5 Things You Need to Know Today: May 14
Learn your families history this afternoon and discover more about the School Committee candidates 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. Tonight at 7 p.m. HCAM will be broadcasting a debate between candidates for the School Committee. Patch has submitted four specific questions to the candidates and we will be running all of the candidates’ answers to one question each day starting tomorrow and ending Friday. You still have until Thursday to submit letters to the editor supporting your favorite candidate.
2. This week the Sharon Timlin Memorial 5K directors are pushing to fill their registration slots. All of the information can be found on the event listing for the annual race. There are a limited number of T-shirts available for those who register early.
3. Have you been researching your ancestry? The Hopkinton Public Library will be hosting a workshop tonight called What’s Your Genealogy? Visit at 1:30 p.m. to get started with the research or get some help.
4. Did you know that pursuant to Hopkinton’s agreement with the state there is no lawn watering allowed on Monday, Saturday and Sunday? Furthermore, precincts one and three are limited to watering on Tuesday and Thursday; precincts two and four can water on Wednesday and Friday.
5. Have you been looking for a pet? Why not adopt Yogi? Yogi is a 6 year old male greyhound who loves to be around people. Despite not having a tail, he shows his love by giving you the best lean and a kiss on your hand. He loves to go on walks and runs in a closed in field. Yogi is a little apprehensive around men, but warms up when he is given treats. Please give this special little boy a chance, the payback will be unconditional. Yogi has a strong personality and would do best in a home with an experienced dog owner and with structure. He bonds strongly with the female caregiver and can be unsure of men. He can be protective of his sleep space, so a home with older children or female adults would be best. Yogi is an exceptional boy who just loves attention. He is about 85% housebroken, and can do stairs. He's been looking for the right home for a long time visit Greyhound Friends to meet him and learn more about greyhounds..