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One More Piece of the Puzzle?

July 10, 2014 — The Rumor Mill has it on good authority, and the principals are not denying the basic idea, that Greg and Kathy Mazur, who purchased 38-42 Main Street and 5 Walcott, as well as 7 Walcott Street ( And then demolished it.), are in negotiations with Nealon family representatives  to purchase the building at 30-34 Main Street, which houses Vinny's New York Pizza and some residential renters. But according to all parties involved, you'll be eating your pizza for sometime to come, because the process, if it even comes to fruition, is in its infancy.

            A lot of planning has already gone into a conceptual design (below) and engineering for plans that did not account for the inclusion of the Nealon building.

           Because the Nealon building is a mixed use with residences on the second floor,  the design for the new Mazur building could not include a 0-foot side setback, which is allowed in the Downtown Business zone, and which can be seen on the opposite side setback, along the Hopkinton Drug lot line. This condition restricted the frontage that the building would have on Main Street to about half that of the Nealon building.

           So, if the Nealon building becomes part of the Mazur plan and is demolished, then it would more than double the usable frontage for a new building on Main Street, because the need for a side setback would go away. But there are hurdles.

            There is a commercial tenant in the building. In addition, commercial properties need soil testing when sold, and if demolished, this building will be no piece of cake, because its covered with asbestos shingles.

            As one of the principals said today, "It is not a done deal."

           

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Hopkinton Student Makes Spring Honor Roll at Exeter

 

The following local student was named to the Phillips Exeter Academy honor roll for the spring 2014 term.

Caroline Sullivan, grade 10, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sullivan of Hopkinton, MA, earned Highest Honors for the spring 2014 term.

To qualify for the honor roll, students must maintain an overall average of (B), or a grade between 8.0 – 8.9 on an 11-point scale. High honors are given for grades 9.0 – 9.9 (B+); highest honors are given for grades 10.0 ‑ 11 (A‑).

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Trooper Comes Upon Engulfed Jeep

 

July 9, 2014 — Last evening, at approximately 11:45 p.m., Trooper Mark Hogan came upon a fully engulfed 2001 Jeep Wrangler in the woodline on Route 3 Southbound, South of Exit 2 in Plymouth. Trooper Hogan was assisted on scene by Troopers Andrew DaSilva, Brandyn Henson and Terry Nugent.

Upon arrival Troopers discovered all occupants had exited the burning vehicle, one with severe burns who was subsequently transported to Brigham & Women’s Hospital.

The remaining facts and circumstances are still under investigation by Troopers from the Bourne Barracks.

State Police were also assisted on scene by Plymouth Fire & EMS Departments. MSP Press Release and photo.

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WANTED: Violin, Viola and Cello players

The Rivers Symphony Orchestra, a community orchestra in Weston, is currently seeking violin, viola, and cello players for the 2014-2015 concert season. Both students and adults are welcome; please contact David Tierney, conductor at 781-235-6840 or d.tierney@rivers.org  to set up an informal audition.

Rehearsals are Monday evenings during the academic year from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. at The Rivers School Conservatory, 333 Winter Street, Weston, MA. There are four concerts each season including two in New England Conservatory’s acoustically-rich Jordan Hall.

For concert repertoire and more information, visit www.riversschoolconservatory.org/rso .

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Police Incident Log - Updated July 9, 2014

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Incident Log

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

7:01 pm A walk-in reported that he was just in a motor vehicle accident and while he was reaching to grab an item the other vehicle took off. Officer Aaron O'Neil checked the area for the vehicle with a negative find.

6:41 pm A 911 caller reported a suspicious motor vehicle at Legacy Farms. Officer Aaron O'Neil checked the area with a negative find.

6:05 pm A Wood Street resident spoke with Officer Matthew McNeil regarding a phone scam.

4:43 pm The Fire Department reported that a motor vehicle had gone over a wall on Stone Crossing Way and was now stuck on the wall. Officer Aaron O'Neil responded to assist and advised that the vehicle was winched out.

9:28 am A resident of Pleasant Street reported the odor of natural gas in their garage and that all the occupants had been evacuated. Officer Philip Powers responded to assist the Fire Department.

