New playground at Faxon Park now open

The newly renovated playground at Faxon Park is now open.  The $450,000 project, funded by a State grant and Community Preservation Act funds, created the finest playground in the City and made substantial improvements to the entrance to Faxon Park.

September 19 Adams Green Update

Phased Sidewalk Reconstruction To Begin

New sidewalks that are part of the Adams Green pedestrian improvements will begin to be installed section-by-section, beginning the week of September 22 on the western side of Hancock Street between Dimmock Street and the MBTA driveway.

Squantum/Hancock Street Intersection Set For Overhaul

Squantum/Hancock Street Intersection Set For Overhaul

Neighborhood meeting on Thursday evening.

The state-funded reconstruction of the Hancock Street and Squantum Street intersection will begin in coming weeks, and project coordinators will host a neighborhood meeting to discuss details of the project at 6 p.m. on Thursday in the North Quincy High School cafeteria.

Mayor Taps Experienced Boston Firm As Quincy Center Advisor

Mayor Taps Experienced Boston Firm As Quincy Center Advisor

Redgate Real Estate to help push strategy forward

Mayor Thomas Koch today named an experienced Boston-based real estate firm, which has developed over 25 million square feet of urban mixed-use development, as a key strategic advisor to the City’s Quincy Center redevelopment team.

 

 

August 1 Adams Green Update

Work will continue on a new drainage system in the area of Presidents Place and the Quincy Center MBTA station entrance.

Sterling Plans Move Forward

Sterling Plans Move Forward

State recommends 50-student increase in capacity.

The City’s plans to replace the aging Sterling Middle School in West Quincy took another major step forward this week with an enrollment recommendation from state authorities that will increase the capacity for the school, which serves children in grades 5 to 8. 

 

Mayor Plans Expanded Mosquito Control

DPW to treat catch basins, a prime breeding ground for the pests.

Mayor Thomas Koch today announced plans for an expanded mosquito control program in the City by targeting a prime breeding ground for the potentially dangerous pests – standing water in the more than 9,000 catch basins and storm drains citywide. .

 

Mayor Accepts $3 Million Offer For Old Central

Proposal Will Preserve Building, Create Condos.

Mayor Thomas Koch announced today that he will follow a review committee’s recommendation and accept a $3 million proposal by a Plainville developer to preserve the closed Central Middle School and transform the 120-year old building into luxury condominiums.

 

North Quincy Plan Moves Forward

North Quincy Plan Moves Forward

Council Approves Financing For Major Drainage, Athletic Field and NQHS campus project

Mayor Koch, with the support of the City Council, is moving forward with a transformative plan to improve the campus of North Quincy High School, alleviate long-standing neighborhood flooding problems and a create a much needed new park facility to serve the burgeoning number high school and youth sports programs across the City. Here are the key details.  

Homeowner Solar Survey

Homeowner Solar Survey

City Pursues Solarize Mass Program

The City is pursuing particpation in the Solarize Mass home solar program. Quincy’s chance of being selected for this exciting program will be greatly enhanced by the number of respondents to a 5 question survey found here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/MF2GCF7.

Hancock Cemetery Restoration

Hancock Cemetery Restoration

Historic Gravestones Protected, Preserved, and Repaired

Mayor Thomas Koch and Planning Director Dennis Harrington formally kicked off the first major preservation project the historic Hancock Cemtery in many years that will see some 260 grave markers restored. 

10 Updated Things To Know About Quincy Center

10 Updated Things To Know About Quincy Center

From next steps, to what's been done, to the protections for the City, here's what you need to know about Quincy's downtown revitilization plan.