from December 13, 2011 to December 19, 2011
3 Schofield Road
Caitlin W Lindquist, Steven W Lindquist
December 19, 2011
Mary Carman, Michael Ferguson
8 Prestwick Drive
Neil Whitworth, Valeria Whitworth
December 16, 2011
Dennis A Mekemson, Sheryl S Mekemson
8 Sanctuary lane #24
Dorothy W Meeske
December 15, 2011
Weston Development Group, Inc.
15 Nazneen Circle B3
Valery Frimer, Olga N Frimer
December 14, 2011
Village Realty Trust
35 Winter Street
Prudential Relocation, Inc.
December 12, 2011
Kenin Gulbrandson Khort, April
35 Winter Street
Sven Lohse, Daniela Lohse
December 12, 2011
Prudential Relocation, Inc.
10 Patriots Blvd Unit 10B
December 8, 2011
Stagecoach Heights Ralty LLC
3 Rosewood Lane Unit 9C
December 7, 2011
Maria B Richards, Maria B Milliner
21 Hillcrest Drive
December 6, 2011
Jennifer Belesi Levy
12 Trevor Lane
Matthew Cullinan, Jessica Cullinan
December 12, 2011
Pannaben H Nangha, Chavda Chaitanya
68 Ash Street
Brooke N Ferencsik, Tracey L
December 2, 2011
Rebecca M Brosnan
208 Wood Street
Frankie Investments LLZC
November 30, 2011
Patricia M Kennedy_Canava, Thomas F
16 Blueberry Lane
Emily Anderson, Todd D Anderson
November 30, 2011
Karen L Weiskerger, Gregg Weiskerger
6 oak Street
Hongliang Tang, Oiang Shao
November 30, 2011
Dean Giovanniello, Lillian
52 Walcott Valley Drive #53
David M Jones, Aureliea A Jones
November 29, 2011
Eileen Flynn, Elaine Oliveiri Elaine,
Paul R Annunziata, Estate of
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New Album by Hopkinton's
Barbara Kessler Jump-Started by Online Sales
18, 2011 — Hopkinton resident Barbara Kessler (file photo),
whose work has graced these pages several times, has recorded a
new album of songs from the heart that is available for
pre-release purchase exclusively from
and offered here first.
In addition to the album, there are various levels of
involvement for fans, all the way from a signed CD, to a full
band concert, and everything in between.
The funds raised with the album "pre-sales" will be used to fund
the promotion to radio and press for the official "release" in
January. A portion of the proceeds raised during pre-sales will
be donated to the Hopkinton Center for the Arts. The cover art
for the CD was created by local artist, Sue Pelletier. Have a
listen, compliments of Barbara Kessler, to
"New Me," a single from the album, and check out the video
above, with a greeting from Barbara and a peek at the album
December 18, 2011 — Three and a half year-old Norah Cox shares
something bright and colorful with mom, Maegan, at Weston
Nurseries Garden Center this afternoon.
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the Hat Fits...
December 18, 2011 — Pam Hamlin has a good laugh as son, Jack,
tries on a festive hat at Hopkinton Drug this afternoon.
Maxine E. Adams, 79
E. Adams, 79, was called home to be with her beloved
husband, Francis Adams, on Saturday, December 17, 2011. Born in
Milford, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Maxine
A lifelong Hopkinton resident, Maxine was a gracious hostess at
Maxine's Marathon Madness for the past 12 years. She worked for
the town of Hopkinton for 33 years and spending time with her
family and friends was one of the things she valued most.
She is survived by her brother, Robert and his wife Rita of
North Carolina, and her four children, Robert Adams of Phillips,
Maine, Donald Adams of Framingham, Deborah Wright and her
husband Timothy of Hopkinton, and James Adams and his wife
Jaynne of Hopkinton. She also leaves behind her grandchildren,
Kelly Gilman, Alisa Adams, Andrea Adams, Jaime Wright, Daniel
Wright and his wife Michelle, Samantha Brinton and her husband
Rob, Chelsea Adams, Holly Adams and James Adams. She also leaves
behind 2 great grandchildren and many extended grandchildren who
lovingly called her Nan.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 from
4-7p.m. at the
Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton, 57 Hayden Rowe St.
A funeral service will take place on Thursday at 10:00a.m. at
St. Paul�s Episcopal Church in Hopkinton. Burial will follow at
Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Hopkinton. In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St.
