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 of the day.
Former Hopkinton Deputy Police Chief John “Jay” Porter entered a plea of not guilty to three counts of child rape during a noon hearing at Middlesex Superior Court in Woburn on Tuesday.
At Tuesday’s Select Board meeting, board members discussed the future of the Upper Charles Trail Committee following the May 2 Town Meeting non-binding vote to disband the committee.
Leading off the Select Board roundup, Fire Chief Bill Miller shared that his last day with the department will be June 11. After 22 years in Hopkinton, including the last two as chief, he has accepted a position as chief in Bellingham.
The Planning Board on Monday night approved the site plans for the eagerly anticipated pickleball/tennis facility at 17 Pratt Way, off Fruit Street, the only hearing on the agenda.
This week’s Real Estate Transactions includes a new home on Chamberlain Street selling for just under $2 million.
Town meetings tonight include the Housing Authority (6) and Youth Commission (7).
Photo of the Day: A turkey fluffs its feathers in the backyard of a home on Maple Street.