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Posted on: December 1, 2019

Canton Comeback

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By Dan Shingler at Crain's Cleveland Business

Downtown Canton isn't quite bustling, but there's a definite air of optimism, with people moving into new luxury apartments, a major new hotel and events center slated for next year, and potentially more reside...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Canton ice rink set to open in November

Hall of Fame City ice rink

The Hall of Fame City Ice Rink is scheduled to open Nov. 27, weather permitting.

“We are delighted to open the rink for the fourth season in a row,” Mayor Thomas Bernabei stated in a news release.

The city operates the rink in the 200 block of Tuscarawas St...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Ground broken for Centennial Plaza

Centennial Plaza artist rendition

Construction of the city’s centerpiece officially has begun.

After years of adjustments to the plans and cost for Centennial Plaza, city and community leaders shoveled dirt at a ceremonial groundbreaking Tuesday.

“This is a new beginning,” Mayor Thomas Bern...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Canton’s innovation district now open

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It’s about the “ecosystem.”

The term was interspersed in conversations at an open house for the innovation district headquarters Thursday evening. Representatives from the city of Canton and business and development groups gat...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

The City of Canton's New Web Site

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On December 10, 2019, the City of Canton has switched to a new Web Site.

The old Content Management System (CMS) that the City had been using was a heck of a work horse for over 11 years, it was written in-house by the City's programmers in the Information...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Website Personalization Now Available!

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By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see mos...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Website Personalization Now Available!

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Canton Greats

Birth of the NFL sculpture by artist Michael Clapper

Canton is rich with history thanks to the men and women that helped to put our great city on the map. From athletes to inventors, to scientists, these influential individuals helped mold Canton into a city known both nationally and globally.

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Visitors

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The City of Canton is home to a wide variety of events, festivals, activities, and attractions that make it a great tourist destination for the whole family.

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

History of Canton

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Founded in 1805, Canton originally functioned as a prominent manufacturing center which expanded during the turn of the century due to industrialization and the addition of railroad lines.

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Traffic Signals & Lighting

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The Traffic Signal and Lighting Division is responsible for the maintenance of traffic signals and decorative street lights which are located throughout the City. Visit the Division page to report a problem or sign up for alerts.

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Fire Department History

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On July 22, 1822, the President of the Town of Canton authorized, and required to be enrolled, a suitable number of persons who would become members of the Fire Company of Canton. This was the inception of the Canton Fire Department.

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Police Department History

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Although Canton was founded in 1805 by the late Bezaleel Wells, its first chief of police was not appointed until almost a century later in 1903. The first man to hold this job was Fred S. McCloud.

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