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Palmucci Seeks Updates On FoxRock Plans For Quincy Center

By SCOTT JACKSON Ward 4 Councillor Brian Palmucci wants to get an update from FoxRock Properties on its plans for the Ross Lot in Quincy Center. He also wants to hear from legal counsel to review the pact between the city and FoxRock that allows the company to develop the lot. Palmucci plans to introduce … Read more

Central Student Showed Classmates Taser Outside School, Principal Says

By SCOTT JACKSON A student at Central Middle School will be disciplined for showing classmates a taser outside of school, the school’s principal said. In a letter to the school community, Principal Rick DeCristofaro Jr. on Friday said the student admitting showing the taser to classmates and would be disciplined for doing so. “This morning … Read more

Police Probing Quincy Point Shooting

By SCOTT JACKSON Police are looking for two suspects linked to a shooting that took place in Quincy Point on Tuesday afternoon. Quincy police were called to Avalon Avenue around 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday on multiple reports of possible gun shots, according to Sgt. Karyn Barkas. Upon arrival, officers were unable to locate any type … Read more

City councillors on Monday approved new ward and precinct lines for the city of Quincy. The new map will be used starting in 2022. Image courtesy city of Quincy.

Council OKs New Ward, Precinct Lines

By SCOTT JACKSON City councillors on Monday unanimously approved a new ward and precinct map for Quincy, which will take effect starting next year. The map will next be sent to state officials for final approval, City Clerk Nicole Crispo said Monday. By getting the map into the state before the end of October, state … Read more

Homeless Man Charged With Arson At Quincy Walmart, Roche Bros

By SCOTT JACKSON The Walmart location in Quincy has reopened days after police said a man intentionally set a fire inside the store. The store reopened at noon on Thursday. Firefighters were called to the Walmart at 301 Falls Blvd. just before 6:30 p.m. on Monday, according to Capt. John Dougan of the Quincy Police … Read more

Weymouth Man Charged With Robbing Quincy Bank

By SCOTT JACKSON A Weymouth man has been charged with robbing the Quincy Credit Union on Tuesday after turning himself into police. Capt. John Dougan of the Quincy Police Department said officers were called to the credit union’s main branch at 100 Quincy Ave. around 1 p.m. on Tuesday for a report of an unarmed … Read more

Racial Slur Found At South West Middle School

By SCOTT JACKSON The principal at South West Middle School in Quincy said an investigation is underway to identify whoever left hateful graffiti including a racial slur inside one of the school’s bathrooms and pledged to hold the responsible party accountable. Derek Lakey, the school’s principal, said the graffiti was found in the bathroom on … Read more

Councillors Want Truck Ban On Furnace Brook Parkway Enforced

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy city councillors on Monday called upon state officials to enforce the existing commercial traffic ban on Furnace Brook Parkway. Councillors unanimously approved a resolution – put forward by Charles Phelan Jr., Brian Palmucci and Anne Mahoney – asking the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, which owns the road, and State … 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

Quincy Population Tops 101,000

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy’s population has surpassed 101,000 residents, an increase of more than 10 percent over the past decade, according to recently released federal census figures. The data also show that Quincy has become more diverse since the last decennial census. The US Census Bureau on Thursday released results of the 2020 survey that … Read more

Quincy Commission On Equity, Diversity And Inclusion Named

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy officials have announced the names of the nine members of the newly formed Commission on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. The nine members Mayor Thomas Koch has appointed to the commission are: Ward 3 Councillor Ian Cain; attorney Gabriel Cheong; Faries Gray, a leader of the Massachusett Tribe at Ponkapoag; Philip Chong, … Read more

VaxMillions Drawing Dates Announced

The Baker-Polito Administration and the Massachusetts State Lottery on Friday reminded the public that registration for the Massachusetts VaxMillions Giveaway will begin on July 1 and also announced the schedule of drawing dates Residents age 18 and older who are fully vaccinated prior to each drawing will have the opportunity to enter to win one … Read more