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Canton High School Rain Barrel Project: A Beautiful Way to Conserve Water

CHS art students work on the Rain Barrel Project under the guidance of teacher Michelle Mendez.

Students in Michelle Mendez’s drawing and painting class at Canton High School are creating beautiful artwork — on rain barrels! Thanks to a partnership between Canton High School and the Neponset River Watershed Association, and a grant from the Canton Cultural Council, Ms. Mendez’s students have an opportunity to mix art with water conservation. The […]

Youth wrestler Dominic Marinilli wins national tourney

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Ten-year-old Canton wrestler Dominic Marinilli won the championship in the 65-pound weight class at the Pop & Flo Mini Men Nationals, held April 29 at Union College in Schenectady, New York. Marinilli also took second place in the fourth grade division at the Youth New England Tournament held in Salem in March. He trains at both The Dungeon Training […]

Cotter, Mark M.

Mark M. Cotter, 55, of Walpole, died unexpectedly May 14, 2017. Mark was employed as a driver for UPS. Beloved son of the late Donald and Esther Cotter. Loving father of Amanda N. Penza and her husband, Patrick, of Norwood and Matthew M. Cotter of Walpole. Loving brother of William Cotter of Canton and Deborah […]

Calabro, Joseph W.

Joseph W. Calabro, 92, of Canton, passed away at home May 13 surrounded by his loving family. Born and raised in Dorchester, he graduated from Boston Latin High School and went on to get his Air Craft and Mechanic Certification, working in Norwood, Rhode Island, and New York. He also was a welder at the Quincy […]

Galvin, Dr. James L.

Dr. James L. Galvin, MD, 85, died peacefully at home Thursday, May 11, 2017. Dr. Galvin was a lifelong resident of Canton and a dedicated physician of internal medicine and cardiology. He spent his life serving the residents of Canton, Norwood, and the surrounding communities for over 49 years. Dr. Galvin was the devoted husband […]

Buddington, Robert A.

Robert A. Buddington, 90, of Canton, passed away May 11 at the Ellis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Norwood. Born in Somerville, he was raised in Newton and graduated from Newton High School. He went on to serve in the Navy during World War II and worked as a service representative for Boston Gas Co. […]

Graham, John C.

John C. Graham, 79, formerly of Canton, of Stoughton, passed away May 10 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, he was raised in Saugus and graduated from Saugus High School, Northeastern University, and Lowell Technological Institute. John was a veteran of the United States Army and worked as a civil engineer for the […]

Long, Kieran G.

Kieran G. Long, 64, of Plymouth, died unexpectedly Sunday, May 7, 2017. Kieran was a retired financial controller who worked for Stop and Shop. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed donating his time to the Special Olympics. He was the son of the late Liam and Helena Long … Order a digital subscription to access the […]

Boys earn 1st win in big week for CHS track

The senior members of the CHS outdoor track team pose for a photo during Senior Night. (Anna Amico photo)

In a great week for the CHS outdoor track program, the boys team won its first track meet in several seasons, beating Foxboro 78-58 last Tuesday. In addition, Sarah Collins bested some of the state’s top runners to win the 400-meter hurdles at the MSTCA State Coaches Invitational at Sharon on Saturday. Head coach Anna […]

Betsy’s Barbershop to host annual Buzz-Off fundraiser


On Sunday, May 21, Betsy’s Barbershop in Canton will host its second annual Buzz-Off to help raise money for cancer research and support the Joe Andruzzi Foundation. People are being asked to donate $20 or more to receive a buzz-cut and free t-shirt. The Main Course will be grilling up burgers and dogs, and DJ […]

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