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 Upper Charles Trail Committee, at a special meeting Wednesday morning, voted unanimously to recommend that no action be taken on its Community Preservation Committee funding requests at the May 2 Annual Town Meeting.
The latest edition of the Police Log includes one arrest along with reports of a hit and run on School Street, youths attempting to enter a Main Street business through the windows, and a loud argument on West Main Street.
Running the Boston Marathon after beating cancer is an impressive feat. James Casady, however, is an impatient man. The Hopkinton resident is going to run Boston this month while he’s still undergoing treatment.
Since the age of 2, Sophie LaFreniere has demonstrated strength and endurance in her long battle with glycogen storage disease. This month, her mother, Margot, will put her own endurance to the test as a participant in the Boston Marathon.
This year’s official starters for the Boston Marathon, selected by the Hopkinton Marathon Committee, include three Hopkinton residents who, combined, have worked for the town for more than eight decades.
The planned International Marathon Center in Hopkinton is continuing to make strides toward becoming a reality, as the organizers recently hosted a preview night and plans have been drawn up to bring the space to life.
Town meetings tonight include the Trail Coordination and Management Committee (7:30).
Photo of the Day: Workers repaint the Boston Marathon start line on Main Street on Wednesday morning.
Video of the Day:
Red panda encounters a stone.. 😅 pic.twitter.com/3djM8yhfAd
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