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Healey-Driscoll Administration Announces End of COVID-19 Public Health Emergency in Massachusetts

Today (Wednesday, March 15) the Healey-Driscoll Administration announced that the state’s COVID-19 public health emergency will end on May 11, 2023, to align with the end of the federal public health emergency. The announcement this week, ahead of the 45-day notice required by state law, allows additional time for impacted organizations to prepare for the end of the public health emergency.  Governor Healey will also file legislation that would extend key flexibilities provided by the public health emergency, particularly around staffing for the health care industry and emergency medical services (EMS). The Governor also announced that on May 11 she plans to rescind Executive … Read more

MBTA Reminds Riders to Allow for Extra Time

The MBTA is advising riders to plan for additional travel time and longer headways on the Red, Orange, Blue, Green, and Mattapan Lines this week as MBTA engineers continue to perform repair validations and speed verifications following a Department of Public Utilities (DPU) site visit last week. Riders are encouraged to use the T’s Trip … Read more

AAA: Spring Forward, But Not Drowsily

With clocks jumping ahead one hour on Sunday (March 12), motorists should use extra caution with the start of daylight-saving time this weekend, says AAA Northeast. Drowsy driving can increase a driver’s crash risk comparable to driving drunk. “Drowsy driving is a significant traffic safety issue,” said Mary Maguire, Vice President of Public and Government … Read more

MBTA Spring 2023 Schedules Take Effect This Month

The MBTA has issued its Spring 2023 Service Schedules, which take effect at varying times this month. The MBTA typically adjusts service schedules quarterly to reflect the levels of service being delivered. For a full listing of all upcoming service changes, visit Effective March 12, minor departure time changes will take place on the … Read more

Nashoba Regional Edges NQ In Div. 2 Tournament, 56-53

The tournament road ended in Bolton Tuesday night for the North Quincy High School boys’ varsity basketball team as the Raiders came up short against Nashoba Regional, 56-53 in the Div. 2 tournament. The #11 seed  Raiders finished the season with a record of 16-7. Nashoba Regional – the 6th seed – advanced to the … Read more

16 New Quincy Firefighters Sworn In At City Hall Ceremony

Basketball Court Repairs Set For This Spring

Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Dave Murphy announces plans to repair basketball courts at Heron Road Playground, Mass Field Playground, and Smith and Quarry Street Park this Spring. The court at Heron Road, also known as Arthur Boyson Park, will be entirely rebuilt and the drainage around the court will be improved.  New hoop stanchions … Read more

Pageant Field Renovations Underway

Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Dave Murphy announces that renovations to Pageant Field have started.  Plans include a new picnic pavilion, a perimeter walking path, renovations to the rest room, renovated amenities, and a rebuilt softball diamond.  Plantings will be added throughout the park as well. The existing picnic pavilion is over 25 years old … Read more

Online Fundraiser To Help Garcia Family

The Garcia family, owners of Jimmy’s House of Pizza in Quincy Point, are looking for financial assistance from the community. Sergio Garcia bought JHOP about two years ago, during the pandemic.  Last August (2022), just as the family- owned business began to make a comeback, Sergio suffered a stroke.  Mr. Garcia has been unable to … Read more

MBTA Launches Online Safety Dashboard; Public Can Now See Status of FTA Special Directives

The MBTA has launched an online safety dashboard that allows the public to see the status of the T’s progress in responding to the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Safety Management Inspection (SMI) Special Directives. The new dashboard includes a description of each Corrective Action Plan, what it is intended to correct, the MBTA’s analysis, recommendations, and the status … Read more