Kiran Komaragiri

Independent Thoughts: Laughter yoga best medicine for Hopkinton’s Komaragiri

Kiran Komaragiri has a simple goal: She wants people to laugh more.The Hopkinton resident strives to achieve this goal not by performing comedy or creating viral videos but via laughter yoga, a relatively new...
Freya Proudman

Freedom Team’s bystander training seeks to help defuse issues

Freya Proudman is a self-described “first-generation U.S. immigrant” who graduated from Hopkinton High School in 2018. Yet until she attended a recent training as a member of the Hopkinton Freedom Team, she said she...
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Hopkinton Sustainable Green Committee springs into action for Earth Day and beyond

The Hopkinton Sustainable Green Committee is springing forward with a number of initiatives to protect the town’s environmental health and educate the public how to safeguard resources.The group originally formed in 2008, but vice...
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Business Profile: The Whole Child provides supportive environment at Summer Academy

A special five-week, full-day summer program is in store for rising fourth- through eighth-graders at The Whole Child, Inc., in neighboring Upton, starting July 12. The program supports youngsters through academic tutoring, social empowerment...
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Business Profile: Kidsborough summer program offers safe place for social emotional growth

The Kidsborough Summer Program offers new and exciting adventures for children in kindergarten through sixth grade.Among the themed adventures, children will discover the magic of reading, learn about weather, explore the animal kingdom, play...
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Project Just Because to host another free food distribution day May 15

Project Just Because is hosting another free food distribution day on Saturday, May 15, at its Hopkinton facility for all Massachusetts residents in need.Anyone needing assistance or aware of someone who needs help with...
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Photo contest winner, May 5 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...
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Library Corner, May 5 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.Announcements On April 26 the library...
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Senior Snippets, May 5 edition

The Hopkinton Senior Center staff continues to be available to seniors and residents during this pandemic. Call 508-497-9730 if in need of assistance, with questions or just to say hi. For a more extensive...
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Business Profile: Crystal Pool & Spa all about fun

Turn the backyard into a fun summer getaway! Picture children (and the young at heart) excitedly splashing around in a pool, taking in a lap before dinner, getting great exercise and having a good...
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