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...

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...

Business Profile: Dawn Fall Spa on Main

Just walking into Dawn Fall Spa on Main, clients are already smiling knowing full well they’ll be leaving feeling pampered, rejuvenated and happy. That’s because the highly skilled and welcoming professionals at the full-service...

Business Briefs: Baypath gets boost from VCA hospitals donation

Baypath gets boost from VCA hospitals donation A recent fundraising campaign organized by VCA Animal Hospitals in Central Massachusetts and Boston raised more than $1,700 for Baypath Humane Society of Hopkinton, enabling Baypath to continue...
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate office

Business Profile: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate

It’s not too early to start thinking about the spring market. Whether you’re buying or selling a home, looking to rent or seeking commercial property, the trusted team at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate...
Education Station co-founders Sims Yun and Christine Chapman

Business Profile: Empowered learning at Education Station

Christine Chapman’s vision for education resonates with parents and children alike. An educational consultant and former teacher at Brimmer and May, a Boston-area pre-K-12 private school, Chapman thrives on seeing students succeed. Education Station is...

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,...

Whisper Way subdivision plan moves through boards

The town Planning Board held a continued a public hearing Oct. 29 for the Whisper Way Open Space and Landscape Preservation Development (OSLPD) subdivision plan application by Ron Nation, 20th Century Homes. Last December the...

Long road ahead for Elmwood Farms development

Planning Board advises more updates to 30-year-old plan Representatives for the Elmwood Farms III development, a subdivision off Blueberry Lane that was approved 30 years ago, paid a visit to the Planning Board on Jan....

Business Profile: Hopkinton’s newest active adult community, The Trails in Hopkinton

Modern, carefree living meets style and convenience at The Trails in Hopkinton, the community’s newest active adult living environment nestled alongside 18 miles of protected, open nature trails and adjacent to Hopkinton State Park. ...