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Phone scammers posing as sheriff’s office personnel

Norfolk County Sheri­ff Michael G. Bellotti issued a bulletin last week warning about a number of telephone scams targeting residents of Norfolk County. In recent weeks the Norfolk Sheriff’s Office has received dozens of calls from county residents who have received calls from fraudulent scam artists purporting to be deputy sheriffs. The individuals identify themselves […]

CPD stays busy with community outreach efforts

Ice cream is a traditional summer treat, and no one knows that better than Canton Police Chief Kenneth Berkowitz. “Everybody likes free ice cream,” he said. The chief and several officers delivered the cold treat to the Arthur Pappas Rehabilitation Hospital for Children, formerly the Massachusetts Hospital School, last Wednesday evening as part of the […]

Two displaced, firefighter injured in Endicott Street fire

Two residents of an Endicott Street home are receiving aid from the American Red Cross after their house was significantly damaged in a fire last week. The two-alarm fire broke out around 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 13. One firefighter suffered a minor injury but was not transported to the hospital, according to Fire Lt. […]

Resident complaints put MV speeding on town’s radar

The frequency and severity of motor vehicle speeding has recently surfaced as a hot-button issue across Canton, with the Board of Selectmen seemingly addressing a different trouble spot each meeting, from “cut-through” streets such as Wentworth Road and Lawrence Street, to the usual high-volume traffic locations such as Dedham, Bolivar, and Washington streets. The Citizen […]

CPD officers thwart attempted burglary at demo site

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Three Canton police officers are being praised by their superiors for their efforts in thwarting an apparent burglary in progress at a demolition site in Canton last week. The incident occurred around 7:15 p.m. on Thursday, July 21. Deputy Police Chief Helena Rafferty said police initially received a call for an open door at an […]

Canton officers aid Boston Police in firearms arrest

Two Canton police officers aided Boston police last week in arresting two Boston residents — one on firearm-related charges and the other on an outstanding warrant issued in connection with a non-fatal shooting that occurred last August in Roxbury. The incident occurred around 2:45 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12. Deputy Police Chief Helena Rafferty said […]

Traffic concerns resurface in Wentworth neighborhood

In an effort to address speeding and traffic concerns on Ridge Hill Road, selectmen voted to approve a ‘no right turn’ at the intersection with Wentworth Road that takes effect as soon as the DPW installs the sign. At a public hearing Tuesday night, selectmen heard from many Ridge Hill Road residents who said they […]

Police team up to make stolen MV arrest

A call to the police station for erratic driving on Green Street led to the arrest of a Boston man on motor vehicle theft charges on Sunday, July 10. Police received the call around 2 p.m. and dispatched Officer Tim Taylor to the scene. Taylor ran the license plate and discovered that the car had […]

Fire & Police News: EMTs treat two overdose victims

  Jamie Meier, EMS coordinator for the Canton Fire Department, reported that EMTs successfully administered Narcan to two overdose victims last week. One victim was a male non-resident in his 30s and the other was a Canton woman in her 20s. Firefighters free worker trapped in elevator Firefighters were called to the Brightview senior living […]

CAASA Report: CFD responds to 2nd overdose death

The Canton Fire Department reported an overdose fatality last week — a male in his 30s. It was the town’s second drug-related fatality since the start of 2016. In other substance abuse news, the Canton Alliance Against Substance Abuse continues its series on the newly signed STEP Act — an act relative to Substance Use […]

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