John Johnson Remembered

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1. Conversation with DPW Director

by Mary Greendale 8/17/18

Late addition: As of August 14, well#4 was cleared for use.

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2. Report on Repeat samples of the source water for Well #4

by Press Release 8/15/18

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3. Holliston in Bloom announces this week's Floral and Landscape Award

by Paul Saulnier 8/15/18

From the curb to the foundation, this Rockland Street front yard is all about the bees and butterflies.

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4. Celebrate Holliston

by Press Release 8/11/18

If you are from Holliston, that excitement is doubled by the thought of attending Celebrate Holliston.

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5. Legal Notice - Source Water

by Press Release 8/9/18

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6. Holliston in Bloom announces this week's Floral and Landscape Award

by Paul Saulnier 8/8/18

Located on busy Central Street, this welcoming island oasis of perennials is a credit to the gradening skills of the owners.

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7. Still time to secure a booth at CELEBRATE HOLLISTON.

by Theresa Lamkin 8/8/18

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8. A summer time favorite Hibiscus ( Rose of Sharon )

by Mark Ahronian 8/5/18

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9. Holliston in Bloom announces this week's Floral and Landscape Award

by Mary Greendale 8/3/18

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10. Day 2 America in Bloom Judges Tour (part 2)

by Cherry Fenton 8/2/18

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11. Drew Dykema Built Two Boardwalks in Wenakeening Woods

by Paul Saulnier 8/1/18

Drew Dykema selected the replacement of two rotten boardwalks in Wenakeening Woods for his Eagle Scout project.

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12. Day 2 America in Bloom Judges Tour (part 1)

by Cherry Fenton 7/27/18

America in Bloom judges have visited Holliston 6 times. Each participant is rated on specific criteria – Flowers, Landscaped Areas, Overall Appearance, Historical Preservation, Urban Forestry, Environmental Efforts, and a new category for 2018, Community Vitality. The judges passing through the Phipps Hill Tunnel with Robert Weidknecht and Kathy Shore on bicycles.

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13. Advocates Respond to House’s Failed Leadership on Climate

by Press Release 7/26/18

Earlier this summer, the utility companies, regular campaign contributors to members of House leadership, argued that we don’t need to increase the renewable portfolio standard, even as Massachusetts falls behind its neighboring states.

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14. First Day With the America In Bloom Judges - Part 3

by Paul Saulnier 7/25/18

Thursday evening residents turned out to meet Shannon Beatty and Douglas Airhart, the America In Bloom judges sent to Holliston to view our efforts to excell in the seven criteria points.

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15. Outstanding Floral and Landscaping Award July 24, 2018: The Grapevine

by Mary Greendale 7/24/18

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16. First Day With the America In Bloom Judges - Part 2

by Paul Saulnier 7/23/18

After a full morning schedule, the judges headed over to the Historical Society for a bag lunch provided by Outpost Farm.

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17. First Day With the America In Bloom Judges - Part 1

by Paul Saulnier 7/22/18

Holliston is now in the Circle of Champions, having done so well in previous competitions. This year's America In Bloom judges, Shannon Beatty, above left, and Douglas Airhart, right, awoke to a beautiful day and started their tour of Holliston with Kathy Shore, HIB's Cochair. First stop was a visit to Town Hall.

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18. Recycling Committee Discusses Hazardous Waste Day and Trash Pick-Up Future

by Matt Ristaino 7/19/18

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19. Judges from AIB Arrive Wednesday

by Bobby Blair 7/18/18

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20. Who Are the Judges Coming to Holliston

by Bobby Blair 7/18/18

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Steve Napolitano

Articles with Most Comments on HR

One Year Ago: New Gun Shop in Town

by Bobby Blair

When HollistonReporter.com published this article about the new business in town, we were not prepared for the ensuing controversy. Have you run out of ideas for that perfect gift for Christmas? We logged well over 100 comments, both for and against, about a gun shop in Holliston.

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Pedestrian Struck

by Bobby Blair

December 24, 2015: HPD Media Release added.

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Break in at Holliston Firearms

by Paul Saulnier

Saturday, January 26, 2013. At approximately 7:30 AM, police responded to a call to 838 Washington Street about a break into Holliston Firearms.

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Open Letter to Dr. Jackson

by Jack Harper

Dear Dr. Jackson, We have three children at Placentino Elementary. Everyone I know says great things about the administration and the teachers at our extraordinary school. They have created a loving learning environment which make our children and other students anxious to be there every single day.

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Holliston Then and Now

by Bill Tobin

This article has been published in 2009 and 2013, and received many comments that are republished. Newcomers and old timers too appreciate our town then and now. Holliston has changed over recent years. Do you remember ... ... Izzy and Al's Restaurant? The Colonial Pharmacy? Walter's Dairy? The Mighty Midget? The Historical Society's old home? Joe's Barber Shop? Knowlton's Market ? The Edison Shop? Russell's Market? Aubuchon's? just to name a few.

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Town Hall Like You've Never Seen It

by Bobby Blair

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One Down, One To Go

by Paul Saulnier

After successfully crushing Bullard Memorial Farm's efforts to establish a solar farm in their neighborhood, Bullard Street residents have set their sights on ending shooting at the Holliston Sportsmen's Association.

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Pedestrian Struck in Crosswalk

by Bobby Blair

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Marijuana Farm: an opportunity or liability?

by Mary Greendale

Last week, local resident and businessman Fran Colantonio approached Selectmen with a proposal to construct an indoor, fully secure 50,000 square foot marijuana farm on 200 acres in Hopping Brook Industrial Park.

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Mother and Daughter Struck in Crosswalk

by Bobby Blair

Two people were struck by a vehicle in the crosswalk downtown Saturday afternoon

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