1:28 am Officer Linda Higgins checked and spoke with two individuals who were on the Loop Road field.

Monday, July 7, 2014

6:09 pm A walk-in reported being a victim of an internet scam. Officer Aaron O'Neil spoke with her and wrote a report.

6:08 pm A caller reported that a number of youths were hanging out in a location on Elm Street that they were not supposed to be. Officer Matthew McNeil responded and checked the area with a negative find.

5:16 pm A 911 caller reported that a dog was left in a hot motor vehicle on West Main Street. Officer Matthew McNeil responded and advised that the vehicle was leaving upon his arrival.

5:02 pm Officer Matthew McNeil spoke with the operator of a disabled motor vehicle on West Main Street.

4:47 pm A caller reported a disabled motor vehicle just over the town line on Fruit Street. The Westborough Police Department were notified.

4:05 pm A caller reported that a man was digging in the woods on Granite Street. Officer Aaron O'Neil checked the area but could not find anyone digging.

11:59 am Officer Patrick O'Brien responded to Main Street to assist with a minor motor vehicle accident.

11:26 am A Lincoln Street resident reported that a motor vehicle had been parked in front of his house for the past 24 hours. A message was left with the owner of the vehicle.

10:35 am Officer Stephen Buckley responded to Wood Street to check on a town by-law violation.

10:26 am Officer Stephen Buckley assisted with traffic on Wood Street while a construction crew loaded a piece of heavy equipment.

9:29 am A resident of Spring Street reported a small dog running loose in the area. Officer Stephen Buckley responded and spoke with the dog's owner at a construction site.

8:10 am A caller reported that a large tree limb was leaning on the wires on Frankland Road. Officer Patrick O'Brien checked the area and notified the electrical company.

12:09 am A 911 caller from Downey Street complained about a loud party. Two officers responded and spoke with the home owner who stated that they were wrapping up for the night.

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There’s Still Time to Host a Fresh Air Child in Central Massachusetts

June 30th, 2014 marked the beginning of Fresh Air summer experiences for thousands of inner-city children and their volunteer host families as The Fresh Air Fund kicked off its 138th summer of serving New York City children. By volunteering as a host family in Central Massachusetts, you can share the pure joys of summer with a Fresh Air child in your own backyard! The Fresh Air Fund is currently seeking more families to give inner-city children a Fresh Air experience this summer.

Fresh Air summers are filled with children running barefoot through the grass, gazing at star-filled skies or swimming for the first time. Each summer, over 4,000 inner-city children visit suburban, rural and small town communities across 13 states from Virginia to Maine and Canada through The Fresh Air Fund’s Volunteer Host Family Program.

“Being able to run around outside is a freeing experience for our Fresh Air child. I still enjoy watching her face as she takes joy in the simple things, like roasting a marshmallow or jumping into the lake,” says a Fresh Air host mom.

The Fresh Air Fund, an independent, not-for-profit agency, has provided free summer experiences to more than 1.8 million New York City children from low-income communities since 1877. Fresh Air children are boys and girls, from six to 18 years old, who live in New York City. Children on first-time visits are six to 12 years old and stay for one or two weeks. Children who are reinvited by host families may continue with The Fresh Air Fund through age 18 and can enjoy extended trips. Over 65 percent of all children are reinvited to stay with their host families, year after year.

For more information on hosting a Fresh Air child, please contact Anna Doiron at 508-887-1826 or visit The Fresh Air Fund online at www.freshair.org .

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Update From WMRC Radio: Alex, the Fino pool victim, passed away last night (July 7, 2014). He fought a tough fight and hung on as long as he could. Services are being arranged at this point and details are to follow. A page will be set up to help raise funds for a proper service for Alex. Any and all support is greatly appreciated at this time. The family wants the public to remember Alex as the fun loving and happy boy that he was. Any questions or information can be directed to Amy Kurzontkowski amyk121780@yahoo.com

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July 7, 2014 — Ellen and Colm Scanlon continue to dress up their place on Hayden Rowe Street, making it more and more inviting each day.
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Real Estate Transactions for Hopkinton and Surrounding Towns

