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1. End of Era with Paul LeBeau

by Bill Tobin 7/3/15

The Selectmen's meeting on Wednesday, July 1st was the last one Paul LeBeau will attend as Town Administrator after 32 years on the job. It was a traditional meeting, agenda wise, until the end. Good bye Paul, and thanks for all you have done was the closing theme.

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2. Placentino and Miller Spruce Up With Flowers

by Pat Montain 7/2/15

Holliston Garden Club member, Annie Hale, shares her gardening wisdom with Miller students

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3. Now Showing on HCAT

by Lisa Hedrick 7/2/15

Updated 07- 02 - 2015

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4. Selectmen's Agenda for July 1, 2015

by Paul Saulnier 7/1/15

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5. Mosquito Control

by Press Release 7/1/15

Complaints about mosquitoes may be registered by calling the Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project office at 508-393-3055, Monday through Friday between 7 AM to 3:30 PM. Mosquito investigations in Holliston will be on July 1, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29. These dates are very tentative, and this program is suspended when cool night time temperature becomes predominant in this area.

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6. The Drug Forum Launched HDAAC

by Mary Greendale 6/30/15

In February, the Holliston PTSA held a Forum on drug access and abuse in Holliston and since that evening, a group of volunteers has been organizing the Holliston Drug and Alcohol Awareness Coalition

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7. Fire & EMS Log: June 19- 25, 2015

by Chief Michael Cassidy 6/29/15

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8. A Zurich Restaurant

by Bill Tobin 6/28/15

Here is a great reason to go to Zurich, Switzerland, if you need one. The popular Fork & Bottle restaurant is owned and operated by Mike Goguen, a Holliston High graduate, Class of 1994. It is considered an urban oasis with a beer garden that can seat 300, and an inside dining room for 130.

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9. Friday Was Biggest Night Ever for Lion's Carnival

by Bobby Blair 6/27/15

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10. Town Administrator Paul LeBeau Retirement Party

by The Staff 6/27/15

Friends and co-workers met at Anthony's on the Green on Friday afternoon to wish Paul LeBeau the best in his retirement as long time Town Administrator.

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11. Entire Rail Trail To Be Town Owned Shortly

by Bobby Blair 6/26/15

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12. Your New Kiddy Pool Could Get You into Hot Water

by Paul Saulnier 6/26/15

With lawyers and code enforcers hiding behind every tree, we have to be careful not to violate the complicated codes concerned with keeping Dick and Jane cool this summer.

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13. Miller’s Marathon Fitness Challenge a Success

by Pat Montain 6/25/15

Miller students recently completed their 21 week Marathon Fitness Challenge (MFC), an incentive based run/walk program. Students were encouraged to run or walk an ultimate distance of a marathon (26.2 miles) or half marathon (13.1 miles). Miller grades 3, 4, and 5 congregate for recognition of MFC accomplishments.

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14. Selectmen Met on June 24th

by Bill Tobin 6/25/15

The Board of Selectmen met to sign the contract of Jeff Ritter, the newly appointed Town Administrator, and conduct usual business.

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15. Silverwood Organic Farm

by Press Release 6/24/15

Hollison residents Abel Clark and Laura Raney are instrumental in spearhading new growth initiatives as Farm Managers of Silverwood Organic Farm in Sherborn.

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16. Holliston in Bloom Plans

by Cherry Fenton 6/24/15

Holliston is preparing to welcome the America in Bloom judges in July who will evaluate our floral displays, overall impression, heritage preservation, landscape, environmental efforts and urban forestry. The Hollston in Bloom Committee, with help from many town volunteers, are working dilligently so that Holliston will once again receive recognition awards.

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17. Holliston's Mother and Son Artists, Ann and Luke Kelly

by Press Release 6/23/15

Holliston's mother and son artists, Ann and Luke Kelly, have their art exhibited this summer at the Holliston Public Library. Ann Kelly is an oil and watercolor artist and Luke is a ceramic artist.

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18. Medical Marijuana

by Dianna Vosburg 6/23/15

June 25, 2015 at 7:00pm Come join us for an informative exchange of ideas and viewpoints on some of the most challenging areas confronting law enforcement and the citizens they serve in the 21st Century.

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19. Troop 14 Eagle Scout Court of Honor

by Bill Tobin 6/22/15

Saturday June 20, was the Eagle Court of Honor to recognize three young men, Carl W. Berg, Christopher M. Kerstgens and Jeremy C. Paradie of Holliston Troop 14 as Eagle Scouts, the highest honor in scouting.

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20. Fathers Day Quotes

by Paul Saulnier 6/21/15

My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me. Jim Valvano

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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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