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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Police, Fire, and Schools Test Emergency Readiness

Holliston is very fortunate to have three departments that take preparedness very seriously.

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Charles Higgins at 91

Medfield and formerly Holliston- Charles William Higgins, 91, of Medfield and formerly of Holliston, passed away Saturday, September 21, 2019 at All American Assisted Living in Wrentham. Born in Holliston, he was the son of the late Mary (Stevens) and Charles Davis Higgins.  He was the husband of the late Rita (O’Brien) Higgins. Charles was…

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Susan Matz at 74

Susan E. Matz, 74, of Holliston, passed away Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Golden Pond in Hopkinton. She was the daughter of the late Phoebe (Land) and John Edwin Matz.  Ms. Matz’s obituary and arrangements are pending at this time and are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston.

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Celebrate Holliston Chili Contest Winners Announced

Hello Everyone! First and foremost, I would like to thank you all for your support in making Celebrate Holliston’s Chili contest a success.  If this is your first time entering, welcome and hope to see you again next year! For those of you who have been chili supporters throughout the years, a great big thank…

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Share the Road—A Friendly Reminder

Now that school has been in session over three weeks, we’re sharing the roads more frequently with school buses.  Mornings and afternoons, carefully trained bus drivers carry their crew of riders from home to school, school to home.  With enough to think about in front and on all sides of their buses, drivers could use…

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Fire / EMS Log for Week of September 13 – 19, 2019

Friday, September 13 12:25 pm: Investigation – Weekend Duty Officer Deputy Jim Moore investigated an alarm activation on Mill Street. 2:46 pm: Medical – A ambulance with paramedics from Ashland Fire responded to a medical emergency on Fairlane Way. A resident was transported to MetroWest Medical Center, Framingham. 5:38 pm: Medical – The ambulance responded…

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Holliston Community Calendar – September 2019

Town board, committee, and commission meetings as of September 22.  Please check the Town Website for any updates.

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Walking School Bus “Rides” Again: Catch a Ride

The Walking School Bus start day is International Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 2. The bus will run every Monday after that (except on Columbus Day and Veterans Day), rain or shine, until Thanksgiving. Registration is open now! “The Massachusetts Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program works to increase safe biking and walking among elementary and…

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Elizabeth Helen Cusack at 77

Holliston- Elizabeth Helen Cusack, 77, of Holliston, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, September 22, 2019. Born in Waltham, she was the daughter of the late Helen (Statkus) and Gilbert M. Scott. She was the wife of the late Richard James Cusack, her high school sweetheart who passed in 2016. Elizabeth graduated from Waltham High School in…

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Environmental Help Desk for Week of September 23, 2019

Photos by Yvette Cain Upper Charles Climate Action Group Posts Art Installation Holliston members of the UCCA Group posted an art installation along a 1.3 mile stretch of Rte 16 through the center of Holliston, MA, to draw attention to the current climate crisis. Calls and efforts to mitigate and limit the climate crisis are…

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Select Board Discusses Traffic, Various Town Improvements

The Holliston Select Board discussed a wide range of town issues at its meeting on Monday, including downtown traffic, school improvements, and plans for the community farm and Pinecrest golf course. During the public comment portion of the meeting, Board member Tina Hein brought up some troubling statistics regarding the high rate of traffic accidents…

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Calling Young Artists in Holliston

The Holliston Lions Club announced they will host a contest this year for the Lions Clubs International Peace Poster Contest. The contest is open to all students who will be age 11, 12 or 13 years old on November 15, 2019. Students must live in Holliston but need not attend school in Holliston. The contest…

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