Trash Pickup Delayed One Day All Week - Memorial Day
Really show your support to our veterans - show up in the rain on Monday
Monday 11 AM parade Woodland, Church, Central, Washington to Town Hall.
Monday- services at Lake Grove Cemetery 10 am & St Mary's Cemetery at 10:30 am

Schools

1. Senate passed a budget for Fiscal Year 2018

by Senator Karen Spilka 5/28/17

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2. 2017 National Honors Society Induction

by Matt Ristaino 5/27/17

The 63rd annual induction into the Aristos Chapter of the National Honors Society took place at Holliston High School on Tuesday. 29 new members were inducted during the ceremony, along with the 53 re-inductees who have been members for at least a year.

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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. 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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6. MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED – NEXT STEPS

by Anne Buckley 5/12/17

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7. 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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8. 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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9. Town Election Candidate Interviews

by Mary Greendale 5/4/17

There are only three races on the election ballot on May 23rd, i.e. Finance Committee, Planning Board and School Committee. In an effort to help people learn about the candidates, I interviewed all of them for “Just Thinking…” on HCAT TV.

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10. Holliston School Committee News

by Lisa Kocian 4/30/17

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11. Ban pot sales in Holliston? Rezone downtown? Spend $60,000,000????

by Mary Greendale 4/26/17

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12. Holliston’s Extended Day’s OKO Program

by Christian Buday 4/25/17

Recently OKO had a Community Workers information session showing off ambulances, police cars, fire trucks, and army trucks.

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13. MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED-Screening and Panel Discussion

by Anne Buckley 4/22/17

Join us for this compelling community-wide event to learn more about the history of education in the United States and explore how we can encourage creativity and innovation in our schools to equip students for the changing needs of the future.

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14. American Legion Offers Opportunity for Student Trooper Program

by Bobby Blair 4/14/17

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15. PTO Parent Education Event

by Lynne Rahim 4/9/17

SAVE THE DATE – TUESDAY, APRIL 25th at 7pm, HOLLISTON HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM LAST HOLLISTON PTO PARENT ED EVENT OF THE SCHOOL YEAR! LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD

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16. Education Review in Holliston

by Press Release 4/8/17

Dr. Bradford Jackson, Superintendent of the Holliston Public Schools was notified by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education of an upcoming Coordinated Program Review that will be taking place this spring.

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17. KEEFE TECH AWARDED STATE GRANT TO ROLL OUT NEW DENTAL ASSISTING PROGRAM

by Press Release 4/5/17

Keefe Regional Technical School is pleased to announce that they have been awarded a Massachusetts Workforce Skills Capital Grant of nearly $400,000 for the purpose of adding a new Dental Assisting Program to their career and technical offerings for the 2017-2018 school year.

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18. Special Olympics

by Press Release 3/29/17

Special Olympics MA in conjunction with five MA School Districts will be hosting students with disabilities to showcase their basketball skills at the 5th Annual Five Town School Day Games! Student athletes from Ashland, Holliston, Medfield, Medway and Millis are training hard for the event. April 7th, Medfield High School

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19. Sciencefest comes to Holliston

by Press Release 3/25/17

Sciencefest is returning to the Holliston elementary schools on Saturday April 8th from 10am to 2pm in the Placentino-Miller Cafetorium. Hosted by the Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization (ESPTO),

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20. Preparing for MCAS 2.0, Student in the News, Budget Update, New Policy Approved, Recycling Efforts

by Lisa Kocian 3/19/17

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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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