Archive for: April 14th, 2017

Canton lax star back in action at Endicott College


After missing her entire junior season due to injury, Canton native Meghan Lennon has returned to the lacrosse field and is lighting up the scoreboard as a member of the Commonwealth Coast Conference-leading Endicott College women’s lax team. A former three-sport star athlete at Canton High School, Lennon is now a senior captain and has […]

Brooks, Edward F.

Edward F. Brooks of Stoughton, formerly of Canton, passed away at Norwood Hospital on April 9. Born in Hyde Park, Edward was raised in Walpole and graduated from Walpole High School. He was a volunteer fireman for the town of Walpole and worked at Bird Machine Co. in South Walpole for over 30 years. Mr. […]

McPherson, William B.

William B. McPherson, Jr., 94, of Canton, passed away April 8 surrounded by his loving family. Born and raised in Dorchester (St. Peter’s parish), Bill graduated from Boston English High and then continued on to Wentworth Institute. In 1941 he joined the carpenters union and worked on various projects before he entered the Navy flight […]

Doucette, Prudence

Prudence Doucette (Espinola), 101, of Canton, passed away April 8 at the Ellis Nursing Home. She was predeceased by her two daughters, Barbara Silverman and Ruth Fleming. She is survived by her son-in-law Herbert Silverman of Canton and her grandchildren, Barry Silverman of Canton and David Silverman of Seattle. Also survived by her dear friend […]

DiGiantommaso, Carmela

Carmela “Dolly” DiGiantommaso (Damigella), 83, of Canton, passed away peacefully on April 8, 2017. Born in Boston, she was raised in Dorchester and graduated from Cathedral High School. She worked as a data processing supervisor for Decatur Hopkins for many years until her retirement. She was the daughter of the late Antonio Damigella and Germaine […]

Dillon, William H.

William H. Dillon Jr., of Canton, passed away April 7 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of the late Helen F. (O’Brien). Loving father of Bonnie D’Attanasio and her husband, David, of Bourne, Linda Rogers and her husband, Jim, of Canton, Bill and his wife, Maryanne, of Abington, John and his wife, Wini, of […]

Tennis teams open season with tough competition

It was a busy opening week for the CHS tennis teams as the boys and girls combined to play seven matches in a seven-day span. The lone win during that stretch came in the season opener last Monday as the boys took down Attleboro 5-0 at home. The girls team also had a strong showing […]

Congratulations to NENPA award recipient

Dear Editor: The New England Newspaper & Press Association is aware of what the subscribers of the Canton Citizen have appreciated for years: that’s the fine journalistic work of Jay Turner. Congratulations to Mr. Turner for his second consecutive NENPA writing award, this one for a first-place prize in the Spot News category for weekly […]

MAC: History of American Legion Beatty Post 24

Did you know … It was 100 years ago on April 6, 1917, when then U.S. President Woodrow Wilson asked Congress to declare war against Germany. This is a very solemn reminder of the more than 116,000 U.S. troops who sacrificed so others might live in peace and freedom. By the end of the war, […]

Residents offer solutions for Randolph at Washington

Nearly everyone is in agreement that the intersection of Washington and Randolph streets is a major traffic bottleneck and also a potential danger to pedestrians and cyclists. On Monday night, a group of 25 residents and town officials began a journey of suggesting traffic solutions for the troubled intersection. It appears from the meeting that […]

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