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Work On Stedman Street Bridge Over I-93 Thursday (Dec. 3)

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announces that a local single lane reduction and a full local roadway closure will be implemented on the Stedman Street Bridge over Interstate 93 northbound and southbound in Quincy on Thursday, Dec. 3. The single lane local roadway will have a reduced width travel lane from 7 a.m. to … Read more

Baker: No Plans For More Pandemic-Related Closures

By SCOTT JACKSON Gov. Charlie Baker on Tuesday said he no plans for additional closures in Massachusetts related to the coronavirus pandemic and also urged residents to continue taking steps to stop the spread of the disease, including at houses of worship during the holiday season. Speaking during a nearly hour-long State House press conference, … Read more

Boston Man Charged With Attempted Robbery At Quincy Station

By SCOTT JACKSON A 31-year-old Boston was arrested Saturday on charges he attempted to rob two minor females at the Quincy Center MBTA station. The incident took place shortly after 7 p.m. on Saturday, according to Transit Police. Police said the man, Vernard Shephard, was wearing a homemade ballistic vest when he approached the two … Read more

Late December Start For Winter High School Sports

By SCOTT JACKSON The basketball, hockey and swimming and diving teams at Quincy’s two high schools will begin their seasons at the end of December with new rules in place amid the coronavirus pandemic. The MIAA Board of Directors on Nov. 20 approved the modifications for most winter sports and voted to push back the … Read more

Quincy Woman Pleads Guilty In Sprawling Benefits Fraud Case

A Quincy woman has been ordered to spend a year under house arrest and pay a six-figure restitution after pleading guilty last week to fifteen indictments of defrauding public benefits programs and providing false or misleading information, State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump and Norfolk District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey announced today. Nicole Kasimatis, age 46, … Read more

40 Sea Turtles Being Cared For In Quincy

Staff and volunteers with Massachusetts Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary have been walking the beaches in search of cold-stunned turtles, rescuing and transporting them to the Aquarium’s sea turtle hospital. The turtles are treated for a variety of life-threatening medical conditions that are a result of weeks of hypothermia and the inability to feed. It’s … Read more

State Issues New Guidance For College Students Traveling This Holiday Season

By SCOTT JACKSON Gov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday issued new guidance for college students traveling this holiday season amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the new guidance, students who leave campuses for the holidays should receive a negative COVID-19 test from their school within 72 hours of the planned departure. State officials are also asking that … Read more

Grumpy White’s Closed After 40 Years

By SCOTT JACKSON Grumpy White’s – the Sea Street stalwart known for its fried chicken, macaroni and cheese and other family favorites – has served its last meal after 40 years in business. Owner Bob White, age 74, closed the restaurant earlier this week and said he plans to retire. “I’ve been there 40 years … Read more

State Pushing For In-Person Learning

By SCOTT JACKSON Massachusetts officials are making a full-court press to have more students learning in-person on a full-time basis. Gov. Charlie Baker and state education leaders on Nov. 6 released new guidance that prioritizes in-person learning for students across the state. The Department of Public Health also unveiled revised metrics to determine a community’s … Read more

State Issues New Stay-At-Home Advisory, Mask Order

By SCOTT JACKSON To curb the spread of the coronavirus, Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday announced a new stay-at-home advisory that asks residents to remain home overnight, imposed new limits on gatherings at private residences, set a new closing time for a variety of businesses, and toughened the requirement to wear masks in public settings. … Read more