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1. Vendors Space Available for the 38th ANNUAL COUNTRY HARVEST FAIR

by Press Release 8/19/18

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2. Greetings Holliston Community and Business Leaders

by Press Release 8/16/18

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3. Participatory Democracy

by Shaw Lively 8/12/18

Your volunteers and elected officials are working to make decisions about your town. Drop in. In the hopes of increasing resident participation in local government, Shaw Lively will be posting the meeting schedule from the town's web site.

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4. Celebrate Holliston

by Press Release 8/11/18

If you are from Holliston, that excitement is doubled by the thought of attending Celebrate Holliston.

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5. HHS Alumni Reunion – ALL CLASSES

by Press Release 8/10/18

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6. 2nd Annual Yoga in the Park

by Press Release 8/9/18

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7. The Big One Closes out the Summer Concert Series

by Paul Saulnier 8/9/18

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8. John L. “Babe” Johnson, 96 - Holliston's Oldest Veteran

by Chesmore Funeral Home 8/8/18

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9. Police Log for Week of July 29 - August 4, 2018

by Paul Saulnier 8/7/18

Is there anyone in Holliston (besides the Selectmen past and present) who thinks that the lights downtown improved traffic flow?

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10. The 39th annual Pan Mass Challenge

by Bud Dodge 8/3/18

At the break of dawn tomorrow, 6,500 cyclists will clip in to their pedals and begin their southeastward trek in the 39th annual Pan Mass Challenge

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11. Day 2 America in Bloom Judges Tour (part 2)

by Cherry Fenton 8/2/18

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12. Police Log for Week of July 22 - 28, 2018

by Paul Saulnier 8/1/18

It's after 10 PM, do you know where your cat or dog is?

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13. Mudville Madrigal Singers Looking for a First Tenor.

by Press Release 7/29/18

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14. Holliston Library News

by Leslie McDonnell 7/28/18

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15. Day 2 America in Bloom Judges Tour (part 1)

by Cherry Fenton 7/27/18

America in Bloom judges have visited Holliston 6 times. Each participant is rated on specific criteria – Flowers, Landscaped Areas, Overall Appearance, Historical Preservation, Urban Forestry, Environmental Efforts, and a new category for 2018, Community Vitality. The judges passing through the Phipps Hill Tunnel with Robert Weidknecht and Kathy Shore on bicycles.

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16. First Day With the America In Bloom Judges - Part 3

by Paul Saulnier 7/25/18

Thursday evening residents turned out to meet Shannon Beatty and Douglas Airhart, the America In Bloom judges sent to Holliston to view our efforts to excell in the seven criteria points.

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17. Mudville Celebrates the Summer

by Bobby Blair 7/25/18

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18. YOUR ZBA

by Henry Dellicker 7/23/18

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19. Police Log for Week of July 15 - 21, 2018

by Paul Saulnier 7/23/18

James Ray has been a Dispatcher in Holliston for the last five years and before that was a Dispatcher in Franklin for five years. Ray is also a member of the Police Auxilliary for four years and plans to be a police officer. Thanks for your service to Holliston, Jay.

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20. First Day With the America In Bloom Judges - Part 2

by Paul Saulnier 7/23/18

After a full morning schedule, the judges headed over to the Historical Society for a bag lunch provided by Outpost Farm.

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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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