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Helping Hands Stepping Up This Holiday Season

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy’s charities need your help this holiday season to provide assistance to the individuals and families they serve, as the rising costs of food, other household items and utilities are impacting many in the community. Local non-profits report they are serving more clients this year than they have in the past and … Read more

Quincy Downs North 40-35 In Thriller To Win 90th City Football Championship

Councillors Approve $23M For Public Safety HQ

By SCOTT JACKSON The Quincy City Council on Monday approved borrowing an additional $23 million to pay for the construction of a new public safety headquarters, which could open as soon as the spring of 2025. The $23 million bond was approved in a 7-1 vote, with Councillor Anne Mahoney opposed. Councillors had previously authorized … Read more

ABCC Kicks Off “Operation Safe Holidays”

The Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC) will be conducting alcohol enforcement operations at bars in major Massachusetts cities from Thanksgiving Eve through New Year’s Eve. The primary objective will be to prevent impaired driving and other alcohol-related harm during the holiday season, which is known for heavy alcohol consumption. The ABCC will focus enforcement efforts … Read more

Christmas Poster Contest Winners Announced

Quincy Access Television congratulates the winners of this year’s Christmas Poster Contest.  Elementary school students from the Quincy Public Schools and the Quincy Catholic Academy participated in the annual contest sponsored by Quincy Access Television. There were 828 poster entries judged by Tony and Phyllis Andrade of the Quincy Art Association. The two categories were … Read more

Filming Friday On Fore River Bridge

By SCOTT JACKSON Filming for a commercial production will take place Friday night on the Fore River Bridge, according to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Filming will take place between 7 p.m. and midnight. Actors will be filmed on the sidewalks along the Fore River Bridge, MassDOT said. This scheduled event is weather dependent and … Read more

Woman Raped After Being Kidnapped At Wollaston T Station

By SCOTT JACKSON A Quincy man has been charged with kidnapping a woman outside the Wollaston MBTA station and then repeatedly raping her. Christian M. Lynch, age 26, of Quincy, was arraigned Monday in Quincy District Court on several charges, including rape, kidnapping, strangulation and assault and battery on a person over the age of … Read more

Quincy Goes For Healey In Governor’s Race; Local Legislators Reelected

By SCOTT JACKSON Maura Healey carried Quincy in the recent state election en route to becoming Massachusetts’ governor-elect, and the city’s local legislators easily turned aside challengers to win new terms. Quincy voters also backed the winners in the remaining statewide contests in the Nov. 8 election and the binding referendums on the ballot. Healey, … Read more

AAA Expects 55 Million Americans To Travel This Thanksgiving

AAA predicts 54.6 million people will travel 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving. That’s a 1.5% increase over 2021, representing 98% of pre-pandemic volumes. This year is projected to be the third busiest for Thanksgiving travel since AAA started tracking in 2000*. Massachusetts travelers will account for more than 1.3 million of the … Read more

Ward 4 Special Election Set For Feb. 7

By SCOTT JACKSON Voters in parts of South and West Quincy will head to the polls on Feb. 7 to elect a new city councillor. The city will hold a special election to fill the Ward 4 seat on the Quincy City Council that day. The special election is being held following the resignation of … Read more