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Canton.iTownOnline - What's This?

What is this? If we were not asking it of ourselves, the question would have been a good one. Instead it is just a shameless come-on to get you to learn more about our sites, which currently exist in the Plymouth and Canton communities, and THAT will be worth your while! are websites about where you live, work or play, and you can help make them work.  Tell us about what you know, what you do, what you are involved in, and what you want people to know... and we will help get the word out!

Currently, our community websites exist at:

Here's another idea.  If you have a specific area of expertise, and a willingness to write about it, you can benefit from a regular feature on the websites.  If you are interested, please use the response box below.

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What Do You Know? What Do You Want To Know? What Can You Tell Us?

Our websites are about you, and your life in your community - where you live, work and play. But we also need your help. Please tell us what you would like to see on the website, and we will do our best to get that information on the site for you. Or, if you have information you would like to see featured on the site, we want that too! Provide your information in any format you can get it to us in, provide some instruction on how we should use it, and we'll do our best to get that information posted. If you would like to be a regular contributor to the sites, please submit your idea for a regular feature, and provide us with a way to contact you.
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We're up and running, but we want your ideas on how we can make this website work best for you. You'll win when they are implemented, but some people people that send us their ideas will win cool prizes too!
The Detroit Big 3 - What Do You Think?

The Detroit Big 3 - What Do You Think?

The difficulties faced by Detroit's automakers have obvious ramifications to the Plymouth and Canton communities. What can be done to improve the situation, either for the automakers themselves or for affected workers?
RETIRED POLL: Barack Obama Takes Office

RETIRED POLL: Barack Obama Takes Office

In this poll of site users, we found respondents hopeful that Barack Obama can do a good job for our country.
RETIRED POLL: Strange Weather - Is it Global Warming?

RETIRED POLL: Strange Weather - Is it Global Warming?

The results of an .iTown poll on global warming.

Courtney Unedited

Courtney is one of this websites heavy users. Before you might take that the wrong way, we mean a heavy user in terms of that she is on and contributes commentary a lot! Here's a recent post, unedited by us.

Billions For More Bailouts, But Not The Auto Industry?

There seems to be no end to the scenarios that seemingly require the government to come to the rescue, and fire up the printing presses for billions of dollars. Here's another one - so why does the auto industry have to continue to beg?

COMMENT: What's Wrong With This Story?

The Editors of .iTown admit to being gun-control leaning in our views. But we ask, can even the staunchest "right to bear firearms" advocate agree that an eight year old should be allowed to shoot an Uzi at a gun show?
COMMENT: The Big 3 Go To Washington - Was That the Best They Could Do?

COMMENT: The Big 3 Go To Washington - Was That the Best They Could Do?

The CEO's of Ford, GM and Chrysler made their trip to Washington last week to seek Government assistance. They need. We need it. So why did they fall on their collective faces?
RETIRED POLL - How Did Bush Do?

RETIRED POLL - How Did Bush Do?

As we are about to elect our next President, we retired this poll asking readers for their take on the job George Bush did. Read the results...

PC Pride Girls Rock the State Softball Championships!

The Plymouth-Canton Communities solidified their position as the capitol of girls fastpitch softball in the state with an impressive USSSA state championship showing July 10-13, 2008.
River Trail Opens in Canton

River Trail Opens in Canton

The first segment of the Lower Rouge Recreational Trail has opened in Canton. It offers biking, hiking, and in the winter cross country skiing and showshoing opportunities to Canton residents.

Do You Belong to an Organization in Canton? You Belong Here!

Organizations form the backbone of the Canton Community - almost everyone belongs to one. To get the word out about your organization, let us know about it, and take advantage of our FREE listing service! Learn more...

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Community Poll:
Which statement best describes how the economic downturn has affected you (and your family) personally.
Not much affect
Currently OK, but concerned about the future
I am watching my spending closely
Significant impact on my finances
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