Monday, May 13, 2013
Sean Jackman, 24, was arraigned at Boston Medical Center where he recovers from injuries sustained in the Saturday morning crash, which killed the lone passenger in the vehicle. Charges include vehicular homicide and drunk driving.
Sean Jackman, 24, of Stoughton, the driver in Saturday's fatal car crash in Canton, was arraigned Monday on multiple charges, including motor vehicle homicide and drunk driving. Jackman was arraigned at Boston Medical Center, where he remains hospitalized following the single car crash, which killed the lone passenger in the vehicle, Evan Bard, a junior at Curry College. At the request of Assistant District Attorney Melissa Brooks, Jackman was held on $500,000 cash bail, according to a release from the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office. Stoughton District Court Judge Richard Savignano presided over the arraignment. Jackman pled not guilty to charges of motor vehicle homicide, operating under the influence, speeding and marked …
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Sean Jackman, 24, is expected to be arraigned Monday at Boston Medical Center, where he is hospitalized with injuries received in an early Saturday morning crash in Canton.
A Stoughton man, who police say was driving the car involved in an early Saturday morning crash on Bolivar Street in Canton that killed a Curry College student, is facing several charges, including motor vehicle homicide, wrote Norfolk County District Attorney's Office spokesman David Traub in a Sunday afternoon email to the media. Sean Jackman, 24, has also been charged with operating under the influence, speeding and marked lanes violations, Traub wrote. He is expected to be arraigned Monday morning at Boston Medical Center, where he is hospitalized with injuries received in the crash. Canton police responded to the single car crash Saturday, May 11 at about 12:05 a.m., according to the DA's office. Evan Bard, 20, from Agawam, was killed…
Monday, April 29, 2013
Longtime Stoughton resident Kathleen (Grady) Carolan passed away April 27 at the age of 104. She was a former teacher at St. John's School in Canton.
Monday, April 29
The following is from the Farley Funeral Home website: Kathleen G. (Grady) Carolan, 104, died peacefully at the Copley at Stoughton on Saturday, April 27. She was the wife of the late Vincent H. Carolan. Born in Boston and raised in West Roxbury, she was a graduate of Notre Dame Academy, Class of 1928 in Boston and Trinity College, Class of 1932 in Washington, DC. She was a resident of Stoughton since 1949. Born in 1909, She turned 104 earlier this month, on April 11. Mrs. Carolan was the first permanent lay teacher at St. John's School in Canton. She taught at St. John's for 20 years before retiring 34 years ago. She was a member of the Stoughton Women's Club and Trinity Alumni Association. Mrs. Carolan is survived by her children, …
Friday, April 19, 2013
The Friday afternoon incident turned out to be a false alarm.
A suspicious package found Friday afternoon at Cobbs Corner in Canton turns out to be a gym bag that was left behind, according to Canton Police. The bomb squad was called in, according to Officer Ted Lehan of the Canton Police, to investigate a package found in the vicinity of Rocky's Ace Hardware in the Canton portion of the shopping plaza, right on the Stoughton line. The bomb squad cleared the bag and the situation was deemed to be under control, according to scanner reports. This incident in Cobbs Corner appears to just be a false alarm. The region of course is on heightened alert as authorities continue to search the greater Boston area for the second suspect in the Boston Marathon Bombing. The bomb squad was also called to …
Monday, April 8, 2013
The arrest came during a State Police run sobriety checkpoint Friday on Neponset St. in Canton.
A Stoughton woman was arrested Friday in Canton for allegedly driving drunk, according to a press release from the Massachusetts State Police. The State Police conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Neponset Street in Canton April 5, resulting in the arrest of six people for OUI alcohol and drugs with two criminal summons, according to the release. State Police also issued 88 civil motor vehicle citations. Mia Cancel, 46, of Stoughton, was charged with OUI liquor. Those arrested during the sobriety checkpoint in Canton were expected to appear in Stoughton District Court on Monday, according to the release. State Police also conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Route 3A in Lowell on April 6, resulting in the arrest of 12 people for OUI.
Saturday, March 30, 2013
The incident occurred at Austin's Mobil gas station on Washington Street in Canton shortly after midnight on Friday, police said.
Editor's Note: The following information was obtained through a press statement from the Canton Police Department. Arrests mentioned do not indicate conviction. A Stoughton man was arrested in Canton early Friday morning after he allegedly robbed Austin's Mobil gas station at 2776 Washington Street (Route 138) in Canton near the Interstate 93 interchange, according to an announcement from the Canton Police Department. Carlos Omar Santiago, 35, of Stoughton was arrested without incident. Santiago was arraigned at Stoughton District Court Friday morning on charges of assault to rob, armed assault and battery, and attempt to commit a crime. Police responded to the gas station shortly after midnight on Friday, after receiving a report from…
A look back at restaurant news and comings and goings in the last month from around the area.
We know Stoughton residents don’t just stay in town when they want a night out and a break from cooking. Restaurant coming and goings, new business and the best dishes and recipes are among the items that have appeared on Patch sites around the region over the past month. Below is a look at the restaurant and food stories covered in the past month. *** Corner Cafe in Stoughton Offers Home-Cooked Meals, Friendly Atmosphere Stoughton's Corner Cafe has become a popular dining spot in town, opening at 6 a.m. each morning with a full breakfast menu cooked to order and staying open through lunch. The Corner Cafe features what have to be the biggest pancakes in town, and lunch favorites like "Ed's Stuffy" (fresh clam stuffed with chorizo, …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Frances (White) Brown and Lillian (Swartz) Ring, both formerly of Stoughton, passed away earlier this week.
Wednesday, March 20
The following is from the Schlossberg & Solomon Memorial Chapel website: Frances (White) Brown Frances (White) Brown, of Dedham, formerly of Stoughton and Randolph, passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Irving “Brownie” Brown. Loving mother of Alison Field of Charlotte, NC and Herbert Brown and his wife Debra of Andover. Grandmother of Laura Techman and her husband Michael and great-grandmother of Reece. Dear sister of the late Leonard White and Edwin White. Services at Schlossberg Solomon Memorial Chapel, 824 Washington St. in Canton, on Friday, March 22 at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Sharon Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to a charity of your choice. *** Lillian (Swartz) Ring …
Sunday, March 10, 2013
The subject of today's "Wanted" deals with a pocketbook thief.
Each week, we'll feature a different outstanding criminal case from around the region. Information is courtesy of MassMostWanted.com. If you have any information regarding the case, contact your local police department. Theft - Case No. 130104 February 15, 2013 Canton : Marshalls Dept. Store Case Details: Male entered Department Store wearing a grey hooded zip-up jacket. Subject walked over to the pocketbook area of the store. Subject then proceeded to walk out of the store with approximately 10 Michael Kors pocketbooks with out paying. Got into a silver sedan and drive off. No registration provided. If you have any information about the identity of this person or where they are, please contact: Canton Police Department: (781) 828-1214 x …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Massachusetts native Gina McCarthy is President Obama's nominee to become next administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. She was Stoughton's first town Environmental Officer in the 1980s.
President Barack Obama's nominee to become next administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Gina McCarthy, started her career locally, first in neighboring Canton, and then here in Stoughton as this town's first Environmental Officer. Obama announced during a Monday morning press conference, from the East Room in the White House, that he nominated McCarthy to lead the EPA. She is currently the Assistant Administrator for the EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation. McCarthy grew up in Canton and has degrees from UMass Boston and Tufts University, according to her bio on the Connecticut State website. "She began her career in 1980 as the first full-time Health Agent in the town of Canton, Massachusetts," her bio states. "After …