Boston, MA. 02115 or
If It Quacks
Like a Duck...
December 18, 2011 — This creature, by all accounts, appears to
be an American bald eagle spreading its wings on a rock on Lake
Maspenock this afternoon. A young seagull is in the upper left,
and West Main Street is above the rocks on the horizon. The
eagle is at least 1,000 feet from the camera, which was on the
shore of Woody Island.
Motor Vehicle Stop Leads to 159 Pounds of Marijuana
2011 — Today at 12:19, Trooper Scott Driscoll from the State
Police Barracks in Sturbridge stopped a 2011 Toyota Sienna for
motor vehicle violations on Route 84 eastbound by the toll
booths in Sturbridge.
trooper was conducting the motor vehicle stop, he detected a
strong odor of marijuana coming from the inside the car. He
requested assistance from Trooper Christopher Coscia and his K-9
partner Dante (HopNews file photo). Dante alerted to the
vehicle, which subsequently led to the discovery of
approximately 159 pounds of marijuana.
arrest at the scene was the driver, ANDREW K. LOCKE, 34, of
Surprise, Arizona, and his
30-year-old passenger, TANIK S. KERR of Phoenix. Both parties are charged with
distribution of a class D substance. Additionally, Locke was
charged with failing to keep right, speeding, and unsafe lane
Both men are
due in Dudley District Court on Monday. Contributed content.
Medfield 72, Hopkinton 58
December 16, 2011 — Ryan Hamilton starts his drive down the
court looking for two against Medfield at the Athletic Center
this evening. Below, Charlotte Cheney and Katherine Sheridan
sing the "Star Spangled Banner" a cappella, and for much of the
song, albeit inadvertently, without amplification.
was Hiller Fan Appreciation Night at the Athletic Center, and
fans got in for free. They in turn showed their appreciation by
showing up in the hundreds.
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December 16, 2011 — The Hillers fell to a hard driving Medfield
team this evening in the Athletic Center. Above, Lindsey
Doucette starts a drive down the court.
We asked HopNews readers to weigh on on a potential
ban on the use of cell phones while driving, as
recommended by the National Transportation Safety
to video). The results of the 8-hour poll are
Poll #1. They point to an overwhelming
opinion - 95% - against their use in one form or
another. But is it, "Do as
I say, and not as I do?", we wondered.
So then we asked readers if they had ever done
the very things they wanted banned, and more than 90
% said they had in Poll #2.
Are people asking for a law to stop them
doing something they know is dangerous? Do people
need a law to force behavior which they want to
stop, but need a higher authority to rule them? What
does it mean to you?
Feel free to open up or join a
discussion in the HopNews discussion board, Town
Swimming and Diving Off to a Good Start • Win -
the early weeks of the winter season,
the Varsity Swimming and Diving Team is quickly out to a 2-0
record in the TVL. With big wins over Dover Sherborn and
Norton, the team looks strong for the season. A total of 61
members makes up the largest team in the history of the
program. Practices and home meets are held at Keefe Tech in
Framingham, which the team shares with many other High
Schools and teams. Often times the team practices only 45
minutes on an afternoon, and as late as 10:00 at night.
Highlights from the first few weeks was four new school
records being set. Two were relay records, and two were
individual records. Sophomore Carly Adams broke an eight
year old record in the 100 Breaststroke, and Freshmen Diver
Renee Salois (see attached picture) broke a six year old
diving record. The team swims a tough Mansfield Team this
weekend, before it goes on the road for three meets. Come
by to a home meet after the New Year to see some great
swimming and diving action! The swimmer, left, is John
Lagasse. The diver, right, is Renne Salois. ~ Contributed
Trooper Relieved of Duty - Allegedly
Found with Streetwalker in Cruiser
- December 16, 2011 — EFRAIN MONTANEZ, 50, of
Salem, was observed by Lynn officers picking up a suspected prostitute, who
entered his pickup truck in a parking lot between Union and Blake Streets, near Central Square. Lynn officers followed the pickup for a
short distance, until it stopped on Suffolk Street. The Lynn officers approached on foot, observed MONTANEZ
and KATELYN PUMPHRET, 23, believed to be homeless with a last
known address in Winthrop, engaged in a sexual act inside
the truck. After an officer displayed his badge, MONTANEZ put
the truck in reverse and then accelerated forward to get away.
As he did so, one of the
officers had to put his hands on the truck and push himself away
to avoid getting hit.
