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Quincy Advances To ‘Sweet 16’ With 55-36 Win Over Hopkinton

The Quincy High School girls’ basketball team advanced to the “Sweet 16” of the Div. 1 state tournament with a convincing 55-36 win over Hopkinton Friday night at QHS. The #9 Presidents were led by junior captain Alyssa Hopps who poured in 22 points in the victory. Hopps was also a force of defense with … Read more

North Quincy Girls’ Basketball Battles, Bows To W-H In Div. 2 Tournament

By TOM JOYCE How many teams can say they’ve erased a 15-point deficit in the fourth quarter? Not many, but the North Quincy High girls’ basketball team is one of them. The #20 Raiders, who trailed by that much going into the final quarter of their MIAA Division 2 Round of 32 playoff game against … Read more

Pedestrian Struck In Quincy Point Hit And Run

By SCOTT JACKSON Police are seeking the driver who fled from the scene after striking a pedestrian Tuesday evening in Quincy Point. The pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle in the area of 1020 Southern Artery in Quincy Point at approximately 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Quincy police said in a statement. Initial reports indicate … Read more

Juvenile Stabbed At Quincy Center Station

By SCOTT JACKSON A juvenile suffered non-life-threatening injuries Monday evening after being stabbed in the neck at the Quincy Center MBTA station, police said. The stabbing occurred shortly before 7:30 p.m. on Monday, according to MBTA Transit Police. Four juveniles suspected of being involved in the stabbing were detained by transit police. Red Line service … Read more

Quincy, NQ Girls In Basketball Tournaments; NQ Boys’ Hockey Also Seeded

Three local high school teams have earned berths in the MIAA winter tournaments and two teams will host home games this week. The Quincy High School girls’ basketball team (17-3) is seeded #9 in the Div. 1 tournament and will host #24 Hopkinton (10-10) Friday, March 1 at 6:30 p.m. The Presidents clinched the Patriot … Read more

Arrest Made In Wollaston Shooting

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy police have arrested a Lowell man in connection with a shooting that left a man with non-life-threatening injuries. The Lowell man, who police did not identify by name on Saturday, is facing charges of armed assault with intent to murder, possession of ammunition without a firearms identification card, discharging a firearm … Read more

Driver Extricated From Vehicle Following Quincy Center Crash

By SCOTT JACKSON A 62-year-old Quincy resident sustained non-life-threatening injuries after being entrapped in their SUV during a single-vehicle crash in Quincy Center on Tuesday afternoon. The crash took place at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the vicinity of 1250 Hancock St., police said in a statement. The SUV, driven by the 62-year-old Quincy resident, had … Read more

$600,000 Approved For Quincy 400

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy city councillors on Monday approved an appropriation of $600,000 to cover costs associated with the Quincy 400 initiative, which will celebrate the quadricentennial of the city’s 1625 settlement next year. “The goal of this exercise is to provide the seed money where we will have some ability over the next couple … Read more

Person Rescued From Fore River Channel

By SCOTT JACKSON A person was rescued after reportedly jumping from the Fore River Bridge Saturday afternoon, police said. The Quincy Police Department received multiple 911 calls around 3:45 p.m. on Saturday reporting a person had jumped from the Fore River Bridge into the Fore River Channel below, the department said in a statement. The … Read more

Search Underway For Quincy High Football Coach; Ford No Longer Acting Coach

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy High School Principal Keith Ford on Tuesday announced he would no longer serve as the acting football coach for the school’s football team. Ford announced he would be stepping away from the position of acting head coach days after being named to the post. “On Friday, January 26, 2024, after collaborative … Read more