1. St. Michael's Church Calls New Rector
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.
2. Beavers Take on Mission Springs
Residents will soon need more than Wellies to cross the foot bridge to Wenakeening Woods.
3. Holliston Girl Scouts Host Fall Registration Events
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.
4. Town Officials Visit Clearcutting Site
5. 2014 August/Labor Day Crackdown
Holliston Police Department Launches Intensive Crackdown on Impaired Driving Remember: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
6. Ice Bucket Challenge in Holliston
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.
7. Walk & Picnic Club in Holliston
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)
8. Lions Iced at Goodwill Concert
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.
9. Junior Police Academy Class 2
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.
10. Annual Senior Picnic
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.
11. A Big Expensive Irreplaceable Mistake
12. Board of Health Welcomes its new Health Administrator
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.
13. Now Showing on HCAT
Updated 08 - 08 - 2014
14. Goodwill Park Opened Two Years Ago
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."
15. Eagle Scout Candidate Peter Goeller Builds Boardwalk off Dunster Road
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.
16. A message from TOWN OF HOLLISTON
Holliston Water Department Main Work May Cause Temporary Discolored Water
17. Golf Tournament in Memory of Greg Schmall
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.
18. Cormier's Self Defense Academy Best Martial Arts Class
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.
19. May the Dopping Brook Beavers RIP
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.
20. Car Entered Shop via Windows
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.