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                     Spring Fling at Weston Nurseries

Saturday, March 23, 2013 through Sunday, March 24, 2013

Come celebrate this long awaited season with Weston Nurseries as we enter our 90th Year.  We have classes and workshops to educate experienced as well as budding horticulturalists and gardening goodies and spring decor to delight gardeners young and old.

Seminars for Gardeners

The Edible Garden, Saturday at 10:00 AM

Sweet Peet, Saturday at 12:00 PM

Workshops For Kids

Pine Cone Bird Feeders, Saturday at 11:00 AM

Shredded Paper Seed Starters, Sunday at 11:00 AM

Mommy and Me Tea Fairy Garden Workshop, Sunday at 2:00 PM

Workshops for Gardeners:

Succulent Dish Gardens, Sunday at 10:00 AM

Ask the Experts!



Dr. Earth

Jonathan Green

Sweet Peet

Local Businesses

The Candy Cottage

Wine Tasting

Update:  Garden Center Tent Sale postponed due to snow!

Event Location


93 East Main Street (Rte 135)
Hopkinton, MA 01748


Annual Easter Egg Hunt


 The Easter Bunny makes his annual visit to Hopkinton on Saturday, March 30 for the Parks and Recreation’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt.  The event, which is sponsored by Hopkinton Drug, will be held at 11am sharp on the Town Common.  The Easter Egg Hunt is for Hopkinton preschool to 2nd grade children.  Please bring your own basket or bag to collect the candy and Special Prize Eggs.  There is no registration or fee for this event.  The Easter Bunny will be available on the common for picture taking.  In case of inclement weather please come to Hopkinton Drug to visit with the Easter Bunny and receive your treats. 


See what three major events are taking place Thursday night by checking the Interactive Calendar, always at the top.

 File photo.



The Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) will be holding their annual Against the Tide swim, walk, run, kayak fundraising event again in summer 2013.  The morning event consists of competitive and recreational swim, kayak, walk, and run components.  Back for a second year, participants can choose an Aquathlon "Splash and Dash" event consisting of a competitive 1-mile swim and competitive 5K or 10K run. 

The Metro Boston Against the Tide event will be held at DCR's Hopkinton State Park on Saturday June 22nd in Hopkinton, MA.  The annual Cape Cod Against the Tide event will be held at DCR's Nickerson State Park on Saturday, August 17th in Brewster, MA.  Both events start at 7:00am and end at 12:00 noon.  Please visit www.mbcc.org/swim  or call 800-649-MBCC for more information or to register.


  Police Incident/Arrest Log - Most Recent First  


Updated Wednesday, March 20, 2013


The Hopkinton Police were involved in the following incidents, which are not included in the detail report below.

1 Time the Police assisted the Fire Department, another department, town, or outside Police agency.

5 Motor Vehicle/Person/Home Checks.

2 Motor Vehicle Accident without personal injury.

5 Disabled Motor Vehicles.

1 Time the Police assisted with an Animal Call.

1 Motor Vehicle Complaint Application.


Arrest Log

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

9:21 pm Officer Peter Booth arrested Joseph P. Harris Jr., 37, of Whittenton Street, Taunton, on West Main Street and charged him with Operating a Motor Vehicle With License Suspended.


Monday, March 18, 2013

12:41 pm Officer John Moran arrested Josenei Geremais Dasilva, 39, of Wilson Drive, Framingham, on Thayer Heights Road and charged him with Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle and Operating a Motor Vehicle With License Revoked as HTO.


Incident Log

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

8:18 pm Officer Peter Booth stopped a motor vehicle on Main Street and subsequently arrested a 37 year old male from Taunton and charged him with Operating a Motor Vehicle With License Suspended.

11:38 am A walk-in from Davis Road spoke with Detective Timothy Brennan regarding harassment.


Monday, March 18, 2013

11:54 am Officer John Moran stopped a motor vehicle on Thayer Heights Road and subsequently arrested a 39 year old male from Framingham and charged him with Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle and Operating a Motor Vehicle With License Revoked as HTO.

5:18 am A caller from South Street reported a past breaking and entering to a building. Officer Linda Higgins responded and took a report.



