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Our Town Publishing Home of Local Town Pages Expands To New Location

Will Focus on Being Small Business Specialists

Our Town Publishing is excited to announce its new location in Gould’s Plaza at 74 Main Street in Medway. The new site will enable Our Town Publishing to open its commercial printing to the public. “It has been a long time since I had a retail location,” said owner Charles Tashjian.

Come and Be a Part of the Cleanup!

Volunteer Groups Sought for Annual Earth Day Charles River Cleanup

The 16th Annual Earth Day Charles River Cleanup is scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 25, on various sites along the Charles River, including in your own neighborhood. Families, groups, and even eco-minded individuals are encouraged to join Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA) and partner organizations that join together to beautify the banks of the Charles River from Bellingham to Boston.

Dracoules Displays True Grit On & Off The Ice

Matt Dracoules has a lot of upside as a student-athlete.
The Holliston High senior is a co-captain on the Panthers’ ice hockey squad and he can play either defense or forward. In lacrosse, the 6-foot, 160-pounder usually plays as an attackman, but he’s also been used as a midfielder.
An honor-roll student, Dracoules, who plans to study criminal justice, has been accepted to Endicott College, Roger Williams University and St. Anselm’s College.

Bringing Together Scouts and Community at the Teddy Bear Tea

By Celeste Salley and Katie Vaughn

Our Junior Girl Scouts from Troop #72933 are earning their Bronze Award, which is the highest award a Junior Girl Scout can achieve. As a part of that process, the girls worked at developing their leadership skills and organized a philanthropic event for Daisy Girl Scouts. The event’s theme focused on “Being All that You Can Be” and “Sharing What You Have with Others.” The Daisy Scout guests practiced their etiquette skills and enjoyed refreshments while hearing from leading women in our community.

Is It Spring, Yet?

Second Annual Holliston AgCom Family Event

It’s been a really long winter.Members of Holliston’s Agricultural Committee, or AgCom, are asking a very logical question – “Is It Spring, Yet?” with their Second Annual Family Event welcoming the season on Sunday, March 22, from 12-4 p.m., to take place at Breezy Hill Farm, 583 Adams Street, Holliston. As it did last year, the event will feature baby animals and farm-related fun for the whole family, and the suggested family donation, which will support Holliston AgCom, is just $5.

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.

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.

Robo-Panthers Make It Work

Robotics Team Prepares for Upcoming FIRST Competition

The 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.

Who Will Kiss the Pig?

Holliston Agricultural Commission Eyes Butterfly Project with Fundraiser

Kiss 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.”