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 video or two to brighten your morning.
At its meeting Tuesday night, the School Committee unanimously supported a Fiscal Year 2022 budget of $54,153,911, an increase of a little less than 6 percent from the current budget of $51,206,402. That figure includes a requested increase of $2,145,327 for salaries, which represents 4.2 percent of the increase, and $802,182 for expenses, or 1.6 percent of the increase.
Hopkinton High School will stick with remote-only learning through the end of this week. “We still have a number of faculty who must quarantine as well as 28 students who must quarantine,” superintendent Carol Cavanaugh wrote in an email to families.
The Hopkinton High School indoor track and field teams continued their impressive seasons with victories Wednesday over Medfield in meets held at Wheaton College in Norton. Both teams now are 3-0.
The latest edition of the Police Log includes reports of an Amazon driver damaging a mailbox, a profanity-laden phone call, and a residence getting egged.
Town meetings tonight include the Community Preservation Committee (7) and Board of Library Trustees (7).
Photo of the Day: A path over the Sudbury River near the border with Southborough has a light coating of snow.
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