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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.)

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 […]

Year in Review: Notable stories from 2016

The following is an excerpt from the Canton Citizen’s 2016 year in review. Check out this week’s paper for a look back at some of the other top stories of 2016, including the development of the Paul Revere Heritage Site, the surprise departure of Reebok, and much more. Storm-related tragedies rock Canton community The collective hearts […]

Young fan’s kindness at C’s game leaves big impression


It’s every young sports fan’s dream to catch a souvenir at a ball game, but after 7-year-old Celtics superfan Noah Chase did just that at the TD Garden last month — snagging one of the t-shirts that the team throws into the stands during timeouts — he found that the bigger thrill was in giving […]

Icemen edge Bishop Feehan for season’s 1st victory

Senior captain and two-time all-star defenseman Jackson Maffeo is off to a strong start. (Mike Barucci photo)

The third time was the charm for the Canton High boys ice hockey team as the Bulldogs picked up victory number one with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Bishop Feehan last week. While the young Canton icemen have yet to find their groove offensively, head coach Brian Shuman thought they played a solid game overall […]

CCPC approves more than $1M in funding requests

A copper roof for the historic Revere rolling mill is one of the projects recommended for funding by the CCPC. (George Comeau photo)

A whopping 11 public projects, many of which are “shovel ready,” will all be in line for some form of Community Preservation Act funding in the spring in what Community Preservation Committee Chairman George Comeau is calling a “banner year” for the CPA in Canton. At its meeting held last Tuesday, December 20, the eight-member […]

Bulldog wrestlers open new campaign with high hopes

Freshman Eddie Marinilli has reached the finals of his first 2 postseason tournaments. (Mike Barucci photo)

Blessed with considerable roster depth and some legitimate top-end talent, the CHS wrestling team enters the 2016-17 season full of excitement and with high hopes for a strong winter campaign. Already, the Bulldogs have a convincing league win under their belts — 51-27 over Oliver Ames — along with a program-best showing at the annual […]

Acclaimed youth speaker captivates CHS audience

Motivational speaker Mike Smith challenged CHS students to 'be extraordinary.' (Ed McDonough photo)

Popular youth motivational speaker and self proclaimed “professional teenager” Mike Smith brought his message of positive thinking, passionate giving, and extraordinary living to a packed Canton High School gymnasium last Wednesday, December 14.

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