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.
Passersby might have noticed the murals being painted on the fence leading to EMC Park. The art is part of a larger project being sponsored by the Hopkinton Cultural Council (HCC), an organization that supports public programs in the arts, humanities and interpretive sciences by granting funds it receives from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. HCC chair Ilana Casady said the purpose of the project is to unite people while also celebrating what makes us different.
Hopkinton High School senior Olivia Jones was looking for a big school with a thriving athletic program that would allow her to continue her running career and kickstart her professional career in dentistry. And she found it all in the northern Florida city of Gainesville. “I am super excited about it,” Jones said, referring to her plans to head to the University of Florida next year.
Photo of the Day: This issue’s winner of the Hopkinton Independent/Bill’s Pizza photo contest is Christina Anderson for her photo of “Hunter just chillin’ ” during the final days of summer.
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