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Fundraisers approach for Lights on Canton: Wizards basketball, commerative bricks

Tickets are still on sale for the benefit basketball game at Canton High on Tuesday, January 10, when the Harlem Wizards take on an all-star team of Canton teachers at 7 p.m. at the high school. Proceeds will benefit the Lights on Canton initiative to raise $250,000 to install permanent lights around the turf fieldContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Lights on Canton gets $5,000 donation from Canton Youth Soccer

Lights On Canton, a subcommittee of the Canton Booster Club working to raise $250,000 to install permanent lights at the turf field and track and field complex at Canton High, has received their first major donation. Canton Youth Soccer has donated $5,000 to the committee. In November, the Canton Planning and Zoning Commission approved permanentContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton P&Z approves permanent lights at Canton High field

CANTON, Nov. 16 — Canton’s Planning and Zoning Commission has approved a proposal to install permanent lights around the synthetic turf field and track and field complex at Canton High School. Four 80-foot poles will provide the lights. The permit will allow up to 25 games a year with the lights being turned off byContinue Reading

Polls open until 8 p.m. to allow you to cast your ballot

Tuesday is Election Day across our great country. Don’t forget to make your voice heard by casting your vote. Click on the respective link to see where you need to vote in Avon. In Canton, all voting is done at Canton High School now. The polls are open until 8 p.m. Click on the respectiveContinue Reading

Council moves project to install two turf fields at Avon High to BOE for review

AVON, Nov. 3 – The town of Avon continues to move forward with a proposal to install a synthetic turf field at Avon High School. The Avon Town Council endorsed a $4.6 million proposal to upgrade athletic facilities at Avon High School Thursday night and will forward the initiative to the Board of Education forContinue ReadingContinue Reading

P&Z in Canton continues hearing on lights at high school field until Nov. 16

CANTON, Nov. 2 – The Canton Planning and Zoning Commission heard public comments Wednesday night about a proposal to install permanent lights surrounding the synthetic turf field at Canton High School and voted to continue the public hearing until Wednesday, Nov. 16, according to a story in Canton Compass. The Compass reports that it wouldContinue Reading

Town Council to consider $4.6 million proposal for 2 turf fields, new track facility

AVON, Nov. 1 — On Thursday evening, the Avon Town Council will consider a $4.6 million proposal from Town Manager Brandon Robertson to lay down a synthetic turf field, construct a new track and field facility and bleachers on the site of the current Avon High football field and track along with laying down a syntheticContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Planning and Zoning to consider proposal for lights around Canton field

CANTON, Nov. 1 – The Planning and Zoning Commission will host a public hearing on Wednesday night to consider a proposal to install permanent lights at Canton High’s synthetic turf and track and field facility. The proposal calls for lights on four 80-foot high poles with an estimated cost of $230,000 according to the Canton Compass.Continue Reading

Thousands visit Collinsville for annual Halloween parade fun

CANTON, Oct. 29 – The streets of Collinsville were crowded Saturday night with thousands of ghouls, goblins and ghosts for the 23rd annual Collinsville Halloween parade. Children and parents dressed up in costume to celebrate Halloween on a beautiful autumn evening. Along with the parade there were outstanding dancing performances from performers from D.A.N.C.E. by Kristin,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Informational meeting on proposed Canton lights will be Tuesday night

CANTON, Oct. 24 – An informational meeting on the Canton Board of Education’s proposal to install permanent lights around the football and track and field complex at the high school will be on Tuesday, October 25, at 7 p.m. in the Canton Community Center in Room B. Residents with questions can contact Lisa Jones, interimContinue ReadingContinue Reading