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1. EMILEE DAWN GAGNON MEMORIAL FREE LIBRARY

by Chief John Moore 10/29/14

The Holliston Police Department is pleased to announce the opening of a free library stand. This library is dedicated to the memory of Emilee Gagnon, daughter of Holliston Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician John Gagnon and his wife Celia.

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2. 30th Anniversary of the Ordination of The Reverend Dr. Linnea Prefontaine

by Ceci LeBeau 10/29/14

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3. Bogastow Brook Viaduct and Highland Tunnel in Holliston listed amongst Massachusetts Most Endangered Historic Resources

by Press Release 10/28/14

The Bogastow Brook Viaduct and the Highland Tunnel were both built in 1846 by the Boston and Worcester Railroad. The viaduct is an 8-arch bridge of granite and rubble fill that crosses the Bogastow Brook and also spans what was the tailrace of the former Darling Woolen Mills. The tunnel is constructed in a unique horseshoe shape with stone exterior and brick interior.

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4. Fall Town Meeting held October 27, 2014

by The Staff 10/28/14

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5. Now Showing on HCAT

by Lisa Hedrick 10/25/14

Updated 10 - 25 - 2014

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6. 12th Annual Walk Against Breast Cancer

by Nancy Farrell 10/21/14

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7. Agricultural Commission to Plant Cranberries this Sunday

by Bobby Blair 10/18/14

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8. Invites Mailed for Veterans' Dinner

by Bobby Blair 10/17/14

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9. Free Dental Care Day

by Press Release 10/17/14

Harelick Dental Associates of Holliston 2 Smith Row Holliston, MA will host a Free Care Day in conjunction with Impact Health International providing the first 100+ adults with free dental care on Thursday, November 6, 2014.

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10. A Haunted Hayride

by Press Release 10/16/14

Rumors of a school override. The Selectmen authorizing a new traffic study. A chance encounter with a member of the Democratic Town Committee. Yes, Holliston can be a scary place in which to live.

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11. Beavers Take on Mission Springs - again

by Paul Saulnier 10/15/14

The bridge behind Mission Springs is entirely underwater as is the access to the bridge.

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12. 17th Annual Cystic Fibrosis Cycle For Life

by Paul Saulnier 10/14/14

Once again, Holliston hosted the Annual Cystic Fibrosis Cycle For Life, with 378 registered riders and 290 actually riding today in rain. "I started the event in 1998 as a way to support my niece Haylee. We raised $ 8,500 that first year. We brought in $264,000 this year. Nationwide, the various CF Cycles for Life are anticipated to raise $4.5 million this year", said Matt Varrell.

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13. On Writing A Memoir

by Patricia Pereira 10/13/14

The Holliston Historical Society is hosting a program this Wednesday, October 15, 7:30 PM. The subject is "On Writing A Memoir" by Thatcher Freund.

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14. Don't Miss this Year's Senior Class Auction & Bazaar

by Paul Saulnier 10/12/14

Starts Monday, October 13, 2014 at Holliston High School, 370 Hollis Street @ 9AM

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15. HYDRANT FLUSHING

by Linda Mann 10/12/14

The Department of Public Works will be flushing Fire Hydrants BEGINNING OCTOBER 14, 2014

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16. Water Bills Cometh

by Jackie Napolitano 10/11/14

The quarterly water bills will be mailed out October 17, 2014. This bill reflects water usage for the period July - September 2014 and any arrears. Bills are due in the Water Department office by Monday , November 17, 2014 at 4:30p.m.

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17. Officer John Johnson's Killer to Remain Behind Bars

by Paul Saulnier 10/10/14

Police Chief John Moore released the Parole Board's decision on the request of Rolando Jimenez to be paroled.

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18. Selectmen Interview Lieutenant Candidates

by Bill Tobin 10/9/14

The Board of Selectmen met on Wednesday afternoon to interview four applicants for the open lieutenant position on the Holliston Police Department. It is a difficult decision as each applicant has qualifiations in experience, education, and personal attributes.

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19. Brockert Lauded by American Legion Post 47

by Bobby Blair 10/8/14

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20. Holliston Business Association's 4th Annual Metrowest Brewfest

by John Drohan 10/8/14

This year over 40 breweries will be represented pouring over 150 of the finest brews and meads in Metrowest and Massachusetts.

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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 was published in December 2009 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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Resident Questions Anti-Military Stance

by Tyler Ramrath

Resident Questions Anti-Military Stance 28 comments "This man just did a pretty good job of alienating a large and highly valued group of Holliston voters."

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