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23 Residents File Nomination Papers; Preliminary For Mayor, Ward 1 Councillor

By ROBERT BOSWORTH Twenty-three residents returned nomination papers before the 5 p.m. filing deadline Friday afternoon setting up a city-wide preliminary election for mayor as well as a run-off for Ward 1 councillor Sept. 10. There will also be contests for city councillor at-large, the open Ward 5 council seat, Ward 3 seat, Ward 6 … Read more

Quincy ‘Neat Neighbors’ Contest Underway

Mayor Thomas Koch announces the return of the City’s “Neat Neighbors” contest that recognizes property owners that do an excellent job maintaining their home or business. Friends, relatives, neighbors, or strangers can nominate an address for recognition from now through Labor Day by calling (617) 376-1251 or emailing “Beautification is a team effort and … Read more

Quincy Homestead House, Garden Tour Saturday Cancelled

Due to the expectations of very high heat and humidity levels, the Quincy Homestead Historic House and Garden Tour scheduled for Saturday, July 20 has been cancelled out of concern for visitors’ and volunteers’ safety and comfort. The public is welcome to visit the Homestead at 34 Butler Rd., Quincy, on Saturday, Aug. 3 when … Read more

Emergency Preparedness Informational Workshop July 31

The City of Quincy Office of Emergency Management in collaboration with the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), and the Quincy Council on Aging will host an emergency preparedness informational workshop on July 31st. The workshop will provide key information on emergency preparedness, including, how to put together an emergency supplies kit, and how to develop … Read more

Ermont Could Begin Recreational Pot Sales By November

By SCOTT JACKSON The company that has sold medical marijuana at its Quincy dispensary for the past three years could get permission from the state to start selling to recreational customers as soon as November. Ermont hosted a community outreach meeting Wednesday night inside the Lincoln-Hancock School on its plans to begin recreational sales from … Read more

No Bail For Woman Charged With Husband’s Murder

By SCOTT JACKSON The 46-year-old woman charged with fatally stabbing her husband on July 4 in Quincy will remain behind bars following her arraignment. Huixian Liu, age 46, of 67 W. Newton St. in Boston was arraigned on a charge of murder Friday in Quincy District Court. A not guilty plea was entered on her … Read more

MBTA Announces Accelerated Repair Schedule For Red Line Signal System

The MBTA announced Friday an accelerated repair schedule for the Red Line’s signal system. The transit authority said it is currently achieving service levels of a train every six minutes during rush hour. Work to repair signal systems will continue through the summer. Following the derailment of June 11, initial recovery efforts were focused on … Read more

Business Ribbon Cuttings