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Quincy Youth Softball Clinic Nov. 23

Quincy Youth Softball Clinic Nov. 23

Quincy Youth Softball will be hosting a skills clinic on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. for interested players ages 8 to 18. The clinic will be held at the Marina Bay Sportsplex. Members of local high school softball programs will also be providing instruction. The cost for this clinic is $20 and … Read more

Developer To Alter South Quincy Condo Plan

Developer To Alter South Quincy Condo Plan

By SCOTT JACKSON The applicant seeking to replace a South Quincy barroom with a 48-unit condominium building will go back to the drawing board after the initial proposal got a chilly reception from area residents. The owners of Southside Tavern, located at 73 Liberty St., had proposed building the six-story, 48-unit building on site. Ward … Read more

DPH Officials Announce Third Death From Vaping-Associated Lung Injury

DPH Officials Announce Third Death From Vaping-Associated Lung Injury

A third person has died of a vaping-associated lung injury, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) announced Wednesday (Nov. 6). The patient, a man in his 50s from Worcester County, reported vaping both nicotine and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), an ingredient found in marijuana. The patient is among more than 200 suspected vaping-associated lung injury patients … Read more

Thursday Meeting On Trolley Proposal

Thursday Meeting On Trolley Proposal

By SCOTT JACKSON A request for a permission to fuel, maintain and store trolleys at what is now an ambulance depot in North Quincy was put on hold so the applicant can further reach out to area residents. Ward 6 Councillor William Harris is set to hold a community meeting on the proposal Thursday at … Read more

Residential Development Proposed For Southside Tavern

Residential Development Proposed For Southside Tavern

By SCOTT JACKSON Ward 4 Councillor Brian Palmucci will host a community meeting Wednesday to discuss a developer’s proposal to build a 48-unit residential building on the site of Southside Tavern on Liberty Street. The meeting is set for 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Morrissette Post, located at 81-83 Liberty St. Attorneys Robert Harnais and … Read more

Quincy Man Acquitted On Charges Of Killing Ex-Wife

Quincy Man Acquitted On Charges Of Killing Ex-Wife

By SCOTT JACKSON A Norfolk Superior Court jury on Tuesday found a Quincy man not guilty on charges he killed his former wife by driving over her in the driveway outside of their shared home. Yan Long Chow, age 57, was facing a charge of murder in the death of his former wife, Zhen Li. … Read more

Armed Robberies Linked, Police Say

Armed Robberies Linked, Police Say

By SCOTT JACKSON Police believe one suspect is responsible for robbing at four convenience stores in North Quincy and Wollaston at gunpoint since the middle of August. The first of the four armed robberies took place at the Five Corners Market at 161 Newbury Ave. on Aug. 17, Sgt. Karyn Barkas said. The next took … Read more

$16,000 Raised To Benefit Late Quincy Firefighter’s Family

$16,000 Raised To Benefit Late Quincy Firefighter’s Family

By SCOTT JACKSON An online fundraiser to benefit the family of a late Quincy firefighter raised more than $16,000 in its first day. The fundraiser in memory of Jonathan W. O’Driscoll went online Tuesday on the website GoFundMe. More than $16,600 had been raised as of Wednesday afternoon. O’Driscoll, age 34, died suddenly on Oct. 9. He … Read more

‘Christmas Around The World!’ Selected Parade Theme

‘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

Koch Announces 30 ‘Neat Neighbor’ Winners

Koch Announces 30 ‘Neat Neighbor’ Winners

Mayor Thomas Koch announces the winners of the City’s 2019 “Neat Neighbors”, a program that aims to recognize those residents that maintain their yard and property in a manner consistent with the themes of a cleaner and greener Quincy. The 30 winners were chosen at random from more than 150 nominations from throughout the city’s … Read more

‘Mass Most Wanted’ Playing Cards Launched At Norfolk County Correctional Center

‘Mass Most Wanted’ Playing Cards Launched At Norfolk County Correctional Center

Norfolk County Sheriff Jerry P. McDermott was joined by District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey and police chiefs from across the county at the Norfolk County Correctional Center Sept. 24 to announce the launch of the “Mass Most Wanted” playing cards in the jail. Based upon success in other states, Sheriff McDermott created decks of ‘playing … Read more

Two Quincy Police Officers Promoted

Two Quincy Police Officers Promoted

By SCOTT JACKSON Two Quincy police officers with a combined 45 years of experience received promotions during a recent City Hall ceremony. Mark Foley was promoted to the lieutenant and Paul Coughlin to the rank of sergeant the morning of Sept. 13 inside the James R. McIntyre Government Center. Dozens of family members and fellow … Read more