Downtown Living: Bliss Lofts

Bliss Lofts are getting in on the ground floor—as well as with a penthouse view—of Canton’s downtown growth. With Steve Coon’s adjacent Historic Onesto Lofts now operating at nearly full capacity—only one unit was open at this writing—the developer’s Bliss Lofts at 217 Second Street NW is offering a new wave of downtown residents an opportunity to live with a dramatic look out at the central part of a city that is the scene of a burgeoning array of activity.

Laura Weisgarber gives her local picks

By her own description, 2015 was a “rough year” for Laura Weisgarber. Highlighted two years ago in The Canton Repository’s “Brave & Beautiful” section, the Jackson Township resident saw her job move out of town just days before she lost her mother to Alzheimer’s disease. A few weeks later, she was diagnosed with breast cancer—for the second time in the years since her battle against Hodgkins disease when she was a freshman at Ohio State University.