Hopkinton Today: Wednesday, June 10


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.

The School Committee, at its meeting last Thursday, begrudgingly approved a reduced budget for the next fiscal year, $780,000 lower than the budget the group approved March 10, right before the COVID-19 crisis closed the schools and led to a reexamination of spending.

The latest Police Log includes numerous cases of residents reporting unemployment fraud, as the nationwide scam hits home.

Check out the Library Corner for a number of upcoming (virtual) events plus an update from the library director.

The Select Board has scheduled a meeting for tomorrow afternoon at which it will consider applications for temporary outdoor restaurant seating. The potential list of applicants includes Cornell’s, 110 Grill, Start Line Brewing, Bill’s Pizza and Zio’s Quattro.

Video of the Day: Here’s a group of Elmwood School third-graders performing Tom Chapin’s “This Pretty Planet.”

Music Video of the Day: Here’s Go West with “The King of Wishful Thinking.” Enjoy.


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