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Hopkinton Today: Friday, May 8

by | May 8, 2020 | Featured Front Page, Hopkinton Today

Good morning, Hopkinton!

For those new to the site, this post is a daily update we call Hopkinton Today. We’ll have a quick recap of yesterday’s news, highlights for the coming day and a video or two to brighten your day.

Local RE/MAX agents are doing their part to help during the pandemic. The RE/MAX Executive Charitable Foundation delivered meals to workers at Milford Regional and other area hospitals and plans provide gift cards to staffers at Golden Pond as well.

Marathoners who were supposed to run Boston a couple of weeks ago are adjusting to the new date of Sept. 14 and relishing the opportunity to train in warm weather for once.

ATOZ Laboratories held its online community outreach meeting last night to discuss the proposed marijuana testing facility that the company plans to open on South Street. As he said when he spoke before the Select Board on Feb. 4, owner Bud Zaouk reiterated that there will be a minimal amount of marijuana on site — likely a few ounces — and there will be ample security. He added that the company hopes to hire locally. To view a PDF of last night’s presentation, click here.

The Hopkinton Center for the Arts is offering a singing telegram for Mother’s Day as a fundraiser for the organization. For a $20 donation, HCA will have a singer deliver one of five songs (along with a personalized message) delivered via email or text. Deadline to order is today at 5 p.m. The HCA also will hold a benefit concert next Friday night (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.

Video of the Day: This dog has mastered hide and seek.

Music Video of the Day: Here’s Santana with “Winning.” Enjoy.