5 Things You Need to Know Today: March 22
One of Hopkinton's finest completed training recently and some of the High School's finest artists will have work on display tonight.
Our weekday morning column, 5 Things You Need to Know, provides you with information that can help you plan your day and give you some fodder for water cooler conversations.
1. Congratulations to Hopkinton Police Sergeant Joseph Bennett who recently completed his first line supervisor training. Coursework addressed contemporary concepts of management and leadership relevant to the responsibilities of first line supervisors in a modern criminal justice agency. The program, presented by experienced academics and law enforcement practitioners between Feb. 27 and March 9 discussed topics including operational leadership and management principles, problem-solving, organizational and interpersonal communications, labor relations, disciplinary issues, and ethical decision-making.
2. Today is the last day to get discounted early bird registration for the HPTA’s Spring Extracurriculars. More information can be found by looking at Amy Ritterbusch’s blog post here.
3. Tonight at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts don’t miss the opening reception for High School Honors Art Show. The reception will last from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and the artwork will be on display through Tuesday.
4. The Board of Selectmen approved Police Chief Flannery’s request at it's March 20 meeting to prohibit parking motor vehicles or trailers on all public ways in the Town of Hopkinton from 5 a.m. until 1 p.m. on the day of the Boston Marathon, April 16, unless the vehicles have a permit issued by the Police Department. The prohibition will be enforced only on public ways critical to supporting the start of the race. The Police Department will also enforce parking restrictions posted, as may be needed, to facilitate setting up for the race from 7 a.m. on Wednesday before the race, April 11, through 5 a.m. of the morning of the race, April 16. The Hopkinton Police Department will close the roads in Hopkinton at 7:30 a.m. on the day of the Marathon and will re-open the roads as soon as possible, but no later than 1 p.m.
5. Have you voted in our weekly Readers’ Choice poll yet? This week we’re asking you where the best place to get a Haircut in Hopkinton is. With one day left in the voting Jackie & Company is tied for the lead with Ward’s Barber Shop. If the voting stays this close comments on the poll page and reviews on each businesses directory listing will be taken into account.