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Hopkinton Today: Thursday, Nov. 2

by | Nov 2, 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.

The town will decide whether to adopt the state’s energy policy on new building construction at the Nov. 13 Special Town Meeting, one of four articles up for a vote that evening. Proposed by the Sustainable Green Committee, the article seeks to promote more efficient energy use by regulating the design and construction of new buildings, aligning with the town’s net zero emissions goals.

The Board of Health at a 20-minute meeting Monday evening approved the town’s new biosafety regulation 2-0 in an effort to safeguard the public and monitor the use of all biological agents in town.

Julia Chun, Hopkinton’s sustainability, economic development and equity project manager, announced that applications are being accepted for people interested in joining a partnership to form a cultural district designation for Hopkinton.

State Rep. James Arena-DeRosa will be hosting in-person office hours in Hopkinton on Tuesday, Nov. 28, from 10-11:30 a.m. The session will take place at the Hopkinton Senior Center.

This week’s Police Log includes one arrest along with reports of a German shepherd attacking a person and dog, a bat in a house, and multiple parties with underage drinking.

Town meetings tonight include the Veterans Celebration Committee (6), Permanent Building Committee facility planning public forum (6:30) and School Committee (7).

Photo of the Day: Deer wander around the woods near the border with Ashland. Click here for more photos from around town.

Photos from around town 10-23



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