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Hopkinton Today: Thursday, July 9

by | Jul 9, 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.

The Hopkinton Reentry Group, tasked with planning for the reopening of the schools this fall, met for the first time Tuesday to discuss options and review guidance regarding health and safety.

Hopkinton’s COVID-19 update for Wednesday includes information on voting by mail, which the state has made legal under any circumstance for 2020. An application will be sent to all registered voters who have already requested an absentee ballot.

The weekly Police Log includes a pair of arrests, complaints about fireworks and more reports of unemployment fraud.

A design public hearing webinar will be posted on the MassDOT website today with updated information about the proposed I-495/I-90 Interchange Improvements Project in Hopkinton and Westborough. The project features new direct connection ramps, grade separated ramps, improved acceleration and deceleration lanes, an auxiliary lane from I-495 Northbound to Route 9, a new Fruit Street bridge and new I-495 bridge over I-90 and the rail lines.

There are a few town meetings tonight. The School Committee and Appropriations Committee have a joint meeting at 6, then the School Committee meets alone at 7. Also meeting tonight are the Open Space Preservation Commission (7), Parks & Recreation (7) and the Youth Commission (7:30).

Video of the Day: The Dude Perfect gang throws giant gliders from a tower to see which one flies the farthest.

Music Video of the Day: Here’s Five for Fighting with “Superman.” Enjoy.