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Local Lore

1. Police Log for Week of April 14 - 20, 2019

by Paul Saulnier 4/23/19

If we have a few more weeks like last week and the one before, then ten officers will be reassigned to the Animal Control Office. Road sign of the times:

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2. Police Log for Week of April 7 - 13, 2019

by Paul Saulnier 4/16/19

Fearing her house is surrounded late one night, Marshall Street resident called HPD . It was a slow week for HPD so we go out of town for newsworthy logs.

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3. Earth Day Vernal Pool Walk, Sat. April 20, 2019

by Karen Fung 4/14/19

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4. HSS Week 1: Soggy Conditions Postpone Play

by Ken Sawyers 4/11/19

Publishers' Note: The cancellation of play did not deter our intrepid sports 'editor' from filing this fictional account. Let's hope the future real action lives up to this creative tale.

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5. Police Log for Week of March 31 - April 6, 2019

by Paul Saulnier 4/9/19

Mission Springs likely to be overrun with snakes like the one reported in the living room of one of the units.

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6. Holliston Hosts Volkssport Walk and Soup Event

by Chris Cain 4/6/19

It was a beautiful day for a walk - and soup.

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7. Police Log for Week of March 24 - 30, 2019

by Paul Saulnier 4/2/19

Underwood Street resident told HPD that her dogs broke out and are headed for Pinecrest Golf Course, and officers compete for a new toaster.

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8. Civics Sunday - Part VII: The Public Library Board of Trustees and the Park Commission

by The Publishers 3/31/19

Continuing our Civics Sunday series, we remind readers that of our intent to provide brief descriptions of local boards, elected positions, or committees so as to prepare voters for the next Local Election on May 21, 2019, as well as to remind Holliston of our Annual Town Meeting on May 6, 2019.

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9. It’s About Time

by Ken Henderson 3/31/19

Article by Ken Henderson in collaboration with John Losch.

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10. Police Log for Week of March 17 - 23, 2019

by Paul Saulnier 3/26/19

Rockets, swans, hawks and dogs. Just another week of high anxiety in Holliston. Cross over it and you will be electrocuted

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11. Bullard Memorial Farm Fundraiser March 30th

by Press Release 3/24/19

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12. Walk 'n Mass Volkssport Club Walk & Soup Social

by Press Release 3/22/19

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13. Holliston Seniors Celebrate St. Pat's Day in Style

by Chris Cain 3/21/19

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14. Police Log for Week of March 10 - 16, 2019

by Paul Saulnier 3/19/19

Bobblehead reported on Washington.

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15. A Personal Reflection on this St. Patrick’s Day

by Bill Dooling 3/17/19

Publishers' Note: Thanks to Bill for sharing his story with all of us.

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16. Police Log for Week of March 3 - 9, 2019

by Paul Saulnier 3/12/19

If called by the High School Principal, don't answer and a cat fight on Concord are last week's lowlights. Want the pothole on your street fixed? Try a sit-in

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17. Holliston Native Finally Returning from World War II

by Chris Cain 3/6/19

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18. Police Log for Week of February 24 - March 2, 2019

by Paul Saulnier 3/5/19

P.I.T.A. on Hollis and a Walpole car in the wrong place at the wrong time - twice. Back in th day the crossing guard rode on the bus. Martha, are you related to this guy?

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19. Civics Sunday - Part III: Selectmen

by The Publishers 3/3/19

Continuing our Civics Sunday series, we begin by reminding you, our reader, that our intent is to provide brief descriptions of local boards, elected positions, or committees to prepare voters for the next Local Election on May 21, 2019, as well as to remind Holliston of our Annual Town Meeting on May 6, 2019.

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20. Hollistonian to China and Back

by The Publishers 3/2/19

The author with her travel companion, Melanie Sullivan. The streets were decorated with lights for the Chinese New Year. Note from the Publishers: A month ago a friend’s text mentioned her daughter’s trip to China. We were impressed that daughter Betsy, an elementary teacher, would be traveling to China to teach. Curiosity got the better of us, and we thought other Hollistonians might be equally curious about a neighbor’s travels to such an in-the-news locale. Betsy kindly obliged, sharing her candid and intriguing view of China which we happily submit for your reading delight. Text and Photos by Betsy Maxwell

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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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