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Selectmen's Meeting Preview

HCAM is pleased to present another sneak preview of the upcoming Board of Selectmen's meeting scheduled for Tuesday, October 12, 2010. Listen as Town Manager Norman Khualo and his Operations Assistant Geri Holland outline the topics that will be covered at the next board meeting at 6:30 PM at Town Hall. Can't make the meeting? All meetings of the Board of Selectmen are broadcast live on HCAM-TV, Comcast Channel 8 and Verizon Channel 30.

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13th Annual Michael's Run -Oct. 16

This year marks the 13th annual Michael' Run, a special road race organized by The Michael Carter Lisnow Respite Center. This year the event is being sponsored by the Linda Thode Memorial Fund, a fund established in memory of Respite Center Founder Sharon Lisnow's sister, who passed away from a brain tumor eighteen months ago.

Registration starts at 10:00 AM, and the race starts at 12:00 noon. Awards are given out for the top three males and top three females in these categories: 6 and under, 7-13, 14-19, 20-30, 21-40, 41-50, 51-60, and 60+.

Sports Ticker in Action!

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The HCAM Sports Ticker is online, now better than ever! Don't miss a thing, check in every day to see scores and stories from Hiller Sports teams.

Mike Torosian, Production Coordinator for HCAM, has reached out to the coaches of all the fall sports and many of them are sending him their info after the games. He updates this site as soon as the scores reach him.

The link for the Sports Ticker will always appear at the top of the listing of current news stories, just waiting for you to click it.

beFREE! Concert Draws 300 Teens

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On Saturday, October 2nd the beFREE! Project, a program of the Hopkinton Youth Commission, held a Fall Jam at the YMCA in Hopkinton. The youth members, led by HHS senior Mary Kate Shanahan, organized this supervised outdoor concert for their peers. There were about 300 high school students in attendance who enjoyed the musical performances from 25 of their classmates. In addition to the music, there was a bonfire to keep warm and to toast marshmallows. This is one of a series of events sponsored by the beFREE!

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Colella’s Grand Re-opening…Watch it Here!

Colella’s Grand Re-opening and Ribbon Cutting took place last Friday, October 1st. Although the weather did not cooperate, the event drew a large crowd of well wishers to congratulate Colella’s on their 65 years of successful operation here in Hopkinton.

Among those on hand were Congressman Jim McGovern, Senator Karen Spilka and Representative Carolyn Dykema. Spilka and Dykema presented official citations and offered their congratulations.

“This is a great American business,” said McGovern. “This is a wonderful celebration.”

Middle School Early Release October 20

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Middle School Early Release Program October 20. A beFree Project Event for 7th and 9th graders only (6th graders are at Nature's Classroom)

When: October 20, 2010 - 11:30 - 2:30 PM
Where: EMC Park
Pick up by parents at EMC at 2:30 PM

Cost is only $5 and includes pizza, drinks and ice cream!


Register at the Parks and Recreation website

Community Preservation Committee to Hold Public Hearing

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The Hopkinton Community Preservation Committee will hold a public hearing under the requirements of Massachusetts General Law, Chapter 44B to consider funding proposals in order to make recommendations to the legislative body for 1) the acquisition, creation and preservation of open space; 2) the acquisition, preservation, rehabilitation and restoration of historic resources; 3) the acquisition, creation and preservation of land for recreational use; 4) the acquisition, creation, preservation and support of community housing; and 5) the rehabilitation or restoration of open space, land for

ESL Presents The Glass Menagerie

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Enter Stage Left Theater will be presenting The Glass Menagerie on October 15,16, 22, and 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the HCAM studios, 77 Main Street, Hopkinton. Tickets are $17.00 at the door/$15 in advance (before October 11) for adults; and $13 at the door/$12 in advance for students and seniors, and are available at

Planning for Town's 300th Birthday Begins

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It may be five years away but it’s time to start planning for Hopkinton’s 300th year anniversary. That’s just what a group of 17 town residents did on October 5th at the Fire Station meeting room. The Celebration Planning Committee members got to know each other, exchanged introductions and started the process that promises to have spectacular results.

Congressional Candidate Conversations: an HCAM News Special

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Watch our HCAM News Special as we talk to the candidates for the 3rd Congressional District at

As the date for the Massachusetts State Election draws near, voters in the 3rd Congressional District will have the opportunity to vote for one of three candidates; Democratic incumbent Jim McGovern, Independent candidate Patrick Barron or Republican candidate Marty Lamb.


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