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Quincy Food Festival Truck Cancelled

By SCOTT JACKSON The annual Quincy Food Truck & Music Festival scheduled for Saturday has been cancelled because of inclement weather, city officials announced Friday on social media. “Due to this afternoon’s changing weather forecast for Saturday, the food truck and music festival is cancelled for tomorrow,” officials posted on the city of Quincy Twitter account. … Read more

Andronico, Cain Want To Explore Residency Requirement For New City Hires

By SCOTT JACKSON Two city councillors on Monday will put forward a resolution asking the Koch administration to consider potential avenues for enacting a residency requirement for new municipal employees in Quincy. Councillors Anthony Andronico and Ian Cain will introduce the resolution asking about the residency requirement when councillors meet Monday evening. The meeting will … Read more

Abigail Adams Statue Dedication Nov. 5

Mayor Thomas P. Koch and the City of Quincy will honor the legacy of the Second First Lady of the United States of America, Abigail Adams in a statue dedication ceremony to be held on Saturday, Nov. 5th at 11 a.m. on the Hancock Adams Common, 1305 Hancock St. in Quincy. The 7-foot bronze statue … Read more

Man, Woman Found Dead On Red Line Tracks Identified

By SCOTT JACKSON Officials on Tuesday identified the man and the woman who were killed Monday in Quincy after apparently coming into contact with the electrified third rail of the MBTA’s Red Line. The Norfolk District Attorney’s Office identified the individuals as Klyer Granada, age 20, a resident of South Boston and Tanairy Rodriguez, age … Read more

Quincy Christmas Parade Theme Contest Underway

The Christmas Festival Committee announces that the Theme Contest for the Quincy Christmas Parade is now underway. The Committee is seeking public nominations for the theme of the 69th annual parade which will be held on Sunday, Nov. 27.  As previously announced this year’s parade will feature the University of Massachusetts Marching Band.  The highly … Read more

Hyde Park Man Arrested In NQ Road Rage Stabbing Incident

Quincy Police announced Tuesday morning that Zakar Bell-Warren, 20, of Hyde Park was taken into custody on an outstanding arrest warrant relative to a stabbing that occurred on Sept. 15. According to police, during a thorough investigation, detectives learned that Bell-Warren and the victim were involved in a road rage incident that started in the … Read more

DCR Traffic Advisory: Chickatawbut Road in Milton and Quincy

Effective immediately and continuing through Friday, Sept. 30, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will implement a closure of Chickatawbut Road from Randolph Avenue in Milton to Granite Street in Braintree, and Wompatuck Road from Chickatawbut Road to Willard Street in Quincy to accommodate drainage improvement work. Traffic patterns will be clearly marked, and a police … Read more

Orange Line, Green Line Extension Service Resumes on Schedule Sept. 19

The MBTA Sunday announced that Orange Line and Green Line Union Square service will resume on Monday, Sept. 19. The MBTA initiated the 30-day full-closure of the Orange Line on August 19 to complete five years of improvements in 30 days and bring track and signal infrastructure into a state of good repair, while also … Read more

Treasurer Goldberg Announces Latest Release of Unclaimed Property Listings

Massachusetts State Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg announced Friday (Sept. 16) the latest grouping of names that have been added to the state’s list of unclaimed property owners. Over 51,000 new properties worth millions of dollars are owed to individuals and businesses throughout the Commonwealth. “So many people do not know they have unclaimed property waiting … Read more

Massachusetts Residents To Get Additional Tax Refunds Starting In November

Following the State Auditor’s certification on Thursday that Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) net state tax revenues exceeded allowable revenues per Chapter 62F by $2.941 billion, the Baker-Polito Administration has announced details regarding the return of this excess revenue to taxpayers. “Stronger-than expected state tax revenues have led to a major surplus for Fiscal Year 2022, … Read more