The Lynn officers followed the vehicle. At
the intersection of Washington and Broad streets, the
passenger door swung open and PUMPHRET exited the vehicle. The
truck continued driving, and Lynn officers activated a blue light on
one of the pursuing vehicles. The truck ran a stop sign at the
intersection of Nahant and West Baltimore
streets and ultimately pulled over at Nahant at Lynn Shore Drive.
taken into custody and charged with unnatural acts; assault with
a dangerous weapon (the vehicle); failure to stop for police,
and stop sign violation. PUMPHRET was charged with unnatural
acts and being a common streetwalker. Please note that these
charges were filed by Lynn
officers and for the full details of the arrest, media should
The pick up
truck is MONTANEZ’s department issued unmarked cruiser. He was
off-duty at the time of the incident.
MONTANEZ is a
27-year veteran of the State Police and is currently assigned to
the Gang Unit. Two State Police commanders responded to the Lynn
Police station and relieved MONTANEZ of duty. State Police have
taken custody of his badge and his department firearm. He was
bailed from the station and is expected to be arraigned today in
Lynn District Court. For arraignment results, please contact the
Essex District Attorney’s office. State Police will monitor the
progress of the criminal case against MONTANEZ.
State Police have scheduled a hearing for late this morning to
amend MONTANEZ’s duty status. The State Police Internal Affairs
Section will open its own investigation.
The actions of
MONTANEZ as alleged in the Lynn Police report are an outrageous
breach of duty and a violation of the public trust. MONTANEZ’s
behavior, as alleged, is an utter embarrassment to the
Department and the overwhelming majority of troopers who wear
the badge with integrity and honor. The Department has no
tolerance for such conduct and will take appropriate action.
We are grateful
that no Lynn Police officer suffered serious injury and we thank
the Lynn officers for their restraint in last
night’s incident. ~ MSP
~ Contributed content.
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See Peter Zereski in this reprise of a very helpful HopNews
SolAmor Hospice is currently seeking volunteers to support
their Novel Approach program of complimentary therapies used
with hospice patients. Reiki, Music, Pet, and massage,
scrapbooking are some of the volunteer opportunities available.
Volunteers are also needed to be weekly companions to patients
as well to sit vigil during closing hours of life. Training
programs are being offered. All volunteers are screened and are
a valued part of the interdisciplinary team. Volunteers are
especially needed in the Greater Milford Area. If you are
interested please call Karen Spangler at 508-743-0203 or
harrow has offered to share his letter to Selectmen with HopNews
with Downtown Study Process
News reports featured an extensive report on
the recent Board meeting where DISC presented their
controversial plan to ‘align’ the Main St/Cedar St intersection.
data was provided about the actual results of the traffic signal
cycle modification, “If the traffic light tweaks would have
provided close or equivalent benefit, ‘We would not have gone
down that road.’ ” (Quoting Tom Nealon as quoted in the MWDN).
When was the test done? For how many, and which days? What time
of day were the tests conducted? Where is the data and how was
it collected? Was all or any portion of the duration of the test
recorded on video? Oh, wait, do I understand the failure of such
a modification is mere opinion? ‘Alignment’ of this intersection
will cost hundreds of thousands, if not a million dollars, and
we’re not going to even run empirical tests with a modified
signal light cycle? I guess it’s fun spending Other People’s
Said intersection ‘alignment’ targets a
third-generation small business that is the heart of the
community. I find that utterly amazing. That this ‘improvement’
should be under the auspicious of an appointed committee
consisting, mostly, of members of the Hopkinton Chamber of
Commerce (Some of whom are not even town residents!) is
shocking. That such a committee, made up of said members, could
believe that such disruption would have little or no effect on
Collela’s Market is beyond absurd. Further, that they would
agree to significant loss of convenient parking spaces along
Main St speaks volumes.
