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Mahoney releases comprehensive policy agenda for Quincy ahead of mayoral election

Councillor Anne Mahoney has released a comprehensive policy agenda, outlining her priorities and vision for Quincy ahead of the mayoral election this November, according to a press release from her campaign committee emailed to The Sun. Her plan was informed by residents, stakeholders, and experts she has met during her time in public service. It … Read more

Cong. Lynch Hosting U.S. Service Academies Information Session Oct. 1 At Braintree Town Hall

Cong. Stephen F. Lynch (MA-08) will host an information session at Braintree Town Hall Sunday, Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon for all high school students interested in applying to one of the United States Service Academies. All students and their families are welcome to attend. Representatives from each of the following academies … Read more

Bicyclist Struck, Killed By Vehicle

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy police are investigating after a bicyclist was struck and killed by a vehicle Friday morning on Southern Artery. First responders were called to 479 Southern Artery at 11:17 a.m. on Friday after receiving several calls reporting a bicyclist had been struck by a motor vehicle, police said in a statement. Emergency … Read more

State Health Officials Announce Third Human Case Of West Nile Virus In MA

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) on Friday (Sept. 8) announced the third human case of West Nile virus (WNV) in a Massachusetts resident this year. The individual is a male in his 50s who was exposed in Hampden County. The risk of human infection with WNV is moderate in the Greater Boston area … Read more

Sept. 11 Remembrance Ceremony Monday

By SCOTT JACKSON The Quincy Fire Department will hold solemn ceremony Monday morning to commemorate the 22nd anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The ceremony will begin at 9:55 a.m. at departmental headquarters at 40 Quincy Ave. Fire Chief Joseph Jackson said this year’s observance will be similar to those held in … Read more

Quincy Christmas Parade Theme Contest Underway

The Christmas Festival Committee announces the Theme Contest for the Quincy Christmas Parade is now underway. The Committee is seeking public nominations for the theme of the 70th annual parade which will be held on Sunday, Nov. 26th. The parade theme plays a significant role in float preparation for the annual event and is an … Read more

Councillors OK Sea Street Takings

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy city councillors on Tuesday approved the taking of easements along a portion of Sea Street, setting the stage for a state project to make improvements to the thoroughfare. Councillors approved the takings along the stretch of Sea Street between Samoset Avenue and Palmer Street in a 9-0 vote during a special … Read more

City-Wide Tree Inventory Underway

The Department of Natural Resources is currently overseeing a city-wide inventory and survey of Quincy’s more than 20,000 street-trees, Mayor Thomas Koch announces. Tree Warden Dan Cathcart is working with CN Utility Consulting (CNUC) to identify the size, species, and condition of every street tree in Quincy.  The data will be collected and shared with … Read more

State Health Officials Announce First Two Human Cases Of West Nile virus In Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) announced Tuesday (Aug. 29th) the first two human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) in state residents this year. One individual is a female in her 70s who was exposed to the virus in another part of the country. The second individual is a male in his 40s … Read more

Man Escapes From West Quincy House Fire

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy police officers were able to help a man escape from a burning home in West Quincy early Tuesday morning. The house fire on Rodman Street was called in shortly before 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday, police said. The Quincy Police Department, Quincy Fire Department and Brewster Ambulance all responded to the scene. … Read more