By MyFM's Rick Michaels - In the Town of Holliston anyone who needs to be outside of their home, and/or when entering an
essential business or residential or commercial building is now required to wear a face covering. At the Board of Health meeting this week, members... Read more.
At an April 28 meeting of the Board of Health, the board voted to require anyone in Holliston who needs to be outside of their home to wear a face covering. Fire Chief and Emergency Management Director Michael Cassidy, who is coordinating the town’s response to the... Read more.
At an April 6 meeting of the Select Board, Fire Chief and Emergency Management Director Michael Cassidy announced that as of Monday afternoon, there were a total of fifteen confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Holliston. Cassidy went on to explain that five of... Read more.
At a March 23 meeting of the Select Board, Fire Chief and Emergency Management Director Michael Cassidy confirmed the first positive case of COVID-19 in the community. Cassidy indicated that the Holliston Board of Health was notified of the test result, and that Salmon... Read more.
On Monday, March 16, the Select Board declared a State of Emergency in Holliston to support the community’s response to the outbreak of Coronavirus. Although there have not yet been any presumptive or positive cases in town, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The origin and cause of an early morning fire yesterday in Holliston, that resulted in injuries is under investigation after firefighters were called to a house fire on Carl Road, at around 5:45 yesterday morning. Initial reports were that two... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Town of Holliston will be holding a Tri-Board meeting tonight to review the roles and
responsibilities, as the budget work gets underway for the Board of Selectmen, Finance Committee and the School Committee. Referring to it as a... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - Nomination papers for the Annual Town Election in Holliston become available today and among the town offices on the ballot in May residents can seek seats on the Select Board, School Committee, Finance Committee and Board of Health. Candidates... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The American Association of School Administrators is recognizing for the 33rd year the top Superintendent in each State.. and for Massachusetts, the Superintendent of the year for 2020, heads up the Holliston Schools. Holliston School... Read more.
By MyFm's Rick Michaels - The Cannabis Control Commission is meeting today in Worcester at which time the staff will recommend Final Licenses for three retail Marijuana shops and a cultivation facility in Milford. Sira Naturals Incorporated which was approved for a... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Senior Project Manager for Downtown Holliston’s Traffic Improvement Project along the Washington Street Corridor has completed an analysis of the traffic conditions, following the signalization of three-intersections now about one-year later... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Massachusetts Department of Public Health says the West Nile virus has been detected in mosquitos, collected in Holliston. The town now has a positive West Nile Virus mosquito sample, it was located in the south-east quadrant of the town... Read more.
On an annual basis, the Holliston Lions Club sponsors a carnival. The proceeds from this event are used to help us support the various organizations we donate money to including the Holliston Food Pantry, Holliston Senior Center and Celebrate Holliston to name a few. The... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - Residents of Holliston will see some upgrades and minor changes as the town will have a new vendor, taking care of it's trash pick up and recycling services, beginning the first of next month. E.L Harvey of Westboro will implement the new trash and Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - A medical marijuana cultivation and product manufacturing facility in Holliston, is seeking to engage in the same type of operations for Adult Use Marijuana and tomorrow morning the Cannabis Control Commission will recommend approval of... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - A Holliston man missing since he left his home Saturday morning was found dead in Milford lateTuesday night. 53-year old Robert Valli according to his family, had been dealing with depression and was recently diagnosed with diabetes. Valli left... Read more.
By MyFm's Rick Michaels - As we reported yesterday over the past week there have been several home break-ins in Milford and Holliston and as police investigated, it’s been determined the homeowners were at funeral services or a wake, when the break-ins occurred.... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - A Holliston resident walked into the police station yesterday to speak with an officer regarding a suspicious e-mail soliciting money, for the Martin Richard Foundation. We’re just days away from the running of the 123rd Boston Marathon, Monday... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Town of Holliston will be holding an informational meeting tonight, regarding a proposal to site a Solar Energy System at the former town landfill on Marshall Street. Holliston Town officials received a grant to have a project consultant... Read more.
