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Two men were injured after the Jeep they were in struck a home and several parked cars on Water Street late Thursday. The driver, who sustained life-threatening injuries, was partially ejected from the vehicle and had to be freed using the Jaws of Life. The passenger sustained non-life-threatening injuries. Photo courtesy Quincy Police Department.

Two Injured In Water Street Crash

By SCOTT JACKSON Two men were injured struck after they were in struck a house and parked cars on Water Street in Quincy late Thursday night. First responders were called to the scene of the crash at 115 Water St. around 11:10 p.m. Thursday, Quincy police said. Officers saw that a 2005 Jeep Liberty had … Read more

Fenway Park COVID Vaccine Site Moving

By SCOTT JACKSON With the Red Sox set to open their home slate on April 1, the mass vaccination clinic at Fenway Park will be relocating before the end of March. Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday announced a new mass vaccination site would open at the Hynes Convention Center, replacing the Fenway Park site. Vaccinations … Read more

Quincy Police Charge Four With Fentanyl Trafficking

By SCOTT JACKSON The Quincy Police Department arrested and charged four individuals with trafficking fentanyl Tuesday evening. The department’s drug control unit was conducted surveillance in the area of Washington Street and McGrath Highway around 6:45 p.m. Tuesday when detectives observed two individuals pacing back and forth and looking up and down Washington Street while … Read more

Massachusetts Educators Eligible For COVID Vaccine March 11

By SCOTT JACKSON Starting on March 11, K-12 school staff and early childcare workers in Massachusetts will be able to book appointments to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. Charlie Baker announced Wednesday. The governor made his announcement during a press conference inside the West Parish School in Gloucester, which on Wednesday marked its 101st day … Read more

Third COVID-19 Vaccine Cleared For Use

By SCOTT JACKSON Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday said the introduction of a third coronavirus vaccine should “dramatically boost” vaccination efforts in the Bay State and elsewhere. The Food and Drug Administration this weekend granted an emergency use authorization to the new vaccine, which is manufactured by Johnson & Johnson. Two other vaccines – manufactured … Read more

$2.1 Million Sought For Emergency Town Brook Repairs

By SCOTT JACKSON Warning that it is in danger of collapsing, city officials are seeking $2.1 million to make emergency repairs to an underground section of the culvert that carries the Town Brook. The council will consider Mayor Thomas Koch’s request for that money, which would come from the sewer and drain rehabilitation fund, at … Read more

Baker Touts Pooled COVID Testing Program

By SCOTT JACKSON Gov. Charlie Baker said the pooled-testing program that is now available to school districts statewide is key to allowing more in-person learning amid the coronavirus pandemic and to “whatever the next normal is going to be here.” Baker highlighted the pooled-testing program during a Friday morning visit to the Nock-Molin Middle School … Read more

Fans Allowed Back At Massachusetts Stadiums March 22

By SCOTT JACKSON Massachusetts will allow spectators at its large indoor and outdoor stadiums starting on March 22, after those venues had been closed to fans for more than a year. Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday announced the state would enter phase three, step two of his four-phased reopening plan effective March 1. It will … Read more

Baker Expects ‘Significantly Better’ Performance For State Vaccine Website Thursday

By SCOTT JACKSON Massachusetts residents who visit the state’s website Thursday morning to book an appointment to get the COVID-19 vaccine should see significant improvements over last week, when the site crashed amid high traffic. Some 50,000 appointments will be made available Thursday morning on the state’s website, mass.gov/covidvaccine. Those include appointments for the state’s … Read more

Massachusetts Leaders Want More Students Back In Classrooms Full-Time

By SCOTT JACKSON Massachusetts officials are pushing to bring more children back to the classroom on a full-time basis in April, starting with elementary school students. Education Commissioner Jeff Riley on Tuesday said he would ask the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to give him permission to begin ending districts’ remote and hybrid … Read more

Residents Over 65 And Those With Comorbidities Can Get COVID Shots Thursday

By SCOTT JACKSON Massachusetts residents over the age of 65 and those with two or more health conditions that put them at severe risk of severe COVID-19 complications can get vaccinated starting Thursday. Those two groups include more than one million residents, Gov. Charlie Baker said at a press conference Wednesday. He urged patience and … Read more

Courtney Perdios is sworn in as a member of the Quincy School Committee Wednesday morning by Mayor Thomas Koch at a brief ceremony held in the Great Hall of the James R. McIntyre Government Center (old City Hall). Perdios was appointed to the vacant school seat created when Anthony Andronico was appointed to the Ward 2 city council seat after former councillor Brad Croall resiigned last month. Photo Courtesy Lisa Aimola/City of Quincy

Perdios Appointed To Open School Committee Seat

By SCOTT JACKSON Courtney Perdios was appointed to the open seat Quincy School Committee Tuesday evening, besting out three other nominees for the position. Perdios, who finished runner-up in the 2019 school board election, filled the seat left vacant by the departure of Anthony Andronico last month. Andronico left the school board after being appointed … Read more