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Does the Quincy Park District have plans to eradicate honeysuckle?

Matt Higley, director of parks for the Quincy Park District, said district staff will cut honeysuckle back to the edge of timber each fall, but it hasn't required significant efforts.

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Will QPS use funds besides bond money to pay for new schools?
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Will QPS use funds besides bond money to pay for new schools?

The construction of five new elementary schools and an expansion of Quincy High School were funded through the passage of an $89 million referendum approved by voters in 2014.

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What can be done to have your neighbor's yard cleaned up?

Your best option if you are in Quincy would be to contact one of your aldermen who can assist in the nuisance abatement.

Was the Burlington Junction Railway part of the CB&Q Railroad where the donated locomotive on Quinsippi Island came from?
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Was the Burlington Junction Railway part of the CB&Q Railroad where the donated locomotive on Quinsippi Island came from?

The two railroad engines you came across were part of the Burlington Junction Railway, which wasn't part of the former Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad, which merged with the Burlington Northern in 1970.

Sunset Cemetery isn't the only Quincy cemetery with Medal of Honor recipients.
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Sunset Cemetery isn't the only Quincy cemetery with Medal of Honor recipients.

Congressional Medal of Honor recipent Martin Jones Hawkins is buried in Woodland Cemetery, and Hermann Emil Fichter is buried in St. Boniface Cemetery. Hawkins was among the first recipients of the Medal of Honor in the Civil War.

Why aren't new signs up at all parking lots in downtown Quincy?
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Why aren't new signs up at all parking lots in downtown Quincy?

The reason is for practical purposes. The lights were only installed in newer parking lots.

Is there more than one Medal of Honor recipient buried in Sunset Cemetery?
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Is there more than one Medal of Honor recipient buried in Sunset Cemetery?

There are four Congressional Medal of Honor recipients buried in Sunset Cemetery Cpl. Lester Hammond Jr., John O'Dea, William G. Taylor and George Gates.

What's happening with the former Long John Silver's?
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What's happening with the former Long John Silver's?

The building, which has been vacant since Long John silver's closed in September 2014 after 38 years of operation, is being demolished.

Who is responsible for maintaining the grounds at the Amtrak station?
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Who is responsible for maintaining the grounds at the Amtrak station?

The Amtrak station at the southwest corner of 30th and Wismann Lane in maintained by the city of Quincy.

Is our alley going to be resurfaced soon?
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Is our alley going to be resurfaced soon?

Jeffrey Conte, director of utilities and engineering, said he didn't believe the alley was on top of the priority list for 6th Ward aldermen.