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Bank of Canton CEO named NVCC Business Person of the Year

Bank of Canton President/CEO Stephen P. Costello (2nd from left) with state Rep. John Rogers (left), 2015 Business Person of the Year John Carroll, and NVCC President Tom O’Rourke (Photo courtesy of Matt McKee Photography)

Bank of Canton President and CEO Stephen P. Costello has been named the 2016 Business Person of the Year by the Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce. In his letter of congratulations to Mr. Costello, NVCC President Tom O’Rourke wrote, “This award is presented to an individual whose personal guidance and leadership have made a positive contribution […]

Register of Deeds: When Hollywood comes to town

L-R: Registry staff members Rich Kennedy and Claire Martin, Robert Downey Jr., and Norfolk County Register William O’Donnell

Lights! Cameras! Action! It’s safe to say that for most people, those three buzzwords do not conjure up thoughts of the Norfolk County Registry of Deeds. After all, what is so alluring to Hollywood about a building that contains 5 million real estate documents?

MatchingDonors flips Canton property

After the renovations, a Canton-based nonprofit that matches patients with organ donors, recently completed a successful property flip in Canton through its RealEstate4Kidneys program. The program, originally launched in conjunction with Canton real estate agent Joel Pratt of JL Pratt Realtors, has raised more than $1 million through the acquisition and renovation of distressed properties. Another local […]

New Canton rink blends high-end touches with hometown feel

The red rink features a Canton logo at center ice. (Michelle Stark photo)

It went from approval to completion in just over one year’s time, and in a matter of months it has already started to feel like home. For the local hockey community, that seems to be the prevailing sentiment toward the new Canton Ice House

Canton rehab doubles in size to assist more patients

Journey Forward founder Dan Cummings with Denna Laing, former professional women’s hockey player with the Boston Pride of the NWHL. Laing suffered a severe spinal cord injury at last year’s Outdoor Women’s Classic at Gillette Stadium.

Journey Forward, a paralysis rehabilitation facility founded in 2008 by spinal cord injury survivor Dan Cummings, recently moved its operation to a new location in Canton to accommodate the growing demand for client services. The nonprofit organization’s workspace, located across the street at 5 Shawmut Road, is now double the size, expanding from 6,000 to […]

Vets agent honored as BH Bank Hometown Hero

This photo of Tony Andreotti in front of Canton's war monuments will be featured in the 2017 Blue Hills Bank Hometown Heroes calendar.

Canton Veterans Agent Tony Andreotti has been named one of 12 Hometown Heroes for 2017 by Blue Hills Bank, a full-service community bank headquartered in Hyde Park. Andreotti, a lifelong Canton resident who has dedicated the past 15 years to serving and honoring local veterans and their families, is featured in the bank’s fifth annual […]

Canton biotech firm welcomes Rep. Joe Kennedy III


On Monday, November 21, Congressman Joe Kennedy III visited the Canton headquarters of Organogenesis Inc., a global leader in advanced wound care innovation and technologies, to tour its research and development labs and manufacturing facilities, meet with employees, and learn about biotechnology solutions that are improving the lives of millions of Americans battling non-healing, chronic […]

Global health care company could be headed to Canton


The Board of Selectmen and Town Counsel Paul DeRensis are negotiating with Fresenius Kabi, a global health care company based in Germany, to open a new facility at 20 Dan Road in Canton, the site of the former Copley Controls Co., which left the town five years ago. The enticement for the company is a […]

‘New’ Blue Hill CC aims to broaden appeal

The clubhouse at Blue Hill Country Club is undergoing extensive renovations. (Blue Hill CC Facebook photo)

  Blue Hill Country Club has been part of the Canton community since 1925. Hundreds of people pass by its golf courses and pool daily, perhaps not realizing that while the property was designed to be a members-only facility, the new owners, Concert Golf Partners, are hosting events that are open to the public while […]

Canton businesses awarded state safety training grants


State Representative Bill Galvin (D-Canton) is pleased to announce that FM Generator and Timberline Construction, which are both located in Canton, are receiving grants from the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development‘s Occupational Safety Health Education and Training Program. These trainings aim to prevent workplace injuries by promoting healthy and safe work environments. FM […]

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