The Wood St intersection has been a subject of
discussion for years. The ‘improvements’ sought should have been
accomplished when Patten Plumbing closed, and the planning for
Next Generation begun, not at the expense of an iconic Hopkinton
home just to benefit Next Generation patrons, and truck traffic
that likely has an out of town destination. Perhaps the ‘study’
has collected data determining the source and destination towns
of those trucks that navigate that intersection and has that on
I fail to see how removing convenient parking
spaces, demolishing an icon house, significantly and adversely
disrupting a long-established Hopkinton business, all just to
‘improve’ traffic flow through town for a few hours five days a
week generates any benefit to Hopkinton businesses and little,
if any, to our residents. I see said ‘improvements’ as only
benefiting those who are passing through, not those of us who
are stuck with the bill. Perhaps the committee has collected
traffic-volume data, and can provide same so that the town
citizens might know the hours of peak flow so that we may better
understand, by dividing those few hours a day into the total
bill, and dividing that value by an arbitrary 20 years, the cost
of this project on a benefit-hour basis. Further, I question the
impacts ‘down stream’ of a greater volume of traffic moving
through Hopkinton at a higher speed. I would like to see the
data collected as to how these ‘improvements’ will effect
afternoon and evening traffic at the South Street lights, and on
Lastly, as one 30-year resident who will be
stuck with the bill, I attended a public presentation done at
the High School. When an attendance sheet was passed around I
provided my name, address, phone number and email. I expected,
quite naturally, to be advised of future meetings. I was not.
Edwin E Harrow
8 Spring Lane
Hopkinton, MA 01748
December 12, 2011
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into one quick
MIDDLESEX SAVINGS BANK APPOINTS TWO
HOPKINTON RESIDENTS TO NEW POSITIONS
NATICK, Mass. –
December 15, 2011 – Middlesex Savings Bank president John R.
Heerwagen has announced that Hopkinton residents John (Jack)
Dean and Kathleen A. Maroney have been elected officers of the
bank and promoted to new positions.
Dean has been
promoted to Community Banking Officer and manager of the
Middlesex branch at 235 Old Connecticut Path in Framingham. He
had been assistant manager of the bank’s branch in Holliston.
Before joining Middlesex in 2001 he was an assistant manager at
Citizens Bank. He also worked at Caldor Corporation as a
customer service manager.
A 1992 graduate of Emerson College,
Dean holds a bachelor degree in advertising with minors in both
public relations and mass communication. He is a board member of
the Hopkinton Lions Club and has volunteered for Metrowest
Habitat for Humanity. He resides in Hopkinton with his wife
Renee and daughter Linnea.
Maroney joined Middlesex Savings in 2011 and has been promoted
to vice president and manager of
lending in the bank’s commercial division. She works with
borrowers and lenders on the underwriting and management of
loans that have been enhanced and strengthened with assistance
from government agencies such as the United States Small
Business Administration, the United States Department of
Agriculture, and Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation.
A 1983 graduate of the University of Massachusetts with a degree
in economics, Maroney joined Middlesex Savings in 2011 after
four years as vice president and commercial services manager at
Metro Credit Union. Her extensive career in banking and finance
also includes nearly 20 years in credit, lending, and
relationship management positions at Multibank and its
successors BankBoston and Fleet.
She also served for two years as business development and
finance specialist for the Center for Women and Enterprise, and
she continues to share her professional expertise with women
entrepreneurs as a volunteer expert for The Story Exchange.
for something FREE to do during school vacation?
Join the Hopkinton
Demons for a FREE children’s ice skating lesson, free skate and
pizza party on Wednesday, December 28th
from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. at Navin Arena, Route 85 in Marlboro.
Kids aged 4-10 are welcome. Skaters must have helmet, skates and
mittens or gloves. No hockey gear or sticks allowed. For more
information contact Harry Keates at
For directions to the rink, visit
The Demons are Hopkinton’s official youth hockey organization.
Visit their website at
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Registration beginning Dec. 29
Registration for the
September 2012 Kindergarten class will be held at Center School
in Hopkinton on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011, 9:00- 2:00 p.m. and
Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, 3:30– 7:30 p.m.
A complete registration packet includes:
Student Information Sheet
Home Language Survey
Release of Information form
CORI form (volunteers)
Copy of birth certificate All forms are available online at:
Full-Day Kindergarten lottery applications will be
available at registration. We anticipate having more Full-Day
Kindergarten slots for 2012-13, but if necessary, a lottery for
available slots will be held "live" on February 2, 2012, 7:00
p.m. Full Day Kindergarten Information Night will be held on
Monday, Jan 23rd at 6:30 p.m. at the Hopkinton High
Payroll Taxes Controversy
for Beginners from the White House
If you make less than $1 million a year, you may want to watch
December 14, 2011 — This doe had one ear turned, like a radar
antenna, toward two vehicles passing the Hopkinton State Park
building to leave, that had stopped to watch the deer. The other
ear, as it is plain to see, was turned toward the photographer,
who had driven past, parked on the other side of the entry
building and exited his vehicle to take a photograph.
