Good morning, Hopkinton! Welcome to the daily update we call Hopkinton Today — a quick recap of yesterday’s news, highlights of what’s on tap, and a photo and video of the day.
Thursday’s Special Town Meeting was short and to the point, and an overwhelming majority of attendees supported allocating funds to cover the increase in construction costs for the addition to Marathon School.
The Upper Charles Trail Committee at its meeting Wednesday night unanimously approved a list of 10 priorities on which the group will focus during the 2023 fiscal year, with members choosing where to devote their energies as part of two-person working groups.
This week’s Baypath Adoptable Animal is Lilly, a 9-year-old dog who is “so sweet and loves to be with people.”
The Concerts on the Common series takes this Sunday off before returning on Aug, 28 with its season finale from Din Check.
Photo of the Day: Select Board Vice Chair Mary Jo LaFreniere cuts the ribbon Thursday morning to celebrate the opening of Alltown Fresh market and gas station on West Main Street. Flanking LaFreniere are Town Manager Norman Khumalo (left) and Alltown Fresh CEO Eric Slifka (right), with other community leaders and Alltown representatives surrounding them.
Video of the Day:
Gentle giant.. 😊 pic.twitter.com/8WUgFnbL7r
— Buitengebieden (@buitengebieden) August 18, 2022