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2nd Annual Holliston In Bloom Community Cleanup

Holliston in Bloom’s 2nd Annual Community Clean-up was the weekend of July 16 and 17. We appreciated seeing many familiar faces from the Holliston Garden Club, Lions Club, the Historical Society, a few “regulars,” and new friends who joined us for our Second Annual Community Clean-up! While the hot weather was more suited for a day at the beach, about 45 hardy volunteers showed up at our command center to be assigned to work at various locations throughout Holliston. While the turnout was lower than last year, we managed to accomplish what we set out to do.

Holliston’s Lowland Industrial Park Community Gives Back

1st Annual Lowland Industrial Park Pantry Shelf Drive

Members of the Lowland Industrial Park came together this June to do a month-long drive among their employees for the Holliston Pantry Shelf. Spearheaded by Joey Teblum of Lista International, Joey reached out to the companies in the ‘neighborhood’ to participate in this event. He maintained regular communication with the contacts at each of the participating companies to monitor the contributions and send out encouraging reminders. On Thursday June 30th Joey picked up the items from each company and delivered it all to the Pantry Shelf.  This resulted in two full car loads, or almost 700 i

School Foundation Winners

Following are the 2016 Holliston Scholarship Foundation recipients. According to Bob McGrath, turnout this year was good, although several applications were not fully filled out and had to be removed from consideration. Congratulations to all recipients!
Justin Keast
104 Fairview Street
The Joey Larracey Award
Elizabeth Radcliffe
212 Mill Street
The William and Alice
Phipps Award
Abigail Keeney
33 Mark Tree Road
The Baziils Award
Elizabeth Cronin
40 Holly Lane
The Kathleen Webster Award

Holliston DI Team Wins for Giving Back!

The Holliston Destination Imagination team comprised of Holliston High School seniors Ariana Ameli, Ryan Cahill, and Abby Meltzer; Holliston High School sophomores James Crews and Kent Perlmutter; and Mass Academy senior Joshua Perlmutter won a first place award during the DI Global Finals in Knoxville, TN for the Instant Challenge portion of their Service Learning Challenge, “The Meme Event.” At the Global Finals Tournament, the teams competed in their Central Challenge and in an Instant Challenge.

Holliston Ultimate Frisbee Brings Momentum to Championship Level

After winning both Invitational Tournaments (Barrington RI and Natick MA) they entered this spring and finishing the regular season with 26 wins and only 3 losses, Holliston was hoping that they could continue their solid play into the Ultimate Frisbee State Tournament. Based on their strong regular season showing the Panthers earned themselves a 2 seed in the Division 2 Tournament.

Santos Steps Up as New Holliston Baseball Coach

High school sports are about to get under way for the spring season, and at Holliston, that means Joe Santos is gearing up to lead the Panthers’ baseball team in his first season as a varsity coach.
The 27-year-old Santos, who’s the third baseball coach in the last four years at Holliston, may be in a new role but he’s not new to the players or the system. Santos previously was Holliston’s freshman and junior-varsity baseball coach, and he’s still serving as freshman football coach.

Annual St. Michael’s Auction April 9th

All Proceeds from Event Support Church Outreach Efforts

It supports food pantries in five towns, including Holliston, Millis, Medway, Ashland and Hopkinton, and that’s just a portion of what the proceeds from St. Michael’s Episcopal Church Annual Outreach Auction benefits. The event will take place on Saturday, April 9, from 7-10 p.m., at the church at 1162 Highland Street. Admission is $10 per person, and the event will include raffles, silent and live auctions and hors d’ouerves.