Compiled for HopNews.com © 2014 All Rights Reserved
New Transactions from June 30, 2014 - July 7, 2014
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Address
Buyer
Price
Date
Seller
Hopkinton
105A East Main Street Haines LLC $120,000 July 3, 2014 Darlene Haines, Jacqueline G. Norton,
Richard W. Norton Jr. Trust
11 Paul Revere Path unit 8C Xiaofeng Tang, Jia Hu $355,000 July 3, 2014 Stagecoach Heights Realty LLC
15 Hidden Brick Road Mark R. Flinn, Jane H. Flinn $730,000 July 2, 2014 Kenneth M. Osowski, Lori Osowski
27 Rocky Woods Road Hamilton M. Bates, Jr., Michelle C. Bates $649,900 July 2, 2014 Michael J. Shanahan III, Cynthia L. Shanahan
409 Wood Street Michelle L. Dineen Jerrett, Brian C. Jerrett $520,000 July 1, 2014 Dilip Francis, Sandhya Vasudevan
19 Huckleberry Road Orlando Cabana, Jessica Hohn-Cabana $718,000 July 1, 2014 Clinton W. Clements, Carolyn Clements
24 Grove Street 28 Main Street LLC $323,500 July 1, 2014 Scumaci Properties LLC
35 Autumn Ridge Drive unit 9 Tryambak B. Waje $598,535 July 1, 2014 Pulte Homes of New England LLC
9 Clinton Road Matthew V. Ronan $385,000 June 30, 2014 Dexter N. Siglin III, Nicole M. Siglin
206 West Main Street Christopher M. Oshea, Lauren K. Drew $345,000 June 30, 2014 Barbara J. Druvins
Ashland
50 Prospect Street Corporation of the Presiding Bishop of the
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day
$540,000 July 7, 2014 James J. Austin, Cynthia Austin
326 Trailside Way unit B Matthew A. Naimoli, Jeannette B. Naimoli,
Laura Y. Eiman
$219,900 July 7, 2014 Celeste L. Embree, David Introini
68 Hilldale Road Jainesio Ramos Jr. $479,900 July 3, 2014 Roland M. Alix, Rachel F. Alix
36 Queen Isabella Way unit B Steven E. Langel $357,300 July 3, 2014 Independence Village Realty LLC
9 Shadow Creek Lane unit 5 Jong S. Chung, Hyuk Won Chung $399,000 July 2, 2014 Ashland Development LLC
29 Dianne Lane Syed K. Ali, SNZS LLC $415,000 July 1, 2014 Thomas M. Spackman, Laurie Spackman
Southborough
23 Carriage Hill Circle unit 23 Nina O. Pisinski, N Pisinski Realty Trust $635,000 July 7, 2014 Paul H. Levenson, Joyce Cutler Levenson
14 Hillside Avenue Igor Berishev, Nadejda Berishev $905,000 July 3, 2014 Helen Hamman, Peter Isakson
10 Latisquama Road Robin D. McDougal $470,000 July 2, 2014 John Grimm, Helen Grimm Leger
15 Red Gate Lane Brian M. Butterfield, Sayra Chorey $590,000 July 1, 2014 Jonathan Chorey, Susan Chorey
1 Admirals Lane unit 1 Lisa A. Pezzoni, William M. Pezzoni $485,000 June 30, 2014 Deutsche Bank National Trust Co,
Select Portfolio Services Inc.
38 Southwood Drive unit 22A Kevin Heaps, Elisha Heaps $619,000 June 30, 2014 David Micha, Kelly A. Micha
Upton
71 Fiske Mill Road Nicholas P. Shaw, Lisa A. Salois $309,000 July 2, 2014 Michael C. Carlin, Matthew G. Carlin
241 North Street Joseph Gries, Jennifer Zywiak $450,000 July 1, 2014 Scott J. Bleiweiss, Susan Bleiweiss

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The following Hopkinton residents were honored for their academic achievements during the spring term at Fay School. 

List corresponds with photos from left to right.


