Holliston Reporter
Holliston Reporter

Local Swim Team Doing Great

Students from Holliston and Medway have collaborated to create a local swim team of 40 swimmers with a 6-0 record in the Tri-Valley League.
Holliston Reporter

Fire and Ice at Lake Winthrop

The 7th Annual Fire and Ice event at Pleasure Point on Lake Winthrop is Sunday, February 8th. Come and enjoy skating, ice fishing, sledding, walking, roasted marshmallows, hot chocolate, food and of course warming by the fire pits.
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Are Storm Alerts Overdone?

This is New England and we should just ignore the snow for the most part and go about our daily business.
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Hoop Tourney Berth Is Lorenzen’s Top Goal

Kylie Lorenzen is the total package — an honor student and a three-sport star who, as a captain in three different venues, is intensely tuned into being a team-first competitor. The 6-foot native of Holliston has been a Tri Valley League all-star in soccer, basketball and outdoor track and she was the conference’s Most Valuable Player in track as a freshman. Currently, the classy senior is striving to lead the Holliston High girls basketball squad into the playoffs and she’s also flirting with becoming a 1,000-point scorer for the Panthers.
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RAMS Spanish Teacher Recognized for Teaching Excellence

Señora Blanca Beltran, Spanish teacher at Robert Adams Middle School, was recognized by the Massachusetts Academy of Math and Science on Wednesday, November 19, for her excellence in teaching. In order to distinguish faculty of merit, Mass Academy asks its students to nominate a teacher to receive acknowledgment at the school’s annual Teacher Appreciation Day Luncheon. Joshua Perlmutter, a junior at Mass Academy, nominated Señora Beltran, whom he had for all three years of middle school.
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Robo-Panthers Make It Work

Robotics Team Prepares for Upcoming FIRST CompetitionThe first Saturday of January, they got their assignment. The team of 20 or so Holliston High School kids, power-tool wielding and tinkering with parts such as gears, motors and pulleys, not to mention the cool plastic pieces they generate in their cool 3D printers, are on a mission to build a better robot – at least one better than the competition – at the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC), a national competition held locally at Northeastern University in March. They are the Holliston High School Robo-Panthers FIRST Team 2262.
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Who Will Kiss the Pig?

Holliston Agricultural Commission Eyes Butterfly Project with FundraiserKiss a pig? Why on earth would anyone want to do that? Answer: To support a butterfly aviary project at the Holliston Agricultural Commission’s Community Garden. Pj Kilkelly, who runs Kilkelly Farm and grew up on a farm in Ireland, says, “I think it’s so great for the kids to be involved in (farming),” says Kilkelly, whose daughter, now 11, has great interest in the area. “Her ability to be able to help the little animals, the newborns, when I see that, that’s what I would love to see – all the kids exposed to some element of the culture.”
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The Stone Soup Artisan Group Spreads Warmth

It started off with trying to raise some money for the Holliston Pantry Shelf. Local teacher and fiber artist Jill Anderson Roberson sold some of her wool and angora crocheted hats at Celebrate Holliston in 2013. At the event, she put out the word to anyone interested that she hoped for 10”x10” knitted or crocheted squares to assemble a blanket, which she would auction off to raise even more money for the local organization.
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Tom Coakley is the assistant editor of the Globe West regional print edition and this Holliston site.

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