Hopkinton Today: Wednesday, June 23


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 Planning Board held two hearings at its Monday meeting, including a lengthy discussion about modifications to the Connelly Farms subdivision at the corner of Hayden Rowe Street and College Street.

After taking off last year due to the pandemic, the Hopkinton PolyArts festival will return to the Town Common on Sept. 18. PolyArts also announced that it now is a subcommittee of the Hopkinton Cultural Council.

Postseason play continued for HHS teams Tuesday, with girls tennis rolling into the sectional semifinals via a 5-0 sweep of Bishop Feehan, and wrestling seeing its season end with a loss to Milford.

Town meetings tonight include the Parks & Recreation Commission (6:30), Board of Appeals (7) and Marathon Fund Committee (7).

Photo of the Day: Smiley Ball, the mascot for the Worcester Red Sox, paid a visit to UniBank’s West Main Street branch Tuesday and posed with Hopkinton teenagers (from left) Maya Schnur, Anna DeMarco, Hailey LaMachia and Peyton Schmidlin.

WooSox mascot

Video of the Day: