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Hopkinton Today: Thursday, May 18

by | May 18, 2023 | Featured: Features, Hopkinton Today

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 of the day.

Town Manager Norman Khumalo hosted a 90-minute public forum on Tuesday night to receive public input on potentially spending $1,187,000 of American Rescue Plan Act grant funds on a $1.7 million water filtration system to remove per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, better known as PFAS, from the municipal water supply.

The Conservation Commission at its meeting Tuesday night approved the request for a home tennis court for an aspiring athlete and discussed violations at a problematic Leonard Street site.

Leading off Independent Thoughts, this year’s Memorial Day ceremonies on Monday, May 29, will have a special touch with the unveiling of a granite monument honoring residents who served in World War II.

The latest Tales from a Townie tells the story of some teenagers stepping up to help fight a fire in 1954 under strange circumstances.

This week’s Police Log includes two arrests along with reports of a vandalized campaign sign, a case of blackmail and an injured goose.

The Hopkinton Area Land Trust and the Hopkinton Public Library are sponsoring an event called Owls Up Close on Saturday, June 10, at 1 p.m. at the library.

Photo of the Day: Hopkinton Fire Department personnel responded Wednesday morning to this trailer fire on Interstate 495 South, just before the West Main Street exit.

I-495 fire

PHOTO/HOPKINTON FIRE DEPARTMENT

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