Nestled in the same Middlesex County as the Greater Boston metropolis is Holliston, a tranquil and low profile community with historic grace and charm. With nearly 15,000 residents, Holliston is a part of the Metro West region and is the only town in the county that borders both Norfolk and Worcester counties.
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With a small-town vibe and New England allure, Holliston offers a quiet and relaxing lifestyle for its residents. Along Washington street, a surplus of picturesque Victorian and Greek revival homes sit amidst well-landscaped gardens, an atmosphere that is distinctive of New England character. Once occupied by factories and farms, Holliston has transformed into a commuter town with convenient access to Boston and Route 128.
In Holliston's quaint Town Center, residents enjoy an area dotted with traditional shopping and dining, including many antique shops and clothing boutiques. Additionally, a well known public library, town hall and white-steepled churches add to the activity seen in Hollistonís Town Center.
Residents of Holliston enjoy community celebrations that take place throughout the year. The Memorial Day Parade and Celebrate Holliston invite residents and guests to come together for a day of food, music, arts and company. The town also hosts an abundance of fairs and festivals, along with summer concerts at the Town Hall.
Holliston holds a strong value on education, and maintains a nationally recognized school system. The town includes two public elementary schools along with Adams Middle School and Holliston High School, and residents take pride in the schoolís recognition and achievements.