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.
What started as a fourth-grade school project for Reese Robledo more than five years ago has blossomed into a public awareness signage campaign at school playgrounds about the dangers of exposure to food allergens.
Granite Street was closed for several hours Monday morning after a crane tipped off the side of the road into a tree.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation announced that construction operations will take place overnight Tuesday for the Interstate 90 (Exit 106) ramp connecting I-90 eastbound and westbound to I-495 southbound, causing closure of the ramp. Work will begin at 11 p.m. Tuesday and will conclude by 5 a.m. on Wednesday.
Hopkinton’s youth tackle football program returned in style this season, with a team of players in Grades 3 and 4 holding their own in the Eastern Massachusetts American Youth Football League fourth grade division.
The Hopkinton Parks & Recreation Department will host several free open skateboard/BMX jams leading up to the construction/completion of the town’s new skate park at EMC Park in 2024. The first event is scheduled for this Sunday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Hopkinton Middle School outdoor basketball courts.
A limited supply of the updated Moderna Spikevax COVID-19 vaccine will be available from the Hopkinton Health Department at a clinic this Thursday from 3-5 p.m. in the lower level of Town Hall.
Town meetings tonight include the Select Board (6), Elementary School Building Committee public forum (7) and Historical Commission (7).
Photo of the Day: Guests (from left) Abbie Rosenberg, Diane Bird, Robin Vier, Marie Boyle and Lib Skiba enjoy the Hopkinton Country Club Charitable Foundation fundraising gala Saturday. Click here for more photos.