Felix Looks to Kickstart Production of MonkeyOh

"Designed to be fun and useful"  — Hopkinton resident and CEO of Felix, Chris Michaud


Boston, Mass. (March 19, 2013) — Technology accessories brand Felix announced today the launch of its first Kickstarter project for its newest product innovation - MonkeyOh, a versatile dock, stand, and cord wrap for smartphones. MonkeyOh can hold any iPhone or iPod Touch up at the outlet while it’s charging, with its cord wrapped neatly around. Oh, hello counter space!


With industry estimates that there will be 1.4 billion active smartphones by the end of 2013, the new product serves an exploding market and continues to fulfill the Felix commitment to make technology easier to use. In addition to working seamlessly with your Apple device, you can also use MonkeyOh with nearly any smartphone with the addition of the Apple power adapter needed for use in “dock” mode.


“Phones have taken over our lives and, unfortunately, our counter and desk space, too. We designed MonkeyOh to be both fun and useful,” explained Hopkinton resident Chris Michaud (photo), CEO at Felix. “MonkeyOh eliminates the cord clutter by keeping your iPhone and cord off the counter and happily charging. No more searching for your cord or having it clutter your kitchen counter.”


MonkeyOh is the company’s first product to launch on the crowdsourcing site, Kickstarter.com. MonkeyOh is a line extension joining the company’s tablet and e-reader stands, including the popular MonkeyDo, which debuted last holiday season at retailers including Staples and Amazon. MonkeyOh will be available in black and white.


“We’re really excited about launching on Kickstarter,” Michaud said. “We’ve been enamored with the site for a while and inspired by the online community that backs such an eclectic mix of products. We thought MonkeyOh would be a great product to bring to life via Kickstarter.”


Smartphone accessory revenues accounted for $20 billion in 2012, more than half of the $36 billion in total aftermarket accessories revenues according to ABI Research. “The increasing penetration of smartphones is driving a shift in accessory design toward smart accessories that drive higher levels of consumer interaction, product, and brand recognition,” according to ABI analyst Michael Morgan. 


Michaud is leveraging his career in product innovation to create technology accessory products that make technology more user-friendly. In fact, all Felix products must pass a “Smile Test” indicating a positive emotional response to the product design. 


“Smartphone users typically have cords on counters, which is messy and takes up valuable space, but we all need to charge our phones,” Michaud explained. “We want your smartphone to have a clean, fun spot to charge at the end of the day. And MonkeyOh has such a great personality, we think folks will enjoy having it there even when their smartphone isn’t on it.”




Boston, MA – The ceremony to present the “Winners Olive Wreaths” to the Boston Marathon Association will take place on April 11, 2013. . The ceremony will be held at the Greek Consulate Boston, according to the Honorable Consul General of Greece, Ilias Fotopoulos.


The four olive branch wreaths will be used to crown the winners of 117th running of the Boston Marathon. The olive branch wreaths were grown, cut, and assembled into winners’ wreaths in Greece, and delivered as a gift from the country of Greece. It was 490BC in Greece that the Greek messenger Pheidippides ran 26 miles from the battle plain of Marathon to Athens announcing the Greek victory over the invading Persian army. And it was in Greece in 1896 that the first modern Olympic Marathon was run retracing Pheidippides path. This race inspired Boston to hold its first Boston Marathon in 1897.


The Greek victory at Marathon is recognized as a critical event in the preservation of Greek civilization and its political system known as democracy. Ancient Olympic winners were crowned with victors’ wreaths, and the Boston Marathon continues this ancient tradition in the city often referred-to as the “Athens of America”.


Bond Bill to Fund Hopkinton Public Library

Renovation and Expansion Now Pending


   March 19, 2013, Hopkinton, Mass.  

 Representative Carolyn Dykema is a co-sponsor a bond bill of $150 million, a portion of which will help fund the renovation and expansion of Hopkinton Public Library.   When approved by the House and Senate and as funds become available through the Governor’s Capital Plan, the bill will provide $150 million in funding to projects currently on the Waiting List of the Library Construction Grant program offered through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC).  Hopkinton Public Library is currently 5th on the Waiting List.   “I am proud to be a co-sponsor of H.2996 which will help provide crucial funding to meet the growing demand for library services,” said Representative Dykema.  “Libraries are vital and vibrant centers, connecting residents of all ages within our community to each other and to the resources they need to keep us growing.”  


