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Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Select Board: January 24, 2022, Meeting

The Holliston Select Board (SB) held its weekly meeting on Monday, January 24, 2022, at 7:00pm. After calling the meeting to order, Chair Tina Hein invited State Representative Carolyn Dykema, and Dennis Giombetti, representing State Senate President Karen Spilka to provide an update.

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Fire / EMS Log for Week of January 14 – 20, 2022

HFD responded to 26 emergency calls during this reporting period.
Also, we’ve attached Chief Cassidy’s reading of “Pete the Cat Firefighter Pete” courtesy of HCAT.

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Evaluating Financial Condition

On Thursday, January 20, 2022, Town Administrator Travis Ahern delivered a presentation entitled, “Evaluating Financial Condition.” This periodic financial picture is a recommended practice by the MA Division of Local Services – Technical Assistance Bureau (DLS TAB).

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We’ve Got 23 Months to Put it Together

Don’t look now but the town’s 300th is only shy of two years away. The Celebrate Holliston Committee has already begun brainstorming for a year-long schedule of events.

What suggestions do you have? Comment here.

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Holliston Actress Stars in “Calendar Girls”

When Annie’s husband John dies of leukemia, she and her best friend Chris resolve to raise money for a new settee in the local hospital’s waiting room. They manage to persuade four fellow Women’s Institute members to pose nude with them for an “alternative” calendar. The news of the women’s charitable venture spreads like wildfire, and hordes of press soon descend on their small English village. The calendar is a success, but Chris and Annie’s friendship is put to the test under the strain of their new-found fame. Directed by Marianne Phinney and based on a true story, Calendar Girls by Tim Firth is the Walpole Footlighters next production.

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Holliston Happenings: Week of January 23 – 29, 2022

The last full week of January is just that, full of Board and Committee meetings and a workshop on Gnocchi.

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School Committee Meets

Following a 5:30 PM presentation by Town Administrator Travis Ahern entitled “Evaluating Financial Condition” and a School Committee Executive Session for the purpose of Collective Bargaining with the Holliston Federation of Teachers, SC Chair Cynthia Listewnik opened the open session regular meeting at 7:05 PM.  Plans to meet in the HHS Library were thwarted when heating issues “pivoted” the meeting to a remote-only option. 

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Civics Sunday: Candidates Sought for Town Election

Holliston Town Clerk Elizabeth Greendale announces that Nomination Papers for the Town Election will be available starting February 1, 2022.

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Holliston Sixty Years Ago – 1962

The Holliston Reporter’s Historical Reporter looks back 60 years and unbeknownst to him became an early “embedded” reporter!

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Longtime Holliston Resident Vera Haberski Turns 99

Vera’s granddaughter Michelle shares highlights from Vera’s 99th birthday celebration.
Congratulations Vera!!
Thank you Michelle

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Select Board Meets on Tuesday, January 18, 2022

The Holliston Select Board (SB) met on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, as the Town observed Martin Luther King Day on Monday the 17th. SB Chair Tina Hein called the meeting to order at 7:00pm. First on the agenda was a public forum to discuss the feasibility of upgrading the Linden Street wastewater plant with the potential to process additional sewage.

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Town-sponsored COVID Vax Clinic – Saturday, February 5, 2022

The Holliston Board of Health is sponsoring a second vaccine / booster clinic at Town Hall. Click the link below to register.

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