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Photo: Dunkin’ grand opening

Photo: Dunkin’ grand opening

The new Dunkin’ restaurant at 78 West Main St. held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 14 and presented a check for $5,000 to Hopkinton veteran Kurt Power in support of his marathon run for the veterans charity Home Base. Pictured are (from left) Allan...

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Outdoor water use restriction starts May 1

Outdoor water use restriction starts May 1

As mandated by the town’s water management permit issued by the state to limit nonessential outdoor use, protect stream flow and aquatic life, and ensure sustainable drinking water, the town is required to implement a mandatory state of water supply conservation from...

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Hopkinton resident wins art award

Hopkinton resident wins art award

Jillian Robertson, a Hopkinton resident who attends the Middlesex School, won an honorable mention award for her art submission to the 2019 Healthy Whale, Healthy Ocean Challenge, sponsored by Boston-based Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs and Conservation Law...

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Photo: Rabbit at rest

Photo: Rabbit at rest

The annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 20 was moved inside to the Center School Gym due to rain. The Easter Bunny made an appearance to hand out candy and pose for photos, including this one with the Gyllstrom family: (from left) 6-year-old Sophia, 1-year-old Ben, dad...

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Raymond Charleston

Raymond Charleston

Raymond Francis Charleston of Hopkinton passed away suddenly at the age of 67 while walking the family dog, Zeus, on March 30. Born in Brockton, he was the son of the late Raymond M. and Alice E. Charleston. Ray is survived by his wife of 39 years, Colleen Doyle...

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Arrests/Police Log, April 17 edition

Arrests/Police Log, April 17 edition

ARRESTS   March 30 Officer Preston Mucciarone and Sergeant Aaron O’Neil conducted a motor vehicle stop on Cedar Street and subsequently arrested Benjamin A. Sanders, 22, of 19 General Henry Knox Road, Southborough, and charged him with OUI liquor and motor...

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College honors

College honors

Amanda Gollaher, a sophomore majoring in international relations at Colgate University, received the dean’s award with distinction for the fall semester. ... Jimmy Adams was named to the dean’s list at Hobart College, where he is a sophomore. ... Carly Chase, who is...

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School bus applications available

School bus applications available

The school bus application period is open, with a deadline of May 1. This is for students in Grades 7-12, who must pay a fee if they use the bus. Students in Grades 6 are free and do not need to apply for busing, although those will not ride the bus should notify the...

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Lecture on teen anxiety April 25

Lecture on teen anxiety April 25

Hopkinton High School will host a presentation called “Emotions and Teen Brains — It’s Complicated” on April 25 from 7-8:30 p.m. With rates of anxiety and depression rising in teens, learn more about the neurodevelopment and societal factors behind this increasing...

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Lecture on teen anxiety April 25

All-school art show May 16

The Hopkinton Public Schools Art Department will host its annual all-school art show on May 16 at 6 p.m. Artwork from HHS, HMS, Hopkins, Elmwood and Marathon schools will be on display at the HHS atrium and C-wing and at the Brown Gym entrance of the middle school. At...

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HMS students selected for district music performance

Rockwood named Teacher of the Year

Hopkinton Middle School teacher Charles Rockwood was named Teacher of the Year by Medway VFW Post 1526. Rockwood, who teaches Grade 7 English, supervises the Patriot Pen Essay Contest at HMS, holding workshops for his students to help with their essays. Said Medway...

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Wojcik wins writing award

Wojcik wins writing award

HHS senior Alex Wojcik took first place in the annual Will McDonough Writing Contest, sponsored by the New England Sports Museum. Winners (one each in Grades 4-12) were chosen by sports editors from The Boston Globe. Wojcik and the other winners were honored in a...

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HHS Destination Imagination team advances

HHS Destination Imagination team advances

A Hopkinton High School team advanced at the Destination Imagination state tournament last month and will represent Massachusetts in the global finals in the engineering challenge. The team consists of juniors Michael Giusti, Mihika Abraham, Akila Sanjay and Ananth...

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Vijay 11th at state GeoBee

Vijay 11th at state GeoBee

Hopkinton Middle School student Abnishek Vijay finished 11th out of 100 students in the National Geographic GeoBee state championship on March 29 at Elms College in Chicopee. Vijay won the HMS competition and then had to take a test to earn a spot in the state GeoBee....

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