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1. Breakfast with the Cars at the Holliston Historical Society

by Paul Saulnier 6/25/17

About 125 cars, trucks and motorcycles graced the lawns of the Asa Whiting House on Father's Day, June 18, 2017, for the 15th annual breakfast with the cars.

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2. Knights of Columbus Pull Winning Raffle Tickets.

by Paul Saulnier 6/24/17

St. Mary’s of Holliston Knights of Columbus Council #14224 just concluded its ninth annual Charity Raffle with the prize winner drawing on Wednesday. This year’s raffle raised over $22,000 for charity, pushing the nine year total to over $150,000 in donations.

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3. Holliston School Committee News

by Lisa Kocian 6/22/17

Holliston School Committee News http://www.holliston.k12.ma.us/ School Committee Newsletter Issue #11 -- June 15, 2017 IN THIS ISSUE: Peter Botelho Named Asst Superintendent, First Look at School Start Times Survey Results, Honoring Madame Caccavale, Flagg School Demolition

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4. Nature Walk on Saturday, June 24 at 8 AM along the Rail Trail

by Mary Curran 6/21/17

The Holliston Conservation Associates will be holding a nature walk on Saturday, June 24 at 8 AM along the rail trail

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5. Wild Flowers and Turtles Abound at Old Mill Pond on Linden Street

by Bobby Blair 6/20/17

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6. Be a TV Reporter

by Don Cronin 6/17/17

Have you ever watched the evening news and said “I bet I would make a great reporter”

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7. Commemorating Fourty-five Years of the Hunnewell Hill Climb

by Paul Saulnier 6/14/17

To commemorate the 45 years of the Hunnewell Hill Climb, the American Bugatti Club and the Vintage Sports Car Club of America held a rally, lunch and dinner on Saturday May 20, 2017. Many of the entrants and attendees of the hill climb drove their vintage cars to Holliston to join in the rally.

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8. 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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9. Holliston Lions Gear Up for 55th Annual Summer Carnival

by Steve Apesos 6/10/17

Summer time in Holliston would not be complete without the annual Lions Carnival, and for the 55th year, the highly successful local club is planning Carnival Week, July 26-29, with another Fireworks Night scheduled for Saturday evening to conclude the festivities. In 2017, Lions International celebrates its Centennial Year.

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10. Week #8 : Holliston Senior Softball Wrap-Up: ( thru 6/4)

by Ken Sawyers 6/10/17

Week 8 saw a couple of competitive games in ‘A’ Division. In ‘B’ Division, Co-leader Lions beat Long Distance Tire 13-3 in a game LDT needed to keep 1st place in site.

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11. Letting the Signs Tell Our Story

by Bobby Blair 6/2/17

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12. WMRC-FIRST CLASS RADIO LAUNCHES NEW FM RADIO STATION

by Press Release 6/2/17

WMRC Expands Commitment to Community and Local Media with My FM 101.3

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13. HPD Golf Tournament

by Sgt. Matthew Waugh 6/1/17

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14. HONK HONK! HOLLISTON’S ANNUAL TOUCH-A-TRUCK IS BACK

by Angela Page 5/31/17

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15. Memorial Day at Lake Grove & St. Mary's Cemeteries

by Paul Saulnier 5/30/17

Every year on Memorial Day, Holliston's veterans remember their fallen compatriots, first at Lake Grove Cemetery and then at Saint Mary's Cemetery.

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16. Holliston's 2017 Memorial Day Parade

by Paul Saulnier 5/30/17

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17. Memorial Day Ceremonies at Town Hall

by Paul Saulnier 5/30/17

Residents welcome the arrival of the parade from the VFW Hall on Woodland Street.

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18. BBB: Buxtehude Back to Bach

by Paul Saulnier 5/28/17

Those in attendance await the entrance of the musicians before the Bach concert on Friday, May 19, 2017.

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19. Senate passed a budget for Fiscal Year 2018

by Senator Karen Spilka 5/28/17

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20. Now Showing on HCAT

by Don Cronin 5/26/17

A tribute to Bill Tobin

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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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