Archive for: July, 2017

Local accounting firm promotes ‘backpack challenge’

Gray, Gray & Gray, LLP, a Canton-based accounting and business advisory firm, is partnering with Cradles to Crayons in a back-to-school “backpack challenge” to provide underprivileged families with backpacks filled with the essential items necessary for their children to succeed. Through the Gray, Gray & Gray Charitable Foundation, the firm is donating $1,000 toward the […]

Memorable playoff run ends in semis for Legion Post 24

(Front row, l-r) Joe Peccia, Justin Wenstrom, Max Tarlin, Matt Casamento, Jake Marglous, Rob Sullivan, coach Al Jackson; (back row, l-r) head coach Greg Lyons, Aidan Arnold, Andrew Filipkowski, Andrew Bryant, Ryan Sullivan, Mike McMahon, Luke Johnson, Jack Connelly, and coach Walter Mann. (Mike Berger photo)

All good things must come to an end, and for the Canton American Legion Post 24 baseball team, that was the painful reality they faced last week as the squad lost a heartbreaker to Quincy 10-9 in nine innings in the District 6 semifinals. It was evident late in Tuesday’s game — after a grueling […]

Diamond, Benson

Benson Diamond of Canton passed away peacefully on Monday, July 24, 2017. Devoted son of the late William and Ann (Gruber) Diamond. Beloved husband of 61 years to Ruth (Banks) Diamond. Loving father of Amy Margolis and husband David S. of Needham and Bill Diamond of CA. Cherished grandfather of Lexi, Brooke, Sarah and Josh. Dear […]

Aprea, John J.

John J. Aprea, 95, of Canton, passed away July 23 at Norwood Hospital. Born and raised in Hyde Park, he graduated from Hyde Park High School, received his bachelor’s degree from MIT, and served in the Air Force during World War II. He was a principal for Spray Engineering in Burlington for many years before […]

Fitzpatrick, James A.

James A. Fitzpatrick Jr., 79, a lifelong resident of Canton and retired Canton fire chief, died peacefully July 21, 2017. Chief Fitzpatrick served the town of Canton as a firefighter starting in 1958, and served as the chief of the Fire Department from 1978 to 2001. He was active in the Canton community as a […]

Alexander, Stephen M.

Stephen M. Alexander, 52, of Canton, passed away July 19 at Tufts Medical Center. Born in Xenia, Ohio, he was raised in Yellow Springs, Ohio, and graduated from Yellow Springs High School. He was a proud Air Force veteran of Operation Desert Storm and worked as a network administrator in Boston. Beloved husband of Lesley […]

Annunciata-DePrisco, Kerri A.

Kerri A. Annunciata-DePrisco, 42, formerly of Canton, of Brockton, passed away suddenly July 18. Born in Cambridge, she was raised in Canton, graduated from Canton High School, and went on to attend Bridgewater State University and Nichols College. She worked as a senior supervisor in customer service for Eversource in Westwood. Kerri loved animals, especially […]

Brehm, Katherine J.

Katherine J. “Katie” Brehm, 37, of Canton, passed away suddenly on July 15, 2017. As a youth, Katie was a paper girl for the Patriot Ledger. She was an avid New England Patriots fan and enjoyed skiing and roller-skating. A published poet, she loved writing, art, music, and learning new things. She had worked as […]

Kelliher, Donald R.

Donald Robert Kelliher, 97, a proud member of “America’s Greatest Generation” and longtime resident of Canton, passed away on Friday, July 14, in Dover, New Hampshire, surrounded by his loving family. Born on December 29, 1919, Don lived a long, remarkable and rewarding life. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having […]

Rez dam repairs to cause road closures, detours

Motorists and school buses traveling in the vicinity of Pleasant Street can expect to encounter some road closures and detours as repairs to the Reservoir Pond Dam get underway in early September. The repairs are expected to start after Labor Day and could cause road closures along Pleasant Street and detours to Sherman Street as […]

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