The funding for Library Construction Grants is part of a general government bond bill for $928 million to support a wide range of capital projects in the FY 2013-2017 Capital Investment Plan filed by the Patrick-Murray Administration on March 15, 2013.   “The Patrick-Murray Administration recognizes the ongoing need to provide equal access to information and resources to all the Commonwealth’s residents, especially in this digital age,” said MBLC Director Robert Maier.  The MBLC reports that, during the past decade, library usage has soared with a 50% increase in library visits and a 29% increase in circulation.  The Massachusetts Public Library Construction Program works with local communities to assist them in building, renovating, or expanding their local library so that it can meet residents' needs well into the future.  Funds for Hopkinton Library could be available as soon as July 2015. 


Constructed in 1895, Hopkinton Public Library was last renovated and expanded in 1967 when it was joined with the adjacent Episcopal Church, bringing the library to its current size of 5,783 square feet.  On July 14, 2011, the MBLC approved Hopkinton’s plan for the renovation and expansion of Hopkinton Public Library and awarded Hopkinton a $4.5 million Library Construction Grant, approximately 45% of the $10.2 million total cost of the library building project.   Once completed, Hopkinton Public Library will provide a modern, accessible facility that meets the current and future needs of the community, while preserving and highlighting the architectural features of the beloved original 1895 building and the Episcopal Church added in 1967. ~ Contributed.



Sustainable Green Committee to Host Fruit Street Solar Presentation

Senior Center this Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 7:30pm


My fellow solar enthusiasts:

I'd like to invite you to a presentation from the Hopkinton Sustainable Green Committee at the Senior Center this Thursday at 7:30pm.  The HSGC has proposed that the town lease approximately 23 acres of the Fruit Street sand pit for a solar farm that would supply 90% of Hopkinton's municipal electricity usage.  This will be an article on the warrant for the upcoming Town Meeting and we are hoping for your support.  These are some of the highlights: 
HSGC anticipates cutting Hopkinton's annual electric bill nearly in half for the next 20 years.  Annual savings are expected to be approximately $400,000.

Will generate no noise, no pollution, no traffic and no additional school loading.

Will not be visible from Fruit Street.

The current Fruit Street master plan indicates parcels 8 and 9 as affordable, market rate and senior housing.  The director of Land Use and Planning has indicated that because of developments at Legacy Farms and another behind the Dynasty on Lumber St, Hopkinton will likely not need to create additional affordable housing in the immediate future.  Depending on the size of the install, there would be at least 20 acres still available for additional housing if needed.

Two professional site surveys have shown all 13 acres of Parcel 9 (affordable housing) and 10 out of 31 acres in Parcel 8 (market rate and senior housing) as having excellent solar potential. 

Unlike a soccer field, school, or DPW, this is not a permanent commitment.  In 20 years when the lease expires, the Town can choose to buy it for $1 and  keep it running (with essentially free electricity), or decommission everything using money placed in escrow by the developer.  The Town could then develop the property as it sees fit.

Massachusetts arguably has the best solar incentives in the country and 18 other MA communities are currently pursuing similar projects.

Once again, we would appreciate your support.  Please come to the meeting to find out more and have your questions answered.

Thanks again

Andy Boyce - Chairman, Hopkinton Sustainable Green Committee (and formerly Solar Coach)


Missing Dog from Wildlife Drive since Sunday night, 3/17: RewardMissing Dog from Wildlife Drive since Sunday night, 3/17: Reward


My wonderful dog got out of our fenced-in yard last night because the weather distorted our gate and it unlatched. She is a sweetie and we miss her a lot.

The authorities in 4 towns know about her and with the snow tonight, we are terribly worried. A caller tonight said this morning she was on Ash Street heading to 85 which means she is moving away from East Hopkinton.

Meggie is a young Kerry blue terrier who looks like a Poodle or Mini-Schnauzer; dark grey/black undertones. Friendly but might be unsure about approaching people. 19 inches at the shoulders, @35 pounds.  Microchipped, no collar. 

Contact 508-265-7891 or 508-259-8017 or 508-435-7113 or contact local police or animal control.


The Calm...


March 18, 2013 — The location of the mallard couple above can be inferred by the reflection of the building in the background through the striated water and ice somewhere on West main Street. It is the calm before the expected storm.


Late Celebration

March 18, 2013 — Louise Mayer and Hank Allessio chat, as the entertainers break down in the background, following Monday's St. Patrick's Day Celebration, albeit a day late, at the Hopkinton Senior Center. About 75 people were treated to a traditional Irish-American boiled dinner and entertainment by the Irish folk duo, Glenshane.



