Category Archives: Holliston Reporter

Holliston Board of Selectmen Meeting 6/26/17

The Board of Selectmen held their weekly meeting on Monday, and a number of significant issues were discussed, including the medical marijuana facility on Everett Street, the double yellow lines on Chamberlain Street, and an update on the local water supply.

The Board passed a motion to sign a letter of non-opposition towards the proposed medical marijuana facility on Everett St. by a vote of two to one. Mark Ahronian and Jay Marsden voted in favor, and chairman Kevin Conley voted against it. Continue reading

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Medical Marijuana Facility Approved To Go Forward

The Board of Selectmen passed a motion to sign a letter of non-opposition for a medical marijuana facility at 29 Everett Street during their meeting on Monday. The motion passed by a vote of two to one, with Mark Ahronian and Jay Marsden voting in favor, and chairman Kevin Conley voting against it.

This letter of non-opposition does not mean that there will be a medical marijuana facility moving into the Everett St. location, but it does move the process along to the Planning Board. As in past meetings, there was a lot of debate surrounding the issue. Continue reading

2017 National Honors Society Induction

The 63rd annual induction into the Aristos Chapter of the National Honors Society took place at Holliston High School on Tuesday. 29 new members were inducted during the ceremony, along with the 53 re-inductees who have been members for at least a year. Continue reading

Eagle Scout Project Brings Stories to the Rail Trail

If you’ve been down to the rail trail near Cross Street recently, you might have noticed some new sign posts on both sides of the trail. These posts are part of an Eagle Scout project organized by Jamie Ogilvie of Troop 73 which displays picture books for passersby to enjoy.

Jamie, a senior at Holliston High School, said that when he approached the Rail Trail Committee about doing his Eagle Scout project to benefit the trail, committee member Robert Wideneck already had several project ideas, but the story walk was the most intriguing to him. Continue reading