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Memorial Day 2024, in Pictures

Hopkinton photographer Christine Strickland captures the spirit of this day of remembrance.

Troop 4 Takes on Greylock

Troop 4 hiked Greylock this weekend.

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HHS Inventors Earn US Patent for Unique Dual Battery Flashlight

Doug Scott's Honors Engineering class at Hopkinton High School, where Nicolette Buonora and Lauren Strechay, the only two girls enrolled, developed a notable invention during remote learning amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Inspired by a pen's mechanism, they designed a multifunctional flashlight with a dual battery system to aid those working in low-light conditions. Their project, facilitated by collaborations with local police and fueled by competitive invention conventions, earned them several awards and a US patent. Now, as they proceed to pursue engineering degrees, they also serve as role models at national invention events.

First Communion

Last weekend, second graders from Hopkinton celebrated their first communion at Saint John the Evangelist.

The Untold Story of Judy Hoyt, Champion of the Disabled

Judy Hoyt was a relentless advocate for people with disabilities. Her work inspired and transformed the lives of thousands of Americans.

On Being a Trans Female Teenager in Hopkinton

Saffron, a 17-year-old transgender female, has endured a complicated, challenging journey even at her young age. Born a biological male named, Saffron suffered from mild autism and battled isolation and confusion, especially as she grappled with issues of gender identity. Despite the difficult phone call to her parents announcing her non-binary status and subsequent struggles against societal norms and prejudices, Saffron has remained strong and aims to work with youth struggling with similar issues one day. Despite everything, she is clear that one's gender identity doesn't determine their worth.

Hopkinton Church Leans in, Delivers Holiday Gifts for 630 Children

On November 29, Faith Community Church donated holiday gifts to assist 267 disadvantaged families through Project Just Because. Launched in October, the church's giving campaign enabled members to "adopt" families, fulfilling their holiday wish lists. The gesture is part of an annual tradition, last year benefiting 500 children. Items requested ranged from toys to essential supplies like food and diapers. The program is among the largest run by Project Just Because, which delivered more than 27,556 holiday gifts last year.

Hopkinton’s Recupero is a US International, Headed to Portugal

Eighth-grader Will Recupero from Hopkinton has been chosen to represent the USA in the U-15 Men's National Soccer Team. Selected for the 20-man roster, Recupero will play in an international tournament against Italy, Scotland, and Portugal. Following intensive training and standout performances, he's one step closer to fulfilling his lifelong dream of playing for the US Men's National Team.

Trendel Runs to Connect Pediatric Cancer Patients and Navy SEALs

Hopkinton's Gary Trendel has entered the 128th Boston Marathon, running to support One Summit,...

Hopkinton’s Kate Sanetra-Butler wins 2023 Feminist In Action Award

Dignity Matters Founder and Hopkinton resident Kate Sanetra-Butler received the 2023 Feminist In Action Award. The honor recognizes her efforts towards gender equality through her work in providing menstrual care to local women and girls in Massachusetts.

Turkey Bowl calls for Teams

The annual Turkey Bowl is expanding to include more teams this year. The fun event will be held Friday, November 24 at HHS.

Weekend Watch: Roasting a Whole Lamb

Learning how to roast an entire lamb is not just about the culinary process; it's also about understanding cultural traditions, mastering various cooking techniques, and appreciating the value of communal dining. 

Project Empathy Takes the Stage at HCA

Molly Cote, HHS class of 2014, helps communities build empathy, one story at a time.

Hopkinton Family Day Schedule Posted

Friends of Hopkinton have released the schedule of events for the upcoming Hopkinton Family Day, to be held this Saturday, September 23.

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Brennan hired by Milford PD

Milford PD announces that Tim Brennan has been sworn in as an officer.

Lazarus Announces Main Street Transformer Delivery

Town Manager Elaine Lazarus announces that the transformers promised by Eversource will finally be delivered.

Weston Nurseries’ Wayne Mezitt passes at 81

Wayne Mezitt, former owner of Weston Nurseries, has died.

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