Select Board: January 24, 2022, Meeting

Holiston Reporter

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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Evaluating Financial Condition

Holiston Reporter

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

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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.

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Holliston Actress Stars in “Calendar Girls”

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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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Rita Marie (Perry) Loscocco at 95

Holiston Reporter

Rita Marie (Perry) Loscocco, 95, of Chatham, New Hampshire and a former longtime resident of Holliston, Massachusetts, passed away at her home on Sunday, January 23, 2022.
Visitation will be held on Friday, January 28th from 9:00-10:30 a.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston, 854 Washington St.

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School Committee Meets

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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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Holliston Sixty Years Ago – 1962

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

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