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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...
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Hopkinton Center for the Arts feels financial impact of pandemic

Like so many small businesses in town, the Hopkinton Center for the Arts has been struggling due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Shuttered since March 12, the HCA has been forced to...
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Business Briefs: LakePharma works to combat COVID-19

LakePharma, a biologics company that has a facility on South Street, recently announced it was making versions of purified COVID-19 proteins available to the biotech community for “rapid antibody and diagnostic development under relaxed...
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Business Profile: Wild Adventure Programming at Southwick’s Zoo

Young people, ages 5 through 16, are fascinated with the Wild Adventure Programming at Southwick’s Zoo in Mendon, and registration is open for these popular summer activities that begin June 22. “We’re hoping with a...
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ATOZ details marijuana testing plans in community meeting

ATOZ Laboratories, which plans to open a cannabis testing laboratory inside the single-story brick building at 100 South St., held a state-mandated community outreach meeting online on May 7. Company owner Dr. Bud Zaouk explained...
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Local businesses affected by COVID-19 can apply for SBA loan

Many small businesses in Hopkinton — and around the nation — are struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic. In an effort to help, the Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering free webinars on the application...
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Business Briefs: Heather Smith joins Flimp Communications

Flimp Communications, a Hopkinton-based company that develops virtual communications and engagement solutions for employers and benefits providers, announced the addition of Hopkinton resident Heather Smith to its leadership team. Smith will serve as chief people...

Business Profile: HCA uses art as an expressive tool in uncertain times

The Hopkinton Center for the Arts has transitioned many classes to a virtual format, and discounted registration is open until May 10 for summer programs. “Art has a wonderfully unique way of enabling people to...

Hopkinton native starts company that sells metal straws

  Hopkinton native Kevin Windheuser hopes to stir up enthusiasm for a cleaner environment, one metal straw at a time. Windheuser and his girlfriend, Julia Piri, have created a business, UseMe LIFE, that sells metal straws...

Business Briefs: Country Farm to become liquor store

Country Farm to become liquor store The owners of the Country Farm convenience store at 3 Cedar St. (next to the Post Office) plan to change the business to a liquor store, and the Subway...