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3rd Annual Blooms, Brews & BBQ

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Join us for a day of live music, zesty BBQ, and local craft breweries on our lush event lawn as we raise money to benefit the Jimmy Fund Walk.

We’re have a great lineup of local bands, excellent beers and ciders, and great food! Last year’s event was a huge success and we are so excited to do it again.

Where:
On our beautiful Event Lawn in Hopkinton!

Admission:
$10.00 until the day of / $15.00 on Event Day – Buy @the Gate!
Kids under 12 FREE Tickets On Sale Now!.

Central MA Mosquito Control Project - Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Update

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Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) has been confirmed in mammal-biting mosquitoes in Hopkinton, Westborough and Southborough. With the forecast including a reduction in humidity and warm overnight temperatures, there is a high risk for human contact with mammal-biting mosquitoes. Consequently, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health is proposing to increase the risk rating for the region on Thursday and is advising the residents within the region to utilize insect repellent, wear protective clothing and reduce our time out of doors in the evening and overnight hours.

Hopkinton Roadwork Notice: August 14, 2019

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Roadwork has been scheduled for the following streets. All work is weather pending and dates may need to be moved forward as needed. Work hours will be approximately 7am-5pm.

8/16 - Amherst Rd, Beach St, Duffield Rd, Knoll Rd, Lakeshore Dr, Third Rd & Yale Rd. Asphalt leveling course.
8/19-8/21 - Amherst Rd, Beach St, Duffield Rd, Knoll Rd, LakeShore Dr, Third Rd & Yale Rd. Adjust structures.
8/19-8/20 - Chestnut St - Asphalt top course paving.
One lane of traffic will be open. Please expect delays and seek alternate routes when possible.

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3rd Annual Blooms, Brews & BBQ

Tickets On Sale Now!.
Join us for a day of live music, zesty BBQ, and local craft breweries on our lush event lawn as we raise money to benefit the Jimmy Fund Walk.

We’re have a great lineup of local bands, excellent beers and ciders, and great food! Last year’s event was a huge success and we are so excited to do it again.

Where:
On our beautiful Event Lawn in Hopkinton!

Admission:
$10.00 until the day of / $15.00 on Event Day – Buy @the Gate!
Kids under 12 FREE

Parking:
Our friendly lot attendants will direct you!
Please follow the signs in the area. Ample parking is available across the street from Weston Nurseries and in our Wholesale Yard.
Special parking is available for those with mobility impairments.

Beer Tickets: $5.00 each
(for full pours from the taps, available for purchase at the event)
Food from our BBQ vendors: priced a la carte
Non-alcoholic beverages will also be available for purchase from our vendors

All For a Great Cause!

Proceeds from this event will be donated to The Jimmy Fund Walk. We’ve been a proud sponsor of the Jimmy Fund for many years and the Weston Nurseries Walk Team will once again be walking the Boston Marathon route to raise money on September 24th. Last year we broke all of our records and we’re hoping to do it again!

Opportunity Drawings!

When you’re here, enter to win gift cards and fun prizes from the Jimmy Fund and Weston Nurseries! Stop by the Jimmy Fund table for details.

Sponsored by Weston Nurseries and Marty’s Fine Wines and Liquors, we will be joined by Snappy Dogs, Chef McFall, PJ’s BBQ, Gotta Q and Ulhman’s. Craft beers will be available from Start Line Brewing and Jack’s Abby Brewing.

Hopkinton Planning Board Vacancy Announcement

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The Planning Board currently has one vacancy and the Town is seeking candidates for the position. The term of office will expire at the May, 2020 election.
The Planning Board is an elected board, whose members serve five year terms. The establishment of municipal Planning Boards is authorized by Mass. General Law, Chapter 41, Section 81A. Among its many diverse roles, the Board is charged with the following duties, which are contained in the General Laws and the Hopkinton Zoning and General Bylaws:

George R. Desmond, 89

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George R. Desmond of Framingham, formerly of Sherborn, Massachusetts passed away
peacefully on August 13, 2019. He was the husband of Alice B. Desmond to whom he
was married for 59 years. Born in Framingham in 1930 he was the son of the late George
R. Desmond, Sr. and Kathryn Orzeck Desmond. He graduated from St Stephen School,
Framingham, Boston College High School in 1947 and Boston College in 1951. He
started law school at Boston College and then served in the U.S. Army 66th Counter

Irene N. (Snyer) Sands, 83

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Irene N. (Snyer) Sands, 83, of Winchester, NH and formerly of Hopkinton, MA passed away Monday, August 12, 2019. Born and raised in Hopkinton, she was the daughter of the late Irene “Sue” (Davis) and Peter Snyer. She was the wife of 37 years to the late Theodore “Ted” Sands.

Hopkinton High School Hires New Athletic Director

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Hopkinton High School has hired former Foxborough High School A.D. Rich Cormier to take over as Athletic Director. Former Athletic Director, Dee King recently stepped down due to family reasons. Dee had been the Hopkinton A.D. since 2016.

Rich Cormier worked the last 3 years as the Foxborough HS Athletic Director and before that coached 11 seasons of Boys Basketball at Norwood High School. Cormier will start his new role in Hopkinton towards the end of the month.

Weather Trends in Hopkinton: August 5th-11th

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According to the DPW weather station, the highest temperature reached in Hopkinton August 5th through 11th was 86 degrees, the lowest was 52 degrees. Average temperature during the week in Hopkinton was 70.3 degrees. Humidity was at an average of 74%, the peak was 97% while the lowest was 32%. Wind Speed averaged 1.7 MPH, while reaching a high of 9 MPH. Rain accumulated 1.70 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.

Select Board to make Board and Committee Appointments

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At 7:45pm this coming Tuesday, the Select Board will make appointments to several boards and committees for various terms and will consider appointing the the below officials:

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