Academic Honors (average grade of at least 90%, with no grade below 85)

Carolina Cardoso (Gr. 7)

Sydney Pearson (Gr. 7)

Allie Pryshlak (Gr. 8)

Academic High Honors (average grade of at least 93%, with no grade below 85)

Nathalie Ahn (Gr. 7)

Joshua Fang (Gr. 7)

Stella Kotzabasakis (Gr. 7)

Tess Papagni (Gr. 7)

 

Fay School is an independent, co-educational school in Southborough, MA serving students in Pre-Kindergarten through grade nine, with an optional boarding program in grades seven through nine.

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Police Incident Log - Updated July 3, 2014

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Sunday, July 6, 2014

9:52 pm A 911 caller from Lakeshore Drive reported being assaulted by his neighbor. Three officers responded and spoke with all involved.

5:41 pm A 911 caller reported an erratic operator who was all over the roadway on West Main Street. Officer Matthew McNeil located the vehicle in it's driveway and spoke with the registered owner.

1:20 pm A walk-in from Lowell Drive reported receiving harassing phone calls regarding his daughter. Officer Thomas Griffin spoke with him and wrote a report.

1:18 pm Officer Thomas Griffin spoke with an individual on East Main Street regarding a suspicious incident that occurred earlier in which a woman and an eight year-old boy were standing in their driveway with a sign saying they needed help.

12:57 pm A Walcott Street resident reported an on-going problem of two other residents screeching down the street on motorcycles.

7:00 am A resident of East Main Street reported machinery being operated in violation of the town by-law. Officer Thomas Griffin located the operator of Phipps Road and issued a verbal warning for the noise violation and one for operating a machine without the appropriate license.

12:17 am Officer Philip Powers assisted a disabled motor vehicle on Grove Street.

12:08 am A caller reported that her iPhone was stolen yesterday from a West Main Street gas station and that she tracked it to an address in Providence, RI. Officer John Moran spoke with the caller and wrote a report.

 

Saturday, July 5, 2014

10:11 pm A West Main Street resident reported fireworks going off in the area. Officer Philip Powers responded and spoke with the individuals responsible who stated that they had already shut down for the night.

9:34 pm A resident of Lakeshore Drive reported fireworks going off. Officer William Burchard responded and spoke with individuals at a block party.

9:22 pm A caller from Cedar Street reported an on-going barking dog complaint. Officer Philip Powers checked the area but did not hear any barking dog.

9:15 pm A caller reported hearing fireworks going off on Stewart Street. Officer William Burchard checked the area with a negative find.

8:07 pm Officer Philip Powers assisted a disabled motor vehicle on Cedar Street.

7:45 pm A motorist reported observing a vehicle, that was towing a boat, tear up grass and damage a granite bench on Wood Street. Officer William Burchard responded and wrote a report.

5:53 pm A resident reported loud music coming from a party on A Street. Officer Matthew McNeil responded and advised them to turn the music down.

11:06 am The U Mass Lowell Campus Police requested assistance with contacting a resident of Hopkinton who owns a vehicle on their campus. A message was left with the owner.

8:27 am There were multiple calls for a car alarm going off on Mayhew Street and the owner not being home. Officer Philip Powers responded and advised that the land lord would attempt to make contact with the owner.

8:12 am A Valleywood Road resident reported overnight damage to his mailbox and light post. Officer Thomas Griffin responded and advised that three other mailboxes were damaged as well.

1:09 am Officer Linda Higgins checked a motor vehicle that was parked on Lakeshore Drive.

12:42 am Officer John Moran assisted the Southborough Police Department with a motor vehicle stop.

12:38 am Officer John Moran checked a parked motor vehicle on Cedar Street.

12:31 am Officer John Moran checked a motor vehicle that was parked on Rafferty Road.

12:16 am Officer John Moran checked a motor vehicle that was parked on Hayden Rowe Street.

Friday, July 4, 2014

10:41 pm Officer Linda Higgins checked a motor vehicle parked behind a Main Street business.

11:58 pm A motorist reported a tree down across the roadway on Holt Street. Officer John Moran responded and placed barricades at both ends of the street until the Highway Department could remove it.

11:37 pm Officer Linda Higgins assisted the Fire Department with an odor investigation.

9:47 pm A caller reported that there was a vehicle parked in the woods on Granite Street and it appeared that people were camping near Echo Lake. Three officers responded and spoke with the campers who were advised to exit the area by day break.

