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HCAM and HopNews Present 2024 Hopkinton Select Board Debate, Sunday April 28th at 4pm!

By Tom Nappi, News Director

On Sunday, April 28th, HCAM with the assistance of HopNews will host our annual contested races debates live from our HCAM Studios starting at 4:00pm.

This years debate features candidates for (2) 3-year Select Board seats. This year's Select Board race features 4 candidates running for two available seats. Candidates include; Brian Herr, Joe Clark, Kyla McSweeney and Peter Mimmo.

HCAM News Director, Tom Nappi will moderate and ask questions along with Peter Thomas, HopNews Editor in-Chief.

Appropriation Committee Public Hearing April 10th at 5pm

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The Appropriation Committee will hold a public hearing to present the FY2025 comprehensive town budget on Wednesday April 10, 2024 at 5:00 PM at the Hopkinton Town Hall Second Floor Conference Room 215, 18 Main Street, Hopkinton, MA.

The notice of the meeting will be posted no later than 48 hours prior to the start of the meeting, per the meeting law.

Watch Now: Hopkinton Select Board Approves 3 new Police Officers at April 2nd Meeting

By Tom Nappi, News Director

Hopkinton Select Board Approves 3 new Police Officers at April 2nd 2024 Meeting

●The Select Board appointed Benjamin Vaz as a Police Academy Officer for the Town of Hopkinton.
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● The Select Board appointed Aline Matos as a Police Academy Officer for the Town of Hopkinton.
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● The Select Board appointed Justin Cappuccio as a Police Academy Officer for the Town of
Hopkinton. (5-0)

View more in segment below!

Hopkinton Public Library Foundation Funds New "Coffee House" Series at Library

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Hopkinton Public Library Foundation is delighted to announce funding for a new series of Coffee House events at Hopkinton Public Library that will feature a range of cultural and artistic performances. At the first Coffee House on Saturday, April 6, 2024, the Betty Strong Room will come alive with Flamenco Boston’s music and dancing. Flamenco Boston is a group composed of two dancers, a singer, and a guitarist. In addition to the musical performance, the group will talk about the history of flamenco and the intercultural relationships that formed it.

Hopkinton Public Library Launching Two New Community Learning Initiatives

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Library Director Nanci Hill and the Hopkinton Public Library are pleased to announce two new learning initiatives that aim to help community members learn new things, engage and connect.

Coffee House Series
The library, in partnership with the Hopkinton Public Library Foundation and the Hopkinton Cultural Council, will host its first Coffee House event in April as part of a new series. The first event will feature a performance by Flamenco Boston.

Community Notice: Friends of Hopkinton Seeks Board Members

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The Friends of the Hopkinton Seniors is seeking members to fill positions on its volunteer board of directors.

The Friends hold fundraising events, the proceeds of which are used to provide services and support for Hopkinton’s senior citizens.

The board meets at the Hopkinton Senior Center, 28 Mayhew Street, Hopkinton, MA at 10:00 AM on the 4th Monday of each month except July and August.

Community Notice: Help Name the Hopkinton High School Stage!

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At its meeting of March 21, 2024, the School Committee received a request from HHS Principal Evan Bishop and high school students to name the Hopkinton High School Auditorium stage in honor of teacher Valerie von Rosenvinge, who will retire from Hopkinton High School in June, after 22 years of service to the high school and its students.

HOW THE PROCESS WORKS
The Hopkinton School Committee, in keeping with their Policy FF-Naming of Facilities or Events, is formally announcing its intention to explore the naming of the High School Auditorium stage.