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Ben Kaplan

1. Board of Selectmen Met 07/24/2017

by Ben Kaplan 7/27/17

Once again, the Board of Selectmen met for their bi-weekly meeting at Town Hall on Monday night. This week’s meeting was relatively short with few pressing issues at hand.

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2. Rep. Dykema meets with local environmental advocacy group

by Ben Kaplan 7/19/17

Representative Carolyn Dykema met with members of the Holliston Green Working Group earlier last week for an open forum in the Gilman Room of the public library to discuss legislation and outreach in regards to Massachusetts’ renewable energy goals.

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3. Board of Selectmen 07/11/2017: Paint Gate and the Animal House

by Ben Kaplan 7/13/17

The Selectmen hosted a packed house at their weekly meeting on Monday night. Two trending issues in the town were the focus of the night’s discussion: the status of the animal nuisance complaints at 70 Lakeshore Drive and the state of Chamberlain St. in regards to the double-painted yellow lines.

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4. Habitat for Humanity Family Fundraiser

by Ben Kaplan 6/26/17

The Holliston branch of Habitat for Humanity hosted an event Friday afternoon for local families to raise money for their ongoing two-home construction project on Chamberlain St.

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5. Board of Selectmen 06/19/2017

by Ben Kaplan 6/22/17

This week’s board of selectmen meeting on Monday night continued the exploration of a few ongoing issues including the proposed medical marijuana growing facility at 29 Everett St. and interviewing more applicants for Town Counsel. Members of the Town Planning Board meet with the selectmen

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6. Board of Selectmen 06-12-2017

by Ben Kaplan 6/14/17

The Board of Selectmen met in Town Hall at their now regularly scheduled time of 7:30 on Monday nights and discussed a number of non-pressing issues as well as received updates on a few ongoing projects in the area.

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7. First Annual Community Farm Day

by Ben Kaplan 6/13/17

This past Sunday was the second annual Community Farm Day at the Holliston Community Farm. Friends and family gathered on the farm grounds on Rogers Road for six hours of food, live music performed by The Hoot Owls, and a plethora of activities ranging from face-painting and hayrides to blacksmith demos and a nature walk.

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8. Board of Selectmen Meet 06/05/2017

by Ben Kaplan 6/7/17

This week’s Board of Selectmen’s meeting started in a celebratory manner. Police officer Ken Belson was sworn in as a Sergeant of the Holliston P.D. by the board after going through an intensive interview process. Members of his family and fellow officers were there to congratulate him as he took an oath to continue to promote safety throughout the community.

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9. Summit of the Local Powers (Selectmen meeting 5/25)

by Ben Kaplan 5/26/17

The selectmen from Holliston and four surrounding towns met at the recently renovated Thayer Homestead in Medway Thursday night. Representatives from Holliston, Medway, Millis, Hopkinton, and Ashland all gathered around the table to share potentially outstanding issues as well as explore how to better relationships between the towns.

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10. Porchfest 2017

by Ben Kaplan 5/23/17

Ah, the sounds of summer: birds chirping, ice cream trucks jingling, and...bluegrass music?

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11. The Giving Season

by Ben Kaplan 1/1/17

Braving snow, rain, and some brisk temperatures, DTC members stood outside Superette Supermarket every Saturday and Sunday morning between Thanksgiving and Christmas ringing bells to solicit donations for the town’s food pantry.

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12. To Pot or Not to Pot?

by Ben Kaplan 8/15/16

It’s green, a bit smelly, and can make people very hungry when consumed. It’s also on the ballot for this November. Question 4 on this year’s ballot proposes the legalization of recreational marijuana in Massachusetts. If passed, Massachusetts would become the fifth state to have it. It is one of eight states facing the same decision this November.

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13. Board of Selectmen Meeting (07/27/2016)

by Ben Kaplan 7/28/16

Major issues made up the bulk of the Board of Selectmen Meeting this past Wednesday night: the demolition of the building which formerly housed the Flagg School and the controversy surrounding the painting of double-yellow lines down Chamberlain Street.

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14. Economic Development Committee Meeting 07/07/2016

by Ben Kaplan 7/10/16

The Economic Development Committee met Thursday morning for a brief update on a few issues.

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15. Board of Selectmen Meeting for June 15th

by Ben Kaplan 6/16/16

On Wednesday night, the Board of Selectmen, minus Kevin Conley, met with members of both the Golf Course Advisory Committee and the Agricultural Commission to hear updates on the two boards’ ongoing projects. Deborah Moore of the GCAC stated that the Pinecrest Golf Club has been successful and busy recently. A new aerator has been installed in the club’s main pond in an effort to reduce algae levels and they plan to discuss the renewal of their contract with Johnson Management...

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16. Run For The Rails

by Ben Kaplan 6/13/16

This past Sunday marked the second annual Holliston Rail Trail 5k. The event, put on by the Friends of Holliston Trails, was sponsored by Griffin Electric, Roche Brothers, Encompass Fitness, Gateway Muscular Therapy and New Balance.

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17. Rainy Day Remembrance

by Ben Kaplan 6/3/16

On this past Monday, Holliston was not graced with sun and blue skies for its annual Memorial Day parade. In fact it was gray and cold for most of the day. Even so, the weather did not keep the community from coming out in full to show its support for those who have fallen fighting for our country.

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