Archive for: February 3rd, 2017

Icemen top North Attleboro in key Davenport clash

Junior Jack Goyetch got on the scoreboard in Canton's win vs. North Attleboro. (Mike Barucci photo)

With a thrilling and at times harrowing 4-3 win over Davenport newcomer North Attleboro last week, the Canton High boys ice hockey team strengthened its grip on first place in the division while continuing to build its case as the best team in the Hock. Although the week would later end in disappointment — with […]

Register of Deeds: When Hollywood comes to town

L-R: Registry staff members Rich Kennedy and Claire Martin, Robert Downey Jr., and Norfolk County Register William O’Donnell

Lights! Cameras! Action! It’s safe to say that for most people, those three buzzwords do not conjure up thoughts of the Norfolk County Registry of Deeds. After all, what is so alluring to Hollywood about a building that contains 5 million real estate documents?

Perkins, Mary T.

Mary T. Perkins (Falvey), 92, of Canton, passed away January 29 at Boston Medical Center. Born and raised in West Roxbury, she attended Boston schools. She has lived in Canton for over 40 years and was a devoted wife and homemaker. Mary previously worked as a hostess at Nick’s Place Restaurant. Beloved wife of the […]

Dobson, Marie

Marie Dobson (Cappos), 98, of Norwood, formerly of Medfield and South Weymouth, passed away January 29 at the Ellis Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Norwood surrounded by her loving family. Born in Boston, she was raised in North Quincy and graduated from North Quincy High School. She was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker and […]

Man About Canton: Feb. 2 Preview

Did you know … Tax assistance is available to low- and moderate-income Canton seniors through the Tax-Aide program of the AARP. A trained volunteer will be at the Canton Senior Center to help you with your return. You must bring your federal and state W2 forms, your real estate tax bill (for the circuit breaker […]

It’s time to wake up and resist

Dear Editor: I was saddened to see that the Ringling Bros. Circus was folding its tents after over 100 years of entertainment across the USA. But I was soon heartened by the fact that a new circus based in Washington, D.C., was emerging. The new owner/ringmaster has promised that his circus will indeed be like […]

Trump critics should apologize for verbal attacks

Dear Editor: Regarding the vicious statements (“President Trump is extremely dangerous and disgusting”) made by Nancy Bloom and echoed by Susan Johnson in the story on the women’s march in the January 19 edition of the Citizen, they should be ashamed of themselves for setting a terrible example for the children of Canton with their […]

Water/sewer, traffic enforcement highlight budget talks

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A “substantial” increase in anticipated water/sewer costs and additional traffic enforcement needs — along with the possible reduction of speed limits in certain thickly settled areas of town — were some of the top story lines that surfaced during a discussion of the FY18 municipal operating budget at Tuesday night’s Board of Selectmen meeting. The […]

Chaos on a Cruise Ship

Hunter Rice (center) performs as Ringmaster Big Cheese. (Michelle Stark photo)

The John F. Kennedy Elementary School fifth graders presented Chaos on a Cruise Ship, an original play, last weekend in the CHS auditorium. The students wrote the script in collaboration with Steven Krasner, a retired sports journalist and author of several children’s books. See this week’s Canton Citizen for a full cast list and additional […]

Girls indoor track edges Stoughton in season finale

The CHS girls indoor track team won its first league meet of the season on its fifth and final attempt, narrowly edging Stoughton 51-49 on Thursday, January 19, at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston. “The girls came together and worked hard in a total-team effort,” said head coach Anna Amico. “I am very proud […]

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