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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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Rockwood named Teacher of the Year

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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Easter Egg Hunt at Town Common April 20

Easter Egg Hunt at Town Common April 20

The annual Hopkinton Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled for April 20 at the Town Common. Organized by the Parks and Recreation Department and sponsored by local businesses, the event is a longstanding tradition. High school volunteers will hide thousands of plastic eggs...

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Photo: Banner moment

Photo: Banner moment

Installation of the Boston Marathon banners on Route 135 was done in late March by (from left) Chason Arimstead (American Climbers), John Coutinho (Hopkinton selectman), Winston Armistead (American Climbers) and Jeff Towle (Compass Builders). The banners serve as a...

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Greetings from Board of Selectmen

Greetings from Board of Selectmen

On behalf of the Hopkinton Board of Selectmen, a warm and hearty welcome to the runners, supporters and visitors from near and far for the 123rd running of the Boston Marathon. For both seasoned competitors and first-time participants from around the globe, nothing...

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Hopkinton Marathon Committee welcomes all

Hopkinton Marathon Committee welcomes all

“It all starts here” in Hopkinton. On behalf of the Hopkinton Marathon Committee, we graciously extend a warm welcome to all the runners and visitors of the world who will be spending time in our beautiful community for the start of the 123rd running of the Boston...

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Hopkinton students key to Spotters Network

Hopkinton students key to Spotters Network

By Melissa Orff, Contributing Writer Close to 40 Hopkinton High School students will be an integral part of this year’s Boston Marathon on April 15 as they volunteer for the WBZ-TV Spotters Network. The Spotters Network, known as “the eyes of the Boston Marathon” for...

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Arrests/Police Log, April 3 edition

Arrests/Police Log, April 3 edition

ARRESTS   March 17 1:57 a.m. Officer Ryan Polselli conducted a motor vehicle stop on West Main Street and Sergeant Matthew McNeil and Officer Derek Morton responded as backup. Luis Rivera Falcon, 59, of 135 Main St., Upton was arrested and charged with marked...

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William F. Sparks

William F. Sparks

William F. “Bill” Sparks died on March 21 at Beth Israel Hospital in Plymouth after a long struggle with cancer. He was born Jan. 1, 1947, in Cambridge, the son of William V. and Gloria M. Sparks. Bill graduated from Hingham High School in 1964 and the Franklin...

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