Local Government

In town hall meeting, residents ask to keep trash stickers

Nearly identical to town hall meetings held in 2013, many residents told Mayor Kyle Moore on Thursday night that they don't want the city to privatize trash collection.

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Riverfront project on hold for at least a year

Seeking voter approval to fund a proposed public boat dock and promenade along the Quincy riverfront will be on hold at least for one more year.

Local Government

Adams County Board approves budget that is 2.8 percent higher

The Adams County Board approved a budget Tuesday that is 2.8 percent higher than the current fiscal year.

Local Government

Park District to move forward on trail construction after lower bids received

Bids for construction on the next section of the Bill Klingner Trail between 18th and 24th streets came in $262,000 lower than previous bids, meaning work should start next spring.

Illinois News

Pension costs leave aldermen with tough decisions

It took several minutes of discussion before Quincy aldermen voted 13-0 to authorize pension funding of $3.388 million for fire pensions and $3.238 million for police pensions in the coming fiscal year.

Rauner fans support with Quincy stop
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Rauner fans support with Quincy stop

His voice raspy from months of campaigning, Gov. Bruce Rauner brought his bus tour to Quincy in search of votes.

Health Department entering new fiscal year 'in pretty good shape'
Illinois News

Health Department entering new fiscal year 'in pretty good shape'

A salary increase for Adams County Health Department employees takes effect Dec. 1 with the start of the new fiscal year.

Hawley says votes needed in Senate race
Missouri News

Hawley says votes needed in Senate race

Josh Hawley on Wednesday told a crowd in Hannibal that their votes count and could well decide whether Republicans lose their majority in the U.S. Senate.

Graves applauds Hannibal upgrades
Hannibal News

Graves applauds Hannibal upgrades

After hearing a long list of projects going on in Hannibal, U.S. Rep. Sam Graves said that bodes well for the broader region.

Illinois News

$1.3 million water line project could boost pressure

More than six miles of water transmission lines will be installed to help boost water pressure on the periphery of Quincy under an ordinance that got a first reading Monday night.