This annual event is home to the 5 towns of: Medway, Medfield, Millis, Holliston and Ashland. Students will run through a series of sport skills stations run by volunteers and staff from Holliston . Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - An Uber driver from Holliston will be arraigned this morning after he allegedly sexually assaulted a female passenger in his vehicle while also offering her money in exchange for sex. 37-year old Jose Arevalos-Avalos is charged with indecent... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Holliston Police Department has received multiple calls of late, from concerned residents and
passing motorists regarding ice safety, for those they see skating and ice fishing. So, how can you tell if ice is safe? There are no guarantees... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - Police in Holliston are investigating a threatening message that was written on a dry-erase board at the High School, indicating a device was hidden in a specified location. The message was found after school had been dismissed for the day on... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - Senate President Karen Spilka of Ashland and the Social-Emotional Learning Alliance for Massachusetts will be hosting a forum tonight, about social-emotional learning and strategies for effective implementation in schools and communities.... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - A Holliston man who was facing several drug and firearm charges following reports of gunshots heard in the downtown Holliston area early Monday morning is now facing several more firearms charges, after police executed a search warrant at his... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - Holliston residents will have 27 articles to vote on when the Fall Town Meeting is held later this month. There will be seven-articles dealing with medicinal and recreational marijuana including a temporary moratorium on recreational marijuana... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - A medical Marijuana cultivation and product manufacturing facility in Holliston, is seeking to engage in the same type of operations for adult use Marijuana and tonight will be holding a community outreach meeting. Mayflower Medicinals... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - A medical marijuana cultivation and product manufacturing facility in Holliston, is seeking to engage in the same type of operations for adult use Marijuana and will be holding a community outreach meeting next week. Mayflower Medicinals... Read more.
There are so many wonderful events happening in our local area over the summer. Music in the park, movies in the park, festivals and carnivals, etc. Keep checking back to this page for updates on happenings in your area! Read more.
By Myfm's Rick Michaels - Police in Holliston received several 9-1-1 calls yesterday morning, reporting a serious motor vehicle accident, in the area of 220 Hopping Brook Road involving a pick-up truck and a tractor trailer unit. Holliston Police Chief Matthew Stone says... Read more.
By Myfm's Rick Michaels - The Holliston Board of Selectmen will meet tonight and a few items on the agenda deal with Marijuana as the state draws closer to the first retail shops opening up. The Town Planner is expected to present for discussion a Marijuana by-law and... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The presence of contaminants in the drinking water for all customers of the Holliston municipal water supply led to additional samplings to evaluate the extent of the contaminants and now after repeat samples, test results show no bacteria. The... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The presence of contaminants in the drinking water for all customers of the Holliston Municipal Water Supply has led to additional samplings to evaluate the extent of the contamination. The water system was notified yesterday that a water sample... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Holliston board of selectmen will begin their night in executive session before their regularly scheduled meeting gets underway tonight. The executive session is for the purpose of discussing the potential acquisition of an undisclosed... Read more.
(Courtesy of Holliston Town Pages)-Kurt Lorenzen is Holliston High’s new girls’ basketball coach and to say that the 57-year-oldIllinois native is well-qualifiedto handle the position would be a monumental understatement, because he’s paid his dues at every conceivable... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels- In just a few days State Senator Karen Spilka of Ashland, who also represents Holliston, Hopkinton, Medway and parts of Franklin will assume the top post, becoming President of the Senate. Since winning a special election in 2001 Spilka served in... Read more.
By MyFM’s Rick Michaels- The Holliston Planning Board will re-organize tonight at the start of their scheduled meeting. On the agenda, will be a discussion on adult use marijuana establishment zoning and regulation. Members will also get a status update and field change... Read more.
By MyFM’s Rick Michaels- Holliston residents will soon be seeing the completion of the Washington Street Corridor Improvements Project. Construction in the downtown area is nearing completion, with installation this week of the remaining traffic signal at Hollis and... Read more.
HOLLISTON - A Milford woman and a man originally from Hopedale, have been identified and arrested in connection with an armed robbery at a Holliston bank eight months ago. The Federal Bureau of Investigation violent Crime Task Force and the Holliston Police Department... Read more.
HOLLISTON - The company with the contract to provide the trash and recycling pick-up in the town of Holliston released a statement about their service to the town where collections were behind schedule but should be back to normal today. Republic Services saying late... Read more.
