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25th Annual Salvation Army Community Leader Kettle Dec. 1, Dec. 8 At Hancock-Adams Common

The 25th annual Community Leader Kettle to benefit The Salvation Army Quincy Corps will be held Wednesday, Dec. 1 and Wednesday, Dec. 8 near Quincy City Hall, 1305 Hancock St., Quincy Center. The kettle will be set up in the Hancock-Adams Common near the John Adams Statue. Kettle hours both days are from 9 a.m. … Read more

Fore River Rotary Tree Lighting Saturday

Firefighters Battle Quincy Center House Fire

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy firefighters on Sunday battled a two-alarm house fire on Granite Street in Quincy Center, the cause of which remained under investigation on Monday afternoon. The fire at 166 Granite St., which is located on the corner of Fort Street, was called in around 4 p.m. on Sunday. Deputy Fire Chief Steven Baylis … Read more

Quincy’s Joseph Brill Remembered For Devotion To Veterans, Other Worthy Community Causes

By SCOTT JACKSON Joseph Brill, an advocate for veterans and Quincy’s unofficial ambassador for the game of baseball, died Thursday while attending the annual Quincy-North Quincy football at Veterans’ Memorial Stadium. Mr. Brill, a 1974 graduate of Quincy High School, served in the United States Navy from 1975 to 1979 and had been stationed aboard … Read more

Another NQ-Q Thanksgiving Classic: Raiders Come From Behind To Defeat Presidents, 15-12

Sponsors Sought For ‘Wreaths Across America’

Quincy College Wins Approval To Offer Bachelor’s Degree In Business Management

Quincy College has won state and accrediting-agency approvals to offer a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, marking the successful culmination of a decade-long effort to expand its curriculum by giving students the option to earn a four-year degree in the College’s most popular program of study. Earlier this fall, the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education … Read more

ABCC Kicks Off ‘Operation Safe Holidays’

The Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC) will be conducting alcohol enforcement operations at bars in major Massachusetts cities from Thanksgiving Eve through New Year’s Eve. The primary objective will be to prevent impaired driving and other alcohol-related harm during the holiday season, which is known for heavy alcohol consumption. The ABCC will focus enforcement efforts … Read more

Quincy Firefighters Put Out Early Morning Blaze

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy firefighters extinguished a fire inside a two-level garage in North Quincy early Wednesday morning. The department was called to the garage at 231 West Squantum St. around 2:45 a.m. on Wednesday, according to Deputy Chief Timothy Burchill. He credited firefighters for their quick response. “We got things under control rather quickly … Read more

Beechwood Knoll Kindergarten Class Quarantining

By SCOTT JACKSON A kindergarten class at Quincy’s Beechwood Knoll Elementary will be quarantining for the next seven days because of COVID-19 cases among staff and students in the class. Principal Janet Loftus, in a letter to parents published on Tuesday, said seven staff and students within the kindergarten class had been diagnosed with COVID-19 … Read more