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 and video of the day.
At Tuesday’s Select Board meeting, Dan McIntyre of the Permanent Building Committee gave a presentation on behalf of the Center School Reuse Advisory Team on potential future uses of Center School and its property. Options included using the front portion for town offices and keeping or rebuilding the back portion for Parks & Rec, or finding a public-private partnership to develop housing.
This week’s edition of the Police Log features five arrests along with reports of a man threatening a State Park employee with an M16 rifle, marathon runners impeding Polyarts preparation, and a pen cartridge being mistaken for drugs.
A fashion show fundraiser to benefit GirlyGirl Parts and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will be held Monday, Oct. 4, and Tuesday, Oct. 5, at Central Public House. The event includes a dinner and cash bar.
Town meetings tonight include the Lake Maspenock Weed Management and Control Advisory Group (5:30) and School Committee (7).
Welcome to the Marathon Countdown Quiz. Each weekday through Oct. 11 we will have a trivia question about the historic race. Submit the correct answer for a chance to win a gift card and T-shirt. See contest rules for details.
TODAY’S QUESTION: The Boston Marathon switched to a series of morning starts in 2007. Before that, what was the traditional start time for the event? To submit your answer, click here.
YESTERDAY’S WINNER: Congratulations to Karen McGlynn who correctly answered that just under 2 miles of the Boston Marathon is run in Hopkinton.
Photos of the Day: Pat O’Brien, representing the Hopkinton Police, tosses a ball during Wednesday’s annual bocce tournament at the Senior Center. Below, Chief Joseph Bennett holds the coveted trophy.
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