Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Select Board Meets: August 2, 2021

Select Board Chair Tina Hein called the August 2, 2021 meeting of the Board to order at 7:00pm. First up on the agenda was an update from the Celebrate Holliston committee related to preliminary plans for the Town’s Tricentennial in 2024 and a sneak peek at the plans for Celebrate Holliston 2021.

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Fire / EMS Log for Week of July 23 – 29, 2021

This week’s emergency calls include responding to a pair of motor vehicle crashes.

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Select Board Opens Fall Town Meeting Warrant

Monday, August 2, 2021: Holliston, MA: The Select Board Monday evening voted to open
the Warrant for the Fall Town Meeting to be held on Monday, October 18, 2021.

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555 Hopping Brook Special Permit Denied by Planning Board

Planning Board Chair Karen Apuzzo-Langton called the July 29, 2021 meeting to order at the scheduled hour. She alerted those joining via Zoom that the meeting was not a public hearing and the members of the Board would be deliberating on Special Permit request by CRG Integrated Real Estate Solutions for a project located at 555 Hopping Brook Road.

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Holliston Happenings: Week of August 1 – 7, 2021

This week starts with the Farmers’ Market and has a concert on Tuesday.
Don’t forget – property taxes are due on Monday, August 2nd.

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Holliston, Hopkinton and Sherborn Police Restructure Regional Co-Response Jail Diversion Program

Hopkinton Police Chief Joseph Bennett, Holliston Police Chief Matthew Stone and Sherborn Police Interim Chief David Bento are pleased to announce that their departments’ co-response Jail Diversion Program has recently been restructured and will now offer increased intervention services to its communities.

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The Storage Unit

Paul Saulnier shares an ode to the endless effort to deal with our ever burgeoning amount of STUFF.

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Calling all EV and Plug-In Hybrid Owners – Your Neighbors Need You!

Upper Charles Climate Action (UCCA) of Sherborn, Holliston and surrounding towns will be hosting an EV Fest in the fall. If you are an EV or Hybrid owner, we hope you will join us to “Lift your hood and let interested neighbors see what you’ve got!”  The idea of the event is neighbor to neighbor learning.  We will not have commercial sellers, just you and your cars.  You don’t have to be an EV or hybrid guru, just be willing to share your experience as the owner of an electrically powered vehicle.

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East Holliston Visual Improvement – 22 Years in The Making

The Town’s 1999 Master Plan cited the East Holliston Commercial District as the eastern “gateway” into town. Under the heading of Town and Village Centers – the plan suggested “Improve the visual appeal of the East Holliston Commercial district by identifying places for additional landscaping.”

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Fire / EMS Log for Week of July 16 – 22, 2021

Medical cases dominated HFD’s emergency responses during this reporting period.

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Select Board: July 26, 2021 Meeting

The Holliston Select Board began its July 26, 2021, meeting at 7:00pm.  The meeting was called to order by Chair Tina Hein who noted that Ben Sparrell was absent from this meeting.  Some residents joined the meeting via Zoom after experiencing some audio difficulties with the HCAT broadcast.  HCAT is working with Verizon to repair this week-long disruption.

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Holliston Happenings: Week of July 26, 2021

It’s the last week of July and all through the Town people are meeting to conduct the Town’s business. Tune in to see what’s happening.

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