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Planning Board Meets Monday 5/23

By Michelle Murdock, Freelance Writer

Newly elected members, Brian Karp and Christian Ollenborger, and returning member Claire Wright will be joining the Planning Board for its first post election meeting on Monday, May 23. First on the agenda is the reorganization of the board Also slated for discussion are subdivision plans for Bridle Path and Aprilla Farm and town counsel's opinion on Maillet Woods/Hopkinton Highlands III. The meeting starts at 7:30PM in Room 211 at Town Hall. The complete agenda is attached below.

William John Leary, 84

By Michelle Murdock, Freelance Writer

William John Leary, 84, of Hopkinton, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at the Westborough Healthcare Center. He was the husband of the late Patricia Catherine Leary of Hopkinton who passed in 2008.

A Navy Veteran, and a Hopkinton resident since 1957, William is survived by one son William Leary Jr. of Hopkinton, a niece, Nancy Lee of Boston and 3 grandchildren, William III, Daniel and Michael Leary. He was the last survivor of 6 siblings. He is predeceased by his son, David Leary, who passed in 2002.

World Premier of "Empty Page, Empty Stage" Tonight

By Michelle Murdock, Freelance Writer

Don't miss the world premier and benefit performance of "Empty Page, Empty Stage" performed by the Hopkinton High School Drama Ensemble tonight at Hopkinton High School. The play is an inspirational drama about a teenage girl faced with a unique disability sustained from a bike accident and the unusual cast of characters that help her overcome her difficulties.

This is the same play that the will be performed at the Scotland Fringe Festival in August. Tonight's performance is a special presentation to help raise funds needed to make the trip.

May 19 at 7:30PM

World Premier of "Empty Page, Empty Stage" Tonight

By Michelle Murdock, Freelance Writer

Don't miss the world premier and benefit performance of "Empty Page, Empty Stage" performed by the Hopkinton High School Drama Ensemble tonight at Hopkinton High School. The play is an inspirational drama about a teenage girl faced with a unique disability sustained from a bike accident and the unusual cast of characters that help her overcome her difficulties.

This is the same play that the will be performed at the Scotland Fringe Festival in August. Tonight's performance is a special presentation to help raise funds needed to make the trip.

From the HPTA: Students Earn National Distinction in PTA Reflections Competition

By contributor,

Two Hopkinton students, Helen Gao of Hopkinton High School and Zachary Ritterbusch of Hopkins School, earned distinction in the National Finals for the PTA Reflections Competition.

Helen Gao, earned an Award of Excellence in the category of Visual Arts and Zachary Ritterbusch received an Award of Merit in the category of Film Production.

Cestari and Palleiko Voted Chairman and Vice Chair

By Michelle Murdock, Freelance Writer

As their first order of business tonight, following Monday night's election, the Board of Selectmen voted to reorganize as they begin yet another year of service. Acting as Vice Chair, Selectman Todd Cestari asked for nominations for chairman. John Mosher nominated Cestari and the motion was seconded by Ben Palleiko. The board voted unanimously to elect Cestari as chairman. Newly elected Brian Herr made his first motion of the night when he nominated Ben Palleiko as Vice Chair. The motion was seconded and passed unanimously.

Herr Elected to Board of Selectmen

By Michelle Murdock, Freelance Writer

The results are in for the two contested races in Hokinton's annual Town Election. Brian Herr will be joining the Board of Selectmen at their meeting tomorrow night as Hopkinton's newly elected selectman. Herr had a total of 1139 votes and D'Urso had 548 votes.

In the race for the two seats on the School Committee, Nancy Burdick and Scott Aghababian came out on top, with 1125 votes and 1060 votes respectively.

Dykema to Hold Office Hours in June

By contributor,

Representative Carolyn Dykema will be holding office hours throughout the 8th Middlesex District.

Any resident who would like to speak with Representative Dykema and is unable to attend office hours should contact her office at (617) 722-2210 or email her aide at leah.robins@mahouse.gov to set up a personal appointment.

Hopkinton
Friday, June 17th, 8:00 – 9:00am
Golden Spoon
85 W Main St
Hopkinton, MA 01748

LIVE NOW: HCAM Election Results Coverage

By Michelle Murdock, Freelance Writer

HCAM is providing live election coverage on Monday, May 16th starting at 8PM after the polls close. We are broadcasting live from the Middle School Auditorium, so stay tuned to Comcast Channel 8 or Verizon Channel 30 and get the results as soon as they are available. Not near a TV or out of town, but have your laptop nearby? Don't worry, we're streaming as well on http://www.hcam.tv/live-stream.

New this year, Town Clerk Ann Click will swear in newly elected candidates in the Middle School Auditorium on election night.