8:38 pm A caller reported a suspicious motor vehicle on Wilson Street. Officer William Burchard responded and spoke with the operator.

4:45 pm Officer Philip Powers assisted the Highway Department with removing a fallen American flag on Main Street.

10:31 am A Frankland Road resident reported that their dog ran away.

9:31 am A resident of Price Street reported that a large tree limb fell on power lines. Officer Philip Powers checked the area and notified the electrical company.

9:21 am Officer Philip Powers assisted with a minor motor vehicle accident on Grove Street.

9:03 am A walk-in reported that a tree fell down in the roadway on Loop Road. Officer Philip Powers checked the area and stated that some of the flashing of the Middle School roof fell down as well.

4:40 am A walk-in reported that a tree branch fell down and hit wires on Claflin Avenue. Officer John Moran responded and notified the electrical company.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

11:23 pm A caller reported a tree down in the roadway on Lumber Street. Officer Linda Higgins responded and notified the Highway Department.

11:08 pm A motorist reported a tree down partly blocking the roadway on Wood Street. Sgt. Scott vanRaalten responded and placed cones down until the Highway Department arrived.

10:52 pm The Sewer Department reported a power outage on Ash Street. The electrical company was notified.

10:08 pm A caller from Lakeshore Drive reported dropping his keys into the water and would have his vehicle and trailer towed in the morning.

9:03 pm A resident reported that she noticed a large group of people outside of a West Main Street business. Officer Aaron O'Neil checked the area but they were gone upon his arrival.

7:58 pm There was a report of a tree that fell in the roadway on Fruit Street and caused wires to arch. Three officers responded to assist the Fire Department.

6:31 pm Officer William Burchard assisted the Fire Department with a fire alarm activation on Davis Road.

2:10 pm Officer Philip Powers responded to Cedar Street to assist with a minor motor vehicle accident.

11:32 am A caller reported that three electrical trucks were causing a road hazard on Front Street. Officer Philip Powers spoke with the operators who stated that they were finishing up an emergency job.

11:17 am A caller from Cunningham Street reported damage to their mailbox, possibly by a baseball bat. Officer Linda Higgins spoke with the resident and viewed the damage.

10:08 am A resident reported that an older dog wandered into their yard. The Animal Control Officer was notified.

4:53 am The State Police reported an erratic operator on Winter Street. Officer Linda Higgins checked the area and located the vehicle in a driveway.

12:05 am A caller from Longwood Drive reported a missing person who was last scene at 10:30 pm. Three officers responded and advised that the missing person returned home.

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        Ashland Police Officers Prevent Possible Fatal Heroin Overdose Using Nasal Narcan

 

July 7, 2014 — Today at approximately 12:25 pm, Ashland Police Officers and Ashland Fire Paramedics responded to a report of an unresponsive male inside of a motor vehicle at the Ashland Commons housing complex. 

 

Upon arrival, Officers Ed Burman and Kevin Peirs discovered an unresponsive male seated in the drivers seat of an automobile with agonal breathing.  They quickly began rescue breathing using an Ambu bag and oxygen and administered one dose of Nasal Naloxone (Narcan) into the patient’s nostrils.  Having no effect, the Officers administered a second dose of the medication 3 to 5 minutes later.  The patient regained consciousness approximately one minute later and admitted to using heroin. Ashland Fire Paramedics arrived and began treating the 24 year old Ashland patient who was transported to Metrowest Medical Center by ambulance. 

 

Ashland Police Officers began carrying Nasal Naloxone in April in response to a state-wide epidemic of heroin overdoses.   Naloxone, commonly known by the brand-name Narcan is an opiod antagonist which reverses the effects of an opiate overdose.

 

From Lt. Richard Briggs, Public Information Officer.

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From Milford Police Twitter Feed Monday, July 7, 2014:
Drowning Victim Recovered From Quarry This Morning

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RI Teen Missing After Jumping into Fletcher Quarry in Milford
Search and Rescue for missing 18 year-old will resume early Monday as a recovery operation.



