UPDATE: 5 Things You Need to Know Today: June 14
Today is the last day to sign up for Saturday's Timlin 5K.
RESCHEDULED GAME: The Hopkinton High Girls Varsity Tennis Team match against Winchester High for the Division 2 state title has been rescheduled to 3:30 WEDNESDAY at neutral site Lexington High School, 251 Waltham St.
1. Today is Flag Day. This day commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States by the Continental Congress in 1777.
2. The Hopkinton High Girls Varsity Tennis Team has a match against Winchester High at 3:30 for the Division 2 state title at neutral site Lexington High School, 251 Waltham St.
3. Today is also the last day to sign up for the 8th Annual Sharon Timlin Memorial 5K to benefit ALS research (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Lou Gehrig's Disease, a degenerative, fatal neuromuscalar disease). This is the biggest road race in Hopkinton after the Boston Marathon. The race is Saturday, June 18, 8:30 a.m. at Hopkinton High School. Click here to register. There are also kids races, raffle prizes, post-race refreshments, entertainment and family fun for all!
4. The Timlin Race also needs volunteers so it can be Green Certified according to the FitPlanet Pledge of Sustainability. Contact Jayashree Dattar at 508.625.1028 or email@example.com for shifts from 6:45 to 9 a.m.; 8:30 to 10 a.m.; or 9 to 11 a.m. Partial shifts welcome too! Ride your bike to the site!
5. At tonight's selectmen's meeting, 6:30 in Town Hall, selectmen will honor children's librarian Mrs. K who was nominated as a Hopkinton Hero by Hopkins fourth-grader Rebeccca Wood. They will also accept some gifts to the town and consider the resignations of Roger Mezzit from the Historical Commission and Nadine Stewart from the 300th Anniversary Committee. There are also a couple of appointments to consider: Frank D'Urso for an unexpired term on the Keefe Tech regional school committee and Michael Peirce to a full-time slot on the ZBA. Peirce is currently an associate member. Then at 7, the board is scheduled to consider annual town committee appointments. At 7:15 - great news! Town Treasurer Maureen Dwinnell has a proposal to save the town about three-quarter-million dollars by refinancing debt from the high-school-construction project. Finance Director Heidi Kriger will present a report on town finances through March 31. Parks and Rec and representatives from Demons Youth Hockey will present a plan for a town rink. The Parks and Rec Commission's Patrick Mahon is also resigning and selectmen will consider a replacement for him. At 8:15, the library trustees will join selectmen and interview candidates for two trustees seats. An hour later, after a brief discussion regarding some town-owned land selectmen are expected to discuss Town Manager Norman Khumalo's performance evaluation. Public comment is welcomed at the start of every meeting. Meetings are broadcast on HCAM-TV. For a video preview, click here.