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Arrests/Police Log, March 29 edition

Arrests/Police Log, March 29 edition

ARRESTS March 25 10:19 p.m. A caller reported an erratic operator traveling down West Main Street toward Winter Street. Sergeant Aaron O’Neil and Officers Matthew LaTour and Robert Ekross responded and caught up with the vehicle. A 68-year-old Winter Street resident...

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Gary Gassett, 71

Gary Gassett, 71

Gary Alan Gassett, 71, of Hopkinton passed away at Milford Regional Medical Center on March 25. Born in Natick, he was the son of the late Helen (Parker) and John Gassett. He was the husband of the late Cindy Ann (Wood) Gassett. A lifelong Hopkinton resident, Gary was...

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Agustina Gonzalez, 79

Agustina Gonzalez, 79

Agustina Gonzalez, 79, died March 24 at Metrowest Medical Center in Framingham after a brief illness. She was the wife of Luis Gonzalez, who died March 11. They were married for 61 years. She worked for many years as a lunch lady in Hopkinton schools. She is survived...

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Robert Hamilton, 77

Robert Hamilton, 77

Robert James Hamilton, 77, of Moultonborough, New Hampshire, passed away on March 19 after a period of declining health. He was the beloved husband of Sheila Hamilton, and was raised in Hopkinton by the late William and Evelyn Hamilton. Robert, better known as Bob,...

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Marcel Remillard, 72

Marcel Remillard, 72

Marcel L. Remillard, 72, a longtime resident of Westborough, formerly of Millville, passed away peacefully at home, with loved ones by his side, on March 16. He leaves his wife of 35 years, Karen (Pachico), son James and fiancée Diane Wright, son Thomas, son Andrew...

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Baypath Adoptable Animal of the Week

Baypath Adoptable Animal of the Week

Each week, the Independent highlights an animal available for adoption at Baypath Humane Society in Hopkinton. This week we are posting images of a number of dogs that are available through the shelter. "We currently have a full house of great dogs and I am hoping...

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Mark Lumbra, 73

Mark Lumbra, 73

Mark Albert Lumbra, 73, of Southbridge and formerly of Hopkinton, passed away after a brief illness at UMass Medical Center in Worcester. Born in St. Albans City, Vermont, he was the son of the late Doris (Wright) and Leonard Lumbra. Mark was a retired corporal in the...

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Hopkinton Republican town caucus April 7

Hopkinton Republican town caucus April 7

The Hopkinton Republican Town Committee will hold its nominating caucus for the May  Town Election on April 7 at 7 p.m. at Hopkinton Town Hall, Room 215. The caucus is open to all Hopkinton registered Republicans and unenrolled voters. An individual must be a...

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Edward Downey, 91

Edward Downey, 91

Edward J. Downey of Framingham and Naples, Florida, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family, on March 10. He was 91. The son of John and Bertha (Neubert) Downey, Ed grew up in Waterbury, Connecticut. He graduated from Crosby High School and...

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Arrests/Police Log, March 29 edition

Arrests/Police Log, March 22 edition

ARRESTS March 18 11:24 p.m. Officer Brittany Firth conducted a motor vehicle stop on West Main Street. Officers Benjamin Stickney and Robert Ekross responded as backup and with a portable breath test. A 22-year-old from Whitinsville was arrested and charged with...

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Marathon spotlight: Ann-Michele Dragsbaek

Marathon spotlight: Ann-Michele Dragsbaek

Leading up to the April 18 Boston Marathon, the Independent will profile local charity runners. This issue we highlight Ann-Michele Dragsbaek, who is running to raise funds for Project Just Because. Dragsbaek will be competing in her 16th Boston Marathon this spring....

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Photo contest winner, March 23 edition

Photo contest winner, March 23 edition

The Hopkinton Independent presents “A Slice of Hopkinton” photo contest, sponsored by Bill’s Pizzeria. Readers are encouraged to submit photos of people, places or things in Hopkinton. The Independent staff will select one winner for each issue. The winner will have...

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