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Success Express networking group welcomes CPD officers

Lt. Charles Rae and SROs Ensley Cotard and Jonathan McCourt present at a recent Success Express meeting.

The Canton Police Department gave a presentation to the Success Express business group at Blue Hill Country Club on Thursday, November 9. Lt. Charles Rae and school resource officers Ensley Cotard and Jonathan McCourt explained how they team up with school administrators and staff to improve safety. They shared details on protocols and drills that […]

Praise for two Canton citizens

Dear Editor: Canton is a village that raises good citizens, as per recent events regarding our state police and another involving the dam at Reservoir Pond. Ryan Sceviour, the state trooper featured in the November 16 edition of the Canton Citizen, was on the wrestling team at CHS coached by Tom Bartosek, as were two […]

Marathas, Bess

Bess Marathas (Xanthos) of Canton passed away December 3 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Greenwich, CT, she was raised and educated in Astoria, NY. She went on to earn her associate’s degree from Massasoit Community College and her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Eastern Nazarene College. She has lived in Canton for over […]

Casey, Maryjean

Maryjean “Jean” Casey (Bresnahan), 92, of Canton, passed away on December 1 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Boston, she was raised in South Boston and attended Boston schools. She has lived in Canton since 1955 and was a former member of the St. Gerard Majella Church Prayer Group and a former volunteer at […]

Donnelly, Joseph F.

Joseph F. “Smokin Joe” Donnelly, 69, of Canton, passed away unexpectedly November 29. Born and raised in Brighton, he graduated from Catholic Memorial High School and Boston State College. Joe worked as an account manager for the Radisson Hotel in Boston for 13 years before retiring. He previously worked for the Massachusetts Lottery as an […]

Brandsma, Albert

Albert Brandsma of Canton, 87, formerly of Natick, passed away at his home on November 29. Born and raised in Hoorn, Netherlands, Albert served in the Dutch Merchant Marines, which brought him to Canada in 1952. He worked as a chef for the railroad before moving to the United States in 1958. He also worked […]

Return of Holly Daze

The formal gardens at the Bradley Estate are decked out for the holidays during last year's 'Holly Daze' celebration. (Michelle Stark photo)

Celebrate the holidays with family and friends! This year, visit the Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate for things to do in the holiday spirit! Below is a list of what we have planned at the Bradley Estate. For more information, visit and enter “Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate” and event date, or search on the specific […]

A Look Inside: Canton Citizen’s December 7 edition

Check out this week’s issue of the Canton Citizen for the latest in Canton news, sports, events, and more. Highlights from the December 7 edition include: * “Honor Village,” the latest installment of True Tales from Canton’s Past by local historian George T. Comeau * Coverage of the Canton Garden Club’s Holiday House Tour * JFK Elementary ‘Snow Ball’ photos by […]

Gifts of local history available at Canton Historical Society

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Visit the Canton Historical Society during their open house on the next three Sundays in December from 1-4 p.m. and pick up a holiday gift of Canton history for a friend or family member. Items available for purchase include limited edition lithographs of the Canton Viaduct, old maps of the town, several books by local […]

Linehan, Gail E.

Gail E. Linehan (Hester), 81, of Canton, died November 25, 2017, peacefully in her home, surrounded by her family. Gail was an active parishioner of St. Gerard Majella Church in Canton. She was a member of the Canton Garden Club and St. Gerard’s Altar Guild and St. Gerard’s Care and Share. Gail was also an […]

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