Hopkinton Today: Tuesday, June 8

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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.

The Parks & Recreation Commission met in person Monday for the first time since the pandemic. Several topics were discussed, including progress on the dog park, the need for removal of trees on the Town Common, and the opening of Sandy Beach.

The monthly Veterans Breakfast will return to its traditional location inside the Senior Center this Friday for the first time since the start of the pandemic. The event starts at 9 a.m.

The Hopkinton Freedom Team, in collaboration with the Hopkinton Youth Commission, will host Hopkinton’s first LGBTQIA+ Pride Parade on June 26 at the Hopkinton High School outdoor track.

Photo of the Day: Workers remove a tree from in front of Phipps Insurance on Main Street on Monday morning. It was one of the final two trees to be removed as part of the Main Street Corridor Project.

Main Street tree removal
Workers remove a tree from in front of Phipps Insurance on Main Street on Monday morning. It was one of the final two trees to be removed as part of the Main Street Corridor Project. PHOTO/JERRY SPAR

Video of the Day:

Hopkinton Independent house ad