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.
It’s been a memorable year, although for some reasons we’d like to forget. Our year in review takes a look at Hopkinton’s top stories of 2020, from the pending closure of an iconic establishment to school issues to the pandemic.
Hopkinton Public Schools superintendent Carol Cavanaugh announced Wednesday afternoon that all classes for Thursday have been canceled due to a storm that is expected to drop between 8-18 inches of snow on town.
Our first Town Hall Q&A is a chat with principal planner John Gelcich, whose responsibilities include working with developers/applicants and town boards to manage projects effectively as well as focusing on long-range planning.
The latest edition of the Police Log includes reports of a few motor vehicle accidents, dogs off leash and the usual assortment of fraud cases, along with a resident getting a strange visit from someone asking to take blood.
Town meetings tonight include Commissioners of Trust Funds (6), Hopkinton Historic District Commission (7), School Committee (7) and Board of Library Trustees.
Photo of the Day: This issue’s winner of the Hopkinton Independent/Bill’s Pizza photo contest is Tom Sloan for this photo of Lake Whitehall just after sunset.
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