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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 yea...

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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 bl...

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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.

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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: February 20, 2020

Canton Fire Hires New Cadets

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"There is no greater challenge and there is no greater honor than to be in public service." - Condoleeza Rice

Firefighters Joe Palacek, Jordan Turek, Dakota Fisher, Zachary Devitt and Daniel Snyder were sworn in by Mayor Bernabei this morning in ...

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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

Hall of Fame City ice rink

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

Ralph Hay Dealership on September 17th, 1920, City Hall mural

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

Stark County Courthouse

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

Canton, Ohio Public Safety

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

Canton, Ohio Public Safety

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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