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Quincy Food Festival Truck Cancelled

By SCOTT JACKSON The annual Quincy Food Truck & Music Festival scheduled for Saturday has been cancelled because of inclement weather, city officials announced Friday on social media. “Due to this afternoon’s changing weather forecast for Saturday, the food truck and music festival is cancelled for tomorrow,” officials posted on the city of Quincy Twitter account. … Read more

Andronico, Cain Want To Explore Residency Requirement For New City Hires

By SCOTT JACKSON Two city councillors on Monday will put forward a resolution asking the Koch administration to consider potential avenues for enacting a residency requirement for new municipal employees in Quincy. Councillors Anthony Andronico and Ian Cain will introduce the resolution asking about the residency requirement when councillors meet Monday evening. The meeting will … Read more

Man, Woman Found Dead On Red Line Tracks Identified

By SCOTT JACKSON Officials on Tuesday identified the man and the woman who were killed Monday in Quincy after apparently coming into contact with the electrified third rail of the MBTA’s Red Line. The Norfolk District Attorney’s Office identified the individuals as Klyer Granada, age 20, a resident of South Boston and Tanairy Rodriguez, age … Read more

Massachusetts Residents To Get Additional Tax Refunds Starting In November

Following the State Auditor’s certification on Thursday that Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) net state tax revenues exceeded allowable revenues per Chapter 62F by $2.941 billion, the Baker-Polito Administration has announced details regarding the return of this excess revenue to taxpayers. “Stronger-than expected state tax revenues have led to a major surplus for Fiscal Year 2022, … Read more

Road Rage Stabbing Victim Released From Hospital; Investigation Continues

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy police are investigating a stabbing in North Quincy on Thursday (Sept. 15) that left the victim with serious injuries. The stabbing took place in the area of Glover Avenue and the victim was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries, the department said. Glover Avenue and Pierce Street was closed … Read more

Brian Palmucci Nominated For Judgeship

Gov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday nominated Attorney Brian Palmucci, a current member of the Quincy City Council, as Associate Justice of the District Court. “Attorney Palmucci’s years of experience representing the Commonwealth in several legal roles make him well-suited for this appointment,” said Governor Charlie Baker. “I am pleased to submit his nomination to the Governor’s Council … Read more

Quincy High Reopens Following Bomb Threat

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy High School reopened on Tuesday morning after the building was evacuated earlier in the day following an anonymous bomb threat. Students and staff were being allowed back into the building as of 9:50 a.m., the Quincy Police Department said in a statement. Meanwhile, police continue to probe the origin of the … Read more

State Announces 2022 Deer Management Plan for Blue Hills Reservation

  The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), in consultation with the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MassWildlife), on Friday announced the 2022 Deer Management Plan for the Blue Hills Reservation. Based upon the experience of implementing and assessing the outcomes of seven successful controlled hunts, DCR will implement a plan in 2022 that mirrors permitted archery hunting … Read more

‘Joe Finn Building’ Dedicated In Quincy Center

By SCOTT JACKSON A newly renovated building with 22 units of affordable housing located in the heart of Quincy Center was dedicated Friday morning. The building, located at 1433 Hancock St., was named the Joe Finn Building in honor of Finn, a longtime advocate for affordable housing and a former member of the Quincy City … Read more

Pedestrian Struck On West Squantum Street

By SCOTT JACKSON A teenager from Quincy was taken to an area hospital on Wednesday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle on West Squantum Street. Police were called to the intersection of West Squantum and Small streets at 2:51 p.m. on Wednesday after the pedestrian was struck by a Honda C-RV, Sgt. Karyn Barkas … Read more

Diehl, Healey To Face Off In November Election

By SCOTT JACKSON Geoff Diehl and Maura Healey both notched victories in Quincy on Tuesday en route to claiming their party’s nomination in the November gubernatorial election. Quincy voters also backed the winners in Tuesday’s remaining contested races. Diehl, of Whitman, a former state representative and former candidate for US Senate, won the Republican primary … Read more

Voters Head To Polls In Primary Election

By SCOTT JACKSON Massachusetts voters are heading to the polls on Tuesday to cast ballots in the state’s primary election, which features contested races on both the Democratic and Republican ballots. Polls opened at 7 a.m. on Tuesday and will remain open until 8 p.m. In Quincy, 2 percent of the city’s registered voters had … Read more