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Kids Camp 2016

L-R: Charlie Zack, 10, Brian Middleton, 9, and Ryan Wesner, 14 (Moira Sweetland photo)

St. Gerard’s held its annual Kids Camp last week at the Galvin Middle School. The popular camp drew hundreds of campers and counselors and featured a variety of games and activities, including perennial favorite Splash Mountain and a week-ending talent show. See this week’s Canton Citizen for more Kids Camp photos by Moira Sweetland.

Canton Junior League team advances to Mass. state finals

(Front row) Colby Ciffolillo, Nathan Quan, Griffin Lincoln, Cam Sanchez, Ryan O’Connor, Joe Bates, Coach Doug Ragusa; (back row) Coach Brian Lincoln, Manager Jerry Lehane, Lucas Ragusa, Justin Wenstrom, Owen Lehane, Robbie Gallery, Matthew Connelly, Max Harkness; (missing from photo) Timmy Kelleher

The Canton Junior League Taylor Michigan team has advanced to the 2016 Massachusetts State Finals after defeating North Reading in the Section 2 Junior League championship at North Reading High School on Saturday, July 16, by a score of 17-7. The Canton team went 3-0 in the tournament and outscored their opponents 44-17. The state finals will […]

Agnew, Charles S.

Charles S. Agnew, 88, of Canton, passed away suddenly July 17 at Norwood Hospital. Born and raised in Brookline, he graduated from Brookline High School. Charlie served in the Navy during World War II and was a member of the Atomic Veterans Association. He was a member of the Brookline Police Department for many years […]

Vecchio, Josephine A.

Josephine Ann (Carlisi) Vecchio, 87, of Canton and formerly of Norwood, passed away Thursday, July 14. Daughter of the late Nicholas and Alphonsina (Catania) Carlisi. Beloved wife of the late Carmen Vecchio. Devoted mother of Frank Vecchio and his wife, Catherine, of North Attleboro, Christina Carlton and her husband, Steven, of Canton, and Nicholas Vecchio and his […]

Sette, Camille

Camille “Connie” Sette (DiRuscio), 98, of Canton, passed away July 1 at the Hellenic Nursing Home in Canton. Born in Quincy, she was raised in Roxbury and later went on to live in Dorchester, Mattapan, Milton, and she has lived in Canton for the last 40 years. She was homemaker who was devoted to her […]

A Look Inside: July 21 Edition

Check out this week’s issue of the Canton Citizen for the latest in Canton news, sports, events, and more. Highlights from the July 21 issue include: * True Tales from Canton’s Past by local historian George T. Comeau * Photo coverage of St. Gerard’s annual Kids Camp * School Committee news: Hansen roof repairs and classroom addition * Margin Notes by […]

July 4th Festivities

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The town of Canton held its annual July 4th celebration at the Irish Cultural Centre on Monday. The event, sponsored by Canton Parks and Recreation, featured activities for kids, a live concert, and a gala fireworks display. Earlier in the day, the town held its 49th annual July 4th Road Race, which started and finished […]

Girouard-Barrus, Charlotte

Charlotte Girouard-Barrus (Earle), 84, of Easton, passed away July 10 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Brockton. Born in Boston, she was raised in Rockland and has lived in Easton for over 30 years. She was a volunteer for the Special Olympics and a Eucharistic minister at Holy Cross Church in Easton. Beloved wife of the […]

Dickson, Robert E.

Robert E. Dickson of West Yarmouth, formerly of Los Angeles, CA, passed away at Cape Cod Hospital, one month short of his 97th birthday. Robert was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, the youngest of six children. His family settled in the Los Angeles area when he was a young child. Robert helped run the family […]

Every Life Counts Vigil

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Hundreds of residents gathered in front of town hall on Monday night to remember the recent lives lost and reaffirm the idea that “every life counts.” The vigil, which was organized by Police Chief Ken Berkowitz, emphasized peace, tolerance and unity as officers and town officials stood side by side with residents of diverse backgrounds.  Michelle […]

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