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 Water Department is letting customers know that the town’s water system is not in compliance with the State’s drinking water standards as it relates to a couple of byproducts of the Chlorine disinfection process. This is NOT an emergency... 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.
Todd Barber is a Holliston resident who wanted to give back to his community. He decided to form a neighborhood group to help Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester build two homes in Holliston. Todd sat down with WMRC's Ray Auger to talk about the project... 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.