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Five Councillors Oppose Pine Island Bridge

By SCOTT JACKSON Five city councillors will introduce a resolution on Monday voicing their opposition to a proposed pedestrian bridge inside Merrymount Park that would connect Pine Island to Ryan Boathouse. Councillors Charles Phelan Jr., Anthony Andronico, Noel DiBona, Anne Mahoney and Brian Palmucci are sponsoring the resolution against the proposed bridge inside Black’s Creek. … Read more

Three New Developments Seen In Quincy Center

By SCOTT JACKSON Mayor Thomas Koch on Thursday unveiled plans for three new developments along Hancock Street in Quincy Center featuring nearly 600 residential units between them. One of the buildings would also be home to a performing arts center. Koch announced plans for the new buildings at a City Hall press conference joined by … Read more

Quincy Budget Hearings Postponed

By SCOTT JACKSON A series of hearings to review Quincy’s proposed fiscal year 2022 scheduled for this week have been postponed. The City Council’s finance committee had been scheduled to hold budget hearings Wednesday and Thursday evening, but both have been cancelled. Chris Walker, the chief of staff to Mayor Thomas Koch, on Wednesday morning … Read more

Downtown Construction Activities Week Of June 13

Commonwealth Launches “Mass VaxMillions” Vaccine Lottery Program

The Baker-Polito Administration, Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg and the Massachusetts State Lottery announced Tuesday the Massachusetts VaxMillions Giveaway for residents who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Fully vaccinated residents 18 and older will have the opportunity to enter to win of five, $1 million cash prizes. Fully vaccinated residents between 12-17 years of age may … Read more

MassDOT, MBTA Launch Survey To Understand Travel Needs Of Region

MassDOT and the MBTA have launched an online survey in support of Bus Network Redesign, which is a data-driven process that uses Location-Based Services data to understand how the bus network can better reflect the travel needs of the region. Through the survey, MassDOT and the MBTA hope to hear from riders to confirm the … Read more

City of Quincy Agrees To Remedy Discharges Of Stormwater Containing Sewage; Remedial Measures Expected To Be In Excess Of $100 Million

By SCOTT JACKSON The US Attorney’s Office and the US Environmental Protection Agency New England regional office has entered into a consent decree with the city of Quincy to resolve violations of the Clean Water Act regarding the city’s stormwater and sanitary sewer systems, federal officials announced Wednesday. Water sampling indicated untreated sanitary sewage discharging … Read more

Bone Marrow Registry Drive June 19 To Benefit 18-Year-Old Quincy Teen

Mahoney Critical Of Munroe Building Purchase

By SCOTT JACKSON Councillor Anne Mahoney on Monday said she was disappointed with Mayor Thomas Koch’s plan to use federal pandemic relief funds to acquire the Munroe Building in Quincy Center and a nearby parking lot. Mahoney also said the city might not be able to use money earmarked for the college for property acquisitions. … Read more

20 Candidates Have Pulled Nomination Papers

By SCOTT JACKSON Twenty Quincy residents have taken out nomination papers to run for office in this fall’s municipal election, including each of the incumbents up for reelection this year. Preliminary elections would be required in the race for Ward 2 seat on the City Council and the School Committee if all candidates who have … Read more