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.
There is some sad news from the running community, as Bryan Lyons, a dentist from Billerica who had taken over for Dick Hoyt and pushed Rick Hoyt in his wheelchair in the Boston Marathon since 2015, died earlier this week. According to a tweet from Dick Hoyt, Lyons died in his sleep. He was 50.
The Hopkinton Military History Essay Contest announced its winners. First place went to Hopkinton High School senior Tim Fargiano, and you can read his essay here.
Baypath Humane Society’s Fur Ball fundraising event was canceled this year, but the Fur Ball online auction is up and running. It began yesterday and ends June 17.
Picture of the Day: The Hopkinton Fire Department put out an excavator fire at 294 Wood St. yesterday afternoon.
Music Video of the Day: Here’s Stealers Wheel performing “Stuck in the Middle” in 1973. Enjoy.