Recent News:

New Candidate In School Committee Race

By SCOTT JACKSON A new resident has entered the race for School Committee, bringing the total number of people running for school board this year to eight. Tina Cahill of Grenwold Road pulled papers to run for a committee seat on Thursday. Tina Cahill is the wife of former Quincy city councillor and former state … Read more

New Contracts For Quincy Police, Firefighters

Quincy’s public safety unions, representing hundreds of police officers and firefighters, have agreed to an interim contract that will provide a 3 percent pay raise effective July 1, Mayor Thomas Koch’s office announced. The three unions – the Quincy Firefighters Association Local 792, the Quincy Police Patrol Officers Association and the Quincy Police Superior Officers … Read more

Park And Recreation Board Backs Marina Purchase

The Quincy Park and Recreation Board unanimously approved a resolve to encourage Mayor Thomas Koch to investigate acquiring property along the Town River in Quincy Point, the mayor’s office said in a statement. The board cited the city’s Open Space Plan goals and objectives as well as the lack of public boating access in Quincy … 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

Artist's rendering showing the three new announced developments along Quincy Center in Hancock Street.

Three New Developments Seen In Quincy Center

By SCOTT JACKSON Mayor Thomas Koch on Thursday unveiled plans for three new developments along Hancock Street in Quincy Center featuring nearly 600 residential units between them. One of the buildings would also be home to a performing arts center. Koch announced plans for the new buildings at a City Hall press conference joined by … Read more

City of Quincy Agrees To Remedy Discharges Of Stormwater Containing Sewage; Remedial Measures Expected To Be In Excess Of $100 Million

By SCOTT JACKSON The US Attorney’s Office and the US Environmental Protection Agency New England regional office has entered into a consent decree with the city of Quincy to resolve violations of the Clean Water Act regarding the city’s stormwater and sanitary sewer systems, federal officials announced Wednesday. Water sampling indicated untreated sanitary sewage discharging … Read more

Koch To Use Federal Money To Buy Munroe Building

By SCOTT JACKSON Mayor Thomas Koch on Thursday said he would use $15 million in federal pandemic relief funds to acquire the Munroe Building and a second parcel of land in Quincy Center. On Thursday, Koch joined U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch at a press conference inside the Quincy College welcome center at Presidents Place, where … Read more

Quincy Tree Alliance Announces Student Winners Of Logo Contest

By Quincy Tree Alliance Three local high schoolers have won $350 for logos they designed for the Quincy Tree Alliance, a new volunteer group dedicated to protecting and expanding the city’s urban forest. North Quincy senior Chloe Chin won the top prize of $200 for her logo, which incorporates a Quincy Center skyline; Quincy High … Read more