Archive for: December, 2015

Elementary, GMS students to take PARCC

The Canton School Committee agreed with the recommendations of Interim School Superintendent Jen Henderson and decided last week that elementary and middle school students would begin preparing for the new “MCAS 2.0” test by taking the PARCC exam in various forms this spring. Elementary students will take a paper-and-pencil version of the test while middle […]

Town clerk announces deadlines for 2016 town election

Town Clerk Tracy Kenney has announced that nomination papers for the 2016 annual town election, to be held on April 5, will be available in the Town Clerk’s office beginning Monday, January 11, at 9 a.m. The deadline to obtain nomination papers is Friday, February 12, at 5 p.m. Those seeking office in the election […]

And Still We Rise coming to UCC January 9

As part of their commitment to social justice, the congregations of the United Church of Christ and First Parish Unitarian Universalist Churches are sponsoring the theatre company And Still We Rise (ASWR) as the actors present the opening performance of their 11th season. The company writes and performs original dramas that explore the effect that incarceration has […]

Happy Holidays from the Canton Citizen

The staff at the Canton Citizen would like to wish all Canton residents and businesses a very merry holiday season and a happy New Year. The December 24 edition is on sale now at newsstands and the website will be updated on Saturday, December 26. Highlights of this week’s issue include: * Journey from Syria: […]

Shea, Rita H.

Rita H. Shea, 87, of Canton, passed away December 13 at the Hellenic Nursing Home surrounded by her loving family. Born and raised in Haverhill, she graduated from Haverhill High School and has lived in Canton since 1974. She was a devoted homemaker and mother who enjoyed reading and painting in her free time … […]

Kelley, William L.

William L. Kelley, 90, formerly of Canton, of Dedham, passed away December 12 at the Blue Hills Alzheimer’s Care Center in Stoughton. Born in Boston, he graduated from Boston English High School and New England College. He was a decorated Army veteran of World War II and the recipient of the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal […]

Chaisson, Victoria

Victoria Chaisson (Maxwell), 95, of Canton, passed away December 12 at home. Born and raised in Canton, she graduated from Canton High School and Bryant & Stratton. She worked as a buyer for Jordan Marsh and Macy’s for over 40 years before retiring. She was a lifelong resident of Canton where she was a former […]

Bulldog grapplers’ strong start highlights overall depth

Senior captain Brendan Lewis (Mike Barucci photo)

It was a banner opening week for the Canton High varsity wrestling team as the Bulldogs earned a thrilling dual-meet win over King Philip and then set a new team record with a third-place finish at the annual Scituate Tournament. While it’s too early to make any proclamations, the Bulldogs already appear to be firing […]

CHS winter track season opens with losses to Sharon

The CHS indoor track teams opened their season on Saturday at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston with a pair of losses to Sharon. “Sharon is a very tough team on both the girls and boys side,” said head coach Anna Amico after the meet. “I feel that our athletes came out and competed very hard […]

CAASA: Tips for parents of middle schoolers

As part of its ongoing weekly series, the Canton Alliance Against Substance Abuse (CAASA) released the following public service announcement, entitled “Prevention: Tips for Middle School Aged Children.” Help your child have good friends * Know who your child is with and what they are doing. * Get to know your child’s friends and, where […]

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