Quincy

By - 3/29/17 - 5:48 pm

Liz Polcha looked out her apartment window on Boylston Street in JP today and saw a squirrel with the slice of pepperoni pizza it had somehow dragged up there.

Quincy has a pizza squirrel, too! Read more.

By - 3/21/17 - 12:49 pm

RTÉ reports ICE raided a Quincy apartment last week and put two Irish nationals into custody. One was released "pending the outcome of a visa application which he had already submitted prior to his detection," but the other, who was facing an OUI charge, was transported to the Suffolk County House of Correction, where he could sit for several weeks pending a hearing on being deported.

By - 3/17/17 - 9:21 pm

The Quincy Sun reports on an incident this afternoon in Quincy Center that ended with two under arrest.

The T briefly stopped Red Line service through Quincy Center so officers could search for one of the suspects.

By - 2/26/17 - 1:59 pm

WBZ reports she was taken to Boston Medical Center with life-threatening injuries after the stabbing at Jazzmoon Karaoke on Quincy Avenue early this morning.

By - 2/24/17 - 10:49 am

Molly Crane of Quincy says she never would have bought Healthy Sexy Hair Sulfate-Free Soy Moisturizing Shampoo if she'd known it actually has sulfate in it. Read more.

By - 2/22/17 - 10:11 am

Quincy Police report they are looking for two men for the armed robbery of a Franklin Street gas station last night. Read more.

By - 2/13/17 - 8:30 pm

Catxecutive Order asks:

Good place to buy hearty houseplants near Dot/Southie/Quincy? looking for a Valentine plant that won't die.

By - 2/9/17 - 10:57 pm
Nearly deserted Downtown Crossing

Jack Loughran had Downtown Crossing almost all to himself this afternoon.

Mooshrimp looked out at a family going out in Somerville: Read more.

By - 1/31/17 - 5:17 pm

The Quincy Patriot Ledger reports police arrested a man they caught masturbating in a Quincy Center parking lot outside two different restaurants on two consecutive days - and that when they put him in lockup, he started right up again. He faces a variety of charges.

By - 1/28/17 - 5:47 pm

In Marc Hurwitz's Friends of Boston Hidden Restaurants Facebook group, Bobby O'Neill asked this afternoon:

I feel like restaurants and shops owned by members of the Iraqi, Iranian, Sudanese, Yemeni, Libyan, Somali, and Syrian communities could use our support. Any recommendations?

Here's the list folks have come up with so far (additions welcome, of course): Read more.

By - 1/26/17 - 8:56 am

A couple hours ago, a Red Line train met its maker at Quincy Adams. The T is still reporting "minor" delays between Braintree and Quincy Center due to the "residual" effects of that.

By - 1/16/17 - 9:15 am

Quincy Police report arresting Malik Horani, 33, of Medford, on charges he used a needle to rob the Chipotle on Newport Ave. on Jan. 10. Read more.

By - 1/13/17 - 9:55 am

Quincy Police report a man posing as a panhandler robbed a Newbury Street resident early this morning, in a stickup similar to a robbery earlier this month on Atlantic Street. Read more.

By - 1/7/17 - 11:14 am
Market Basket lines in Brockton

Still plenty of Pringles at the Brockton Market Basket. Photo by Jim Corbo.

UPDATE, 12:35 p.m.: 60-minute wait to check out at the Chestnut Hill Star Market.

From the Big Y in North Quincy to the Roche Bros. in West Roxbury and the Stop & Shop in Dedham, area supermarkets are jammed with residents realizing they need milk, eggs and bread.

Also, getting word from Jenny M. that while the Brighton Whole Foods has plenty of milk and bread, they are OUT OF BANANAS! Read more.

By - 12/30/16 - 12:01 pm
Unidentifed urn

Quincy Police are hoping somebody can identify this urn - filled with ashes - that was found at a local monument maker's shop.

UPDATE: Quincy Police report the urn is sort of an abandoned baby of urns:

The business had no connection whatsoever to the found urn, other than it was placed on their doorstep.

By - 12/29/16 - 1:03 pm

Prevailing sentiment in progressive haunts is “2016, don’t let the door hit you on the way out.” Between a stressful election season, acts of terror, and the crisis in Syria, many of us will be glad to see the calendar page turn on Sunday night. Still, to every cloud there is a silver lining, and at least when it comes to tackling climate change in the US, Massachusetts was a bright spot amidst the clouds of 2016.

By - 12/15/16 - 8:14 am
Long delays on the Red Line in Quincy

Some headway this morning. Photo by Matt Lacob.

The T says it's gotten the deceased train off the tracks, but that sort of thing always means residual delays and extra jammed cars. Sutter reports:

Passenger on the platform @ Wollaston asked if we can move in a little more. Everyone in the car said "NO." in unison.

By - 12/10/16 - 4:25 pm
Swastika at Quincy quarry

A roving UHub photographer who went on a trek around the Quincy Quarries today reports "there are swastikas everywhere" - and looking pretty recent.