Hopkinton Today: Wednesday, April 21

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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.

A website posting that ranked freshman female students at Hopkinton High School based on their physical appearance has been removed from the site and received sharp criticism from school officials. The rankings were posted on Challonge.com, a website that uses an NCAA basketball tournament-like bracket to allow participants to vote on their favorites in various categories, such as most popular Star Wars characters or Hot Wheels vehicles.

The Select Board at its meeting Tuesday night voted unanimously in favor of naming a new street Hoyt Way in honor of Boston Marathon legend Dick Hoyt, who passed away last month at the age of 80. The street will be located at Hopkinton Village Center, a residential development that will be constructed behind 25-35 Main Street.

This week’s edition of Senior Snippets includes information on the new transportation program along with a number of activities being held virtually.

Town meetings tonight include the Upper Charles Trail Committee (4), Growth Study Committee (7) and Trail Coordination and Management Committee (7:30).

Photo of the Day: When Dr. Brenda Coutinho returned to her Hopkinton home after a tough night on call at the hospital she was welcomed by driveway drawings from neighborhood children Alexandra Tighe, Matt Tighe and Sophia Mercurio.

Driveway drawings

Video of the Day:

Hopkinton Independent house ad