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Soracco, Joseph N.

Joseph N. Soracco, 88, of Canton and Newport, RI, passed away June 16 at the Hellenic Nursing Home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Boston, he was raised in Dorchester and graduated from English High School and Boston University with a bachelor’s and master’s in music education. He was an Army veteran of World […]

Arthur, John H.

John H. Arthur, 86, of Milton, formerly of Canton, died on June 13, 2017. Beloved husband of 59 years of Janet M. (Fuller) Arthur, formerly of Attleboro. Loving father of Susan E. DeProspero and her husband, Louis, of Vernon CT, James B. of Lakeville, Steven E. of Canton, Gordon H. and his wife, Kelly, of […]

Hartnett, Sheila N.

Sheila Nicolini Hartnett, 56, from Greensville, South Carolina, formerly of Canton, passed away June 9, 2017, after a long illness. She was the daughter of the late Donald Hartnett, Barbara Hartnett and companion Paul Boyer of Carver; sister of Thomas Hartnett and his wife, Deborah, of Westford, and Daniel Hartnett and his wife, Christine, of […]

Smart About Money: Banking Advice

This is not just about Canton Co-operative Bank, though that is obviously the bank I know best. From my previous career as a bank examiner, I know that what I am about to say is true of many, many community banks throughout New England and nationwide. Day-to-day money management is a huge part of people’s […]

Canton citizens welcome on GOP Town Committee

Dear Editor: Regarding Alice Brown’s letter in the June 15 Canton Citizen, as the chairman of the Canton Republican Town Committee, I appreciate her urging citizens to join this committee. I can be contacted at the phone number below. New members will find our meetings focused on the issues facing Canton primarily and on occasion […]

Notes from the State Democratic Convention

Dear Editor: I recently attended the State Democratic Convention as a delegate from Canton. I participated in amending the platform with regard to protection of immigrants and protection of homeowners from arbitrary foreclosures, but an attempt to solve the Israel/Palestine problem didn’t work as the chair ruled that such matters were outside the purview of […]

FF Memorial Sunday

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Canton, like many other local communities, celebrated Firefighter Memorial Sunday on June 11 to honor the deceased firefighters of Canton and remember their service to the town. Canton’s ceremony was held at the Ponkapoag station in front of the newly dedicated Fireman’s Memorial. (Above) Members of the Canton Fire Department honor guard are pictured during […]

Historical Society to host cookout and open house

Come and get some Canton history and a hot dog. On Sunday, July 2, from 12-3 p.m., the Canton Historical Society will host a cookout on the society’s front lawn at 1400 Washington Street. The public is invited to come and enjoy a hot dog, a drink, a Hoodsie, and a tour of the society’s […]

A Look Inside: Canton Citizen’s June 22 edition

Check out this week’s issue of the Canton Citizen for the latest in Canton news, sports, events, and more. Highlights from the June 22 edition include: * School news: Personnel decision hits hard at CHS, ignites social media debate * Photo coverage of the 2nd annual Galvin Middle School Cultural Heritage Night * Selectman Del Vecchio discusses […]

Wood, Robert A.

Robert A. Wood Sr., 87, of Canton, passed away June 12 at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Norwood, he was raised in Easton and graduated from Oliver Ames High School and was a Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War. Robert was a member of the Marine Corps League and was a […]

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