Joseph Tucci recognized for Leading by Example in Diversity and Inclusion


BOSTON, MAJoseph Tucci, Chairman of the Board and Ceo of EMC Corporation located in Hopkinton Ma, is being honored for his contribution and commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workforce and marketplace. The Tuesday March 26th event, held at the Emerald Lounge at the Back Bay Revere Hotel, marks the 5th Anniversary of Get Konnected!, Boston’s only urban professional and business networking event for professionals of culturally diverse backgrounds.  


Tucci is among eight other CEO’s, executives, and political figures being honored in five Diversity and Inclusion categories: 

  • Public and Political Diversity and Inclusion

(Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and John Walsh, Massachusetts Democratic Committee)

  • Corporate Board Diversity and Inclusion

(Richard Holbrook, Chairman, and Bob Rivers, CEO, Eastern Bank)

  • Global Workforce Diversity and Inclusion

(Joseph Tucci, Chairman, and Jacqueline Glenn, Global Chief Diversity Officer, EMC)

  • Local Marketplace Diversity and Inclusion

  • (Andrew Dreyfus, President & CEO, and Juliette Mayers, Executive Director, Multicultural Marketing, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts)

  • Career Development Diversity and Inclusion

(Phyllis Barajas, Founder, Conexion)


Real Estate Transactions for Hopkinton, Massachusetts


Compiled  for HopNews.com by Eric Montville © 2013 All Rights Reserved

New Transactions from March 12, 2013 to March 18, 2013






3 John Matthews Road Philip A. Cohen, Laura J. Cohen $1,000,000 March 15, 2013 Richard B. Noyes TR, Bartlett Realty Trust
306 West Main Street Andrea M. Mossman $362,000 March 12, 2013 Miller Street Farm LLC

Last Week

No Transactions        

Previous Transactions

26 Elizabeth Road Vaibhav S. Dabade, Swathi Subramanian $1,145,000 March 1, 2013 Bryan D. Eger, Catherine J. Eger
87 Ash Street Lynn Taylor, Lynn Taylor 2008 Family Trust $333,200 February 28, 2013 Dennis Sullivan, Kimberly Sullivan
13 Thayer Heights Road Paul Edward Lucy Jr., Karen M. Lucy $437,000 February 28, 2013 Southgate LLC
15 Weybridge Lane, Unit 26C Beth Shopnick $265,000 February 28, 2013 Scott Cellupico, Laura Cellupico


  Police Incident/Arrest Log - Most Recent First  


   Updated Monday, March 18, 2013


The Hopkinton Police were involved in the following incidents, which are not included in the detail report below.

7 Motor Vehicle/Person/Home Checks.

1 Motor Vehicle Accident without personal injury.

4 Disabled Motor Vehicles.

2 Time the Police assisted with an Animal Call.


Arrest Log

Sunday, March 17, 2013

4:11 am Officer John Moran arrested Christina Anne Wheelwright, 32, of Pine Street, Danvers, on Hayden Rowe Street and charged her with Marked Lanes Violation and OUI Liquor.

1:41 am Officer John Moran arrested Gregory Allan Tatro, 35, of Auclair Street, Blackstone, on Cedar Street and charged her with Operating a Motor Vehicle With License Suspended, Subsequently Offense.


Saturday, March 16, 2013

5:57 pm Officer Peter Booth arrested Thomas F. Hartwell, 21, of Blueberry Hill Road, Medway, on Main Street for a Warrant.


Incident Log

Sunday, March 17, 2013

12:48 pm A caller reported an erratic operator on Meadowland Drive. Officer Patrick O'Brien responded and issued a verbal warning for operating an unregistered motor vehicle.

10:58 am Officer Gregg DeBoer took a report of a hit and run motor vehicle accident on Main Street.

10:28 am A caller complained about generators running in Legacy Farms. Officer David Shane checked the area and advised that there was no town by-law being violated.

9:28 am A caller reported a possible violation of a town by-law on East Main Street. Officer David Shane responded and spoke with two workers.

3:09 am Officer John Moran stopped a motor vehicle on Hayden Rowe Street and subsequently arrested a 32 year old female from Danvers and charged her with Marked Lanes Violation and OUI Liquor.

12:56 am Officer John Moran stopped a motor vehicle on Cedar Street and subsequently arrested a 35 year old male from Blackstone and charged him with Operating a Motor Vehicle With License Suspended, Subsequently Offense.

