As springtime and Boston Marathon time approach, it is imperative that as a town we should focus on two of our most important downtown green spaces: the Town Common and the Center School land. The Town Common is in desperate need of more shade trees. Where is the tree planting plan? The much-used grassy field behind Center School has sadly become a construction supply and equipment storage facility.
Green spaces downtown are in danger of slowly disappearing. They are integral to our health and well-being. They need the attention and protection from the entire community and our elected and appointed officials.
— Rick and Beth Kelly, Hopkinton
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