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John Quincy Adams Birthday Wreath-Laying Ceremony Rescheduled For Monday, July 12

Due to the inclement forecast of heavy rain and wind Friday (Tropical Storm Elsa), the John Quincy Adams birthday anniversary wreath-laying ceremony originally scheduled for Friday, July 9 at noon at United First Parish Church in Quincy Center has been postponed. The wreath-laying ceremony has been rescheduled for Monday, July 12 at noon at the … Read more

Squantum Road Race Rescheduled To Saturday, July 10

The Squantum Road Race, a tradition held annually as part of the 4th of July festivities in Squantum, will be held Saturday, July 10th. The new date comes after the race was postponed last weekend due to weather. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the Squantum Fire Station located at 50 Huckins Ave., North … Read more

Firefighters Revive Driver At Squantum Parade

By SCOTT JACKSON Firefighters sprang into action on Sunday, reviving a man who suffered cardiac arrest while driving a float in the annual Squantum Fourth of July Parade. The Greater Boston Firefighters Pipes and Drums band, whose members are firefighters from area communities, including Quincy, was among the units participating in this year’s parade. Members … Read more

New Candidate In School Committee Race

By SCOTT JACKSON A new resident has entered the race for School Committee, bringing the total number of people running for school board this year to eight. Tina Cahill of Grenwold Road pulled papers to run for a committee seat on Thursday. Tina Cahill is the wife of former Quincy city councillor and former state … Read more

New Contracts For Quincy Police, Firefighters

Quincy’s public safety unions, representing hundreds of police officers and firefighters, have agreed to an interim contract that will provide a 3 percent pay raise effective July 1, Mayor Thomas Koch’s office announced. The three unions – the Quincy Firefighters Association Local 792, the Quincy Police Patrol Officers Association and the Quincy Police Superior Officers … Read more

Park And Recreation Board Backs Marina Purchase

The Quincy Park and Recreation Board unanimously approved a resolve to encourage Mayor Thomas Koch to investigate acquiring property along the Town River in Quincy Point, the mayor’s office said in a statement. The board cited the city’s Open Space Plan goals and objectives as well as the lack of public boating access in Quincy … Read more

Bridge, Park Honoring 18 Quincy Generals To Be Dedicated Sept. 11

Mayor Thomas P. Koch will dedicate the new Generals Bridge and Park Saturday, Sept. 11 honoring the contributions of 18 military leaders, all of whom were raised in Quincy. The event will be held at the site of the new bridge and park at 10 a.m. at the corner of General Dunford Drive and General … Read more

VaxMillions Drawing Dates Announced

The Baker-Polito Administration and the Massachusetts State Lottery on Friday reminded the public that registration for the Massachusetts VaxMillions Giveaway will begin on July 1 and also announced the schedule of drawing dates Residents age 18 and older who are fully vaccinated prior to each drawing will have the opportunity to enter to win one … Read more

Three New Developments Seen In Quincy Center

By SCOTT JACKSON Mayor Thomas Koch on Thursday unveiled plans for three new developments along Hancock Street in Quincy Center featuring nearly 600 residential units between them. One of the buildings would also be home to a performing arts center. Koch announced plans for the new buildings at a City Hall press conference joined by … Read more

City of Quincy Agrees To Remedy Discharges Of Stormwater Containing Sewage; Remedial Measures Expected To Be In Excess Of $100 Million

By SCOTT JACKSON The US Attorney’s Office and the US Environmental Protection Agency New England regional office has entered into a consent decree with the city of Quincy to resolve violations of the Clean Water Act regarding the city’s stormwater and sanitary sewer systems, federal officials announced Wednesday. Water sampling indicated untreated sanitary sewage discharging … Read more