Brookline Runs on Dunkin


Kailah Cox

The Brookline community recently gained a new Dunkin’ Donuts franchise, this one being m uch larger than the original gas station kiosk.

Kailah Cox, Staff Writer

Brookline NH is a small town with few businesses. Dunkin’ Donuts has become a significantly popular place to go for coffee and breakfast items. Whether kids  running to Dunks at 6 a.m. before school, or adults stopping on their way home from work, there is always someone there. The grand opening of the new Dunkin’ Donuts on Saturday, December 17- changed the chain from being part of a small gas station store to being its own, independent building.

The community has responded well to this new location. “It’s very big and I love being able to sit in the comfy chairs.,” said Jared Holland ‘17. The building is quite large compared to the original franchise. JJ Fiore 19’ added, “It is super clean and there are USB chargers everywhere to charge your phone or other electronic devices.”

The first Dunkin Donuts was opened in Quincy, Massachusetts in 1948, previously called the Open Kettle. Coffee was just ten cents when it first opened and bagels were not sold until 1996. There are now 106 types of donuts sold in Dunkin Donuts stores around the United States.

At any grand opening, customers look for the quality of customer service along with appearance of the building. Matt Beaulieu ‘19 said, “The atmosphere is kind and [the building is] really big.” The building is not only well built, but impressive inside and out. Max Staplefield ‘20 said, “It has good customer service and the employees are polite.”

After a awesome turn out, the new Dunkin’ Donuts can expect many new visitors. Hollis Brookline customers are clearly happy to have access to this new Dunkin’ Donuts.