Quincy Center

By - 7/4/15 - 12:07 pm
John Adams in Quincy

Seems our second president would have preferred July 2 as Independence Day, although that would have deprived us of that story about him and Jefferson both dying within hours of each other on the national holiday.

David Parsons captured the Adams mural in Quincy.

Copyright David Parsons. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 2/9/15 - 8:36 am

Between Quincy Center and Quincy Adams, Peter Wilson reports. The Quincy Fire Department is on scene to help with evacuation. WCVB reports the train was stuck for two hours.

Scott H took photos at the scene.

Passengers getting on escape bus.

Meanwhile, Brian reported from the Orange Line around 8:35 a.m.:

By - 1/29/15 - 7:45 am

Major delays on the Red Line this morning. At Quincy Center, a train died and one car filled with smoke. Then the doors wouldn't open. Kerstin Haley reports:

People busted open the windows to let people out.

The Orange Line is also having its problems - once you could get to the trains. JTGard6306 reports:

Oak Grove is literally biggest disaster ive ever seen in my life. Accidents, fights, ZERO spots. AVOID!

By - 9/29/14 - 9:50 am

Meet Tina Lunn, who, at least based on the account provided by Transit Police of her arrest at Quincy Center yesterday, is a few cigarettes short of a full pack.

Smart until proven otherwise.

By - 8/8/14 - 1:15 pm
Wanted for Red Line assault

Transit Police report they are looking for this guy for an incident involving indecent assault and battery on an inbound Red Line train around 7:10 a.m. on July 29, not long after he'd gotten on the train at Quincy Center.

He's described as Hispanic, 20 to 25, 5'5" to 5'7" and thin.

If you know him, you can contact detectives at 617-222-1050, or send an anonymous tip to 873873

By - 8/8/14 - 12:50 pm

Transit Police report a man was found stabbed at the Quincy Center T stop around 3:20 a.m.

Erik Manley, 37, of Braintree, was arrested on a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. The victim, 35, from Weymouth, was taken to a local hospital and is expected to survive, police say.

Innocent, etc.

By - 4/22/14 - 8:41 am
Red Line at Broadway in South Boston

Red Line at Broadway around 9 a.m. Inbound, of course.

Not one, but two Red Line trains groaned and left this plane of existence this morning.

Matt Laskowski captured the scene at Broadway around 9 a.m., reports:

Had to unload train, nearly 30 minutes waiting so far. Scrambling T workers. Doors were closing on passengers as they were exiting over and over.

Earlier, around 7:20 a.m., another inbound (natch) train pushed up some daisies at Quincy Center around 7:20 a.m., leading to scenes like this.

By - 3/28/14 - 8:25 am

Transit Police report arresting a Quincy man on charges he pretended to be a cop during an incident at the Quincy Center Red Line stop earlier this month.

According to police, Michael Murray, 33, went up to a car parked in the pick-up area at the station around 5:25 p.m. on March 17:

By - 10/23/13 - 9:26 am
Crowded Quincy Center stop

Berfun shows us the scene after the alleged end of morning rush hour at Quincy Center this morning, caused by, oh, who knows, the Red Line being the Red Line. Imagine if the fire department monitored T stops for overcrowding like they do nightclubs.

Six years for the new cars to arrive.

By - 9/30/13 - 12:46 pm
Masonic fire in Quincy Center

Berfun looked out her window in Quincy Center at lunchtime to a 2-alarm fire at the Masonic lodge on Hancock Street

By - 5/13/13 - 9:17 am

Transit Police say a Quincy woman learned Saturday it's also against the law to assault people selling food inside MBTA stations

Transit Police report Tina Drouin, 49, of Quincy, grew upset around 2 p.m. when she ordered a steak and cheese sub at the Nathan's Famous stand in the Quincy Center Red Line stop, because the worker allegedly loaded up her steak and cheese sub with too much "shit," specifically, too many pickles.

By - 2/22/13 - 10:01 am

Trash Can Man

JuanJoseOle spotted this gentleman riding down Hancock Street in Quincy Center this morning, reports:

By - 1/29/13 - 11:51 am

Transit Police report a quadruple bonus when they arrested John Monroe, 32, of Roxbury after he refused a request from an officer to stop holding open the doors of a Red Line train at Quincy Center last night:

By - 10/24/12 - 6:38 am

SuspectMBTA Transit Police say they know who attacked two women at the Quincy Center T stop on Oct. 8 - now they have to find him.

By - 9/29/12 - 9:22 am

Rain, rain's gonna fall

Juan Boria, Jr. captured the scene inside the Quincy Center Red Line station this morning.

By - 9/26/12 - 3:09 pm

The MBTA reports Transit Police have issued 3,614 citations so far this year for fare evasion - up 59% from the 2,268 issued in the same period last year.

By - 4/26/12 - 9:33 am

The Salem News recounts how MBTA Transit Police Sgt. Steven O'Hara managed to talk down a guy who was about to jump off the T's Quincy Center parking garage on April 5.

By - 1/18/12 - 5:22 pm

The Patriot Ledger reports.

By - 6/3/11 - 3:18 pm

A Quincy 18-year-old already facing charges she, her mother and her younger sister beat another teen to the ground at the Quincy T stop in March now faces an additional charge after she allegedly threatened to kill the teen at a court appearance yesterday.

By - 4/4/11 - 8:10 am

The Patriot Ledger reports a track fire at Quincy Center Saturday night was blamed on leaves on the tracks.