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.
The PolyArts festival returned to the Town Common on Saturday and had a big turnout. We have photos from the event, which features regional artisans, crafters and local nonprofits.
Also Saturday, the Hopkinton Cultural Council hosted the unveiling of the latest additions to the diversity mural project along the fence at EMC Park.
The St. Paul’s Rummage Sale will be held Saturday, Oct. 2, at the church on Wood Street. Among the articles for sale will be adult and children’s apparel and household items. Individuals can donate items to be sold prior to the sale.
Town meetings tonight include the Zoning Advisory Committee (7) and Board of Library Trustees (7).
Welcome to the Marathon Countdown Quiz. Each weekday through Oct. 11 we will have a trivia question about the historic race. Submit the correct answer for a chance to win a gift card and T-shirt. See contest rules for details.
TODAY’S QUESTION: The first Boston Marathon that started in Hopkinton occurred in 1924. Which individual won that race, one of his record-setting seven victories? To submit your answer, click here.
YESTERDAY’S WINNER: Congratulations to Steve Edwards, who correctly answered that the Greece was host to the 1896 Olympics, where the marathon debuted, inspiring Boston to start its race a year later.
Photo of the Day: Stoddard Melhado speaks during a memorial service Saturday, part of the fall open house at Greyhound Friends.
Video of the Day: