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.
During its meeting Monday night, the Zoning Advisory Committee continued its discussion about solar developments, trying to determine whether the best approach to limit commercial ground-mounted arrays is through an overlay district, changes to the bylaw, or a combination of the two.
After a decade-and-a-half building Hopkinton Center for the Arts, Kris Waldman will step down as the nonprofit’s co-director at the end of this year. “I am ready for a fresh challenge in my life,” Waldman said. “I have been with the center for 15 years in various capacities and seen it grow and thrive and now I am ready to explore something else.”
Hopkinton Historical Society member John Palmer has published “The Story of Miss Ellen Duffey,” in which he details the controversial events that transpired in town during the winter of 1919-20. This book allows Hopkinton history buffs and people of all ages to be a part of history, and take a look at the several perspectives of local government.
The latest edition of Senior Snippets includes information on a class that teaches about online safety and shopping rights.
Town meetings tonight include the Select Board (6) and Design Review Board (7).
Photo of the Day: The Hopkinton Basketball Association (HBA) and Hopkinton Parks & Recreation have started their winter basketball clinics at Center School. At Monday’s HBA Grade 4 girls practice, (from left) Phoebe Snyder, Ireland Resteghini and Marissa McNally work on their defense.
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