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Palmucci Seeks Updates On FoxRock Plans For Quincy Center

By SCOTT JACKSON Ward 4 Councillor Brian Palmucci wants to get an update from FoxRock Properties on its plans for the Ross Lot in Quincy Center. He also wants to hear from legal counsel to review the pact between the city and FoxRock that allows the company to develop the lot. Palmucci plans to introduce … Read more

Quincy, MA Ranked #6 On List Of Top 100 Best Places To Live In U.S.

Quincy, MA has been named one of the 2021 Top 100 Best Places to Live by Livability.com, outpacing more than 1,000 cities with populations between 20,000 and 1 million in this data-driven ranking. The 2021 rankings were guided by an exclusive study conducted by Livability.com in partnership with Ipsos. More than 1,000 adults aged 18 … Read more

MBTA Bus Network Redesign Virtual Public Meeting Oct. 27

The MBTA and MassDOT will host a virtual public meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 27, at 6 PM to discuss the Bus Network Redesign Project. An initiative of the Better Bus Project, the MBTA and MassDOT’s Bus Network Redesign Project is taking a look at the bus system as a whole in order to recommend a … Read more

Candidate Profiles In This Week’s Quincy Sun

Candidates running in contested races in the Quincy Municipal Election Tuesday, Nov. 2 submitted profiles which appear in the Oct. 14th issue of The Quincy Sun. Copies of Oct. 14th Quincy Sun are available on local newsstands.

Quincy Animal Shelter Seeks Home For Dante

The following was posted on the Quincy Animal Shelter Facebook page. The Quincy Sun is posting the information to help find a new home for Dante. Have you ever wanted to be a dog’s hero? Dante needs a hero. 6 year old Dante was surrendered due to severe allergies which his owner couldn’t afford to … Read more

Community Yoga Class On Library Lawn Wednesdays During October

A free 60-minute community yoga class will be held on the lawn of the Thomas Crane Public Library Wednesday, Oct. 13 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Instructor Rhiannon, of Humble Roots Yoga, uses physical demonstration, verbal direction, modifications and variations to make this class suitable for beginners and seasoned yogis alike. Hands on assists will … Read more

Central Student Showed Classmates Taser Outside School, Principal Says

By SCOTT JACKSON A student at Central Middle School will be disciplined for showing classmates a taser outside of school, the school’s principal said. In a letter to the school community, Principal Rick DeCristofaro Jr. on Friday said the student admitting showing the taser to classmates and would be disciplined for doing so. “This morning … Read more

State Health Officials Announce Eighth Human Case Of West Nile Virus In Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) announced Thursday (Oct. 7) the eighth human case of West Nile virus (WNV) in the state this year. The individual is a male in his 50s who was exposed to WNV in Middlesex County. Twenty-seven communities in Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, and Suffolk counties are at high risk and … Read more

Police Probing Quincy Point Shooting

By SCOTT JACKSON Police are looking for two suspects linked to a shooting that took place in Quincy Point on Tuesday afternoon. Quincy police were called to Avalon Avenue around 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday on multiple reports of possible gun shots, according to Sgt. Karyn Barkas. Upon arrival, officers were unable to locate any type … Read more

Council OKs New Ward, Precinct Lines

By SCOTT JACKSON City councillors on Monday unanimously approved a new ward and precinct map for Quincy, which will take effect starting next year. The map will next be sent to state officials for final approval, City Clerk Nicole Crispo said Monday. By getting the map into the state before the end of October, state … Read more