HOLLISTON - Construction on Washington Street in downtown Holliston is continuing this week with work primarily associated with preparing the roadway for paving. The General contractor is completing work on the downtown signalization project, the installing of traffic... Read more.
HOLLISTON - An armed robbery at a bank in Holliston last October remains unsolved and now a reward of up to ten-thousand dollars is being offered for information leading to the identifications of the masked male and female. The Federal Bureau of Investigation Violent... Read more.
HOLLISTON - Construction resumed earlier this month and work continues on the Washington Street Corridor Improvements Project in downtown Holliston. Underway is installation of foundations within the existing sidewalks for the huge traffic signal arms that overhang... Read more.
HOLLISTON - Twenty registered marijuana dispensaries were approved Tuesday, including a Holliston business, to have their applications to enter the recreational marijuana business reviewed by the Cannabis Control Commission on an expedited basis. Read more.
The Holliston Board of Selectmen will meet with some of the town' Senior Citizens during a meeting scheduled for this afternoon. Holliston Selectmen will listen to their concerns and answer any questions. The meeting takes place at one o’clock this afternoon at the... Read more.
MILLIS - A recent graduate of Holliston High School was stabbed to death over the weekend in Needham by her boyfriend, who then traveled to Millis and stabbed his parents at a family gathering at a restaurant. The body of 20-year old Olivia Bergstrom was found in the... Read more.
Local Town Pages - On January 21st, a group of six nine- and ten-year old boys, a Destination Imagination team that calls themselves “The Raw Spaghettis,” became a small group of activists. Their motivation, a sign in a local vape shop. “We heard that Vape City Smoke... Read more.
HOLLISTON - The cause of an early morning fire this past Sunday, that destroyed a barn in Holliston and killed dozens of animals, remains under investigation by the State Fire Marshall's Office. After conducting a preliminary investigation this week, there were no signs... Read more.
HOLLISTON - A seminar on drugs and alcohol will be held tonight in Holliston giving students and parents information and insights about substance abuse and addiction. With the legalization of marijuana, which sends mixed messages of confusion about the dangers of drug... Read more.
HOLLISTON - Residents of Holliston will be asked to decide the fate of 18-articles which make up the warrant to be presented tonight at the Fall Town Meeting. The biggest expenditure will come with Article 5, money to be used to pay for capital projects or purchases... Read more.
HOLLISTON - The search for two suspects continues this morning in connection with a midday bank robbery in Holliston yesterday. The Holliston Police Department received a “panic alarm” from the TD bank on Washington Street at about 1:40 yesterday afternoon reporting an... Read more.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY - The Middlesex County District Attorneys Office is releasing its latest list of indictments handed down by a grand jury, one incident involving a Milford man and another incident occurring in Holliston. Middlesex County District Attorney Marion Ryan... Read more.
Local Town Pages - AppleFest Fall Fair in Holliston is one of major annual fundraisers and is an extremely popular event. Featuring an indoor flea market and tag sale, you will find many treasures, gently used and antique items as well – so keep your eyes open for... Read more.
LOCAL TOWN PAGES - October 7, 2017 will mark the 20th anniversary of the town of Holliston’s hosting the Massachusetts CF Cycle for Life, an annual fundraising bike ride through ten scenic Metrowest towns benefitting people with Cystic Fibrosis. Since its onset, 4,037... Read more.
HOLLISTON - In the Town of Holliston, the Washington Street Corridor and Town Center Signalization Project is set to begin early next month. The Board of Selectmen reminding residents about the long-anticipated project with work scheduled to start by early September... Read more.
HOLLISTON - Holliston police along with State Police are investigating the cause of an accident that took the life of a Holliston teenager who died while riding his motorcycle. 19-year old Andrew Bennett was driving his bike Monday night around six o’clock when he... Read more.
HOLLISTON - Holliston residents deciding on three-contested races during the annual town election yesterday and voting in favor of a question, prohibiting the operation of marijuana retailers. Residents voting to return to the School Committee Stacey... Read more.
