Artists Invited to the Farmer’s Market

Area artists are once again invited to share their talents and creativity with the public. The one-time offer of a FREE space at the local Farmer’s Market at Blair Square will take place at the first market of the season on June 5th.

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Hopkins to Marshal Memorial Day Parade

Marked Tree Road resident Robert Hopkins has been selected by this year’s Memorial Day Committee to serve as the parade marshal for the annual Memorial Day Parade.

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Farmers’ Market Accepting Applications

The Holliston Farmers’ Market returns for its second year of operation on Sunday, June 5th thru Sunday, October 2nd. Last year’s market was met with less than favorable weather, with one market being canceled by Hurricane Henri.

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Musicians Wanted

The Holliston Farmer’s Market returns in early June.
The experience will be enhanced with volunteer musicians adding audio art to the other art and comestibles available each Sunday.

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Plant Growing No Bed of Roses

The oil furnace was humming as I arrived at one of two greenhouses Peter and Helen MacArthur have under cultivation on Monday morning. A third greenhouse nearby stands ready but with the price of oil it will have to wait.

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Marigold Project Back for Another Year

There are no days off between March and November for the Downtown Marigold Project. Sometimes it’s as simple as watering seedlings for 20 minutes in early spring. Other times it’s the 4 hours spent watering hanging baskets downtown during a dry spell.

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EDC Solicits Business Input

Economic Development Committee (EDC) members Wednesday night, March 9, 2022, met with Towma Rastad of the MetroWest Chamber of Commerce to explain the benefits of belonging to the Commerce.

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Corned Beef & Cabbage on Thursday Is It?

Holliston is very Irish when it comes to ethnicity. While Boston is considered an Irish enclave, it is really the communities along the South Shore that are highly Irish populated. Places like Scituate come in at 42%. Holliston is one quarter Irish at 25.8% followed by the English 15.5% and the Italians at 15.1%. While the town’s Mudville neighborhood can claim early Irish history, that is not the case anymore. Many of the town’s population with Irish roots are scattered around town.

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Civics Sunday: Degan Throws Hat into Ring

When Connor Degan heard of Rep. Carolyn Dykema’s unexpected resignation from the House of Representatives, he shot home to ask his wife Julia if he should run. If not now, then when. At age 29, Degan has his sights set on the newly formed 8th Middlesex District which includes Hopkinton, Holliston, Sherborn, and Precincts 2 and 3 of Millis.

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Blair Square Committee Ponders Funding

Blair Square Committee members met Wednesday night in person as well as via Zoom. The meeting was brief, a half hour and the topic of discussion was how to pay for the $585,000 renovations slated for later this year.

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