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Canton-based Phoenix Electric honored as ‘Manufacturer of the Year’

State Rep. Jeff Roy (D-Franklin), Steve Simo and Meredith Cook of Phoenix Electric, and State Rep. Bill Galvin (D-Canton)

Phoenix Electric Corporation of Canton recently received a Manufacturer of the Year award at a State House ceremony. The company was nominated by State Representative Bill Galvin (D-Canton). Phoenix manufactures custom switchgear products for power transmission and distribution companies. They employ over 80 people in Canton, where they design and manufacture products that are used […]

Man About Canton: Dedham St. Work

Did you know … The state is in the process of replacing the three bridges on Dedham Street, one over I-95, one over the railroad tracks, and one over the Neponset River. The state also plans to expand that section of Dedham Street to five travel lanes. This is part of the $44.2 million project that […]

Trykowski, Cecelia B.

Cecelia B. Trykowski “Cece” (Cieszynski), 89, of Canton, passed away November 3. Born in Southfield, CT, she was raised in Windsor Locks, CT, and graduated from Windsor Locks High School. She previously lived in Glastonbury, CT, before moving to Canton in 1961. She was a devoted wife, mother, and homemaker and previously worked as an […]

Colbert, Ethel M.

Ethel M. Colbert (Sullivan), 90, of Walpole, formerly of Canton, passed away November 2 at home. Born and raised in Boston, she graduated from Jeremiah Burke High School. She worked as a clerk for the Federal Reserve Bank in Boston and was a member of the bank’s retiree committee. She enjoyed spending time with her […]

Dowling, Joan G.

Joan G. (Burke) Dowling, of Milton, formerly of Canton, Tenant’s Harbor, Maine, and Greenland, New Hampshire, passed away November 1 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she was raised and educated in Hampton, New Hampshire, and was a veteran of the United States Army. She and her husband, Harry, […]

Hirsch, Bruno J.

Bruno John Hirsch, 82, a resident of Canton, died Thursday, October 26, 2017, at CuraHealth Hospital in Stoughton. Bruno was born February 28, 1935, in Ranka, Latvia, the only son of Janis and Marta (Kamene) Hirss. He had two older sisters, Ilga Rudzroga and Gaida Rudzitis. His early days were spent attending school and helping with chores […]

A Look Inside: Canton Citizen’s November 9 edition

Check out this week’s issue of the Canton Citizen for the latest in Canton news, sports, events, and more. Highlights from the November 9 edition include: * The latest on the TreeTop Adventures zoning dispute * CHS student pilot organizes raffle fundraiser * Photo coverage of Cantonstock, MusicCounts’ annual fundraiser * Upcoming events: Garden Club Holiday House Tour, Canton Co-op pie […]

Cantonstock 2017


MusicCounts, the nonprofit booster group for Canton music programs, held its annual festival and fundraiser, Cantonstock, on Saturday, November 4. The district-wide event featured a variety of student performances as well as raffles, arcade games, face painting, and the ever-popular cake walk. Moira Sweetland photos

Bodine, Barbara M.

Barbara May Bodine (Brown), 95, passed away peacefully October 30, 2017. Barbara was raised in Dedham and graduated from Dedham High School. She previously lived in Canton, Falmouth and Marshfield before moving to the Copley in Stoughton two years ago. For Barbara, her family was the most important thing in her life and she loved […]

Barrera, Eileen M.

Eileen M. Barrera (O’Connor), 86, of Canton, passed away October 28 at home surrounded by her loving family. Born and raised in Dorchester, she graduated from St. Peter and Paul High School in South Boston and St. Margaret’s School of Nursing. After graduating from nursing school, she worked as a floor nurse at the Carney […]

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