Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Members of the Holliston Newcomers Cub worked to ensure all children can enjoy the Easter holiday.
From the Holliston Newcomers Club: The Holliston Newcomers Club recently organized an Easter Basket Project to benefit the children of the Food Pantry. Sixty-four brightly decorated Easter Baskets were filled with many items sure to make the children receiving them smile with delight! Betsy Maxwell coordinated the project on behalf of the Holliston Newcomers Club and opened up her home as members dropped off many creative baskets throughout this past weekend. Soon Betsy’s living room was filled with the blooming colors of spring. All of the baskets were successfully delivered to the Food Pantry in time to celebrate Easter Sunday. A big thank you to John at Fiske’s who offered a special discount to members of Holliston Newcomers as they …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
The Holliston Newcomers Club was able to coordinate Thanksgiving meals for 135 area families.
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Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Submitted by the Holliston Newcomers Club Coordinating a Thanksgiving meal for your family is no small task. Coordinating a full Thanksgiving meal for 135 Holliston area families in need is an even bigger task – but one that was accomplished with the support of so many individuals, businesses and organizations in our amazing community. The annual Thanksgiving Day Basket Project is a collaboration between the community, the Holliston Newcomers, and the Holliston Food Pantry. Thanks to an amazingly productive food drive, monetary donations from area businesses and individuals, handmade cards crafted by everyone from preschoolers to grandparents, mini food drives by local churches and girl scouts, months of planning and more than a little …
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Our weekday morning column, 5 Things You Need to Know, provides you with information that can help you plan your day and give you some fodder for water cooler conversations.
1. September 11th Remembered: The Hopkinton Public Library is honoring those who lost their lives in the 2001 terrorist attacks . Listen closely for bells ringing at 8:47 a.m. and 9:03 a.m. 2. Volunteers Needed: Celebrate Holliston is coming up Sept. 22, but volunteers are needed starting now. If you want to find out how to help contact Lina Arena DeRosa, firstname.lastname@example.org or 508-429-2624. 3. Newcomers Food Drive: Over the weekend, members of the Holliston Newcomers Club collected donations of non-perishable food outside Shaws Supermarket in Ashland. According to club president Fran Pleska, the group filled their van with donations. "The Holliston Newcomers Club was astounded by the generosity displayed as people exited the grocery …
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Here is a list of the homes that sold in your neighborhood this week.
Here is a photo gallery of homes that sold in the Holliston area in the last week, according to NewEnglandMoves.com. The same information, without photos, is available below in an easy-to-scan list. Are you a local Realtor, or have you recently sold your home? Add a photo and the information to this article if your recently sold property is not included here. Return to Hollliston Patch tomorrow for a list of the weekend's open houses. This week's information was compiled from NewEnglandMoves.com information, using MLS data. Photos are from the MLS Property Information Network. 212 Central St. List Price: $369,000 Sale Price: $360,000 Sale Date: April 27, 2012 Days on Market: 79 Style: Colonial Rooms: 7 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Garage: 0 …
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Kat Suwalski is an Hoopnotica fitness instructor and the owner of WildKat Hoops. She recently shared her story with Patch.
They come in pretty colors, some of them light up and many of them make noise. They are hula hoops and they are changing the face of fitness. Kat Suwalski is a Hoopnotica trainer and the owner of WildKat Hoops, which she started with the help of her friend Madison Adams. “We craft specialized customizable hoops, hold hooping classes for a fabulous cardio workout, host birthday parties and other events,” the Wildkat Hoops website reads. For Suwalski hooping is about joy and fitness. “It took me about two weeks to get the thing to spin,” she said. “But the reality is if you can sit and get out of bed, you can hoop. The secret is not in spinning your waist but in rocking back and forth.” Hooping has been around since the time of the Egyptians…
Sunday, November 20, 2011
The Holliston Newcomers Club hosted a craft fair at Holliston High to raise funds for grants programs.
Artisans from around New England flocked to Holliston High Sunday to sell their wares to local shoppers.
Monday, June 13, 2011
Kids from around the community got to climb into bulldozers and sit in fire trucks at the Newcomer's latest event this Saturday.
Over 400 people braved the weather at Placentino Elementary School for the Holliston Newcomers Club's first “Touch-A-Truck” fundraiser, raising over $1600 for the non-profit. Best known for its community service projects, including the 10K run and coat drive, the Newcomers Cub was looking for a new, family-friendly way to raise money. Inspired by a similar event held in Medway, Touch-A-Truck was created. All kind of trucks, from bulldozers to ambulances, were there for young children to climb and explore. It was truly a child’s dream. “My favorite part of planning the event was working with the trucks,” said Jennifer Dietz, the organizer of Touch-A-Truck. Aside from the trucks, four sponsors and nine vendors were present at the event. The …
Monday, May 16, 2011
Despite the rain, spirits were as high at the first annual Holliston Newcomers 10K Road Race on Sunday.
The weather was dreary early on Sunday morning, but the spirits were as high as could be at the first annual Holliston Newcomers 10K Road Race held at Holliston High School. The race, which serves as the HNC's major spring fundraiser, went off without a hitch, with Richard Bagge of Brookline winning the race in 38 minutes and 11 seconds. "We're really pleased with the success that we've had with the first event," said Julie Damigella, president of the Holliston Newcomers Club. "They help out with charities and things like that, which is all great stuff," Bagge said about the HNC. The course began in the parking lot of Holliston High and looped around the Brentwood Conservation Land before returning to the high school. "It's a good course, …