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Hopkinton Today: Monday, Aug. 7

by | Aug 7, 2023 | Featured: Features, Hopkinton Today

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 of the day.

Overviews of the budgeting process and issues associated with the Elmwood School replacement project were among the topics at Thursday’s School Committee meeting.

The Open Space Preservation Commission at its meeting Thursday night stressed the importance of delineating boundary lines on properties with conservation restrictions to prevent developer encroachment.

The water quality at the upper beach at Hopkinton State Park has been deemed safe for swimming after water quality testing Thursday revealed a decrease in bacteria levels for the first time in more than a month.

As part of the Main Street Corridor Project this week, crews will continue grading the bike path between the Muffin House Cafe and Hayden Rowe Street. The contractor also will perform various on-site cleanup work, while a subcontractor may be on-site to work on street lighting.

The town announced that roadwork is scheduled to begin on a handful of streets this week. Affected roads are: Appaloosa Circle (Aug. 8), Ridge Road (Aug. 8). Breakneck Hill Road (Aug. 9), Glen Road from Lumber Street to Breakneck Hill Road (Aug. 9) and Gibbon Road (Aug. 11).

Town meetings tonight include the Parks & Recreation Commission (5), Sustainable Green Committee (6) and Planning Board (7).

Photo of the Day: Local veterans gather at the monthly Veterans Breakfast on Friday at the Senior Center.

Veterans Breakfast

PHOTO/JOHN CARDILLO

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