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Hopkinton Today: Thursday, Aug. 6

by | Aug 6, 2020 | Hopkinton Today, Z-Lead Image Front Page

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.

Storm tree on house 8-4-20

A home on Old Farm Road suffered some minor damage when a tree fell on it during Tuesday’s storm. PHOTO/JERRY SPAR

Hopkinton continues to clean up from Tuesday’s mess caused by Tropical Storm Isaias. While there were no reports of serious damage or injuries, a number of power lines were hit by falling trees and branches, causing temporary outages.

The latest batch of college honors features dean’s list students at UMass among the many local residents honored for their success.

The new edition of the Police Log includes more suspected cases of fraud, a suspicious drone incident and people star-gazing.

Town board meetings tonight (all at 7) include the School Committee, Parks & Recreation and the Open Space Preservation Commission.

Photo of the Day: An uprooted tree on Winter Street was among the damage caused Tuesday by Tropical Storm Isaias.

Storm damage 8-4-20


Video of the Day: A bride in Beirut was posing for photos when Tuesday’s massive warehouse explosion caused her to flee.

Music Video of the Day: Here’s “Fooled Around And Fell In Love” by Elvin Bishop (although while Bishop wrote it and played guitar, he let backup singer Mickey Thomas sing lead vocals). Enjoy.