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Quincy tree-planting program underway

Forty-nine trees for planting along Quincy rights of way are now on sale for $40 each. The annual tree planting program allows Quincy residents and business owners to buy trees for planting adjacent to their properties.

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Gus Macker, Quincy Exchange Club to part ways after 2020 tournament
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Gus Macker, Quincy Exchange Club to part ways after 2020 tournament

The popular Gus Macker 3-on-3 basketball tournament, a downtown Quincy staple for more than a quarter of a century, will come to an end after the 2020 event. Maybe.

Moore sees higher trash sticker costs as an option
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Moore sees higher trash sticker costs as an option

Hikes in trash sticker fees were mentioned by Quincy Mayor Kyle Moore in an Illinois Issues story published this week about options for preventing budget deficits. Moore said he's not pushing any particular garbage and recycling change right now.

Health Department administrator: No high risk with Legionnaires' cases
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Health Department administrator: No high risk with Legionnaires' cases

Adams County Health Department Administrator Jerrod Welch doesn't perceive a high risk to the community in the wake of two new confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease at the Illinois Veterans Home, one of which was fatal.

Haunted yard tour raises money for Honor Flight
Quincy News

Haunted yard tour raises money for Honor Flight

The Fright Nights For Honor Flight driving tour will take drivers to eight stops throughout Quincy, each having its own horror theme. The tour will run from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, and Saturday, Oct. 28.

SLIDESHOW: Halloween displays
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SLIDESHOW: Halloween displays

We asked people to share photos of their Halloween displays on our Facebook page and here are the spooky results.

Quincy Federation rejects contract proposal, votes to file strike notice
Education

Quincy Federation rejects contract proposal, votes to file strike notice

The Quincy Federation of Teachers and Educational Support Personnel has rejected a final contract offer from the Quincy School Board and voted to file a notice of its intent to strike.

Quincy man sentenced to 40 year after pleading guilty to sex assault charges
Police & Courts

Quincy man sentenced to 40 year after pleading guilty to sex assault charges

A 38-year-old Quincy man was sentenced Thursday to a total of 40 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after he pleaded guilty to charges involving the sexual abuse of a child over several years.

Quincy Federation votes on 'final offer,' intent to strike
Education

Quincy Federation votes on 'final offer,' intent to strike

The Quincy Federation of Teachers and Educational Support Personnel voted Wednesday on a "final offer" from the Quincy School Board on a proposed new contract.

Aeronautics committee looks at costly runway repairs
Quincy News

Aeronautics committee looks at costly runway repairs

Runway upgrades that could cost more than $20 million might be required in the next few years at Quincy Regional Airport. The Quincy Aeronautics Committee heard about the potential projects Wednesday from Airport Manager Terrance Ward.