Local Government

City continues research into well sites

QUINCY -- Deciding where to build wells capable of generating millions of gallons of water per day is a complicated matter, which is why officials with the city's utilities department say they continue to research potential sites, weighing the pros and con

Local Government

Quincy government offices closed Monday

The city of Quincy has announced numerous closings for Monday, Sept. 2, in observance of Labor Day. City Hall will be closed, as well as Central Services.

Federal disaster declaration sought for spring floods
Local Government

Federal disaster declaration sought for spring floods

A federal disaster declaration is being sought for 32 counties in Illinois, including Adams, Hancock and Pike counties in wake of spring floods.

Quincy citywide cleanup set for Sept. 28
Local Government

Quincy citywide cleanup set for Sept. 28

the city of Quincy has announced the date for the annual citywide cleanup. The cleanup will be from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28, at Front Street and Payson Avenue.

Canton looking at converting old railroad depot into new police station
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Canton looking at converting old railroad depot into new police station

The Canton Board of Aldermen is exploring the possibility of using the city's old railroad depot as a new home for the Canton Police Department.

Progress being made on bridge-replacement project in Taylor, Mo.
Local Government

Progress being made on bridge-replacement project in Taylor, Mo.

Progress is being made on efforts to build a new bridge over the North Fabius River near Taylor.

Local Government

Park Board approved Klingner Trail construction bid

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...

Group proposes to bring back holiday displays in Moorman, Wavering parks
Local Government

Group proposes to bring back holiday displays in Moorman, Wavering parks

A drive-thru holiday lights display could return to Moorman and Wavering parks as soon as this year under a proposal introduced to the Quincy Park Board.

Delays push back Adams County Jail's completion until December
Local Government

Delays push back Adams County Jail's completion until December

The new Adams County Jail will not be completed until December, and a public tour of the facilities might not take place until sometime over the winter.

Brenner announces candidacy for circuit judge
Local Government

Brenner announces candidacy for circuit judge

Pointing to his years of practicing law, Quincy attorney Tad Brenner announced Monday that he will seek the Republican nomination for circuit judge in the 8th Judicial Circuit.