Riverfront Development Steering Committee holds first meeting
Local Government

Riverfront Development Steering Committee holds first meeting

In the first of many meetings to come, the Quincy Riverfront Development Steering Committee met Thursday and outlined the yearlong process of developing a comprehensive development strategy for the city's riverfront.

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Group offering grants to bolster number of conventions in Quincy
Quincy News

Group offering grants to bolster number of conventions in Quincy

Local organizations and groups hoping to bring small, medium and large-scale convention and events to the Gem City will now be able to receive a grant from the Oakley-Lindsay Center Board of Directors and the Quincy Area Convention.

Golf decline could spell the end for 70-year-old Westview as participation hits new 15-year low
Local Government

Golf decline could spell the end for 70-year-old Westview as participation hits new 15-year low

The lauded crown jewel of Quincy's golf community faces an uncertain future as members of the Quincy Park District say they are open to exploring other uses for Scotty Glasgow's Westview Golf Course, which opened in May 1949.

State issues license for second cannabis dispensary in Quincy
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State issues license for second cannabis dispensary in Quincy

Officials at Rise Quincy, a cannabis dispensary at 2703 Broadway, learned Wednesday that the state's Department of Financial and Professional Regulation approved a license to sell adult-use recreational cannabis.

Business Hall of Fame adds Conover, Gerdes
Business

Business Hall of Fame adds Conover, Gerdes

Phil Conover will always be remembered as a community leader.

Testimony starts in retrial of Quincy man charged in 2015 shooting death
Police & Courts

Testimony starts in retrial of Quincy man charged in 2015 shooting death

Testimony in the Steven E. Gavin retrial started out nearly identical to the first trial in February 2019 that ended in a mistrial after the jury became deadlocked.

Trial continued for man accused of violating order of protection for teen who drowned
Police & Courts

Trial continued for man accused of violating order of protection for teen who drowned

The trial of a Quincy man accused of violating an order of protection for the Quincy teenager who drowned last October has been delayed a month.

New computers coming to Quincy Public Library
Quincy News

New computers coming to Quincy Public Library

The era of crashing computers at Quincy Public Library may soon be over, thanks in part to the purchase of new computers and technology. The purchase is made possible by a $50,000 contribution from the Quincy Township Library Board.

Quincy News

NEA Big Read kicks off Jan. 30

Quincy Public Library is one of 78 institutions nationwide chosen to participate in NEA Big Read this year, receiving a federal grant of $15,000. This initiative is from the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

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Council approves spending $723K for utilities

The city's public works facilities once again dominated the discussion at the Monday meeting of the Quincy City Council as city leaders voted to spend more than $723,000 on the department.

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