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Gifts of local history available at Canton Historical Society

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Visit the Canton Historical Society during their open house on the next three Sundays in December from 1-4 p.m. and pick up a holiday gift of Canton history for a friend or family member. Items available for purchase include limited edition lithographs of the Canton Viaduct, old maps of the town, several books by local […]

BHRTS renovation project achieves key milestone

The long-awaited school renovation project at Blue Hills Regional Technical School in Canton took a critical step forward on November 13, announced Superintendent James Quaglia. As of that date, all of the school’s nine district towns, including Canton

Canton zip-line park announces plan to relocate

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

Embroiled in a zoning dispute with their neighbors and faced with the prospect of shutting down operations after a successful first year and a half of business, the owners of a Canton-based outdoor adventure park have come up with a new plan that they believe could be a win for all sides. Working in conjunction […]

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 […]

Town enters planning phase to chart course for future

The town of Canton is in the midst of planning for the future needs of the town through the creation of three plans: the Master Plan, the Open Space and Recreation Plan/Comprehensive Trails Master Plan, and the Earl Newhouse Waterfront Master Plan. The three plans are in different stages of development, with completion of the […]

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 […]

Trooper with local ties stands up to Mass. State Police

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The head of the Massachusetts State Police abruptly retired on Friday and the state attorney general’s office has launched an investigation following an explosive allegation of special treatment and possible conspiracy in a case involving a judge’s daughter and a young state trooper who was reportedly just trying to do the right thing. Trooper Ryan […]

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 […]

CHS raises nearly $10K for new stage lights

L-R: CHS Principal Derek Folan, Drama Club Advisor Katie Brobst, Bank of Canton Assistant Manager Mary Czyras, Drama Club President Kimmie Wong, Bank of Canton Branch Manager Geri Ryan, Drama Club VP Tyler Czyras, Drama Club Secretary Amanda Romano, and Drama Club Treasurer Jake Sockett

Canton High School recently unveiled a new LED stage lighting system, funded largely by $2,500 donations from Bank of Canton, MusicCounts! and the CHS Alumni Association. Two anonymous parents donated the remaining funds. The new LED units were installed in the CHS auditorium earlier this month and will be used to light the CHS Drama […]

Decision looming on fate of Canton zipline park

A contentious legal battle over the future of TreeTop Adventures — Canton’s popular new outdoor zipline park located on property owned by the Irish Cultural Centre — could be decided as soon as the middle of next month after the town’s zoning board heard arguments from both sides of the issue at an appeal hearing […]

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