Patrick Morrissey

Guitar builder cherishes career making music for others

Most people have jobs that give them an income; others have careers that provide satisfaction. And then there are the lucky few, like guitar craftsman Patrick Morrissey of Hopkinton, whose work is his passion. “It...
Leonard Street construction

ConCom focuses on Leonard Street project’s flooding issues

The Conservation Commission at its Tuesday meeting issued an enforcement order on violations at the Leonard Street subdivision project, which over the past two months has been chastised for poor erosion control measures that...
Shahood & Sons employees

Business Profile: Shahood & Sons treats customers like family

Shahood & Sons does it all when it comes to plumbing, heating and cooling, but Mark S. Shahood Jr. is eager to talk about his employees and customers instead. His team is the “backbone...
17 Main Street fire

Planning Board expresses concerns about parking for 17 Main St. expansion

The Planning Board at its meeting Monday decided in an 8-0 vote to continue the hearing for 17 Main Street after concerns arose about the parking layout and the ability of emergency vehicles to...
Pamela Banson

Business Profile: Kumon Math and Reading Center of Hopkinton builds students’ confidence

“It’s true happiness,” Pamela Banson says of her work. “It lifts up my spirit and inspires me to do more, to do better.” Banson opened Kumon Math and Reading Center of Hopkinton 19 years...
Chamberlain work

Conservation Commission roundup: Chamberlain-Whalen hearing continued; Leonard Street ordered to have more inspections

The Conservation Commission on Tuesday night approved a request for reconsideration for the final lot of the Chamberlain Street-Whelan Road project and continued the hearing until Oct. 19. The proposal to build a house Lot...
Eversource LNG facility

Planning Board: Stormwater conditions a growing concern; Eversource granted permits for LNG project

The Planning Board on Monday night granted two permits for Eversource’s facility improvement project at the liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility at 52 Wilson St. after a two-hour discussion that encompassed a growing concern...
HCA Terry farmhouse

HCA announces vaccine, mask requirement for indoor events

The Hopkinton Center for the Arts announced that it will require proof of vaccination by eligible individuals as well as face coverings for any indoor event at the facility. Children and other individuals who...
Darcy Repucci

Business Profile: Baystate Audiology listens to community’s needs

While some businesses have downsized during the pandemic, Baystate Audiology has been busier than ever. Its patient list has more than doubled since opening five years ago this November, and construction is underway to...
Repligen logo

Business Briefs: Repligen eyes South Street location, seeks TIF

A representative from the drug company Repligen appeared before the Select Board on Aug. 3 to discuss the company’s interest in taking over a vacant building on South Street and working on a Tax...