Germanfest to mark 30 years of Sister City exchanges
Quincy News

Germanfest to mark 30 years of Sister City exchanges

Organizers of Germanfest this year say they're looking forward to a bigger celebration to mark the 30th anniversary of Quincy's Sister City relationship with Herford, Germany.

Local counselor offers tips on combatting seasonal depression
Health

Local counselor offers tips on combatting seasonal depression

About 5 percent of adults in the U.S. suffer from the winter blues. Seasonal affective disorder is a recognized psychiatric condition characterized by mood changes similar to depression that usually occur during the fall and winter months.

Ashes to Go gives people a quick start to Lent
Religion

Ashes to Go gives people a quick start to Lent

The pastor at Melrose Chapel United Methodist Church spent part of Wednesday morning and late afternoon offering a brief Ash Wednesday prayer before marking people with ashes as they sat in their cars. In less than two minutes, they were able to drive off.

Roselle man pleads not guilty in August shooting in downtown Quincy
Police & Courts

Roselle man pleads not guilty in August shooting in downtown Quincy

The Roselle man who was allegedly shot at last summer by a woman with whom he had an altercation in downtown Quincy has pleaded not guilty to the charges he faces.

More fountain design work approved for Clat Adams Park
Local Government

More fountain design work approved for Clat Adams Park

Despite some reservations about the costs, the Quincy Park Board on Wednesday approved more design and engineering work to replace the fountain at Clat Adams Bicentennial Park.

Police & Courts

Police suspect scam in call about home computer

Quincy police are warning residents to be wary of any calls they get regarding their home computers; it could be a ploy to gain access.

Quincy man accused of Schuecking's theft waives preliminary hearing
Police & Courts

Quincy man accused of Schuecking's theft waives preliminary hearing

A Quincy man accused of stealing from a downtown Quincy men's clothing store waived his right to a preliminary hearing.

QHS to perform 'On the Bridge at Midnight'
Arts

QHS to perform 'On the Bridge at Midnight'

Quincy Senior High School will begin presenting "On the Bridge at Midnight" this week. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday in the Quincy High School Theatre. Tickets are $7 for students and $10 for adults.

St. Peter students learn to cook healthy foods
Food

St. Peter students learn to cook healthy foods

Trying new foods, and learning how to cook healthy foods, is a goal of the after-school cooking class at St. Peter School that complements efforts to offer healthier foods in the school cafeteria.

Quincy man arrested for drug conspiracy
Police & Courts

Quincy man arrested for drug conspiracy

A Quincy man was arrested Tuesday night for criminal drug conspiracy after a search warrant was served at his home.