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Job Posting: Hopkinton Council on Aging Part Time Assistant Director

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Town of Hopkinton’s Council on Aging seeks PT (30 hrs) Assistant Director - Under the general supervision of the Senior Center Director, the PT Assistant Director provides administrative and professional expertise in assisting the Senior Center Director to develop and implement programs and services for senior citizens. Responsibilities will also include the development and administration of department policies and procedures; researching and preparing reports; strategic planning; and grants administration.

Hopkinton Democratic Town Committee Meets October 16

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The Hopkinton Democratic Town Committee will hold it's October meeting on Wednesday 10/16. It will be at the Fire Station on Main St. at 7:30pm.

Our guest speakers will be Rep. Carolyn Dykema, who will update us on issues she's been working on at the State House, and
Joe Markey who will fill us in on the work of the Hopkinton Elementary School Building Committee.

We encourage any and all to join with us as we get informed about issues which will directly affect our lives.

Light refreshments will be provided.

A Retirement Breakast for Senior Outreach Supervisor Mary McLeod

By Michelle Murdock, Freelance Writer

After 20 years of service to the community, Senior Center Outreach Supervisor Mary McLeod is retiring. To celebrate her years of dedication and hard work, McLeod was recognized at a breakfast at the Senior Center on October 8th.

Zoning Advisory Committee Public Hearing Seeks Your Input

By Michelle Murdock, Freelance Writer

The Zoning Advisory Committee will hold a public forum on Monday, October 28,
2013 at 7:00 PM in Room 211 of the Town Hall, at which time it would like to hear
ideas that Town Boards, Committees, officials, organizations and the general public
have with respect to desired changes to the Zoning Bylaw and/or the Zoning Map.

Planning Board Continues Sidewalk Planning Process

By Courtney Taylor, Master Control

Following the Hopkinton sidewalk survey, sidewalk plan and previous discussions, the Planning Board discussed working with DPW to come up with a program for sidewalk design, construction and maintenance over the next few years during their October 7 meeting. It is currently unknown what the cost for such a program will be, but DPW is working with a design consultant to figure out a cost.

Town Officials Meet With State Officials to Discuss Water Availability

By Michelle Murdock, Freelance Writer

Representative Carolyn Dykema and staff from Senator Karen Spilka’s office welcomed local officials from the Town of Hopkinton to the State House for a meeting with the Department of Environmental Protection and the Department of Housing and Economic Development on Thursday, October 3 to discuss the availability of water and its impact on town development.

Fire Station Open House October 6

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The Hopkinton Fire Department will open their station to the public for the Annual Open House on Sunday, October 6, 2013 from 11am to 2pm at Fire Headquarters, 73 Main street, Hopkinton, MA 01748.

Residents and children will have the opportunity to view demonstrations, learn about fire safety, and tour the station. Refreshments will be provided and Sparky the Fire Dog is expected to make an appearance.