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Middlesex Sheriff’s Office recognizes the graduates of the 46th Basic Training Academy

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Twenty-three (23) members of the 46th Basic Training Academy were formally sworn-in as correction officers with the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office (MSO) during a ceremony held Friday, November 4, 2022.

The newest members of the MSO took the oath at Melrose’s Memorial Hall surrounded by family, friends, colleagues and dignitaries.

Watch Now: Select Board Recognizes Friends of Hopkinton and the Retiring Ann Click for Service to the Town

By Tom Nappi, News Director

Ann Click has served the town of Hopkinton as Town Clerk amongst other roles and in numerous volunteer efforts. Ann was recognized along with the Friends of Hopkinton for their terrific 2022 Family Day event this past September.

Ann played a huge role in the 300th Anniversary celebration of the town and the creation of the Friends of Hopkinton group. The retiring, Ann Click has been an essential contributor to the community and will certainly be missed by her peers.

View more in the segment below!

Legislature Passes Bill to Prevent Student Loan-related License Revocation

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On Monday, November 21, the Massachusetts Legislature passed legislation to prevent individuals who default on their student loans from having their license or professional certification revoked as a result. As of Fall 2022, approximately one million Massachusetts residents hold a combined total of nearly $31 billion dollars in federal student loan debt, with an average debt of $34,146 per borrower.

Community Notice: Town of Hopkinton FY 24 Comprehensive Budget: FY 2022 Listening Sessions - This is Your Budget: December 5 and 8, 2022

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The Hopkinton Select Board, your Town Manager, and Department Heads are pleased to announce that the next FY 24 Budget Listening Sessions are scheduled as follows:

Seniors Speak - December 5, 2022, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. at the Senior Center

Business Community Voices - December 8, 2022, 8:00-9:00 a.m., HCAM Studios

See the attached PDF, or click the link below, for more information:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1z7BMOMmmo4F_VtqaKtZJ0BszhgNmklUKCU5…

ABCC Kicks Off "Operation Safe Holidays"

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To ensure safety for the citizens of Massachusetts, the Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC) will be conducting alcohol enforcement operations at bars in major Massachusetts cities from Thanksgiving Eve through New Year's Eve.

The primary objective will be to prevent impaired driving and other alcohol-related harm during the holiday season, which is known for heavy alcohol consumption. The ABCC will focus enforcement efforts at bars identified as the last to sell alcohol to a convicted drunk driver.

Community Notice: Hopkinton Youth and Family Services Presents: L.I.S.T.E.N. Virtual Workshop Invitation

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Hopkinton Youth and Family Services is pleased to host a 90-minute L.I.S.T.E.N. virtual workshop, November 16, 2022 from 11am-12:30pm.

Please see the attached PDF, or click the link below for more information.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nsdsvRw1oQpzuTI24UjEAPZ1tvMu4jPr_2-…

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Community Notice: Hopkinton Accepting Economic Recovery Grant Applications from Residents Disproportionately Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic

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Town Manager Norman Khumalo and Director of Hopkinton Youth & Family Services Dawn Alcott are pleased to announce that Hopkinton's Youth & Family Services department is now accepting grant applications from Hopkinton residents disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Please see the attached PDF, or click the link below for more information: