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BBB Tip: Safe Online Holiday Shopping For Parents

By BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU Holiday shopping is in full swing. Many shoppers are skipping the stores and heading online to purchase gifts for their children, continuing the trend for several years. How can you get your holiday shopping done safely and efficiently? The following tips, some of which are from the BBB National Programs’ Children’s … Read more

Quincy Man Charged With Hate Crime

By SCOTT JACKSON A Quincy man was held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing slated for this week after allegedly striking an Asian man with a car and telling the victim to “go back to China.” John Sullivan, age 77, was charged with two counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, reckless operation … Read more

QCAP Opens Doors to New South West Community Center

On Tuesday, Nov. 29, Quincy Community Action Programs, Inc. celebrated the Grand Re-Opening and Ribbon Cutting for the new South West Community Center in South West Quincy, where the nonprofit has been serving food since 1968. Over 130 people were in attendance including elected officials, funders of the project, community partners and private donors. Guests … Read more

Hearing On Quincy Property Taxes Monday

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy’s property tax rate for 2023 will be set during the City Council’s meeting on Monday evening. During Monday’s meeting, councillors will be asked to determine the percentage of local tax levy to be borne by each class of real property. The residential and commercial property tax rates for the upcoming calendar … Read more

NQHS Drama Club To Present ‘The Importance Of Being Earnest’ Dec. 9-10

Red Kettles Out Across Massachusetts; The Salvation Army Issues Renewed Giving Tuesday Call For Donations, Volunteers

The Salvation Army Massachusetts Division Nov. 29 marked Giving Tuesday with a renewed call for donations to its annual Red Kettle Campaign and for more volunteers to help staff Red Kettles across the Commonwealth. With the 132nd annual Red Kettle campaign underway, the longest-running philanthropic fundraiser of its kind, The Salvation Army is emphasizing its mission of serving those … Read more

‘We’re There For You,’ Quincy Police Chief Says At Community Meeting

By SCOTT JACKSON At a public forum Monday evening, Police Chief Paul Keenan said his department is there to assist the community and urged residents to contact police if they are in need of assistance or see something suspicious. Scores of residents were present inside Tobin Towers on Clay Street for the meeting, which was … Read more

Town River Sailing Program, Q-NQ Marching Band Win Top Prizes At 69th Quincy Christmas Parade

By SCOTT JACKSON Thousands of onlookers lined up along Hancock Street between Quincy Square and North Quincy on Sunday afternoon to witness the city’s 69th Christmas parade, which featured dozens of bands and floats, plus scores of costumed characters. The theme of this year’s parade was “Christmas Through the Decades.” The theme was chosen by … Read more

Hundreds Attend Turning On Holiday Lights Ceremony At Hancock-Adams Common

Helping Hands Stepping Up This Holiday Season

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy’s charities need your help this holiday season to provide assistance to the individuals and families they serve, as the rising costs of food, other household items and utilities are impacting many in the community. Local non-profits report they are serving more clients this year than they have in the past and … Read more