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Quincy Councillors Pass Affordable Housing Resolution

By SCOTT JACKSON City councillors on Monday approved a resolution that asks the Planning Department to look into ways to encourage the creation of affordable housing in Quincy. “We need to keep Quincy affordable [for] Quincy people,” said Councillor Noel DiBona, who introduced the resolution. “This resolution is an effort to keep more of Quincy … 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

Fatalities Due to Drowsy Driving Crashes Are 10X Higher Than Reported

As clocks spring forward for Daylight Saving Time on Sunday, the risk of drowsy driving crashes will also jump. Research has found that crashes tend to increase in the days following the spring time change as drivers get behind the wheel while sleep-deprived and with their circadian rhythms out of whack. Previous AAA studies have … Read more

FoxRock Properties Acquires Crown Colony Building

FoxRock Properties, a real estate investment, development, and management firm, on Thursday announced its acquisition of Quincy’s premier office building at 1200 Crown Colony Drive. The 236,491 square foot building is in the highly visible and centrally located Crown Colony Office Park, just a half mile from the Quincy Adams T stop and adjacent to … Read more

Biden, Trump Primary Winners In Quincy

By SCOTT JACKSON President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump won big on Super Tuesday – both in Quincy and elsewhere – all but guaranteeing a rematch between the two in the fall. Biden received 6,364 votes in Quincy in the March 5 Democratic primary, 74.65 percent of all votes cast, and was the … Read more

Arrest Made In Wollaston Shooting

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy police have arrested a Lowell man in connection with a shooting that left a man with non-life-threatening injuries. The Lowell man, who police did not identify by name on Saturday, is facing charges of armed assault with intent to murder, possession of ammunition without a firearms identification card, discharging a firearm … Read more

Driver Extricated From Vehicle Following Quincy Center Crash

By SCOTT JACKSON A 62-year-old Quincy resident sustained non-life-threatening injuries after being entrapped in their SUV during a single-vehicle crash in Quincy Center on Tuesday afternoon. The crash took place at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the vicinity of 1250 Hancock St., police said in a statement. The SUV, driven by the 62-year-old Quincy resident, had … Read more

$600,000 Approved For Quincy 400

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy city councillors on Monday approved an appropriation of $600,000 to cover costs associated with the Quincy 400 initiative, which will celebrate the quadricentennial of the city’s 1625 settlement next year. “The goal of this exercise is to provide the seed money where we will have some ability over the next couple … Read more

Person Rescued From Fore River Channel

By SCOTT JACKSON A person was rescued after reportedly jumping from the Fore River Bridge Saturday afternoon, police said. The Quincy Police Department received multiple 911 calls around 3:45 p.m. on Saturday reporting a person had jumped from the Fore River Bridge into the Fore River Channel below, the department said in a statement. The … Read more

Search Underway For Quincy High Football Coach; Ford No Longer Acting Coach

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy High School Principal Keith Ford on Tuesday announced he would no longer serve as the acting football coach for the school’s football team. Ford announced he would be stepping away from the position of acting head coach days after being named to the post. “On Friday, January 26, 2024, after collaborative … Read more