Category archives for: Man About Canton

MAC: Tragic Accidents in Canton

Did you know … As most of us know by now, in what can only be called tragic, freak accidents, two Cantonites both died during last week’s snowstorm. Kaleigh Kenyon, age 6, an adorable, red-headed kindergarten student at the Luce School, and Tommy Gunning, age 48, a husband and father of three sons who was […]

MAC: Canton planners not showing up

Did you know … It appears that the Canton Planning Board may have an attendance problem. According to a recent review of members’ attendance records, the five-member board has had perfect attendance at just 12 of its 39 public hearings since mid April 2014, when newest member Michael Mitcheroney was elected. Tori McClain, elected in […]

Man About Canton: More Deer Hunting

Did you know … The final numbers are in from the first deer hunt in the 122-year history of the Blue Hills Reservation. Over four days, hunters killed 64 deer, 47 of them female. State wildlife officials praised the hunt as a success, saying the effort will thin the growing population by at least 120 […]

Man About Canton: Happy New Year 2016

Did you know… At midnight on December 31, 2015, an old and decrepit Father Time, representing the year 2015, will come to an end. For some, it will be a happy passing, while others will be sad about it. For many, it is a time to make a lot of New Year’s resolutions, most of […]

Man About Canton: Merry Christmas

Did you know … Now that Santa Claus has read his mail, made his list, and checked it twice, he and his sleigh are ready to deliver tons of presents to those who didn’t pout or cry and have been good. As usual, his loaded sleigh will be powered for his worldwide trek by his […]

Man About Canton: Canton’s Famous Weatherman

Did you know … As we all know, Canton High School has turned out some fine young men and women into the world. One of those is Lee Goldberg, a member of the CHS Class of 1990. Lee is currently the chief meteorologist for WABC-TV Channel 7 in New York, where he anchors Eyewitness News […]

Man About Canton: Xaverian Connections

Did you know … Michael Pina, a former Canton resident and grandson of Bobby Trayers of Canton, was the standout senior quarterback that led the Xaverian Brothers High School football team to an undefeated 13-0 season and to the Division 1 Super Bowl championship with a convincing 44-14 win over Central Catholic. Pina threw three […]

Man About Canton: News Around Us

Did you know … EMC Corporation of Hopkinton was recently sold to the Dell Company of Round Rock, Texas, for the unheard of price of $67 billion. It was the largest acquisition ever in the technology industry. EMC, founded in 1979, has over 9,700 Massachusetts employees. The deal brings uncertainty to the neighboring towns of […]

Man About Canton: Nov. 19 Preview

Did you know … The town of Canton is located in eastern Massachusetts and is bordered by Sharon and Stoughton on the south; Randolph and Milton on the east and northeast; Dedham, Westwood, and Norwood on the west; and Boston on the north. General Richard Gridley was appointed by George Washington as the first general […]

Man About Canton: Stop Signs Legal?

Did you know … MAC recently received an email from one of his readers, which stated the following: “It appears that all of the stop signs scattered around town to ‘calm traffic’ do not meet any of the standards and should be removed … They are not to be used to control speed.” Also included […]

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