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The Final Stretch Before Summer

The following was written by CHS sophomore Amanda Romano for her Journalism & Publishing class. Final exams began this week and will continue until Tuesday, June 21. You’ve heard of being sent to hell and solitary confinement. Now be prepared to be sent to the last week of high school — finals week. Teachers cram an […]

Annual HOPe gala to benefit people with disabilities


When Paula Kavolius sought programming for her developmentally disabled son, she couldn’t find any. So armed with passion and determination, she corralled friends and acquaintances, raised funds, and created House of Possibilities (HOPe), a home-like setting on the grounds of Stonehill College in Easton. Since 2009, HOPe has been providing top quality care and exceptional […]

Memento from Blue Hills headed to space station

By Judy Bass When NASA astronaut Scott D. Tingle goes up into the heavens aboard the International Space Station (ISS) in 2017, he will be traveling with a very special and unique item symbolizing his former high school, Blue Hills Regional Technical School in Canton. Students in the school’s Engineering program, under the direction of […]

Commentary: Time for Full-Day K

Editor’s note: The full-day kindergarten program referenced in this letter was approved by voters at annual town meeting on Wednesday, May 11. Dear fellow citizens: Full-day kindergarten has become an essential foundation for a child’s education and needs to be free for every student. Canton charges tuition and is well behind the rest of the state in […]

Commentary: Save Our Trees!

Dear Editor: I attended the March 23 Conservation Commission hearing and learned that all the trees on the former Plymouth Rubber site along Neponset and Revere streets along the Canton River/East Branch of the Neponset River are slated to be cut down, stumps removed, and all vegetation removed, in a poorly planned attempt by the […]

Guest Commentary: Another Paul Revere Ride

By Paul A. Schneiders, attorney for Canton Holdings, LLC Almost 250 years ago Paul Revere made his famous ride to Concord to warn that the British were coming. Twenty-five years later he rode out to Canton to construct North America’s very first copper mill on a 35-acre site on what is now Revere Street. At […]

Community Problem Solvers bridging generation gap

The Canton Community Problem Solving Team BRIDGES recently completed its fifth oral history interview of senior citizens in Canton. Galvin Middle School students Bella Botelho, Mary Kelley, and Carly LaFrance along with Hansen Elementary fifth grader Emily Kelley have been at it since last October. BRIDGES stands for “Building Relationships in Diverse Generations Entails Sharing” […]

Financial Fitness 2016: Think Local

The following article appears in the Canton Citizen’s 2016 Financial Fitness Guide. See this week’s edition for information and tips from local professionals on a wide range of financial topics, including asset protection, real estate, tax preparation, and much more. *** Technology continues every day to improve our lives — and make them more complicated. […]

Ruining a good man’s name

Dear Editor: I love my newspapers: the Boston Globe and the Canton Citizen. But no newspaper can publish all the truth; they can only publish what their reporters dig out. We need to raise our children to understand that and to analyze what they read for credibility and veracity. You no doubt have read the […]

Gunning family grateful for support

Dear Editor: On behalf of the Gunning and Andersen families, we want to thank the entire Canton community and beyond for all the love and support you have offered over the past few weeks. All the kind words written and the thoughts shared mean more than you will know. It’s truly hard to comprehend what […]

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