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Quincy To Study Municipal Broadband Network

By SCOTT JACKSON Citing concerns from residents over the cost of internet service and a lack of options, Quincy officials on Monday announced they are taking steps to study the feasibility of operating a fiber-optic broadband network in the city. Mayor Thomas Koch and Ward 3 Councillor Ian Cain made the announcement during a press … Read more

Two Taken To Hospital After Friday Crash

By SCOTT JACKSON Two Quincy residents were taken to South Shore Hospital following a three-car crash on Franklin Street late Friday afternoon. The crash, near the intersection of Franklin Street and Independence Avenue, happened at 5:38 p.m. Friday, Sgt. Karyn Barkas said. The driver of a 2002 Chevrolet SUV was headed southbound on Franklin Street … Read more

Public Hearing Monday On Plastic Bag Ban

By SCOTT JACKSON Members of the public will have a chance on Monday to voice their support or opposition to a proposed ordinance that would ban certain single-use plastic bags in Quincy. The City Council’s ordinance committee is set to hold a public hearing on the proposal at 7 p.m. Monday in the Great Hall … Read more

‘Christmas Around The World!’ Selected Parade Theme

“Christmas around the world!” will be the theme of the 67th annual City of Quincy Christmas Parade. In what is believed to be a parade first, Dolly Di Pesa – who had her entry selected from 46 possible themes last year – came out on top again from the list of 31 entries submitted this … Read more

Quincy Cleaning Up After Overnight Storm

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy is cleaning up Thursday after a powerful nor’easter struck the region overnight. The storm brought high winds and rain to the area starting late Wednesday before letting up early Thursday morning. Gusty winds continued into Thursday. Quincy police said they received more than 90 calls for service between midnight and 8 … Read more

Police Seek Burglary Suspect

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect who broke into a Squantum residence early Tuesday morning. The unarmed burglary took place around 2 a.m. on Bellevue Road, police said. The resident of the home was able to observe the suspect via surveillance camera as he exited the resident’s … Read more

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