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Library Corner, Nov. 24 edition

Library Corner, Nov. 24 edition

For more information on any of the following programs or other activities at the library, visit hopkintonlibrary.org. The library also can be found on Facebook, @hopkintonlibrary, and on Twitter, @HopkintonPLMA. Library Schedule Update The library will be closed on...

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Photo contest winner, Nov. 24 edition

Photo contest winner, Nov. 24 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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Ronald Simmons, 70

Ronald Simmons, 70

Ronald A. Simmons, 70, died Nov. 10 in Milford. He was the husband of Ann (Ferguson) Simmons. Born in Framingham, he was the son of the late Raymond E. and Elizabeth L. (Sables) Simmons. He worked as a local landscaper and handyman. In addition to his wife, he is...

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HHS team earns spot on ‘Quiz Show’

HHS team earns spot on ‘Quiz Show’

A team from Hopkinton High School was selected to compete in Season 13 of “High School Quiz Show,” a televised academic tournament from Boston public media producer GBH. Hopkinton qualified by recording one of the 17 highest scores at a Super Sunday qualifying event....

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M. Elizabeth Palmer, 99

M. Elizabeth Palmer, 99

M. Elizabeth (Robson) Palmer, 99, died Nov. 12 in Milford. Born in Wiscasset, Maine, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Georgia (Lord) Robson. She was a resident of Hopkinton since 1934. She was a 1939 graduate of Hopkinton High School and worked for GE-Timex...

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Renee Hamilton, 74

Renee Hamilton, 74

Renée (Bittar) Hamilton, age 74, of West Newbury passed unexpectedly on Nov. 9 at the Golden Pond assisted living facility in Hopkinton. She was the beloved wife of 52 years to R. Bruce Hamilton. Born in Brooklyn, New York, May 1, 1947, she was the daughter of the...

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Al Rafferty, 81

Al Rafferty, 81

James Allan “Al” Rafferty died at Penn Highlands DuBois, Pennsylvania, on Nov. 11 at the age of 81. Al was born on May 9, 1940, in Luthersburg, Pennsylvania, to the late Fred and Lois Rafferty. He graduated from Brady High School in 1958. Al went to DuBois Business...

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Letter to the Editor: Tribute to Joe Pyne

Letter to the Editor: Tribute to Joe Pyne

When Joe Pyne passed away [Nov. 2], Hopkinton lost a homegrown character, a good guy. Joe and I were friends for over 70 years. Joe was a couple of years older than me, so we didn’t meet at school. In 1949, my father was the engineer at the water pumping station on...

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Ronald Simmons, 70

Mark Devane, 92

Mark E. Devane, 92, of Hopkinton passed away Nov. 13. Born in Newton, he was the son of the late Bridget (O’Shea) and Mark Devane. He was the husband of 65 years to Barbara J. (Shilo) Devane. In addition to his wife, Mark is survived by three children, Mark Devane and...

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Shauna Redding, 66

Shauna Redding, 66

Shauna Marie Redding, 66, of Hopkinton passed away Nov. 7. Born in Sandwich, she was the daughter of the late Leonna F. (Donahue) and Phillip Limeburner. She was the former wife of Peter Redding. As a child, Shauna lived in Spain and France. She traveled as well and...

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Town has numerous job openings

Town has numerous job openings

The Town of Hopkinton has a number of job openings. Among the positions recently advertised are Senior Services Department administrative assistant (application deadline Nov. 16), police officers (applications received by Nov. 18 will receive first priority),...

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Friends of Whitehall volunteers spread wood chips to help sugar maple

Tax classification public hearing Tuesday

The town will hold a tax classification public hearing during Tuesday’s Select Board meeting. The hearing will start at 7 p.m. The hearing will determine the percentage of local tax levy to be borne by each class of real and personal property. Oral and written...

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Winter parking ban starts Nov. 15

Winter parking ban starts Nov. 15

The Department of Public Works is reminding residents that as per the town bylaws, vehicles are not allowed to be parked on any street between 1-6 a.m. from Nov. 15 through April 1. The DPW may remove any vehicle in violation, with the owner liable for towing and...

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Veterans Day ceremony, dinner Thursday

Veterans Day ceremony, dinner Thursday

Hopkinton’s annual Veterans Day ceremony will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Senior Center, which will open an hour before the event. The annual Hopkinton Veterans Dinner, sponsored by the Hopkinton Veterans Celebration Committee, will be held at the Woodville Rod...

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