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.
The Upper Charles Trail Committee at its meeting Wednesday night voted unanimously in favor of a proposed concept that would connect Hopkinton and several neighboring MetroWest communities to the East Coast Greenway.
This week’s Baypath Adoptable Animal is Layla, a 3-year-old who “loves swimming, hiking, running and, most of all, getting the zoomies!”
Parents and children can drop in between 4-6:30 p.m. on April 26 at the library’s event room to learn about trails in town. There will be activities and prizes, plus information about geocaching, mountain biking, trail running, building stuff in the woods and more.
The 48th annual Hopkinton PolyArts Festival will be held Saturday, Sept. 9, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Town Common. Applications from artists seeing to host a booth must be received by May 1.
The Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) will host its annual Against the Tide event on Saturday, June 17, at Hopkinton State Park. The event features multiple competitions and recreational activities, including a half-mile or 1-mile swim, a 5K or 10K run and a 3-mile fitness walk.
Photo of the Day: Hopkinton Police Department’s Car 13 takes in the sunset off South Street on Thursday.