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Quincy Woman Starts Fundraiser For Mass. Native After Maui Fires

By SCOTT JACKSON A Quincy woman has launched an online fundraiser to benefit a Massachusetts native and his family who lost their house in the Maui wildfires. Debbie Weisman Clasie began the fundraiser on GoFundMe to benefit Max Tornai and his family earlier this month in the wake of the fires. The fundraiser had raised more … Read more

Public Invited To Appeal Or Comment On Flood Maps in Norfolk County

Preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps are available for review by residents and business owners in affected communities in Norfolk County. The City of Quincy is among the communities in Norfolk County. Residents and business owners are encouraged to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential … Read more

Wu Outlines Vision For Long Island

By SCOTT JACKSON Boston Mayor Michelle Wu toured Long Island on Wednesday and shared her vision for a planned recovery campus on the island. Wu toured the island along with Dr. Bisola Ojikutu, the executive director of the Boston Public Health Commission. They were joined by a number of service providers who either previously used … Read more

Civil War Cannons At Mount Wollaston Cemetery Being Refinished

By SCOTT JACKSON Four Civil War-era cannons installed at Mount Wollaston Cemetery are being refinished in concert with a larger effort to spruce up the historical burial ground. The cannons were removed from the cemetery but will be put back once refinished, Mayor Thomas Koch said in a recent interview. “Those are being refinished,” he … Read more

Neat Neighbors Nominations Close Sept. 5

Nominations for the 2023 Neat Neighbors contest will be closing on Sept. 5, announces Commissioner of Natural Resources Dave Murphy. Friends, relatives, and neighbors can nominate a property that they believe is maintained within the spirit of a cleaner, greener Quincy.​ There will be 30 winners chosen from around the city that will receive a … Read more

Boston Receives Key Permit For Long Island Bridge

By SCOTT JACKSON Boston’s proposal to rebuild the Long Island Bridge cleared a major hurdle this week with the issuance of a key state permit. Quincy officials are expected to appeal the decision. Boston officials on Thursday announced the city had received a Chapter 91 license from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection to rebuild … Read more

Bloodhound Joining Quincy Police Department

The Quincy Police Department announces that a new recruit has joined the force. Chief Mark Kennedy said QPD K-9 “Ringo” – a six-moth old male bloodhound – is undergoing training in South Carolina learning scent discrimination, trailing and tracking. He is excelling at his training and is expected to graduate in December. Bloodhounds have unique … Read more

West Nile Virus Confirmed In Mosquitoes From Quincy; Risk Level Raised To Moderate

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) has confirmed that West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in mosquitoes collected from Quincy.  There has been (1) WNV- positive Culex pipiens/ restuans complex mosquito sample (pools) identified from samples collected from July 6th through Aug. 9th. The City of Quincy risk level has been raised to … Read more

Quincy Woman Convicted In 2020 Stabbing Murder Of Milton Man

After four days of trial, a Norfolk Superior Court jury has convicted a Quincy woman of murder in the first degree for the 2020 stabbing death of a Milton man in the parking area outside a Quincy liquor store, according to Norfolk District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey. “The jury reached their verdict before 3 p.m. … Read more

Quincy Asian Resources, Inc. 36th Annual August Moon Festival Aug. 20

Quincy Asian Resources, Inc. and the City of Quincy will host the 36th annual August Moon Festival Sunday, Aug. 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Coddington Street, Quincy Center. This event has attracted over 10,000 patrons from Quincy and surrounding communities for an afternoon of cultural celebrations and fun activities for all. This … Read more