Lincoln-Douglas Elementary Principal Brian Trowbridge introduced himself dozens of times as K-5 students and their families headed back to school for Monday's Meet the Teacher Night.
A nightclub permit at the former Irene's Cabaret and approval of 15 wayfinding signs on the perimeter of the central business district were approved Monday night by 8-6 votes of the Quincy City Council.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says efforts to upgrade the Illinois Veterans Home in response to a Legionnaires' disease outbreak are moving along at an accelerated pace.
A photojournalism project focusing on Quincy families who are homeless or living in poverty was unveiled to the public Saturday night. The walls inside Washington Theater’s cavernous auditorium were papered with more than 100 13-by-19-inch black-and-white photographs depicting joyful, sad and frightful moments in the lives of 25 struggling families.
Erica Shupe, 38, is owner of Thyme Square Bakery and Cafe, board president of the District, and chairman of the Quincy Farmers Market. She and her husband, Cory, have a 5-year-old daughter, Leah, and an almost 3-year-old son, Adam. But their first baby is 8-year-old Thyme Square Cafe.
Mark Tyrpin did not have to think twice about why he is involved with the United Way of Adams County. "Because at the end of the day, there are a lot of families who are helped," Tyrpin said.