QUINCY — The Quincy Riverfront Development Corporation is formed, and board members are selected. The next step is determining how the corporation will handle the money it receives. That topic dominated Wednesday afternoon’s meeting in City Council chambers. The nine-member board will guide the implementation of the riverfront master plan and oversee the development of […]
QUINCY — A resolution to authorize incentives for new residential constructions west of 12th Street between Harrison and Locust was approved during Monday’s Quincy City Council meeting. However, an amendment to that resolution that would also have offered those incentives to residential constructions east of 12th Street did not. The resolution called for waiving water […]
QUINCY — Aldermen voted Monday night to authorize another $250,000 for the Quincy Workforce Relocation Assistance Program (Q-WRAP), but it was clear some aldermen aren’t convinced of the program’s effectiveness. The program aims to incentivize out-of-town employees to move to Quincy by offering $5,000 in property tax relief for those buying a house or $3,500 […]
Aldermen waited until after an executive session meeting to public address three resolutions on the agenda for Monday’s Quincy City Council meeting. They approved a motion to combine the three resolutions into one.
At Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, aldermen unanimously approved a $2.4-million state grant application to help pay for part of the $4.45 million plan to spruce up the two block stretch of Sixth Street between Maine and Vermont.
QUINCY — The City of Quincy is asking for the submission of sealed proposals for the purchase and redevelopment of the 17 parcels of property, including the site of the former Newcomb Hotel at 400 Maine. All of the properties are vacant lots. Chuck Bevelheimer, director of planning and development for the city, said most […]
QUINCY — Mike Troup’s first “Lunch with the Mayor” drew about 15 people to City Council chambers Wednesday afternoon. “I think it was good,” he said. “We need to do more of these. Some ideas that came up today are important, and we need to follow up with them.” Quincy Planning and Development Director Chuck […]
Bob Gough, MRN Publisher/GM, sits down with the City of Quincy’s Director of Planning and Development to talk about his time in Quincy, which began in 1994. MRN This Week is furnished by Harvey’s.
QUINCY — The City of Quincy is ready to spend money to attract new workers after approving on Monday night a resolution authorizing the Quincy Workforce Relocation Assistance Program. The program, known as Q-WRAP, is designed to provide up to $5,000 in a one-time property tax rebate to people who live outside Quincy and buy […]
QUINCY — Changes made to the original proposal for a coffee bar at the intersection of Seventh and Broadway satisfied the Quincy Plan Commission at its Tuesday meeting. The commission voted to support the issuance of a special use permit to allow the development of Carter’s Coffee Bar, a coffee/specialty drink shop. All landscaping, buffers […]