Saturday, March 16, 2013

5:15 pm While doing traffic enforcement on Main Street, Officer Peter Booth stopped a motor vehicle and subsequently arrested a 21 year old male from Medway for a Warrant.

2:44 pm A resident of Fruit Street reported that he returned home to find a vehicle parked in front of their house with a woman in it. She stated that her son was doing a school project and needed some pictures of their property. The resident found out that the young boy was up in their hay loft of the barn.

11:58 am There was a second complaint of a male driving a dirt bike at a high rate of speed on Pendulum Pass with people dragging on the back. Officer Gregg DeBoer responded and spoke with the operator.

11:40 am A caller reported that a woman in a light blue vehicle stopped in the middle of Lumber Street, got out and threw a microwave on the side of the road. Officer Gregg DeBoer responded but was unable to locate the vehicle. The DPW was notified about the microwave.

11:35 am A caller reported that a male was driving a dirt bike up and down Raven Wood at a high rate of speed. Officer Gregg DeBoer checked the area with a negative find.

8:55 am A motorist reported that a wire on Main Street just snapped and hit his vehicle. Officer Gregg DeBoer responded and advised that it was a cable wire.

1:01 am A caller from West Main Street reported that a man outside his vehicle may need help. Officer Jacob Campbell checked the area with a negative find.


Friday, March 15, 2013

9:01 pm A 911 caller reported a roll over motor vehicle accident with personal injury on Spring Street. Four officers responded and advised that the patient was transported to the hospital.

7:36 pm Sgt. John Porter spoke with a person at Legacy Farms regarding his license status. The individual stated that he would have someone pick him and his vehicle up.

7:06 pm A caller reported that a vehicle was acting erratically, passing many other vehicles in a “no passing” zone on Hayden Rowe Street. Officer Aaron O'Neil checked the area with a negative find.

5:20 pm Two officers spoke with a resident of Wood Street regarding a suspicious motor vehicle.

5:00 pm A walk-in from Wood Street spoke with two officers regarding larceny of a wedding band and several other items.

1:21 pm A caller reported that his daughter advised him of a tree crew blocking most of Teresa Road, creating a hazard. Officer Patrick O'Brien responded and advised that the two trucks were not causing a hazard at this time.

11:06 am Officer Philip Powers moved a cable wire from the roadway on Main Street.


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Ann M. (Hession) McKenzie, 71

FRAMINGHAM - Ann M. (Hession) McKenzie, 71, died Friday March 15, 2013 at St. Patrick's Manor. She was the widow of John A. McKenzie, who died January 21, 2013.


Born in Galway, Ireland, she was the daughter of the late John and Nora (Kaven) Hession.  She enjoyed painting, crocheting and arts and crafts.  She also loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.


She is survived by her daughters Ellen Thomas and her husband Eric of Hopkinton, Laura Zichella and her husband Raymond of Ashland, Susan Silva and her husband Daniel of Wrentham; and her son John McKenzie of Chicago. She also leaves her grandchildren Ryan, McKenzie, Angela, Riley, Colleen, Evan and Miranda. In addition, she leaves her sister Helen Stanley of Walpole and her brothers David Hession of Natick and Kevin Hession of Upton.


Relatives and friends are invited to a funeral Mass on Wednesday, March 20 at 10:00 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church, 20 Church Street, Hopkinton.  Burial will follow in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Hopkinton.  The Callanan Cronin Funeral Home, 34 Church St., Hopkinton, is in charge of arrangements.


Donations may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, 29 Crafts Street, Suite 450, Newton, MA  02458.


Hopkinton Will Be Well Represented at DI State Championship Tournament


Photo L to R:  Neal Patel, Gigi Prabhakaran, Aren Arakelian, Patrick Webb, Haley Bernardo, Sara Dunn (missing Izzy Puri)

March 17, 2013 — Hopkinton saw four teams win gold yesterday at the Destination Imagination regional tournament held in Uxbridge, MA.  These four teams will go on to represent Hopkinton at the Massachusetts State Championship Tournament to be held Easter weekend at Worcester Polytechnical Institute (WPI.)


Destination Imagination (DI) is an international program which encourages teams of learners from elementary through high school to have fun, take risks, focus, and work on challenges while incorporating STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), the arts, and service learning.   Through the DI challenges, team members learn patience, flexibility, persistence, ethics, respect for others and their ideas, and the collaborative problem solving process.  This year teams could choose from six core challenges which they work on from mid-fall through spring and then compete against other teams from their region in their age category.


