Update on stone foundation near construction of Klingner Trail
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Update on stone foundation near construction of Klingner Trail

Raymond "Skip" Vahlkamp worked at the Illinois Veterans Home from 1961 until he retired as the head engineer in the powerhouse in 1997.

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Does Quincy prohibit ride-sharing services?
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Does Quincy prohibit ride-sharing services?

There is nothing Quincy's municipal code that bans the operation of ride-sharing such as Uber and Lyft.

Why haven't Uber or Lyft franchises spread to Quincy?
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Why haven't Uber or Lyft franchises spread to Quincy?

Neither Uber nor Lyft is offered in the Quincy area. The ride-sharing services let users request or schedule a ride through a mobile app.

Does the Quincy Park District have any rules regarding the operation of drones in parks?
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Does the Quincy Park District have any rules regarding the operation of drones in parks?

Rome Frericks, executive director of the Quincy Park District, said the district does have an ordinance that prohibits the use of drones in parks.

Is there any way to walk from Quincy to West Quincy?
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Is there any way to walk from Quincy to West Quincy?

Is there any way to walk from Quincy to West Quincy? I don't see a pedestrian lane on either of the bridges, and the lanes are too narrow to walk in the road.

When was the Everett House at 12th and Elm demolished?
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When was the Everett House at 12th and Elm demolished?

The Everett House at 801 N. 12th was demolished in 1969-70.

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Is it true Quincy used to have a Taco John's? Where was it?

The Quincy Taco John's was at 207 N. 36th St. According to a Jan. 2, 1975, article in The Herald-Whig, the fast-food restaurant was owned by Gary Potts of Macomb.

How long can a utility trailer sit on the street?
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How long can a utility trailer sit on the street?

City ordinances do not allow for trailers to remain parked on city streets for an extended time.

What is the name, location of settlement where Lincoln worked in a store as a young man?
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What is the name, location of settlement where Lincoln worked in a store as a young man?

It looks like you mean New Salem in Menard County along the Sangamon River, not to be confused with the community in Pike County.

What was the purpose of the stone foundation on Cedar Creek just west of 12th Street?
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What was the purpose of the stone foundation on Cedar Creek just west of 12th Street?

Matt Higley, director of parks with the Quincy Park District, said he's not positive, but he thinks the foundation you are talking about is part of the original pump station for the Illinois Veterans Home.