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1. The School Budget

by Erica Plunkett 3/30/15

As a result of recent and unanticipated increases in the cost and number of students in out-of-District Special Education placements and a less than 1% increase in State Aid for Education, Holliston Schools are faced with an extraordinary budget gap of nearly $1 million.

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2. Four Holliston Teens Receive Eagle Scout Awards

by Jana Milbocker 3/30/15

The highest award from the Boy Scouts of America, the rank of Eagle Scout, was bestowed upon four Holliston teens on Saturday, March 28, in a special ceremony at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Holliston.

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3. 7th Annual Charity Raffle to Benefit Holliston Food Pantry and Others

by Joseph Mongelli 3/29/15

St. Mary’s Knights of Columbus Sponsors 7th Annual Charity Raffle to Benefit Holliston Food Pantry, Senior Center, Homes for Our Troops and Wounded Warriors!

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4. You wear the ORANGE and we'll provide the APPEAL!

by Joanne O'Connell 3/28/15

Thanks to our many chefs, beer & wine sponsors, silent auction & raffle donors, we are excited to come together tonight, Saturday, to share in a fun & tasty night!

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5. America In Bloom Comes to Holliston

by The Staff 3/28/15

What is Holliston in Bloom? A representative of America in Bloom visited Holliston this week to help the Holliston in Bloom committee and neighbors prepare for the official judges' visit in July.

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6. Now Showing on HCAT

by Lisa Hedrick 3/27/15

Updated 03- 27 - 2015

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7. RABIES VACCINATION DAY

by Ann Adams 3/27/15

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8. RAMS Middle School Golf starts Mid-April

by Michelle Tate 3/27/15

The RAMS Golf Club is an opportunity for middle school golfers.

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9. $200 million of Chapter 90 funding for local road and bridge repairs

by Andrea Pessolano 3/27/15

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10. Police Officers Lauded

by Bobby Blair 3/26/15

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11. Library News

by Leslie McDonnell 3/26/15

Foreign Film Night tonight.

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12. School Committee Members Request Override

by Bobby Blair 3/25/15

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13. Kevin Conley Seeks Reelection

by Bill Tobin 3/23/15

Kevin Conley has served Holliston as Selectman for four years. He is currently the chairman of the board and is now seeking a second three-year term. As of this date, he is unopposed. [HR] met with Kevin to discuss his experience in the job, and the future too.

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14. Brian Kisses the Pig

by Bill Tobin 3/23/15

It was a fun day at Breezy Hill Farm visiting a variety of interesting farm animals. The highlight of the day was the announcement that Brian Kramer had the honor to Kiss the Pig, as he had the most votes in the Kiss the Pig contest.

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15. Volkssport Club Holliston Walk

by Bea Hait 3/22/15

Walk ’n Mass Volkssport Club welcomes the public to its traditional group “Soup Walk” that starts our walking season and takes place this year in Holliston, MA on Saturday, March 28, 2015.

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16. Support the Food Pantry at Bertucci's

by Amy Porter 3/22/15

Enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner at the Holliston Bertucci's and help out the Holliston Pantry Shelf on Tuesday, March 24 from 4:00 pm-9:00pm or Wednesday, March 25 from 11:00 am-9:00 pm for dine-in or carry-out and 15% of the proceeds of your order will be donated to the Holliston Pantry Shelf. You must present the coupon offered in the article when you pay in order for the donation to be made to the Pantry.

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17. Doing Good when Doing Well

by Ryland Hanstad 3/22/15

Philanthropy and the affluent family: supportng foundations, family foundations, and building a legacy. There are many vehicles to achieve goals.

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18. Years of Service Recognition for Chief Moore and Sergeant Dalrymple

by Lt. David Gatchell 3/21/15

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19. Will Dogs Be Banned on the Rail Trail?

by Bobby Blair 3/20/15

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20. Holliston Drug and Alcohol Awareness Coalition

by Mary Greendale 3/19/15

As a follow-up to the Drug Forum that was held in February, a grassroots group has come together to create the Holliston Drug and Alcohol Awareness Coalition.

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Articles with Most Comments on HR

One Year Ago: New Gun Shop in Town

by Bobby Blair

When HollistonReporter.com published this article about the new business in town, we were not prepared for the ensuing controversy. Have you run out of ideas for that perfect gift for Christmas? We logged well over 100 comments, both for and against, about a gun shop in Holliston.

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Break in at Holliston Firearms

by Paul Saulnier

Saturday, January 26, 2013. At approximately 7:30 AM, police responded to a call to 838 Washington Street about a break into Holliston Firearms.

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Open Letter to Dr. Jackson

by Jack Harper

Dear Dr. Jackson, We have three children at Placentino Elementary. Everyone I know says great things about the administration and the teachers at our extraordinary school. They have created a loving learning environment which make our children and other students anxious to be there every single day.

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Town Hall Like You've Never Seen It

by Bobby Blair

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One Down, One To Go

by Paul Saulnier

After successfully crushing Bullard Memorial Farm's efforts to establish a solar farm in their neighborhood, Bullard Street residents have set their sights on ending shooting at the Holliston Sportsmen's Association.

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Pedestrian Struck in Crosswalk

by Bobby Blair

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Holliston Then and Now

by Bill Tobin

This article has been published in 2009 and 2013, and received many comments that are republished. Newcomers and old timers too appreciate our town then and now. Holliston has changed over recent years. Do you remember ... ... Izzy and Al's Restaurant? The Colonial Pharmacy? Walter's Dairy? The Mighty Midget? The Historical Society's old home? Joe's Barber Shop? Knowlton's Market ? The Edison Shop? Russell's Market? Aubuchon's? just to name a few.

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Mother and Daughter Struck in Crosswalk

by Bobby Blair

Two people were struck by a vehicle in the crosswalk downtown Saturday afternoon

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Name This Park

by Bobby Blair

Here's your chance to name a park...

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Vote No on Holliston's Question 5.

by Marty Lamb

The question asks. "should the state rep from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution affirming that (1) rights protected under the U. S. Constitution are the rights of natural persons only and (2) both Congress and the states may place limits on political contributions and political spending?"

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