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Dorothy “Dot” Swing

Dorothy “Dot” Swing

Dorothy Elaine Ketner “Dot” Swing, 94, of Salisbury, North Carolina, passed away peacefully at home on Feb. 12. Born Oct. 10, 1924, in Salisbury, North Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Effie Viola Yost Ketner and George Robert Ketner; and the stepdaughter of...

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Kathleen “Bonnie” Gilligan

Kathleen “Bonnie” Gilligan

Kathleen Rose "Bonnie" Gilligan, 80, died from Parkinson's disease on Feb. 4, spending her final days in the compassionate care of Parlin Hospice Residence in Wayland after so many years of wonderful support at the Framingham Union Hospital emergency room and many...

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Patrick Potochniak

Patrick Potochniak

Patrick Potochniak, 48, a longtime resident of Hopkinton and more recently of North Conway, New Hampshire, passed away Feb. 1, after a brief battle with a very aggressive form of cancer. A loving son, father, brother and uncle, Pat was a three-sport athlete at...

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Sayra P. Flynn

Sayra P. Flynn

Sayra P. Flynn, 76, a former art teacher in Hopkinton, passed away on Jan. 30 after a long illness in the presence of her loved ones. Born in Fall River, she was the daughter of the late Joseph P. and Florence Dion. She graduated from the Academy of the Sacred Hearts...

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Susan Jean Fontana

Susan Jean Fontana

Susan Jean Fontana, 56, formerly of East Hartford, Connecticut, died after a brief illness on Jan. 5 at the Mission Hospital, Asheville, North Carolina. Born in Columbus, Ohio, on March 19, 1962, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Virginia (Gulli) Fontana....

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Thelma Vorce Kerivan

Thelma Vorce Kerivan

Thelma C. (Brown) Vorce Kerivan, 94, of Hopkinton, died peacefully on Feb. 9 at the Kathleen Daniel Nursing Home in Framingham. Born in Natick, she was the daughter of the late Hazel (O’Leary) and Charles E. Brown. She was the wife of Frank L. Vorce, who died in 2003,...

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Arrests/Police Log, Feb. 20 edition

Arrests/Police Log, Feb. 20 edition

ARRESTS January 25 12:04 p.m. On Main Street, Officers Panagiotis Hontzeas and Arthur Schofield arrested Elmer G. Yojero, 24, of 120 Quail St., Stratford, Connecticut, and charged him with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. February 6 11:07 p.m. On Fruit Street,...

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Local students receive college honors

Local students receive college honors

The following Hopkinton residents were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at their respective colleges: At Tufts University, Prakalya Chandrasekar and Thomas Leone; At Connecticut College, Devon Rancourt, a Slavic studies and history major who received...

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Photo: Yoga for a cause

Photo: Yoga for a cause

Hopkinton’s Shanti Yoga held a fundraiser on Feb. 10. The event featured a one-hour gentle flow class to benefit the 2019 Michael’s Miracle Boston Marathon run, which raises money for the Michael Carter Lisnow Respite Center in Hopkinton. For more information or to...

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Local students receive college honors

Local students receive college honors

Colleges announced their dean’s list students for the fall semester, and a number of Hopkinton residents were recognized: At Clarkson University, electrical engineering major Philip Hubbe and aeronautical engineering major Nicholas Mirabile; At Becker College, Hannah...

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Arrests/Police Log, Feb. 6 edition

Arrests/Police Log, Feb. 6 edition

ARRESTS January 19 8:58 p.m. Sergeant Aaron O’Neil checked on a motor vehicle on West Main Street. Officers Brian Sanchioni and Ryan Polselli responded as backup. Andrew L. Smith, 41, of 22 Randall Street, Worcester, was arrested on a warrant. January 22 11:27 p.m....

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Margaret Powers

Margaret Powers

Margaret Lillian (Shea) Powers, 94, of Hopkinton, passed away Jan. 25. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Louise (Craven) and Bartholomew Shea. She was the wife of the late Charles George Powers. Margaret was born, raised and married in Salem, where she...

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James T. Canty

James T. Canty

James T. Canty, 83, of Holliston, passed away Jan. 25 at the Metrowest Medical Center in Framingham. Born in Somerville, he was the son of the late Mary (McCarthy) and Cornelius Canty. He was the husband of 55 years to  Lorraine (Gargan) Canty of Holliston. James was...

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Christopher Calcagni

Christopher Calcagni

Christopher M. Calcagni, 49, of Hopkinton, died Jan. 26 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston after a brief illness. He leaves his wife, Dr. Patti Zub, two sons, Cole and Eli Calcagni, all of Hopkinton; his parents, Priscilla (Gareau) Calcagni and John...

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Margaret Powers

Carolyn Diane Schmidt

Carolyn Diane Schmidt, 81, of Hopkinton, passed away Jan. 26. She was the daughter of the late Doris (Elkins) and Adelbert Prosser. She was the wife of 52 years to Harold D. Schmidt of Hopkinton. Carolyn was a graduate of Hopkinton High School and Boston University....

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Caroline A. Davidge

Caroline A. Davidge

Caroline A. (Kumlin) Davidge, of Blackstone, passed away peacefully on Jan. 24 at Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, with her family by her side. She was the loving wife of James S. Davidge. Born Dec. 25, 1938, in Hopkinton, she was the daughter of...

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