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Local Lore

1. Residents View the Proposed Downtown Corridor Plan

by Paul Saulnier 2/17/17

The Planning Board in conjunction with the Metropolitan Area Planning Council has been working since Fall, 2016 on a Downtown Corridor Plan. On February 15, 2017, community input was sought on DRAFT zoning map and by-law changes in the Study Area (Woodland Street to Highland Street and south to the Upper Charles/Woodland Street).

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2. Now Showing on HCAT

by Don Cronin 2/17/17

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3. Pitt Men's Glee Club Comes to Holliston

by Bill Tobin 2/14/17

The Pitt Men’s Glee Club, a collegiate male choir from the University of Pittsburgh, will be performing at Saint Mary’s Parish on Friday, March 10th at 7:30PM. The concert is free and open to the public.

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4. COMMUNITY TRIVIA BEE

by Press Release 2/13/17

Enthusiastic trivia buffs from Holliston's schools, businesses, civic groups, community organizations, and neighborhoods will compete to win the Bee to become the "Top Trivialist of Holliston," and support HEF.

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5. Slavery in New England

by Press Release 2/9/17

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6. Souper Bowl

by Bill Tobin 2/7/17

The tenth annual SOUPER Bowl was held this year at Christ the King Lutheran Church rather than Town Hall as in the past, due to the increased attendance that has been attending Holliston's Food Pantry Fund Raiser the past few years.

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7. And the Winners Are!

by Bill Tobin 2/6/17

The 100 squares were purchased and the names placed on the board at random. The next step is to assign the NFL, on top, and the AFL on the side with numbers drawn by folks atttending the event on Sunday afternoon at Jasper Hill Cafe.

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8. Rick Holmes Discusses Fake News Real News at the Holliston Library

by Paul Saulnier 2/5/17

Rick Holmes, just retired as opinion editor and columnist for the MetroWest Daily News, talked about the many varieties of "fake news," the threat they pose to the democratic process, and what we can do about it.

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9. 8 Arch Bridge Committee Starts Work

by Paul Saulnier 2/2/17

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10. Bullard Farm Winter Nature Walk Sunday

by Tara Hathaway 1/31/17

Join us for an educational, unpredictable, and always entertaining, winter nature walk at Bullard Memorial Farm.

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11. Lutherans Go Solar

by Bill Tobin 1/29/17

Christ the King Lutheran Church has installed solar panels on their church buildings that willl reduce utility costs and help the envrironmnent too. This was a major decision that provides 30% savings, a 25 year lease, with no costs to the church.

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12. Purple Heart Signs are Posted in Holliston

by Stephen Bradford 1/24/17

The Purple Heart is awarded for being wounded by an instrument of war at the hands of the enemy. The Purple Heart is also awarded posthumously to the families of those who were killed in action.

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13. Super Sunday Masons' Hoagies

by Jack Olson 1/22/17

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14. TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR ORANGE APPEAL 2017

by Press Release 1/15/17

Great food and great wines and beers for a great cause!

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15. Nomination Papers Available February 1, 2017

by Liz Greendale 1/13/17

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16. You Can Be a TV Reporter

by Don Cronin 1/12/17

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17. Hip Hop Musical Programs

by Lisa DiLuzio 1/11/17

Hip-Hop and Musical Theatre Programs through Parks & Recreation We are excited to have Aly Pereira back for the winter teaching Hip-Hop and a Teen Beach Movie musical theatre program. Both programs begin on Thursday, January 19 at the Holliston Parks & Recreation Building at 1750 Washington Street.

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18. Mark Ahronian will run for Selectman in May

by Press Release 1/10/17

“I’m running because I want to change the way we do things in town government."

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19. HollistonReporter.com - Everything Holliston

by Paul Saulnier 1/6/17

This digital rag is all about informing residents, businesses and anyone else with an interest in Holliston about our daily activities.

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20. Fiske's Donates to Charities

by Bill Tobin 1/5/17

Fiske's General Store is a well known centerpiece of downtown Holliston, and a major contributor to local charities, thanks to the Membership Discount Program. A check for $515 was accepted by Lisa Taylor, President of the Holliston Music & Arts Parents Association from John Paltrineri from funds of the Discount Program.

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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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