Holliston Reporter
Holliston Reporter

Eagle Candidate Wes Foster Builds Five Kiosks for Wenakeening Woods

Wes Foster, Eagle Scout candidate, stands in front of one of the five kiosks he and his team built and installed at the entrances to Wenakeening Woods in Holliston.
Holliston Reporter
Holliston Reporter

Junior Police Academy Class 2

The second Junior Police Academy class of the summer began on Monday, August 11th, under the direction of Officers Bryan Digiorgio, Michael Woods and Lt. David Gatchell, assisted by Kate Hickey. Twenty energetic boys of the 6th, 7th and 8th grades signed up for the week long class.
Holliston Reporter

Holliston Mid Year Real Estate Update 2014

The community of Holliston is reaping the rewards of a town that retains homeowners and has a strong school system reputation. Located between a “red hot” real estate market around Boston, and a very quiet market outside the Rt. 495 belt communities, Holliston is holding its own.
Holliston Town News

Local Farmers Markets

Franklin Farmers Market (franklinfarmersmarketma.com) Where Community Comes to Gather Fridays through October 31, 2014 12 Noon – 6 p.m. Franklin, MA Town Common (Main Street at High Street)
Holliston Town News

Local Artist, Local Advocate

Cheryl Cohen Mosaics Raises Funds for Ben SpeaksIn conjunction with the grand opening of Cheryl Cohen Mosaics Art Center, at 360 Woodland Street, right across from the middle school, artist Cheryl Cohen is helping to help raise funds and bring awareness to an important cause. Medway-based organization, Ben Speaks Louder than Words, aims to reduce teen suicide and other destructive behaviors with its Bigger than Bullying campaign. Cohen has conducted both a coaster-making fundraiser as well as an ongoing “I Choose Life” paper chain fundraiser to support the effort.
Holliston Town News

Theatre370 Takes on Summer

Godspell Featured at High School July 31, August 1A high school theatre production during the summertime? Why not? That was a question Brian Hickey, director of the Holliston High School Theatre 370 asked himself, when he decided to put the production together. He found he had no problem getting takers for the summer production of Godspell, the first major musical piece by 3-time Grammy and Academy Award winner Stephen Schwartz, slated for July 31 and August 1 at 7:30 pm in the Holliston High School Auditorium.
Boston Globe

Obituary: Ralph Esterman

ESTERMAN, Ralph Of Holliston, passed away July 28th, at the age of 65. He was born in Boston and grew up on Nantasket Beach and in Newton. Son of the late Henry and Esther Esterman, he is survived by his wife Beverly Menovich Esterman, sister Lois Hartman, son Matthew, daughter Kate, son-in-law Phil and granddaughter Haley Elizabeth. Ralph is known as an integral member of Temple Beth Torah in Holliston, community organizer, musician, athlete and great, loving, friend. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 30 at 12 noon at the Stanetsky Memorial Chapel, 475 Washington St, CANTON. Shiva will be at the family residence Wednesday through Saturday. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Ralph's name ...
Boston Globe

Obituary: Richard Marchand

MARCHAND, Richard 77, of Holliston, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at his home. Born in Framingham, he was the son of the late Margaret (Quinn) and Arthur Marchand. An Army Veteran, Richard had formerly worked at the Mass Mental Health Department at Medfield State Hospital and in Danvers and Waltham, where he retired. He is survived by his brother, Arthur Marchand and his wife Gloria of Annapolis, MD, his niece and nephew, Margaret and Arthur, 5 great nieces and nephews, and 1 great-great niece. Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 24th from 5-7p.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of HOLLISTON, 854 Washington St. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday, July 25th at 9:00a.m. at St. Mary's ...
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