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Invasive knotweed plants roots in Hopkinton

Invasive knotweed plants roots in Hopkinton

Ed Harrow remembers when his mother discovered vines of bittersweet creeping up the exterior walls of their barn. “My father threw a hissy fit; he was constantly tearing it down, before it tore the barn down,” he said with a chuckle. “But I had no appreciation, until...

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Michael’s Run celebrates namesake’s legacy

Michael’s Run celebrates namesake’s legacy

A spirit of tenacity, generosity and inspiration will be alive on Oct. 15 when Michael’s Run returns to Hopkinton. The Michael Lisnow Respite Center was founded by Sharon Lisnow and Mary McQueeney and named for Lisnow’s late son, Michael, who was born with severe...

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Baypath saves dogs from becoming dinner

Baypath saves dogs from becoming dinner

An estimated 2 million dogs a year are raised on farms in South Korea for human consumption. Kept in filthy, barren cages without access to food or water, the dogs receive no medical care — much less love or attention — until they are inhumanely killed, usually by...

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Reilly books trip to Boston to support library

Reilly books trip to Boston to support library

The motto on the Hopkinton Public Library Foundation website reads: “Honor our past, build our future.” That sentiment is appropriately demonstrated by Hopkinton resident Colleen Reilly, whose first job was stacking books at her high school library after class. “It...

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Child’s endurance inspires mom’s marathon

Child’s endurance inspires mom’s marathon

Since the age of 2, Sophie LaFreniere has demonstrated strength and endurance in her long battle with glycogen storage disease (GSD). This month, her mother, Margot, will put her own endurance to the test as a participant in the Boston Marathon. “I always wanted to...

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Gittlen’s Marathon cause is for paws

Gittlen’s Marathon cause is for paws

Sandra Gittlen started running at the age of 41 while struggling with a rare autoimmune disease. “I wanted to feel better and counter the effects of treatment,” she recalls. When she decided to participate in the Boston Marathon, Gittlen discovered she could combine...

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Resident earns spot on ‘Domino Masters’

Resident earns spot on ‘Domino Masters’

On March 23, residents can tune in to cheer on Hopkinton resident Lyle Broughton as he battles for domino domination. Broughton will appear on Fox’s all-new reality TV series, “Domino Masters,” wherein 16 teams of domino enthusiasts face off in a mind-blowing chain...

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HCCCF gala promises roaring good time

HCCCF gala promises roaring good time

Guests will be grabbing their pearls and pulling out their pinstripes for the Hopkinton Country Club Charitable Foundation Roaring ’20s Evening Gala. The HCCCF’s 12th annual gala fundraiser will be held Saturday, Nov. 20, from 6:30-11 p.m. at the Hopkinton Country...

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