Archive for: February 10th, 2017

Boys swim makes history at Hock championships

CHS boys swim team members pose for a photo after taking 2nd at the league meet. (Dennis Mitchell photo)

It was another history-making performance for the CHS boys swim team as the Bulldogs, led by once-in-a-generation talent Sebastian Melendez and a stellar supporting cast, set a new program mark with a second-place finish at last weekend’s Hockomock Championship meet in Milford. After going undefeated (8-0) against league opponents this season and wrapping up its […]

Legislative pay raises shocking, hypocritical

Dear Editor: I am disgusted and speechless by the size and scope of the pay raise Representative Bill Galvin (D-Canton) voted for himself and his fellow legislators. Thus, I will type it out. State legislators recently received a pay raise four weeks ago and came off a five-month vacation prior to their recent vote to […]

Paulauskas, Gisela R.

Gisela Rosa Paulauskas, 87, passed away peacefully on February 6, 2017, at the Baypointe Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Brockton. She formerly lived in Uxbridge, Mansfield, Canton and Boston. From Braunschweig, Germany, Gisela was born on May 29, 1929. She emigrated to Boston in 1951 to begin a new life with her husband after having […]

Lane, Elizabeth A.

Elizabeth A. “Betsy” Lane, 56, of Canton, formerly of Jamaica Plain, died peacefully February 5, 2017. She was loved by many and she cared for many more. Loving daughter of the late Arthur and Joan Drane (Brennan). Devoted wife of Leo M. “Buddy” Lane of Canton. Loving mother of Patrick M. Lane and his wife, […]

Duggan, June B.

June B. Duggan (Geissler), 87, of Canton, passed away February 4 at the Hellenic Nursing Home surrounded by her loving family. Born and raised in Canton, she graduated from Canton High School and Quincy City Hospital School of Nursing. June was a registered nurse at Quincy City Hospital for many years before retiring. She was […]

Timmins, Paul J.

Paul J. Timmins Sr., 82, of Canton, formerly of Newton, died peacefully Monday, January 30, 2017. Paul was a retired MBTA mechanic and served a number of years with the United States Army National Guard. Paul was a strong but caring man with a deep love for his family. There was nothing he enjoyed more […]

Costello named NVCC Business Person of the Year

Bank of Canton President/CEO Stephen P. Costello (2nd from left) with state Rep. John Rogers (left), 2015 Business Person of the Year John Carroll, and NVCC President Tom O’Rourke (Photo courtesy of Matt McKee Photography)

Bank of Canton President and CEO Stephen P. Costello has been named the 2016 Business Person of the Year by the Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce. In his letter of congratulations to Mr. Costello, NVCC President Tom O’Rourke wrote, “This award is presented to an individual whose personal guidance and leadership have made a positive contribution […]

Scanlan, Phyllis E.

Phyllis E. Scanlan, 87, of Lynn died peacefully January 31, 2017. Phyllis was a retired bookkeeper and office manager. Loving sister of the late Daniel Scanlan and Verna Smith. She is survived by several nieces and nephews and her dear friend Clare O’Dea of Canton. A mass of Christian burial was celebrated Friday in St. […]

Selectmen welcome Community Problem Solvers

The Canton Board of Selectmen welcomed members of two Community Problem Solving teams at their past two meetings and offered their congratulations while pledging their continued support for both groups. On Tuesday, January 24, the selectmen heard a presentation from Team CROWN, a group of Kennedy School fourth graders who are committed to reducing the […]

Environmental activism in the age of Trump

Dear Editor: As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump promised to “Make America Great Again.” While what he meant remains ambiguous, what is clear is that he liberally invokes divisive rhetoric and blame and that caring for our environment is not part of his program. President Trump demonstrated that he is a climate change denier by […]

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