Archive for: January, 2017

Girls hockey extends streak with win vs. Sandwich

Senior captain Rebecca Eckler has been on fire in recent weeks (Mike Barucci photo)

The Canton High girls ice hockey team has been playing some of its best hockey of the season as of late, and that trend continued on Saturday as the lady Bulldogs skated past Sandwich 4-2 at the Canton Ice House. “I’m really happy with how they’ve been playing,” said head coach Dennis Aldrich, who has […]

Revenue forecasting a collaborative effort

Dear Editor: I would like to comment on something I read in the January 12 Canton Citizen article on the school budget; i.e., that on January 26, the finance director and the Finance Committee will make their recommendation on the revenue for FY18. To clarify how the process works, Canton has a Revenue Forecasting Committee. […]

Smart About Money: Beware of Scams

Bruce Murphy is the owner of Bruce’s Floor Cleaning Service here in Canton and I have his permission to share this story with you. One day in the mail, Bruce received a letter from the “Embassy Lottery Company of New York & London.” There was a check in the letter, drawn on the Presidio Bank […]

Walsh, David J.

David J. Walsh, 68, of Stoughton, formerly of Canton, passed away suddenly January 19 at home. Born in Boston, he was raised in Canton and graduated from Canton High School. Dave was the captain of the Canton High School football team and went on to play at Colorado’s Grand Junction Jr. College before an injury […]

Milligan, Ethel E.

Ethel E. Milligan (Verity), 91, of Canton, passed away January 19 at the Hellenic Nursing Home surrounded by her loving family. Born and raised in Canton, she graduated from Canton High School and was a lifelong resident of the town. She worked for the Bank of Canton for many years and retired as the assistant […]

Folkes, John B.

John B. “Brad” Folkes, 54, of Canton, passed away January 17 by accident. Born in Framingham, he was raised in Holliston and graduated from Holliston High School, Wentworth Institute of Technology, and Bay State School of Technology. Brad has lived in Canton since 1992 and worked as a HVAC technician for Medford Wellington in Billerica […]

Selectman race heats up after departure of incumbent

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The 2017 town election season is fast approaching, and the competition seems to be heating up in a hurry in the marquee race for Board of Selectmen. With two BOS seats up for grabs in the April 4 election and one incumbent, Chairman Bob Burr, recently announcing plans to step down at the conclusion of […]

Classwork pays off as Bulldogs rebound vs. Stoughton

Junior captain Tony Harris had another big game vs. the Black Knights last week. (Mike Barucci photo)

Following an intensive video and classroom session after a disappointing loss to Foxboro, the CHS boys basketball team rebounded with a 70-65 home win over Stoughton last Friday night. The win evened the Bulldogs’ record to 5-5 and kept them in the thick of the playoff race at the midway point of the season. Head […]

Coleman Strong at CHS

CHS students and staff show their support for teacher Kate Coleman with their “Coleman Strong” t-shirts. (Ed McDonough photo)

The Canton High School community celebrated Coleman Strong on January 10 to show their support for popular CHS wellness teacher Kate Coleman, who is undergoing treatment for breast cancer. The Canton Character Crew sold pink “Coleman Strong” t-shirts and the girls basketball team organized a 50/50 raffle to help with medical expenses for the married […]

Ice rink feasibility hearing set for February 13 at the library

More than 2 years have passed since the roof collapsed at Metropolis Skating Rink. (Moira Sweetland photo)

Canton selectmen on Tuesday announced the date of the long-awaited public hearing on the South Shore Ice Rink feasibility study, which will ultimately decide the fate of Canton’s Metropolis Rink. The state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will host the meeting on Monday, February 13, at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the […]

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