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.
During the past year, Hopkinton has experienced the departure of several town leaders and the announcement of Town Manager Norman Khumalo’s retirement from municipal government to pursue a private sector position. The transition period has highlighted an infusion of new talent and the promotion of respected community members, but also some growing pains.
Headlining the newest Sports Roundup, Hopkinton’s Sean Farrell, who joined the Montreal Canadiens out of Harvard University last March, has spent the first half of the 2023-24 season developing his game in the minors.
Leading off Business Briefs, a bioscience firm with headquarters on South Street recently announced a merger. Isto Biologics, which bills itself as “a global leader in regenerative and autologous therapies,” has partnered with Advanced Biologics, a California company known commercially as Biologica Technologies. Also on South Street, Lykan Bioscience now is known as RoslinCT after its own merger.
This week’s Senior Snippets includes information on meditative coloring, falls and balance awareness, garden tips and more.
Town meetings tonight include the Parks & Recreation Commission (5:30), Select Board (6), Conservation Commission (7) and Marathon Fund Committee (7).
Photo of the Day: Volunteers stand on the bridge they reconstructed at the Berry Acres Conservation Area on Saturday as part of the Hopkinton Trails Club volunteer work day.