This year, Hopkinton sent eleven teams to the Region 7 tournament in Uxbridge, competing in challenges such as “In the Zone” where teams had to design and build small vehicles that are able to reliably and accurately travel specific distances, and “Real to Reel” where teams had to design and carry out a project to address a community need and create a film to document their project.  “I’m very proud of how all the teams did this year,” said Linda Holly, Hopkinton DI Coordinator.  “No matter the outcome, the kids are all winners.  DI is not about winning or placing, it’s about having fun, learning to work as a team, working to solve long-term and short term problems – lessons  they’ll use all through life.”


Elementary school level teams going on to the State Tournament include the fifth grade team from the Hopkins School of Akila Sanjay, Michael Giusti, Ananth Sanjay, Mihika Abraham.  This team competed in a structural engineering challenge where they had to build a structure that could survive a serious hit while holding weight.  Also from the Hopkins School, the team of Mirabella Paolucci, Paige Lavelanet, Sara Bernardo, Adrina Arakelian, Mia Sannicandro, Ceara Perry, and Alyssa Souza, won first place for their challenge, creating a five minute improvisational skit focused on different communication techniques. (Click thumbnail, left, to enlarge 4th grade team)


Representing Hopkinton Middle School, the 8th grade team (click thumbnail to enlarge) of Heather Holly, Emma Griffiths, Elise Kiszla, Riley Strickland, and Erin Webb took home first place for their science challenge in which they explored how the science of wind energy can be used to make kinetic art move while integrating wind energy research into their performance.


The middle school 6th grade team of Aren Arakelian, Haley Bernardo, Sara Dunn, Neal Patel, Gigi Prabhakaran, Izzy Puri, and Patrick Webb, won first place in their Project Outreach: Real to Reel project.  This team selected a community service project and chose Project Just Because as their focus.  During the holiday season, they collected over 100 toys for needy children and raised over $800 for Project Just Because.  They documented their project in a short film and participated in a live press conference.  In addition to their win, they were also awarded a Destination Imagination DaVinci Award, the highest level of DI award, given to those having a unique approach to a solution, risk taking, and/or outstanding creativity.  This team was also awarded with a Spirit of DI Award given in recognition of those who act as superior role models in the areas of spirit, sportsmanship, and volunteerism.  It is extremely rare to win a DaVinci Award and even rarer to win both a DaVinci and a Spirit of DI Award.


The Destination Imagination State Championship Tournament will be held at WPI on March 30th.   More information on DI can be found at www.madikids.org.

Spring Cleaning

March 17, 2013 — This bird flying above the Legacy Farms construction site is carrying something, perhaps tidying up a bit, much like most workers do after they leave a job site for the day.


Upper Charles Trail

March 17, 2013 — The Hopkinton Trails Club walked the Upper Charles Trail this afternoon with members of Hopkinton’s Upper Charles Trail committee and the chair of Milford’s UCT committee, making the group total, including the dog, 17 walkers.


Ellen's now-famous Irish soda bread

St. Patrick's Day, Sunday, March 17 2013
Boiled Dinner: Corned beef, boiled potato, cabbage, carrots, turnip and...
Ellen's now-famous Irish soda bread
Green Beer

Stop by anytime all day
229 Hayden Rowe Street



The Winners

This fifth grade team from Hopkinton finished first place in the Engineering Challenge at Saturday’s Destination Imagination Tournament. The next step is the State Tournament at W.P.I on March 30th.

Left to Right: Akila Sanjay, Michael Giusti, Ananth Sanjay, Mihika Abraham. Contributed content

Marathon on Tuesday's Agenda




March 17, 2013 — The Hopkinton Board of Selectmen will have the Boston Marathon on their minds when they meet Tuesday to accept a gift of $85,000 from Tom Grilk, President of the the Boston Athletic Association, organizers of the B.A.A. Boston Marathon, and their sponsor, John Hancock, for expenses expected to be incurred as a result of Hopkinton's support activities for the Patriot's Day race.

      In addition, the selectmen will issue a parade permit for April 8, 2013 to close Ash Street to Fenton, and park Street for the unveiling of the Hoyt statue in front of Center School, as well as a permit for the running of the race itself on April 15, 2013. File photos.