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New Affordable Housing Planned For Quincy Center

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy officials on Wednesday announced plans to renovate a pair of historic homes on Spear Street in Quincy Center to provide between eight and thirteen units of affordable housing. “Today for me is a twofer,” said Mayor Thomas Koch. “We’re talking about doing some affordable units while preserving a historic structure.” Plans … Read more

Granite Links Developer Withdraws Request For 99-Year Lease Extension

By SCOTT JACKSON The developer behind Granite Links on Monday pressed pause on his request for a 99-year lease extension, citing the timeline for planned improvements to the intersection of Ricciuti Drive and Willard Street. Mayor Thomas Koch in 2022 submitted a home rule petition to the City Council that, if approved, would have allowed … Read more

Murder Defendant Returned To Massachusetts

The last at-large co-defendant in the February 15, 2022 shooting homicide of 17-year old Weymouth High School student Nathan Paul in Quincy has been returned to Massachusetts and will be arraigned early this week, according to Norfolk District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey. Quincy Police and State Police traveled to Puerto Rico to take custody of Keniel Diaz-Romero, … Read more

Bocce Tournament Rescheduled To Sunday, Oct. 1

QATV To Host Mayoral Debates Sept. 25, Oct. 12

Quincy Access Television (QATV) announces it will host two Mayoral Debates between Mayor Thomas Koch and Councillor-at-Large Anne Mahoney. The first debate will be on Monday, Sept. 25th and televised live from QATV beginning at 7 p.m.  The debate will be shown on QATV-8, QATV-HD 1072 and online at  Moderated by QATV’s Joe Catalano, … Read more

EV Test Drive Day At YMCA Sunday

Literacy Volunteers Information Session

Would you like to help an adult learn to read? If so, consider becoming a volunteer literacy tutor and attend an Online Literacy Information Session and learn more about this program. Thursday, Sept. 28th from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Zoom. For more information and on online application visit or email us at or call at … Read more

Board OKs South Quincy Dispensary

By SCOTT JACKSON The Zoning Board of Appeals has approved a proposal to open a recreational marijuana dispensary on Liberty Street in South Quincy. The ZBA on Tuesday unanimously approved the request of Cloud Nine Cannabis LLC, which plans to operate under the name Pinnacle Cannabis, to open the dispensary at 15 Liberty St. The … Read more

Gov. Healey Visits Snug Harbor School, Leaders Celebrate Permanent Universal Free School Meals

Gov. Maura T. Healey and Lieutenant Governor Kim Driscoll hosted a press conference Thursday morning (Sept. 14) at Snug Harbor Elementary School in Quincy, to celebrate her administration delivering permanent universal free school meals for K-12 students in Massachusetts.  The governor was joined at the celebration by House Speaker Ronald J. Mariano, Chair Aaron Michlewitz, bill sponsors Representatives Tackey Chan and Bruce Ayers, and Erin McAleer, the president and … Read more

Squantum School Community Meeting Sept. 14

The City of Quincy and Quincy Public Schools are hosting a community meeting to discuss the next steps and solicit neighborhood feedback on plans to build a new Squantum Elementary School. The meeting will be held on Thursday, Sept. 14, at 6:30 p.m. at the Squantum Elementary School. The purpose of the meeting is to … Read more