A Quincy woman ws sentenced to seven years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for starting two residential fires in 2016 and 2018.
QUINCY -- Construction of another portion of the Bill Klingner Trail could start as early as this fall after the Quincy Park Board on Wednesday approved a contract for the work.
County Contractors submitted the low bid of $855,000 to extend the trail under the Fifth Street bridge and into Parker Heights Park and eventually connect with the park road, which is closed to vehicular traffic, around the Third Street overpass.
"They've made mention of breaking ground yet this year and do a lot of the preliminary dirt work and excavation, and then next spring start on the bridges and the hard surface trail," said Quincy Park District Executive Director Rome Frericks.
An addendum for work on the park road between the overpass and Bonansinga Drive was not included in the approved contract.
"The road is fine," he said. "It was just trying to take that crown out of the main road to make it more friendlier for park patrons."
The $150,000 addition could...
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As 98-year-old Paul Findley was being laid to rest Wednesday in his hometown of Jacksonville, recollections continued to surface about the former U.S. Representative of the 20th Congressional District, who died Friday.