Carbone's

Carbone’s Restaurant to close after 87 years, property for sale

Peter Carbone, owner of Carbone’s Italian American Restaurant, said Tuesday he has been “inundated” with calls from potential buyers since he announced that the iconic Hopkinton restaurant would be closing this fall after 87...
Anthony Rotunno

Lykan Bioscience sets about ‘transforming future’ from Hopkinton

Lykan Bioscience is breaking new ground, and that ground is in Hopkinton. This month the start-up — whose slogan is “Transforming the future together” — will debut what it calls a “first of its kind,...
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Hopkinton restaurant status update

With restaurants closed for dine-in service due to the coronavirus outbreak and ensuing restrictions on gatherings, many establishments have switched to takeout and/or delivery only while some have closed altogether. Below is a table listing...
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...
Mark Shahood

Business Profile: Shahood & Sons, family-owned for 3 generations

The Shahood family knows the plumbing industry. Shahood & Sons, Inc. was founded in 1949 by Thomas Shahood and successfully run for 30 years by his son, Mark. In 2011 Mark S. Shahood Jr.,...
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...
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...
Rodrigo Vassoler with children

Business Profile: Main Street Home Improvement specializes in fine carpentry, remodeling

With nearly two decades of related experience having worked for various companies, Rodrigo Vassoler, owner of Main Street Home Improvement, is a trusted resource and ready to help homeowners achieve their remodeling dreams. “I was...
Jeannine Coburn

Business Profile: Realtor Jeannine Coburn takes advantage of upward-trending market

Jeannine Coburn of RE/MAX Executive Realty advises homeowners the market is particularly strong, and now is a good time to buy “more” home for the money. “With today’s historically low interest rates, a buyer can...
Hina and Mukesh Patel

Business Profile: Country Farm Liquors offers quality beverages, friendly service

Many people in town know Mukesh Patel as “Mike.” He and his wife, Hina, own and operate Country Farm Liquors at 3 Cedar St., adjacent to the Post Office downtown. Their son, Neel, serves...