Quincy

By - 10/9/14 - 7:13 pm

The mayor's office says it remains committed to rebuilding the Long Island bridge that was shut last night, but that even under the best circumstances, design, environmental analysis and actual construction could take five years and cost $80 million.

Even before the bridge was shut as unsafe, the city had been preparing bid documents for $9 million in design work, half of which would be... Read more

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 - 9/27/14 - 10:22 am

State Police report arresting a Brockton man after he allegedly drove into a school bus on I-93 north in Quincy around 3:40 p.m. yesterday

Police say they didn't have much trouble catching up with Zacarriah Peeples, 22:

Peeples fled on foot from his vehicle after the crash but became stuck on the top of a fence which had barbed wire.

No students on the... Read more

By - 9/26/14 - 7:25 am

The Massachusetts Nurses Association yesterday sued Radius Specialty Hospitals over the short notice given workers that its long-term care hospitals in Roxbury and Quincy are closing.

In its lawsuit, filed in US District Court, the union says Radius did not give workers 60 days notice of the shutdown, as required by federal law.

By - 9/20/14 - 7:20 pm

We need to stop litter and keep Massachusetts clean by spreading the word about the Yes on Question 2 campaign.

The Bottle Bill is the most effective recycling tool we have. Eighty percent of bottles covered by the Bottle Bill’s 5-cent deposit are recycled. Yes on Question 2 would add a bottle deposit to water, sports drinks, tea, juices, and other drinks that were... Read more

By - 9/2/14 - 2:55 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports the church, caught between the sale of its Back Bay headquarters and the continued decay of its planned headquarters in the South End, is setting up temporary digs in Quincy Center.

By - 8/17/14 - 6:23 pm

I was one of three people who had their cars broken into on Friday afternoon at Quincy Adams T station garage. Golf clubs were stolen out of my trunk and my window was smashed. One of the other unlucky souls mentioned a laptop being stolen and both of the other victims had much more extensive window damage. Oh, they also keyed the side of my... Read more

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... Read more

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.... Read more

By - 8/7/14 - 10:47 am
Bossart pins badge on brother

Jeff Bossart graduated from the MBTA Police Academy yesterday to become one of Quincy's newest police officers.

His brother Kevin pinned his new badge on him at the conclusion of the ceremony (photo via MBTA).

Kevin has reason to be particularly thankful for the T: In January he went into cardiac arrest and collapsed at the Wollaston Red Line stop and workers there performed... Read more

By - 7/11/14 - 10:33 am

The Patriot Ledger reports that Ras Labs, which is developing synthetic muscles, found itself priced out of its original Innovation District digs and has moved to Quincy.

"I can see Quincy becoming the next Cambridge," the Patriot Ledger quotes the company CEO as saying.

By - 7/5/14 - 9:20 pm
Back Bay at sunset from Wollaston Beach in Quincy

The Hancock was blindingly bright at sunset tonight, at least along Wollaston Beach in Quincy (where it was a great night for dinner at the Clam Box).

By - 6/21/14 - 12:19 pm
Laundry thief

Quincy Police hope to flush out two women they say boldly wisked away clothing from the Wash and Dry, 236 Washington St., on Wednesday. Police hope an all points bulletin will gain them tips on the women's whereabouts before they're forced to deal with a tide of clothing thefts.

If you recognize them, give a shout out to Det. Jamie Karvelis at 617-745-5765.... Read more

By - 5/30/14 - 11:34 am

Last year, Liz Feitelberg reports, she got a visit from the FBI over three mystery explosions she heard in West Quincy in March and April. And then there's the single-engine plane that started buzzing the town after the Marathon.

Connected, or just paranoia? For what it's worth, the guy arrested today was not charged with any violent acts himself, and the Globe... Read more

By - 5/30/14 - 9:03 am

Mass Live reports a Quincy man who allegedly ate dinner with the Tsarnaev brothers the night of the bombing is now under arrest.

By - 5/8/14 - 11:48 am
Dummy

Looking a bit regretful. Photo by State Police.

State Police report an alert trooper noticed something a little off about a passenger in a car heading inbound in the I-93 HOV lane in Quincy around 6:35 a.m. today:

After further investigation, Trooper [John] Carnell discovered the operator had propped up a work jacket with a mannequin head affixed to the top of the jacket in an attempt to create the illusion of

... Read more
By - 4/28/14 - 6:12 pm

Students, teachers and staff were ushered out this afternoon so that Quincy police could sweep the halls to look for the person.

By - 4/28/14 - 4:00 pm

Vanyaland investigates what happened to the $15,000 or so raised in a hardcore concert in Quincy last year that never made it to the One Fund. Well, half of it never made it. The owner of the South Shore Music Hall canceled his never-cashed check for his proceeds to the concert organizer, then wrote a new check directly to the One Fund.... Read more

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... Read more

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