Little Orphan Annie burst on the scene as a comic strip in 1924 in the NY Daily News. Once the Depression came, Annie represented a pipe dream: an orphan girl rescued and then adopted by the improbably named Oliver “Daddy” Warbucks. The comic strip gave hope to those struggling to put food on the table for their families, just as did the musical 42nd Street with its fantasy song, “We’re in the Money.”

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Richard S. Smith Jr., 77, of Holliston, passed away at his home with his family by his side on Sunday, October 17, 2021.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 21st from 4:00-5:30 p.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston 854 Washington St.

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Holliston Parks and Recreation is excited to announce that we have installed two Pickleball courts on the existing tennis courts at Goodwill Park.  Pickleball is one of the fastest growing recreational activities in the country, and its popularity is sweeping through communities everywhere.  

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Local writer, Diane Nault shares another of her recent works.
The children’s story starts out innocently enough.  Two young children wandering out in the forest, dropping breadcrumbs along the path hoping to mark their way back home.  Deep in the darkness they come upon a wondrous house encrusted with sugary treats – gingerbread covers the sides; candies of all kinds tempt the children to come forward and to sample each delicious bite.  They can’t believe their good fortune!

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