Quincy School Board adopts K-5 boundary plan for new schools
Education

Quincy School Board adopts K-5 boundary plan for new schools

The Quincy School Board adopted a plan Wednesday night proposed by the Boundary Advisory Task Force that assigns students to the five new elementary schools.

Local voices remain optimistic in light of bleak report for Sears, Kmart
Business

Local voices remain optimistic in light of bleak report for Sears, Kmart

Charlie Burrell remains optimistic, feeling the reports of Sears' death are being greatly exaggerated."I don't see us going anywhere -- we're hiring right now," said Burrell, one of the managers at the Sears outlet in the Quincy Mall.

Probable cause found against Quincy man facing sexual assault charges
Police & Courts

Probable cause found against Quincy man facing sexual assault charges

Probable cause was found against a Quincy man facing sexual assault charges Wednesday in Adams County Circuit Court.

Amputee advocate to address legislators again
Health

Amputee advocate to address legislators again

LuAnn Kleemeyer, who in 2015 addressed a group of legislators as an advocate for the Amputee Coalition of America, is making a return trip to the nation's capital in April.

Quincy Park District seeks Wavering pool options
Local Government

Quincy Park District seeks Wavering pool options

Whatever the idea is, the Quincy Park District wants to know what the public thinks it should do with the Wavering Aquatic Center site. The aging pool closed after the 2015 season. That April, voters narrowly rejected a $5.5 million referendum to fund renovations at the facility.

Baldwin site schematic design raises questions
Education

Baldwin site schematic design raises questions

Quincy Public Schools' Building Committee recommends moving forward with the schematic design for the K-5 elementary school at the Baldwin site, but questions remain about how to route traffic and pay for the project.

Malfunctioning electrical outlet cause of Tuesday morning house fire
Quincy News

Malfunctioning electrical outlet cause of Tuesday morning house fire

A malfunctioning electrical outlet caused a structure fire Tuesday morning on Quincy's northwest side, Quincy fire officials said.

Groundbreakings at two elementary sites mark new beginning
Education

Groundbreakings at two elementary sites mark new beginning

Quincy Public Schools officials used the first day of spring to mark a new beginning in the effort to build five new K-5 buildings.

QPS closes in on goal in midyear testing
Education

QPS closes in on goal in midyear testing

Students in Quincy Public Schools continue to move closer to reaching a district goal of scoring at or above the 50th percentile in math and reading as measured by the MAP Insights Report.

Quincy News

Quincy City Council OKs smaller sign for downtown law firm

A compromise was approved Monday to allow a downtown business to install a sign that's slightly larger than allowed under Quincy ordinance.