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Officials: Canton poised to survive Reebok departure

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

There was a widespread feeling of shock and disappointment across Canton last Thursday as residents awoke to the news that Reebok, one of the town’s biggest and most high-profile corporate neighbors, would be departing its Royall Street headquarters for the greener — and apparently younger and trendier — pastures of Boston. Even the town’s top […]

Humboldt Truck Pull raises $14K for Special Olympics

Contestants compete in the 2016 Humboldt Truck Pull at the Irish Cultural Centre.

On Sunday, October 16, Canton-based moving company Humboldt Storage and Moving held its fifth annual Humboldt Truck Pull to benefit Special Olympics Massachusetts. This year, the event was held at the Irish Cultural Centre in Canton. Over $14,000 was raised by Truck Pull participants and spectators. Since its inception, the event has raised close to […]

12th Reebok road race pays big dividends to community

Young runners eagerly await the start of the race on the Reebok track. (Mike Berger photo)

Everyone came up a winner as the 12th annual Reebok Canton Road Race drew nearly 700 runners from all over the Greater Boston area Sunday morning, September 25. The race was held at Reebok headquarters on a sunny, slightly windy, 50-degree day and was hosted by the Canton Association of Business and Industry (CABI). CABI […]

Bridal expo coming to Canton Town Club October 2


Cloud Nine Weddings will host a bridal expo for all brides-to-be at the Canton Town Club on Sunday, October 2, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kristine Norton, who books functions at the Canton Town Club, and Lea Coughlin of Coughlin Photography of Walpole, have coordinated a program that includes several local vendors. The first […]

Brightview Senior Living dedicates land to town

Brightview Canton, a new senior living community on Turnpike Street, opened its doors in July.

Brightview Canton, Brightview Senior Living’s seventh community in Massachusetts, will hold a land dedication event and luncheon on Wednesday, September 14, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. “Thirteen acres of open space and parkland contiguous to the site of Brightview Canton will be dedicated to the town of Canton,” said Len Hartwell, executive director. “We […]

Bank of Canton funds new signs for senior housing

Canton Housing Authority Executive Director Mark Roy (left) stands with Bank of Canton President and CEO Stephen P. Costello and CHA Board Chairman John McSweeney (right) next to one of the new signs.

The town of Canton’s senior living facilities recently received new exterior signs, paid for by a $6,500 donation from Bank of Canton. The Canton Housing Authority installed the new signs earlier this month at Newell Hagan Court, Julius Rubin Court, and Hemenway School Apartments. “We’re extremely pleased with the new signs,” said Mark Roy, executive […]

City of Boston CU sponsors Putts & Punches tourney

L-R: CBCU board members Neil McGonagle and Greg Rooney, Shawn Thornton, CBCU board members Tom Tinlin and Tim Smyth, and CBCU CEO Dan Trombley

City of Boston Credit Union has stepped up as the title sponsor for this year’s Putts & Punches for Parkinson’s Golf Tournament. The tournament, created and hosted by Shawn Thornton of the Florida Panthers, formerly of the Boston Bruins, was held on Monday, August 8. Proceeds from the event, now in its seventh year, are […]

New outdoor climbing park opens at ICCNE

Dillon Anderson, 16, tests out one of the trails during Friends & Family Day on Friday, June 1. (Michelle Stark photo)

Molly and Chris ‘Topher’ Kerr have just a few basic rules for guests who choose to spend some time at their place: wear closed-toed shoes, check the fitting of your harness, and secure your carabiner to a life line. Once that is done, visitors are invited to ride a zip line, cross a swinging rope […]

Developer outlines plans for hotel on Route 138

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

There appears to be no end in sight to the recent hotel boom in Canton, with a Hilton Garden Inn slated to join the existing Homewood Suites on Royall Street and now a Best Western apparently in the works on Route 138. While the former hotel has obtained all of the necessary approvals and is […]

Premier Fence celebrates grand opening in Canton


John Feerick, president and CEO of Premier Fence, announced last week that the company’s grand opening celebration of its new Canton showroom will be held on Friday and Saturday, May 20 and 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1010 Turnpike Street (Rte. 138). On Saturday, May 21, from 1 to 2:30 p.m., New […]

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