Openings, closings, and more in the south suburbs

16soinformer - 10 percent of sales at the Corner Stop Eatery in Cohasset this month will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. (Handout)
The Corner Stop Eatery in Cohasset is donating 10 percent of its sales this month to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Rudy and Ron Vale own the Corner Stop Eatery.

The Corner Stop Eatery in Cohasset will donate 10 percent of its October sales to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Rudy Vale, who owns the restaurant with her husband, received a breast cancer diagnosis two years ago after a routine mammogram. Now in remission, she has teamed up with South Shore Hospital, through which she received treatment, to produce a video aimed at spreading awareness of breast cancer and encouraging women to get regular mammograms. The restaurant also donated its sales to support breast cancer research last October.

Peak Physical Therapy and Sports Performance will open its new location at the University Sports Complex in Hanover Oct. 19, with an open house and ribbon-cutting from 5 to 7 p.m. Free functional movement screenings will be available during the open house. The tests measure a person’s strength, flexibility, and stability, with the goal of identifying parts of the body that are prone to injury. The company has additional locations in Norwell, Quincy, and Scituate.

16soinformer - Fred Taylor of Milton (right) was part of a crew that helped clean up parts of the Neponset River last month. (Neponset River Watershed Association)
Neponset River Watershed Association
Fred Taylor of Milton (right) was part of a crew that helped clean up parts of the Neponset River last month.

The Neponset River Watershed Association and more than 100 volunteers spent a Saturday late last month cleaning up parts of the Neponset River and nearby land in Milton and Hyde Park. Fourteen tons of debris -- including railroad spikes, car parts, toilets, a motorcycle, and a newspaper vending machine containing newspapers from 1995 -- were removed over the course of four hours, according to the group, which holds the event every year.

(Left to right) State Representative Bruce Ayers, Highland-March Workspaces vice president Kim Morin, president Leslie Libeskind, and state Senator John Keenan at the grand opening of the company's new location in Quincy's Marina Bay neighborhood.

Highland-March Workspaces recently held a grand opening for its location in Quincy’s Marina Bay neighborhood. The 18,000-square-foot space is on the top floor of 500 Victory Road. It includes furnished offices, as well as communal conference rooms and training rooms, a shared reception area, kitchen, mailroom, and meeting rooms. The ceremony on Sept. 29 was attended by Quincy Mayor Tom Koch, as well as state Senator John Keenan and state Representative Bruce Ayers. The company has two other locations, in Braintree and Mansfield.

The Paper Store opened a new location at Colony Place in Plymouth late last month, with a grand opening held Oct. 1. It is in the space formerly occupied by Hallmark, next to Alden Park Bar & Grill. It is open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday. The store sells gifts, jewelry, home decor products, and more. Among the company’s other locations south of Boston are stores in Wareham, Mansfield, Hingham, Canton, and Quincy.

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