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.
Following the recent revelation that students at Hopkinton Middle School have made “racist comments to one another,” Hopkinton Public Schools Superintendent Carol Cavanaugh and HMS Principal Alan Keller reached out to the community to share their plan to combat the behavior.
The Hopkinton High School girls basketball team nearly pulled off an upset in Chelmsford on Friday night, but the hosts rallied in the final seconds to knock out the Hillers, 45-44, in a Division 1 state tournament game.
This week’s Library Corner includes information on the Friends of Library Boston Marathon fundraiser and a program about mugwort.
During this time of year, Hopkins School runs low on school supplies. Realtor Laura Poovakad is organizing a collection of supplies — pencils, markers, erasers, sticky notes, paper towels, tissues, etc. — to benefit the teachers and students.
Town meetings tonight include the Personnel Committee (5:30), Planning Board (7) and Woodville Historic District Commission (7).
Photo of the Day: Volunteers (from left) Mike Boelsen, Nate Eckman, John Ritz and Michelle Hamlin pose for a photo at Saturday’s monthly trail cleanup at Whitehall Conservation Area.
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