Quincy

By - 2/12/19 - 8:16 am
Red sky over South Boston

Johnmcboston woke up to a reddish sunrise over South Boston this morning. Read more.

By - 2/11/19 - 11:15 pm

Jargle Soto-Suazo, 33, faces charges for break-ins in Medford, Brookline, Quincy, Watertown and Arlington, the Middlesex County District Attorney's office reports, along with police in the five communities. Read more.

By - 2/8/19 - 9:19 am

A Brazilian national living in Quincy was arrested yesterday on charges related to what turned out to be a bogus letter sent to federal immigration officials warning of an imminent attack against a school in South Boston, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 2/6/19 - 10:07 pm
Marty the Stop and Shop robot in Quincy

M .Mantis stayed a respectful distance from Marty the robot at the Stop & Shop on Newport Avenue in Quincy tonight. As you can see from the sign, Marty's stated purpose is to spot spills and fallen signs and report them to store workers. Read more.

By - 2/4/19 - 3:56 pm
Crack and meth users: Stay away from this Quincy smoke shop

Grace Hailer forwards this photo of the sign on the door of V & K Smoke Shop on Hancock Street in Quincy.

By - 1/2/19 - 9:49 pm

The MBTA reports delays of up to 15 minutes on the Red Line into town from Quincy due to a train that had to be taken out of service due to some sort of door issue.

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.

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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.