Quincy

By - 12/4/18 - 4:40 pm
Dead Red Line train

The train inaction. Photo by Jules Wang.

Yet another Red Line train has left this mortal coil, this time at North Quincy, and now there are delays of 20 minutes on the line. Jules Wang had a front-row seat for the train's expiration (no word if the T is providing grief counseling): Read more.

By - 11/23/18 - 6:28 pm
Sunset from Nut Island in Quincy

Marc Hurwitz braved the cold at Nut Island to watch the sun go down this evening.

By - 11/14/18 - 8:48 am

The MBTA reports delays of "up to ten minutes" on the Braintree Line due to a train that up and died near Quincy Center. Cat City, though, reports:

Been waiting for a train at Quincy Center for 30

The Green Line also had problems with a dead trolley at Haymarket.

By - 11/11/18 - 12:03 am
Back Bay Armistice celebrations

One hundred years ago today, people all over the Boston area stopped what they were doing to celebrate the end of the War to End All Wars. Read more.

By - 11/5/18 - 10:46 am

Lowe's says its Quincy store is underperforming.

By - 10/2/18 - 4:12 pm
Martinez answers Flaherty as Osgood listens

Martinez answers Flaherty as Streets and Transportation Chief Chris Osgood listens.

Boston officials say they plan to go to court - and to state environmental officials - to try to overturn a decision by the Quincy Conservation Commission to reject plans for construction of a new bridge to Long Island, where Boston wants to build a new addiction treatment campus. Read more.

By - 7/16/18 - 1:58 pm

In a case involving two feuding Quincy neighbors, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled today it will never see a poem lovely as a tree. Read more.

By - 7/10/18 - 5:55 pm

One one of the hotter, more humid days of the year, the Red Line is doing its best to imitate one of the rollers on those 7-Eleven hot dog things that turn oh, so slowly, because of signal problems at Quincy Adams

By - 5/30/18 - 4:38 pm
Snapping turtle

Heather Sullivan spotted this bad boy on Ricciuti Drive, across from the Granite Links golf course in Quincy today. She stayed well away from its mouth, because, of course, such beasties can snap a broomstick in half like nobody's business, or so we hear.

By - 5/16/18 - 9:37 am
Coyote on Wollaston Beach

BPSNightmare snapped several shots of the coyote during last night's storm, near the yacht clubs.

By - 5/14/18 - 10:05 am
Exploded cannon on Nut Island
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One of the Boston area's more unusual public monuments is the exploded cannon barrel flanked by two shells on Nut Island, at the tip of Quincy's Hough's Neck.

Read more.

By - 5/7/18 - 6:28 pm

The MBTA reports delays of up to 15 minutes on the Braintree branch of the Red Line, due to a track fire at Quincy Center.

By - 5/2/18 - 8:58 am
Proposed new Long Island Bridge

Possible before and after, from Mayor Walsh's office. See it larger.

Mayor Walsh's office is filing plans with the Boston Conservation Commission today to replace the bridge to Long Island with a similar $92-million span. Read more.

By - 4/18/18 - 9:26 pm

The Patriot Ledger reports Quincy Mayor Thomas Koch is proposing an ordinance banning construction vehicles from the roads leading to where Boston wants to rebuild the Long Island bridge, as a way to block construction. Read more.

By - 4/12/18 - 11:46 am

The MBTA reports delays of 20 to 30 minutes in both directions on the Red Line due to signals going on the fritz at North Quincy and track work at Wollaston.

By - 3/16/18 - 9:41 am

The Patriot Ledger reports that when one of his tenants asked him to move his car from his house's driveway during Tuesday's blizzard, he responded by flashing a gun at her. The landlord says the tenant shouldn't have been parked in the driveway to begin with.

By - 3/1/18 - 3:36 pm
Dugha

Transit Police report arresting a man they say began fondling a woman under her skirt with one hand while he rubbed his penis with the other on a Red Line train approaching North Quincy station yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By - 2/22/18 - 2:13 pm
Dead Batman in Quincy

Quincy Police report:

Passerby calls dispatch and reports a man down at the corner of Beale St & Newport Ave. Officer working detail in area runs to location to see if he can help... #batmandown #truestory #seesomethingsaysomething #thejokerdidit