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1. Holliston Agricultural Commission Newsletter-Summer/Fall 2019

by PJ Kilkelly 8/25/19

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2. The Wall Rolls Through to Bellingham

by Chris Cain 8/21/19

If you weren't downtown around 3:45 Tuesday afternoon, this is what you didn't get to see - yet.

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3. Police Log for Week of August 11 - 17, 2019

by Paul Saulnier 8/20/19

Officer Obie dispatched to Underwood

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4. Holliston Conservation Associates Are Hosting An Edible Plant Walk

by Mary Curran 8/18/19

Come out on Wednesday, August 21st at 6:30 PM. to find out how this plant--a red clover--has been used to treat diseases.

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5. The Wall That Heals Will Pass Through Holliston

by Stephen Bradford 8/17/19

The 'Wall That Heals,' a 3/4 size replica of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be passing through Holliston on Tuesday afternoon around 3:15 p.m. Please join the Holliston Veterans at the Town Hall then to honor the memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice.

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6. Holliston’s Long and Glorious Baseball History: A 4-Part Series; Part IV

by Joanne Hulbert 8/16/19

Holliston High School baseball team, circa 1890 Part IV: Our 19th Century Baseball Roots

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7. Holliston’s Long and Glorious Baseball History: A 4-Part Series; Part III

by Joanne Hulbert 8/15/19

Part III: Early 20th Century Holliston Baseball Standouts

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8. Holliston’s Long and Glorious Baseball History: A 4-Part Series; Part II

by Joanne Hulbert 8/14/19

Part II: A Look Back at the Baseball Career of Holliston’s Wonoski (1930’s)

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9. Police Log for Week of August 4 - 10, 2019

by Paul Saulnier 8/14/19

It is clear from last week's crash tally that you can significantly reduce your chances of customizing your ride by staying off Washington Street.

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10. Holliston’s Long and Glorious Baseball History: A 4-Part Series; Part I

by Joanne Hulbert 8/13/19

Part I: I Meet Mark Sweeney

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11. Inaugural Meeting for the Market-Affordable Housing Committee

by Yvette Cain 8/9/19

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12. Police Log for Week of July 28 - August 3, 2019

by Paul Saulnier 8/6/19

The carnival may have left one of its trained animals behind and someone lost a Shiba Inu. Is that animal, vegetable or mineral?

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13. Free Fun Fridays - August 9 Activities

by Yvette Cain 8/5/19

This week’s offerings for Free Fun Fridays, courtesy of the Highland Street Foundation, include another 10 winners for fun and enrichment. You alone, with a friend, a child or grandchild will find hours of cultural entertainment awaiting you at your desired location. Below are links to each website and a brief description from the individual sites.

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14. Civics Sunday: Interview with Library Trustees Chair Bob Malone

by The Publishers 8/4/19

Seeking opportunities to put his career skills and talents to work, Kevin Robert (Bob) Malone has found numerous volunteer outlets, fortunately for Holliston. We interviewed Mr. Malone at our home this past week and came to understand more specifically the ways the Library Board of Trustees operates and makes decisions.

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15. July Volunteer of the Month - Bobby Blair

by Press Release 7/31/19

Each month, Give Back to Givers honors a "Volunteer of the Month" to highlight his/her service and dedication to the town of Holliston, and to show how important volunteerism is to the town. This month we honor Bobby Blair.

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16. Police Log for Week of July 21 - 27, 2019

by Paul Saulnier 7/30/19

Coming soon: Holliston soap opera, The Lost Dogs of Holliston.

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17. Free Fun Fridays: August 2nd Activities

by Yvette Cain 7/29/19

MA Cultural Attractions for Your Summer Enrichment What a variety of institutions for this week’s Free Fun Fridays, courtesy of the Highland Street Foundation. Will it be the Shark Center in Chatham, a Tanglewood visit, or the Volleyball Hall of Fame? Or another of the 10 weekly offerings? Select a favorite, or try some place you’ve never been.

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18. Holliston Community Calendar - July / August 2019

by Chris Cain 7/29/19

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19. Civics Sunday: The U.S. Citizenship Test

by Yvette Cain 7/28/19

The U.S. Citizenship Test

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20. Moved by the Moving Wall: 20th Anniversary

by Paul Deschenes 7/27/19

The Moving Wall came to Holliston in 1999 from July 26th through August 2nd, Its sister wall, The Wall that Heals will be in Bellingham next month. Veterans in town united back in 1999 to make it happen here. Veterans like the late George Snow welcomed me. I switched posts from Ashland, where I was a passive member, to Holliston, where I became more active and involved.

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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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