Hopkinton Today: Wednesday, Nov. 24

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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.

After missing out on the annual Thanksgiving Day showdown between border rivals a year ago, Hopkinton and Ashland are ready to renew their rivalry this Turkey Day in Ashland. “It’s going to be awesome,” said first-year Hopkinton head coach Mark Sanborn.

Hopkinton’s latest COVID-19 update shows a jump to 54 active cases in town along with information on Thanksgiving and vaccines.

A group of Hopkinton High School students is organizing a Rent a Raker fundraiser, where the teenagers will rake leaves for money that will be donated to Project Just Because.

This week’s edition of Senior Snippets has information on programs including stocking the pantry for the winter, acoustic memories for seniors, and a senior Christmas party.

Photo of the Day: Eighth-grader Jackson Grove puts up a shot during his team’s game against Concord-Carlisle in the Hopkinton Basketball Association’s Tap-Off Tournament on Sunday at Doyle Gym.

Jackson Grove
PHOTO/JOHN CARDILLO

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