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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Police Transparency and Guidance Subcommittee being formed in Canton

April 29, 2021, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department in collaboration with the Canton Coalition for Inclusive Communities (CCIC) has developed a new initiative called the Police Transparency and Guidance Subcommittee. This group will opera...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

New Fire Station #2 Opens this Week

March 22, 2021, Canton, MI – This week firefighters began running operations out of their new Fire Station No. 2, located on Warren Road, just west of Haggerty Road.  

The new building replaces the original Station No. 2 built in the early 1970’s,...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Police Department Receives Approval for an Embedded Social Worker Program

March 26, 2021, Canton, MI – The Canton Township Board of Trustees approved the police department for a service contract with Hegira Health for their Embedded Social Worker Program. Led by Township Supervisor Anne Marie Graham-Hudak, the Canton ...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Canton Steps Up Seat Belt Enforcements

November 23, 2020, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department continues to join forces with law enforcement agencies across Michigan by strictly enforcing the state’s seat belt law as part of the national Click It or Ticket campaign.

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Suspect charged with multiple B&E's to local businesses

August 20, 2020, Canton, MI – On Saturday, David Edward Miller, 58 years old from Westland, was arraigned on charges following multiple break-ins to local businesses in Canton.  

Miller’s charges include four counts of Breaking...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Board approves restructure of Public Safety's top administration

July 29, 2020, Canton, MI – Last night, the Canton Board of Trustees approved the reclassification of two Deputy Director positions as a means of restructuring of the Public Safety Department following the retirement of the former Public Safety ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

July Fourth Holiday Use of Fireworks in Canton

June 23, 2020, Canton, MI – The Canton Public Safety Department reminds residents that Michigan law and Canton ordinance state the following in regard to July Fourth holiday fireworks: 

(a)    The discharge of novelties...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Police Accreditation Team Invites Public Comment

June 17, 2020, Canton, MI – On Monday, June 22, 2020, a team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will begin their virtual examination into all aspects of the Canton Police Department&r...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Police Department Issues Statement of Support

June 2, 2020, Canton, MI – Chadwick Baugh, Deputy Director of Police, issues the following statement:

The Canton Police Department stands against injustice and works every day to serve our community.  Like many, we are sickened by the ac...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Canton hosting first Youth Public Safety Academy

May 15, 2017, Canton, MI – The Canton Public Safety Department is hosting a one-week summer program for teens age 13 to 17 years old, providing a fun, interactive learning experience designed to:

  • Teach students about the daily operations of the p...
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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Arts & Heritage

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Canton has a rich history that we are committed to preserving and are privileged to honor. In Canton, we look to where we came from to help shape the community we know today, and to guide our growing community into the future.

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

History of Canton

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The opening of the Erie Canal in 1825 brought settlers from New England. Settlers were met by heavy forests and many animals, including; bear, wolf, lynx, and fox.

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Location and Demographics

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Click on the map for location information, and visit SEMCOG here for current demographics.

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Canton Township Facility Face Mask Requirements

Canton Township Important Facility Face Mask Information

Canton Township recognizes new face mask guidelines have been released by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Office of Governor Whitmer. 

However, for the safety of our employees, Canton Township is still requiring face masks to be worn...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Canton Farmers Market Set To Kick Off Season on May 9

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The Canton Farmers Market will open its regular season on Sunday, May 9, at Preservation Park, located at 500 N. Ridge Road in Canton, MI, with COVID-19 safety guidelines in place to provide a safe and stress-free environment, where shoppers can take adva...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Hydrocorp Continues Testing Residential Irrigation Systems

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Under the Michigan Safe Drinking Water Act, the EGLE institutes rules to protect drinking water and to prevent cross connections that may contaminate public drinking water systems. State law requires all communities to implement a program for removal of A...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Canton Liberty Fest Announcement 2021

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In response to the latest guidelines from State of Michigan public health officials and in an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Canton Township is officially canceling its 2021 Liberty Fest for the second year in a row due to the coronavirus pand...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Canton offers free webinar on how to properly recycle

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In an effort to educate residents on the proper way to recycle, Canton is offering a FREE webinar on what is and is not accepted in our curbside program.  GFL's education specialist will lead the webinar and all attendees will be able to...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Canton Commission For Culture, Arts, & Heritage To Hold “How Do You Spell C.A.N.T.O.N.?” Contest

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The Canton Commission for Culture, Arts, and Heritage invites area residents to participate in its upcoming ‘How Do You Spell C.A.N.T.O.N.?’ Letter Art Photography Contest by entering their original artwork now through September 6, 202...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Canton to conduct a Recycling Quality Improvement Program this spring

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This spring, Canton will be conducting a Recycling Quality Improvement Program to help eliminate contamination in curbside carts.

