Hopkinton Today: Friday, June 18

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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 video or two to brighten your morning.

After 38 years of operating the most prominent gasoline station and automotive repair shop in Hopkinton, Jerry Lazzaro is throwing in the towel. His story is the tale of a hard-working blue-collar businessman who was loved by his dedicated customers.

Leading off off the Select Board roundup, representatives from the Hopkinton Freedom Team spoke at Tuesday’s meeting to discuss plans to have a Juneteenth flag fly below the American flag at Town Hall over the next couple of weeks. On Thursday, the flag was raised.

This week’s Business Profile highlights Moe Coelho Porcelain, which believes in a future for countertops, fireplaces, vanities and other centerpieces beyond granite, quartz and marble fabrications. “The new trend, it is porcelain,” owner Moe Coelho said.

Photo of the Day: This issue’s winner of the Hopkinton Independent/Bill’s Pizza photo contest is Priyank Soni for this photo of Frosty, a poodle puppy, checking out Lake Whitehall.

Photo contest winner
PHOTO/PRIYANK SONI

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