July 6, 2014 — Above, a photo tweeted by Milford Police Department of rescue workers at the top of the east side of Fletcher's Quarry in Milford where, according to which social media an individual reads, a 17 or 18 year-old from Rhode Island, who was with four friends, failed to surface after jumping into the water from a height. Below, a Google Map of the area, and below that, a few of the  fire department vehicles on Walden Way , which is off of Route 85 in Milford, and shown on the right of the Google map.


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Hopkinton Book


Hopkinton Historical Society member Ray Gendreau chats with author James F. Ward, who has published a book with pictures and stories of Hopkinton's past. The society will host Mr. Ward with a signing and presentation later this season, Mr. Gendreau said.
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Peaceful, Easy Feelin'


July 6, 2014 — Saturday's sun shone brilliantly onto the Clinton Street cemetery in late afternoon.
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Happy Together

July 5, 2014 — The photographer played a shell game with these turtles, which were in the same shot, but too far away if he included the negative distance between them, taken at Blood's Pond this afternoon.

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Oldest Warship


July 4, 2014 — John Collins shares a photo he took today of the world's oldest commissioned warship afloat with Logan International Airport in the background as the U.S.S. Constitution is turned so she will return to her berth in the former Charlestown Navy Yard with the opposite side to the weather, as it is done every year.

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Solar Glare?
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July 4, 2014 — This newly minted Cadillac was coming onto West Main from Wood Street during Monday's afternoon rush hour when it was struck, according to the operator of the Cadillac, by the Toyota passenger vehicle in the background, who was heading west and failed to stop at the red light. Westbound traffic often experiences a solar glare at this light. For years, the light had a warning strobe that activated as it turned yellow and red, but it no longer does.

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WANTED: Reporter for school committee meetings to replace excellent reporter who is going back to school herself and will no longer have time. Resume to editor@hopnews.com

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John A. Donovan, 93

 

John A. Donovan, 93, of Beverly and formerly of Wenham and Hopkinton, died peacefully on June 30. He is survived by son John A. Donovan, Jr. and wife Constance Kimball Donovan, daughter Martha Donovan Pien and husband Paul Pien, son and devoted caregiver Peter Donovan, nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, brother Roy Donovan, and numerous and loved extended family members. John was predeceased by his beloved wife Jean of 63 years and their dear son Dennis.

A WWII veteran, John served from 1943-46 as a Technical Sergeant and Combat Engineer in the 3rd Army in the European Theatre. Valedictorian of his 1940 Hopkinton High School class, John pursued his college degree after WWII, graduating from Northeastern University in 1953 with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. John worked at Draper Corporation for 20 years, initially as a draftsman and later as the Manager of Manufacturing Engineering, a position he continued after joining United Shoe Machinery (USM) in 1970. He later served as USM’s Manager of Purchasing and Contract Sales until his retirement in 1986.

John was an active civic leader before moving from Hopkinton in 1971, serving as PTO President and Chair of both the Finance and Industrial Zoning Committees. His efforts resulted in the launch of a second elementary school and an industrial park, now home to EMC and other corporations. John was also a leader in Hopkinton’s St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, guiding the Town’s purchase of the church building and later architectural incorporation into the Hopkinton Public Library. Active in the development of St. Paul’s new church, John served as Senior Warden and Confirmation Instructor. After relocating to Wenham, John was very involved in Hamilton’s Christ Church, serving on the Vestry and as Chair of the Property Committee.

In addition to his passion for tennis, John often corralled his and neighborhood children for many a game of Kick the Can, Wiffle ball, and touch football. As a father and grandfather, John loved organizing family beach trips, hikes, and skating and sledding outings. He especially cherished his time with family at holiday and informal gatherings.

Funeral services will be held on July 11 at 11:00 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Hopkinton. Burial with military honors will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Hopkinton. Calling hours will be held prior to the funeral, from 9:00 to 10:30 at the Callanan Cronin Funeral Home, 34 Church Street.

Those wishing to make a donation in John’s memory are welcome to donate to Hillside School at www.hillsideschool.net

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    Nine Arraigned In Connection With Major Framingham Drug Trafficking Operation

 

July 3, 2014 - Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Framingham Police Chief Kenneth Ferguson announced today that nine individuals had been arraigned in Woburn Superior Court in connection with the May 1st arrests of members of a major drug trafficking ring operating out of Framingham and their Boston-based suppliers.

