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Published on June 13, 2018

May 22, 2018 When I stopped by the the town election polls on May 22nd, there was ample opportunity to visit with each of the election officials and checkers – people I only see at elections but have known for years. The election turnout was dismal. No lines. The day was long and only 1164 […]

Published on May 28, 2018

Now back to our story…(in the words of 1950’s radio). The King of England gave Captain Eleazer Lusher a land grant of 250 acres in what is central Holliston today. Typically, land grants were then divided and sold to settlers who contracted to develop the land in a time certain. Lusher sold part of his […]

Published on May 17, 2018

Today’s blog begins with a tale that Holliston historian Joanne Hulbert likes to tell about the local Native Americans. White settlers and Nipmuck Indians lived in this area at the same time. One night, a settler was out until late at night. When he returned and tried to open the front door to his house, […]

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