Quincy

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.

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

By - 1/31/18 - 9:46 am

WFXT reports the dog lost a foot, both are now getting rabies shots.

By - 1/26/18 - 9:11 am

The Patriot Ledger brings us up to speed on Long Island-related news south of the Neponset: The Quincy City Council this week passed a resolution telling Marty Walsh to shove it when it comes to the proposed re-build of the bridge and Quincy's mayor continued to look at possible legal options to block the bridge, which would connect Boston to its harbor island through Quincy. Read more.

By - 1/25/18 - 7:34 pm
Icicles in Quincy Center Red Line station

Karen Adams shows us the Quincicles now hanging from the ceiling above the platform at the Quincy Center Red Line station:

This icicle situation inside (yes, inside) the Quincy Center MBTA is a total disgrace. It’s been like this since the morning commute. Hope my fellow residents get home safely without taking one of these to the skull (or slipping on the ice-coated platform)

The MBTA promises to investigate.

By - 1/22/18 - 11:23 pm

State Police report a man speeding away from a traffic stop on Quincy Shore Drive around 9 tonight sideswiped one car, crashed into another and then rolled over the seawall onto the beach, where the driver died and his passenger was seriously injured.

The passenger was taken to a Boston hospital for care, as was the driver of the car the man hit, State Police say, adding both are expected to survive.

By - 1/20/18 - 12:50 pm

Duke Bennett visits the new Dunkin' (yes, just Dunkin') at 588 Washington St. in Quincy (where Wild Willy's Hamburgers used to be).

By - 1/2/18 - 2:22 pm

Quincy Mayor Tom Koch said today that not only will he fight plans to rebuild the Long Island Bridge, he wants a say on any developments on Long Island. Read more.

By - 12/23/17 - 10:54 am
Crashed firetruck

Cars and trucks crashed and people walking on sidewalks plunged to the ground across the Boston area overnight and this morning. Read more.

By - 12/5/17 - 1:41 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line's Braintree branch due to a train that has joined the choir invisible near North Quincy.