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...
Greg Galeazzi homecoming

Hopkinton welcomes disabled Army veteran into specially built home

Greg Galeazzi, who lost both of his legs while serving as an Army captain in Afghanistan, moved into his custom-built home in Hopkinton on Thursday, welcomed by the Hopkinton Police and Fire Departments.Galeazzi’s house...
Shova Sharma

Hopkinton woman spearheads DIY mask project

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit and it seemed like things were “falling apart,” Shova Sharma did not want to sit on the sidelines. The Hopkinton resident, joined by just a handful of others at...
Pedroli family photo

Independent Thoughts: Pedroli turns grief into inspiration

After her husband passed away in a car accident in May 2016, Hopkinton resident Kristen Pedroli had to navigate some unfamiliar territory. Realizing she could use some help learning how to deal with the...
Workers put up cubicles at Boston Convention and Exposition Center

Hopkinton resident helps transform convention center into field hospital

Doing work at the Boston Convention and Exposition Center is nothing new for Hopkinton’s Bob Dobinski. The president of Corp-Events New England has aided in the construction of trade shows and other events for...
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,...

Police chief takes pride in town’s jail diversion program

This summer’s national protests that demanded changes in policing included a call for more people trained to handle mental health issues, individuals who would be better prepared than police to deal with those suffering...
LaFreniere family

Independent Thoughts: Rare disease, pandemic can’t keep 3-year-old down

In retrospect, Hopkinton residents Jamas and Margot LaFreniere say, they are among the lucky ones — despite the fact that their 3-year-old daughter has an extremely rare and life-threatening genetic disease.They were able to...
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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...
Indian ceremony

Photos: India Independence Day celebration at Town Common

The India Association of Great Boston held a flag-hoisting ceremony Saturday morning at Hopkinton's Town Common to commemorate India's Independence Day. Attendance was limited in order to adhere to social distancing requirements.
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