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41 Additional Monkeypox Cases In MA; Total 243 Since May 18

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) Thursday (Aug. 18th) announced 41 additional cases of monkeypox within the past seven days, bringing the total number of monkeypox cases in the Commonwealth to 243 residents since the state’s first case was announced May 18. DPH provides public updates on monkeypox in Massachusetts on a weekly basis … Read more

Victim In Fatal Quincy Shooting Identified

By SCOTT JACKSON Investigators have identified the man who was fatally shot at a Quincy apartment building early Thursday morning. The Norfolk District Attorney’s Office and Quincy police identified the victim of the shooting as Jordan Wiggins, age 32. Wiggins was a resident of the apartment building at 5 Crown Dr., where the fatal shooting … Read more

Pops Concert Sept. 3 At Hancock-Adams Common

Mayor Thomas P. Koch and the City of Quincy invite the community to enjoy an evening of music and song on Saturday, Sept. 3 for a combined Pops Concert by The Quincy Choral Society and Quincy Symphony Orchestra. The concert will begin at 4 p.m. at Hancock-Adams Common, Quincy Center. “We are so fortunate to … Read more

‘The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical’ Aug. 20-21

Quincy Comedy Festival Back For Second Season At Marriott Boston/Quincy

By JOHN McDONALD Live comedy shows are back for a second season at the Marriott Boston/Quincy with two performances scheduled for Aug. 20, at 7  and 9:30 p.m. The shows are presented by JM Productions, Jim McCue’s Comedy Club, and the team of the Boston Comedy Festival. Opening the season are award-winning Kelly MacFarland from … Read more

Body Found Near Furnace Brook Parkway; Foul Play Not Suspected

By SCOTT JACKSON Foul play is not suspected in the death of a man whose body was found near a walking trail in the vicinity of Furnace Brook Parkway. The man’s body was found near a walking trail across from 134 Furnace Brook Parkway at approximately 5:40 p.m. on Aug. 4, according to David Traub, … Read more

Pulitzer-Prize Winning Author David McCullough Passes Away At Age 89

David McCullough, an American author and two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, passed away Sunday at his home in Hingham. He was 89. Mr. McCullough received the Pulitzer Prize for his books “Truman” and “John Adams.” His biography on Adams, the second president of the United States, was adapted into a HBO television miniseries and … Read more

Overnight Bridge Repair Operations On Washington Street/Independence Avenue On-Ramp

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is conducting overnight bridge repair operations on the Quincy Adams on-ramp from the Washington Street/Independence Avenue intersection, which is located over the Burgin Parkway ramp at exit 42, to Interstate 93 northbound and southbound in Braintree. The bridge repair work will include joint repairs, and the installation of new … Read more

Officials Seek Public’s Help in Bigelow Street Fire Investigation

Quincy Fire Chief Joseph Jackson, Quincy Police Chief Paul Keenan, and State Fire Marshal Peter Ostroskey are asking for the public’s help as they investigate a suspicious fire that left more than a dozen people displaced on Bigelow Street this past weekend. “We’re asking anyone who has information on Sunday’s fire to share it with … Read more

MBTA Orange Line Service Shut Down Aug. 19 – Sept. 18

The MBTA announced Wednesday (Aug. 3) its plans to accelerate major track and maintenance work on the Orange Line during a 30-day shutdown of the entire line beginning at approximately 9 p.m. on Aug. 19 through Sept. 18 with service resuming on Monday, Sept.19, to improve service, safety, and reliability on a faster timeline. The … Read more