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Holliston Baseball Hones Its Pitching Talent, Builds Its Offense

Playing in a league (TVL) that has some good baseball programs, Holliston is hoping that they can continue to build on what first year coach Craig Najarian brought to the Panthers last spring. Before Najarian took over the baseball reins Holliston had only been able to scrape together four wins two years ago. Last season the Panthers doubled that total going 8-12.

Softball Squad Aiming To Get Back In The Groove

The Holliston High softball squad has some definite strengths that could ultimately make the Panthers the surprise team in the Tri Valley League this spring.
The girls, who’ll be playing for their third coach in three seasons, have handled the coaching transition well, and they’ve also dealt with the delay in opening the season as well as could be expected. And, they’ve demonstrated lots of positives that new coach Jen Picardo admires.

Holliston Business Association Celebrates Spring May 16

Spring Festival to Feature Specials at Local Businesses and Events around Town

May 16th is the date of the Holliston Business Association’s Annual Spring Festival, and after the winter we’ve had, it promises to be a much-needed afternoon of catching up with friends, organizations and local businesses. The event will take place from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., and HBA members involved in planning include John Paltrineri, Donna Cady, Diane Marrazzo and Stacey Raffi.

Art Celebrating a Well-Lived Life

Exsultet to Perform Concert, Drama Honoring Ann Talbot

On May 30, Exsultet, the professional-quality women’s chamber ensemble in Holliston, will celebrate the life of late Holliston resident Ann Talbot, combining her own writings with song and drama. The spring presentation, “A Life Well-Lived: A Tribute to Ann Talbot”, will incorporate some of Talbot’s writings as well as those of writers in the writing groups in which she was involved.

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.