2009 Annual Town Election Results

A total of 205 voters made the annual trip to the town hall to exercise their constitutional right to participate in forming the government of their community. Re-elected Library Trustee Janet Mullins is the most popular town official with 176 votes this year; Earl Johnson is the most unpopular elected town official this year. Only the two positions where there was an actual contest attracted less votes because the votes were divided among the opposing candidates. read more»

Posted on 9 Jun 2009, 10:12 - Category: Town Politics
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This day 173 months ago...

There are only two days left until the annual town election this coming Monday. Whoopi Goldberg said once:
”You've got to vote for someone. It's a shame, but it's got to be done.” Read more»

Posted on 6 Jun 2009, 10:59 - Category: Town Politics
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Speak out Holland! (no.3)

As every 6th of the month, everybody is invited to go off topic here. Comment about anything that is bothering you, but do it in a civilized manner! I will delete obvious lies and offensive comments. To read previous comments under this category, click on “Speak Out Holland” on the left of this blog under the heading “Categories.”
Peter Frei

Posted on 6 Jun 2009, 00:01 - Category: Speak Out Holland
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Grand Opening, June 12th!

Dick and Rick Hoyt are a legend in their own right. Watching videos and reading about the “Team Hoyt,” I had teary eyes more than once. Dick, Richard E. Hoyt, bought a summer cottage on 241 Mashapaug Road back in 1983. He is a retired Lt. Colonel, having served the country in the Air National Guard for 37 years. Dick is not just a father, he is a truly remarkable man. To learn what his latest plans are and what the Grand Opening is all about, click here!»

Posted on 5 Jun 2009, 11:58 - Category: The Town Common
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Selectboard Meeting of June 2, 2009

The skateboard park you see in the banner-picture above with the title “Welcome to the Holland Blog,” may be history soon. Fenders will open soon under surprising new ownership. Many other topics were discussed at last night’s selectboard meeting, read more»

Posted on 3 Jun 2009, 00:01 - Category: Board Of Selectmen
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Public Hearings on June, 9, 2009

Conservation Commission will hold two public hearings, the Zoning Board of appeals will hold two public hearings, read more»

Posted on 2 Jun 2009, 11:45 - Category: Legal Notices
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Earl Johnson resigned, the D.D.111 Scandal

Another exclusive report based on research conducted by the Holland Blog, read more»

Posted on 1 Jun 2009, 00:01 - Category: Town Politics
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There is a growing number of residents that start to realize the tragic consequences a truck stop would bring to our community. I just received the following email minutes ago:
Subject: Petition for Truck Stop
Hi Peter, Not sure if you have received this petition or not, but thought it worthy of passing on to you. We need 250 signatures by June 1st please see what you can do and mail what you collect to: Chris McCooe, 13 Lake Ridge Rd, Holland, Ma. 01521
Thank you Peter-
Mary Sears, 12 Roberts Park Rd., Holland, MA. 01521
Attached is a petition to get a town vote on Truck Stop that is being proposed to the Town of Holland for the land on Mashapaug Rd., near Union, CT. We feel the voters should have a say. Please print out the attachment - we need at least 250 names, signatures in order to get a special town ballot. Please return to me by June 1st –

To view or print the Petition, click here!

To read more about the proposed truck stop, click on “Truck Stop “ under “Main Menu” on the left. Read also:
A Truck Stop in our Community?
Sturbridge Voters Not As Smart As Holland Voters?
Peter Frei

Posted on 27 May 2009, 10:12 - Category: Town Politics
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Annual Town Meeting Report of 2009

Last night the voters of Holland had an opportunity to participate in making town policy. There were no surprises, just a few unanswered questions, read more»
Peter Frei

Posted on 27 May 2009, 9:48 - Category: Town Politics
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Holland Honored Their Fallen Warriors

If you missed the Memorial Day celebrations here in Holland yesterday, the Holland Blog took some pictures for your enjoyment, to view the pictures click here»

Posted on 26 May 2009, 21:25 - Category: The Town Common
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One Who Served Our Country


In the midst of our community is a WWII veteran who gives back to the community by going into classrooms and talking about history.

Jack Normand shares his wartime memories of the time when he was in the Navy and stationed on the USS Zeilin, read more»

Posted on 24 May 2009, 01:08 - Category: The Town Common
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