Last day for school supply drop off at HPD is NEXT Saturday; 8/24
^ Effective August 1st - No grilling or fires at Stoddard Park ^
Kayak / canoe rentals at Stoddard Park ALL Summer!

Dining

1. Help Wanted for PTO Welcome Back Breakfast

by Stacey Raffi 8/12/19

Holliston PTO's Annual Back-to-School Breakfast for Holliston teachers, staff, and administration (district-wide) will take place on Monday, August 26th! We like to provide them with coffee, tea, juice, and some light breakfast items to help get them charged up!

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2. Holliston Community Calendar - August 2019

by Chris Cain 8/12/19

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3. Representative Dykema’s Annual Senior Picnic

by Press Release 8/10/19

Come join us on August 21st for a celebration of the senior citizens of the 8th Middlesex District with a barbecue lunch, DJ, games, and more!

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4. School Year 2019-2020 Media Release for Free and Reduced-Price Meals

by Press Release 8/8/19

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5. National Night Out Gets A Crowd Out!

by Chris Cain 8/8/19

National Night Out was first established in 1984 by Matt Peskin of the National Association of Town Watch.

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6. Holliston Community Calendar - August 2019

by Chris Cain 8/5/19

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7. What's Happening at the Senior Center in August?

by Linda Sottile 8/4/19

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8. Splashing with Josh and the Jamtones

by Chris Cain 8/1/19

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9. Mid-summer Senior Garden Update

by Yvette Cain 8/1/19

While many of us swelter with temps bringing us “the air you can wear,” the plants in Holliston’s Senior Center garden burst skyward with veggies, flowers, and herbs.

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10. Free Fun Fridays: August 2nd Activities

by Yvette Cain 7/29/19

MA Cultural Attractions for Your Summer Enrichment What a variety of institutions for this week’s Free Fun Fridays, courtesy of the Highland Street Foundation. Will it be the Shark Center in Chatham, a Tanglewood visit, or the Volleyball Hall of Fame? Or another of the 10 weekly offerings? Select a favorite, or try some place you’ve never been.

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11. Nice Cool Blues

by The Publishers 7/24/19

The third concert in Holliston's Summer Concert series was held on a cool and dry evening. The music provided by Lights Out was cool too.

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12. Select Board Discusses Improvements and Issues at Pinecrest

by Matt Ristaino 7/23/19

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13. Holliston Community Calendar - July 2019

by Chris Cain 7/22/19

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14. Free Fun Fridays: July 26th Activities

by Yvette Cain 7/22/19

Do you know you can see a free play this week at the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company? Or become a “Senator-in-Training” at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute! Who wouldn’t want to make giant bubbles at the Fitchburg Art Museum? Check out this week’s offerings for Free Fun Fridays, courtesy of the Highland Street Foundation. Select a favorite, or try some place you’ve never been. Go alone, or grab a friend or two.

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15. Civics Sunday: Celebrate Holliston

by The Publishers 7/21/19

We continue our Civics Sunday series with news of our town's annual celebration. In the coming Civics Sundays articles, we will intersperse board / committee chair interviews with other items that make our community such a special place.

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16. It's BERRY good!

by Pat Maley 7/18/19

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17. Morse Code Delivers the Music

by The Publishers 7/17/19

The sticky air did not discourage a large turnout for the second Summer Concert at Goodwill Park.

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18. 2019 Free Fun Fridays: July 19th Activities

by Yvette Cain 7/15/19

MA Cultural Attractions for Your Summer Enrichment This week’s offerings for Free Fun Fridays, courtesy of the Highland Street Foundation, include 10 winners for fun and enrichment. You alone, with a friend, a child or grandchild will find hours of cultural entertainment awaiting you at your desired location. There is a link to each website and a brief description of each. Check out some of the links, as sometimes a location has an entire day’s schedule planned for Free Fun Friday.

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19. Civics Sunday: A Holliston Tradition

by The Publishers 7/14/19

Today's Civics Sunday installment features a Holliston tradition that has been rekindled thanks to the efforts of three energetic women.

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20. Summer Salads - Oriental Salad

by Pat Maley 7/11/19

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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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