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Fore River Bridge to open Saturday and Sunday; sign up for our email alert

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 15:41
The bridge is scheduled to open at 7 a.m. Saturday and 6 a.m. Sunday, delaying traffic for 15 to [...]

Fourth of July Activities for eastern Mass.

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 10:28
Parades, fireworks and much more.

66 of 67 South Shore beaches are open

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 17:50
All but one of the 67 South Shore beaches that are tested by state and local officials for water quality are open. Only the Sachem Street section of Wollaston Beach is posted. It was sl;ightly over the limit for bacteria. The rest of Wollaston Beach is open, along with Nantasket and Plymouth beaches.See water quality test results for each community [...]

How new traffic signals in Quincy Square will affect you

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 17:02
Quincy Square will be shut down to all traffic for eight hours Friday night and into Saturday morning as the city prepares for a permanent change in the downtown traffic pattern. Here's what it means to you.

Quincy interfaith service on Sunday to honor Orlando shooting victims

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 14:24
The public is invited to participate in a special interfaith service this Sunday in Quincy Center to honor the victims of the June 12 shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando.

Engraved bricks from Quincy Center walkway available Friday and Saturday

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 18:24
The personalized bricks that made up the original “Walk of Names” in Quincy Center are available for pickup this Friday and Saturday.

Major change in Quincy Center traffic pattern coming Friday

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 17:43
Quincy Square will be shut down to all traffic for eight hours Friday night and into Saturday morning as the city prepares for a permanent change in the downtown traffic pattern.

Major change in Quincy Center traffic pattern coming this Friday

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 19:44
Quincy Square will be shut down to all traffic for eight hours this Friday night and into Saturday morning as the city prepares for a permanent change in the downtown traffic pattern.

Quincy middle school honors Emily Zarnoch, teacher killed in crash

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 03:17
About 660 students and staff filled Pageant Field in Quincy on Monday, June 20, for a field-day fundraiser in memory of substitute teacher Emily Zarnoch.

Quincy middle school celebrates life of substitute teacher at annual field day fundraiser

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 17:56
About 660 students and staff filled Pageant Field in Quincy on Monday, June 20, for a field-day fundraiser in memory of substitute teacher Emily Zarnoch.

Demolition of the Ross Parking Garage continues to clear space for Quincy revitalization

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 13:25
Construction crews cleared debris from the demolition site of the Ross Garage, a four-level parking structure on Granite Street. The garage was closed on Monday, May 30, and the demolition began on Monday, June 20.The city decided to knock down the garage because of its under use. Only one fourth of parking spots are occupied on business days, and only people willing to pay can park.The city has not decided what will be built to replace the Ross Garage, but Mayor Thomas [...]

Phoenix House to honor Quincy mayor, 3 others

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 09:16
QUINCY –   Mayor Thomas Koch and several other individuals will be honored on June 29 at the Phoenix House New England’s inaugural Public Service Award Luncheon.The luncheon commemorates Phoenix House’s successful first year in operation in Quincy and honors community leaders whose service inspires individuals struggling to reclaim disordered lives. Those receiving awards include Koch; Steven Tolman, president of the Massachusetts AFL-CIO and [...]

Quincy Mayor Thomas Koch among Phoenix House honorees

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 01:09
QUINCY –   Mayor Thomas Koch and several other individuals will be honored on June 29 at the Phoenix House New England’s inaugural Public Service Award Luncheon.The luncheon commemorates Phoenix House’s successful first year in operation in Quincy and honors community leaders whose service inspires individuals struggling to reclaim disordered lives. Those receiving awards include Koch; Steven Tolman, president of the Massachusetts [...]

Quincy group to hold presentation on Princess Eve Marsh

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 01:04
QUINCY – A group of Merrymount residents will offer a presentation on efforts to restore Princess Eve Marsh at 7 p.m. on Tuesday.The Quincy Making Waves Coalition will give a slide presentation on the condition of the salt marsh, located behind Princess Eve Drive off of Quincy Shore Drive. The coalition started as a group of residents affected by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s new flood maps that were released in July of 2014. The [...]

Community makes music together at first PorchFest Quincy

Sun, 06/19/2016 - 07:34
QUINCY – Walking from the Wollaston School on Beale Street and along Prospect avenue, neighbors could stop and listen to a punk band, an Americana group, and even some orchestra members. If they got tired of listening, visitors could just take out their blue maps and follow them to the other 67 bands playing at Quincy’s first-ever PorchFest on Saturday."I’ve gotten so many high fives today," Wally Hubley, President of the Wollaston Hills Neighborhood Association, [...]