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Where Are They Now? Holliston’s Caligaris Was No. 1 In TVL Basketball

Dave Caligaris was the most complete basketball player ever to come out of the Tri-Valley League.
The Detroit Pistons made him their fifth-round draft choice in 1978, the year Dick Vitale took the reins after a successful career at the University of Detroit. The 6-foot-4 guard-forward, who excelled at Holliston High School, then later at Northeastern University, is the only TVL player to be drafted into the National Basketball Association.

Local Officials Respond to, Prepare for Opioid Overdoses

“If you asked me 10 years ago if my child would use drugs, I would have told you, ‘No.” We participated in D.A.R.E. We talked to our kids. We just said no,” said Natick mom Kathy Pierce in a Holliston forum on June 9th, “Suburban Teens and Drugs: What Every Parent Should Know,” on the growing problem with heroin and other opiate abuse aired on Holliston Cable Access. ( The forum, held at the Adams Middle School, included Rep. Carol Dykema, Ben Phillips, Holliston Police Chief Moore, Det.

Bee Kind to the Bees Bee-Friendly Practices

Good for Bees, Good for Humans, Too

It’s late spring or early summer. You see something moving, and you realize it’s a cluster of bees. They are swarming. Why do they do it, and what do you do?
According to Tony Luleck, President of the nonprofit Norfolk County Beekeepers Association (NCBA), the last thing you should do is kill them.
“A natural thing that happens during the early summer is swarming,” says Luleck, who is also chair of the Holliston Agricultural Commission. “When that happens, the bees need to take up a residence somewhere. We get a lot of calls to catch swarms.”

Jasper Hill Café & Bistro Revives Downtown Corner New Owners Will Feature Food, Music – and Honor Pejamajo’s Gift Certificates

“What now?” was a question on a lot of Holliston minds when Pejamajo’s closed its doors several months ago, without much notice, but worries the café on the corner would lie empty have been subdued and customers more than satisfied that Jasper Hill Café & Bistro has risen up and become the talk of the town.

Second Annual Toast of the Town Champagne and Chocolate Garden Party

Celebrating women who lead our community and the power of women to make change. A garden full of interesting, involved women, champagne, punch, and chocolates! What could be more fun? Come meet women movers and shakers of all kinds! Let’s talk about how we can all help each other reach our leadership goals, both civically and politically. Invite a friend. The more the merrier!

Want to Support Holliston Sports? Join HABA Today!

HABA is an organization of unpaid, parent volunteers. Optional membership donations are appreciated and help us support and raise funds for our student-athletes and spread the Panther Spirit within the community.

There are three suggested family membership levels . We welcome financial donations of any size and always look forward to those able to donate their time to HABA. Please fill out the Membership Form below and send it to HABA Membership 370 Hollis St. Holliston, MA 01746.

Local Event Helps Fight the Fight against Cancer

Holliston and Ashland are among more than 5,200 communities and 20 countries that hold an annual Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society. This year’s Relay For Life of Ashland and Holliston will kick off at noon on Saturday, June 14 and run all night long until 7 a.m. Sunday, June 15 at the Ashland Middle School, 87 West Union Street in Ashland.
Opening ceremonies, says this year’s chair, Linda Ahronian, usually begin with a color guard from Holliston Police and Fire, as well as the National Anthem and a guest speaker.

Come Run for Children’s Hospital 9th Annual Holliston 5K Road Race to Benefit Boston Children's Hospital May 25

On Sunday, May 25, the 9th Annual Holliston 5K Road Race/Walk to benefit Boston Children's Hospital will take place at Holliston High School 9 a.m. Post-race activities including light refreshments. Trophies will be given to overall top males and females, and medals will be given to top males and females in the following categories: 12 and under, 13-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60 and over. All children under high school age will receive ribbons.