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Politics

1. Be Good

by Melanie Galeaz 5/29/17

Why didn't some people listen?

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2. Senate passed a budget for Fiscal Year 2018

by Senator Karen Spilka 5/28/17

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3. Summit of the Local Powers (Selectmen meeting 5/25)

by Ben Kaplan 5/26/17

The selectmen from Holliston and four surrounding towns met at the recently renovated Thayer Homestead in Medway Thursday night. Representatives from Holliston, Medway, Millis, Hopkinton, and Ashland all gathered around the table to share potentially outstanding issues as well as explore how to better relationships between the towns.

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4. New Board, New Venue: Ice Cream Socials

by Bobby Blair 5/25/17

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5. Mark Ahronian is Holliston's New Selectman

by Paul Saulnier 5/24/17

May 23, 2017. Confident in the outcome, Ahronian scheduled his victory party to start a half hour before the polls closed.

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6. Election Results

by Bobby Blair 5/23/17

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7. Thank You Party Scheduled

by Press Release 5/22/17

Family, friends, supporters & volunteers!

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8. Jay Leary is Running for Finance Committee

by Press Release 5/22/17

My name is Jay Leary and I am requesting your vote in the upcoming Holliston Town election, as I am seeking a seat on the Holliston Finance Committee.

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9. Why I am voting for Stacey Raffi for Holliston School Committee

by Bill Blinstrub 5/20/17

For the first time in several years we have a contested race for a seat on the school committee here in Holliston. Our excellent schools are a source of great pride for Holliston residents.

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10. Holliston Launches Fiscal Transparency Center Partners with ClearGov to Bring Clarity to Government Finances

by Andrea Minihan 5/19/17

The Town of Holliston and Holliston Public Schools announced that they have partnered with ClearGov, a leading municipal transparency and benchmarking platform, to launch an infographic-based fiscal transparency center.

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11. Selectmen Appoint New Police Sergeant

by Bobby Blair 5/18/17

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12. Ben Sparrell announces run for Seat on Holliston Finance Committee in May Election

by Press Release 5/17/17

Ben Sparrell has announced his intention to run for a seat on the Holliston Finance Committee in the upcoming Town Election on May 23rd.

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13. Holliston Parks & Recreation Department is hosting a PARENTS NIGHT OUT!

by Kristen Hedrick 5/15/17

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14. ANNUAL TOWN MEETING Part 2 - or What's Left in Your Wallet?

by Susan Woodrow 5/10/17

Responding to questions about whether Article 22 would be reconsidered tonight, Moderator Jackie Delliker read the bylaw that states the conditions for reconsidering a warrant. The deadline was exceeded and Town Meeting must move on to Article 23.

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15. ANNUAL TOWN MEETING or What's in Yor Wallet?

by Susan Woodrow 5/9/17

May 9 Update: The decision to allow reconsideration of Article 22 came after Town Meeting had closed and was made by Town Counsel, not Town Moderator. Therefore, according to our bylaws, the decision is not valid and the article cannot be reconsidered unless the Town Moderator decides otherwise. Proposed changes in zoning were the top concerns of the night.

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16. Articles 21 – 25: Toward Holliston’s Land Use Objectives

by Karen Sherman 5/8/17

Editor's note: Articles 21 - 24 follow the success of the rezoning of Church Street several years ago. Article 25, a citizen's petition, will be recommended for indefinate postponement by the Planning Board.

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17. PUBLIC NOTICE Roadway Construction

by Press Release 5/7/17

On Monday the milling crew will be starting on Oak St., Summer St., then Underwood, beginning at 7:00 a.m. See if your street is due for repairs by clicking on "CONTINUE" below.

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18. Stacey Raffi is Running for Reelection to the School Committee

by Press Release 5/6/17

Stacey Raffi, current member of the Holliston School Committee, has announced that she is seeking re-election to that Board.

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19. May is a busy month in Holliston civic life

by Lisa Kaplan 5/6/17

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20. EDC Supports 40B Project at the Poor Farm

by Bobby Blair 5/5/17

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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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