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Hopkinton Today: Friday, Jan. 27

by | Jan 27, 2023 | Featured: Features, Hopkinton Today

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.

Reconstruction of Fruit Street’s Interstate 495 bridge will begin in the late spring as an initial step to remodel the interchange between I-495 and I-90, representatives from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation announced at a two-hour virtual meeting Wednesday night.

When he opened Lone Wolf BBQ on Main Street a year ago, Dirk Kiefer really wanted to make things work in Hopkinton. After a nightmarish year, however, Kiefer is moving on. The veteran restaurateur said he will stick around for a while to help the new owners, whom he said are planning to open a Mexican restaurant at the 22-24 Main Street location.

The newest Tales from a Townie recounts the time some young ice skaters got carried away burning bogs to make room for more ice.

The Hopkinton Garden Club is soliciting applications for its $1,000 scholarship. Preference is given to graduating high school seniors pursuing the fields of horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, forestry, conservation, environmental sciences and related fields.

This week’s Baypath Adoptable Animal is Batman, a 3-month-old “sweet pup who loves to play with his dog and human friends.”

Photo of the Day: Hopkinton resident Carole Mikulski walks as firefighter Tyla Doolin watches during Thursday’s falls prevention clinic at the Senior Center.

Falls prevention clinic


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