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


Due to weather and flooding conditions Westwood has closed Dedham St @ Canton Street. Motorist should expect delays and seek alternate routes

Due to heavy rainfall and resulting flooding across Canton
the Canton Board of Selectmen has called a State of Emergency.   All appropriate Town Departments are taking every precaution to ensure public safety.   In areas that are low lying and have dams as part of any nearby water body, special care should be given when travel is absolutely necessary, as roadways in some areas of Town are now flooded, and in some limited cases not passable.   

   The Town’s structural engineer is conducting evaluations of key water containment structures throughout the Town.   Department of Public Works, Police and Fire Departments are actively responding and assisting residents during this storm event. 

   In the event of a true emergency please call 911.   The Town will remain vigilant in its response efforts and will be on top of the changing conditions throughout the day and into this evening.   All non Emergency calls related to the storm should be directed to 781 821 5000. The Town website will provide periodic updates  



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