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Local Lore

1. Henry David Thoreau Remembered at the Holliston Historical Society

by Paul Saulnier 12/17/17

History has been a mixed bag for Thoreau. Outcast. Eccentric. Environmentalist.

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2. Boy Scout Troop 76 Annual Christmas Tree Disposal

by Press Release 12/14/17

$10 for trees over 6 ft tall

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3. First Night on the Rail Trail

by Press Release 12/13/17

The Friends of Holliston Trails is excited to host the 5th Annual First Night Trail Walk on December 31st from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. For those who are new to town, fire pits light the trail from Blair Square and Cross Street to Phipps Tunnel. Friendly fire pit hosts chat with walkers and offer a source of warmth during your stroll. To make this event the best yet, the Friends of the Holliston Trails are still in need of additional fire pit hosts. It's an easy task and a lot of fun. For more information please contact Erica Foster ( ericafoster20@gmail.com ).

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4. A Crash Course in Car Crashes

by From the Publisher's Desk 12/13/17

Let science show you how to skip your next roadway disaster. Abbreviated version of an article by Steve Casner Car crashes are mysteries. Even though roughly 6 million of them happen each year in the United States alone, we seldom learn much.

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5. Police Log for Week of December 3 - 9, 2017

by Paul Saulnier 12/12/17

Five warmup crashes plus HR's own ambulance chaser before Saturday's poor driving conditions.

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6. Holliston Reporter Announces 2017 Outstanding Achievers

by Bobby Blair & Paul Saulnier 12/11/17

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7. Framingham Union Aid Association Announces 2018 Grant Program

by Paul Saulnier 12/10/17

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8. Holliston Police Serving Lunch Instead of Serving Tickets

by Mark Ahronian 12/5/17

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9. Barn Inspections

by Ann Adams 12/2/17

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10. Procrastinators, Movember 2017 is coming to end

by Ged Gove 11/30/17

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11. Police Log for Week of November 19 - 25, 2017

by Paul Saulnier 11/28/17

Possible solution to the problem on Mohawk Path.

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12. Holiday Stroll 2017, 60 Degrees and Sunny

by Paul Saulnier 11/26/17

Two Trolley cars covering East and West Holliston and all attractions in between.

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13. Centerpiece Workshop at Bullard Memorial Farm

by Tara Hathaway 11/26/17

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14. Neither Lost Nor Found: the Archaeological Collections of Henry David Thoreau

by Patricia Pereira 11/26/17

For Thoreau, these tools were not artifacts so much as signposts on his intellectual road, and they figure strongly in his personal writings as he struggled to make sense of his life, Nature, and God.

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15. Fire & EMS Log: November 17 -23, 2017

by Chief Michael Cassidy 11/25/17

HFD brings Santa to the HBA Fall Stroll

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16. It’s not a misprint. It is “Movember” with an “M,” not November with an “N.”

by Ged Gove 11/25/17

Movember’s mission is simple: Stop men dying too young. To raise money for the organization, men grow moustaches in November – therefore, changing their faces.

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17. Mudville Madrigal Singers Concerts

by Press Release 11/24/17

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18. Holiday Stroll 2017 Saturday

by Press Release 11/23/17

Our planning committee is bursting at the seams with ideas and plans for the most exciting stroll yet!

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19. Washington Street Players Dinner Theater entitled SHORT & SWEET

by Ceci LeBeau 11/23/17

On Dec. 1, 2, 8 and 9 the Washington Street Players will be offering a delightful evening of dinner theater entitled “Short and Sweet” at Anthony’s on the Green, 212 Prentice St., Holliston. Seven short plays comprise the evening. Directed by Karen Dinehart and Julie Murphy, and produced by Karen Dinehart, this is sure to be a winter treat.

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20. Police Log for Week of November 12 - 18, 2017

by Paul Saulnier 11/21/17

Sign of the times: siblings now text insults to each other

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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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