Saturday, March 28, 2020

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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Holliston Reporter Transition Update

As we announced about 1 week ago, News from the Publishers, our current site has reached the end of its support system’s usability.  We have been working to build a new Holliston Reporter site at the same web address – HollistonReporter.com (if you don’t already have this site as a Favorite website on your computer, you may want…

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A Beautiful Sunday in Holliston

On the final Sunday of Summer 2019 the sun was bright and the people were out soaking up all that Mother Nature and Holliston had to offer. On the Upper Charles Rail Trail, the Friends of Holliston Trails set up an Ambassador station at Blair Square providing tips and tools on trail etiquette and safety….

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Francis J. Mullen at 91

Francis J. Mullen, 91, a resident of West Palm Beach, FL, passed away at his summer home in Yarmouthport, MA on Sunday, September 22, 2019. He was born on January 19, 1928, grew up in Hopedale, MA and was a longtime resident of Holliston, MA. He was the loving son of Fred J. and Helen…

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Upcoming ‘Just Thinking’ Focuses on October Town Meeting

Town Meeting is on October 28th. There is a TON of stuff to discuss and fund. This next Tuesday, October 1st, you get a chance to ask questions on Facebook about the articles to be discussed at Town Meeting. I will interview Vice Chair of the Select Board, John Cronin, at 6:00 pm on the…

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