Contamination occurs when non-recyclables are placed in carts and can include anything from food waste to plastic bags. Recycl...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Canton Parks 2021 Pavilion Rental Information

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Starting Tuesday, February 2, 2021, at 9 a.m., Canton Leisure Services will begin accepting online reservations from Canton residents for its open-air pavilions  located in Heritage Park and Freedom Park, as well as other Canton Park amenities th...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Canton's Water is Safe

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Canton would like to assure all residents and business owners that we take the safety of our water supply system very seriously.

Each year, Canton issues a Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) that gives a detailed analysis about where Canton’s water comes fro...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Pheasant Run Golf Club Face Mask Requirements

Important Pheasant Run Golf Club Message

Pheasant Run Golf Club staff recognizes new face mask guidelines have been released by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Office of Governor Whitmer. 

However, for the safety of our employees, Canton Township is still requiring face mas...

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

Clubhouse

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Check out our grill and pro shop, all part of our golf clubhouse.

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

Outings & Leagues

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A well-orchestrated golf outing is more than a game. It is a powerful business tool that can help you build your business, raise funds for your cause, or boost employee morale. Learn more today by contacting our Pro Shop at 734/397-6460.

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

Play Policies

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Review our policies for play to make sure everyone has a safe and fun time on our course.  For additional information, contact our Pro Shop at 734/397-6460. 

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Canton Leisure Services Face Mask Requirements

CLS Important Face Mask Information

Canton Leisure Services recognizes new face mask guidelines have been released by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Office of Governor Whitmer. 

However, for the safety of our employees, Canton Township is still requiring face masks to...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Canton's Annual Mother/Son Dance To Be Held At Preservation Park

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Moms, Aunts, and Grandmothers can treat the special young men in their lives to an afternoon of fun and dancing at Canton Leisure Services’ Annual Mother/Son Dance, which is scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 22, 2021.  

Spots are ...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Canton Farmers Market Set To Kick Off Season on May 9

Best Canton Farmers Market Regular Season Opener Spotlight

The Canton Farmers Market will open its regular season on Sunday, May 9, at Preservation Park, located at 500 N. Ridge Road in Canton, MI, with COVID-19 safety guidelines in place to provide a safe and stress-free environment, where shoppers can take adva...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

The B.L.O.C.K. Youth and Teen Center To Celebrate 20th Anniversary

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The B.L.O.C.K. Youth & Teen Center, Canton’s premier center for tweens and teens ages 11 to 17, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, as it remembers the thousands of kids who have come through its doors since 2001.  

In an ...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Canton Liberty Fest Announcement 2021

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In response to the latest guidelines from State of Michigan public health officials and in an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Canton Township is officially canceling its 2021 Liberty Fest for the second year in a row due to the coronavirus pand...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Canton Commission For Culture, Arts, & Heritage To Hold “How Do You Spell C.A.N.T.O.N.?” Contest

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The Canton Commission for Culture, Arts, and Heritage invites area residents to participate in its upcoming ‘How Do You Spell C.A.N.T.O.N.?’ Letter Art Photography Contest by entering their original artwork now through September 6, 202...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Canton Parks 2021 Pavilion Rental Information

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Starting Tuesday, February 2, 2021, at 9 a.m., Canton Leisure Services will begin accepting online reservations from Canton residents for its open-air pavilions  located in Heritage Park and Freedom Park, as well as other Canton Park amenities th...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Heritage Pond Treatment Update

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Addressing increased algae levels remains a continuous struggle for the Canton Parks division.  Several residents have inquired what treatment protocols are being implemented. The good news is that Canton has obtained great results by using under...

