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Haiti foundation co-founder to get BC honorary degree

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 21:05
Quincy native and Randolph resident Nannette Canniff will be honored at Boston College's Monday commencement ceremonies. She helped start the St. Boniface Foundation in 1983, after her first visit to the impoverished island nation.

Major overhaul of public records law on tap for May 25 House vote

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:38
Massachusetts moved a step closer toward the first major overhaul of its public records law in more than 40 years when the six-member conference committee reached a deal that reconciles different proposals unanimously approved by the House and Senate.

MBTA General Manager Frank DePaola has cancer, will retire

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:22
MBTA General Manager Frank DePaola has been battling cancer and plans to retire June 30, state officials announced on Monday."Frank has been battling cancer for months and he has now come to the conclusion that he cannot focus adequately on his health and the treatment he needs while carrying out the heavy responsibilities of the GM's job," Transportation Secretary [...]

Quincy throws a colorful block party

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 04:52
Graffiti artist Brian Life says there's something happening in Quincy, and it's more than just new building construction.

Block party planned to mark closure of Quincy Center parking garage

Sun, 05/22/2016 - 11:53
The bad news: some commuters will be inconvenienced when a downtown parking garage closes later this month.

Artistic expression takes center stage at Quincy block party

Sun, 05/22/2016 - 11:46
Graffiti artist Brian Life says there's something happening in Quincy, and it's more than just new building construction.

Quincy Memorial Day events to include parade, ceremony and citywide tributes

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 18:03
Eric Vandiver, the commanding officer of the U.S. Naval Operational Support Center in Quincy, will be the guest speaker at the city's Memorial Day ceremony on May 30.

Budget cuts hinder environmental protection efforts in Massachusetts

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 07:16
Basic environmental protections for Massachusetts residents have unraveled in the last 15 years as deep budget cuts and shifting political priorities take hold. The state has slashed bacterial testing of lakes, rivers and other surface water by more than two-thirds in the last decade, according to state-reported data analyzed by The Eye. Inspections of contaminated properties and waste and water sites, meanwhile, have dropped 24 percent from fiscal year 2001.The state Department [...]

Reps. Ayers and Mariano and Sen. Keenan discuss T's 'disgrace' at Quincy business panel

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 15:10
The state representatives and state senator sat with about 60 Quincy business leaders to discuss legislation and programs that affect development in Quincy.

Reps. Ayers and Mariano and Sen. Keenan sit as panel with Quincy business leaders

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 14:08
The state representatives and state senator sat with about 60 Quincy business leaders to discuss legislation and programs that affect development in Quincy.

Traveling dental office comes to Quincy to treat veterans

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 08:08
About 50 people without dental insurance went to Quincy's Merrymount Park on Tuesday to get free dental care in Aspen Dental's 42-foot-long MouthMobile trailer.

OPEN WIDE: Traveling dental office comes to Quincy to treat veterans

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 23:16
About 50 people without dental insurance went to Quincy’s Merrymount Park on Tuesday to get free dental care in Aspen Dental’s 42-foot-long MouthMobile trailer.

Quincy councilors taking a long look at city budget

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 21:47
Mayor Thomas Koch's budget for fiscal year 2017 is facing much more scrutiny than his budget proposals of recent years.

OPEN WIDE: Travelling dentists' office comes to Quincy to treat veterans

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 15:37
About 40 veterans and community members without dental insurance lined up at Merrymount Park in Quincy on Tuesday for free.

Fore River Bridge to open Tuesday and Wednesday; sign up for our email alert

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 13:16
The bridge is scheduled to open at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 11 a.m. Wednesday, delaying traffic [...]