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Dazzling Debut


Guests in both traditional Indian and Western attire flocked to Sharon Middle School last month to witness the magnificent Bharathanatyam Arangetram (solo dance debut) of 14-year-old CHS student Anvitha Addanki, daughter of Chandana and Vijay Addanki.

A Look Inside: Canton Citizen’s October 27 Edition

Check out this week’s issue of the Canton Citizen for the latest in Canton news, sports, events, and more. Highlights from the October 27 edition include: * Update on the lawsuit filed against Canton’s new outdoor adventure park * Photo coverage of the Hansen Fall Festival and the Great Pumpkin Feud * Living with Coyotes: The latest installment […]

Lyons, George E.

George E. Lyons, Jr., 81, of Canton, passed away October 16 at home. Born in Boston, he was raised in South Boston and Dorchester and graduated from Dorchester High School. George was a hard worker and started his own company, George E. Lyons, Jr. Inc., just after high school, which he operated for over 50 […]

Early Voting begins October 24

Beginning on Monday, October 24, and continuing through Friday, November 4, all registered voters in Canton will have the option of casting their ballots early for the November 8 state election. Unlike absentee voting — which will still be available for registered voters who will be absent from Canton on Election Day, have a disability […]

CFD Open House

Nathan Hom, almost 2, gets a high five from firefighters Frank Walsh and Keith Ryan. (Moira Sweetland photo)

The Canton Fire Department held its annual open house at CFD headquarters on Saturday. The event featured fire apparatus displays, live demonstrations, free food, and prizes for children. See this week’s Canton Citizen

BOH to host 29th annual Health Fair this Saturday

This coming Saturday, October 22, the Canton Board of Health will host its annual Health Fair, a popular fall tradition in the town dating back nearly 30 years. The Health Fair, which is free and open to all residents, will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Canton High School. This year marks […]

Humboldt Truck Pull comes to Irish Cultural Center Oct. 16

Participants pull a truck during last year's fundraiser.

Canton-based Humboldt Storage and Moving will hold its fifth annual Truck Pull to benefit Special Olympics Massachusetts on October 16. The charitable event will now be held at the Irish Cultural Centre, located in Canton at 200 New Boston Drive. The fundraiser brings teams of 10 individuals together for a chance to pull a number […]

A gesture of gratitude in memory of Mr. Mac

Dear Editor: We were so saddened to read about the untimely death of Mr. Gary McNamara recently. Our three children, Karen, Laura and Eric, were all privileged to be taught and inspired by “Mr. Mac” and so many other wonderful Canton teachers when they were young. They are all thriving today in no small measure […]

Gillis, Lawrence A.

Lawrence A. Gillis, 93, of Canton, died peacefully October 10, 2016. Larry was raised in Dorchester with his two brothers and seven sisters. He was a proud Army veteran of World War II, serving with the 49th Infantry Battalion, 8th Armored Division of the 3rd Army in Europe. Larry fought in the Battle of the […]

Higgins, Clare

Clare Higgins (Shillue), 93, of Canton, passed away at Milton Hospital on October 5. Born in Boston, she was raised in Quincy, Dorchester and Hyde Park and graduated from Quincy High School. She was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, serving during World War II. Clare worked as an executive secretary for Norfolk […]

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