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.
In a brief meeting Tuesday night, the Select Board voted unanimously to adopt a modified version of the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) pledge to address systemic racism. The new version eliminates specific references to police, which had been a sticking point.
After navigating the return to school and the return to high school sports during the fall, Hopkinton High School athletic director Rich Cormier said the lessons learned from that season will inform the winter slate scheduled to begin Dec. 14. Hopkinton plans to offer an aggressive slate of sports, going beyond many other area schools in an effort to get more athletes competing even as the state fights through a second wave in the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Hopkinton’s Women’s Club completed its time capsule that will be saved in the Hopkinton Public Library, to be opened in 50 years. The time capsule marks the final event as part of the organization’s 100th anniversary celebration.
This week’s Business Profile highlights Country Farm Liquors on Cedar Street. The company is run by Mukesh “Mike” Patel and his wife, Hina, and their son, Neel, serves as store manager.
Town meetings tonight include the Housing Authority (6) and Board of Appeals (7).
Photo of the Day: Yesterday’s Photo of the Day showed the Town Common Nativity scene being set up. Here’s the completed version.
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