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.
State Rep. Carolyn Dykema, a Holliston Democrat who represents Hopkinton, announced Monday that she was resigning her post as of Feb. 11. Dykema, who was elected in 2008 and has served ever since, has taken the position of Northeast policy director with Boston-based solar energy company Nexamp.
Leading off the Select Board roundup, Boston Marathon organizers appeared before the Select Board to receive a parade permit for the April 18 event — the 126th ruling of the prestigious race — and gushed about their relationship with Hopkinton.
The Hopkinton High School rolling car parade for graduating students, scheduled for June 4, was unanimously approved by the Select Board at Tuesday’s meeting, but with the understanding that class representatives must work with town departments that expressed safety concerns and get their approval.
The Planning Board met for more than three hours Monday night, as representatives from the Massachusetts Laborers’ Training Center gave an overview of their site construction plans, which include a new headquarters building and an updated dormitory.
Town meetings today include the Council on Aging (1), Upper Charles Trails Committee (5) and Elementary School Building Committee-2 (7).
Photo of the Day: A drone photo captures the snowy scene in Hopkinton where Legacy Farms North meets the Hopkinton Reservoir.
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