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Hopkinton Today: Monday, Jan. 23

by | Jan 23, 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 and video of the day.

More than 60 people gathered at the Islamic Masumeen Center of New England on Sunday afternoon to celebrate the legacy of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at an interfaith celebration that explored how King’s work is reflected in this increasingly diverse and embracing community.

The School Committee on Thursday voted 4-1 to approve a fiscal year 2024 budget totaling $60,172,752, a slight change from the proposal members had been working with previously.

Leading off Business Briefs, after a successful seven-year stint running Marathon Real Estate with a virtual office, James Burton has established a more visible presence in town. Burton recently bought a Century 21 franchise and reformed his business as Century 21 Marathon Real Estate.

This week’s Library Corner includes information on a 50-plus Job Seekers Group, tips on how to use census records in genealogy, and “Freedom’s Cause: Historical Black Communities and George Washington’s Cambridge Camp.”

The Hopkinton Women’s Club is hosting a Monday Night Out at Central Public House on Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. The fundraiser will feature instruction on cocktail basics.

Town meetings tonight include the Climate Action Workgroup (5), Board of Library Trustees (6:30) and Planning Board (7).

Photo of the Day: Snow blankets tree branches along Pond Street following the weekend precipitation.

Pond Street snow

PHOTO/JOHN CARDILLO

Video of the Day:

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