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Senior Center set to host Repair Cafe

Senior Center set to host Repair Cafe

Repair cafes are becoming increasingly popular in Massachusetts, and Hopkinton is no exception. On April 1, the Hopkinton Lions Club and Hopkinton Senior Center will host the second annual Repair Cafe at the Senior Center. A Repair Cafe connects people who like to fix...

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‘Suitcase’ memoir seeks to provide inspiration

‘Suitcase’ memoir seeks to provide inspiration

Hopkinton resident Dwarka (D.N.) Chadha has found success in business, advocacy and family. Through his memoir, “Suitcase: A True and Inspiring Immigrant American Dream Story,” Chadha hopes to inspire others to do the same. After immigrating to the United States in...

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Town election candidates start process

Town election candidates start process

Although the midterm elections may be over, another election season is beginning in Hopkinton. The local election shapes the town's priorities for the coming years and directly impacts all residents and their families. Those who want to be a part of the...

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Town jigsaw puzzle competition proves popular

Town jigsaw puzzle competition proves popular

Within an hour of registration opening, spots for Hopkinton’s inaugural “It’s a Puzzler” competition sold out. Five more sports were added, and the event quickly sold out again. It’s a Puzzler is a team jigsaw puzzle competition. Teams of between two and five...

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Hopkins team wins state chess title

Hopkins team wins state chess title

For the first time ever, a team from Hopkins Elementary School won the Hurvitz Cup State Scholastic Team Championship, a chess competition run by the Massachusetts Chess Association. The team representing Hopkins consisted of four fifth-grade boys, Dattasai Kilari,...

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Mehta makes mark in chess tournaments

Mehta makes mark in chess tournaments

On his fifth birthday, Dhairya Mehta was gifted a chess board. The box stayed unopened in his house for months. Bored one day, Mehta asked his father, Mitul, to teach him how to play. His father showed him the basics and later enrolled the boy in chess classes. At 6...

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Legacy Farms Diwali food drive reaps big return

Legacy Farms Diwali food drive reaps big return

This fall, Legacy Farms residents collected 1,300 pounds of food during a Diwali food drive. The food was donated to Hopkinton's Project Just Because and Framingham's Turning Point Shelter. The initiative was led by Madhuri Waje, a core volunteer for Sewa’s Boston...

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Local middle schooler dances into record book

Local middle schooler dances into record book

During the summer, Harini Jeyaraman would wake up a few minutes before 6:30, brush her teeth, join a Zoom teleconference, and dance until 8. Afterward, she would eat breakfast. Most nights, at 9:30, she would go on Zoom again and dance until 11. She repeated this...

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Wicked good time at HCA’s Halloween 5K

Wicked good time at HCA’s Halloween 5K

  This year on Halloween morning, a couple hundred people, many in costume, will run a 5K to raise money for the Hopkinton Center for the Arts, as the HCA hosts the fifth annual Wicked Weekend fundraiser. “We were looking for something different and fun for a...

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Boating back in business at Hopkinton State Park

Boating back in business at Hopkinton State Park

Music from the 2010s plays on the radio while campers run around — some playing four square while others have a chin-up competition. Out on the Hopkinton Reservoir, five tiny, elementary-aged children are wearing helmets and learning how to sail. There is camp taking...

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