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Traffic light proposed for Randolph St. at Washington

The Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) issued its top two recommendations this week for solving the traffic bottleneck at the Washington-Randolph Street intersection. Both recommendations involve the installation of a traffic signal that could be timed for on-peak and off-peak travel. The first plan calls for installing a traffic light at the intersection and […]

Homeowners to see slight increase in FY18 tax bills

An average Canton homeowner’s tax bill will increase by just $2 from fiscal year 2017 to FY 2018. That was one of the key takeaways from the latest tax rate adjustments recommended by the town’s assessors and approved by the Board of Selectmen Tuesday night. The residential tax rate will come down 37 cents from […]

Bulldogs blank rival Knights in memorable Thanksgiving win

Alec Ragusa, Christian Walker and Tommy DeLello celebrate with the Thanksgiving victory trophy. (Mike Barucci photo)

The Thanksgiving pendulum swung the entire way for the CHS football team compared to a year ago and it was all positive news for the Bulldogs and their fans. Out to avenge a 48-0 thumping at Stoughton High in 2016, Canton played a near perfect game defensively and the Bulldog offense used a variety of […]

Canton EMTs respond to rash of overdose calls

Canton emergency personnel responded to four drug overdose calls in a six-day span last week. Three of the victims were male and one was a female, and in each instance the opiate reversal drug Narcan was successfully administered. In one of the cases, a 45-year-old Canton man was found unresponsive after crashing his vehicle into […]

Selectmen OK RFP for Revere Heritage restaurant

The Canton Board of Selectmen on Tuesday night approved a Request for Proposals (RFP) prepared by the Paul Revere Heritage Commission to seek out a private company with an interest in siting a restaurant at one of the historic buildings on the Revere Street site. Former Selectman Victor Del Vecchio and a member of the […]

Canton’s Goyetch competes in D2 state golf finals

CHS senior golfer Jack Goyetch wrapped up a stellar four-year golf career last week with a solid showing at the Division 2 state finals at Highfields Golf & Country Club in Grafton. The only CHS golfer to qualify for the event, Goyetch shot an 88 over 18 holes to finish 39th overall out of 51 […]

4 Canton firefighters to receive state ‘Firefighter of the Year’ awards

Four Canton firefighters will be honored as Firefighters of the Year at the state Department of Fire Services’ 28th annual awards ceremony November 21 at Mechanics Hall in Worcester. The four honorees include Fire Captain Wendell Robery and firefighters Jeffery O’Brien, Jonathan Buckley, and Keith Flavin. Nominated by Westwood Fire Chief William Scoble, the men […]

School officials encouraged by Next-Gen MCAS results

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The first results of the newly updated MCAS tests from last spring were released to the School Committee by School Superintendent Dr. Jennifer Fischer-Mueller and her administrative staff on Thursday night, October 26. While the state Department of Education said the 2017 MCAS test is not comparable to the 2016 test, there were still some […]

Resurgent girls soccer qualifies for postseason

Senior Lilah Sullivan (Mike Barucci photo)

With a surging offense and strong two-way play, the CHS girls soccer team has qualified for the MIAA south sectional tournament with an overall record of 8-5-2. Last week, the lady Bulldogs picked up two more league wins — 3-0 over Milford and 4-2 versus Sharon — to climb into a tie with Foxboro for […]

Golfers claim Hock title, finish 5th at sectionals

L-R: Jack Goyetch, Danny Powers and Joey Vaughan celebrate their Hockomock Championship victory.

After capturing their first Davenport Division title and second consecutive Hockomock League Championship victory, the Canton High varsity golfers traveled with high hopes to Easton Country Club on Monday to compete in the Division 2 south sectional tournament. In the end, the Bulldogs came up just a few strokes short in the team competition, placing […]

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