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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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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 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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Scott H. Mayo

Scott H. Mayo

Scott H. Mayo, 54, passed away March 23. He was the husband and best friend of Nancy P. Mayo, to whom he was married for 30 years. Born in Natick, he was the son of Nancy (Hardigan) Mayo of Sherborn and the late John M. Mayo III. Scott was a 1983 graduate of...

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Mary Schneider

Mary Schneider

Mary Schneider, 84, of Smithville, New Jersey, passed away March 22 surrounded by her loving family. Mary grew up in Hopkinton with her parents and sister, Patricia, where she met and married the love her life, Paul Schneider. Together they celebrated 60 years of...

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Jessie Chesbrough

Jessie Chesbrough

Jessie I Chesbrough, 86, of Marlborough passed away on March 23 at Marlborough Hospital after a period of declining health. Jessie was predeceased by her husband, Philip Chesbrough, in  2005. She also was the wife of the late Joseph R. Roberts. Jessie was born in...

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