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 of the day.
A report on an external investigation of a Hopkinton Police Department sergeant currently on paid administrative leave showed he had previous knowledge of accusations of child rape against retired Deputy Chief John “Jay” Porter that went unreported to the department. The firm conducting the investigation found 11 instances in which Sgt. Tim Brennan’s conduct violated the HPD’s rules, regulations, policies, procedures and special orders.
The Select Board at its meeting Thursday night approved the warrant for the Nov. 13 Special Town Meeting, where electronic voting will be implemented for the first time.
As part of the Main Street Corridor Project this week, Road Safe may be on-site for sign work — resetting, removing and replacing.
The Hopkinton Country Club Charitable Foundation will host its 2023 gala this Saturday at the Hopkinton Country Club ballroom with a “Night in Nashville” theme. The event is open to the public.
Town meetings tonight include the Appropriation Committee (4:30), Capital Improvement Committee (6), Board of Health biosafety hearing (6), Commission on Disability (7) and Zoning Advisory Committee (7).
Photo of the Day: Children take part in the Wicked 5K kids run Sunday, part of the Hopkinton Center for the Arts’ Wicked Weekend. For more photos from all the weekend events, click here.