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Randolph/Washington redesign plans coming into focus

It appears that the solutions for the redesign of the intersection at Randolph and Washington streets will likely include a clearly marked right-hand turn lane onto Washington Street from Randolph; some kind of a timed traffic light during peak traffic hours; and a realignment of the roadway to engage motorists to make quicker decisions. Those […]

Bridge work to resume at Canton Junction MBTA station

MBTA commuter rail riders may soon see a return to normalcy at the Canton Junction train station now that a construction stoppage has been resolved and a timeline reestablished, according to a spokesman for commuter rail operator Keolis CS. In a statement provided to the Citizen via email, Tory Mazzola, director of public affairs for […]

DCR to Canton: On your own with skating rink

After more than two years of waiting, Canton selectmen finally got an answer from the state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) concerning the fate of a new regional public ice rink and there are mixed results. The good news is that the rink will be located in Canton and not Norwood — either in […]

Parents’ pick: 8th grade to Rodman, preK to elementary


It’s still early in the planning process, but an informal poll of parents attending a public hearing on a new school facilities master plan favored a new grade configuration that would have pre-kindergarten through grade 4 students at each of the elementary schools; grades 5-7 at the Galvin Middle School; grade 8 students at a […]

Facilities plan offers options to reconfigure schools


A private facilities planning firm has recommended three options to the School Committee that involve new grade configurations, including a plan to relocate Canton’s eighth graders to the Rodman building in front of CHS. All three options will be explained to the public at a meeting Thursday, June 15, at 7 p.m. in the CHS cafeteria. […]

News Notes: Police charge 2 in Bank of Canton robbery

Police arrested two suspects in connection with a Bank of Canton robbery that occurred on Monday, June 12, around 4 p.m. at the bank’s Route 138 branch, located at 259 Turnpike Street. Arrested on bank robbery charges were Joseph Parella of Norwood and Kimberly Ginewicz of Malden. Police received a 911 call and responding officers […]

‘Game-changing’ CHS Class of ’17 completes high school journey

Valedictorian Dasol Lee addresses the CHS Class of 2017. (Mike Barucci photo)

This story appears in the Canton Citizen’s annual graduation issue, available now on newsstands. The rains stayed away and the skies above were bold and dream-like as the 217 members of the Canton High School Class of 2017 marked the end of their high school journeys in an emotional and reflective commencement ceremony on the […]

News Notes: CPD to launch ‘positive ticket’ campaign

Police Chief Ken Berkowitz and Lt. Charles Rae have announced a new community outreach initiative that the CPD will be piloting this summer. In an effort to promote positive reinforcement, officers will be on the lookout for citizens doing good deeds and will be issuing a ‘positive ticket,’ along with a gift card to one […]

Local Jimmy Fund Walk team to host Trivia Night

Support finding a cure for cancer one trivia question at a time! On Friday, June 16, the Steps for Life team will hold its third annual Trivia Night fundraiser to benefit the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund for cancer research. The event will be held at the Canton Town Club, 300 Bailey Street […]

BOS to decide on water/sewer rate hikes

Early voting in Canton begins October 24.

Water and sewer costs are likely to increase almost 6 percent for the next fiscal year after a recommendation put forth Tuesday night to selectmen and the Water/Sewer Rate and Policy Committee. Consultant Doug Gardner, president of Pioneer Consulting Group, who has advised the town on utility rates for the past several years, said last […]

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