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Video: Ashland Legion Baseball Week in Review 7-14 through 7-19

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On Sunday July 14th, Ashland suffers 1st league loss, 3-0 vs Billerica. On Monday July 15th, Ashland took down Hudson 9 to 2 and clinched the 1 seed in the zone 5 playoffs. On Tuesday July 16th, the Post 77 bats strike once again with a 10 to 3 win over Waltham. On Thursday July 18th, Ashland closes the season with a 6 to 1 loss to Natick but discover a Catcher who can play a very good second base.

View highlights and post game interviews from a busy week of Post 77 Baseball below!

Video: Ashland FD Hosts 2019 Camp Bailout

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Nine young Ladies between the ages of 14 and 19 years old from Ashland, Hopkinton and surrounding towns participated in this years Ashland Fire Departments "Camp Bailout".

"Camp Bailout is a week long program designed to educate young women on firefighting and emergency service skills, in a dynamic and fun environment. The week long curriculum is interactive and physically challenging, where the girls will gain strength and knowledge while building confidence and leadership skills."

View more in the video below!

Sunday July 21st edition of Concerts on the Common moved to HHS Auditorium

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Due to this weekend’s inclement heat wave, the Sunday, July 21st edition of Concerts on the Common, featuring the Hopkinton Community Summer Band, has been relocated to the air conditioned Hopkinton High School Auditorium. The concert is still set to begin at 5:00 pm and will go until 7:00 pm.

Community Notice: Work on Cedar Street Water Main to Begin Next Week

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Please be advised that night work to replace the Cedar Street water main will begin next week. There will be detour signs in place to direct traffic around the construction.

Please be advised the hours of work for the Cedar Street water main replacement will be 9PM to 5AM

Trail Work Opportunity

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Volunteers are needed for invasive plant control at our Whitehall Woods in Hopkinton. The task at hand is to cut/pile larger invasives and manually remove smaller individuals by hand or with weed wrenches. You will have an opportunity to learn about the biology of the target species (including Oriental bittersweet and buckthorn) and enjoy good company, including some folks from HALT (the Hopkinton Area Land Trust) who holds a Conservation Restriction on the property.

Sunday, July 21st
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
203 Pond St, Hopkinton

Cassie-Leigh Stock 34

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Cassie-Leigh Stock, age 34, died unexpectedly as she slept Monday morning, July 15th. She is loved by all who ever met her.

Free Pasta Dinner at St. Paul’s July 31

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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, July 31. 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.

The meal will feature pasta (gluten free available), vegetarian tomato sauce, meatballs on the side, green salad, bread, beverages, and dessert.
The pasta supper is free, although donations will be accepted.

Weather Trends in Hopkinton: July 8th-14th 2019

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According to the DPW weather station, the highest temperature reached in Hopkinton July 8th through 14th was 91 degrees, the lowest was 54 degrees. Average temperature during the week in Hopkinton was 74 degrees. Humidity was at an average of 75%, the peak was 98% while the lowest was 29%. Wind Speed averaged 1 MPH, while reaching a high of 12 MPH. Rain accumulated 1.15 inches last week in Hopkinton. You can see all the averages for Hopkinton below and be on the lookout for future weather updates in Hopkinton.

7/18: Senate President Spilka to Attend I-90 Intermodal Forum

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Framingham– On Thursday, July 18, Senate President Karen Spilka (D-Ashland) will attend the I-90 Intermodal Forum to learn more about the state's plan to overhaul a portion of the Massachusetts Turnpike in Allston and its potential impact on the MetroWest region. According to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, the project will include straightening a portion of Interstate 90 and other changes to accommodate development in Allston/Brighton.

Hopkinton CPC Draft Project Funding Applications for Fiscal Year 2021

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The Hopkinton Community Preservation Committee is now accepting Draft Project Funding Applications for Fiscal Year 2021

Please submit your application no later than Friday August 9, 2019

Projects allowable under the CPA include the creation and preservation of open
space, the preservation of historic sites, the creation and preservation of affordable
housing and the creation and preservation of outdoor recreational facilities.


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