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.
While the Hopkinton Teachers Association and the district continue to negotiate a plan for the upcoming school year, the union head denied a rumor that the HTA had requested remote learning for the entire year.
The State Police and others continue to investigate an incident on Sunday afternoon in which a pedestrian walking on the MassPike in Hopkinton was struck and killed by a car. The Hopkinton Fire Department was among the units who responded to the scene.
The town’s latest COVID-19 update includes information on the governor’s updated order on gatherings that takes effect today.
Hopkinton’s Upper Charles Trail Committee has been awarded a $111,563 MassTrails grant for work on the Campus Trail Connector, a proposed 2,750-foot shared use path connecting Hopkinton High School, Hopkinton Middle School and and the new Marathon Elementary School. The town also received a $350,000 grant (to be shared with Ashland) from FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters program to update communications.
Photo of the Day: Tommy Ambrosone watches a high pitch go by during Saturday’s Babe Ruth League game in Hopkinton. The Hillers won last night to extend their playoff series against Framingham to a deciding Game 3 tonight (6:30) behind Hopkinton High School.
Video of the Day: A woman is inseparable from her rescue squirrel.
Music Video of the Day: Here’s “Can’t Stop The Feeling” from Justin Timberlake. Enjoy.