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Posted on: May 1, 2021

REC Your Month Video Update for May 2021

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Find out what's happening in the world of Parks and Recreation in Canton as we now "REC Your Month" with new virtual/online programs and more!  Check out this short video segment to stay informed about new programs from Canton ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Public Safety Records Bureau Has Modified Its Office Hours

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In an effort to provide additional hours of operation to the public, the Public Safety Records Bureau has modified its office hours.  The office is now open:

Mondays:  8 am - 6 pmTuesdays: 10 am - 8 pmWednesdays: 8 am - 6 pmThursdays: ...

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

Recruiting

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Become a Canton police officer or firefighter.

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Units & Divisions

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Get to know the different units and divisions of our public safety department.

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Fire Inspection Services

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The Fire Inspection Unit is responsible for ensuring new and existing buildings meet fire code regulations through preventative planning and inspections.

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

File a Complaint

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Complaints against the Canton Public Safety Department or one of its employees can be made either in person, by email, or by phone call.

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Canton Sports Center Face Mask Requirements

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Canton Sports Center staff recognizes new face mask guidelines have been released by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Office of Governor Whitmer. 

However, for the safety of our employees, Canton Township is still requiring face masks...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Sand Volleyball Leagues Now Forming

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Join us for weekly Recreational and Competitive Sand Volleyball  matches on the beaches of Canton. Matches will be held in either Heritage Park or Freedom Park staring mid-May and will run for 11 weeks (including tournament).  Teams will...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Canton's Spring/Summer Tennis Programs

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Looking for affordable tennis lessons? Let Canton help guide you and your family through the journey of learning and playing this amazing sport! 

The Canton Sports Center is currently offering several programs, including: FREE Fun Days on April 18...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Canton Sports Center Facility Now Open For Business

Canton Sports Center

Revised business operations are now underway at the Canton Sports Center, with a range of safety measures in place to protect all participants, visitors, and staff. 

The sports center will be open for modified tournaments while adhering to social ...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Canton Leisure Services Cancellations and Refunds Information

Canton Leisure Services

As a result of Canton Township facility closures to combat the spread of COVID-19, Canton Leisure Services has established the following processes to issue refunds and credits based on the following criteria:

•All Summit on the Park memberships, including ...

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

About Canton

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Canton is located in the heart of southeastern Michigan. Situated conveniently between Detroit and Ann Arbor, Canton is a community that has it all.

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

Permits & Applications

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Access permits and applications for various services in Canton.

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

Safe Community

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Canton is consistently ranked as one of the safest communities in America. This is largely thanks to Canton's nationally accredited Public Safety Department.

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

Sign Regulations

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See the rules and regulations for posting signs in the area.

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Canton Commission For Culture, Arts, & Heritage To Hold “How Do You Spell C.A.N.T.O.N.?” Contest

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The Canton Commission for Culture, Arts, and Heritage invites area residents to participate in its upcoming ‘How Do You Spell C.A.N.T.O.N.?’ Letter Art Photography Contest by entering their original artwork now through September 6, 202...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

The Village Theater at Cherry Hill Facility Update

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In light of recent changes to the State of Michigan Executive Orders, The Village Theater at Cherry Hill understands that the community may be eager to learn more about current and future facility reopening plans. While some restrictions will be lifted as...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Canton Leisure Services Cancellations and Refunds Information

Canton Leisure Services

As a result of Canton Township facility closures to combat the spread of COVID-19, Canton Leisure Services has established the following processes to issue refunds and credits based on the following criteria:

•All Summit on the Park memberships, including ...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Village Theater Facility Closed Until Further Notice

The Village Theater at Cherry Hill

The Village Theater at Cherry Hill is currently closed until further notice, including all performances, classes, programs, special events, and other services at this location. For facility updates, please visit cantonvillagetheater.org.

For complete Canto...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

About the Theater

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The Village Theater at Cherry Hill (owned and operated by Canton Township) is a 400-seat, premiere performing / visual arts and education center offering opportunities for all ages to experience the arts and culture as both participants and patrons.

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Canton Leisure Services' CAPRA Accreditation

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Canton Leisure Services received its first accreditation in 2004,and has continuously maintained its status as an accredited agency. To help explain the process and benefits of accreditation, some questions and answers regarding this process are provided ...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Canton Leisure Services Recipient of Gold Medal Award

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In 2008, Canton Leisure Services was awarded the Gold Medal Award from the National Recreation and Park Association in class III; communities with a population 75,001-150,000. 

