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Plans For New Squantum School Advancing

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy’s plans to replace the 102-year-old Squantum Elementary School took a step forward Wednesday when the MSBA voted to move the project into its eligibility period. During the 270-day eligibility period, the MSBA will work with the city to determine the city’s financial and community readiness to enter the MSBA capital pipeline. … Read more

Baker Anticipates ‘Minimal Disruption’ From J&J Vaccine Pause

By SCOTT JACKSON Gov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday said the decision by federal regulators to temporarily stop the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine would have a minimal impact on Massachusetts’ vaccination efforts. “The health and safety of our residents remains a paramount and fundamental concern for us and the commonwealth will closely … Read more

Koch To Propose Acquiring Adams Academy

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy Mayor Thomas Koch wants the city to acquire the Adams Academy and two nearby properties to create the new John Adams Presidential Library. Under the mayor’s proposal, the city would purchase the Adams Academy at 8 Adams St. and as well as the properties at 24 and 26 Adams St. Koch … Read more

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Braintree, Quincy Adams Garages Reopening Next Week

The MBTA on Tuesday announced that the parking garages at Braintree and Quincy Adams stations will reopen to customers on April 20. Both garages have been closed since October 5, 2020, to enable accelerated infrastructure work to take place while ridership was reduced during the pandemic. Beginning April 20, the Quincy Adams garage facility will … Read more

2 Million Residents Fully Vaccinated By Week’s End, Baker Says

By SCOTT JACKSON Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday said he anticipates the number of Massachusetts residents fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will eclipse 2 million by the end of the week, with all residents ages 16 and up eligible to get their shots starting April 19. Speaking at a press conference in Worcester, Baker said 4.5 … Read more

Quincy Squirt Hockey Team Dedicating Playoff Run To Team Dad

Quincy Youth Hockey’s Squirt A team is dedicating their playoff season to a team dad who is battling glioblastoma. Bernie Anderson was diagnosed with glioblastoma, a type of brain cancer, last Father’s Day and was given only 12 to 18 months to live. His son, Little Bernie, is a defenseman on the Squirt A team. … Read more

Father Bill’s Getting $4M From State For New Building

By SCOTT JACKSON The state will provide $4 million to Father Bill’s & MainSpring to help pay for the construction of a new housing resource center that will replace the organization’s shelter in Quincy. Gov. Charlie Baker announced the $4 million grant for the project during a press conference Wednesday morning at Father Bill’s, joined … Read more

‘Hang On A Little Longer,’ CDC Director Says During Boston Visit

By SCOTT JACKSON During a visit Boston’s Hynes Convention on Tuesday, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said there is hope on the horizon as more and more Americans get their COVID-19 vaccinations, but said it was important to keep taking steps to stop the spread of the virus. Walensky toured the Hynes Convention Tuesday afternoon, … Read more

Quincy Officials Vow Support For Asian-American Residents

By SCOTT JACKSON Hate crimes against Asian Americans have risen 150 percent nationwide amid the coronavirus pandemic, Grace Lee, a former Norfolk County prosecutor said Tuesday evening, likening the increase in hate crimes to a pandemic in its own right. “We are in a pandemic of hate crimes and civil rights violations against Asian Americans,” … Read more