Video: Fire Chief, Stephen Slaman informs Veterans about Senior Safety Program

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On July 14th, local Veterans met up at the Hopkinton Senior Center for the monthly Veterans Breakfast. Hopkinton Fire Chief, Stephen Slaman was in attendance at the breakfast and took some time to inform veterans of a safety program meant to help Seniors reduce the potential for an accident at home such as tripping or a medical incident.

Blood Drive at St. Paul’s August 4 Area Facing Emergency Need for Blood

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The American Red Cross will be hosting a blood drive at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on Friday, August 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This area is facing a critical blood shortage so new and returning eligible donors are encouraged to come, roll up their sleeves, and help ensure that lifesaving blood products are available for hospital patients. Donors with types O, B negative, or A negative blood are especially needed and encouraged to give a Power Red donation, if available.

Video: Camp Bailout 2017

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A firefighters camp for girls between the ages of 14 and 19 called Camp Bailout took place for their 7th straight year at the Ashland Fire Department.

Since its first year in 2011 the camp has gained popularity among the local communities and has caught the attention of several media outlets throughout the years including the associated press, the christian science monitor and several local cable networks. More and more people have gained interest in the camps mission of encouraging more young women to become involved with fire and ems services.

Upcoming Events at the Hopkinton Public Library 7/19/17

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Coloring for Grownups returns on Wednesday, July 26! Drop in any time after 6:30 pm. We'll provide materials or you can bring your own.
Reminder: American Poodles At Work, Inc., which provides hypoallergenic assistance dogs to help people with disabilities, will be here TONIGHT, Wednesday July 19, at 7 pm at the Senior Center! You may attend even if you did not RSVP.

Hopkinton Public Library temporary location: 65 South St., Hopkinton, MA 01748

Public Notice: Fire Flow Tests on July 20th and July 22nd May Cause Temporary Water Discoloration

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The Hopkinton Water & Sewer Manager, Eric Carty has send out the following public notification regarding upcoming fire flow tests: "Please be advised that two required fire flow test will take place this week. The first is Thursday, July 20th, at approximately 10PM . The Second will be Saturday, July 22nd, in the morning. Because these tests will take place on main transmission lines, customers may notice some discoloration during and after the tests throughout town. Please avoid doing any laundry, dishwasher loads or other water use activities, during this time.

Roadwork Notice for Saturday July 15th

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Roadwork is scheduled to begin on Hopkins Rd, Valentine Rd, Coburn Rd & Valentine Cir on Monday July 17. A small crew will be in on Saturday July 15 to remove & plate structures on these roads.

Please expect delays and seek alternate routes when possible.

Mike Mansir
Highway Manager

Hopkinton Senior Center Director, Cindy Chesmore Accepts Metrowest Alzheimer’s Partnership’s Senior Center/Library Outreach Project

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The MetroWest Alzheimer's Partnership is an affiliation of the Alzheimer's Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter. The Partnership is a regional volunteer coalition comprised of healthcare and human services providers, family and caregivers dedicated to providing education, outreach, advocacy and support for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and their families and caregivers.

Free Pasta Dinner at St. Paul’s July 26

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HOPKINTON, MASS. (July 12, 2017) – The July Community Pasta Supper at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 61 Wood Street (Rte. 135) will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Julyl 26. All are welcome to this event, which is being supported by the churches of the Hopkinton Christian Service Connection. This pasta supper is held for the community on the last Wednesday of every month.

Register now for the 5th Annual Live4Evan Run & Fun Fest!

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Register now for the 5th Annual Live4Evan Run & Fun Fest! Saturday, September 9, 9: 00 am. Live Fast: Evan Girardi Memorial 5k Road Race, USATF certified course; Live Healthy: 3 mile heart walk USATF certified course; Live Strong: Challenge Course open for grades K - 12; Live Fun: Cornhole Tourny. Everyone welcome to join in the fun!
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Hopkinton Garden Club 2017 Scholarship Recipient

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The recipient of the 2017 Hopkinton Garden Club Scholarship is Phoebe Lind. Phoebe was awarded the scholarship at Hopkinton High School Awards Ceremony earlier in June. Phoebe will be attending George Washington University this fall to pursue a degree in International Affairs with a concentration in Environmental Studies. The Garden Club will be accepting scholarship applications again next spring and will also consider applications for horticulture classes throughout the year.


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