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.
As part of the Main Street Corridor Project this week, there will be an eastbound detour from Pleasant Street to Maple Street to Hayden Rowe Street and back to Main Street on Monday and Tuesday, then an eastbound detour from Grove Street to Maple Street to Hayden Rowe Street and back to Main Street from Wednesday through Friday.
The bulk of Thursday night’s three-hour School Committee meeting was devoted to looking at a potential fiscal year 2024 capital plan and needs for the long-term over 10 years as well.
Andrew Vitz, state ornithologist for the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, will present “The History and Conservation of the Common Loon in Massachusetts” on Tuesday, Nov. 1, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Hopkinton Public Library. The focus will be on the nesting loons that arrived at Lake Whiteball in 2019, including photos by local residents who participated in the loons’ banding last year.
Town meetings tonight include the Planning Board (7) and Board of Library Trustees (7).
Photo of the Day: Participants head out from the Town Common on Saturday morning at the start of the 23rd annual Michael’s Run, which was a fundraiser for the Michael Lisnow Respite Center.
Video of the Day:
Cat mom fixes the bed and kitten after the kitten messes it up..🐈🐾🛏️🤩 pic.twitter.com/KljCk6HHle
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