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.
Pavit Mehra recorded four goals in the second period alone Sunday night, leading the Hopkinton High School boys hockey team to a 5-1 rout of Walpole and a spot in the Division 2 state championship game at TD Garden next Sunday.
Hopkinton High School’s 60-meter shuttle hurdles relay team captured first place Saturday at the New Balance Nationals indoor meet in Boston.
Crews finished making repairs to a water main break on Wood Street early Sunday morning, but due to the size and location of the break, it could take several days for the pockets of discoloration to fully work their way out of the system.
The budget still has many moving parts, noted Town Manager Norman Khumalo during a joint meeting Thursday night with the School Committee. While he acknowledged that people want definitive answers and numbers, Khumalo said the immediate need is to continue “collaborative dialogue” and to “move forward transparently.”
The Parks & Recreation Commission at its meeting Thursday evening voted 3-0 to approve a permit allowing the return of the Hopkinton Farmers Market to the Town Common this summer, with attendees noting the positive impact it has had historically on several aspects of town life.
Town meetings tonight include the Board of Health (5:30) and Trustees of the School Fund (7).
Photo of the Day: A car straddles Elm Street after smashing into a utility pole on Friday.