Below, the deer bounds into the
air to flee the paparazzi-like gathering. Deer are more active
during the rut, when the females are in estrus and the
males become more active in response. This area is in the waning
of the rut, but the herd is still very active. NOTE: Remember,
double-clicking on a word on page one reveals its definition and
pronunciation as well as sound.
Police Association Party for
Seniors a Success
Nancy L. Drawe
2011 — T’is the season to be jolly, merry, festive, holly, and
just plain ol’ happy! There’s been plenty to
be jolly about at the
SeniorCenter this past
week. The center is all decked out in preparation
for the holiday, looking pretty special for this Christmas
This year, the
much awaited Hopkinton Police Association’s annual Christmas
Party for Hopkinton’s senior citizens was held at the SeniorCenter on Saturday, December 10.
This tradition was started nine years ago, and it has become one
of the senior’s favorite events. This party was sort
of an off shoot from the Fishing Derby, starting many years ago.
There happened to be some extra money left over from the derby
donations, so Lemon decided it would be great to do something
nice for the seniors in town. His idea was to host a
Christmas party, so enlisted the help of off-duty police
officers and their families—wives and children of all ages, to
help make the night a great success. Officers Pat
O’Brien and Phil Powers are now the organizers of this special
night and they did a tremendous job! There’s always a wonderful
turkey dinner put on by John Tomasz from TJ’s and lots of great
prizes donated by many of the businesses in town. This
year the seniors enjoyed the donations from New View Landscaping
and Stonework, Golden Spoon, Weston Nurseries, Barbara Cerutti
and Colella’s, to name a few. There was even a raffle from
the Friends of the Seniors, with afghans made by the knitting
group and a grand prize, which was a Bose stereo system.
All the officers, their wives and children, served the meal to
close to 200 people “a la family style”—everyone was lending a
helping hand! The great room was filled with a sea of red
and white; everyone was in such a festive mood with their jingle
bell earrings and necklaces, Santa hats and Christmas clothing
galore. Pat O’Brien said, “The seniors look forward to
this; it’s a time where they can have fun, feel comfortable and
relaxed.” A wonderful time was had by all.
Many, many thanks go out to the Hopkinton Police Department for
hosting this wonderful Christmas party every year; they do such
an AWESOME job!
you’ll get to read my column about special Christmas memories.
That’s it for
now, so if you have any comments or suggestions, you can email
next time, have a great week!
Nancy Wood, 83
Nancy Wood, 83, of Hopkinton, passed away Monday,
December 12, 2011. Born in Cambridge and raised in Natick, she
was the daughter of the late Mary (Ferreira) and Frank Angelo.
She was the wife of the late Harold Wood. She was a bookkeeper
She is survived by her daughters, Kim Clark and her husband Boo
of Hopkinton, and Karen Carver and her fiancé Michael Willoughby
of Southborough. She also leaves behind her grandchildren,
Harold Carver III, Ashleigh Olson and her husband Patrick,
Meaghan Casey, Shannon Casey and Heather Clark. She is
predeceased by a sister, Rose Marie Angelo.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011 from 4-7 pm
Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton, 57 Hayden Rowe St.
A funeral home service will take place on Friday at 10 am.
Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Hopkinton.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bay Path Humane
Society, 5 Rafferty Rd. Hopkinton, MA. 01748.
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December 12, 2011 — These shucked fresh water clams on a rock in
Lake Maspenock were opened and eaten by gulls like the one in
the photo below (or by muskrats), as a result of them being
exposed in the mud during the lake's extreme draw-down this
year. It is done in hopes of killing the roots of invasive
weeds, which have overrun the 234-acre lake, when the seasonal
freeze comes. The draw down is being conducted by the
GOVERNOR PATRICK APPOINTS EXPERIENCED LEADER STEPHEN CROSBY AS
THE MASSACHUSETTS GAMING COMMISSION
BOSTON – Tuesday, December 13, 2011 – Governor Deval Patrick
today appointed Stephen Crosby as chair of the Massachusetts
Gaming Commission. A former CEO, secretary of Administration and
Finance and gubernatorial chief of staff, Crosby currently
serves as dean of the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and
Global Studies at UMass Boston.
