Thursday, August 6, 2020

Fire/EMS Log for Week of July 24 – 30, 2020

HFD ambulance crews and firefighters assisted several residents during this reporting period.

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COVID-19: August 4, 2020 Update from Representative Dykema

I hope you are staying safe this evening as the state emergency management agency has issued tropical storm warnings for all counties.

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Select Board Holds a Doubleheader Meeting

The Select Board held a joint meeting with the Governance Committee and then went on to their own full agenda.

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COVID-19: August 3, 2020 Update from Representative Dykema

As we move into August, many of our colleges and universities will prepare to welcome back some or all students on a limited basis. These returns have been planned to keep students and staff as safe as possible, while recognizing the importance of ensuring access to high-quality public and private higher education.

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Holliston Happenings: Week of August 3, 2020

Grab-n-go meals are still available on Tuesday and Thursday. Several Board and Committee meetings are scheduled this week. Of note are the Governance Committee, School Committee Parents’ Q&A, and the Planning Board Public Hearing on 555 Hopping Brook Road.

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Introducing Our New Pages

Regular readers may have notice some changes in the look of the Holliston Reporter Home page. Similar to print news publications, we now have separate ‘sections.’

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HR Bright Spot

Seven-year-old Cole Dennison became hero to his little brother Eli this past weekend, raising $358 with his contactless lemonade stand.

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COVID-19: July 31, 2020 Update from Representative Dykema

Tomorrow (Saturday, August 1st), the statewide travel order goes into effect in Massachusetts. This travel order seeks to prevent interstate spread of COVID-19 by requiring common-sense safety measures of those traveling to the Commonwealth from states that are not considered low-risk by DPH-approved data.

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Water Bill Payments Are Due August 17th

The quarterly water bills were mailed out Wednesday, July 15, 2020. This bill reflects water usage for the period April – June 2020 and any arrears.

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Broad Hill Lavender Farm – A Treat for the Senses

At sunrise, Carrie Marsh Loscocco can be found brandishing her scythe among her rows of fragrant flowers. Only a handful of plants can fare well through our cold New England winters. These hardy variants include edible-English lavender and floral-French lavender. Both kinds are hand-reared on the Broad Hill Lavender Farm.

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COVID-19: July 30, 2020 Update from Representative Dykema

As you may have noticed from recent newsletters, Massachusetts has experienced a small but noticeable uptick in our COVID-19 public health metrics in recent weeks. This week, our positive case rate ticked back up to 2% for the first time since June, and hospitalization numbers, while still declining overall, have continued to fluctuate.

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Gagnon Family to Donate Safety Bike Lights to Cyclists

John and Celia Gagnon and their family are donating bicycle safety lights to cyclists this Saturday, August 1, from 8 AM – Noon, in the parking lot of 75 Exchange Street, in memory of their daughter Emilee.

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