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Chairman Lynch Issues Statement On President Biden’s Plan To Withdraw Troops From Afghanistan By September 2021

U.S. Representative Stephen F. Lynch, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on National Security, issued the following statement Wednesday after President Joseph R. Biden announced his plan to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, 2021: “While I certainly share the desire to disengage militarily from Afghanistan, withdrawing all U.S. troops by September still comes … Read more

Plans For New Squantum School Advancing

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy’s plans to replace the 102-year-old Squantum Elementary School took a step forward Wednesday when the MSBA voted to move the project into its eligibility period. During the 270-day eligibility period, the MSBA will work with the city to determine the city’s financial and community readiness to enter the MSBA capital pipeline. … Read more

Baker Anticipates ‘Minimal Disruption’ From J&J Vaccine Pause

By SCOTT JACKSON Gov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday said the decision by federal regulators to temporarily stop the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine would have a minimal impact on Massachusetts’ vaccination efforts. “The health and safety of our residents remains a paramount and fundamental concern for us and the commonwealth will closely … Read more

Koch To Propose Acquiring Adams Academy

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy Mayor Thomas Koch wants the city to acquire the Adams Academy and two nearby properties to create the new John Adams Presidential Library. Under the mayor’s proposal, the city would purchase the Adams Academy at 8 Adams St. and as well as the properties at 24 and 26 Adams St. Koch … Read more

North Quincy 21 – Quincy 0 – 88th City Football Championship April 11, 2021 – Quincy Sun Photos by Robert Bosworth

Free Presentation for Parents: Identifying and Managing Back to School Stress and Anxiety in Kids

Parents may be worried about their children and their stress at returning to school after months away because of the pandemic. Join Aspire Health Alliance at one of two times for a Zoom educational event “Identifying, Managing and Reducing Back to School Stress and Anxiety in Kids” hosted by Kathleen Bambrick, LICSW and Director of … Read more

Braintree, Quincy Adams Garages Reopening Next Week

The MBTA on Tuesday announced that the parking garages at Braintree and Quincy Adams stations will reopen to customers on April 20. Both garages have been closed since October 5, 2020, to enable accelerated infrastructure work to take place while ridership was reduced during the pandemic. Beginning April 20, the Quincy Adams garage facility will … Read more

2 Million Residents Fully Vaccinated By Week’s End, Baker Says

By SCOTT JACKSON Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday said he anticipates the number of Massachusetts residents fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will eclipse 2 million by the end of the week, with all residents ages 16 and up eligible to get their shots starting April 19. Speaking at a press conference in Worcester, Baker said 4.5 … Read more

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Expansion Of Pre-Registration System

The Baker-Polito Administration announced Wednesday (April 7) the expansion of the pre-registration to include some regional collaboratives and improved features to allow for vaccination location selection during appointment booking. Later this week, the Commonwealth’s preregistration system will expand to include the first regional collaboratives to the system. The Amherst/Northampton and Marshfield regional collaboratives will be … Read more

Quincy Squirt Hockey Team Dedicating Playoff Run To Team Dad

Quincy Youth Hockey’s Squirt A team is dedicating their playoff season to a team dad who is battling glioblastoma. Bernie Anderson was diagnosed with glioblastoma, a type of brain cancer, last Father’s Day and was given only 12 to 18 months to live. His son, Little Bernie, is a defenseman on the Squirt A team. … Read more