Cycling company raises interest but also concern

Cycling company looks to cut deal with town The 1854 Cycling Company plans to open a manufacturing facility at 80 South Street, and its owner appeared before the Select Board on Feb. 4 to share...

Business Profile: Artists find themselves at Hopkinton Center for the Arts

Center provides opportunities for growth, self-expression, enjoyment for all ages “You: Artists Depict Themselves” is the theme of the Hopkinton Center for the Arts’ current juried art exhibit (through Nov. 19) highlighting more than 40...

Start Line Brewing expansion running on time

Start Line Brewing’s much-anticipated expansion project is nearing the finish line. Due to its popularity and success over the last three years, the Hayden Rowe Street brewery soon will be offering its patrons additional...

Muscatello among nation’s top mortgage originators

Hopkinton resident Kim Muscatello is ranked among the top 1 percent of mortgage originators in the nation, according to the Winter 2019 issue of Mortgage Executive Magazine. “I am extremely humbled to be listed among...

Independent Thoughts: Businesses come up big to save Easter Egg Hunt

One of the traditional signs of spring in Hopkinton is the annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Town Common, organized by the Parks and Recreation Department. With longtime sponsor Hopkinton Drug no longer involved, the...

Marathon Spectacular back at Weston Nurseries

There are a number of good spots to watch the Boston Marathon as it begins in Hopkinton. Of course, there’s the start line, although that gets very crowded and it can be challenging to navigate...

Business Profile: Wild Adventure programming at Southwick’s Zoo

Young people, ages 5-16, are fascinated with the Wild Adventure programming at Southwick’s Zoo in Mendon, and registration is open now for these popular summer activities that begin June 24. “These educational programs, organized by...

More activity, less anxiety: Hopkinton physical therapist touts value of exercise in fighting depression

According to the National Institute of Mental Illness, nearly one in five Americans suffers from some type of mental illness, including anxiety and depression. As the rate of the two seems to be increasing...

Hopkinton Chamber volunteers at MetroWest YMCA

Cool rainy weather changed work plans but didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce members who volunteered at the MetroWest YMCA Family Outdoor Center Oct. 12. “The team of local business leaders installed...

Retailers prepare for new plastic bag regulation

Come the New Year, single-use, plastic checkout bags will be a thing of the past for the majority of customers shopping at retail and grocery stores in town. After a public hearing in April,...