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Mass. Launches New Site To Access Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Records

The Baker-Polito administration on Monday announced a tool that gives residents a new way to access their COVID-19 digital vaccine card and vaccination history. The new tool, called My Vax Records, allows people who received their vaccination in Massachusetts to access their own vaccination history and generate a COVID-19 digital vaccine card, which would contain … Read more

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Housing Authority Offering $500 Reward For Info Leading To Arrest After 9 Vehicles Vandalized

The Quincy Housing Authority is offering a $500 reward for information leading to an arrest for the vandalism of nine state-owned vehicles. “This is a horrible and senseless act,” said Quincy Housing Authority Executive Director James Marathas. “We are dealing with over 10 staff members fighting COVID 19, trying to service over 5,000 residents and … Read more

Online Program On Heat Pumps Jan. 19

Quincy Climate Action Network, Massachusetts Green Energy Consumers Alliance and Quincy Asian Resources, Inc. will host a program focusing on heat pumps later this month. The program will be held virtually on Wednesday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. Have you heard about heat pumps? Heat pumps transfer heat from your living space to the outside … Read more

Quincy Attorney Represents His 50th Lottery Winner

Folks wonder how David Spillane can be so lucky. A thorough review of the Massachusetts State Lottery website will show Spillane cashing major prize winnings at the Lottery an amazing Fifty times! It’s because Spillane, an attorney who practices in Quincy and Hanover, represents winners of the Lottery who wish to remain anonymous. “People keep … Read more

City Plants 500 New Trees

The City’s Department of Natural Resources recently finished planting 500 new trees along Quincy streets this fall and early-winter, the mayor’s office announces.  The trees were funded by Mayor Koch through a budget appropriation approved by the City Council.  They were planted in every neighborhood in the city. Tree species planted this year include Autumn … Read more

Blood Donors Needed To Avoid Delays In Patient Care

As holiday celebrations continue, concern is rising for the nation’s blood supply, which has now dipped to concerning levels and could force hospitals to hold off on essential blood transfusions for patients. Historically low blood supply levels not seen in more than a decade persist for the American Red Cross, which supplies about 40% of … Read more

Quincy Police Say They Found Man Accused Of Approaching Women In Parking Lots

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy police on Tuesday said they had found the man accused of approaching women in area parking lots and trying to lure them from their vehicles. The department said they received a call from a female around 9 a.m. on Tuesday who stated a male approached her vehicle and told her it … Read more

Indoor Masking Now Recommended For All Mass. Residents; Baker Activates National Guard

Gov. Charlie Baker on Tuesday announced additional measures — including an updated mask advisory and activation of the National Guard — to address a recent rise in COVID-19 cases and to ensure acute care hospitals have sufficient capacity to care for both COVID and non-COVID patients. The state’s healthcare system is facing a critical staffing shortage … Read more

Nearly 97% Of Vaccinated Bay State Residents Who Contracted COVID-19 Avoided Hospitalization, Death

Nearly 97 percent of Massachusetts residents who contracted COVID-19 after they were fully vaccinated avoided hospitalization or death, the state’s Department of Public Health announced Monday following a review of breakthrough cases. Additionally, the review found unvaccinated residents are five times more likely to become infected than fully vaccinated residents (defined as those who have received … Read more