Archive for: February 9th, 2018

CHS coach notches 200th win on memorable night

Head coach Brian Shuman celebrates with his players after Saturday's win vs. Mansfield -- the coach's 200th of his career.

CHS boys hockey coach Brian Shuman notched his 200th career victory and the Bulldogs maintained their perfect league record while also doing their part in the fight against cancer during a memorable Saturday night at the Canton Ice House this past weekend. Playing in the second game of a special doubleheader co-hosted with Xaverian Brothers […]

O’Brien, Rose E.

Rose E. O’Brien (Harkins), 88, of Canton, passed away February 5 at Hancock Park and Nursing Center in Quincy. Born in Clonmany County, Donegal, Ireland, she came to the United States at the age of 21. She previously lived in Roslindale before moving to Canton in 1975. She worked as a book binder for the […]

McClellan, John W.

John W. McClellan, 92, of Canton, passed away February 4 at the Hellenic Nursing Home in Canton. Born in Boston, he was raised in Quincy and has lived in Canton since 1953. He served in the Navy on the USS Lexington during World War II from 1943 to 1946 and went on to graduate from […]

Purnell, Michael

Michael Purnell, 45, of Canton, passed away suddenly yet peacefully on January 27, 2018. Mike was born in Boston but was raised in California before moving back to Boston in 1996. Mike worked for Harpoon Brewery for 20 years where he met some of his closest friends, who were like family. He married his wife, […]

Sanderson, Eunice M.

Eunice M. Sanderson (MacAskill), of Canton, formerly of Everett, passed away January 24 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Malden, she was raised in Everett and graduated from Everett High School. She was a devoted wife and homemaker and has lived in Canton for the last six years and enjoyed spending her summers in […]

Man About Canton: Burning Permits

Did you know … Burning permits are now available at the Canton fire station for the burning season that runs from January 15 through May 1. However, there are rules to follow. Permission must be obtained for each day of burning by calling the fire department at 781-821-5095. Open burning must be at least 75 feet from all dwellings, […]

CHS ‘Hall of Flags’ needs to be reconsidered

Dear Editor: I read in the Canton Citizen recently that a student group was planning to add some new flags to the display in the Canton High School lobby. I am deeply concerned about this and am hoping the “Hall of Flags” can be properly vetted and reconsidered. I am curious how this display first […]

BOS to halt work at Pequitside pending review

Early voting in Canton begins October 24.

Selectmen on Tuesday night announced the creation of a Pequitside Farm Task Force that will be made up of town officials as well as one or two abutters to the property. Selectmen asked that all construction at the site be halted until the task force can meet and discuss the planned renovations to the town-owned […]

Under the Sea

Leah Condon as Ariel with Camila Cutter as Flounder, and Chloe Guerschuny, Elle Grant, Izzy Digirolamo and Georgia Ann Penders as Fish

The Dean S. Luce Elementary School fourth and fifth graders proudly presented Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr. on Friday and Saturday, February 2 and 3, in the CHS auditorium. See this week’s Canton Citizen for more play photos by Michelle Stark. Play Cast Pilot – Thaddeus Bloomfield; Grimsby – Jayden Hinds; Triton – Ryan Garrett; […]

Schools asked to cut $540K from proposed budget

Canton school officials will have to decide whether to compromise or stand their ground after the town’s Revenue Forecast Committee asked them to slash $540,072 from their proposed school operating budget for the next fiscal year. The revenue committee, which includes Finance Director Jim Murgia and members of the Finance Committee and other town officials, […]

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