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Big-hearted ‘Big Lu’ looking for a forever home

Big-hearted ‘Big Lu’ looking for a forever home

It’s widely professed adage that dogs are man’s best friend. In the case of Big Lu, a male bully breed mix, possibly with some boxer in him, he may have just as much, if not more, admiration for his saviors at the nonprofit, no-kill shelter Baypath Humane Society of...

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Rep. Dykema hosts annual senior picnic

Rep. Dykema hosts annual senior picnic

A total of 180 seniors attended State Rep. Carolyn Dykema’s annual Senior Picnic on Aug.  29 at the Faith Community Church. Originally planned to be held at the Hopkinton YMCA as is traditional, the event was moved indoors due to the high temperatures forecast for...

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Higher recycling costs to impact area towns

Higher recycling costs to impact area towns

During the eight months since the Independent first reported on the local impact of China’s crackdown on recycled materials from the U.S., single stream materials recovery facilities such as E. L. Harvey & Sons in Hopkinton have been attempting to adapt to the new...

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Marathon Quilters Guild plans quilt shows at HCA

Marathon Quilters Guild plans quilt shows at HCA

Members of the Marathon Quilters Guild are putting together the final pieces for their ninth annual Quilt Show to be held Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15 and 16, at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts, 98 Hayden Rowe St., from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will include an...

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Jail diversion: New tool for Hopkinton police

Jail diversion: New tool for Hopkinton police

What happens when police respond to a call involving individuals in a mental health or substance-related crisis? It is an all-too-frequent and potentially tragic scenario that over many years has left a disproportionate number of jail inmates with untreated behavioral...

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Dell EMC gives back to Hopkinton

Dell EMC gives back to Hopkinton

Over the years, EMC has been an active participant in the Hopkinton community. In the beginning, founder Dick Egan shook hands with former Superintendent Bill Hosmer, saying, “Whatever you need, call me,” followed by an initial distribution of computers to the schools...

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New access road planned for LNG site

New access road planned for LNG site

Eversource Energy has submitted a Notice of Intent (NOI) to both the town Planning Board and Conservation Commission for construction of a Secondary Access Road Project at the existing Hopkinton Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) Facility at 55 Wilson St. The proposed access...

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Spilka elected State Senate president

Spilka elected State Senate president

State Sen. Karen E. Spilka (D-Ashland) was elected to be the president of the Massachusetts State Senate by her Senate colleagues July 26. Spilka represents the Metrowest communities of Ashland, Framingham, Franklin, Holliston, Hopkinton and Medway, which comprise the...

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Board decision paves way for parking lot

Board decision paves way for parking lot

The site plan for a proposed school bus parking lot to be built behind Hopkinton High School was approved Sept. 17 by the town Planning Board. The proposed parking lot will eliminate athletic Field 9, making it possible for buses to drop off students at the rear...

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