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Hopkinton Today: Thursday, May 21

by | May 21, 2020 | Featured Front Page, 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 video or two to brighten your morning.

Hopkinton’s COVID-19 update for Wednesday shows the slight resurgence in cases health director Shaun McAuliffe referenced at Tuesday night’s Select Board meeting.

We’ve posted a bunch of stories from Wednesday’s print edition of the Independent. Among them: HHS assistant prinicipal Josh Hanna was named principal at Franklin High, HHS grad Sasha Sloan is hitting it big as a singer in Los Angeles, Jane Moran is leading a project to restore the historic Olde Towne Pound on West Main Street, HHS freshman Chris Delaney is eyeing an opportunity to play for a junior hockey team in Chicago next year, and in another look back at the 1918 flu pandemic’s effect on Hopkinton, the Sullivan family lost three daughters in a two-week span that fall.

The Islamic Masumeen Center in Hopkinton is holding its annual Ramadhan Interfaith Dinner tomorrow at 9 p.m., accessible via Zoom and YouTube. Check the center’s website for details.

Video of the Day: Apparently some kids who live next to NBA player Dejounte Murray asked him to play basketball with them. He obliged — and showed no mercy.

Music Video of the Day: Here’s the Police with “Walking on the Moon.” Enjoy.