Author Archive
avatar
Stories written by Mary Ann Price
Originally from Chicago, Mary Ann joined the Citizen as a staff writer in 1999 and has lived in Canton for the last 25 years. She is also a Spanish teacher at Newton South High School. She and her husband, Bill, have two daughters, Renée and Emily.

Facing hair loss, clients find comfort at Salon Monique

Monique Souza came across her father shaving his head in the bathroom one day. He had been diagnosed with cancer and the chemotherapy treatment caused his hair to begin to fall out. She took the razor and finished the job for him. “The first head I shaved was my dad’s,” she said. Souza has shaved […]

Annual Canton Road Race returns with new venue, presenting sponsor

The 13th annual Canton Road Race will take place on Sunday, September 24, at 12 noon with a new course route but the same goal of raising funds to support local charities and community groups. The race is presented by City of Boston Credit Union, which is stepping up to take over from Reebok. Stephen […]

Canton native launches socially conscious web service

elevated1

Lucas DeBarros knew he wanted to be an entrepreneur since his sophomore year of high school. That was the year he began to write a list in a notebook of all of his ideas for a business that he would start some day. That day arrived this past April when DeBarros launched Elevated Providers, an […]

Friends, family rally around new Canton dad of twins

Johanna Curran and Wes Chapman with their newborn twins, Will and Alice

Johanna Curran was eager to share the happy news with her friend Michele Fitzwilliam that she thought she was expecting twins, when Fitzwilliam came home from California last Christmas. The two had met years earlier when they were students at Canton High School. “I’ve known her since my sophomore year of high school when she […]

Library launches 2017 summer reading program

The Canton Public Library is working to build a better world this summer through its summer reading programs based on the theme Build a Better World. The programs in the Junior Room are designed for children as young as 3 years of age all the way up to students entering sixth grade in the fall. Students […]

New Parks & Rec. director finds rewarding career path

rec director3

Liz Francis, the new director of the Canton Parks and Recreation Department, came to her current role after working in a variety of positions related to sports and recreation. “I always knew I enjoyed being active and playing sports. I didn’t believe that would be my career path,” Francis said. “Sometimes you have to find […]

Determined senior completes memorable grad walk

Alaina Goodwin (David Uzvalok Photography)

When Alaina Goodwin walked across the stage to receive her diploma from Canton High School during last Friday evening’s graduation ceremony, she reached a goal that she has worked toward since suffering a rare stroke in August of 2016. The stroke affected the T4 vertebra in her spine, leaving her unable to move her legs. […]

Exchange student finds 2nd home in Canton

Paul Seignarbieux (left) poses for a photo with his host family, the Connors, on their trip out west last month.

Paul Seignarbieux, 16, has enjoyed two amazing trips since last summer. His first journey was to the United States from his native France in September to spend the school year as an exchange student at Canton High School. And last month, Michael and Maria Connor and their daughters, Sofia and Brii, who are hosting him, […]

18|8 salon offers unique grooming experience for men

18|8 Fine Men's Salon owner David Floyd

David and Andrea Floyd have a large metal plaque on a wall in their business that tells of a discovery that Harry Brearly found in England in 1913. He discovered that adding 18 percent chromium and 8 percent nickel to steel eliminated the steel’s tendency to oxidize and rust, transforming it into a better looking […]

Legendary coach to be inducted into wrestling HOF

Tom Bartosek grew up in Toledo, Ohio. The high school he attended had about 200 students, small enough to give him a chance to participate in the band, chorus, school plays, and sports. “I wrestled in high school, although I was a terrible athlete,” he said. “I was not really coordinated.” The wrestling program had […]

Canton Citizen Absolute Landscaping

Search Archive

Search by Date
Search by Category
Search with Google
Rodman Ford Lincoln Mercury

Photo Gallery

Log in | Copyright Canton Citizen 2011