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Romanelli, Emily E.

Emily E. Romanelli (Cappuccino), 94, of Walpole, formerly of Canton, passed away December 30 at Norwood Hospital. Born and raised in Norwood, she graduated from Norwood High School and previously lived in Canton before moving to Walpole in 2005. She was a devoted wife and homemaker and enjoyed cooking and gardening … Order a digital subscription to […]

Lethin, Elizabeth A.

Elizabeth A. “Betty” Lethin, 82, of Canton, died peacefully December 28, 2017. Betty served as the school nurse for St. John’s School in Canton for a number of years before assuming the position of public health nurse for the town of Canton from 1982 until her retirement in 1999. Betty had a strong passion for […]

Balsamo, Salvatore A.

Salvatore A. Balsamo, of Marco Island, FL, formerly of Canton, Dover and Dorchester, passed away December 28 surrounded by his loving family. Born and raised in Dorchester, he attended Boston Technical High School and was a veteran of the United States Army. He was proud of his Italian heritage and learned many lessons from his […]

Thompson, Evelyn E.

Evelyn E. Thompson, 91, of Canton, died peacefully in her home on Christmas Eve. Evelyn was the wife of the late Michael J. Thompson Jr., who asked her to marry him on Christmas Eve just 70 years earlier. Evelyn was born in Norwood in 1926, graduated from Norwood High School, and met her husband in […]

Norwood Hospital thanks police officers

Dear Editor: January 9 is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. Each day, police officers in our community put on a badge and go to work knowing they may face dangerous situations in their quest to keep our residents safe. On average, between 105 and 203 officers die, 50,000 officers are assaulted, and 14,000 officers are […]

Police investigating New Year’s Eve home invasion

Canton police are seeking the public’s help in identifying three possible suspects in a reported home invasion with shots fired that occurred on New Year’s Eve shortly before midnight. The incident took place at a townhouse on Bay Drive. Police initially responded to a call for shots fired at the Avalon apartments on Randolph Street, […]

CFD issues cold weather alert, offers safety tips

The Canton Fire Department and Fire Chief Charles Doody, who also serves as the town’s emergency management director, issued the following alert to residents in light of the dangerously low temperatures forecasted for this week and beyond: “CFD is urging residents to take precautions during this period of extreme cold weather. Stay indoors if you […]

CABI holds annual membership and holiday event

CABI presents a donation to the Canton Food Pantry: (L-R) Peter Shea, Paul Clark and Brian Mahoney.

The Canton Association of Business and Industry held its annual holiday event and business meeting on December 7 at Blue Hill Country Club in Canton. Highlights of the evening included several award presentations. The award for CABI Business of the Year was given to Buffalo Lodging Associates — which had provided free office space, internet […]

Podgurski, Donald A.

Donald A. “Stitch” Podgurski, a lifelong resident of Canton and former Canton selectman, died peacefully in his home December 22, 2017. He was 87 years old. Donald was a proud veteran, serving in the U.S. Navy “Seabees,” and was the former owner of his family business, Podgurski Company in Canton for many years. He had […]

Cochis, Ethel G.

Ethel G. Cochis, 89, of Randolph, passed away December 22 at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. Born in Boston, she was raised in Roxbury and attended the Nathan Hale Elementary School, Joseph Timilty School in Roxbury, and graduated from the High School of Practical Arts where she had perfect attendance. She worked for many years […]

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