Quincy News

18th, Chestnut intersection to close for two weeks

Posted: Jun. 8, 2019 12:01 am Updated: Jun. 8, 2019 11:40 pm

QUINCY -- The intersection of 18th and Chestnut will be closed for two weeks starting at 7 a.m. Monday, June 10, to allow for the installation of a new water main.

The Quincy Engineering Department said the intersection should reopen to traffic by June 24. Drivers are asked to drive carefully near the work zone and to use an alternate travel route when possible.

Federal disaster declaration issued for spring flooding
Illinois News

Federal disaster declaration issued for spring flooding

A federal disaster declaration has been issued for 27 counties in Illinois, including Adams, Hancock and Pike counties. President Donald Trump declared Thursday that a major disaster existed in Illinois.

QPS teacher retention "not where we want it to be"
Education

QPS teacher retention "not where we want it to be"

Teacher retention rates by building in Quincy Public schools ranged from 84 to 100% for the start of the 2019-20 school year.

Klingner spends time in Memphis promoting river issues, hiking/biking trail
Quincy News

Klingner spends time in Memphis promoting river issues, hiking/biking trail

Mike Klingner of Quincy had an unusually hectic schedule while on a business trip this week in Memphis, Tenn.

Education

Ellington, Madison surplus furniture up for sale

Jessi Terry and Tammy Stegeman hope selling some surplus furniture will create new opportunities for students at Thomas S. Baldwin Elementary School.

Quincy News

Fall Fest set for Saturday in Moorman Park

Tyler Laing is excited to see Saturday's Fall Fest at the Moorman Park Complex come together, but he is keeping an eye on the weather with rain in the forecast.

Quincy News

Quincy Public Library announces new hours

Patrons of the Quincy Public Library can browse the shelves of the library a little while longer after QPL officials said that the library will be expanding its hours.

Quincy News

JWCC offering professional, personal development courses for autumn

John Wood Community College is offering a variety of professional and personal development courses for the public this fall. All classes will be offered at JWCC's Quincy campus at 48th and Harrison.

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