HYDRANT FLUSHING Begins the Week of May 2nd
Civil War Folk Songs - Sunday, May 1st 2PM - Bullard Farm
Tickets for Annie Jr. http://www.pranacenter.com/future-production/annie-jr/
Revised Schedule for Youth Parade & Carnival. May 1. See below
Real Estate Tax due Monday May 2nd

News

1. Senator Spilka Visits HHS Transition Program

by Bill Tobin 5/1/16

Superintendent Brad Jackson, PhD welcomes Senator Karen Spilka to Holliston High to view the success of the Transition Program that she helped establish with the state gift of $300,000.

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2. Holliston Sings Haydn

by Bill Tobin 4/30/16

Spring choral concert at St. Mary's. The Adult and Youth choirs joined be a professional orchestra will present a program of choral music by Haydn and Mozart on Friday, May 20th. All are invited to this concert.

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3. Revised Schedule Youth Baseball/Softball Parade

by Jennie LoRicco 4/30/16

· 9:00am-12:00 noon: Home Run Derby at Damigella Field to benefit the Timothy O’Connell Foundation (9am Farm, 10am Minors, 11am Majors) and view the Red Sox World Series Trophies for a photo opportunity. There will be HYBSA Spirit Wear for sale in the Adams Gym while team/individual photos are taken. · 12:15pm: Gather at Damigella Field – Players look for their division sign, and then for their coaches. Teams spread out along the outfield grass (t-ball and farm in front) · 12:30pm: Opening Day Ceremonies at Damigella Softball Field · 1:00pm: Parade marches as normal Holliston Community, please come out and support our parade at 1pm!

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4. KEEFE TECH ANNOUNCES TERM 2 HONOR ROLL STUDENTS

by Press Release 4/30/16

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5. Rail Trail Work to Commence on May 11th

by Bobby Blair 4/29/16

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6. Now Showing on HCAT

by Don Cronin 4/29/16

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7. Coffee With the Cops

by Bobby Blair 4/28/16

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8. Board of Selectmen Met April 27

by Nancy Farrell 4/28/16

Selectmen Jay Leary, Chairman Jay Marsden, and Kevin Conley (l to r) met to finalize documents for Town Meeting, coming up on May 9. Mark your calendars.

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9. Community Farm Advisory Board Forges Ahead

by Bobby Blair 4/28/16

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10. Summer Scholarships Available

by Press Release 4/27/16

We are pleased to announce three scholarship opportunities for the upcoming summer season. The application deadline has been extended through June 1, 2016. Recipients will be notified shortly thereafter.

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11. Two Grants Awarded for Downtown Planning Efforts (and beyond)

by Mary Greendale 4/27/16

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12. Annual Town Meeting starts May 9th at 7:30 p.m. and runs for ... nights.

by From the Publisher's Desk 4/26/16

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13. Wiffle Ball Tournament

by Ben Dooley 4/26/16

Please join us on Saturday, April 30, to play Wiffle Ball in the second Wiffle Ball Tournament at Holliston High School to benefit The Timothy O’Connell Foundation!

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14. Hundreds Enjoyed A Taste of Holliston

by Bill Tobin 4/25/16

A classic spring Sunday afternoon was the perfect setting for the 9th Annual Taste of Holliston at the Holliston Historical Society. Pastries, candy, ice cream, traditional and ethnic foods were offered. No one went home hungry, that is for sure.

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15. Flea Market at Blair Square

by Bobby Blair 4/25/16

Scene from last years' flea market.

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16. Paper Lanterns

by Bobby Blair 4/24/16

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17. Fire & EMS Log: April 15-21, 2016

by Chief Michael Cassidy 4/23/16

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18. The Fantasticks Come to Town, Washington Street Players

by Ceci LeBeau 4/23/16

Don't miss this refreshing take on a timeless tale. It's worth the price of admission just to hear Rob Klimenczko sing and see his dashing El Gallo. The Washington Street Players will be performing it April 22, 23, 29 and 30 at 8:00 pm, and May 1 at 3 pm, at the Dancing Arts Center, 9 Whitney Street, Holliston. Tickets can be bought at the door.

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19. Suicide Prevention Walk

by Press Release 4/23/16

WALKERS TAKE TO THE STREETS TO FIGHT SUICIDE on Sunday, May 15th at 10:00 am at Blair Square to walk along the Holliston Rail Trail to raise money to reduce the number of annual suicides. All donations are welcome.

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20. Selectmen Sign Town Meeting Warrant

by Bobby Blair 4/21/16

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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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Pedestrian Struck

by Bobby Blair

December 24, 2015: HPD Media Release added.

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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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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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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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Marijuana Farm: an opportunity or liability?

by Mary Greendale

Last week, local resident and businessman Fran Colantonio approached Selectmen with a proposal to construct an indoor, fully secure 50,000 square foot marijuana farm on 200 acres in Hopping Brook Industrial Park.

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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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