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.
The town’s COVID-19 update for Thursday notes that there have been 105 total confirmed cases in town, with 29 active, 65 recoveries and 11 deaths. The numbers appear to be leveling off, as predicted by health officials.
The Hopkinton Relay for Life, which benefits the American Cancer Society, will be held today from 4-8 p.m. The event, normally held overnight at the Hopkinton High School track and playing fields, will use Instagram and Facebook to share photos and videos, and there will be activities for people to do in their homes, including trivia, a driveway chalk challenge and virtual opening, closing and luminaria ceremonies. Families are encouraged to get involved and share pictures. Visit @hopkintonrelayforlife on Instagram or Relay For Life of Hopkinton MA on Facebook for more details.
The Hopkinton Center for the Arts is holding a benefit concert tonight (7:30), featuring the music of Steve Spector, Barbara Kessler, David Jeremiah, Jere Shea and Patrick Faucher. It will be streamed live on the HCA Facebook page.
The Hopkinton Republican Town Committee will hold its caucus today, starting at 5 p.m.
Video of the Day: Two young brothers can’t stop laughing as they spill orange soda on themselves.
Music Video of the Day: Here’s Hall & Oates with “Wait for Me.” Enjoy.