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Neat Neighbors Contest Now Underway

Mayor Thomas Koch announces nominations are now open for the annual “Neat Neighbors” contest.  The annual contest aims to recognize Quincy residents that maintain their yard or property in the spirit of a Cleaner, Greener Quincy.  Each year 30 winners are chosen from throughout the city. If you would like to nominate a friend, neighbor, … Read more

Juveniles Arrested In Connection With Quincy Murder

Four juveniles were arrested on Tuesday morning in connection with the Feb. 15 murder of Nathan Paul in Quincy, the Norfolk District Attorney’s Office announced. The defendants face charges connected to the alleged larceny from Paul and the use of counterfeit US currency in that larceny; one defendant also faces a charge of accessory after … Read more

25 New Quincy Police Officers Sworn In

By SCOTT JACKSON Twenty-five new members of the Quincy Police Department were sworn-in on Friday during a City Hall ceremony before a standing-room-only audience comprised of family, friends and police officers past and present. The new officers who joined the department are: Shawn Thomas, Kevin Chenette, Sean Klimas, Adam McKeen, Gary Curtis, William Alzened, Michael … Read more

Massachusetts Residents Advised To Protect Public Benefits From Scams

The Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) has issued additional warnings to residents of skimming scams that have impacted some DTA clients. The agency and its investigations team became aware of banks and retailers who appear to have had their ATMs and card processing terminals compromised. These scams are aimed at obtaining credit, debit and Electronic … Read more

Police Seek Individual In Possible Chimney Repair Scam

The Quincy Police Department is seeking the identity of this individual relative to a possible chimney repair scam. He is described as a white male, approx 30-40 years old with a thick Irish brogue. He may be operating a white pickup truck with Florida plates. If you have any information that may assist, you are … Read more

On the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act, Boston River Report Cards Reveal Grades Ranging from A to F

Three Boston-area watershed organizations, along with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), on July 15th announced the 2021 Water Quality Report Cards Grades for the three rivers that flow into Boston Harbor: the Neponset, the Charles, and the Mystic. “This year, as we mark the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act, EPA celebrates the excellent … Read more

MA House Passes $4.2 Billion Economic Development Bill

The Massachusetts House of Representatives on July 14 passed an economic development bill, which utilizes American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) surplus funds, and bonds to make significant investments across several vital sectors of the economy, and to give back to low and middle-income residents in Massachusetts by providing one-time rebates and … Read more

Irish Tenor Ronan Tynan To Open Quincy Multicultural Folk Festival Aug. 6-7

Internationally acclaimed Irish Tenor Ronan Tynan will open the City of Quincy’s Multicultural Folk Festival the weekend Aug. 6th and 7th on the Hancock Adams Common, 1305 Hancock St. The weekend will include a wide variety of culturally diverse performances. On Saturday, Aug. 6 at 6 p.m., Ronan Tynan comes to Quincy for one performance … Read more

Merrymount Parkway Construction Begins Aug. 1st

Mayor Thomas Koch announces that construction on Merrymount Parkway will begin Monday, Aug. 1st. The project will improve the road and sidewalks, plant new trees, add bike lanes, and give the roadway much more of a parkway look.  The work is being done by contractor K.R. Rezendes, Inc.  of Assonet who was the low bidder … Read more

Residents Asked To Help Water New Trees

Natural Resources Commissioner Dave Murphy is requesting the help of Quincy residents with trees planted over the past three years.  During the significant drought of the summer of 2022, Murphy is asking residents to help water the new trees to increase their chances of thriving. “This has been a brutal stretch for our new trees … Read more