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Success Express networking group welcomes CPD officers

Lt. Charles Rae and SROs Ensley Cotard and Jonathan McCourt present at a recent Success Express meeting.

The Canton Police Department gave a presentation to the Success Express business group at Blue Hill Country Club on Thursday, November 9. Lt. Charles Rae and school resource officers Ensley Cotard and Jonathan McCourt explained how they team up with school administrators and staff to improve safety. They shared details on protocols and drills that […]

Bank of Canton donates $10K to Canton Food Pantry

Bank of Canton board member and Canton resident Brian Fitzgerald presents a food donation and $10,000 check to Canton Food Pantry Co-Director Mary Buckley and volunteer Joyce Christino (left). Fitzgerald was joined by fellow Bank of Canton board members James Downey and Linda Wirta, also of Canton.

Bank of Canton made a $10,000 cash donation last week to the Canton Food Pantry, which included the annual proceeds of the bank’s Town Card credit card program. The donation will help provide Canton residents with basic necessities and healthy meals this winter. “Wintertime hits our clients the hardest,” said Canton Food Pantry Co-Director Mary […]

Phoenix Electric honored as ‘Manufacturer of the Year’

State Rep. Jeff Roy (D-Franklin), Steve Simo and Meredith Cook of Phoenix Electric, and State Rep. Bill Galvin (D-Canton)

Phoenix Electric Corporation of Canton recently received a Manufacturer of the Year award at a State House ceremony. The company was nominated by State Representative Bill Galvin (D-Canton). Phoenix manufactures custom switchgear products for power transmission and distribution companies. They employ over 80 people in Canton, where they design and manufacture products that are used […]

Local Pilates studio celebrates 15th anniversary

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Featuring talk by award-winning journalist Rev. Liz Walker Mind-body fitness expert Shelia Donovan, the owner of Shelia Donovan Pilates Studio, is celebrating her 15th year at the studio with a Client Appreciation Day Open House that will include free classes and a talk by Reverend Liz Walker. The open house will begin at 8 a.m. […]

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 […]

Teamsters 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

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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 […]

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