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Quincy ArtsFest Postponed To May, 2022

The City of Quincy and the Quincy Art Association announce the annual Quincy ArtsFest show in Merrymount Park has been moved to May, 2022.  The postponement will allow for entries from Quincy Public School students who have not had art classes since the start of the pandemic. “The inclusion of our student-artists is an integral … Read more

State Health Officials Announce Seventh Human Case of West Nile Virus In MA

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) announced Thursday (Sept. 16) an additional case of West Nile virus (WNV) in the state this year. WNV infection was identified in a woman in her 30s who was exposed to WNV in Bristol County. This is the seventh human case of WNV this year. Previously, since Sept. … Read more

Andronico Seeks Update On Quincy’s ARPA Money

By SCOTT JACKSON Ward 2 Councillor Anthony Andronico wants an update from city officials on how the federal stimulus funds Quincy received earlier this year have been spent to date, and also wants the administration to gather public input to determine how the remaining money should be used. Mayor Thomas Koch in March announced Quincy … Read more

Cahill Tops Ballot In School Committee Preliminary; O’Donnell Out Of Race

By SCOTT JACKSON Making her first bid for elected office, Tina Cahill topped the field in Tuesday’s School Committee preliminary election. The preliminary race featured seven candidates, the top six of whom advanced to the final election on Nov. 2. The three candidates with the most votes in November will win four-year terms on the … Read more

Marshall School Student, Parent Struck By Car

A second grade student at the Clifford Marshall Elementary School and their parent sustained non-life-threatening injuries after being struck by a car Tuesday morning, school officials said. “This morning, one of our Grade 2 students and their parent were struck by a car while walking to school,” the school’s principal, Nicholas Ahearn, said in a … Read more

Polls Open At 7 AM Tuesday In Quincy

By SCOTT JACKSON Voters in Quincy will head to the polls on Tuesday to cast ballots in the School Committee preliminary election. Polls will open at 7 a.m. and will remain open until 8 p.m. The same polling places used for last November’s presidential election will be used this fall. Absentee and mail-in ballots must … Read more

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FoxRock Unveils Ross Lot Development Plans

By SCOTT JACKSON A Quincy-based company has unveiled formal plans to redevelop part of former Ross Lot in Quincy Center, including a 20-story tower housing a combined 325 hotel rooms and apartments, a 150,000-square-foot office building, a two-story building with a restaurant and other amenities, and a 490-car garage. FoxRock Properties pitched the proposed redevelopment, … Read more

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State DPH Confirms Two New Human Cases Of West Nile Virus; Individuals Exposed To Virus In Middlesex County

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) Thursday (Sept. 2) announced two new human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) in the state this year. Both individuals are male, one in his 50s and the other in his 70s and both were exposed to WNV in Middlesex County. On Wednesday (Sept. 1), DPH announced the … Read more