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Politics

1. 8 Arch Bridge Committee Finalizes Construction Plan

by Paul Saulnier 3/24/17

At its March 21, 2017 meeting, the committee completed its plans to stabilize the bridge and make it safe for use as part of the rail trail.

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2. Earth Hour

by Utah Nickel 3/24/17

Earth Hour is March 25th- One Hour, a World of Importance 1 hour, 1 day is all it takes to stand with millions of fellow Americans and show support for the Earth while also raising awareness of the devastating impact of Climate Change.

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3. Leary Steps Down as Chairman of Board of Selectmen

by Bobby Blair 3/23/17

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4. ACA repeal and the impact on Massachusetts

by Eva Stahl 3/21/17

As many are aware, efforts are underway in Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act (also known as the “ACA”).

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5. Fire & EMS Log: March 3 - 9, 2017

by Chief Michael Cassidy 3/15/17

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6. Kylie Williams, Candidate for Board of Health

by Press Release 3/15/17

Kylie Williams, long time Holliston resident and frequent community volunteer, has announced her intention to run for a seat on the Board of Health in the May 23rd Town Election.

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7. Brain Loughlin to Seek Reelection to Board of Assessors

by Press Release 3/14/17

My name is Brian C. Loughlin and I wish to announce that I intend on taking out nomination papers and running for reelection to the Holliston Board of Assessors.

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8. A Limerick in the Spirit of St. Patrick's Day

by Bobby Blair 3/13/17

A Limerick for Holliston in Bloom By Karen Spilka

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9. Ode to the Mayor of Mudville

by The Staff 3/13/17

Ode to the Mayor of Mudville An original work by Carolyn Dykema To the Tune of "the Ballard of Jed Clampett," also known as the theme from the Beverly Hillbillies.

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10. St. Paddy's Political Roast

by The Staff 3/12/17

No one was safe from the jabs of the political pundits.

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11. Town Forest Commitee Plans April Walk

by Bobby Blair 3/11/17

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12. Unorthodox Campaign Announcement

by Mary Greendale 3/8/17

Last week, I took out papers to run for the Board of Assessors in the upcoming May 23rd town election. There is one open seat on the three-member Board.

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13. Notice of Volunteer Position Opening: Conservation Commissioner

by Sheri D. O'Brien 3/7/17

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14. The Importance of Free Press

by Bill Blinstrub 3/7/17

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” Last Friday, the White House took the surprising step of banning several news outlets-

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15. Economic Development Committee Favors Planning Board Remapping

by Bobby Blair 3/4/17

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16. Grateful to Return to Fifth Term as Your Rep

by Representative Carolyn Dykema 3/3/17

I'm grateful to begin my fifth term representing you and the 8th Middlesex District. The 190th legislative session officially began on January 4th, when I took the oath of office alongside my fellow legislators, and I am excited to have the chance to continue advocating for the issues and priorities that are most important to you and all of my constituents.

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17. Selectmen Meet March 1st

by Bobby Blair 3/2/17

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18. Holliston Democrats to Hold Caucus

by Lisa Kaplan 2/26/17

Democrats in Holliston will caucus to elect delegates to the 2017 Massachusetts Democratic Convention.

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19. Community Forum on Question 4

by Sgt. Matthew Waugh 2/26/17

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20. Senator Spilka Reappointed Chair Ways and Means

by Press Release 2/25/17

Senator Karen E. Spilka (D-Ashland) has been reappointed Chair of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means for the 2017-2018 legislative session. As Chair, Senator Spilka is responsible for developing the annual state budget and overseeing the finances of the Commonwealth

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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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