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Blood Drives At Quincy Yacht Club Support Priscilla Bonica

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

RIDE Paratransit Trips From Logan Airport Will Be Free Beginning Oct. 1

The MBTA announced Wednesday (Sept. 29) that paratransit RIDE trips that originate from all Logan Airport terminals and end within three-quarter miles of the MBTA’s subway system will be free beginning Friday, Oct. 1. This service complements the free transit service offered to riders on the fixed-route system from the airport. As the MBTA continually … 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

Norfolk Republican Committee Sponsoring Nationally Known Speaker On CRT Oct. 7

The Norfolk County Republican Committee is sponsoring a public discussion led by William Jacobson on the impact of Critical Race Theory (CRT) on American education and culture. The presentation will be held Thursday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Post 18, 155 Eastern Ave., Dedham. Suggested donation is $20 which includes light … 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

School Committee Candidates Night In Squantum Oct. 6

The Squantum Community Association will host a candidates night on Wednesday, Oct. 6 for residents to meet the candidates for the upcoming Quincy School Committee election. The event will be held at 7 p.m. at the First Church of Squantum, 164 Bellevue Rd., Squantum. After opening statements by the candidates, residents will be invited to … Read more

QHS Senior Football Players, Cheerleaders Honored At Senior Night

Quincy High School’s senior varsity football players and senior cheerleaders were honored on Senior Night before the Presidents’ game against Oliver Ames Sept. 17. The players and cheerleaders were introduced and escorted to mid-field by family and friends prior to kick-off at Quincy’s home opener at Veterans’ Memorial Stadium. There are 13 players and 11 … Read more

Council Candidates To Tackle Climate Issues Oct. 7

By Quincy Climate Action Network City council candidates will answer questions about local climate and environmental issues in an online forum on Thursday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. Quincy Climate Action Network is hosting the event on Zoom, Facebook, and Youtube, with questions submitted by other local organizations as well. All but one of the … Read more