Archive for: December, 2015

Canton High launches ‘Sticker Shock’ campaign

L-R: Devon Collins, Officer Ted Lehan, Jimmy Jenkins, Jackson Maffeo, Paula Wedge, owner of Paula’s Package Store, and Thomas Monagle

In an effort to make adults, especially younger adults, aware of the potential dangers of purchasing alcoholic beverages for underage drinkers, Heather Sullivan and students at Canton High School took part in the first annual Sticker Shock campaign. Sullivan and the students, along with Canton Police Officer Ted Lehan, visited Paula’s Package Store and Springdale […]

Fire Dept. to continue CO alarm installations


Through a partnership with the American Red Cross and the Canton Council on Aging, the Fire Department will install free carbon monoxide detectors in the homes of every Canton resident. The first round of funding was for senior citizens. Fire Lt. Greg Woodbury said firefighters will begin installations around February 1. The only stipulation is […]

Canton High girls hockey team rebounds with win, draw

Freshman Helen Huang (Mike Barucci photo)

After dropping their first two games of the season against perennial powers Falmouth and Duxbury, the Canton High girls ice hockey team bounced back in a big way last week, improving to 1-2-1 with stellar performances against both Sandwich and Norwell. While the Bulldogs easily could have won both games, they struggled to finish in […]

Kolesinski, Joseph C.

Joseph C. Kolesinski, 76, of Canton, passed away December 27 at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. Born in Boston, he was raised in Dorchester, attended Boston schools, and was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He has lived in Canton for the last 33 years and was the former custodian at the […]

Man About Canton: Happy New Year 2016

Did you know… At midnight on December 31, 2015, an old and decrepit Father Time, representing the year 2015, will come to an end. For some, it will be a happy passing, while others will be sad about it. For many, it is a time to make a lot of New Year’s resolutions, most of […]

Smart About Money: When Things Get Complicated

Santander Holdings USA is the U.S. subsidiary of the Spanish financial services company Banco Santander SA. The banks are known in this country as Santander, and they have a sub-prime auto loan subsidiary known as Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. Why am I going through all the corporate names and locations? Because when I read […]

Praise for Syrian family feature article

Dear Editor: Congratulations on your heartwarming story about the Syrian family who moved to Canton. Their successes here are truly inspiring. It was a perfect Christmas story. At a time when politicians are ranting that we should deny refuge to immigrants because of their religion or nationality, it’s heartening to have our local paper present the other side […]

Canton hockey community adjusts to life without Ponky

It’s going to be a winter of adjustment for the hockey-crazed town of Canton as teams of all ages and their fans get used to life without their beloved Metropolis Rink. Closed since last February following the collapse of the roof, the old barn or “Ponky,” as it is affectionately known, has gone from being […]

Songs of the Season

Brian Thomas conducts the band as it performs Sleigh Ride.

The Canton High School Performing Arts Department held its annual winter concert on Tuesday, December 15, in the CHS auditorium. The evening featured performances by the band, orchestra, chorus and chamber singers under the direction of Brian Thomas and Darrel Whidden, as well as the induction of 19 new members into the Tri-M Music Honor […]

Gymnasts open with loss to North Attleboro

The CHS gymnastics team opened the 2015-2016 season with an away loss to North Attleboro (132.15-120.55) on December 23. The team is led by second-year head coach Juliette Marcotti, and their goal this season is to pick up their first meet win in two years. Last year, the team averaged 120 points per meet but […]

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