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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

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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Lobster Clambake On USS Salem To Celebrate Quincy Farmers Market’s 40th Jubilee

QHS Class Of 1961 Holding 60th Reunion

Quincy High School – Class of 1961 – Reunion – 60 Years      The “MAIN EVENT” – Saturday, September 18, 2021               Luncheon 11:00-3:00 – $55 per attendee                    (Reservations required by Sept. 7th)           The Tirrell Room, … Read more

Additional City Unions Ratify Contracts

Joining Quincy police and firefighters, hundreds of more city employees have agreed to a two-year contract that will provide a 3 percent raise effective immediately, Mayor Thomas Koch announced Monday. Unions representing the city’s laborers, public building maintenance workers, librarians and city office clerical and administrative workers all voted to support the support the agreement … Read more

West Nile Virus Confirmed In Quincy, City Now At Moderate Risk

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed that West Nile virus has been detected in mosquitoes collected from Quincy. There have been three West Nile virus-positive Culex pipiens/restuans complex mosquito pools identified from samples collected between July 21 and Aug. 17. Quincy’s risk level has been raised to moderate. To date this year, … Read more

Quincy Schools Keeping Mask Mandate

By SCOTT JACKSON Masks will continue to be required for Quincy Public Schools students and staff at the start of the new academic year next month. The School Committee held a special meeting on Wednesday to review its policy on communicable diseases, including face coverings, ahead of the 2021-22 school year. The committee left in … Read more

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Koch Appointed To New MBTA Board

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy Mayor Thomas Koch has been named to the new seven-member board that will have oversight over the MBTA. Koch was appointed to the MBTA Board of Directors on Tuesday, becoming the first member of the new board that was created by legislation approved by Beacon Hill earlier this year. Koch was … Read more

Three New Quincy Public Schools Principals Named

By SCOTT JACKSON Supt. Kevin Mulvey has announced the hiring of three new Quincy Public Schools principals ahead of the upcoming academic year. Keith Ford has been named the new principal at North Quincy High, Derek Lakey will serve as the new principal at South-West Middle School and Natacha Dieudonné will become the principal at … Read more