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1. St. Michael's Church Calls New Rector

by Kevin Robert Malone 8/20/14

St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, Holliston, Massachusetts, has successfully concluded their discernment search process, and has called The Reverend Sarah Robbins-Cole to be the new Rector. Reverend Robbins-Cole will be assuming her new duties on or shortly after October 1, 2014.

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2. Beavers Take on Mission Springs

by Paul Saulnier 8/19/14

Residents will soon need more than Wellies to cross the foot bridge to Wenakeening Woods.

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3. Holliston Girl Scouts Host Fall Registration Events

by Michelle Rokus 8/18/14

Come see how the Girl Scouts of Holliston are building girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place! Girls in grades K-12 who join Girl Scouts can participate in many different ways: troop, camp, events, series, travel or even virtual online participation.

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4. Town Officials Visit Clearcutting Site

by Bobby Blair 8/17/14

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5. 2014 August/Labor Day Crackdown

by Officer Matthew Waugh 8/17/14

Holliston Police Department Launches Intensive Crackdown on Impaired Driving Remember: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

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6. Ice Bucket Challenge in Holliston

by Bill Tobin 8/16/14

The staff of the Northeastern Publishing accepted the challenge to participate in the now popular Ice Bucket Challenge that is supporting ALS and other charities.

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7. Walk & Picnic Club in Holliston

by Bea Hait 8/16/14

Walk 'n Mass Volkssport Club invites walkers to participate in either a 6 km or 10 km (3.7 or 6.2 miles) walk route starting at Fatima Shrine’s picnic pavilion, 101 Summer Street in Holliston, Mass. on Saturday, August 23, 2014. All walkers are invited to stay for the club picnic after the morning walk with food provided by walk participants. (Barbara Kimball views the kiosk sign at Blair Square)

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8. Lions Iced at Goodwill Concert

by Bill Tobin 8/15/14

The summer concerts at Goodwill Park concluded on August 12th with the Southeastern Mass Community Symphony Band, making up for the rained out date of July. 15th . An unscheduled appearance of the Holliston Lions Club accepting an ALS Ice Challenge shared the spotlight of the evening.

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9. Junior Police Academy Class 2

by Bill Tobin 8/13/14

The second Junior Police Academy class of the summer began on Monday, August 11th, under the direction of Officers Bryan Digiorgio, Michael Woods and Lt. David Gatchell, assisted by Kate Hickey. Twenty energetic boys of the 6th, 7th and 8th grades signed up for the week long class.

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10. Annual Senior Picnic

by Bill Tobin 8/12/14

Seniors get ready for another great picnic at the Hopkinton Laborers's Training Center, sponsored by our own Carolyn Dykema, on Wednesday, August 20th at noon.Good food, good company and of course good weather.

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11. A Big Expensive Irreplaceable Mistake

by Bobby Blair 8/10/14

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12. Board of Health Welcomes its new Health Administrator

by Paul Saulnier 8/8/14

August 7, 2014. Hard to believe it's possible, but the position of Health Administrator, held by Ann McCobb, who retired last month after many years of service to the residents of Holliston, has been filled.

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13. Now Showing on HCAT

by Lisa Hedrick 8/8/14

Updated 08 - 08 - 2014

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14. Goodwill Park Opened Two Years Ago

by Paul Saulnier 8/7/14

It was little more than two years ago. "We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give."

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15. Eagle Scout Candidate Peter Goeller Builds Boardwalk off Dunster Road

by Paul Saulnier 8/6/14

You won't have to wear your Wellies to walk through the Fairbanks Conservation Land thanks to this Eagle Scout Project managed by Peter Goeller.

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16. A message from TOWN OF HOLLISTON

by Jackie Napolitano 8/6/14

Holliston Water Department Main Work May Cause Temporary Discolored Water

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17. Golf Tournament in Memory of Greg Schmall

by Nancy Farrell 8/3/14

Greg Schmall's (pictured above front, left) friends will honor his memory with a golf tournament to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project, whose mission Greg was passionate about.

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18. Cormier's Self Defense Academy Best Martial Arts Class

by Rebecca MacLeod 8/2/14

With over 27 years of professional martial arts instruction, Cormier’s Self Defense Academy teaches karate, jujitsu, judo, and teen/adult self defense programs where students learn in a comfortable, safe, supportive and kid-friendly environment.

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19. May the Dopping Brook Beavers RIP

by Paul Saulnier 8/1/14

A total of five eager beavers called Bob Carey's cranberry bogs home. That is until they flooded his property and threatened the only access to his home.

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20. Car Entered Shop via Windows

by Bill Tobin 8/1/14

Long Distance Tire in Medway, (Holliston connection) had new entry created at about 2:00pm on Friday. A vehicle departing the parking lot made a forced entry into the office and waiting room of Long Distance Tire. No one was seriously hurt.

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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 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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