The defendants were arraigned in Woburn Superior Court before Clerk Magistrate Matthew Day.  Charges and bails were as follows:


Robert Hairston,
33, of Framingham, was charged with trafficking in cocaine over 200 grams, trafficking in cocaine over 100 grams, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, money laundering, possession of an electrical weapon, conspiracy to traffick cocaine over 200 grams, conspiracy to traffick cocaine over 100 grams, conspiracy to commit money laundering, and being a habitual criminal (six counts).  Hairston was held without bail.
 
Calvin Hodge,
31, of Framingham, was charged with trafficking in cocaine over 100 grams, possession of a firearm (two counts), possession of ammunition (three counts), possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony (two counts), conspiracy to traffic cocaine over 100 grams, and being an armed career criminal (five counts).  Hodge was held on a $20,000 cash bail.

Christine Williams,
23, of Framingham, was charged with trafficking in cocaine over 200 grams, and conspiracy to traffick cocaine over 200 grams.  Williams posted a $1,000 cash bail.

Stephanie Reesor,
34, of Framingham, was charged with trafficking in cocaine over 100 grams, trafficking in cocaine over 18 grams, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, subsequent offense, conspiracy to traffick cocaine over 200 grams, conspiracy to traffick cocaine over 100 grams, and conspiracy to commit money laundering.  Reesor posted a $2500 cash bail.

 
Cheniel Garcia,
27, of Worcester, was charged with distribution of cocaine (three counts), conspiracy to traffick cocaine over 200 grams, and a drug violation near a school/park (two counts).  Garcia was held on a $20,000 cash bail.

Norma Hairston,
50, of Marlborough, was charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine, subsequent offense, money laundering, conspiracy to traffick in cocaine over 200 grams, and conspiracy to commit money laundering.  Norma Hairston was released on personal recognizance.

Nasean Johnson,
30, of Boston, was charged with trafficking in cocaine over 100 grams, distribution of cocaine, subsequent offense, and conspiracy to traffick cocaine over 100 grams.  Johnson posted a $20,000 cash bail.

Carl Jones,
32, of Boston, was charged with conspiracy to distribute cocaine.  Jones was held on a $20,000 cash bail.

Mark Perkins,
35, of Boston, was charged with trafficking in cocaine over 100 grams, distribution of cocaine, subsequent offense, and conspiracy to traffick cocaine over 100 grams.  Perkins was held on a $50,000 cash bail.

 All nine defendants are scheduled to attend a pre-trial conference on July 24, 2014 at 9:00 am

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The LMPA Boat Parade has been moved to Saturday, July 5th at 2pm, please meet at Sandy Beach at 1:45pm

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Hopkinton Horribles Parade Cancelled

 

In consultation with the Police and weather service it was decided to cancel this year's Horribles Parade.  There is no rain date.  See you in 2015.

 

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Staying Cool Behind the Falls

July 3, 2014 — Here's one way to stay cool through this hot summer weather! Taken at the Falls of Jackson Village in New Hampshire near Storyland and North Conway. (contributed photo)

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Police Arrest/Incident Log - Updated July 3, 2014

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   Incident Log (No Arrests)

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
7:04 pm An Ash Street resident reported landscaping equipment being operated after hours in violation of the town by-law. Officer Aaron O'Neil responded and spoke with the landscaper who was finishing up for the night due to the storm that is coming.
4:52 pm Officer Aaron O'Neil assisted a disabled motor vehicle on West Main Street.
3:57 pm Multiple 911 callers reported a transformer explosion on Main Street. Officer Matthew McNeil responded and stood by until the electrical company arrived.
10:22 am A motorist reported an injured deer on ramp two of Route 495. Officer Philip Powers responded to assist the State Police.
8:58 am A caller reported low hanging wires on Exchange Street. Officer Stephen Buckley responded and advised that they were phone and cable lines. The phone and cable companies were notified.
1:56 am Officer Linda Higgins checked a motor vehicle that was parked behind the high school.

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