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 South Asian Circle of Hopkinton continued the spirit of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, with its DiwHoliday Gala on Saturday night at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts. The event highlighted the achievements of 12 women of South Asian diaspora.
The annual Hopkinton Senior Center holiday dinner was held Saturday, with local police officers and their families helping to serve the guests.
The proposed fiscal year 2024 budget and capital plan dominated Thursday’s School Committee meeting, held jointly with the Select Board and Appropriation Committee.
The Community Preservation Committee on Thursday reviewed several applications under consideration for fiscal year 2024 funding via the Community Preservation Act, with the proposal for a $706,000 cricket pitch at Pyne Field generating the most discussion and support.
As part of the Main Street Corridor Project this week, the eastbound detour from Pleasant Street to Maple Street to Hayden Rowe Street and back to Main Street will be in place Monday through Friday. The eastbound detour from Grove Street to Maple Street to Hayden Rowe Street and back to Main Street will be used on an as-needed basis.
Town meetings tonight include the Board of Health (5:30), Capital Improvement Committee (6), Tax Relief Committee (6:30), Board of Library Trustees (7) and Zoning Advisory Committee (7).
Photo of the Day: Steve Simoes, who stepped down as Hopkinton High School baseball coach after last season, was honored by the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association last week as Baseball Coach of the Year. He’s pictured with his wife, Sheryl.
Video of the Day:
Living the best life.. 😊 pic.twitter.com/SoxGdIDGqT
— Buitengebieden (@buitengebieden) December 11, 2022