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Hopkinton Today: Thursday, Dec. 16

by | Dec 16, 2021 | Hopkinton Today

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.

In an era when police nationwide have faced increased scrutiny, particularly in schools, Officer Phil Powers is a shining example of what a community officer should be. The veteran Hopkinton school resource officer of more than 20 years reflected on his career and his efforts to steer Hopkinton’s youth in the right direction as a mentor and friend as he approaches his retirement next month.

Talking about what they do in the winter, understanding idioms such as a piece of cake, and even hearing one of their members sing a Chinese opera song all are part of the English language learners Conversation Circle now going on at the Hopkinton Public Library.

The Conservation Commission at its Tuesday night meeting continued the Connelly Farms subdivision project hearing until Jan. 4 but acknowledged that the process “is at the 5-yard line.”

Hopkinton’s latest COVID-19 update shows 48 cases in town and includes information on vaccinations and holiday guidance.

Town meetings tonight include the Housing Authority (6), School Committee (7) and Community Preservation Committee (7).

Photo of the Day: Hopkinton High School junior guard Zach Hyman drives to the basket during Tuesday’s 79-45 rout of visiting Westborough.

Zach Hyman


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