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Teamsters Local 25 strike surpasses 50-day mark in Canton

Teamsters Local 25 President Sean O'Brien speaks at last week's solidarity rally at Independent Pipe. (Photo courtesy of Teamsters Local 25)

Update: On September 29, Teamsters Local 25 President Sean O’Brien announced that a contract had been unanimously ratified by employees of Independent Pipe and Supply, officially ending the strike after 60 days. *** A bitter standoff between Teamsters workers and a Canton-based pipe distributor has dragged on into a second month with no signs of a […]

Town eyes replacement as Reebok gets set to depart

The Reebok sign on Royall St. could soon be replaced with another company's logo. (Michelle Stark photo)

The clock is rapidly winding down on the Reebok era in Canton, and as the company’s remaining employees prepare for their impending move to their new world headquarters in Boston’s Seaport District, the focus among local officials has shifted to finding the next corporate partner to occupy the sprawling, 65-acre campus off Royall Street. As […]

Route 138 hotel proposal picks up steam

A Best Western Plus could be coming to Route 138 in Canton.

More than a full year after unveiling their plans for a new Best Western hotel on Route 138, a local development group is starting to make some steady progress toward an approval following a string of productive summer hearings with local boards. On July 12, the Canton Planning Board voted 3-2 to issue a favorable […]

CABI holds 11th annual Tom Clark golf tourney

Fire Chief Charles Doody (center) accepts a donation from CABI board member Paul Clark, CABI President Brian Mahoney, and CABI Secretary Kristin Draper.

The Canton Association of Business & Industry (CABI) hosted its 11th annual Tom Clark Golf Outing on June 19. Tom Clark was a founding member and former president of CABI, and the event was created to honor his memory. Following the golf, a reception was held in the clubhouse. Chris Cark and Paul Clark graciously […]

Tom Martin, hockey legend, business owner, dies at 79


Tom “Red” Martin, a former U.S. Olympian and New England ice hockey legend who went on to excel both in the business world and in the game of life, passed away on Thursday, July 27, at the age of 79. A longtime resident of Canton, Martin is perhaps best known locally as the founder and […]

MassDevelopment funds expansion of Cox Engineering

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MassDevelopment has issued a $6.3 million tax-exempt bond for Cox Engineering Company and related affiliates, a Canton business that designs, fabricates, and installs HVAC piping and sheet metal ductwork. Cox Engineering will use bond proceeds to buy and renovate a 73,000-square-foot building in Randolph for manufacturing. The company will also use proceeds to buy and […]

Local accounting firm promotes ‘backpack challenge’

Gray, Gray & Gray, LLP, a Canton-based accounting and business advisory firm, is partnering with Cradles to Crayons in a back-to-school “backpack challenge” to provide underprivileged families with backpacks filled with the essential items necessary for their children to succeed. Through the Gray, Gray & Gray Charitable Foundation, the firm is donating $1,000 toward the […]

CABI holds Meet and Greet at Dunkin’ Brands HQ

CABI President Brian Mahoney and Dunkin’ Brands VP Jason Maceda

When you are planning an early morning event and want your guests appropriately caffeinated, there is arguably no better place to gather than Dunkin’ Brands headquarters in Canton. The Canton Association of Business & Industry (CABI) was fortunate to have an opportunity to host its June 12 Meet and Greet at Dunkin’s Royall Street office […]

Canton’s Cortizo to lead Whitney Place Assisted Living


SALMON Health and Retirement is pleased to welcome Jorge Cortizo as the executive director of Whitney Place Assisted Living Residences at Sharon, slated to open in September. Cortizo will oversee and manage all operations of the new community, consisting of 88 apartment homes with assisted living and memory care accommodations. A Canton resident, Cortizo has […]

Register’s Corner: Shedding light on solar contracts

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When the spring months roll around, we seem to get a lot closer to Mother Nature. We see our neighbors arranging flower boxes, planting bushes, and watering their lawns.

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