Thursday, March 1, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Holliston police department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Feb. 29 6:54 a.m.: After stopping her car on Washington Street, police arrested Sandra Silvia, 41, from 59 Hollis Street in Framingham for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. 2:46 p.m.: A caller reported a motor vehicle crash on Winter Street. An ambulance transported a resident to MetroWest Hospital in Framingham. 2:59 p.m.: Police tried to serve a restraining order to a Hollis Street resident who was not home. Police advised the resident to come to the police station. 6:08 p.m.: A Brook Street caller reported a truck striking a telephone pole. 6:33 p.m.: A caller reported a car off the roadway on Prentice Street. Police assisted the vehicle back onto the roadway.
A winter storm coated Holliston in wet, packed snow Wednesday night.
A snow storm that blanketed New England Wednesday night left Holliston with wet, melting snow amid a notably warm winter.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
The National Weather Service is cautioning drivers ahead of a winter storm tonight.
In what could be winter's final comeback of the year, weather reports are predicting as much as 5 inches of snow in Holliston Wednesday night. Snow is expected to continue into Thursday morning, and turn into rain later in the day. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning, expecting heavy snow and poor visibility through tonight. Stay tuned to Holliston Patch for alerts and updates as the storm progresses.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Holliston in anticipation of possible snow tomorrow.
This winter's mostly snow-less record may come to an end this Wednesday. The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook yesterday in anticipation of possible snow this Wednesday for Holliston and much of eastern New England. According to the NWS, there is a possibility of snow in the region this Wednesday into Thursday as a "series of low pressure systems pass south of New England." "The amount of snow will depend on the exact track of these systems and if it remains cold enough to support snow," said a release. "At the very least winter weather advisories need to be issued for parts of the area." Holliston Patch will carry any and all updates related to this possible snow system as more information becomes available.
Thursday, January 19, 2012
For the second night this week, forecasters are predicting snow, but don't expect much more than an inch or two.
It looks like the biggest winter storm since October could be heading to Hopkinton tonight. A whopping two inches is being predicted by weather.com. The snow is expected to start falling around 9 p.m. tonight, so dress warm and bring a snow brush if you're planning on going to the School Committee meeting tonight. The snow will be ending tomorrow morning around 5, just in time for the morning commute. You probably won't have to shovel but it will be smart to leave some extra time to wipe off your car and get the defrost going.
Forecasts predict snow in Holliston tonight, but barely more than a dusting.
With a winter storm heading toward New England, forecasts are predicting snow accumulation around an inch for Holliston tonight. Snowfall is expected to begin around 10 p.m. and continue on throughout the early morning. Accumulation is expected to be barely more than a dusting, so students hoping for a day off may be in for a let down.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued a weather advisory that will be in effect until Thursday afternoon.
A winter weather advisory has been issued for much of Massachusetts and New England, with forecasters expecting one to three inches of snow to accumulate in the Holliston area. The advisory is in effect from 1 a.m. Thursday, until 1 p.m. in the afternoon. "Driving and walking on untreated roadways and sidewalks will be difficult," said a release from the National Weather Service. "Motorists need to be especially careful on bridges, overpasses and secondary roadways where slippery spots can easily develop." The Massachusetts State Police also advised drivers to extra cautious during the bad weather, though typical for this time of year. "Be mindful that wet, icy and snow-covered roads require increased stopping time," said police. "…
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Middle and Elementary Schools lost power hours before classes.
In the aftermath of a devastating winter storm, NStar knowingly shut off power to eastern parts of Holliston Monday morning, which left Elementary and Middle schools without electricity hours before students arrived, according to Town Administrator Paul LeBeau. “A warning would have been nice, especially with the schools involved,” LeBeau said. The move was to ensure the safety of workers in nearby Sherborn, where NStar employees were working to restore power to hundreds of homes, LeBeau said. After seeing powered schools Sunday night, administrators decided to have classes the following day. Superintendent Bradford Jackson said he did an “extensive assessment of the schools Sunday night.” “When someone physically takes a switch and …
Monday, October 31, 2011
With the power out, it looks like we are in for a spooky Halloween.
With snow blanketing the yards of Holliston houses, trick-or-treating may be a bigger challenge this year than in the past. All things are pointing to an especially spooky Oct. 31. Power is knocked out in parts of the town, and for some, commuting to lit houses may be a necessity. Cast your vote, and tell us your plans for this snowy Halloween.
Power out after officer sees transformer "blow."
Saturday's storm damaged power transformers in Holliston and caused a car to lose control, injuring its driver, according to Police logs. The driver, who's name police have not yet released, was brought to Milford Hospital for treatment. Police later charged the driver with a license violation, according to reports. Damage to power systems was extensive, with outages currently impacting residents throughout the town. A resident on Westfield Drive reported at 6:50 p.m. seeing a tree limb on power lines, causing a fire. Holliston Fire Department and NStar crews were notified. On Concord Street, a tree limb fell into a home, damaging its roof. Fire crews and building inspectors were sent to the home. Power was reported being out in parts of …