Monday, April 15, 2013
Canton voted for Scott Brown and owns more hybrid cars than the state average.
Canton is green and red. That’s what we found when we compared data from the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles to the vote in the 2012 U.S. Senate race. You can see the results in the map above: Large circles suggest towns with more hybrid ownership per capita, and the red/blue color suggests which way those towns voted last year. In Canton, 19.7 of every 1,000 vehicles is a hybrid, compared to the state average of 18. Patch’s research suggests the state has a good number of what might be called “green Republican” communities. More than 40 percent of the communities where Republican Scott Brown carried the vote have an above average numbers of hybrids. The data is a nice rebuttal to the national trends of hybrid/GOP separation: …
Friday, March 8, 2013
Canton is expecting close to a foot of snow from this week's storm. See how many inches have fallen in your area with the LIVE map below.
The map above, provided by the National Weather Service, shows total snowfall in the Canton area over the past 3 days. The map is centered around the red marker, which is in the middle of Canton Patch's coverage area, and the map updates every six hours, starting around 2 a.m. each day. Note: This map is not visible on some mobile devices.
Monday, February 11, 2013
Think you know how much snow fell on Canton during the blizzard? Check the latest totals to see if you're right!
It's been a blustery weekend of wind, snow and chilling temperatures - all the perfect ingredients for a memorable blizzard. So, now that all is said and done, how much snow fell on Canton? Canton saw a total of 26 inches of snow from the storm this weekend, according to the National Weather Service. The measurement was taken at 9:56 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9. Does the snowfall total surprise you? Do you think the blizzard lived up to the hype? Let us know in the comments section below!
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Thanks to the blizzard, Canton is expecting about two feet of snow this weekend. See how many inches have fallen in your area with the LIVE map below.
Saturday, February 9
The map above, provided by the National Weather Service, shows snowfall in the past 24 hours. It is updated every 6 hours. This is not a map showing overall snow depth: It only tracks the amount of snow that has fallen in the past day. The map is centered around the red marker, which is in the middle of Canton Patch's coverage area.