Lykan award

Business Briefs: Spilka nominates Lykan for state manufacturer award

Massachusetts State Senate President Karen E. Spilka nominated Hopkinton-based Lykan Bioscience for a Manufacturer of the Year award, part of a series of awards given by the state legislature’s Manufacturing Caucus to promote “Made...
Rick Scherer

Business Profile: Integrity makes difference for OnTo Mortgage

Rick Scherer, CEO and senior mortgage planner at OnTo Mortgage, and partner Rich Clayton have built a successful and growing mortgage brokerage based on five core values, the first and most salient being integrity. “Rich...
Phipps Insurance

Business Profile: Phipps Insurance Agency carries on legacy of family business

In September 2017, Brian Thomas was proud to purchase the Phipps Insurance Agency — founded in 1950 by his uncle, Paul M. Phipps — and keep the independent agency at 80 Main St. in...
BP Studio Ampersand HI 10-14-20

Business Profile: Studio Ampersand offers holistic approach to academic tutoring

Cierra Henderson, founder of Studio Ampersand in Holliston, is passionate about helping young people reach their greatest potential, both in academics and personal growth. Studio Ampersand offers expert tutors qualified to teach all ages from...
FIX IT! employees

Business Profile: FIX IT! means trusted home repairs

People value the FIX IT! home service repair company because of owner Nestor Lopez, a professional who believes in providing exceptional service, high-quality work and outstanding customer service with every job. “This is not a...
Main Street fire

Owner of fire-damaged building at 17 Main St. promises to rebuild

Tom Carey, who owns the building at 17 Main St. that was damaged by fire Sunday morning, promised Tuesday, “One way or another we’re going to rebuild it.” Carey, who was on a golf course...
Education Station

Business Profile: Education Station enriches remote, hybrid learning

Education Station founders Christine Chapman and Sims Yun have intentionally chosen to focus fully on online learning for the foreseeable future to continue supporting students during this uncertain time. Class sizes remain at six students,...
Main Street fire

Day after fire, business owners return to 17 Main St. to assess damage

One day after a three-alarm fire in the mixed-use building at 17 Main St., owners of the businesses in the building were on site Monday, taking stock of their property and cleaning up. Hopkinton Deputy...

Business Briefs: Bond named president-elect of Mass. Bar Association

Hopkinton’s Thomas Bond was named president-elect of the Massachusetts Bar Association for its 2020-21 year, beginning on Sept. 1. Bond is a founder and managing partner of the Kaplan/Bond Group in Boston. He is a...
Bittersweet's C.J. Dunne

Business Profile: Variety aplenty at eclectic Bittersweet Co.

Like so many small business owners, C.J. Dunne is working hard to keep his doors open. To say the last 18 months have been difficult for him would be an understatement. In early 2019, he...