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 owner of Hillers Pizza was charged late last month with one count of indecent assault of a minor and two counts of witness intimidation following an alleged incident with a teenage female employee in the basement of the restaurant. Through his attorney, Petros “Peter” Sismanis entered a plea of not guilty to all charges. A pretrial hearing was set for March 22 at 9 a.m. in Framingham District Court.
The Select Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 7:45 p.m. on the proposed fiscal year 2024 comprehensive budget, which includes operating budgets and capital project requests. That same night, at 7:15, the Select Board will hold a public information session on the proposed general bylaw amendments that are on the warrant for Annual Town Meeting.
This week’s Police Log includes one arrest along with reports of a breaking and entering on Summit Way, a utility company vehicle running over a mailbox, and a lost drone.
Three youth members of Hopkinton Organizing for Prevention (HOP) attended the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) National Youth Leadership Forum in National Harbor, Maryland, earlier this month.
The fifth annual Mary Korbey 3v3 basketball tournament is scheduled for Sunday, March 19, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at Hopkinton High School and Hopkinton Middle School.
Town meetings tonight include the Parks & Recreation Commission (5:30), Hopkinton Democratic Town Committee (6:30) and School Committee (7).
Photo of the Day: Hopkinton High School seniors Nick Dieter (left) and Luke Scanlon present a check to Mental Health Collaborative founder Abby Rosenberg while being filmed for a segment on Boston’s WHDH-TV Channel 7. The students raised funds via a grill cleaning business.
Video of the Day:
Little bunny.. 😊 pic.twitter.com/uAb2UQOxj3
— Buitengebieden (@buitengebieden) February 15, 2023