City Hall to be closed Thursday, Friday in observance of Thanksgiving

QUINCY — Quincy City Hall will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24-25, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. It will reopen Monday, Nov. 28, for regular business hours. Central Services also will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 24-25. There will be no garbage and recycling pickup on Thursday, Nov. 24. The route…

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City Hall, Central Services to close for Columbus Day; garbage, recycling still to be picked up

QUINCY — Quincy City Hall will be closed on Monday, Oct. 10, in observance of Columbus Day and will reopen Tuesday, Oct. 11, with regular business hours. The City Hall council meeting, normally held on Monday evenings, will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, in the City Hall Council Chambers. Central Services will…

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City Hall closed Monday in observance of Labor Day

QUINCY — Quincy City Hall will be closed on Monday, Sept. 5, in observance of Labor Day. City Hall will reopen Tuesday, Sept. 6, for regular business hours. Central Services also will be closed Monday, Sept. 5. Garbage and recycling will be picked up on Monday, Sept. 5. Yard waste recycling also will take place…

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Kudos to the city of Quincy! Someone really does read those emails

The City of Quincy deserves kudos. I’m here to pass them along. My usual route to and from work takes me from Sixth and Jefferson Streets north to my office.   For weeks, I kept hitting the same darn road depression (not a pothole) when heading home on Sixth south of Washington Street — well, unless…

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City to present two options for future of recycling at Wednesday forum, but Mays welcomes all ideas

QUINCY — Jeff Mays, director of administrative services, says city officials will present two proposals for the future of recycling in Quincy during a community forum from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 6 in the Community Room of the Quincy Town Center, 3347 Quincy Mall. When people consider the proposals, Mays wants them to…

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Ask MRN: Will city pick up extra garbage bags that don’t fit into my tote?

Dear MRN: I recently saw one of the city’s garbage totes in my neighborhood with several bags of garbage that did not fit into the tote. Will the city still pick up all of those bags? Kevin McClean, director of Central Services, says he would tell employees in his department not to pick up the…

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City Hall, Central Services closed Monday for President’s Day

QUINCY — Quincy City Hall will be closed on Monday in observance of President’s Day.  It will reopen Tuesday for regular business hours.  The Quincy City Council Meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday in City Hall Council Chambers. Central Services will be closed Monday. However, garbage and recycling will be picked up Monday.…

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City Hall, Central Services to be closed Monday; garbage and recycling will be picked up

QUINCY — Quincy City Hall will be closed Monday in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. It will reopen Tuesday for regular business hours.  The weekly Quincy City Council meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the council chambers. Central Services will be closed Monday. However, garbage and recycling will be picked…

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City Hall, Central Services closed Thursday and Friday; garbage, recycling won’t be picked up Thursday

QUINCY — City Hall will be closed on Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.  City Hall will reopen Monday for regular business hours.  Central Services will be closed Thursday and Friday. Garbage and recycling will not be picked up on Thursday. The route normally picked up on Thursday will be picked up…

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Central Services director pleased with pothole truck

QUINCY — A truck the city has used for two months isn’t filling more potholes than in the past, but it is filling them better than in the past. The city agreed earlier this year on a three-month lease for a truck from Bergkamp Inc. in Salina, Kan., to fix potholes. Kevin McClean, director of…

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New labor deal calls for raises, garbage/recycling pickup changes; Troup freezes new liquor licenses

QUINCY — Your garbage will be picked up every day but three during the next three years. The Quincy City Council approved adoption of a three-year agreement with the International Association of Machinist and Aerospace Workers, Lodge 822-District 9, concerning terms and wages from May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2024. The employees at the…

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