Businesses that were cooperative, flexible and agile weathered the uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic and state shutdown.
Monte Dybvig, owner of Doctor Monte’s Auto for 21 years, located in downtown Cambridge, said he grew through the COVID-19 pandemic. His shop offers general repair services for a variety of vehicles.
“We did better last year than we did the year before,” Dybvig said. “It was a little bit more up and down. So we had a low month, we had a record month, that type of thing going on.”
He believes that due to the state shutdown and people not driving as much, they had more time to service their vehicles at his shop, he said.
During the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic
Dybvig approached his mechanics during the beginning of the pandemic and said: “We don’t know what’s going…