Click here to see a history of the Hopedale Fire Department.

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The pond is open!!! That and much else was covered by Carol and Priscilla when writing about Hopedale in the Fifties, for the combined reunion of the Hopedale High Classes of 1955 and 1956. Click on the picture to see what kids were doing in those days.

July 5, 1975. Hopedale Bicentennial parade. Click on either picture to see more. Click here to go to a page with many pictures of the Hopedale Centennial parade.

Words first included in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary in 1974.

Google Earth view from May 30, 2023, showing Hammond Road, Home Park Avenue, Mendon Street (Route 16), the water filtration plant, and the recycling center.

Click article for Draper Tupper Lake page.
Yeah, that's how I'd say it.

Muriel grew up on a farm at 200 Dutcher Street. Her father had operated it as a dairy farm. When her brother took it over, he ran a poultry farm there, which closed in 1958. Click on Muriel’s picture to go to a page of her memories.

The Henry and Millie Patrick house on Hopedale Street.
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This  house at the corner of Dutcher and Adin streets was originally the home of Warren and Malinda Dutcher.Click here to see their pictures, and to read about them.

Dutcher house and Gen. Draper house - American Antiquarian Society.

Looking toward Dutcher and Prospect streets from an upper floor or roof of a Draper shop. On the left is the Hopedale House, now Hopedale Manor, across Dutcher Street from the fire station. The building at the top must have been the first Larches.

Thanks, Ted.
From the Boston Globe.

Uh, oh, looks like what I’ve been expecting for a long time. That’s probably Hopedale’s oldest building. Will it be standing much longer? Here’s a page about it.

Distribution center project at former Rosenfeld Concrete site.Click the picture to see more from the past year. Click here to go to a page about the Rosenfeld family and company.

The Draper Gym is currently undergoing a big project. The heating system is being replaced, air conditioning is being installed, and there will be new windows on the sides of the building.

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Hopedale in July 2024

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