Canton - Massachusetts
Due to the holiday, municipal offices will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014. Offices will be open for business on Tuesday, September 2, 2014...Work on the Shepard Pond Dam will begin during the week of August 25, 2014...Weather permitting; the Canton Water Department will conduct eight weeks of day time hydrant flushing. Flushing will be conducted Monday thru Friday  between 7:30 am and 2:30 pm during the weeks of September 1st thru October 20th....The Department of Environmental Protection is requiring non–essential outdoor water use to be prohibited between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. through Oct. 1st...Pleasant Street Paving project on going road work will continue from July 23rd to August 15th...The temporary use drop off of white goods, burnable bulk and household rubbish overflow that cannot fit in new trash cart, can be dropped off at Hudson Road ( left off of Shawmut) on paved cul-de-sac.  Individual containers for each type of these items will be made available. Residents are asked to place these items inside appropriate containers. Leaving any item outside of containers is prohibited...

Press Release


Downtown Streetscape project

Town of Canton is announcing the restart of the Downtown Streetscape Project’s final phase. Startup is scheduled for on or about April 1.   It is expected the project will be completed on or about September 30th,  

The Canton Public Works Department will be overseeing the Washington Street “sidewalk and street rehabilitation” project. This work will be ongoing for approximately four weeks along Washington Street, between Ridge Hill Road and Pecunit Street. Funding for the project will be provided for by the State under the Chapter 90 roads program.  Please see Streetscape Project tab below, for more important contact information including; specifically assigned staff available to assist the public with any questions and or issues that may come up.   

Please note: in order to accomplish the completion of all work, traffic will be impacted in the Downtown.  As a result, all motorists are asked to be aware of this work and to expect delays.   The Town of Canton appreciates the cooperation and patience of everyone, especially the businesses located in downtown Canton.   


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