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16-Story Building Proposed For North Quincy

By SCOTT JACKSON The Zoning Board of Appeals has given its approval to a developer’s plan to construct a 16-story building with 240 residential units on Hancock Street in North Quincy – a proposal the applicant said would rehabilitate a gateway to the city. The plan still requires approval from the Planning Board before the … Read more

North Quincy Electric Project Begins This Month

National Grid on Thursday announced plans for an expedited construction schedule for a portion of its North Quincy Cable Replacement Project, a $92 million investment to modernize and strengthen its electric transmission network in Quincy. Over the past year, National Grid has worked closely with and received extensive input from municipal officials and other local … Read more

Coronavirus Vaccinations For Adolescents Could Begin Thursday

By SCOTT JACKSON Children as young as 12 in Massachusetts will able to get vaccinated against the coronavirus starting Thursday, pending federal authorization, Gov. Charlie Baker said Wednesday. The FDA on Monday authorized the Pfizer vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds. A CDC advisory panel is scheduled to meet Wednesday to review the use of the … Read more

Virtual Building With Humanity May 20

The public is invited to attend Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston’s virtual event, Building With Humanity, on Thursday, May 20 from 4:30-5 p.m. The 30-minute program will feature special guest speakers such as Habitat families, elected officials, and Habitat Greater Boston leadership. The group will be discussing how they build safe and sustainable housing for … Read more

More Bay State Businesses Can Open Monday

By SCOTT JACKSON Gov. Charlie Baker on Friday said additional phase four industries will be able to reopen next week as previously announced. Amusement parks, theme parks and outdoor water parks will be allowed to operate at 50 percent capacity as of Monday after submitting safety plans to the Department of Public Health. Road races … Read more

11 Residents Have Pulled Nomination Papers

By SCOTT JACKSON Eleven Quincy residents have taken out nomination papers to seek municipal office in this fall’s election as of the end of the business day on Thursday All nine seats on the City Council will be up for grabs this year along with three of the six seats on the School Committee. There … Read more

Stop & Shop Pharmacies Providing Same-Day COVID-19 Vaccinations

In order to expand access to COVID-19 vaccinations, Stop & Shop, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), announced Thusday (May 6) that all Stop & Shop Pharmacy locations in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York and New Jersey are now providing same-day immunizations for the COVID-19 vaccine. Customers can … Read more

Flag Day Parade, Fireworks To Return June 12th

Mayor Thomas Koch announces the 70th annual Quincy Flag Day Parade will be held this year on Saturday, June 12th and will be followed by a fireworks display over Quincy Bay.  The longest-running Flag Day Parade in the country will again feature bands, floats, color guards, specialty units, and hundreds of flag-waving youngsters. Gov. Charlie … Read more

Quincy Fire Dept., Red Cross Team Up On Home Fire Safety

The American Red Cross of Massachusetts is on a mission to make more than 600 homes across the state safer by Saturday, May 8. Volunteers are meeting with residents by appointment – either virtually or socially-distanced outside their homes – to share crucial fire safety information, help create an escape plan, and practice a two-minute … Read more

No Bail For Suspect In Quincy Triple Stabbing

By SCOTT JACKSON The Weymouth man accused of stabbing three people outside a Quincy tavern will remain behind bars following a dangerousness hearing. Tyler MacLean, age 24, was deemed dangerous by Judge Mark Coven following the hearing at Quincy District Court on Wednesday, according to the Norfolk District Attorney’s Office. Coven ordered MacLean be held … Read more