Archive for: September 1st, 2017

Hannington’s captures Stoughton softball title

(Front row, l-r) Joe Bires, Bill Curry, Manager Bill Murray, Pat Curry, John Driscoll; (back row, l-r) Greg Driscoll, Cory Burtman, Matt Wedge, Greg Lyons, Jon Medeiros, Kevin O’Brien, team sponsor Glen Hannington; (missing from photo) Joe Annunziato. (Photo courtesy of Hannington’s)

The Hannington’s men’s softball team, sponsored by Canton Attorney Glen Hannington, enjoyed a banner first year in the Stoughton Men’s League, finishing at 16-2 overall and winning the league title and then a playoff championship. According to Hannington’s player Greg Lyons, the opening round of the playoffs would prove to be a bit more competitive […]

Jacobs, Phebe A.

Phebe A. Jacobs (Allen), 72, of Mattapoisett and Royalston, peacefully passed away August 28, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Arkansas, she was raised in Royalston. Phebe earned her Bachelor of Education from the University of Rhode Island and her Master of Arts in Education from Framingham State. Mrs. Jacobs […]

Costello, George F.

George F. Costello Jr., 87, of Attleboro, formerly of Canton and East Falmouth, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. George was born in Boston to the late George and Helen Costello. He was married for over 60 years to his beloved wife, Patricia T. Costello (McLaughlin). He was the loving father of Diane […]

Man About Canton: Canton Softball Issues

Did you know … MAC read with great interest the recent article by reporter Mike Berger in the Canton Citizen regarding the “dwindling softball interest” in the town of Canton. The Canton Men’s League was established in 1946 and the Slow Pitch League began in 1967. According to Berger, a combination of a lack of […]

Town eyes replacement as Reebok gets set to depart

The Reebok sign on Royall St. could soon be replaced with another company's logo. (Michelle Stark photo)

The clock is rapidly winding down on the Reebok era in Canton, and as the company’s remaining employees prepare for their impending move to their new world headquarters in Boston’s Seaport District, the focus among local officials has shifted to finding the next corporate partner to occupy the sprawling, 65-acre campus off Royall Street. As […]

Cards for Troops

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Children at the Ponkapoag Civic Association helped make thank-you cards for soldiers and veterans as part of a community service project organized by rising CHS freshman and Project 351 ambassador Thomas Singleton. The cards will be included in care packages that will be delivered to active duty military personnel and veterans in need.  Michelle Stark […]

Canton native launches socially conscious web service


Lucas DeBarros knew he wanted to be an entrepreneur since his sophomore year of high school. That was the year he began to write a list in a notebook of all of his ideas for a business that he would start some day. That day arrived this past April when DeBarros launched Elevated Providers, an […]

A Look Inside: Canton Citizen’s August 31 edition

Check out this week’s issue of the Canton Citizen for the latest in Canton news, sports, events, and more. Highlights from the August 31 edition include: * Town officials, residents bracing for Reservoir Pond dam repairs * Complete 2017-18 bus schedule for the Canton Public Schools and St. John’s School * Forge Pond Community Clean-Up event * Lazy days of summer — photos […]

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