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New Distance (3.1 Miles) For Jimmy Kennedy Memorial Run For ALS June 8

Lunar New Year Holiday Clears First Vote

By SCOTT JACKSON The Quincy City Council’s ordinance committee on Monday unanimously approved an ordinance that would designate Lunar New Year as a school holiday in the city and the full council could approve the item as soon as May 20. Councillors Nina Liang, Scott Campbell, Noel DiBona, Richard Ash and Ian Cain had introduced … Read more

Call for Walkers: Register for the 36th Annual Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk

Registration is now open for the 2024 Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai. Scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 6, funds raised from the Jimmy Fund Walk support all forms of adult and pediatric patient care and cancer research at the nation’s premier cancer center, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Due to ongoing construction in Copley Square, the Jimmy Fund Walk … Read more

Councillors Seek To Make Lunar New Year A Holiday

By SCOTT JACKSON An ordinance cosponsored by five city councillors would make Lunar New Year a legal holiday in the city of Quincy. Councillors Nina Liang, Scott Campbell, Noel DiBona, Richard Ash and Ian Cain on Monday introduced an ordinance to establish the day as a legal holiday. The order was referred to the council’s … Read more

Elder Services Director Under Investigation For “Financial Irregularities”

The director of Quincy Elder Affairs has been placed on paid administrative leave after city officials became aware of “financial irregularities” at the city department that operates the Kennedy Center, the hub of services for local senior citizens. Mayor Thomas Koch confirmed through an email Monday that the director, Thomas Clasby, was placed on leave … Read more

‘House To House For Heroes’ Seeking Volunteers

Quincy Community Electricity Launching June 2024 with Rate of 13.804 ¢/kWh

Quincy will join 170 cities and towns across Massachusetts by seeking a cheaper and cleaner electric supply for residents and businesses beginning in June. Quincy Community Electricity is a municipal aggregation program first approved by the City Council 2018 and approved by the state Department of Public Utilities earlier this year that allows the City … Read more

Ian Cain Files To Run For US Senate

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy City Council President Ian Cain on Monday filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission to run for US Senate this fall. Cain, age 41, filed paperwork to run as a Republican in the Senate race. He said he plans to make a formal announcement regarding his candidacy later this month. Cain … Read more

Edward DeWitt Named Head Coach Quincy High Football

Quincy High School announces Edward DeWitt has been named the Presidents’ new head varsity football coach. DeWitt is a 2004 graduate of Quincy High School and member of the Quincy/North Quincy Football Hall of Fame. He has an extensive coaching background at the collegiate, high school, and youth levels. Most recently, DeWitt has been the … Read more

City: Furnace Brook Clubhouse Project To Provide Neighborhood Benefits

Mayor Thomas Koch announced Tuesday that work continues on the new clubhouse facility at the city-owned Furnace Brook Golf Course Clubhouse.  The work is being performed by G&R Construction who was the low bidder on the job.  Work is expected to continue throughout 2024 and the new facility will be opened in early 2025. An … Read more