Animal control officer gives tips for protecting pets from cold
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Animal control officer gives tips for protecting pets from cold

Quincy's animal control officer wants to make sure people remember their four-legged friends in the frigid cold. Steve Scherer said pet owners must take special precautions while the area experiences unusually low temperatures.

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Locals brave record cold; warming centers open
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Locals brave record cold; warming centers open

Little over a month ago, Quincy saw a record high of 71 degrees on Nov. 24. Quincy broke another record Tuesday, this time for the lowest recorded Jan. 2 temperature, which was measured at 12 degrees below zero.

Cold-weather car care: What to check
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Cold-weather car care: What to check

The cold winds of December have arrived. And with them have come some accompanying snow flurries. That's making Mark Holtmeyer busier. "Our busiest times are when we have extreme weather conditions, both cold and hot," said Holtmeyer, who owns Spring Street Automotive.

Christmas brings Northeast blizzard, bitter cold in Midwest
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Christmas brings Northeast blizzard, bitter cold in Midwest

The good news for many in the Northeast and Midwest was that it has been a white Christmas. The bad news was that a blizzard swept into parts of New England and bitter cold enveloped much of the Midwest.