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Philopoulos, James N.

James N. Philopoulos of Canton passed away peacefully on March 17, 2017, after a brief illness. Jimmy, as he was known to all, attended Thayer Academy and Berwick Academy. He went on to graduate from the University of Denver Hotel and Restaurant Management School. Jimmy was a U.S. Army veteran in the early 70s, after […]

Bauman, Steven E.

Steven Eliot Bauman, 69, of Canton, passed away March 17 with his family at his bedside after a courageous 14-year battle with multiple myeloma. He was a 54-year resident of Canton. An avid researcher and lover of science, Steven generously shared his knowledge in both the law and medical advancements. His true love was the […]

Humphrey, Walter S.

Walter S. Humphrey Jr., 87, of Canton, died on Thursday, March 16, 2017. Walter was the husband of the late Constance L. (Hughes) Humphrey. He was born in Boston, son of the late Walter S. Humphrey Sr. and Mary (Halligan) Humphrey. Walter served in the United States National Guard. He was employed by Fred Williams […]

Sommer, Robert F.

Robert Frank Sommer, MD, 82, passed away peacefully at his home in Hingham on March 14, 2017. He was surrounded by his family during his final weeks of battling pulmonary fibrosis and lung cancer. Bob is survived by his wife of 55 years, Marie (Disco) Sommer, three daughters and their husbands: Susan Sommer and Richard […]

Smart About Money: Preventing Embezzlement

There are a couple of situations when a local business owner should absolutely take action to determine if someone is abusing your trust and embezzling from your business. If you have a nagging feeling that someone could be embezzling from you — that something is “off” somehow — chances are your intuition is correct. If […]

Enough with the Trump bashing

Dear Editor: Regarding several recent intense letters to the Canton Citizen by Alice Brown, my response is: “The lady doth protest too much, methinks” (from William Shakespeare). And to use a much more common 21st century expression: “Enough already!” Her points have been made. I don’t think any more from her needs to be stated about (that is, against) President Trump. I did vote for […]

You Can’t Stop the Beat

The Hairspray cast performs the finale, “You Can’t Stop the Beat.”

The Canton High School drama club dazzled audiences with a three-night production of Hairspray — the big and bold, Tony Award-winning musical about one girl’s desire to dance and a community’s dream to belong. Nearly 100 students took part in the show between the cast, crew and pit band, and all three performances sold out […]

School fundraiser to benefit Hansen 2nd grader

On Friday, April 7, from 6-8 p.m., the Hansen Elementary School CAPT will host a “Parents Night Out” community fundraiser at Canton High School to benefit Madi Bergstrom, a Hansen second grader who is battling Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia for the third time in her young life. Eight-year-old Madi and her family recently returned home from […]

A Look Inside: Canton Citizen’s March 23 edition

Check out this week’s issue of the Canton Citizen for the latest in Canton news, sports, events, and more. Highlights from the March 23 issue include: * Town election preview: A detailed look at the four Board of Selectmen candidates and their views on important local issues * Town candidates snapshot: Information on the 11 other candidates running for […]

Canton companies receive Workforce Training Fund grants


The Baker-Polito Administration recently awarded $7.9 million in state Workforce Training Fund grants to 111 Massachusetts companies for training over 5,243 workers and creating an expected 522 new jobs. Among the grant recipients were two companies from Canton. Unicom Engineering, headquartered on Dan Road, was awarded $178,863 to train 110 workers and is expected to […]

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