Monday, November 19, 2012
The cause of the crash, in Holliston near the Hopkinton line, is under investigation.
Two males were taken to UMass Memorial Medical Center after a car traveling southbound on North Mill Street in Holliston rolled over. The crash was reported just after 4 p.m. Monday. Emergency officials from Holliston and Hopkinton responded; the crash was near the town line. Responders initially requested LifeFlight but canceled the request when learning there was a long wait time. According to scanner reports, a man in his 20s was taken by ambulance to UMass in Worcester. Officials at the scene said a female was also transported; Hopkinton EMS took her to Milford Regional Medical Center. The crash is under investigation.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Police hope Saturday's fundraiser will finish the fundraising efforts for the department's K9 unit.
Motorcycle drivers will ride 50 miles through nearby towns in support of Holliston Police Department's K9 unit on Saturday. "We are expecting a very large showing on Saturaday. I would be surprised if we had under 100 motorcycles. With the expected forecast calling for 80 degree weather and sunny, I would anticipate a lot of last minute arrivals as well," Matt Stone, a Holliston Police Officer said in an email. The department has raised more than $14,000 out of their $20,000 needed to start the K9 unit. Stone said police hope funds from the event will bring fundraising numbers over the department's goal. Motorcyclists looking to join the event can head to the Police Department's website for more information.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Holliston police want to chat with you about town happenings over coffee this Saturday.
The Holliston Police Department has invited town residents to a sit down meet-and-greet with town officers on Saturday titled "Coffee with Cops." From 9 to 11 a.m. at the Senior Center, officers and town residents will sit down together over coffee to discuss concerns they have with the community and talk about town happenings. "No agenda or guest speakers, just a chance to sit and talk about whatever may concern you," a press release from the Police Department said. Those looking to attend should RSVP by Thursday to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, May 20, 2012
The motocyclist, 23, was found down in the roadway with leg and head injuries, according to scanner report.
Update: 10:39 a.m. on May 22, Jake Anastas, 23, of 30 Porter Rd. in Natick, was transported to Tufts Medical Center Sunday night by MedFlight, according to Holliston Police Chief John Moore. The Chief could not comment on Anastas' condition. Update at 10:45 p.m. A motorcycle crash was reported at 9:42 p.m. at 28 Summer St. (Route 126). The driver from Natick, 23, was found down in the roadway with leg and head injuries, according to scanner report. Holliston Police and Holliston Fire are on the scene. A Medflight helicopter was requested. After initial evaluation of the injured motorcyclist, a medical helicopter was requested to transport the individual to a trauma center, according to Holliston Fire Department, Fire Chief Michael …
Monday, May 7, 2012
Dozens of residents walked their dogs through downtown Holliston on Sunday to raise money for the town's K9 unit.
In an effort to raise funds for the Holliston Police Department's K9 unit, dozens of local residents walked their dogs through the town's streets on Sunday. The Holliston Police Department hopes to have its dog unit ready for deployment in the fall, but donations are needed for required training of officers and the multi-purpose animal that police will purchase.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Those found using marijuana could face a $300 fine.
Those found smoking marijuana could face a $300 fine if a measure proposed by Holliston Police Chief, John Moore, passes into law during town meeting in May. Massachusetts decriminalized marijuana in 2009, making possession of under an ounce of pot punishable by a $100 fine. The law allowed cities and towns to pass ordinances regulating public consumption. "We hope, based on a high civil fine, people will think twice about smoking in a public place," Moore said. Surrounding towns including Bellingham, Ashland and Marlborough enforce similar fines, according to Moore. Since the drug's decriminalization, Moore said cases of marijuana possession have not risen, and a small percentage of those in possession are found smoking in public. …
Saturday, December 3, 2011
Holliston Police requested State Police air unit assistance Saturday night in searching for suspected car thieves who ran off into the woods near Washington and Summer streets, according to an initial scanner report.
Holliston Police are searching in the woods near Washington and Summer streets, for alleged car thieves who abandoned the vehicle, then ran off, shortly before 7 p.m., according to initial scanner reports. A request has been made for State Police air unit assistance, according to the reports. A police dispatcher, contacted Saturday, said no one was available for comment. A police dog also was aiding in the search, according to the scanner report. Shortly after 7 p.m., a scanner report indicated active tracking by the dog was taking place, heading back in the woods toward Summer Street. Additional information was unavailable.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
The following information was supplied by the Holliston police department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
10:24 a.m.: A resident turned a "red stone set in a gold ring" to Holliston Police. 1:18 p.m.: Police brought a mailbox to the station that a homeowner had found in his yard on Highland Street. A resident picked up his mailbox from the station an hour later. 4:13 p.m.: A resident on Mary Chris Road reported an unoccupied white vehicle that had been parked outside his home for 20 minutes. The vehicle had left before police arrived.