Archive for: February 17th, 2017

Trailside Museum feeling effects of budget cuts


In response to cuts in the Massachusetts state budget by Governor Charlie Baker, Mass Audubon has found it necessary to reduce services and personnel at the Blue Hills Trailside Museum in Milton. Effective the weekend of February 18-19, free education programs will no longer be offered and the restroom in the north parking lot will […]

Hanningtons softball wins world championship

(Front row, l-r) Calvin Freedman, Joe DeFelice, Al Spirdione, Frank Gordon, Rich Vena; (back row) Angie Scarcella, Lee Southworth, Allan Shuman, Tom Silvia, Charlie Howe, Rene Vignault, Justin McGrath and Woody Wood

The Hanningtons 75 AAA senior softball team, sponsored by Canton Attorney Glen Hannington and managed by Canton Citizen columnist Joe DeFelice, won the International Senior Softball Association’s (ISSA) World Tournament of Champions held during the weekend of January 27-29 in Tampa, Florida. There were 135 teams competing for championship rings. It was the largest ISSA […]

Kennedy, Annabelle Rose

Annabelle Rose Kennedy, of Norwood, passed away peacefully February 10 in the arms of her parents, Kristen and Seamus Kennedy, at 12 weeks old surrounded by her big sister, Hannah Kennedy. Cherished granddaughter of Brian and Kathleen Conroy of Canton and Padraig and Una Kennedy of Kilcoole, Ireland. Great-granddaughter of Teresa Conroy of Norwood. Niece […]

Crean, Teresa M.

Teresa M. Crean (Duguay), 66, of Canton, passed away suddenly at home February 8. Born in Brockton, she was raised in Canton, graduated from Canton High School, and was a lifelong resident of the town. She worked as an international sales coordinator for Analog Devices in Dedham for over 30 years. Terry loved to dance, […]

Ring, Jessie L.

Jessie L. Ring of Canton passed away on February 3, 2017. Born in New Haven, CT, she graduated from Lesley University in Cambridge before returning to Connecticut to embark on a rich and fulfilling teaching career. She and her husband relocated to Massachusetts in 1972, raising four children in Canton and serving as a strong […]

Redmont, Bernard S.

Bernard S. Redmont passed away January 23, 2017, at the Orchard Cove retirement community in Canton at the age of 98. He was preceded in death last August by his beloved wife of 76 years, Joan Redmont. A journalist, foreign correspondent, and educator, he was a man of impeccable professionalism, deep integrity, and gentle demeanor. […]

Letters reveal hypocrisy of Trump critics

Dear Editor: While reading the responses in last week’s edition I couldn’t help but notice the use of the word ‘disgust’ in describing the character and policies of our new president. To be honest, I didn’t vote for President Trump (voted for Pat Tillman), but I couldn’t help wondering if the authors of these letters […]

Galvin: Why I voted to increase pay

Dear Editor: Many residents have contacted me about legislation that increased stipends for certain positions in the legislature and pay for the state’s judges and constitutional officers. There has been considerable inaccurate information spread about what was included in this legislation. I wish to clarify some of the finer points of this legislation that helped […]

Residents, officials push for Canton rink option

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

Nearly two years after the catastrophic roof collapse at Canton’s beloved Metropolis Skating Rink, the state design wheels are finally in motion with the goal of building a new regional ice rink. The question now is where to locate the new rink, and based on Monday night’s public hearing hosted by the state Department of […]

Girls hockey tops Falmouth for signature win

The positives greatly outweighed the negatives for the CHS girls ice hockey team last week as the lady Bulldogs punched their ticket to the postseason with a memorable 3-0 win against division foe Falmouth on Wednesday. The girls would go on to lose a close one at Hingham 2-1 on Saturday, but the arrow is […]

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