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A Look Inside: Canton Citizen’s February 8 edition

Check out this week’s issue of the Citizen for the latest in Canton news, sports, events, and more. Highlights from the February 8 edition include: * Highlights from the most recent School Committee and selectmen’s meetings (previews here and here) * Photos from JFK production of The Little Mermaid Jr. * Canton Citizen’s 2018 Valentine’s Couple of the Year * […]

Concerns about child safety

To parents of school-age children in Canton: Can anyone tell me why only two people — Barry Nectow, business administrator for the Canton Public Schools, and Stephen Connolly, operations manager at Michael J. Connolly & Sons bus company — have the final say in where school bus stops are located in Canton? Seven weeks ago, […]

How Sweet It Is

(Front row) Aiden Canny as Mr. Salt, Kayleigh Brown as Veruca Salt, Jessica Hooton as Violet Beauregarde, Gabrielle Conard as Mrs. Beauregarde, Anna Persson as Willy Wonka; (back row) Nishka Baduamanda as Mrs. Teavee, Aidan O’Toole as Mike Teavee, Abby Porter as Charlie Bucket, and Sean Keevan as Grandpa Joe

The John F. Kennedy Elementary School fifth graders presented Willy Wonka, Jr. on Friday and Saturday, January 26 and 27, in the CHS auditorium. See this week’s Canton Citizen for more play photos by Michelle Stark. Willy Wonka Jr. Cast Charlie Bucket – Abigail Porter; Willy Wonka – Anna Persson; Grandpa Joe – Sean Keevan; […]

Ice House to host Hockey Fights Cancer Night

On Saturday, February 3, the Xaverian Brothers and Canton High School boys varsity hockey teams are teaming up for Hockey Fights Cancer Night at the Canton Ice House in memory of Reo Todesca, mother of Xaverian assistant coach Paul Todesca and beloved friend to many in the Canton hockey community. The Xaverian Hawks will take on […]

A Look Inside: Canton Citizen’s February 1 edition

Check out this week’s issue of the Citizen for the latest in Canton news, sports, events, and more. Highlights from the February 1 edition include: * Anger over opioid crisis spurs local woman to speak up and share * Canton’s Lenkaitis Raffoni becomes a PMC champion * Photos from JFK production of Willy Wonka Jr. * Wrestlers Marinilli and […]

Thornton, Gail A.

Gail A. Thornton, of Westwood, formerly of Canton, passed away January 27. Born in Boston, she was raised in Canton and graduated from Canton High, Class of 1973. She was an avid writer and a published poet and wrote a memoir of her life. She also enjoyed making jewelry and was a talented musician who […]

Merchant, Bernadette A.

Bernadette A. (Ruane) Merchant, of Canton, passed away peacefully in her 100th year on January 29 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Leonard G. Mother of Dr. L. Paul Merchant and his wife, Madeline, of Scituate, Michael D. Merchant and his wife, Lua, of Tustin, CA, John E. Merchant and his […]

Greeley, Mary V.

Mary V. Greeley (Stronjy), of Canton, passed away January 27 surrounded by her loving family. Born and raised in Taunton, she graduated from Taunton High School. She previously lived in Hyde Park and has lived in Canton for the last 40 years. She worked for the Boston Public Schools as a quality control manager in […]

Cotter, Margaret M.

Margaret M. “Peg” Cotter (Brosnahan), 94, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on January 26, 2018. Born and raised in Dorchester, she attended Girls High School. Married in 1948 to her late husband, Jim, they lived in Hyde Park for a short while before moving to Canton in 1955. She worked […]

Brenner, Benjamin A.

Benjamin Brenner, “It’s Ben; don’t call me Benjamin!” of Canton, formerly of Boston’s West End, passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2018, at the age of 89. Son of the late Julius and Anna (Wyzanski) Brenner; brother of the late George, Solomon and Sidney; husband of 59 years to Adelle (Koretsky) Brenner; father of Gary, […]

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