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.
One week after announcing that a deadline-beating tax appeal filed by Eversource would require an adjustment of the town’s budget to the tune of $1.5 million, Town Manager Norman Khumalo returned to the Select Board on Tuesday with a revised budget that still needs a $500,000 trim.
Leading off the Select Board roundup, a draft of the tax increment financing (TIF) agreement between the town and Lykan Bioscience was presented to the Select Board for its consideration, with a vote to come at a future meeting.
The Planning Board at its hearing Monday night decided to continue the hearing on the Massachusetts Laborers’ Training Center until March 7 so that the drawings could include the building heights and provide more detail on the lighting plans.
Hopkinton High School girls indoor track and field coach Jean Cann is accurate when she says this year’s team is not quite as strong as in seasons past, but she also is comparing the team against the program’s incredibly lofty standards.
Town meetings tonight include the Housing Authority (6), Board of Appeals (7) and Marathon Committee (7).
Photo of the Day: This issue’s winner of the Hopkinton Independent/Bill’s Pizza photo contest is Lisa Volpe Hachey for this photo of a “summer porch on a winter day.”
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