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.
The Planning Board at its meeting Monday night unanimously approved an open space mixed use development (OSMUD) at 83 East Main Street after discussing concerns that the three proposed age-restricted housing units would clash with the historic single-family house that will be replicated on the site.
Leading off the Select Board roundup, Town Manager Norman Khumalo shared information about a feasibility study for a potential regional emergency communications center that would include Hopkinton and neighboring towns.
Freemasons from John Warren Lodge in Hopkinton will open their doors to the public on Saturday, Oct. 15, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. More than 200 lodges across Massachusetts will be hosting open houses to help the public gain a better understanding of Freemasonry and to demonstrate the positive impact the fraternity has on its members, their families and their communities.
The Hopkinton Area Land Trust (HALT) will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. at the Hopkinton Public Library. All members of HALT and the community are invited to attend. The meeting agenda provides a review of HALT’s mission, accomplishments of the past year in acquiring and managing its conservation land in Hopkinton, and a short business segment.
Town meetings tonight include the Youth Commission (5:30) and Upper Charles Trail Committee (7).
Photo of the Day: What appears to be a mother and baby turkey were spotted off Valentine Road on Tuesday morning.
Video of the Day:
Sir, you can’t park here…😏😂🦀🐚 pic.twitter.com/25m2ghuBm8
— Fred Schultz (@FredSchultz35) September 20, 2022