Has the city of Quincy considered biweekly recycling pickup?
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Has the city of Quincy considered biweekly recycling pickup?

Biweekly recycling pickup was one option considered by the city of Quincy when garbage and recycling was looked at in 2013.

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Did Quincy choose between getting the Illinois Veterans Home and a state university?
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Did Quincy choose between getting the Illinois Veterans Home and a state university?

We've heard that before, too, bus histories of the Illinois Veterans Home don't mention the city having one oprion or the other. More than 50 communities in Illinois initally expressed interest for the facility.

Why does Quincy pick up recycling in regular garbage trucks some weeks?
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Why does Quincy pick up recycling in regular garbage trucks some weeks?

Kevin McClean, director of Quincy Central Services, said he understands the frustration of residents who may separate their recyclables only to see them thrown in the back of a garbage truck some weeks.

What was the Naval Reserve building at Front and Hampshire?
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What was the Naval Reserve building at Front and Hampshire?

When was the U.S. Naval Reserve Training Center built at Front and Hampshire, and how did the Quincy Park District acquire it as a city park?

What should I do with wrapping paper after Christmas Day?
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What should I do with wrapping paper after Christmas Day?

This is a question we receive almost every year.

Do you have a list of restaurants open Christmas night in Quincy?
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Do you have a list of restaurants open Christmas night in Quincy?

The Quincy Area Convention and Visitors Bureau publishes a list of restaurants that are open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Holly Cain, executive director of the bureau, said the listed restaurants traditionally have holiday hours.

Tell us more about the former cemetery on the Adams County Courthouse property.
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Tell us more about the former cemetery on the Adams County Courthouse property.

A June 1992 Great River Genealogical Society publication on Woodland Cemetery said property bounded by Fifth, Sixth, Broadway and Vermont was called Jefferson Square in 1825.

What is the procedure for asking the city to address a tree?
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What is the procedure for asking the city to address a tree?

The best way to have a tree issue addressed is to contact the aldermen in your ward. The requests are forwarded to Central Services.

Why is there not a line for write-in candidates on local races like there is for federal and state candidates?
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Why is there not a line for write-in candidates on local races like there is for federal and state candidates?

You might have noticed there were few spots on the Nov. 8 ballot to cast a vote for a write-in candidate. Adams County Clerk Chuck Venvertloh said to be considered as a write-in candidate, one must file a "Declaration of Intent to be a Write-In Candidate."

Wasn't Baldwin School designed by Quincy architect John Benya?
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Wasn't Baldwin School designed by Quincy architect John Benya?

Quincy architect designed more than 450 buildings duiring his career, which spanned four decades. However, Benya isn't credited with the design of Baldwin Intermediate School.