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HOP Youth Coalition hosting a Youth Leadership, Advocacy, and Resiliency training at the Town Hall

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On Tuesday August 8th and Thursday, August 10th, the HOP Youth Coalition will be hosting a Youth Leadership, Advocacy, and Resiliency training at the Town Hall. This event is free and dinner will be provided both nights.

Service hours will be awarded to those in attendance. Please see the attached flyer or this link to sign up:…

Town of Hopkinton Fills Newly Created Roles to Enhance Library Services...

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Town of Hopkinton Fills Newly Created Roles to Enhance Library Services; Sustainability, Economic Development, and Equity Initiatives

Town Manager Norman Khumalo is pleased to announce that the Town of Hopkinton has created and filled two new positions within the town to further enhance initiatives and programming.

Watch Now: Select Board approves employee appointments and promotions: Danielle Cook, Kerry Reed and Julia Chun

By Tom Nappi, News Director

At their meeting on July 11th, the Select Board confirmed 3 of Town Manager, Norman Khumalo's recommendations; promotion of Danielle Cook, the selected candidate for Reference and Technology Supervisor at the Library, appointment of Kerry Reed as the Director of Public Works and appointment of Julia Chun as the Sustainability, Economic Development and Equity Project Manager.

View more in segment below!

Watch Now: Eric Carty talks with Sidhi Dhanda

By Tom Nappi, News Director

HCAM welcomed Hopkinton student Sidhi Dhanda as an intern reporter this summer. One of Sidhi’s tasks will be producing a new HCAM original show “out on the town” where she will catch up with some of the great town employees and allow you to get to know about them a bit more. In the first episode of out on the town, Sidhi caught up with Water-Sewer Manager Eric Carty.

Hopkinton Public Library - August 2023 Events

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Summer Reading Program
June 21 - August 19

Massachusetts Library Collaborative 50+ Job Seekers Networking Group (Virtual Event)
First and third Wednesdays 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
OR Second and fourth Wednesdays 6 - 8 p.m.

Eclipse Program
August 8, 6 p.m.

Summer 2023 Trail Walks Series (in partnership with Hopkinton Trails Club):
Center School Trails - August 10, 7:30 p.m.

Pratt Farm - August 24, 7 p.m.

Ladybug Printmaking
August 22, 6 p.m.

Meet the Things 2
August 26, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

*UPDATE #3* Hopkinton Police and Fire Report Body of Missing Swimmer Recovered in Lake Maspenock

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Interim Fire Chief Gary Daugherty and Police Chief Joseph Bennett regret to report that, following a coordinated search involving multiple public-safety agencies, the body of a 21-year-old man was recovered in Lake Maspenock on Saturday morning.

On Friday, July 21, a 911 caller reported that a swimmer, subsequently identified as WILINSON J. ORBEQUITO, age 21, of HOPKINTON, had not returned from a swim at Sandy Beach.

Out On The Town: Eric Carty

By Sidhi Dhanda, Reporter

Out on the Town is HCAM's limited series produced by HCAM Journalist Intern Sidhi Dhanda.
View this Out on the Town episode here.

Eric Carty is a fixture in Hopkinton. He grew up on Lake Maspenock, has been working for the DPW for 39 years, and is known in town for his insights on weather trends.

What Carty is not as well known for is his passion for hockey. He learned to skate on Lake Maspenock, and growing up, his dream was to become a professional hockey player.