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  • Quincy council tables plan to change meeting time

    Quincy council tables plan to change meeting time

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 9:03 AM EDT2015-05-27 13:03:38 GMT
    An ordinance to move the start time of Quincy City Council meetings from 7:30 to 7 p.m. was tabled for one week.Alderman Terri Heinecke, R-7, made a request Tuesday to table the ordinance for a month because many committees meet before council starts, and they may not be able to go through their agendas.“I don't know how we are going to do (committee) meetings ahead of time,” Heinecke said.
    An ordinance to move the start time of Quincy City Council meetings from 7:30 to 7 p.m. was tabled for one week.Alderman Terri Heinecke, R-7, made a request Tuesday to table the ordinance for a month because many committees meet before council starts, and they may not be able to go through their agendas.“I don't know how we are going to do (committee) meetings ahead of time,” Heinecke said.
  • St. Peter principal retiring after nearly 40 years in education

    St. Peter principal retiring after nearly 40 years in education

    Tuesday, May 26 2015 11:15 AM EDT2015-05-26 15:15:36 GMT
    Janet Bick, principal of St. Peter School for nearly 28 years, plans to retire by mid-June. "As an administrator, you spend so many hours with this, but now I want to spend more time with my family," she said. Bick said she hopes to see more of her husband, Bob, and she wants to help her mother and mother-in-law with their day-to-day needs. Most of all, she's eager to begin traveling to South Carolina for visits with her only grandchild, Savannah, who will soon turn 3.
    Janet Bick, principal of St. Peter School for nearly 28 years, plans to retire by mid-June. "As an administrator, you spend so many hours with this, but now I want to spend more time with my family," she said. Bick said she hopes to see more of her husband, Bob, and she wants to help her mother and mother-in-law with their day-to-day needs. Most of all, she's eager to begin traveling to South Carolina for visits with her only grandchild, Savannah, who will soon turn 3.
  • HEALTH NOTEBOOK: 200 free smoke alarms to be installed Saturday

    HEALTH NOTEBOOK: 200 free smoke alarms to be installed Saturday

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 9:58 AM EDT2015-05-27 13:58:16 GMT
    Much of the city's northwest area will be canvassed Saturday as Red Cross volunteers go about installing 200 smoke detectors in homes free of charge. The 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. door-to-door project is part of the nationwide Red Cross Home Fire Preparedness Campaign, designed to create healthier living environments.
    Much of the city's northwest area will be canvassed Saturday as Red Cross volunteers go about installing 200 smoke detectors in homes free of charge. The 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. door-to-door project is part of the nationwide Red Cross Home Fire Preparedness Campaign, designed to create healthier living environments.

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