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Jay joined the Citizen as a staff writer in the spring of 2007, and in a few short months he was promoted to lead writer/assistant editor. He now serves as the managing editor, overseeing news and editorial content and managing the newspaper's circulation. (Click here for complete bio.)

Icemen top North Attleboro in key Davenport clash

Junior Jack Goyetch got on the scoreboard in Canton's win vs. North Attleboro. (Mike Barucci photo)

With a thrilling and at times harrowing 4-3 win over Davenport newcomer North Attleboro last week, the Canton High boys ice hockey team strengthened its grip on first place in the division while continuing to build its case as the best team in the Hock. Although the week would later end in disappointment — with […]

Water/sewer, traffic enforcement highlight budget talks


A “substantial” increase in anticipated water/sewer costs and additional traffic enforcement needs — along with the possible reduction of speed limits in certain thickly settled areas of town — were some of the top story lines that surfaced during a discussion of the FY18 municipal operating budget at Tuesday night’s Board of Selectmen meeting. The […]

Girls hockey extends streak with win vs. Sandwich

Senior captain Rebecca Eckler has been on fire in recent weeks (Mike Barucci photo)

The Canton High girls ice hockey team has been playing some of its best hockey of the season as of late, and that trend continued on Saturday as the lady Bulldogs skated past Sandwich 4-2 at the Canton Ice House. “I’m really happy with how they’ve been playing,” said head coach Dennis Aldrich, who has […]

Selectman race heats up after departure of incumbent

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The 2017 town election season is fast approaching, and the competition seems to be heating up in a hurry in the marquee race for Board of Selectmen. With two BOS seats up for grabs in the April 4 election and one incumbent, Chairman Bob Burr, recently announcing plans to step down at the conclusion of […]

Red-hot boys hockey team continues to pile up W’s

Freshman Joe Robinson and the Bulldogs skated past Newburyport 2-0 on Monday. (Mike Barucci photo)

Update: The CHS boys ice hockey team battled defending state champion Medfield to a 1-1 draw Wednesday night at the Canton Ice House. The Bulldogs (7-2-2) will visit Stoughton tomorrow at Asiaf Rink in Brockton. With another win on Monday against former playoff nemesis Newburyport, the Canton High boys ice hockey team ran its unbeaten […]

Canton named to prestigious AP District Honor Roll

When Canton High School and Canton school district administrators made the decision in 2014 to do away with prerequisites for Advanced Placement (AP) courses, they did so with the conviction that all students are capable of achieving success. Two years later, not only do they have some promising data that they can point to; they […]

CHS swimmers earn double win vs. Mansfield

Coming off a tough road loss to Westwood in a mixed-gender meet a few days prior, both Canton High swim teams got back to their winning ways with a double victory last Wednesday at home over Mansfield. The boys won handily, 98-70, and remained unbeaten against Hockomock League schools while improving to 5-2 overall. The […]

New Canton rink blends high-end touches with hometown feel

The red rink features a Canton logo at center ice. (Michelle Stark photo)

It went from approval to completion in just over one year’s time, and in a matter of months it has already started to feel like home. For the local hockey community, that seems to be the prevailing sentiment toward the new Canton Ice House

Bulldog wrestlers make statement with win vs. Milford

Sophomore Harry Carter (Mike Barucci photo)

While the week did not end as they would have liked owing to Saturday’s snowstorm, the Canton High varsity wrestlers still have much to be excited about after securing their first home win last Tuesday with a dominant showing against Davenport Division opponent Milford. The bad news for the Bulldogs last week had nothing to […]

CHS girls hockey honors legacy of the late Pat Walsh

Sophomore Maggie Malloy anchors the lady Bulldogs' top forward line. (Mike Barucci photo)

An encouraging start to last week’s inaugural Pat Walsh Memorial Tournament ended in heartbreak for the Canton High girls ice hockey team last Friday as the lady Bulldogs fell just short against Westwood in a game that they desperately wanted to win. While it counted no more or no less in the standings than any […]

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