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Front Page – Thursday, November 14, 2019

Quincy Youth Softball Clinic Nov. 23

Quincy Youth Softball will be hosting a skills clinic on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. for interested players ages 8 to 18. The clinic will be held at the Marina Bay Sportsplex. Members of local high school softball programs will also be providing instruction. The cost for this clinic is $20 and … Read more

Developer To Alter South Quincy Condo Plan

By SCOTT JACKSON The applicant seeking to replace a South Quincy barroom with a 48-unit condominium building will go back to the drawing board after the initial proposal got a chilly reception from area residents. The owners of Southside Tavern, located at 73 Liberty St., had proposed building the six-story, 48-unit building on site. Ward … Read more

DPH Officials Announce Third Death From Vaping-Associated Lung Injury

A third person has died of a vaping-associated lung injury, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) announced Wednesday (Nov. 6). The patient, a man in his 50s from Worcester County, reported vaping both nicotine and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), an ingredient found in marijuana. The patient is among more than 200 suspected vaping-associated lung injury patients … Read more

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Armed Robberies Linked, Police Say

By SCOTT JACKSON Police believe one suspect is responsible for robbing at four convenience stores in North Quincy and Wollaston at gunpoint since the middle of August. The first of the four armed robberies took place at the Five Corners Market at 161 Newbury Ave. on Aug. 17, Sgt. Karyn Barkas said. The next took … Read more

$16,000 Raised To Benefit Late Quincy Firefighter’s Family

By SCOTT JACKSON An online fundraiser to benefit the family of a late Quincy firefighter raised more than $16,000 in its first day. The fundraiser in memory of Jonathan W. O’Driscoll went online Tuesday on the website GoFundMe. More than $16,600 had been raised as of Wednesday afternoon. O’Driscoll, age 34, died suddenly on Oct. 9. He … Read more