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Robotics at the Library Tomorrow

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The Hopkinton Public Library is collaborating with the Robotics Club at the High School to present a special program at the library on Tuesday, January 11th at 2:30PM. At students' request, the staff at the library has invited Dan Higgins, a game programmer to present the program on the actual programming/coding.

Give Back on MLK Day - January 17th

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The Martin Luther King Day of Giving Back starts at 9AM at the Hopkinton Middle School on Monday, January 17th. Stop by for breakfast, listen to speaker Sarah Varadian, participate in a service project and give back to your community.

Sponsored by the Hopkinton Youth Commission, the MLK Day of Giving Back offers an opportunity for middle and high school students, their families and adults in the community to join together and participate in a variety of service projects.

Joseph A. Niedzialkoski, 86

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Joseph A. Niedzialkoski, 86, of Hopkinton, passed away Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at Milford Regional Medical Center. Born in Sterling, MA., he was the son of the late Frank and Czeslawa (Bronislawski) Niedzialkoski. Joseph was the last survivor of his 7 siblings. He was the husband of the late Mary Niedzialkoski who passed in 2002.

School Committee Press Release on New Elementary School at Fruit Street

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For the past ten years, the School Committee has been discussing with the community the need to renovate and expand Center School to improve the quality of education for Hopkinton’s students. The age and condition of the present facility compromise learning. The age and condition of Center School also do not allow the district to meet its goal for "neighborhood schools" where all K-5 students from a family could attend the same school near their home.

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Library Grant, New Elementary School on BOS Agenda Tonight

Watch the HCAM News video with Town Manager Norman Khumalo and Operations Assistant Geri Holland to hear what's on the agenda for the next meeting of the Board of Selectmen scheduled for Tuesday, January 11 beginning at 6:30PM at Town Hall. What topics will the Board be discussing? Updates on the library grant application, the elementary school building project and the FY2012 budget are all on the agenda, as well a presentation from the Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce. Don't miss the opportunity to see your local government in action!

Planning Board Agenda for Monday, January 10th

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The Planning Board will meet on January 10th at 7:30pm in Room 211 at Town Hall.

7:30 Public Hearing – 10 Main Street – Minor Project Site Plan Review
Applicant: Middlesex Savings Bank
Proposed awnings with signage

7:45 Continued Public Hearing – Legacy Farms Road South Definitive Subdivision Plan
Applicant: Legacy Farms LLC
The 11-lot definitive subdivision plan shows a new road from Clinton Street to East Main Street. The new road will serve the Legacy Farms development, which is subject to a Master Plan Special Permit issued by the Planning Board on May 13, 2010.

MLK Blood Drive Hopes to Increase Pints Collected

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On Monday January 17, 2011, during the MLK Day of Giving Back, the BeFree project will be holding a blood drive sponsored by the American Red Cross. It will be held from 10am to 3pm in the Doyle Gym at the Hopkinton Middle School. Last year 68 pints of blood were collected. This year's goal is 90 pints of blood. There will be more staff on hand and more time slots available, making donations easier this year. Donors must be 16 year olds or older. Those who are 16 require a signed parental permssion slip. Older donors do not need a permission slip.

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A Conversation with the Chairman of the Ballot Question Committee

HCAM News talked with Cindy Bernardo, Chairman of the Ballot Question Committee for the New Elementary School at Fruit Street, to talk about what a ballot question committee is, why she formed the committee and what she hopes to accomplish.

"We formed the committee to show our support for the new school at Fruit Street that is going to be proposed at the Special Town Meeting in March," said Bernardo.

Mary Johnson Clark, 70

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Mary Johnson Clark 70, a lifetime Hopkinton resident and wife of Robert G. Clark, found eternal peace while in the loving care of her husband, family, CNA, and Hospice. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Marion Johnson.

Ice Fishing Derby Coming Soon

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POSTPONED TO FEBRUARY 26 DUE TO POOR ICE CONDITIONS ON LAKE WHITEHALLThe Woodville Rod & Gun Club is holding it's annual Ice Fishing Derby on Saturday, January 22, 2011. The entry fee is $20.00 per person and must accompany a registration form. Registration forms may be obtained at the club or from our website: Breakfast will be served for a nominal fee beginning at 5:00 am at the club house located at 252 Wood Street.


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