The Gold Medal Award honors communities throughout the United States t...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Canton Leisure Services' CAPRA Accreditation

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Canton Leisure Services received its first accreditation in 2004,and has continuously maintained its status as an accredited agency. To help explain the process and benefits of accreditation, some questions and answers regarding this process are provided ...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Canton Leisure Services Recipient of Gold Medal Award

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In 2008, Canton Leisure Services was awarded the Gold Medal Award from the National Recreation and Park Association in class III; communities with a population 75,001-150,000. 

The Gold Medal Award honors communities throughout the United States t...

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

Prescription Drug Drop Box

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Prescription Drug Drop Box permanently located in the lobby of the Public Safety Headquarters Building.

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

Protect your belongings

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Motorists are advised to
lock their parked vehicles,
and refrain from leaving
valuables in plain view.

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

Sign up for Nixle Alerts

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Sign up with Nixle to receive important advisories, community updates, and official information by text message or email. Opt-in now by texting your zip code to 888777.

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Canton Leisure Services' CAPRA Accreditation

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Canton Leisure Services received its first accreditation in 2004,and has continuously maintained its status as an accredited agency. To help explain the process and benefits of accreditation, some questions and answers regarding this process are provided ...

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Spotlights - Sports Center
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Canton Leisure Services Recipient of Gold Medal Award

Gold Medal Award Logo

In 2008, Canton Leisure Services was awarded the Gold Medal Award from the National Recreation and Park Association in class III; communities with a population 75,001-150,000. 

The Gold Medal Award honors communities throughout the United States t...

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Convenient Location

Canton Economic Development

Canton, Michigan is conveniently located half way between Detroit and Ann Arbor, and is a 15-minute drive from Metro Airport.

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

New/Expanding Businesses

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New commercial, retail and industrial/manufacturing activity is going strong. There are many new businesses opening and expanding in the community, creating jobs and spurring additional growth.

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

Demographics

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Canton is a dynamic and diverse community with over 93,000 residents.The average household income is over $80,000, and tremendous traffic counts in our two main retail corridors.

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Canton Leisure Services' CAPRA Accreditation

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Canton Leisure Services received its first accreditation in 2004,and has continuously maintained its status as an accredited agency. To help explain the process and benefits of accreditation, some questions and answers regarding this process are provided ...

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Spotlights - Village Theater
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Canton Leisure Services Recipient of Gold Medal Award

Gold Medal Award Logo

In 2008, Canton Leisure Services was awarded the Gold Medal Award from the National Recreation and Park Association in class III; communities with a population 75,001-150,000. 

The Gold Medal Award honors communities throughout the United States t...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Summit on the Park Face Mask Requirements

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The Summit on the Park recognizes new face mask guidelines have been released by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Office of Governor Whitmer. 

However, for the safety of our employees, Canton Township is still requiring face masks to ...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Aquatic Center To Re-Open June 1, 2021

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The Summit on the Park’s Aquatic Center has identified a tentative date of Tuesday, June 1, 2021, to re-open to the public.  Although this scheduled date is contingent on a number of factors and is subject to change, Summit on the Park ...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Canton Liberty Fest Announcement 2021

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In response to the latest guidelines from State of Michigan public health officials and in an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Canton Township is officially canceling its 2021 Liberty Fest for the second year in a row due to the coronavirus pand...

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

Important Summit Reopening Information

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We are excited to welcome everyone back to the Summit on the Park starting October 5th! When we open our doors, we do so with your safety as our top priority. Below please find information to help you navigate the operating protocols governing our reopeni...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Canton Leisure Services' CAPRA Accreditation

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Canton Leisure Services received its first accreditation in 2004,and has continuously maintained its status as an accredited agency. To help explain the process and benefits of accreditation, some questions and answers regarding this process are provided ...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Canton Leisure Services Recipient of Gold Medal Award

Gold Medal Award Logo

In 2008, Canton Leisure Services was awarded the Gold Medal Award from the National Recreation and Park Association in class III; communities with a population 75,001-150,000. 

The Gold Medal Award honors communities throughout the United States t...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Village Theater Facility Update

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In light of recent changes to the State of Michigan Executive Orders, The Village Theater at Cherry Hill understands that the community may be eager to learn more about current and future facility reopening plans. While some restrictions will be lifted as...

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