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CHS boys’ soccer brings home Davenport title

After winning one Hockomock League championship (1997) in the first 22 years of its existence (1984-2005), the Canton High boys’ soccer team wrapped up its fourth league title since 2006 with a 3-0 win at Sharon last Tuesday. It was the third straight Hockomock title for the Bulldogs, but after the league split into two […]

Here comes the sun: Canton company embraces solar energy; town hopes to do the same

Sika Sarnafil, a Canton roofing manufacturer, took part of the roof at its Dan Road facility and transformed it into a solar park, turning an otherwise unproductive and costly entity into an asset for the company.  The solar park will displace about 37 percent of the facility’s electricity use, according to a press release from […]

Almost a perfect 10 for CHS boys’ soccer team

When the calendar reads October and earning a tie on the road is considered the first slip-up of the season, it is safe to say that the Canton High boys’ soccer team is in excellent shape. Ten games into the 2010 campaign, Canton may no longer have a perfect record, but the Bulldogs will settle […]

Up With People brings message of hope, tolerance, community service

Up With People in Canton

From the opening song, where cast members were dancing in the aisles, to the closing number, where this time it was the audience who was up on its feet, clapping and swaying along to the music, Up With People’s sold-out concert in the Canton High School auditorium proved to be an interactive and entertaining experience. […]

CHS boys’ soccer team improves to 7-0

Canton High School boys soccer

The final score may have been 6-0, a game where the offense was “clicking,” but Canton High boys’ soccer head coach Danny Erickson credited his team’s win over Silver Lake Regional last Friday in part to Colby Gavigan’s performance in net. “It sounds silly that in a 6-0 game your goalkeeper was important, but Colby […]

Canton actress Cindy Lentol finding success away from ‘Tinseltown’

The Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism has the slogan “It’s all here,” hoping to draw visitors to the commonwealth. But for Cindy Lentol, that registered trademark also perfectly describes her career as an actress and model. She does not need to go to Hollywood to find work — it’s all here. “I’ve made a […]

Off to a 5-0 start, CHS boys’ soccer team continues to roll

CHS boys' soccer

With wins over Stoughton, Medfield, and Sharon last week, the Canton High boys’ soccer team has now gone a full calendar year without losing in the regular season. After falling to Oliver Ames 2-0 September 21, 2009, the Bulldogs have gone on an impressive 15-0-3 run, including a 5-0 start this year. Canton’s offense exploded […]

Write on: Young author Haley Walsh looks to overcome Cushing’s disease

Haley Walsh

Haley Walsh sees life as a mountain. “Some are short, others tall. Some are rocky at the start, some are rocky later on, and others have someone clear a path for them, so they go all the way to the top of the mountain unscratched — not learning from exploring,” she writes in her hand-drawn, […]

Chuck Hogan takes ‘Town’ by storm


~Canton native penned novel that inspired Ben Affleck’s hit movie ‘The Town’~ Chuck Hogan has been to Fenway Park plenty of times before, but last Tuesday’s trip to Boston’s beloved ballpark was different. With the Red Sox on the road, the Canton native came not as a spectator — this time the spotlight was on […]

Early goal helps CHS boys’ soccer down OA

With a 3-0 win at Oliver Ames last Thursday, the Canton High boys’ soccer team accomplished something that had been done only twice before in the 27-year history of the program — beating the Tigers on the road. The Bulldogs traveled to OA for their first Hockomock League matchup of the young season, and with […]

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