HOLLISTON - The Holliston Board of Health will meet tonight and one of the items on the agenda will be a re-cap of the public hearing, held earlier this month, on the town’s tobacco regulations. Board of Health members are looking to change the minimum age when it... Read more.
HOLLISTON - There are still a few communities in the area where the minimum age for the sale of Tobacco products is 18-years old. Holliston is taking the next step in the process to make a change. The Holliston Board of Health scheduled a public hearing for residents to... Read more.
Holliston - The committee put in charge of evaluating the best way to proceed with the design and restoration of the “8 Arch Bridge” in Holliston will meet again tonight. The five-member committee will be addressing any concerns from the Board of Selectmen, Conservation... Read more.
Residents of Holliston will have a chance to review the completed design plans for the new traffic lights and how they’ll work through the downtown area at a public hearing coming up next week. The presentation will be done by McMahon Associates, the company hired for... Read more.
The Town of Holliston will implement new procedures at its recycling center, beginning this Saturday, aimed at restricting access to the facility to just Holliston residents and to make the center more financially self-sufficient. Window decals will be required for the... Read more.
This year’s list of the safest cities in Massachusetts was released recently by SafeWise, a home security and safety company, and you’ll be happy to know that the WMRC listening area is home to 4 towns ranked in the top 20! Read more.
A 57 year old Holliston woman, Karen Evers, who was hit by a car Christmas Eve in the downtown area, has died. Her funeral is Wednesday. A 53 year old Florida man who struck her has not been charged. Read more.
Milford Police responded to a total of eight motor vehicle accidents yesterday. The most serious of which was an early morning, three car accident on Main Street that did result in some injuries. The drivers were a Milford woman, Jacqueline Torres, a Milford man... Read more.
The Holliston Board of Selectmen will discuss a medical marijuana proposal tonight and the conditions and terms of a host community agreement. Brighton Health Advocates is proposing to us a warehouse on Summer Street to grow medical marijuana. There would be no sales... Read more.
Holliston Police quickly apprehended those responsible for stealing three puppies valued at $1000 each from a kennel on Concord Street. The theft occurred over the past weekend. A tip lead authorities to a home in Plainville were the dogs were found. Detectives are... Read more.
Holliston police are investigating a stabbing last night at Goodwill park. The victim was given first aid at the scene and flown by a medical helicopter to a Boston Hospital. The man has non-life threatening injuries. Read more.
Two Holliston residents were arrested at their home. 28 year old Michael Geehan and 33 year old James Perry both from Fiske Street are charged with breaking and entering. They were also charged with larceny of over $250 dollars. Malicious destruction of property and... Read more.
Summer means sun, fun and a little fresh yum yum! Our local area is flush with farm fresh foods! Listed below are all of the towns featuring, in most cases, weekly farmers markets to keep you healthy, full and supporting your local farmers and vendors. Read more.
A Holliston man will be summoned to court by police in his town. He refused to turn on the utilities to a home he owns after a complaint from Daniel O'Rourke. He lives in Fiske Street. 28 year old Michael Geehan of the same address is charged with being a landlord... Read more.
Two Franklin residents will be summonsed to court by Milford Police. Vanessa Sullivan, 18, of Sunset Road and Catherine Myers, 18, of Stone Ridge Road are accused of shoplifting. A 26 year old Milford resident was arrested in Holliston. Bernard Desouza of Water Street... Read more.
The Holliston Business Association and the Holliston Arts Council in coordination with the Spring Festival is thrilled to bring you the first annual Holliston Porchfest 2015. All across the country, communities have been gathering to hear live music in their local... Read more.
The Hillers girls’ lacrosse team improved to 5-7-2 on the season yesterday with a 19-8 win over Holliston. Hopkinton was led by three outstanding freshmen. Maggie Dolan had 4 goals, Caroline Murphy added 2 goals and goalie Amanda Hascrouck picked up the win with... Read more.
A 24 year old Hopkinton man was killed in a motorcycle crash on North Mill Street in Holliston Saturday night. Michael Anderson suffered from severe injuries at the scene and died a short time later after being taken to a Boston hospital by a medical helicopter... Read more.
