Tough Break for President’s Quarterback Andrew Schaaf

“It’s just a tough break for a good kid.” That was what Keenan Daniels said to me when we were discussing the injury sustained by Quincy President’s quarterback and tri-captain Andrew Schaaf during a scrimmage against Dover-Sherborn. That seemed to sum it up neatly enough, but I knew there was so much more to this statement that neither of us even attempted to broach.

Councillor Finn Objects to City’s Land Purchase Presentation

“I don’t need an apologetic on flood control. I have been up here for 12 years talking about the need for issues around flood control and concerns. I want to make sure this is a lengthy conversation related to that purchase (20 Furnace Ave.) and how that managed to go without the explicit consideration by this particular body, which ultimately has the responsibility when it comes to purchasing real property.”

A Central Middle School Tradition Returns

The Arts are no less an integral part of the formal education of a pupil, yet they are often viewed as dispensable when budgets and money are the driving force behind curriculums. It takes a rare, astute child to realize the impact that the Arts has on one’s life before they reach academic maturity and […]

Hurricane Sandy Photos

Hurricane Sandy hit Quincy Monday, October 29th cancelling school and forcing businesses to close early. Branches and large trees were down causing power outages in parts of the city. Quincy Shore Boulevard was flooded for a short time when the ocean breached the sea wall. High winds will persist through tonight with heavy rain as […]

Stars Quincy preschool receives top marks in NAEYC reaccreditation

The Stars Preschool program in Quincy recently received its five-year reaccreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), scoring a perfect 100 percent in eight of the 10 program evaluation areas. In order to successfully receive NAEYC reaccreditation, education programs must meet or exceed a score of 80 percent in areas […]

Now Showing: Freshmen Football 101

New school??? New track??? New attitude??? Who knows what it is, but whatever it is, something great has gotten into the young men of the Quincy High Freshmen Football Team. Watching them take the field against an impressive Whitman-Hanson football team, it was hard not to notice how loose they were and how easily they […]

Quincy’s Neighborhood Housing Services to hold ribbon cutting

Neighborhood Housing Services of the South Shore will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at its new Quincy housing development October 18, marking the completion of the largest project in the affordable housing agency’s 30-year history. To be held at 45 Winter St., the event will begin at 11:30 a.m. with tours of the new development, […]

Are you ready for a “KICKBUTT” Workout?

Quincy’s Katie McEvoy AKA Katie Kickbutt will be opening her first commit to be fit (Commit 2B Fit) studio on Saturday October 6th. Katie’s no stranger to fitness, over the last many years she has been teaching various fitness classes and overall motivating people to be fit. “I have taught a variety of fitness classes […]


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