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Obituary: Anthony Michael La marca

La Marca, Anthony "T.T." Michael Of Canton, July 10, 2014. Age 97. Beloved husband of 63 years to Maria (Bruno) LaMarca. Devoted son of the late Alfonse and Clorinda (Fevalo) LaMarca. Dear brother of the late Gloria, Carlo, Alfred, Armando and Orlando LaMarca. He is also survived by his many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and nephews, cousins and extended family. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial in Celebration of Tony's Life on Monday morning at 10:30 a.m. at Saint John the Evangelist Church, Canton. Interment with Honors will follow at Saint Mary's Cemetery in Canton. The LaMarca Family will welcome guests at the Roache-Pushard Family Funeral Home, 210 Sherman Street, CANTON, on Sunday from ...
Friends of the Blue Hills

Cleaning the Park by Updating the Bottle Bill

The Friends of the Blue Hills is working with a statewide coalition to update the state bottle bill. Updating the bottle bill would increase recycling and help clean up the Blue Hills – and all our parks. The current return bottle law has been successful for those containers that it covers. Eighty percent of the bottles and cans covered under the current bottle bill are recycled. But since the bill passed in 1982 we’ve started to use many new kinds of bottles that are not covered under the law, like water and sports bottles. Only 20 percent of these new [...]
Friends of the Blue Hills

Advocating for Park Resources

The Friends of the Blue Hills is part of a statewide coalition of environmental groups called the Environmental Collaborative.  As part of this coalition, we advocate for statewide policies that help the Blue Hills, such as increased funding for environmental agencies.  We are particularly interested in making sure the agency that manages the Blue Hills (the Department of Conservation and Recreation) has adequate funding. Here’s an update on the 2014 budget.   Photo credit: Alison Fox, Canton
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Obituary: David L. Farrow

FARROW, David L. Age 67 of Canton July 5th. Beloved husband of Martina (Fahy). Father of Robert A. Farrow and his wife Missy of Franklin, David L. Farrow, Jr. and his wife Tracy of Norwood, Deborah A. Mancuso and her husband Eric of Weymouth and Mary E. Ambroceo and her husband Bobby of Walpole. Brother of Mark of MD and Nancy of Hyde Park. Grandfather of Rylee, Brett, Tyler, Emma, Michael, Meghan, Nicholas, Aiden, Cole and Nathan. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visiting hours at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washington St. Canton Wednesday 4-8 pm. Funeral Mass at St. Gerard Majella Church Canton Thursday morning at 10. Burial Canton Corner Cemetery. Navy Veteran of the ...
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Obituary: Paul F. Keenan

KEENAN, Paul F. Of Canton, July 6th. Beloved husband of Clare A. (Rich). Relatives and friends invited to attend a Funeral Mass at St. Gerard Majella Church, Canton, Thursday at 12 noon. For complete notice and arrangements please refer to the funeral home website. 828-0811
Friends of the Blue Hills

How Many Deer are there in the Blue Hills?

The deer population in the Blue Hills is ten times the desired levels for this region, according to the Department of Fish and Wildlife Last month, the Department of Conservation and Recreation and the Department of Fish and Wildlife released the results of the first site-specific study of deer population in the Blue Hills. The Division of Fisheries and Wildlife deer density goal for the Blue Hills is 6 – 8 deer per square mile. The DFW’s conservative estimate of deer density in the Blue Hills Reservation is 85 deer per square mile. The estimated deer population is about 10 [...]
Friends of the Blue Hills

Go Out and Play: Check Every day!

Over 300 fourth grade ‘Future Problem Solvers’ from Milton public schools helped their community reduce Lyme disease this spring. Friends of the Blue Hills teamed up with Milton Public Health Director Carolyn Kinsella to introduce students to the signs and symptoms of Lyme disease and how the increase in Lyme disease has been linked to the declining health of our forests. Students then shared what they learned by designing posters to help educate the community. Above poster by Madeleine Miller: below by Caroline Cannata.  
Canton Citizen

Wild win vs. Holbrook propels Post 24 into playoff picture

The Canton American Legion Post 24 baseball team rebounded last week with a 4-2 record and remerged as a playoff contender. However, Canton (6-8) will still have to overtake two other teams, Holbrook (9-5) and Stoughton (8-7), in order to have a chance at one of the four playoff spots in the division. There were [...]
Canton Citizen

Van Meter, Dale L.

The Reverend Dale L. Van Meter, retired social worker, teacher and minister, died peacefully in his home in Sharon on June 27, 2014, following a brief illness. He was 94 years old and had lived a diverse, full life; he will be greatly missed by many. Born in Ohio, he is the son of the [...]
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Obituary: Edward J. Kulik

KULIK, Edward J. Of Canton, formerly of Quincy and Dorchester, died June 27, 2014 at the age of 86. Edward worked as a fossil fuel mechanic for Boston Edison Mystic Station for 37 years, retiring in 1991. He was a graduate of South Boston High School, class on 1945 and served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was the husband of the late Noreen (Fennell) Kulik. Loving father Edward J. Kulik, Jr. of Centerville, Judith Anne MacSweeney & husband Jim of Canton, and William R. Kulik and wife Michelle of Pembroke. Devoted Papa of Brian and Erica MacSweeney and Peter Kulik. Brother of the late Nellie Wiech, Joseph Kulik, Stella Domurat, Benny Kulik, Henry Kulik, Ida Sestak and Walter ...
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Obituary: Dorothy E. O'brien

O'BRIEN, Dorothy E. A resident of Canton for over 50 years died after a long illness. She was 94 years old. Devoted wife of the late Edward M. OBrien. Loving mother of Robert OBrien of Canton and the late Patricia OBrien. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. John the Evangelist Church, 700 Washington St., Canton, Wednesday July 2, 2014 at 10:30 AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours omitted. Interment Canton Corner Cemetery. Pushard Family Funeral Home 781-828-2929
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Obituary: Demetra Dimitroula Karakostas

Karakostas, Demetra Dimitroula (Terniotis) Of Canton June 27, 2014. Beloved wife of Emilios Karakostas. Loving mother of Theodore Karakostas of Canton, Maria Brebos and her husband George of Athens, Loving yaya of Demetri Brebos, Dear sisiter of Aristidis Terniotis and Maria Kaligeri of Greece and Kostas Karakostas of Randolph. Also survived by many relatives and friends. Visiting hours Monday, June 30th at St. Catherine Greek Orthodox Church, 119 Common St., Braintree, from 5 to 8 pm Funeral services and burial will be in Athens Greece. Donations in Demetra memory may be made to the above named Church building fund or to Mass General Hospital Development Office ALS Research, ATTN Shaw Fitzgibbons, 165 Cambridge St., Suite 1310. Boston, MA 02114 would ...
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