Hopkinton Today: Thursday, May 14

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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.

HFD douses fire on Charles Trail 5-13-20
The Hopkinton Fire Department extinguishes a brush fire on the Charles Trail yesterday. PHOTO/HFD TWITTER

The Hopkinton Fire Department reports that dry conditions led to a brush fire on the Charles Trail yesterday. Water-Sewer manager Eric Carty notes that because of the fire hydrant use, any residents noticing discoloration should flush their cold water line to help clear the pipes.

Hopkins pickup day 5-12-20
A special guest helped at Tuesday’s Hopkins pickup today. PHOTO/HOPKINS TWITTER

Hopkins School had a pickup day Tuesday for fourth-graders to get student items, and there was a special guest helping deliver the packages to the vehicles as they drove up. Pickup day for fifth-graders is today.

The Hopkinton Democratic Town Committee will hold its caucus tonight (6:30 p.m.) for the June 29 Town Election. For more information, click here. The Republican caucus is tomorrow.

Also tonight, the School Committee meets at 6 p.m., although the public portion of the meeting starts at 7.

Video of the Day: This “company meeting” has mixed results.

Music Video of the Day: Here’s Al Jarreau with “Mornin’.” Enjoy.