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Canton boys get back onto the floor and clamp down on another opponent

CANTON, March 7 – The Canton High boys basketball team got back to playing the sport they love on Tuesday night. The last time that the Warriors were on the court they dropped a hard-fought one-point loss to Hartford Classical in the semifinals of the NCCC Tournament. Canton nearly erased an 11-point lead in theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon students, police, fire department raise money for CT Children’s Hospital

Students at Avon High faced the Avon Police and Fire Departments in a successful basketball tournament on Saturday, raising nearly $500 for Vie for the Kids, the clinical trials program at the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford. The mission of the program is to fund cancer clinical trials treatment and research at Connecticut Children’sContinue Reading

In Avon, students and athletes celebrate the joy of playing basketball

AVON, Jan. 21 – It’s becoming quite a tradition at Avon High and it’s getting a bit bigger each year. The fourth annual For the Love of the Game contest was held Saturday afternoon with members of the Avon High boys basketball team and the Avon High girls basketball team playing a contest with fellowContinue ReadingContinue Reading

What do people in Avon think of inauguration of Trump as president?

What do people in Avon think of the inauguration of Donald J. Trump as president on Friday? The Connecticut Mirror is in the midst of a tour of the state interviewing residents to learn about their thoughts about Trump’s election as president. The Mirror visited Avon this week. In Avon, a feeling of unease lingersContinue Reading

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