“Steve Crosby possesses the integrity and strong management
skills we need to lead the new Gaming Commission,” said Governor
Patrick. “I trust Steve to build an organization that meets the
public’s high expectations and my own for integrity and
professionalism. I look forward to working with the attorney
general and treasurer on the remaining appointments.”
the chair of the newly created Commission, Crosby will lead the
implementation of expanded gaming in Massachusetts.
“It will be up to me and the Commission to assure both the
public and the participants in the gaming industry that the
process for developing expanded gaming in Massachusetts is
honest, transparent and fair,” said Crosby. “The Commonwealth
and its residents have much to gain, most particularly in the
creation of jobs.”
Crosby has served in a variety of senior leadership positions in
the private and public sectors, serving under both Republican
and Democratic governors. In May of 2000, Governor Paul Cellucci
appointed Crosby as his secretary of Administration and Finance.
In January 2002, acting Governor Jane Swift named Crosby chief
of staff. In 2006, Governor Deval Patrick named Crosby a
co-chair of the Patrick-Murray Administration’s budget and
finance transition team, implementing the initial policies that
have positioned Massachusetts as a national leader in fiscal
responsibility and economic recovery. In March of 2009, Governor
Patrick tapped Crosby to lead a review studying compensation of
top managers at the state’s quasi-public agencies and in 2010,
Crosby was picked by the state’s Supreme Judicial Court to serve
on a task force to review hiring practices of the Massachusetts
courts and probation department.
“This is a terrific appointment,” said former Governor
Cellucci. “Steve Crosby is a bright and effective leader and a
natural consensus seeker who will solicit all viewpoints
“Dean Crosby is a terrific choice for Governor Patrick,” said
UMass Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley. “His experience in
state government, contributions to the University of
Massachusetts Boston’s McCormack Graduate School and commitment
to sound public policy and good government will serve him well
as he embarks upon this new and challenging position.“
A successful entrepreneur and business executive, Crosby was
founder and publisher of CCI/Crosby Publishing in Boston. He has
served as chairman and CEO of technology and publishing
companies, including Interactive Radio Corp., Inc., SmartRoute
Systems, Inc., Crosby Vandenburgh Group and MetroGuide, Inc.
The expanded gaming legislation signed by Governor Patrick in
November 2011 allows for up to three destination resort casinos
in geographically-diverse locations, along with one slots
facility, competitively awarded statewide. The legislation
includes many of the principles Governor Patrick has advocated
for throughout the lengthy public debate on expanding gaming,
including transparent and competitive bidding of licenses,
maximizing long-term value to the Commonwealth, expanding jobs
and economic development benefits across all regions of the
state, protecting host communities and nearby regions,
addressing all social impacts and costs and ensuring rigorous
public safety, regulatory and enforcement mechanisms will be the
best in the country.
Through the legislation, the five-member Massachusetts Gaming
Commission was created as an independent body responsible for
implementing and overseeing the gaming licensing process with
the utmost integrity. The chair of the Commission is appointed
by the Governor and the attorney general and treasurer will each
appoint one member. The remaining two members will be appointed
by two out of the three appointing authorities. The Commission
must be bipartisan, with no more than three members representing
the same political party. The full Commission must be appointed
by March 21, 2012. Contributed content
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Basketball Fan Appreciation Night
Come Support Your Hillers
at the HHS Athletic Center!!
Friday December 16th 2011
Girls Varsity Basketball vs Medfield 5:00PM
Boys Varsity Basketball vs Medfield 6:30PM
ALL HOPKINTON RESIDENTS FREE
Donates TV to Respite Ceneter
December 13, 2011 — Yesterday, the Hopkinton Women's Club
donated a 42 flat panel to the Respite Center. The ladies
kneeling are women's club members who delivered the TV, Pam
McPherson, left, and Kathy Yankee. ~ Contributed
Advisory - Mass Pike Eastbound Accident - 8:10 am
At this time — 9:15 am — all lanes of traffic are open however,
traffic remains heavy.
December 13, 2011 — At this time,
8:08 am, troopers from the Massachusetts Turnpike are responding
to the eastbound side of Route 90, (118 mile marker) in Natick, for a three car collision with
non-life threatening injuries. The left travel lane will be
closed to allow for EMS to
provide medical services and to allow for clean up. Traffic is
reported to be heavy and the collision is expected to further
impact the commute. We will update you as we receive more
December 12, 2011 — This recent photo may look like the view off
the side of a barge steaming to the islands, but it is actually
the Hopkinton Reservoir as seen looking south from the boat
house rail at sunset one recent day.