The Hopkinton Girls Lacrosse team took down Holliston yesterday 14-5 on the back of 4 goals by Captain Julia Macchi. Fellow captain Rachel Calkins was terrific as well with 3 goals and 2 assists. Freshman Maggie Dolan also continued to impress for Hopkinton... Read more.
The Holliston Boys and Girls Track teams took out Millis on Wednesday in TVL action. Mike Donovan finished first in both the triple jump and 110 hurdles to help give the Panthers a 97-29 win. The Mohawks Kyle White had the best javelin throw at 114 feet... Read more.
Upton Selectmen tonight will discuss the needed school override and funding requirements. The Hopedale School Committee meets tonight. There is no agenda for the session posted on their website. The Holliston Finance Committee will review fiscal year 2016 budgets and... Read more.
A needed override for the Holliston schools has been put off for one year. The finance committee found $600 thousand in the town budget to supplement the schools to prevent the override and the loss of staff and programs. The override would have requested $1.1 million... Read more.
Three Holliston police officers were commended recently by Selectmen and Chief John Moore. The officers, Detective Sergeant Chad Thompson, Sergeant George Lurini and Patrolman Andy McCray were called to a home for a drug overdose. They quickly took control of the... Read more.
A 24 year old Holliston resident was arrested in Hopkinton. Taylor Davis of Winthrop Street is accused of larceny under $250 dollars, disturbing the peace and malicious destruction of property. Davis went on a vandalism rampage damaging mailboxes and dumping over trash... Read more.
A 44 year old Bellingham man was apprehended by Hopedale Police disposing of some very bizarre and unusual items in a dumpster at Sacred Heart Church. Authorities said Christopher Walker of Box Pond Drive was observed dumping the material that turned out to be 25 gallons... Read more.
The Town of Hopkinton and Holliston will use a grant they received to offer residents a clinician to help them deal with mental disabilities and emotional distress issues in the hope of keeping people out of the court system. The grant funded is good for three years. Read more.
Holliston is looking for a new town administrator to succeed 30 year veteran Paul LeBeau who leaves at the end of June. Selectmen want a seasoned manager with strong leadership, organization and communication skills and someone who can direct, manage and facilitate a... Read more.
The Holliston Panthers girls basketball team qualified for the post season last night by picking up their 10th win of the season with a 51-32 victory over Bellingham. 1,000 point scorer Kylie Lorenzen had a double-double with 29 points and 16 rebounds... Read more.
Celebrate Holliston is now accepting grant applications for the 2015. Holliston seeks to invest in projects that they see as worthy and that will make the most contribution to the community. A wide range of grants are given each year. There is no common thread other... Read more.
DAYBREAK AUDIO - Residents should be extremely cautious if they try and remove ice jams from their homes or businesses. A business owner in Holliston started a blaze week when using a torch. Fire Chief Mike Cassidy... Read more.
The search for a new town administrator is underway in Holliston and officials hope to hire someone by May. A consultant told selectmen to expect about 25 applications for all over the country. That number will be reduced by a screening committee. Current... Read more.
By WMRC's Tom Nappi - The Hopkinton Lady Hillers took a big 69-44 victory Friday Night over the Holliston Panthers. Hopkinton’s balanced offensive attack and interior dominance allowed the Hillers to get within 3 wins of clinching a tournament spot... Read more.
A 24 year old Milford woman will be summonsed to court by Milford Police. Amanda Nadeau of Grove Street is accused of threatening to commit a crime. A woman from Lincoln Street sought a harassment prevention order from a judge. It was denied.
Holliston Firefighters were called to a home on Washington Street yesterday afternoon for a fire on the second floor of the home. A man arrived home to smell smoke and called the fire department. There was thick smoke from a mattress fire. Crews had the blaze... Read more.
Holliston Selectmen meet tonight to review budgets for technology, veteran services, building department and zoning board. The board also meets with Police Chief John Moore, Fire Chief Mike Cassidy and DPW Director Sean Reese.
Milford school officials continue to plan... Read more.
Holliston Selectmen were presented with a plan for a new building for the Parks and Recreation Department at a cost of $8.2 million. It would replace the existing Flagg School on Linden Street. The building would house the Parks and Recreation Department, Family... Read more.