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Hopkinton Women's Club Host Meet the Candidates Night Wendesday April 25th at HCAM

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The Hopkinton Women's Club is holding the 31st annual Meet the Candidates Night on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at 7:00 PM in the HCAM-TV studio. We encourage townspeople to attend and ask questions of the citizens running for office in the May 21st Town Election. Home viewers will have the opportunity to pose questions to the candidates using a phone number posted on the TV screen. Questions can also be e-mailed ahead of time or that evening to live@hcam.tv

Board of Health Passes Plastic Bag Ban and Increases Tobacco Age

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On Monday Night, the Hopkinton Board of Health hosted two Public Hearings. The first public hearing was "to consider adoption of a reduction in Single-Use plastic check out bags." The regulation bans single-use plastic check-out bags at any retail or grocery store within the town of Hopkinton. After no protest at the Public Hearing, the Board of Health voted unanimously to pass the regulation. The Board of Health will be the enforcing authority to ensure that all retail and grocery store businesses within Hopkinton comply with the regulation.

Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce Grand Ribbon Cutting for Real Living Realty Group

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The Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce is very excited to welcome new Chamber members, and new business to town, Real Living Realty Group! We will be preforming a ribbon cutting at their grand opening on Wednesday, April 25th from 4pm-7pm. Please join Real Living Realty Group and other Chamber members for networking, beer, wine, and light refreshments.

Join us as we toast Real Living Realty Group's success in Hopkinton!

EHOP To Hold Sixth Annual Spotlight Forum On Town Meeting

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eHop (educate • engage • empower | Hopkinton) will hold its 6th Annual Spotlight Forum on Town Meeting: Know Your Vote on Monday, April 30, 6:30-8:30 pm in the Hopkinton High School library. Residents are encouraged to attend and get the answers they need from town officials about all articles to be voted on at Town Meeting. For those who cannot attend in person, the forum will be broadcast on HCAM-TV (Comcast 8/Verizon 30) and streamed on Facebook Live at facebook.com/eHop01748.

MassBay to Hold Annual All Vehicle Show

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MassBay Community College will hold its annual All Vehicle Show on Sunday, May 6, 2018 from 8AM – 12PM at the MassBay Automotive Technology Center in Ashland. The show is free and open to the public, featuring vehicles of all genres – from 1930s roadsters to modern muscle cars to imported vehicles. The spectators that attend will vote for the top 20 vehicles and the People’s Choice Award, in addition the MassBay alumni will vote for the Alumni Choice Awards.

Calling All Non-Profit and Community Groups Interested in Participating in Hopkinton Family Day

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Any community group or town non-profit group interested in participating in the 2018 Hopkinton Family Day please contact Dale Danahy at daledanahy@versizon.net or Colette Cronin at croninfish@comcast.net . Plans are in motion to have another day of fun for families of all ages on Saturday, September 15, 2018.
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Video: Boston Marathon Director, Dave McGillivray Introduces New Book

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Prior to this years Marathon, Boston Marathon Director, Dave McGillivray spoke at the Hopkinton Public Library about his new book "Dream Big: A True Story of Courage and Determination". "In Dream Big: A True Story of Courage and Determination, his nonfiction picture book for readers ages 6 to 10, Dave shares his unique, true story about reaching deep and showing extreme determination in the face of doubt, disappointment, and loss." View more about the book here!

2018 Hopkinton Town Election Candidates

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View this years Hopkinton Town Election Candidates below.

Board of Selectmen (Two Seats)
Brian J. Herr
Patrick Atwell
Irfan Nasrullah

Board of Assessors (One Seat)
Lesley A. Ficarri

Board of Health (One Seat)
Michael James King
Richard P. Jacobs

Board of Library Trustees (One Seat)
Nanette A. Kenrick
Stanley D. Pulnik

Cemetery Commissioner (One Seat)
Thomas F. Pratt

Commissioners of Trust Funds (One Seat)
Janine Susan LeBlanc

Constable (One Seat)
Francis J. D'Urso

Community Notice: Today is Last Day to Register to Vote in Annual Town Meeting

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Today is the last day to register to vote in the Annual Town Meeting (May 7, 2018) and Annual Town Election (May 21, 2018). To ensure those wishing to register can do so, I will be open until 8:00 PM tonight (April 17, 2018) to accept affidavits of voter registration which we will have available in the office at 80 South Street.

Sincerely,
Connor B. Degan
Town Clerk,

Community Notice: Fire Flow Tests to Take Place This Week

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Please be advised that two required fire flow test will take place today and tomorrow on Hayden Rowe. The first is Tuesday, April 17th, at approximately 9:00 AM . The Second will be Wednesday, April 18th, also at approximately 9:00AM. 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. Any discoloration that may occur will eventually dissipate. Please check you water before using it.

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