Do you have any information on the Quincy Motor Club?
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Do you have any information on the Quincy Motor Club?

We didn't come across any recent references to the club or even anything as far bas as the 1950s, but a quick search through the newspaper archive at the Quincy Pulic Library shined a little light on the organization.

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Armistice Day saw large crowds in Quincy
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Armistice Day saw large crowds in Quincy

The first word that the Armistice was signed by Germany hit Quincy at 1:46 a.m. Noc. 11, 1918, when an Associated Press operator received the message "Flash -- Armistice Signed."

Are the trees on Vermont going to be removed?
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Are the trees on Vermont going to be removed?

The trees have already been removed as part of the streetscape improvements taking place on Vermont between Fifth and Seventh streets.

Will Elder's ever re-open?
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Will Elder's ever re-open?

Elder's Family Restaurant, which was known for its fried chicken, closed in June after an issue with the building on the southeast corner of 18th and State.

Mold-A-Rama and its Quincy connection
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Mold-A-Rama and its Quincy connection

A fixture at the Brookfield Zoo since the 1960s are the glass domed Mold-A-Rama vending machines.

What will the new Adams County Jail be called?
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What will the new Adams County Jail be called?

Referring to it as the Adams County Jail is likely, but officials are aware that the facility set to open early next year will need a name.

Can railroad tracks at 30th and Wismann Lane be repaired?
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Can railroad tracks at 30th and Wismann Lane be repaired?

We've noted before that the railroad that owns the line is BNSF, and it is responsible for the track maintenance.

Will there be tours of the new jail?
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Will there be tours of the new jail?

Adams County officials have discussed offering tours of the facility, but they aren't likely until next year.

Is there a hazardous waste collection coming up soon?
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Is there a hazardous waste collection coming up soon?

The Adams County Health Department occassionally hosts hazardous waste events in conjunction with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, but the events are based on funding availability.

Will the tree behind John Wood statue be removed?
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Will the tree behind John Wood statue be removed?

Director of Parks Matt Higley said the tree is set for removal this winter. Higley said tree removeal in the district is typically set in the winter unless a tree poses an immediate risk, because the district doesn't have a standalone forestry crew.

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