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City residents to get their chance to make their own city budget with new simulator

For the first-time city residents will be able to try their hand at drafting their own balanced municipal budget for the city thanks in part to an online budget simulator.

Opening statements held in Gavin case
Police & Courts

Opening statements held in Gavin case

Opening statements in the retrail of a Quincy man charged in the 2015 shooting death of a Quincy man were along the same lines as the first trial.

Opening statements expected Tuesday in Gavin case
Police & Courts

Opening statements expected Tuesday in Gavin case

Opening statements are expected to start Tuesday afternoon in the Steven E. Gavin retrial after attorneys interviewed 20 potential jurors Monday.

Local Government

Wagner provides insight into GREDF strategic plan for future

Marcel Wagner and the Great River Economic Development Foundation are busy these days fine-tuning a long-range campaign designed to trigger further growth and development across the region.

Police & Courts

Two Quincy drivers escape injury in rollover crash

Two Quincy drivers escaped injury after a crash Tuesday.

Quincy Park District plans to expand outdoor fitness equipment offerings
Quincy News

Quincy Park District plans to expand outdoor fitness equipment offerings

The installation of a fitness equipment station at Bob Mays Park last fall has led to plans for additional stations throughout the Quincy Park District, as well as outdoor fitness classes starting this spring.

Treasurer says city won't know cannabis tax revenue until September 2020
Quincy News

Treasurer says city won't know cannabis tax revenue until September 2020

Illinois marijuana dispensaries sold $3.2 million in cannabis-related products on Jan. 1, which was the first day of legal recreational adult use sales were made in the state.

QND Fund Drive chairpersons say school is 'vital to community'
Quincy News

QND Fund Drive chairpersons say school is 'vital to community'

Both Monica Hinkamper and Bryan Stokes are proud of the role Quincy Notre Dame plays in its community.

Sullivan resigns as ag director at governor's request
Illinois News

Sullivan resigns as ag director at governor's request

The state's agriculture director resigned last weekend at the request of Gov. J.B. Pritzker for failing to disclose contents of a 2012 email that pointed to the possible cover-up of a "rape in Champaign" and government "ghost workers."

Report shows failures in DCFS investigation before 2018 fire that killed two children
Quincy News

Report shows failures in DCFS investigation before 2018 fire that killed two children

An inspector general's investigation into Illinois' child welfare agency after the October 2018 deaths of two Quincy children found multiple lapses into the department's ongoing investigation with the family.

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