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 and video of the day.
The Select Board on Tuesday voted not to support a resident’s Town Meeting request to allocate $500,000 for the purchase of the wooded area behind the former Liberty Mutual property on Frankland Road that is targeted for a commercial solar array. Also at the meeting, outgoing Select Board Member Brendan Tedstone was recognized for his six years of service on the board and offered some thanks and advice for the future.
Like the Boston Marathon, the Sharon Timlin Memorial Event had to scale things down during the pandemic, switching to a virtual road race. The popular local event is back in person this year for its 19th edition, set to be held June 18 at Hopkinton High School.
Leading off this week’s Business Briefs, Hopkinton resident Barjinder Darbhanga, M.D., has joined Franklin Primary Care, affiliated with Milford Regional Physician Group.
The latest edition of Senior Snippets includes information on programs such as Dementia Friends, Cultural Conversations and French lessons.
Photo of the Day: A group of Hopkinton teenagers partnered with three Belmont High School players and won the Massachusetts Badminton Association Division 2 High School Team Tournament at the Boston Badminton Club in Westborough on April 10. Hopkinton players included (from left) Shaurya Patni, Sanketh Udupa, Ambika Nambiar, Hasith Konapala, Shrija Kumar, Syesha Sen and Sriman Nimmalapudi. Not pictured is Peter Liang.
Video of the Day:
I’m busted…cute smile counter attack activated. 😳😊😂👧 pic.twitter.com/vndxjfl6YO
— Fred Schultz (@FredSchultz35) April 19, 2022