Hopkinton Today: Monday, June 8


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.

A second Black Lives Matter protest on the Town Common drew about 400 people (twice the crowd of the previous Sunday). Police Chief Joseph Bennett was among the attendees at the peaceful event.

Legacy Farms Road North was paved Friday, an important step toward getting the road approved by the town, which will allow school buses to travel along it and make pickup and drop-off safer for students and families.

Popular Hopkinton High School senior Liam Finnegan celebrated his birthday Friday with a parade of cars outside his home.

Video of the Day: Farmers in Ireland have made friends with wild foxes during the pandemic.

Music Video of the Day: Here’s Billy Preston with “Will It Go Round in Circles.” Enjoy.