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
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.
City of Presidents 5k Run/Walk
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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
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.
Adams Green June 13 Update
The construction of a new gas line, near 1400 Hancock Street, will continue from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Monday, June 16. It is anticipated that on two nights Chestnut Street and Maple Street will be closed to traffic coming from the direction of City Hall. All businesses and restaurants will be open, and signs will be posted directing traffic to use Washington Street to Foster Street or McGrath Highway to access to the Hancock Parking lot and businesses on Chestnut Street.
Construction of new drainage lines and utility work in the area of Granite, Temple and Coddington Streets,will continue next week during regular daytime work hours. No major traffic diversions are planned for this section of work, but there are anticipated to be lane restrictions depending on construction location.
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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
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
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.