at its Oct. 11 meeting.

Hopkinton Library News October 2022

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October is Global Diversity Awareness Month and the Hopkinton Library is celebrating cultural diversity with many different displays and programs for all ages. In addition to displays on “Own Voices: The American Immigrant Experience,” “German Heritage” and “Italian Heritage,” adults can participate in our monthly take-and-make, which in October, will be an origami star. Children can participate in a scavenger hunt that highlights the different diverse books in our collection.

Treasurer Goldberg Appoints Lisa Wong as Baby Bonds Task Force Chair

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State Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg announced today that Former Fitchburg Mayor Lisa Wong is the new incoming Chair of the Baby Bonds Task Force. The Task Force was convened in June and is responsible for developing a comprehensive plan for the State Treasurer on how to create an at-birth publicly funded trust fund program for Massachusetts residents. They intend to deliver their final recommendations by November, before the legislative filing deadline.

Save the date - the Senior Fair is back October 22nd!

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State Senate President Karen E. Spilka’s annual health and wellness fair returns to an in-person format with an invitation for younger generations to accompany older family members to the event slated for October 22, 2022. The popular event, open to all residents of the MetroWest region, will continue to offer fun and informative activities as well as food, music, 70 vendors, and prize drawings at its venue at Keefe Technical School in Framingham.

Watch Now: Hopkinton Students raise $456 through Bake Sale and Lemonade Stand to donate to Hopkinton Police

By Tom Nappi, News Director

The Select Board accepted the gift of $456 raised by Anushree, Harini, Sian Parvati and Neha (Grade 7), Diya (Grade 5), Anaghashree (Grade 4) and Rakshitha (Grade 3) through a Lemonade stand and a Bake sale, to be donated to the Hopkinton Police Department.

Middlesex Sheriff’s Office announces weekly entrance exams for correction officer candidates

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The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office announced today it is offering free, weekly written exams for those interested in beginning their careers as correction officers.

Individuals wishing to take the exam may indicate their interest by visiting middlesexsheriff.org/recruitment and submitting their name, telephone number and contact information. The initial submission takes less than one minute to complete and the first exam will be offered on Tuesday, September 27, 2022.

Hopkinton Youth and Family Services Welcomes New Social Worker/Program Coordinator Sarah Randall

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Sunset Yoga Event to be Hosted on Town Common Tuesday Evening, Sept. 27

HOPKINTON — Town Manager Norman Khumalo and Hopkinton Youth and Family Services Director Dawn Alcott are pleased to introduce Sarah Randall as the department's new social worker/program coordinator.

Randall began in her role in July. She will be doing case management and providing emotional support services within the community. As the program coordinator, she will also be assisting with coordinating events for the community to educate residents about mental health.

Treasurer Goldberg Announces Latest Release of Unclaimed Property Listings

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Over 51,000 New Properties are Owed to Individuals and Businesses

Massachusetts State Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg today announced the latest grouping of names that have been added to the state’s list of unclaimed property owners. Over 51,000 new properties worth millions of dollars are owed to individuals and businesses throughout the Commonwealth.